Top India Hotel Suites 2018

ITC Gardenia, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bengaluru, India

Peacock Suite There aren’t many suites more representative of India’s connection to the natural world than the Peacock Suite at ITC Gardenia. UK-based designer Francesca Basu brought the modern interiors of this two-story 5,040-sq-ft suite alive through the subtle integration of peacock feathers and shades of blue and green into each white and bright high-ceilinged room. Not so subtle, but […]

Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India

The Kohinoor Suite With views of Taj Mahal peeking out over the treetops, Oberoi Amarvilas lets you to step into another time. The sprawling resort celebrates India’s unique culture and architecture, with Mughalinspired design and luxurious materials throughout. In its Kohinoor Suite (named for the famous 105.6-carat Indian diamond that is now part of the British Crown Jewels), white marble […]

Raj Palace, Jaipur, India  

Maharajah’s Pavilion The four floors of the Maharajah’s Pavilion are certainly regal — with antique Indian furniture, crystal chandeliers (the dining room is thought to have the world’s largest chandelier) and gold leaf–painted walls. The first floor has a private lobby, lounge and bar; the second floor (where Thakur Sahib stayed) overlooks the Charbagh gardens and has a private museum […]

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India

The Nizam Suite In its dramatic setting 2,000ft above Hyderabad, the former home of the Nizam, Taj Falaknuma Palace is a reminder of the grandeur that distinguished their reign. It is also home to world-class fine dining venue Adaa. Of all the palace’s restored rooms, it’s the opulent Nizam Suite that stands out most; this expansive suite, which is said […]

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

Grand Presidential Suite Floating in the middle of Lake Pichola, Taj Lake Palace enjoys 360-degree views of the waters and the nearby city, and despite the tranquillity of being away from the mainland, a short boat ride will take you to the busy streets in minutes. Built in 1743 by the royal dynasty of Mewar, the Taj exudes the kind […]

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Rajasthan, India

The Kohinoor Suite Set on the 200-year-old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar, The Oberoi Udaivilas is spread over 50 acres, including a 20-acre wildlife sanctuary. The hotel’s intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors reflects the geography of Udaipur itself, whose seven lakes are linked by canals. The Kohinoor Suite offers complete privacy — accessed through a sunlit […]

The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India

The Tata Suite If you are looking for the splendor and majesty that even a maharaja would appreciate, The Tata Suite at the flagship Taj property has all that and more. It perfectly mixes colonial and Indian styles with antique furniture, luxurious hand-knotted carpets, Makrana marble floors inlaid with marquetry timber and pieces from Indian artists MF Husain, Ram Kumar […]