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Best Places To Stay In Delhi: Premier Stays In The Bustling Capital - Updated 2020

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New Delhi today, is a delightful melting pot of many communities, cultures and ancient and modern ethos. This colourful city is situated near Agra, world renowned for the exquisite “Marvel in Marble” - the spellbinding Taj Mahal. The vibrant metropolis is recognized as the fashion capital of the country and is home to a variety of monumental examples of ancient and modern architecture. New Delhi offers a wide range of accommodation that cater to the needs of the affluent, the mid-range and the budget conscious traveller, depending on their duration of stay. The best time to visit New Delhi is between October to March.

1. Maiden's Hotel, New Delhi (from 141.50 USD)

Located in New Delhi’s Shamnath Marg, Maiden’s Hotel is a favourable hotel choice for holiday stays. The old world charm of this hotel, located in a quiet location of New Delhi, makes this a much sought after Hotel. The service here is impeccable and the hotel is in a convenient location at about 200m (656ft) from Civil Lines Station. You can take a train from here and reach Connaught Place, in 10 minutes, to access the Delhi Metro. You will find the staff very courteous and ready to serve you. The Wi-Fi is available at a price of INR 190 (USD 2.90). All the rooms are very spacious and furnished with good wooden closets . You can even choose one of the suites, for additional space. The delicious meals here, will have you hooked to this hotel, for a long time.

Maiden's Hotel

Address: 7, Sham Nath Marg, 110054 New Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 141.50 USD

2. Cedar Room (from 78 USD)

Located in Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi, this south Delhi bed and breakfast place, is quite popular. The rates are 72 USD for 2 adults for a night’s stay and the quality of breakfast is excellent.

Included with the rate is a well-maintained room with an attached bathroom. The staff here are very friendly and you would be happy to choose to stay, at this popular B&B. A review from an American guest says that the hotel has impeccable service, is very spacious and has a great ambiance, too. The guest goes on to mention that he chose the Cedar Room, twice during the two visits that he made to New Delhi and would not hesitate to choose the same place, again! Wishing you happy visits and pleasant stays at the Cedar!

Cedar Room

Address: Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi (see map)

Price: from 78 USD

3. Swagatham Home Stay (from 39 USD)

A very comfortable homely care and concern, provided by benevolent hosts Deepa and Raman, who own this place, is what makes the Swagatham, a perfect homestay!. Swagatham is located in a classy area of New Delhi. Plush interiors, warm and gracious care by the hosts and an absolutely safe locality, credit this as one of the best homestays listed on Airbnb, in New Delhi.

The Green Park Metro Station is just minutes away from this place. You can take an autorickshaw and reach the Metro for a meagre 1 USD. The accommodation consists of two rooms, a bathroom, with two beds, inclusive of a double bed and kitchen, provided with all the utensils and necessary requirements.

For those of you who would like additional reviews of this place, I would like to mention here, one from a mother and daughter, who recommend this place for every stay in New Delhi, as they feel, that this is the safest and most pristine home stay! Another visitor, particularly mentions about how well he was taken care of by the hosts, when he fell sick, during his stay at the Swagatham.He also particularly mentions that he feels ever so grateful to the hosts, Deepa and Raman, for their utmost concern and cordiality. Certainly, a must-stay, indeed!

Swagatham Home Stay

Address: Uday Park, Near Plaza, off August Kranti Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 39 USD

4. 5 * Homestay - Indian Family (from 21 USD)

This is an absolutely spacious private apartment home stay, with a 5-star rating. Located in Sarita Vihar, south Delhi, the apartment houses three separate guest rooms on a separate floor. The entire apartment can accommodate up to eight guests. The hosts, Atul and his family are very friendly and gracious. They are known to shower the utmost care and cordiality towards their visitors. Needless to say, the delicious home cooked food here is every visitor’s favourite! The hosts are always eager to share some leisure time, chatting with visitors.

The apartment is totally spic and span all around. It has the best collection of all pots and pans, stacked up tidily in the kitchen and provides for a super clean European bathroom. Priced at 21 USD per night, for two guests, you cannot hope to be asking for a more reasonable rate! For those of you interested in other reviews, there are plenty. One of them mentions the kindness and concern extended by the family here on each of their visits. The visitors were offered extensive advice about every aspect of New Delhi, which helped a long way, in guiding them, during their visits. Airport pickups and additional cleaning are charged separately. A home away from home and a dream home stay in New Delhi for sure!

5 * Homestay - Indian Family - Meals - Avlb

Address: C - 497, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India. (see map)

Price: from 21 USD

5. Casablanca - Chic Studio Penthouse Apartment (from 79.50 USD)

Casablanca is a posh, medium-sized apartment, with all the modern amenities and a great host in Nikhil Taneja. This location is barely 6-minutes away from the world famous landmark, India Gate. It is also close to the Defence Colony. Breakfast is available in the morning and other meals can be ordered from any of the good restaurants, located nearby. The well-equipped kitchen can be put to full use and groceries are available on call, by order. You might have to get used to the noise around this busy location here at Casablanca, but with its proximity to the airport and Lajpatnagar Metro Station, you will feel relaxed about the convenience that this place offers. The apartment is well-maintained and cleaning services are available. At 79.50 USD per night, you will be extremely pleased with the good value for your money, at Casablanca. Reviews from guests provide a delightful feedback regarding their stay. Many of them are eager to visit this place again, enamoured by its genuine home away from home feeling! Casablanca is truly, a happy home stay for you!

Casablanca - Chic Studio Penthouse Apartment

Address: D 348 Defence Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 79.50 USD

6. Heritage Apartment [email protected] Hauz Khas Village (from 68 USD)

A quiet, Rajasthani styled, lavish home stay apartment, located in Hauz Khas, this place is bound to receive your best reviews. Located in the heart of Delhi, just a 30-minute drive from the airport, all the major tourist attractions are within a 30-minute drive. The Heritage Apartment is hosted by Nalin Jha, and avails of all modern amenities, inclusive of a fully stocked kitchen, ready to use. Hauz Khas is a very popular location for a safe and convenient stay for all tourists visiting New Delhi. The apartment is situated close to many of the best restaurants in Delhi.

The accommodation offers a double bedroom and kitchen with a well-maintained bathroom. The apartment is well furnished with plush interiors. Nalin is a gracious host and is always readily available for any enquiry or suggestion. You will enjoy the beautiful views of the Hauz Khas pond from the balcony or you can pop down to the French patisserie, located below, for a great morning breakfast and coffee. Nalin’s recommendations around New Delhi. go a long way in making your stay all the more memorable.

Centrally located in a pleasant setting, this place certainly makes for a memorable stay. Some of the best reviews from guests rate this as a 5 star, roomy and refreshing home stay! Certainly, time to check out the Heritage Apartment for a great nome stay!

Heritage Apartment [email protected] Hauz Khas Village

Address: Hauz Khas, New Delhi (see map)

Price: from 68 USD

7. The Leela Palace, New Delhi (from 304.50 USD)

A remarkably chic and extravagantly styled modern hotel, Leela Palace has a dearth of facilities, on offer. The pristine ambiance, combined with excellent room service, variety of food choices, gym and spa facilities and a rooftop swimming pool that overlooks the beautiful city, makes this hotel a luxurious choice. Located in Chanakyapuri, the Leela Palace is situated close to many of the landmarks in New Delhi, including the Rashtrapathi Bhavan and Jantar Mantar. The international airport is a mere 15km (9.3 miles) away and the airport drop off service is a great bonus.

You might also want to check out the Qube Restaurant which offers international cuisine from their super styled, flawless, open kitchen. The best of Indian cuisine is also available, here. The exquisite architecture and Royal Indian touch are unique to the Leela Palace. Many of its guests have declared the Palace their best ever choice for the totally perfect combination of niceties, on offer here. Time to favour the flavour of the Royal Leela Palace!

The Leela Palace

Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, 110023 New Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 304.50 USD

8. The Hyatt Regency (from 139 USD)

Another top-notch, luxury hotel that comes with a super pampering package, the Hyatt Regency leaves you totally breathless. The Hyatt provides you more than a stay while you are miles away from your home. The palatial ambiance of their rooms and the grand spas, take you to an all-new height of heavenly rejuvenation. Their state of the art gym and courteous and kind staff with prompt service at your door, are all a part of the privileges during your stay here. While you might find similar options at some of the other grand hotels, the unique offer at the Hyatt Regency is that your food choices are completely taken care of by the most professional chefs, in their perfectly organised kitchen. To add to this, dining services are at your beck and call, 24 hours a day. The Hyatt is also located very close to the busy business centre of Delhi - Bikaji Cama Place. All reviews give high praise for this ‘all in one’ hotel.

Indeed, the Hyatt is your chance to make the most of an internationally acclaimed place to stay!

The Hyatt Regency

Address: Bhikaji Cama Place, Ring Road, 110066 New Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 139 USD

9. Bajaj Indian Home Stay (from 56.50 USD)

Located in the most popular shopping hub of Karol Bagh, this home stay is a preferred choice for a relaxing holiday away from home. The Bajaj Home Stay has well-maintained, air-conditioned rooms on offer, with all amenities. To top it all off, this place has a massage centre on the roof top and the Haveli restaurant, to provide you with the most appetising Indian and international cuisine.

You can easily get a cab to reach the international airport, which is just 18km (11 miles) away. Home stay prices are inclusive of Wi-Fi and 24/7 room service. Many of the other reviews mention the home stay’s clean bathrooms and courteous staff who are always kind and helpful. A holiday home to suit your choices, indeed!

Bajaj Indian Home Stay

Address: 8A/34 W.E.A, Karol Bagh, Near Channa Market, Karol Bagh, 110005 New Delhi, India. (see map)

Price: from 56.50 USD

10. Hotel Florence (from 75.5 USD)

Hotel Florence is located in New Delhi’s Karol Bagh, the very hub of shopping centres in this Cosmopolitan capital. Good, air conditioned rooms, with an additional locker to fit in your laptop, together with a mini pantry facility, are made available, The International Airport is around 22km from here and you could reach there, by a cab, very comfortably. Laundry and dry cleaning services are made available and the rooms are always well maintained All the other reviews particularly mention about the cleanliness of this place, the large rooms and the excellent dinner available here. Special mentions about the Reception personnel for their kind and helpful service is a big takeaway for visitors intending to consider staying at this place. A welcome stay and a good value for money indeed!

Hotel Florence

Address: 2719, Bank Street, Adjacent to R.C Jewellers Showroom, Karol Bagh, Karol bagh, 110005 New Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 75.5 USD

11. Emperor Palms Hotel (from 57 USD)

Hotel Emperor Palms at Karol Bagh has been welcoming guests since 29th Apr 2011. Emperor Palms, located at Karol Bagh, is more often preferred by visitors to avail of its proximity to the popular markets of New Delhi. This place is located just 10 minutes away from the shopping hub at Karol Bagh and also, 2km away from the famous Lakshmi Narayan Birla temple. A simple, traditional ambience, basic facilities inclusive of a tea/coffee making equipment are readily available. While many other Hotel stays offer similar amenities, the additional advantage of a currency exchange facility here, might beckon you here. The Hotel also offers to make arrangements for a city tour on additional payment. The Hotel restaurant has a 24*7 dining service, with varied choices of International cuisine. Make a good choice and fulfil your shopping pursuits at this stay!

Hotel Emperor Palms

Address: 15 A-7, W.E.A Karol bagh, Near Karol Bagh Metro Station, Karol bagh, 110005 New Delhi, India (see map)

Price: from 57 USD

12. Tastefully designed studio (from 52 USD)

As the name suggests, this is a very well-designed apartment with lavish interiors and a perfect home stay for two. At 52 USD per night, this place is one of the most sought after apartment. The hostess, Sneha, is very accommodating and cordial to visitors. This well-designed studio apartment is just a 10-minute walk to the nearest Metro station and a 10-minute drive to Chattarpur MRT. Uber taxis are available on call and are very safe. Also, you can reach Gurgaon by a cab in 20 minutes. You will be happy to know that Asia’s largest mall is just a stone’s throw, a 5-minute walk from here. The restaurant located just below the studio is also owned by Sneha and offers delectable choices of Indian food. Overall, a luxurious and clean place, you would be delighted to visit again!

Tastefully designed studio

Address: Vasant Kunj Marg, New Delhi, India. (see map)

Price: from 52 USD

Happy Holidaying in New Delhi!

The vibrant city of New Delhi is a place that evokes enormous interest to the avid traveller. This multi-cultural city offers myriad choices of places to stay for every first-time traveller. The best duration to visit New Delhi is between the months of October to March. This city enjoys a sub-tropical, humid climate: summers from April to June are usually hot and humid. July to September marks the Monsoon season. The winters, between October to January are rather cold with the mercury dropping to 2-degree celsius (35.6 F). Bright and pleasant afternoons during winter will make you feel most comfortable for your outdoor holiday treks and trails. New Delhi is the prime location, very well connected to most of the top holiday destinations of Northern India. Make your travel to New Delhi the most memorable one! Happy Holidaying ahead!….

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