May be money cannot buy everything, but when it comes to luxury it surely can provide you everything you want. And who can tell this better than the rich people who don’t shy away from staying in expensive hotels in India in order to get that extra special treatment or feel like a royal. For elite guests such as movie stars, politicians and industrialists, luxury is all about the best without any compromises. So we bring you a list of five most expensive hotels in India where every penny spent is worth it.
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Taj Lake Palace is one of the best 5 star hotels in Udaipur that enjoys a picturesque setting on Lake Pichola and is equipped world class services and amenities. The hotel’s Grand Presidential Suite named as Shambu Prakash is one of the most expensive in the country at a whopping Rs. 6 lakh. High-end amenities in this hotel include pickup facility from airport in a shiny Jaguar or a vintage car from the Maharaja’s private fleet; private butler; Jiva Spa treatment ‘Mewar-E-Khas’; and a romantic shikara ride on the moonlit Pichola Lake amongst others.
Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
The former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad, Taj Falaknuma Palace is featured as one of the top 10 heritage hotels in India. At Rs. 5 lakh plus taxes for a night, the Grand Presidential Suite which is also known as ‘Nizam suite’ is the costliest accommodation. The suite offers recreational facilities such as private Jacuzzi, private swimming pool and salon.
The Leela Palace, New Delhi
Based in the posh Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi, The Leela Palace hotel is one of the best luxury hotels in India. The Grand Deluxe Room charges nearly Rs 25,000 for a night and the Maharaja Suite costs around Rs. 4.5 lakh per night. Guests staying in the Maharaja Suite can enjoy plush amenities like a private temperature controlled plunge pool and Jacuzzi having a seating area that overlooks the city’s skyline.
The Oberoi, Mumbai
Located at Mumbai’s most spectacular and familiar area, Marine Drive, The Oberoi Mumbai boasts of unrivalled ocean views from rooms, public areas and restaurants. A Deluxe Room at the Oberoi can cost you around Rs. 25,000 while the Presidential Suite costs as much as Rs. 3 lakh. Spread across 2,056 square feet, the Presidential Suite features a master bedroom, bathroom, pantry, dining area and two living spaces.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
Situated just 600 metres away from the iconic Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvilas is one of the popular 5 star hotels in India. The Kohinoor Suite of the hotel charges about Rs. 2.5 lakh and has windows that open to beautiful views of the Taj Mahal. In-room amenities in the suite include master bedroom, living room and dining room with attached pantry. Moreover, there is a standalone bathtub which offers uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal.
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