The Leela Palace New Delhi
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The Leela Palace New Delhi, described as 'Delhi's palace hotel', is the place to stay for those who love opulent and contemporary luxury.
Standing majestically at Chanakyapuri the hotel is situated in the heart of Delhi's Diplomatic Enclave, and is in close proximity to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Prime Minister’s residence, leading Business Districts and historical monuments, making it a perfect choice for discerning business and leisure travellers. The Leela Palace is a great option if you are looking to experience modern Indian hospitality while in the county's capital; from ornate crystal chandeliers and decadent fresh flower displays to antique-style furniture, every room is like a showcase of tasteful indulgence.
The Leela Palace New Delhi represents the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyen’s Delhi; the lobby is possibly one of the most breathtaking in India and the rooms are some of the biggest with no expense spared in all categories. The 254 spacious guest rooms and suites come equipped with the latest technology, such as hands-free phones, flat screen televisions in the bathtubs and complimentary Wi-fi.
There is a great range of uber chic dining options on offer: Japanese, Italian and Indian cuisine all fight for your attention. Le Cirque is the most sought-after fine dining restaurant in New Delhi, featuring the city’s most prestigious show kitchen, and breakfast is taken in the modern Qube restaurant where floor to ceiling glass windows look out onto the gardens.
Make sure to visit the award-winning and exclusive spa, designed by Jeffrey Wilkes in conjunction with ESPA, and don't miss the rooftop infinity pool with its stunning views of the capital, named among the top ten hotels around the world by Robb Report USA. All in all, the service and surroundings in The Leela will leave you feeling like a modern Maharaja.
The Leela Palace New Delhi is located 15 kilometres (45-minute drive) from the international airport, and 10 kilometres (or 30-minute drive) from the railway station.
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