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15 Of The Most Outrageously Expensive Hotels In India

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HolidayIQ Travellers share their experiences at the most expensive hotels in India.

15 Of The Most Outrageously Expensive Hotels In India:

  1. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur (Rajasthan)
  2. Ananda Spa, Tehri-Garhwal (Uttarakhand)
  3. Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa, Cansaulim (Goa)
  4. The Raj Palace, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  5. Wildflower Hall, Mashobra (Himachal Pradesh)
  6. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad (Telangana)
  7. Mughal Sheraton Group of Houseboats, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir)
  8. The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg (Jammu & Kashmir)
  9. A La Villa Creole, Pondicherry
  10. The Corner Courtyard, Kolkata (West Bengal)
  11. The Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata (West Bengal)
  12. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Mussoorie (Uttarakhand)
  13. Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  14. Umaid Bhawan Hotel, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  15. Leela, Kovalam Beach Resort, Kovalam (Kerala)

1. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipursource: tajhotels.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Gaurav Sharma shares, “The hotel has a beautiful lake. The wonderful architecture of the palace adds to the royalty and legacy. Service is impeccable with a soothing atmosphere and it reflects the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan. Staying in Lake Palace is undoubtedly a matter of joy and pride!!”

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256 Ratings | 258 Reviews | 178 Sightseeings | 26 Photos

2. Ananda Resort & Spa, Tehri-Garhwal Himalayas

Ananda Resort & Spa, Tehri-Garhwal Himalayassource: remotelands.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Kamal Kapoor shares his experience, “Lovely destination with excellent de-stressing activities like spa treatment and yoga.” “The most beautiful sight that I can recall is the sunset and the peacock that we spotted dancing in their backyard,” adds HolidayIQ Traveller Avnee Manku.

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3 Ratings | 3 Reviews | 12 Sightseeings

3. Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa, Cansaulim

Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa, Cansaulimsource: goaweddings.in

HolidayIQ Traveller Famshid shares, “Lovely hotel overlooking the sea! The ambience was awesome with a huge pool area and beach. There is a restaurant by the sea, which specialises in seafood and it was great. The lounge area outside was also very cool - we spent time there listening to music and looking at the sea.”

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367 Ratings | 367 Reviews | 4 Sightseeings | 38 Photos

4. The Raj Palace, Jaipur

The Raj Palace, Jaipursource: rajpalace.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Raj from Delhi shares, “The Raj Palace is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. From the services to the ambience - everything was a delight! The small touches in the room - antiques, genuine artworks on the wall, the small but wonderfully located pool, the Shikarbari bar with its interesting collection of antique cigarette lighters- it was a pleasant stay!”

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129 Ratings | 129 Reviews | 275 Sightseeings | 10 Photos

5. Wildflower Hall, Mashobra

Wildflower Hall, Mashobrasource: oberoihotels.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Ajit Sodhi shares, “The ambience of Wildflower lounge with an antique fireplace and old but beautiful upholstered furniture and the hotel staff in typically Himachali dress complete with a cap was like some dream setting. Our rooms were equally inviting, with rose petals strewn on stark white sheets and a lovely view of the garden below; it brought an upsurge of happiness, setting the mood for a lovely holiday,” 

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68 Ratings | 68 Reviews | 6 Sightseeings | 10 Photos

6. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabadsource: popxo.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Saurav Agarwal shares, "Falaknuma is a destination in itself. The hotel has great amenities with the two restaurants churning excellent food. Prefer staying on the eastern garden side so that you have privacy.”

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218 Ratings | 218 Reviews | 394 Sightseeings | 49 Photos

7. Mughal Sheraton, Agra

Mughal Sheraton, Agrasource: hotelsagra.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Sunitha U. shares, “It was an awesome experience at ITC Mughal Agra. The hotel's architecture is a combination of red bricks on the outside and white marble on the inside. The staff is friendly and courteous, not going overboard. The food is amazing! The view from the Taj view point on top of the hotel was nice - The Taj Mahal rising up from the city!”

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7 Ratings | 7 Reviews | 50 Sightseeings | 5 Photos

8. The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg

The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmargsource: khyberhotels.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Monica Rai shares, “Nestled in the Himalayan mountain ranges with striking views of the Affarwat Peaks in Gulmarg, it is no doubt a luxury property. It lies 65 km away from Srinagar Airport (3-hour drive ) on top of a hill with enthralling view, especially in winters.”

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104 Ratings | 104 Reviews | 29 Sightseeings | 34 Photos

9. A La Villa Creole, Pondicherry

A La Villa Creole, Pondicherrysource: lavillapondicherry.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Rasikh Shah from Chennai shares, “The hotel is located in the heart on city, you can reach any where in few minutes. It has all facilities to go around the place. The hotel rooms are quite good and gives comfort. The transport system of hotel is good. The meals they provide are awesome. Awesome hotel with lots of comfort, luxury and politeness among the staff members. Really had a great fun visiting and it's a real value for money.”

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10 Ratings | 10 Reviews | 138 Sightseeings | 5 Photos

10. The Corner Courtyard, Kolkata

The Corner Courtyard, Kolkatasource: thecornercourtyard.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Priya Pathiyan shares, "I was recently invited to visit The Corner Courtyard and I found myself feeling sad that this relatively new boutique hotel didn't exist on my last visit! Created from a crumbling 110-year-old bungalow by the owner Megha Agarwal, it's now a gorgeous property that gives you a taste of colonial Calcutta but also transports you to Europe with its eclectic decor and excellent menu. Each of its seven rooms is uniquely decorated with great attention to design and detail. The design of the common areas and the restaurant spaces is full of whimsy and creativity that will whisk you away into a world of wonderment."

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2 Ratings | 2 Reviews | 763 Sightseeings | 2 Photos

11. The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, Kolkata

The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, Kolkatasource: lipika.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Chandini Subramonium shares, “Hotel is located at the heart of the city. The ambiance is very good. The front desk staff are very cordial and friendly. We were upgraded to the legacy room. The room was excellent, very spacious and cosy. Breakfast was awesome as every dish was tastefully made. One can come here to eat breakfast alone. We would definitely love to stay again here and I recommend all travellers to stay at Lalit Great Eastern.”

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118 Ratings | 118 Reviews | 763 Sightseeings | 9 Photos

12. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort And Spa, Uttarakhand

JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort And Spa, Uttarakhandsource: marriott.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Samneet shares, “I had been to Mussoorie and stayed at JW Marriott hotel. The environment was excellent. The check-in and check-out was done on time. The food provided in the hotel was very good in quality and in taste. There was a pool in the hotel and it was nice. The appearance of the hotel was good and the interiors were nice. The room allotted to us was spacious and cleanly maintained with basic amenities in good condition. There was a beautiful view from the hotel room.”

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62 Ratings | 62 Reviews | 27 Sightseeings | 6 Photos

13. Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbaisource: Wikimedia

HolidayIQ Traveller Kalam Wati shares, “Staying at Taj Hotel was one of the best experiences I have ever had. It feels royal, staying here. You can have an outstanding view of Gateway of India and Arabian sea in the morning from your room's window. Staff are very friendly and supportive. I am a foodie so I was very curious to know about cuisines they provide. Here, you will get almost all kinds of food. A great experience all together.”

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1708 Ratings | 1709 Reviews | 743 Sightseeings | 50 Photos

14. Umaid Bhavan, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhavan, Jodhpursource: tajhotels.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Rajat Bector shares, “Living in the actual palace of the royal family of Jodhpur ensures you are not treated in any way less than a royal itself. Probably one of the best Palace hotels in India, the palace is beautiful with best hotel facilities. Service is too good with no flaws. It has one of the best swimming pools in India. Many activities are available to spend your time.”

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285 Ratings | 286 Reviews | 275 Sightseeings | 31 Photos

15. Leela Kovalam Beach Resort

Leela Kovalam Beach Resortsource: theleela.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Aravind Jayaraman shares, “When you stay at the Leela, you literally are on the sea!! They have club rooms practically on the sea and cottages that face the sea. We took the latter since they were closer to the beach and less expensive. The staff were very helpful and our vacation very memorable. They have a true infinity pool and the facilities are fabulous!”

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459 Ratings | 460 Reviews | 19 Sightseeings | 52 Photos

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