The brand-new Taj Swarna, meaning golden, opened its doors in January 2017 and is the first true luxury property to come to Amritsar. The hotels is strategically located in the heart of the city at Basant Avenue, adjacent to the Trillium Mall, and is also a convenient 12km from the airport. With its high ceiling and glass panelled exterior, the lobby at Taj Swarna exudes warmth and elegance, with design elements drawing inspiration from the local Amritsar craft and culture, as well as the famous nearby Golden Temple (just twenty minutes’ drive away) which is the city’s main draw.
The hotel comprises of 157 en-suite rooms, with modern amenities and floor to ceiling windows, which flood the rooms with natural light. Already the hotel is building a name for fantastic food at the hotels three restaurants; Grand Trunk serving traditional Indian, The Peg with international cuisine, and The Chinese specialising in a Szechuan and Cantonese menu. The Peg Bar and Lounge is has a relaxed vibe and is also the perfect place for a “Punjabi peg” at the end of a long day. And to ensure everybody’s needs are catered for, Taj Swarna also has a Jiva spa, fitness centre and pool. The service throughout is welcoming and friendly; a true testament to Punjab’s famous hospitality!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
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