Filter the hotels

Facilities

Classification

Areas

Recommended for

Majestic Mughal resorts, coastal hotels with thermal spas and palatial retreats away from the hustle and bustle… discover the best hotels in India with Kuoni

Whether it’s an island palace on the banks of Lake Pichola, a boutique tea plantation overlooking the Himalayas or a remote safari lodge for the wild at heart, hotels in India are as beautiful and diverse as the country itself. Mughal resorts have sublime Taj Mahal views and stunning pools, private houseboats in Kerala come complete with a small crew and The Serai’s ultra-luxe tented camp is the embodiment of desert sophistication.

Our hand-picked India hotels and resorts focus on wellness and retreat, sublime service, authentic rural lodgings and marble-covered opulence perfectly positioned for historic landmarks.

Our recommended India hotels and resorts

Filter the hotels

hotels sorted by

1 / 12

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

5

Luxury former royal residence featuring colonial-style architecture and mesmerising city views.

Follow in the footsteps of royalty at this grand hotel and former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad. This late 19th-century palace is set in 32 acre...

Rooms: 60
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from Chennai airport
Read more about Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

SwaSwara with Wellbeing Escapes

4.5

A holistic sanctuary dedicated to resetting the mind and body with traditional, classical Ayurveda treatments and yoga.

Located close to the temple town of Gokarna, this intimate resort is a yogi haven. SwaSwara, which combines ‘Swa’, meaning ‘the self’ in Sanskrit and ...

Rooms: 24
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours transfer from Goa airport
Spa
Read more about Swaswara With Wellbeing Escapes

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 12

Atmantan Wellness Resort with Wellbeing Escapes

5

This award-winning health resort has serious style and peaceful views over Mulshi River.

There are few places more idyllic for a wellness escape than Atmantan Wellness Resort. Just a year after it opened, it was voted India’s Best Wellness...

Rooms: 106
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours' transfer from Mumbai airport
Spa
Read more about Atmantan Wellness Resort With Wellbeing Escapes

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

Shreyas Yoga Retreat with Wellbeing Escapes

5

This intimate and luxurious retreat is one of the best yoga destinations in India.

Shreyas is luxury yoga retreat an hour from Bangalore that’s as intimate as a boutique hotel. It has just 12 rooms and cottages set in a former coconu...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour’s transfer from Bangalore airport
Spa
Read more about Shreyas Yoga Retreat With Wellbeing Escapes

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Spice Village, Thekkady, Periyar

4

A traditional resort with individual thatched dwellings close to Periyar National Park.

This unique holiday experience offers visitors a tribal village reborn for the modern traveller. Set in the highlands of Kerala and recreating the moo...

Rooms: 52
Transfers: Approx. 2 hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Spice Village, Thekkady, Periyar

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

The Oberoi Grand, Calcutta

5

An idyllic heritage hideaway in which to unwind after an exciting day exploring the City of Joy.

The Oberoi Grand is an impressive 19th-Century palatial structure that sits in the very heart of Northern Calcutta in Chowringhee. Ideal for those des...

Rooms: 209
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes by car from Calcutta airport
Read more about The Oberoi Grand, Calcutta

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

5

An expansive hotel with style, character and modern touches

From the moment you step into the lobby at this Chola-dynasty-inspired hotel you’ll be struck by its ornate and palatial design; the sweeping staircas...

Rooms: 600
Transfers: Approx. 20 minutes from the airport
Read more about ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 1

Heritage Madurai

4

Historic colonial-style hotel

Formerly the British Madurai Club, this elegant resort designed by renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa offers a serene setting in 17-acre gard...

Rooms: 68
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from Madurai airport
Read more about Heritage Madurai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 3

Palais De Mahe, Pondicherry

4

An elegant boutique hotel which reflects the heritage of the city.

In the heart of Pondicherry’s French Quarter, this charming retreat exudes character and tranquillity. You’ll be within easy reach of the Heritage Tow...

Rooms: 18
Transfers: Approx. 3 ½ hours from Chennai airport
Read more about Palais De Mahe, Pondicherry

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 8

The Leela Palace Bengaluru (Bangalore)

5

An opulent hotel inspired by an Indian landmark, nestled in a luxurious oasis of verdant gardens

With a grand design inspired by the Palace of Mysore, this majestic hotel provides guests with a warm welcome and royal treatment. An epitome of grand...

Rooms: 357
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Bangalore airport
Read more about The Leela Palace Bengaluru (Bangalore)

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Evolve Back Chikkana Halli Estate, Coorg

4

A tranquil forest retreat.

This working plantation resort offers relaxation, natural beauty and the chance to immerse in local culture. There is an Ayurvedic spa, a pool and a s...

Rooms: 51
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Mysore airport
Boutique Hotel
Read more about Evolve Back Chikkana Halli Estate, Coorg

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Lalit Temple View, Khajuraho

5

A luxury boutique hotel, set in a prime position overlooking the UNESCO-listed Khajuraho Temples

The LaLiT Temple View, just 500 metres from the famous UNESCO-listed Western Group of Temples, offers spectacular views from contemporary surrounds wi...

Rooms: 48
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Khajuraho airport
Read more about Lalit Temple View, Khajuraho

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Taj Nadesar Palace

5

A historic boutique retreat set on the banks of the sacred River Ganges.

Varanasi’s most exquisite hotel has hosted an array of rich and famous guests, from royalty to celebrities. Part of the prestigious Taj Group, this bo...

Rooms: 10
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes transfer from the airport
Read more about Taj Nadesar Palace

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 3

Radisson Hotel Khajuraho

4

This contemporary hotel is an idyllic base for exploring the city's enchanting temples.

The charming Radisson Hotel Khajuraho is tucked away from the chaotic city streets, but only moments from the region's historic UNESCO-listed temples....

Rooms: 86
Transfers: Approx. 5 minutes
Read more about Radisson Hotel Khajuraho

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Radisson, Varanasi

4

Comfortable and contemporary hotel set in central Varanasi.

This modern hotel is set in the historical district of one of India’s oldest cities, Varanasi – also known as the ‘city of spiritual light’. It sits j...

Rooms: 116
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from Varanasi airport
Read more about Radisson, Varanasi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Brijrama Palace, Varanasi

5

A spectacular palace overlooking the sacred River Ganges

In India’s holiest city where ghats (staircases) trace the famous River Ganges, a walled palace offers a glimpse into the grandeur of the life of an I...

Rooms: 32
Transfers: Approx. 1½ hours from Varanasi airport
Read more about Brijrama Palace, Varanasi

TripAdvisor rating

Gateway Hotel Ganges

A fantastic option for sightseeing in India’s holiest city by day and returning somewhere calm and quiet by night

3,000 year old Varanasi is one of India’s most sacred cities and Gateway Hotel Ganges is a recently refurbished and affordable urban retreat. While it...

Rooms: 133
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Varanasi airport
Read more about Gateway Hotel Ganges

TripAdvisor rating

The Kuoni Collection

We’ve hand-picked the best five star hotels and tours in the world.

1 / 10

The Leela Goa

5

Stunning South Indian temple traditions and Portuguese heritage come together at this beautifully designed resort.

Set by the sands of Mobor beach in south Goa, this legendary resort sits in 75-acres of manicured gardens and natural lagoons. The focus here is on th...

Rooms: 206
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from the airport
Luxury
Read more about The Leela Goa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Taj Exotica

5

A charming Goan resort with spacious rooms and extensive, beautifully-landscaped gardens.

When you combine the impeccable and world-renowned Taj service, where nothing is too much trouble, with an enviable setting on a quieter stretch of Go...

Rooms: 140
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Goa airport
Read more about Taj Exotica

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa

4

Built on the ramparts of a 16th-Century Portuguese fortress, this popular resort has fantastic Indian Ocean views.

The setting of this attractive resort – elevated above the shoreline where a defensive fort once stood – and the views it provides over a sweeping gol...

Rooms: 145
Transfers: Approx. 1¼ hours from Goa airport
Read more about Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Maidens Hotel, New Delhi

4

A boutique heritage hotel, just a short distance from the magnificent landmarks of New Delhi.

This heritage hotel, one of the oldest in the city, was built in 1903 and has retained its allure and a boutique, old-world charm through its graceful...

Rooms: 55
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Delhi airport
Read more about Maidens Hotel, New Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 15

The Leela Palace New Delhi

5

Experience modern opulence in the city with stunning rooftop pool views and fine dining options.

This exquisite and iconic hotel brings new levels of elegance to New Delhi‘s imperial diplomatic quarter. Convenient for most of the city’s attraction...

Rooms: 254
Transfers: Approx. 35 minutes from Delhi airport.
Read more about The Leela Palace New Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Suryaa New Delhi

4

An elegant and contemporary hotel set in the heart of New Delhi.

This charming and vibrant hotel blends both traditional and modern aspects, and is set overlooking the lively streets of New Delhi. Its superb locatio...

Rooms: 215
Transfers: Approx. 40 minutes
Read more about Suryaa New Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 12

Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

5

A classic hotel in the heart of New Delhi, offering world-class service and luxury accommodation.

With renowned Taj service and old-world charm, the world-class Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi sits in an elegant neighbourhood close to attractions includ...

Rooms: 292
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from the airport
Read more about Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

The Oberoi Gurgaon, Delhi

5

A stunning oasis retreat hidden just outside central Delhi.

Set within the thriving tech district of Gurgaon, this is a superior urban getaway that oozes space and minimalist luxury. Light fills each room throu...

Rooms: 202
Transfers: Approx. 15 minutes from the airport
Read more about The Oberoi Gurgaon, Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 17

The Imperial

5

Be transported back to the elegance of the British Raj in this landmark heritage hotel.

An elegant relic of the British Raj, every inch of this grand colonial hotel has been designed to delight its guests with 24 magnificent king palms le...

Rooms: 235
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Delhi airport
Read more about The Imperial

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 17

Taj Palace

5

Hidden within a six-acre oasis of lush gardens in New Delhi, this palace offers a city sanctuary.

A lavish sanctuary nestled away from the frenetic pace of Delhi, the Taj Palace offers the tranquillity of a six-acre garden setting and a close proxi...

Rooms: 403
Transfers: Approx. 20 minutes from Delhi airport
Read more about Taj Palace

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

The Claridges, Delhi

4

A luxury heritage hotel in the heart of the city.

Understated and elegant, this gorgeous hotel sits among lush, tranquil gardens in a vibrant setting close to New Delhi’s historic landmarks. There’s a...

Rooms: 136
Transfers: Approx. 35 minutes
Read more about The Claridges, Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

The Oberoi, New Delhi

5

A decadent Oberoi hotel in central New Delhi where super modern design meets legendary service.

The Oberoi, New Delhi is one of India's finest urban retreats. It has been the go-to hotel for royalty, presidents, Bollywood stars and international ...

Rooms: 220
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Delhi airport
Read more about The Oberoi, New Delhi
1 / 3

Trident, Gurgaon, New Delhi

5

Moderm opulence

This beautiful architectural wonder is a luxurious resort-style hotel set resplendently amongst seven acres of stunning gardens, walkways, courtyards,...

Rooms: 136
Transfers: 30 minutes
Read more about Trident, Gurgaon, New Delhi

TripAdvisor rating

The Kuoni Collection

We’ve hand-picked the best five star hotels and tours in the world.

1 / 12

Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

5

An opulent palace on Jodhpur's highest hill and current home to the city's royal family.

With its magnificent sandstone edifice this elegant hotel is a resplendent landmark right in the heart of Jodhpur. Still home to the Maharaja of Jodhp...

Rooms: 64
Transfers: Approx. 10 minutes from Jodhpur airport
Luxury
Read more about Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Vivanta by Taj - Hari Mahal, Jodhpur

5

This authentic and ornately-styled hideaway is an idyllic base for discovering atmospheric Jodhpur.

With its Marwar and Mughal inspired architecture and extravagant interior decor set within six acres of verdant gardens, the architecturally stunning ...

Rooms: 93
Transfers: Approx. 10 minutes from the airport
Read more about Vivanta By Taj - Hari Mahal, Jodhpur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Samode Haveli, Jaipur

4

A charming luxury heritage hotel, set in a great location for exploring historic Jaipur.

An intimate hotel built over 150 years ago by a prime minister in the Jaipur court, the Samode Haveli is set within the city walls of Jaipur and is in...

Rooms: 39
Transfers: Approx. 40 minutes from the airport
Read more about Samode Haveli, Jaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 12

Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

5

Opulent heritage hotel set in the heart of Rajasthan's 'pink city'.

One of the leading heritage hotels in Rajasthan, the prestigious Taj Rambagh Palace showcases luxurious interiors embellished with antiques, marbled c...

Rooms: 78
Transfers: Approx. 25 minutes from the airport
Read more about Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Trident, Jaipur

4

A stunning lakeside hotel, perfectly positioned to explore the historic landmarks of Jaipur.

With breathtaking views of the Mansagar Lake and Aravalli hills, this striking hotel elegantly combines traditional with modern India in a beautiful l...

Rooms: 132
Transfers: Approx. 35 minutes from Jaipur airport
Read more about Trident, Jaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur

5

A stunning heritage hotel set in 18 acres of Mughal gardens in downtown Jaipur.

In the heart of downtown Jaipur, close to the main shopping district and many historical sites, the Jai Mahal Palace is a step above your average heri...

Rooms: 100
Transfers: Approx. 25 minutes from Jaipur aiport
Read more about Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 17

The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

5

With the style of a traditional Rajasthani fort, this spectacular retreat five miles outside Jaipur is a destination within itself.

Recreating the romance and grandeur of Rajasthan and encircled by landscaped gardens and scattered pools, The Oberoi Rajvilas is a picture-perfect ret...

Rooms: 70
Transfers: Approx. 40 minutes from the airport
Read more about The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Dera Mandawa

4

A welcoming boutique hotel offering guests a fantastic North Indian heritage experience.

Located near the Chandpole gate, one of the entrances to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, Dera Mandawa is a charmingly fresh and unique hotel. Drawing heavi...

Rooms: 11
Transfers: Approx. 25 minutes’ drive from Jaipur airport
Read more about Dera Mandawa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

The Serai, Jaisalmer

5

An ultra-luxe desert camp, set on a 100-acre private estate in the Thar Desert.

Festooned with prestigious honours from the likes of Tatler and Conde Nast, this magnificent retreat is a luxurious desert camp in the scrubs of the b...

Rooms: 21
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Jaisalmer airport
Read more about The Serai, Jaisalmer

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Fort Rajwada

5

Balancing historic design and contemporary style; this charming hideaway is a great base for discovering the ‘Golden City’ of India.

You’ll feel like royalty at the grand Fort Rajwada; a luxury hotel built in the style of a regal Rajasthani Fort. Marvel at wonderful stone carvings a...

Rooms: 95
Transfers: Approx. 20 minutes from Jaisalmer airport.
Read more about Fort Rajwada

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Chhatra Sagar, Nimaj

4

A small elegant camp perched on the dam of an immense Rajasthan reservoir

In the setting of a century-old reservoir, just over a dozen white tents sit harmoniously in the rural countryside of India. Built by local nobleman T...

Rooms: 13
Transfers: Approx. 2 hours' drive from Jodhpur airport
Read more about Chhatra Sagar, Nimaj

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 20

Jawai

5

Ultra-modern camping in the Indian wilderness for a reimagined safari experience.

A Relais & Chateaux property, Jawai is one-of-a-kind breathtaking camp set in what feels like the middle of nowhere. Found among the granite hills bet...

Rooms: 9
Transfers: Approx. 3 hours from Jodhpur or 3 hours from Udaipur
Read more about Jawai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 17

Ranvas, Nagaur

4

Once a sanctuary for the Maharaja, this restored fort has transformed into a stunning boutique hotel

In a bid to find refuge from the turmoil of his kingdom, the Maharaja Bakat Singh built a retreat within the walls of Ahhichatragarh Fort. In royal Ra...

Rooms: 27
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Jodhpur or 5 hours from Jaipur
Read more about Ranvas, Nagaur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

Rawla Narlai

4

Retaining its original charm and rural beauty, this former royal home is now a tranquil escape in the Aravalli Hills

Given as a gift to Maharaj Ajit Singhji of Jodhpur, this former home is now a boutique heritage hotel, situated in the small village of Narlai. Lush f...

Rooms: 32
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Jodhpur or 2 hours from Udaipur
Read more about Rawla Narlai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Shahpura Bagh

4

A quaint and rural home-stay escape in authentic Rajasthan

In a tranquil setting located between Jaipur and Udaipur, Shahpura Bagh is an ideal stopover for travellers looking to experience the rural culture of...

Rooms: 9
Transfers: Approx. 4½ hours by car from either Jaipur or Udaipur airport
Read more about Shahpura Bagh

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Trident Udaipur

4

A luxurious hotel with sublime lake views, close to the city centre of Udaipur.

Revelling in stunning views across the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola and with soothing tones and luxurious furnishings throughout, the Trident Udaip...

Rooms: 141
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Udaipur airport
Read more about Trident Udaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 16

The Oberoi Udaivilas

5

A splendid palace on the banks of the serene Lake Pichola.

Majesty and grandeur come to life in this magnificent resort which is set on the banks of Lake Pichola. Designed as a royal palace, the courtyards, ga...

Rooms: 87
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Udaipur airport
Read more about The Oberoi Udaivilas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 13

Taj Lake Palace

5

A unique palace island on Udaipur's romantic Lake Pichola.

Framed by the backdrop of the striking Aravalli Hills, the luxurious Taj Lake Palace is a beautiful island in itself, seemingly afloat amid the sereni...

Rooms: 83
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Udaipur airport
Read more about Taj Lake Palace

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

The Leela Palace Udaipur

5

Uncover the ‘city of lakes’ at this chic and authentic Indian retreat, which features tailor-made dining and mountain views.

The Leela Palace Udaipur is possibly one of the most luxurious hotels we feature. Nestled on the banks of mesmerising Lake Pichola, you can wake up to...

Rooms: 80
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Udaipur airport
Read more about The Leela Palace Udaipur

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Glenburn Tea Estate

5

An elegant tea plantation overlooking the Himalayas.

A real home away from home, the beautiful Glenburn Tea Estate sits in acre upon acre of tea plantations. Located about 1½ hours from Darjeeling, this ...

Rooms: 8
Transfers: Approx. 3 hours from Bagdogra airport
Read more about Glenburn Tea Estate

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

Windamere Hotel

3

An old-world Darjeeling hotel with the charm of the British Raj, from bygone days.

An air of aristocracy surrounds this colonial hotel, converted from the boarding house accommodation of English and Scottish tea planters to one of th...

Rooms: 41
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Bagdogra airport
Read more about Windamere Hotel

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 15

Ananda in the Himalayas

5

Discover a world of holistic healing at this tranquil spa retreat which focuses on the traditional Indian practices of Ayurveda, yoga and meditation.

Feel the stress begin to melt away from the moment you arrive at this serene retreat, which is nestled in forested foothills and sits in a Maharaja’s ...

Rooms: 78
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun
Spa
Read more about Ananda In The Himalayas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

The Gateway Resort, Corbett

A secluded wildlife retreat set within a breathtaking natural setting

Surrounded by one of India’s most renowned national parks, The Gateway Corbett combines picturesque views and luxury amenities with a lovely natural c...

Rooms: 61
Transfers: Approx. 2 hours’ drive from Pantnagar airport
Read more about The Gateway Resort, Corbett

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 8

Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Shimla

5

A luxurious mountainside retreat, set within 23 acres of secluded cedar forest.

Formerly the residence of Lord Kitchener, the spectacular Oberoi Wildflower Hall is set on a pine-scented mountain, only 45 minutes from Shimla. Tower...

Rooms: 87
Transfers: Approx. 2¼ hours from Chandigarh airport
Read more about Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Shimla

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

4.5

Experience colonial luxury and renowned Oberoi hospitality at this historic Himalayan hotel.

An elegant and historic building, the prestigious Oberoi Cecil evokes the charm of the colonial era and has a fantastic setting in the foothills of th...

Rooms: 75
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours from Chandigarh airport
Read more about The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Hyatt Amritsar

4.5

A chic and contemporary hotel nestled in the heart of spiritual city, Amritsar.

This elegant hotel balances traditional touches with a fresh, modern style. Set in the heart of Amritsar and close to the awe-inspiring Golden Temple,...

Rooms: 248
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the train station
Read more about Hyatt Amritsar

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Oberoi Sukhvilas

5

The idyllic rural spa retreat for guaranteed indulgent rest and relaxation.

A recent addition to the Oberoi portfolio, The Oberoi Sukhvilas is a luxury spa resort found secluded within the striking Siswan Forest. The hotel bea...

Rooms: 60
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes’ drive from Chandigarh airport
Read more about Oberoi Sukhvilas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 3

Taj Swarna

5

Relaxed elegance, impressive service and lots of modern touches, Taj Swarna is a cool Amritsar sanctuary close to all the historical sights.

A contemporary hotel in the heart of magical Amritsar, the Taj Swarna provides an exemplary level of hospitality that makes every guest feels special....

Rooms: 157
Transfers: Approx. 20 minutes from Raja Sansi airport
Read more about Taj Swarna
1 / 4

Bandhav Vilas, Bandhavgarh National Park

4

A luxury lodge ideally located near to the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Nestled among the picturesque Vindhya Hills, Bandhav Vilas is a luxurious wildlife lodge set near to the edge of Bandhavgarh National Park. With a lib...

Rooms: 21
Transfers: Approx. 6 hours from Khajuraho airport.
Read more about Bandhav Vilas, Bandhavgarh National Park

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park

5

An award-winning and luxurious lodge, set in a remote area bordering Bandhavgarh National Park

Set on the edge of Bandhavgarh National Park, this elegant Relais & Chateaux property offers exceptional service and a luxurious wilderness experience...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 5 hours from Khajuraho airport
Read more about Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Taj Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

5

On the outskirts of the renowned Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, this boutique property is a true haven.

This Taj-owned-and-operated safari lodge is heaven for nature lovers and those who seek a little understated luxury in everything they do. The lodge i...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Jabalpur airport, 6 hours from Khajuraho airport, 2½ hours from Katni train station or 45 minutes from Umaria train station
Read more about Taj Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Chitvan Jungle Lodge, Kanha National Park

4

A stylish yet rustic jungle retreat, just a short drive from the beautiful Kanha National Park

Occupying 14 pristine acres in a quiet corner just a short distance from the entrance to the beautiful Kanha National Park, the charming Chitvan Jungl...

Rooms: 20
Transfers: Approx. 4½ hours from Jabalpur airport
Read more about Chitvan Jungle Lodge, Kanha National Park

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Taj Banjaar Tola, Kanha Tiger Reserve

5

A rustic-chic safari lodge at the edge of the Kahna National Park, the inspiration for The Jungle Book.

An exquisite mix of rustic charm and understated luxury, the Banjaar Tola is a hidden gem on the edge of Kanha National Park. The lodge is made up of ...

Rooms: 18
Transfers: Approx. 5½ hours from Nagpar airport and 4 hours from Jabalpur airport
Read more about Taj Banjaar Tola, Kanha Tiger Reserve

TripAdvisor rating

Kanha Earth Lodge

4.5

Roaring fires, eco-friendly lodgings and extraordinary Indian safaris, Kahna Earth Lodge is on the borders of tiger territory

Inspired by Gond architecture and with just 12 beautiful bungalows leading out onto open terraces overlooking the wilderness, Kanha Earth Lodge is nes...

Rooms: 21
Transfers: Approx. 6 hours from Nagpur airport
Read more about Kanha Earth Lodge
1 / 11

Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga National Park

3

An intimate getaway hidden within the heartland of remote North-Eastern India

Found at the edge of a renowned World Heritage Site, the Diphlu River Lodge is the ultimate retreat for travellers seeking an exciting Indian wilderne...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours’ drive from Guwahati airport
Read more about Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga National Park
1 / 7

Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini

4

Dine under a canopy of stars, retreat to luxury thatched-roof huts with private Jacuzzis or pools.

From its highly rated personalised service to its commitment to ecological responsibility, Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge is for the intrepid explore...

Rooms: 30
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Mysuru airport
Read more about Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Svasara Jungle Lodge, Taboda National Park

4

A charming lodge with friendly service close to the Tadoba Tiger Reserve.

A small, yet perfectly formed lodge on the very edge of Tadoba National Park, Svasara is a welcoming retreat to return to following your time tracking...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours from Nagpur airport
Read more about Svasara Jungle Lodge, Taboda National Park

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Reni Pani, Satpura

5

A luxury jungle lodge with exceptional service.

The exceptional Reni Pani lodge is perfect for those truly looking to get away from it all. There are no televisions or internet; this is a place to d...

Rooms: 12
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours from Bhopal airport
Read more about Reni Pani, Satpura

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 11

Pench Tree Lodge

4

An off-the-beaten track forest lodge with rustic-chic treehouses adjacent to Pench National Park.

There are few experiences when visiting ‘Kipling country’ that can beat staying in a tree house. If you’re looking to be one with nature but don’t wan...

Rooms: 6
Transfers: Approx. 3 hours from Nagpur or Jabalpur airports
Read more about Pench Tree Lodge

TripAdvisor rating

Pench Jungle Camp

4

A Kipling-style adventure in undisturbed wilderness, nature and stars steal the show at Pench Jungle Camp

With a strong focus on conservation, sustainability and local community, the recently renovated Pench Jungle Camp sits in an enviable position next to...

Rooms: 21
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Nagpur airport
Read more about Pench Jungle Camp

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Khem Villas

4

An eco-aware jungle lodge close to Ranthambore National Park.

This award-winning luxury jungle camp offers simple elegance in an amazing jungle setting. Staying in wonderfully authentic tents you will feel at one...

Rooms: 15
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Jaipur airport
Read more about Khem Villas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 3

Ranthambore Regency

4

Homely family-run hotel close to Ranthambore National Park.

This welcoming lodge has an elegant, eco-friendly style, surrounded by the rich greens of the jungle. It’s a fantastic base for delving into the wilds...

Rooms: 60
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Jaipur airport
Read more about Ranthambore Regency

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

The Oberoi Vanyavilas

5

A luxurious tented resort just 10 minutes from Ranthambore National Park.

An indulgent jungle resort at the edge of Ranthambore National Park, Oberoi Vanyavilas is the perfect place to experience the wilds of India in comple...

Rooms: 25
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Jaipur airport
Read more about The Oberoi Vanyavilas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Vivanta by Taj - Sawai Madhopur Lodge

4

A charming art-deco heritage lodge near to Ranthambore National Park.

This 80 year-old hunting lodge managed by Taj hotels exudes history and charm with its sumptuous and traditional decor that has hosted many illustriou...

Rooms: 36
Transfers: Approx. 4 hours from Jaipur airport
Read more about Vivanta By Taj - Sawai Madhopur Lodge

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Trident Nariman Point

5

A luxurious hotel set in the heart of the business district, overlooking magnificent views of Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive

Towering above Mumbai's iconic city skyline, the Trident Nariman Point is situated in the heart of the business district, and enjoys enchanting views ...

Rooms: 555
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from the airport
Read more about Trident Nariman Point

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 18

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower

5

A turn-of-the-century hotel with a rich history, located on Mumbai's bustling waterfront.

Perhaps not as famous as the building it’s named for, but certainly an icon in its own right, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower is a landmark and an archi...

Rooms: 543
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Mumbai airport
Read more about Taj Mahal Palace & Tower

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

The Oberoi Mumbai

5

A luxurious hotel at the tip of Nariman Point, overlooking magnificent views of Mumbai's unique skyline

Sister to the Trident Nariman Point, The Oberoi stands proud as one of Mumbai's finest hotels and sits in a prime position on the famous Marine Drive,...

Rooms: 287
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour's drive from Mumbai airport
Read more about The Oberoi Mumbai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Leela Mumbai

5

Surrounded by gardens, waterfalls and beautiful lotus ponds, this is a tranquil city oasis hidden in the heart of bustling Mumbai

With landscaped gardens, streams, pools and waterfalls, it’s hard to believe that there’s a fast-paced metropolis just outside this palace of pure tra...

Rooms: 392
Transfers: Approx. 5 minutes from the international airport
Read more about Leela Mumbai

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Trident, Agra

4

An elegant and charming hotel set just a mile from the iconic Taj Mahal.

The spellbinding Taj Mahal is just a mile away from this enchanting hotel, which is built from local red sandstone in a style harking back to the Mugh...

Rooms: 135
Transfers: Approx. 35 minutes from Agra's domestic airport and 3½ hours' from Delhi airport
Read more about Trident, Agra

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 18

The Oberoi Amarvilas

5

Undeniably the best place to stay for exceptional views of the iconic Taj Mahal.

The Oberoi Amarvilas is the ultimate place to stay in Agra, with glorious views over the Taj Mahal from almost every window and opulent luxury in a st...

Rooms: 102
Transfers: Approx. 45 minutes from Agra airport
Read more about The Oberoi Amarvilas

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

ITC Mughal

5

A majestic and modern Mughal luxury resort, close to the iconic Taj Mahal.

Awash with greenery, with streams and ponds scattered through the grounds, this luxury resort brings award-winning architecture of the Mughal Empire t...

Rooms: 233
Transfers: Approx. 3 hours from New Delhi or 4¼ hours from Jaipur
Read more about ITC Mughal

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Malabar House, Cochin

3

A delightful and historic Relais & Chateau hotel in the heart of Cochin.

For a true sense of place but a setting the perfect distance away from the hectic heart of the city, Cochin’s Malabar House can’t be beaten. With its ...

Rooms: 17
Transfers: Approx. 1½ hours from Fort Cochin airport
Read more about Malabar House, Cochin

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 9

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa

4

A luxury hotel with serene views overlooking the backwaters and Cochin harbour

Situated on Willingdon Island, the Taj Malabar has gorgeous views overlooking Cochin harbour and the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. A great base for ...

Rooms: 96
Transfers: Approx. 50 minutes from Cochin airport
Read more about Taj Malabar Resort & Spa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Brunton Boatyard, Cochin

4

A restored 19th-Century shipyard, close to the famous Chinese Fishing Nets in Fort Kochi

Beautifully restored from the remains of a Victorian shipyard, this charming boutique hotel sits right on the waterfront, just a short walk from the f...

Rooms: 26
Transfers: Approx 1 hour's drive from Cochin airport
Read more about Brunton Boatyard, Cochin

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Eighth Bastion

3.5

A Dutch colonial and eco-sensitive retreat, close to the famous fishing nets

This CGH Earth hotel offers a comfortable retreat in the centre of the Dutch-influenced corner of Fort Cochin. Exceptionally close to the famous Chine...

Rooms: 19
Transfers: Approx. 1 hour from Cochin airport
Read more about Eighth Bastion

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Trident, Cochin

4

In a tranquil spot on one of Cochin’s islands, away from the hustle of the city.

The Willingdon Island setting of this hotel means it seems far away from the business of Fort Cochin. With the plentiful facilities that you would exp...

Rooms: 85
Transfers: Approx. 1½ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Trident, Cochin

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 6

Fragrant Nature

4

Experience exceptional service and old world charm at this new Cochin hotel.

This exquisite boutique hotel, is set within the former offices of the East India Company placing it right at the heart of the city’s rich and varied ...

Rooms: 41
Transfers: Approx. 1½ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Fragrant Nature

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 12

Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam

4.5

A quiet hideaway with a well-thought-of spa.

Green by name, green by nature, this beautiful Taj property is tucked away in secluded gardens behind a lagoon and a long stretch of beach. To the nor...

Rooms: 59
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from Trivandrum airport
Read more about Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 8

Marari Beach Resort

4

Echoing the style of traditional fishing villages, this resort has a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere

Following an adventure taking in the highlights of Southern India there’s little better than retreating to a secluded spot that feels like your own pr...

Rooms: 49
Transfers: Approx. 1½ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Marari Beach Resort

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra, Kovalam

5

A breathtaking hideaway perched on a cliff-top overlooking a beautiful quiet beach.

For a real sense of understated luxury, a chance to really get away from it all and a feeling that you are at one with nature, you should look no furt...

Rooms: 23
Transfers: Approx. 30 minutes from Trivandrum airport
Read more about Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra, Kovalam

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 10

Taj Bekal Resort & Spa

4.5

This beautiful resort has a focus on wellness and style influenced by the backwaters.

With unique architecture that’s inspired by the region’s traditional and iconic houseboats, this Taj property leaves you with a real sense of place. L...

Rooms: 71
Transfers: Approx. 2 hours from Mangalore airport
Read more about Taj Bekal Resort & Spa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 7

Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort

4

A quiet and tranquil resort on the beautiful Keralan coast where the focus is firmly on wellness.

While the majority of Southern India resorts feature spas that offer Ayurvedic treatments and alternative ancient practices, at the beautiful Carnoust...

Rooms: 30
Transfers: Approx. 1¼ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 13

Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kasaragod

A serene and secluded wellness retreat on Kerala’s largely untouched Malabar coast.

With accommodation inspired by traditional fisherman’s cottages, an off-the-beaten-track setting on Kerala's unspoilt Malabar coast and a focus on wel...

Rooms: 18
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Mangalore airport
Read more about Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kasaragod

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 13

Coconut Lagoon

4

A charming backwaters heritage hotel featuring local design alongside modern comforts.

Your arrival by boat to the 400-year old reception building of this beautiful heritage property really sets the tone for the rest of your stay. With a...

Rooms: 50
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Cochin airport including a 10-minute boat ride to the resort
Read more about Coconut Lagoon

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 4

Nelpura Homestay

4

A unique heritage homestay, set in an idyllic location in the backwaters of Alleppey

Among vast stretches of pristine countryside and paddy fields, the Nelpura Homestay is a beautifully restored home that dates back over 150 years and ...

Rooms: 3
Transfers: Approx. 3 hours' drive from Cochin airport
Read more about Nelpura Homestay

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 1

Houseboat, Kerala

3

Cruise through the backwaters

A cruise through Kerala’s backwaters is one of the most enchanting ways of experiencing the local way of life. Kettuvallams, or rice boats, were the o...

Transfers: Approx. 3 hours from the airport
Read more about Houseboat, Kerala
1 / 10

Philipkutty's Farm

A beautiful and intimate homestay, set on a working farm on an island in the Kerala backwaters

For those who are looking to immerse themselves in the local way of life, the charming Philipkutty’s Farm, which is set on an island on Lake Vembenad,...

Rooms: 5
Transfers: Approx. 2 hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Philipkutty's Farm

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 3

Kumarakom Lake Resort

5

A beautiful resort on the shores of Lake Kumarakom which is influenced by its backwaters location.

Water, water, everywhere. As you would expect from a resort at the heart of the Keralan backwaters, the focus here is on all things H2O, whether it's ...

Rooms: 59
Transfers: Approx. 2½ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Kumarakom Lake Resort
1 / 3

Oberoi MV Vrinda

5

For those looking to cruise the enchanting backwaters of Kerala in style, the Oberoi MV Vrinda is the perfect choice.

Soak up beautiful scenery and absorb local sights as you meander through the tranquil waterways of ‘God’s own country’ on board this elegant vessel, c...

Rooms: 8
Transfers: The MV Oberoi Vrinda departs from a private jetty close to the town of Alleppey, approx. 2 hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Oberoi MV Vrinda
1 / 2

Spice Tree, Munnar

4

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Western Ghats from this charming mountain retreat

Sitting in the Western Ghats, overlooking tea plantations and the Bison Valley below, this unique mountainside retreat is a beautifully remote escape....

Rooms: 16
Transfers: Approx. 3½ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Spice Tree, Munnar

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa

4

A modern hotel on a forested hillside in the Western Ghats of Southern India.

Many resorts are described as having verdant surroundings however, there are few places where the description is quite as apt as it is at this hotel. ...

Rooms: 62
Transfers: Approx 3½ hours from Mangalore airport
Read more about Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa

TripAdvisor rating

1 / 5

Windermere Estate, Munnar

4

A homely and intimate hilltop estate set on the slopes of the Western Ghats

Set on a 55-acre cardamom and coffee estate close to the town of Munnar, this welcoming boutique retreat is perfectly placed for relaxation. Spend tim...

Rooms: 14
Transfers: Approx. 3¼ hours from Cochin airport
Read more about Windermere Estate, Munnar

TripAdvisor rating