When in Aurangabad, soak in the local flavour, by visiting the temples and monuments and tucking into the local flavours which are a combination of Mughlai and Hyderabadi Cuisine!
There are 1 Five star Hotels in Aurangabad and most popular 5 star hotels are Vivanta by Taj .
In Five-star hotels, below are some necessary conditions that should be applied:-
All rooms (100%) should have Air-Conditioners
Suites - Minimum 2% of room block with a minimum of 1
Minimum size of bathrooms should be 45 square feet
Some rooms should have bathtubs
Hair Dryers should be available in rooms
Safe keeping should be available in rooms
Minibar / Fridge is mandatory in rooms
Heating and cooling to be provided in public areas and temperature should be between 20 to 28 degree celsius
Grade A cities:
One multi-cuisine restaurant-cum-24 hr coffee shop / all day diner, one specialty restaurant and 24 hr room service.
Grade B cities:
One multi-cuisine restaurant-cum-coffee shop open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., one speciality restaurant and 24 hr room service.
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.
There should be a bar present at the hotel premises.
In the kitchen, wet garbage area to be air-conditioned.
Percentage of supervisory staff should be minimum 80% and hotels of Five-star category should have formally qualified Heads of Departments.
Percentage of skilled staff should be minimum 60%. 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.
Staff restrooms (Separate for male and female employees with bunk beds, well-lighted and ventilated), Staff locker rooms and dining area are mandatory.
Inhouse Dry- cleaning / Laundry services are mandatory.
Iron and Iron Board should be available in the room.
Paid Transportation on call - Guest should be able to travel from hotel.
Shoe cleaning service facility to be provided for in house guests.
Newspapers should be available in the rooms.
Shop / kiosk - Five-star hotels to have one utility and one souvenir shop. 4 Star to have
minimum one utility shop.
There should be bookshop available.
For Five-star category, it would be 'Necessary' to have an X-Ray Machine at the guest entrance for screening of baggage. Manual checks may be conducted for staff and suppliers at designated entry points
There should be Under belly scanners to screen vehicles.
Each bedroom door fitted with lock and key, viewport / peephole & internal securing device. A safety chain / wishbone latch is acceptable in place of viewport / peephole.
A telephone for incoming & outgoing calls in the room is Mandatory. Five-star hotels should have direct dialing and STD/ ISD facilities.
In room internet connection / dataport is mandatory in Five-star hotels and there should be Wi- Fi wherever possible.
There should be a business center for business meetings. This should be a dedicated area.
(This provision may be relaxed for resort destinations, tourist and pilgrimage centres).
Swimming pool is mandatory for Five-star hotels. This can be relaxed for hill destinations. Mandatory that trained Lifeguard to be available. Board containing do’s & dont's, no diving sign, pool depth etc. should be displayed at a strategic location in the pool area.
Conference Facilities are mandatory for Five-star hotels
Best for everybody. That is you have choose best clip short hotel in any people. No body stay in any hotel. You stay only this hotel for best. Thing you would for best. Nice hotel and beautiful architecture, front office looked jaded as our check in experience was not good. Food was okay and rooms are small for a family.
Taj has a beautiful property at Aurangabad with spacious rooms and a beautiful sit out place which actually gives you the feel of royalty. We had the garden view rooms. The lawns are lush green and very well maintained The property has a range of activities for children and adults alike ranging from carrom, to badminton, gold and even a small well kept pool. The staff is always around to assist you with anything required between the games as well The breakfast was also good but with a limited spread of vegetarian food, nevertheless it was delicious.
There is something special about Taj which compels you to return at their resorts. The rooms were good with balcony and traditional swing which adds to holiday experience especially for people residing in Mumbai. Swimming pool was maintained and the staff manning it was very helpful. He took care of our toddler while we enjoyed our dip in the pool. The hotel has a mini golf ground which can help you sharpen your skills. Travel desk assisted us well. The cabs were maintained. Overall, an excellent stay.
Aurangabad is a wonderful town, on top of that taj is located in the heart of the town, hotel is close to the historic places like ajanta & yellora & also shirdi. As it is a 5 star hotel , it has got world class facilities like health club, spa, & gymnasium to name a few.
Best Experience: Food was awesome & the ambience is too good
My visit to this hotel was in the month of October 2016 for official purpose. Destination was very good. Location of the hotel was inside the city and was very good. Appearance of the hotel was below good from interior and exterior. Over all service was good. Check in check out was done on time. Staff were friendly and cooperative. Service was on time. Room and toilet was neat and spacious. All amenities were available with working condition. WiFi facility available in the hotel. Food was good in quality and quantity, cost of food was reasonable. Tariff was reasonable. Parking and pick and drop facility available in the hotel. No activities were held at the hotel.
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