The Claridges was built in 1952 in the heart of Lutyen’s Delhi and remains one of the city’s finest accommodations to this day.
The Claridges was built in 1952 in the heart of Lutyen’s Delhi and remains one of the city’s finest accommodations to this day. This elegant, award-winning hotel has 132 spacious, light-filled guestrooms decorated in British colonial style, with views over the lush, landscaped gardens, the freeform outdoor pool or the prestigious boulevard upon which the hotel sits.
Other facilities at The Claridges include a well-equipped gym, a hair salon, beauty parlour and welness spa. The pool is surrounded by shaded deck chairs and cabanas, whilst there is also a bar, where you can order light snacks and refreshing cocktails. Should you be hungry, there are a plethora of restaurants at this hotel, offering a wide range of cuisines including Chinese, Mediterranean and of course, Indian. There is also a popular, old-fashioned bakery, where sweet treats and delicious pastries can be had.
Things to do around The Claridges include visiting some of New Delhi’s 3,000 monuments, shopping in the city’s bustling markets and following its tempting food trails. For some respite from the constantly buzzing metropolis, retreat to the hotel’s cool, contemporary art gallery which showcases modern and contemporary works by Indian artists.
How to get to The Claridges
The Claridges is located across the road from Delhi’s tranquil Lodi Gardens, and around 16km or 35 minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The Claridges Highlights
- An iconic landmark hotel in the heart of Lutyen’s Delhi
- Large, elegant rooms and suites with colonial-style decor
- Five-star facilities from a freeform pool and gym to a beauty salon
- A plethora of onsite dining options to choose from
- Close to all of New Delhi’s major monuments and important sites
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