Top 10 Themed Hotels In India - Updated 2024

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India is a sight to behold. The Taj Mahal in Agra stands as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Indian food is incredibly diverse and delicious, and the natural attractions such as Kaas Plateau in Maharashtra are spectacular in all possible ways you can imagine. The people, the festivals, the culture, the history; if those aren’t reason enough to visit, what else could possibly be? Not to mention, India is one of the most affordable travel destinations in the world. They even have remarkable themed hotels you can stay in, amongst the many other wonderful accommodations the country has. Of the many you can choose from, we’ve narrowed down the top themed hotels in India that are perfect for you. Keep reading to find out more.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 22, 2024.

1. Hard Rock Hotel Goa (from USD 73)

Set against a tropical landscape, your stay at Hard Rock Hotel Goa will make you feel like the main character in a teen beach film. The accommodation is nestled in the popular North Goan town of Calangute. It features capacious and elegant rooms, complete with modern conveniences such as free Wi-Fi connection, a TV, and a bathroom.

With two dining spots, plus a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a spa and wellness center, your belly, skin and mind are well looked after here. To keep the guests entertainment, musical performances and games are held here regularly. Some of the must-visit attractions nearby include Calangute beach, Mandovi River, and Club Cabana, to name but a few.

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Hard Rock Hotel Goa Calangute

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 370/14 Porbavaddo, Calangute, Bardez
403.54 km (250.8 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

2. The Imperial, New Delhi (from USD 223)

This classy, sophisticated hotel sits right in the heart of New Delhi. Contemporary and elegant, this is also paradise for art aficionados as paintings, pictures, and murals representing Delhi’s history decorate the hotel, making it feel like a well-curated museum. There is an outdoor pool, a health club, and spa services to unwind. Plus, there are seven scrumptious dining options on the premises.

The rooms are modern, spacious, and spotless, with high ceilings and all of the necessary conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, TV, and a bathroom. Some of the famous attractions close to the property include India Gate, Madame Tussauds Delhi, and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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The Imperial Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Janpath Ln, Central Delhi, New Delhi and NCR, India, 110001
1153.29 km (716.7 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

3. The Belstead, Chennai (from USD 72)

Located in the heart of Chennai, this three-star hotel exudes elegance and sophistication, with vibrant Indian art adorning each room. Bits and pieces of Indian culture adorn the entire hostel, as you’d often spot an interesting painting that gives insight of their customs. The rooms offer gorgeous city views, as well as are kitted out with general amenities such as free Wi-Fi connection, a TV, a bathroom kit, etc.

There’s a multi-cuisine restaurant on site, and a buffet breakfast is served every day. After your meal, you can take a walk in the garden to burn off those calories. Guests also have access to free private parking. If you wish to explore the area, the hotel is close to Spencer Plaza mall, the US Embassy, Ma Chidambaram Stadium, Government Museum Chennai, and other attractions.

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The Belstead

Wifi Available

Address: 103, M.G Road, Nungambakkam. Chennai
1036.04 km (643.8 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre

4. Sherlock Homes A Heritage Theme Hotel, Ooty (from USD 119)

If you’re a fan of Sherlock Holmes, whether it’s the series adaptation, movie, or the original book, you absolutely have to stay here. The lodging is made to look like it was built in the 1800s in London. The spacious rooms have brick chimneys, and come with a cable TV and a private bathroom.

Guests can unwind in the garden, go horseback riding, sign up for forest excursions, or indulge in fishing. The in-house restaurant serves a variety of dishes, including Indian, Chinese and continental meals. Even though the hotel is iconic and enjoyable in itself, you shouldn’t miss out on nearby attractions like Ooty Rose Garden, Ooty Doddabetta Peak, and Ooty Botanical Gardens.

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Wifi Available

Address: Tiger Hill Road, Upper Thalyatimund
948.62 km (589.5 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

5. The Dune Eco Beach Village and Spa, Pondicherry (from USD 73)

Set on a vast area of land and overlooking the sea, this hotel in Pondicherry houses eco-friendly bungalows that nature lovers will love staying in. These bungalows are kitted out with organic linens, solar water system, and a private garden. There are also air-conditioned rooms and suites with modern comforts.

The on-site restaurant serves a delicious variety of Indian and continental fare. Guests can start the day here with laps in the indoor or outdoor pool, followed by a traditional massage.

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The Dune Eco Beach Village and Spa

Address: Pudhukuppam, Pondicherry - Chennai ECR Road, Pondicherry, India, 604303
1085.19 km (674.4 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

6. Pearl Palace Heritage Boutique Hotel, Jaipur (from USD 47)

Located close to Jaipur train station, this hotel has an old-world charm that you will simply adore. It provides heritage-style accommodations, complete with relics and antique-style furniture in each room. Rooms and suites also depict various art styles and traditions from different places in India such as yellow sandstone sculptures that are synonymous with Jaisalmer, Madhubani paintings that belong to Bihar, houseboats that are associated with Kashmir, and more.

If you’re looking for a unique experience, book the luxury room with vintage jeep tour. Besides free wireless internet access, it comes with an English speaking guide who will show you around the city. City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Albert Hall Museum are some of the attractions located nearby.

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Pearl Palace Heritage Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 54 Gopal Bari , Lane # 2 . Ajmer Road
924.7 km (574.6 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Laundry Dry cleaning Breakfast in the room Ironing service Free parking

7. The Corner Courtyard Boutique Hotel, Kolkata (from USD 56)

Vibrant and airy, you can find this exquisite hotel in Kolkata. Each room is painted in a distinct color to reflect a particular aspect of Kolkata. The yellow and black color is associated with the city’s iconic taxis, the red color symbolizes women and goddess Durga, the blue color reminds of Bengal’s colonial era, and the charcoal takes you back to the cinema of yesteryear. All the rooms are air-conditioned, and offer gorgeous view of the city.

The hotel also has a multi-cuisine restaurant, laundry facilities, and free parking. It’s close to several modes of transportation such as the Sarat Bose Road bus station and Sealdah railway station, as well as various attractions such as Zoological Garden, Science City, Kalighat, and more.

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The Corner Courtyard

Wifi Available

Address: 92/B, Sarat Bose Road
1658.83 km (1030.8 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms

8. Le Sutra Hotel, Mumbai (from USD 191)

Nestled in the lively city of Mumbai, this unique art hotel is well-loved by previous guests. It features a variety of brilliant Indian artworks and rooms inspired by Indian mythology. All the rooms have free wireless internet access, a TV, a bathroom, and a minibar.

This modish hotel offers a great range of facilities to ensure convenience and relaxation. These include a spa, free parking, two restaurant, and a tour desk that will help you with travel arrangements. It is set in a lovely location, about 0.5 km (0.3 m) from Arabian Sea. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai is just a short drive away from the property.

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Le Sutra Hotel, Khar, Mumbai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 14 Union Park, Khar (W),
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

9. Beach Box Hotel, Bardez (from USD 23)

The lovely Beach Box Hotel is a mix of rustic and vibrant, with a slight Bohemian touch to it. A delicious restaurant, free private parking, a bar, a garden, and an indoor pool are all available to ensure a quality stay. Not only that, a memorable time in this hostel is promised.

Guests will be pleased by the clean and well-furnished rooms that come with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, and a pool view. Delicious continental and Asian breakfast is served every morning. Baga beach is just a hop, skip and jump away from the hotel.

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Beach Box Hotel

Address: Ward No.5, House No.586/A Baga, Arpora, Bardez
401.36 km (249.4 mi) from Bandra Sea View

On-site parking Internet services Indoor pool (all year) Pool bar Air conditioning 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Indoor pool Pets allowed

10. The Tree House Resort, Chandwaji (from USD 185)

This unique eco-resort is nestled amidst the lush forests of Syari Valley. From here, you can soak up the views of Aravalli ranges. The resort incorporates three elements of nature: air, water and earth, and rooms are designed according to these themes. Plus, each room has wooden floors and walls, with a giant tree branch inside, giving you the Tarzan feel.

The hotel has an outdoor pool and a spa, which are perfect spots for R&R. To keep the young ones occupied, there’s a tennis court and a game room on site. Feeling hungry? The in-house restaurant served Chinese and Indian fare. The Tree House is a 15-minute drive from the majestic Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort.

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The Tree House Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Nature farms, Opp. Amity University, 34Km milestone, NH8
927.6 km (576.4 mi) from Bandra Sea View

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

India and its spectacular themed hotels

India should be on everyone’s bucket list. When you’re planning a trip to this colossal country, make sure to book an accommodation that you’ll remember forever — and the above listed themed hotels fit the bill.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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