A legend which is considered one of the best hotels in New Delhi and an iconic property in Delhi’s 5-star hotel category, The Imperial offers a unique experience embracing facets of India's history and stands witness to the birth of the capital city of New Delhi. Built in 1931 by Blomfield; one of Sir Edwin Lutyen’s associates and inaugurated by Lord Willingdon in 1936, the hotel is known for its contemporary colonial style. As New Delhi’s landmark Hotel, it is located on Janpath, the erstwhile Queensway, steps away from the renowned shopping district and major attractions of the city.
With high ceilings, impeccable decor and equipped with all the facilities and modern conveniences, the Heritage Room bespeaks discreet luxury and offer total privacy and serenity. The bedroom offers a King size bed or twin bedding having posturepedic spring mattress with exclusive linen from Porthault, France. The room has a spacious bedroom with a seating area for a couple of guests. The beautiful marble bathroom is equipped with a hand shower, Fragonard bathroom amenities, and a modern hairdryer. Amenities include a stunning 32-inch TV with 45 channels in various international languages, individual climate control to suit your requirements and a mini bar. High-speed wireless internet access and a DVD player are available upon request. The room measures between 32 and 34 square meters (350 – 370 square feet) in size.
With high ceilings, impeccable decor and equipped with all the facilities and modern conveniences, the Grand Heritage Rooms bespeak discreet luxury and offer total privacy and serenity. The bedroom offers a King size bed having posturepedic spring mattress with exclusive linen from Porthault, France. A third guest can be accommodated on a rollaway bed. The beautiful marble bathroom is equipped with a hand shower, Fragonard bathroom amenities, and a modern hairdryer. Amenities include a 32-inch flat screen TV with 45 channels, individual climate control to suit your requirements, high-speed wireless internet access and a mini bar. The suite measures 41 square meters (450 square feet) in size.
Heralded as one of the top ten restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveler, The Spice Route is poetry in design. The renowned restaurant mesmerizes all your senses enrapturing you with its sensuous exotica. Designed by Rajeev Sethi, the celebrated cultural czar of India, The Spice Route reflects the journey of spices from the Malabar Coast in Kerala through Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Indonesia to Thailand and Vietnam. The restaurant, that was seven years in the making, is completely hand painted with vegetable and flower dyes by mural painters brought in especially from a temple in Guruvayur in Kerala with a tradition dating back to 3000 year.
Tuscany, in the heart of Italy, is known the world over for its art, history, cuisines and beautiful landscapes. Cradled in the bosom of Tuscany lies a hilltop town, one of the best preserved medieval towns called San Gimignano or ‘the city of beautiful towers’. The Imperial’s Italian specialty restaurant of the same name takes inspiration from this lovely city where vineyards and olive groves flourish. San Gimignano offers a delectable fare blending the delicate flavours of ingredients that are both procured locally and imported from Italy. In an endeavour to present only the best, San Gimignano sources the finest of balsamic vinegar, cheeses, pasta, risotto and olive oils.
Marrying legendary Indian heritage, meticulous local craftsmanship, cutting edge design and tracing the unrivalled scenery and architecture of Hindustan, Daniell’s Tavern at The Imperial comes alive with a brand new look showcasing a Live Kitchen and a menu that revisits India from the eyes of Thomas and William Daniells. This uncle and nephew team came to experience and paint the rich culture and culinary tradition of India’s picturesque locations in 1786, in the midst of colonial era to assist the expanding British Empire. The new menu seeks to define their gastronomic expedition with unique old world specialties from all the cities they visited.
The Atrium with its high skylight ceiling, tropical surroundings and humming fountain creates just the right atmosphere for a meeting of any kind. Tea time is a ritual at The Atrium. Morning tea comes with an array of cakes and patisseries, while the traditional English afternoon tea is a divine interlude. The Atrium is a perfect place to unwind, no matter what may be the purpose or plan!
1911 is a landmark year in the history of New Delhi. In December 1911, King Emperor George V had declared New Delhi as the Capital of India and laid the foundation of New Delhi. Spread over 3 areas – the 1911 restaurant and Verandah Lounge, which overlooks The Imperial lawns the decor is set in rich mahogany and inspired by the understated grandeur of the Art Deco era.
Patiala Peg, one of the most popular bars in Delhi lives up to its name, which indicates larger measure of 75 ml pegs instead of the usual 60 ml. As the legend goes, the Bar commemorates an exciting tent pegging encounter that took place in the early 1900s between the Viceroy’s team and the team of the Maharaja of Patiala. The Bar has a remarkable collection of photographs of the Maharaja of Patiala during the Second World War.
Restore your vital energy at the award winning Imperial Spa, Salon, Health and Racquet Club. The Spa offers a holistic philosophy, rooted in an awareness of the value of a balanced approach to enhance your lifestyle and return you back to yourself. A healing touch, nurturing environment, cleansing, exercise, yoga, massage, good nutrition, and deep relaxation are the essential elements in maintaining wellness in body, mind and soul. Sufi, the spa’s signature brand, includes 100% organic massage oils plus superb Natura Bisse Facials and pure Ayurvedic therapies.
The Imperial Salon is an unmatched beauty zone away from the hustle and bustle of Delhi life with high performance Kerastase hair care, ladies and gents refining and beautifying services, traditional Indian head massage and a ladies SUFI room dedicated to the Salon’s signature massages and body treatments offered to non-resident guests.
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