Want to get cosy feels inside a capsule that has all the modern amenities? A pod hotel will come to your rescue. These hotels have futuristic pods, some of which look like a spaceship. Most of these pods can fit in a single person and is apt for all those who love their privacy coupled with comfort. As technology is progressing, these pod hotels are gradually coming up in different parts of India. So, which are the best pod hotels in India? Here are 5 options:
1. Urban Pod, Mumbai
Known as the first pod hotel in India, Urban Pod in Andheri East, Mumbai comes with amenities like a cosy bed, plasma television, personal reading light, power socket, hangers, wall mirror, AC and more, all inside one capsule. As a perk, the hotel offers its guests a personal locker too. Guests can choose from Classic Pod, Private Pod and Ladies Only Pod. There are special rooms in the hotel for the differently-abled too. Rates of staying here vary between around ₹2300-₹2600 per night for single occupancy, including breakfast. To know more, click here.
2. Snooze At My Space, Delhi Airport
Those looking for a pod experience in Delhi can book their stay in this hotel. These pods are available to international transit passengers and can be reserved with an Indian Visa. The pods are usually available to international passengers and only select Air-India Domestic flight passengers. The pods are priced at around ₹5000 and above. One needs to follow certain procedures to book a pod here, which are detailed on the official website.
3. Hotel Astropods Airport, Mumbai
This hotel gives a pocket-friendly experience inside a pod in Mumbai. The pods have amenities like high-speed Wifi, AC, comfortable bedding and 24 hours power backup, among others. All the bare essentials come with the needed comfort at the pods here at just around ₹999. To know more, click here.
4. IRCTC Pods, Mumbai
This is another budget pod option in Mumbai at the Mumbai Central Station. It has amenities like Wi-Fi, AC, key card access, CCTV surveillance and washrooms. The prices start at ₹999 for 12 hours. These pods are the best options to relax your body before heading to work after a weary train journey. To know more, click here.
5. AventuraOoty, Ooty
The ‘O’ shaped capsules at AventuraOoty are different from the typical pods and they sit amid the lush greenery of Ooty at a height of around 4500 sq. feet above sea level. The pods look like hobbit homes of New Zealand and are surrounded by mountains. The rates at these capsules can vary from ₹1600-₹2500 per person per night depending on the time of the year.