Our ancient India was famous for its remarkable structures, heritage monuments and historical places that hosted some great empires of its time. And today, in modern India many of these royal places are converted into beautiful five-star luxurious Hotel and Resort properties that are world famous. These expensive hotels offer services not only to the elite class of the country but also plenty of holidaymakers from across the world. Many foreigners pay up to 12,000 American dollars for just one night stay in these magnificent and most expensive properties. You will be amazed to hear that minimum Price start from Rs 50,000/- and rise upto Rs 25,00,000/- for a one-night stay.
What if I told you that world most expensive hotel suite room is in India. You will be surprised, no. And it’s true! The Shahi Mahal Suite at the Raj Palace Hotel in Jaipur charge 45000 US $ for just one Night. (Yes! it’s hard to believe, but true and therefore to prove our point we have given a link to this hotel site, Rajpalace.com, just scroll down to see the actual rate). Making it one of the most expensive Hotel Suite Room in this entire world. The wide range of super luxurious hotels distributed across the country provides endless possibilities for its visitors from across the world to enjoy the remarkable beauty of architectural beauty of India. Here is a list of top 10 Most Luxurious and Expensive Hotel In India that will really blow your mind away:
1.) The Taj Palace, Udaipur
The Taj Palace at Udaipur stands out for its unique and hospitable services which are a brand in itself. The hotel has a similar look to that of the famous “Taj Mahal”. The Aravalli Hills surrounds the hotel on one side of the lake and on the other side, you will find lofty palaces. The Hotel has as many as 66 luxurious decorated rooms and 17 splendor suites. It also consists all modern electronic gadgets and types of other equipment. Also inside the hotel, there is a mini-bar for the party and other celebration purposes. The hotel has a big meeting room for all kinds of gatherings. Another significant aspect of this hotel is the boat riding in the lake which the visitors can enjoy with a breathtaking view. The food is world-class with a mixture of both International and sub-continental delicious dishes which is perhaps the strongest points of the Taj Hotel. The room charges vary from approx. 50,000 – 10,00,000 INR. Shambhu Prakash Suite at Taj Lake Palace charges upto Rs 10 lakh (excluding taxes) per night, which is booming 15,660 American Dollars. Crazy, isn’t it?
2.) The Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
The Umaid Palace situated in Jodhpur is one of the most expensive and luxurious Hotel in India. It offers a wide range of antiques which are present in “Umaid Bhawan”, that draws tourists from all around the globe. The key features of this hotel is a spa that is traditional in nature and several other therapies to enhance beauty. Garden area of the hotel is mind-blowing. Here you can also find an awesome flowers collection, a center for yoga, and a tennis court to boot with small golf course. All rooms are air-conditioned and there are additional places to relax, which you may call relax room after a tired outing. Needless to say, the Umaid Bhawan has all the latest electronics amenities available for the entertainment of the visitors. The hotel also provides car rental facilities and the Jodhpur airport is just about 1km away from this place. The food is marvelous offering typical Rajasthani and other mouth-watering continental dishes. The price of rooms here ranges from 60,000-800,000 INR approx. Maharani and Maharaja Suites at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur charge Rs 8.8 lakh (excluding taxes) per night, which is almost 14,000 American Dollars.
3.) The Leela Palace, Udaipur
This exotic hotel is based on the royal city of “Udaipur”, a place known as the golden city. This hotel is one of the top and most expensive hotels in India. It is known to offer world-class infrastructure and facilities with efficient men in service. This hotel is surrounded by beautiful Lake Pichola which is an ideal spot to spend some quality time to spend with your near and dears. The other significant features of this hotel include the spa, gymnasium with some excellent service. The food is just awesome offering all kinds of variety like the Japanese, Italian and off course Indian cuisines as well. Not only that, if you are a beverage lover then this place offers some delightful beverages to savor. If you are fond of hard-drinks, then you will love the several foreign brands available.The standard room rates are between 50,000 – 6,40,000 INR, depending upon facilities you choose. The most expensive room is known as Maharaja Suite which cost Rs 6.4 lakh per night. Famous Hollywood personality Jennifer Lopez stayed here.
4. )The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
If you are looking for a place that is a combination of classiness, comfort, and leisure then this is the ideal place to be. Moreover, you can see all night the magnificent Taj Mahal (one of seven wonders in the world) from your Hotel room which provides you a taste of authentic India. With an inbuilt craftsmanship that comprises 102 rooms in all, one can witness the display of the wonderful pools, lovely gardens, and Taj Mahal. There is also 24-hour room service that will make you feel the comfort of your home. Basically, it’s your home away from home. This is one of the few hotels that has as many as 5 kitchens, each of them serving you a typical brand of tasty food which you will hardly find in any other common 5-star hotels. The hotel has a very convenient transportation system to visit all nearby places. Price range varies from 30,000 INR up to 7,50,600 INR approx making it one of the expensive hotel in India. Kohinoor Suite is most expensive room of this hotel which cost you almost Rs 7.5 lakh per night.
5. )The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
The Oberoi Udaivilas is again located in the charming city of Udaipur. If you are looking for ultimate luxury then this is the place to be. It is located near the banks of the Lake Pichola offers a dynamic look to the spectators here. And that is a reason for many Indian billionaire weddings to held at this hotel. One of the most marking features of this hotel includes private rooms that lead directly to semi-private temperature controlled swimming pools that offer awesome viewing. Here you will find well-decorated rooms with all possible modern amenities. To every room, there is an attached luxurious bathroom. You will also find a pub in the hotel which offers several branded drinks as well. A remarkable feature of this spot includes a boat ride in the lake where you can enjoy spectacular viewing of the scenery with your desired drinks or beverages. The food here is a class apart with a variety of Rajasthani and other Indian dishes. This Hotel is the 5th best hotel in the world and best hotel in Asia as per Travel + Leisure, the USA in 2011. Room rates roughly range from 55,000 rupees to 10,00,000 INR. Kohinoor Suite with Private Pool and Garden Terrace is an expensive hotel room with the whopping cost of Rs 10 Lakh per night making this hotel in top 3 most expensive hotels in India.
6. ) The ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon
ITC Hotels is one of the oldest five star hotel chains in India. This property is a 5-star hotel located in Gurgaon which is approximately 45 km from New Delhi. Spread across 1.2 square kilometers, the resort has awesome 100 luxury suites, 4 presidential villas with magnificent a golf course. You will find 4 dining restaurant with 2 indigenous SPA rooms. As a world-class hotel would possess, the hotel consists of Yoga center, latest technology based gym, instant doctor-on-call service and a laundry as well. The Hotel Spa is the world famous medicated service on offer. It provides quality herbal and Ayurvedic treatment that one would desire after a hectic days schedule. ITC Grand has a couple of board and conference rooms that makes this place ideal for business meetings as well. Few important places are the Huda City Centre, Global Business Park, the DLF plaza and so on. Room rates range from 30,000 rupees to 5,00,000 rupees INR. Maratha Presidential Villa at ITC Grand Bharat cost you Rs 5 lakh per night.
7.)The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore
Located next to the Ranthambore National Park is another awesome hotel from Oberois in India. The reason we selected this hotel is not due to its price but due to the one significant feature of this hotel, Its location. Which is in the deep jungle that includes most luxury tents (ever witnessed) with awesome hospitality. Making this hotel certainly a unique one. There are only small buildings in the reception, the restaurant area, and the hall. The remaining places are all about the tents which are as big as 75 square meters. This hotel consists of 25 of such tents with almost all luxurious amenities and modern technical gadgets available including free WI-FI and air-conditions. However, there is no TV available. All the floors in the rooms are wooden-made having 4 poster beds in each of them. Each of them has private gardens and sitting areas along with attached bathrooms. The room service in here is excellent. Few other features of this hotel include the medicated spa, a well-equipped gymnasium a pool at the outdoor and a pond of lily flowers and a mini-bar. Exclusively for the tourists, there is a watch-tower from where they can enjoy watching the tiger reserve. This hotel also offers Jeep service for jungle safari and also one can enjoy musical nights organized here. Price ranges from 45000 to 1 lakh rupees per night.
8.) Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
One of the grand attractions of the illustrious city of Hyderabad, the Taj Falaknuma Palace is known to gratify with its traditional service in addition to incomparable hospitable services. The hallmark of this HOTEL is that it has as many as sixty guest rooms in all providing all necessary ambiences such as the coffee machine, intercom facility, a mini-bar, dish TV’s as so on. No issues conducting business meetings here as there is a separate conference room allotted for such purpose. Besides this hotel also gymnasium, internet, yoga services, a library for book-lovers and a spa as well. If are struggling with fatigue then there is always the swimming pool where you can just relax a recharge yourself. The dinner here is mind-blowing offering multiple cuisines that includes several Indian and Continental dishes right from breakfast to dinner. Few restaurants are here namely The Rotunda, Shikaar Ka Khaana and The Royal Terrace and so on. Other top features in here includes, babysitting, doctor on call, a.c. , salon, shuttle that is free to airport etc. The Charminar, Taramati Baradari and Salar Jung Museum is a must visit in here. The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and Secunderabad Railway Station is at close proximity. Standard room rates here vary from 37440 to 750000 rupees INR. Nizam Suite at Taj Falaknuma Palace cost Rs 7.5 lakh for one night.
9.) The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai
Based on the illustrious city of Mumbai, the Taj Mahal Palace, based on Colaba, welcomes you with ultimate pleasure, warm hospitality, and utmost luxury. It was re-established in the year 2003 by famous industrialist Mr.J.N TATA, and till date it stands out as a remarkable piece of Islamic architecture and style. The hotel has as many as 560 rooms and suites as many as 44 in number keeping in mind the different tastes and preferences of visitors. Each room quite spectacular vision of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India. The most convenient route towards International Airport is this place which is 20 miles from here only. The Taj Mahal Palace is known to have been visited by few legendary people like Bill Clinton, Angelina Jolie etc. As far as the food is concerned, it is excellently done with wide varieties of Chinese, Italian and Continental dishes that will surely blow your mind. The ‘Harbour Bar’ that was the first licensed bar of Mumbai is also located here. Other features include world-class spa treatment. All in all a fantastic and one of expensive hotel to stay in India. The Tata Suite Room at Taj Mahal Palace is somewhere Rs 9 lakh per night.
10.) The Park Hyatt Goa
The Park Hyatt is famous for its exclusively luxurious facilities and health treatment that is on offer for the guests. Hotel has the largest swimming pool in India, along with water slides. One can certainly enjoy playing beach volleyball, lawn tennis etc. Here is also the Goan Restaurant which provides world-class and mouth-watering dishes. There are also arrangements for little ones, like the baby diapers, sterilizers for bottles and toiletries. Needless to say that there is an outstanding fitness gym that has branded and latest technological types of equipment to make your fitter and stronger. Along with the great cuisines, you will find a famous bar offering drinks of multi-flavor. The good news for the businessmen is there are large conference rooms and lounges available for emergency business meetings. You will also get car rental service and money exchange too. There are 249 rooms on offer all fitted to support different requirements from tourists which includes LED TVs, attached bathrooms, room safe etc. Room price varies from 20,480 to 1.00,00 rupees INR. Overall the Park Hyatt is unmatched in its class.
Most Expensive Hotel in India
We have tried to give a special place to this unique and most expensive hotel in the world know as Raj Palace, situated in Jaipur, India.
This hotel is acknowledged and marked as The World’s Best Heritage Hotel by The World Travel awards 2007. The Raj Palace is recognized for its unique product as it is one of the only Places lived by the Maharajah that has been kept as it is, till date with original glory and charm. Can you imagine whopping 45,000 American Dollars is a cost of one of this hotel room? And if you are looking for a real luxurious experience with a true Indian flavor, then this hotel is an absolutely a right place for you (marked as the best luxury hotel in Palace category in the world).