In 2-star hotels, below are some necessary conditions that should be applied:-
At least 25% rooms should have Air-Conditioners.
Minimum Size of Bathrooms should be 30 Square Feet.
2-Star categories should have minimum one dining room serving all meals. Room service not necessary.
Note: The Ministry of Tourism may review and revise the cities falling under the Grade 'A' & Grade 'B' from time to time.
Grade A: Delhi*, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad/ Secunderabad.
*Delhi would include the hotels falling in Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, NOIDA and Greater NOIDA.
Grade B: Cities in the rest of the country excluding Grade 'A' cities.
Percentage of supervisory staff should be minimum 20%.
Percentage of skilled staff should be minimum 20%. The supervisory or the skilled staff may have training or skill certification as follows:
i. Degree / diploma from Central or state IHM's / FCI's or from NCHMCT affiliated IHM's or from other reputed hospitality schools.
ii. Skill training certificate issued under the guidelines and scheme of the Ministry of Tourism.
Newspapers should be available in the lounge.
A telephone for incoming & outgoing calls in the room is desirable but NOT mandatory. 2-Star category hotels may go through a telephone exchange.
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