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The Imperial Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Janpath, New Delhi 110001, India
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Ranked #8 of 594 hotels in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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96 reviews 96 reviews
8 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During the last 20 years I liked to come in the hotel and had a lunch or some nice tea. During the past they renovate the rooms. I stayed only once there in 1996, so long time ago. But it has or the hotel breaths still old colonial athmosphere. Drinking tea or eating a small lunch or high tea on... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad to note that you have been enjoying our services for the past 20 years and that you find it relaxing to have lunch or tea at The imperial. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager More

East Haddam, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The mixture between history, luxury and service makes this one of the finest hotels at which we've ever stayed, and the location is better than any of the other hotels classed in this category. You would stay here if you were looking for a refuge from the chaos of Delhi - not if you were trying to gain exposure to... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to read the wonderful review of your recent stay at The Imperial, New Delhi. We thank you for your kind endorsement of the hotel’s high quality facilities and services along with its historic significance. I do regret the inconvenience caused due to the shower and would request for another chance in the near future... More

hong kong
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My best friend and I rendez-vous at the Imperial Hotel for a short weekend trip. She has just finished a week of yoga retreat so it was a welcoming site of modern amenities and I was arriving from HK so it was a nice change of scenery from modern to colonial decor. The front desk were helpful and gave us... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. Its a pleasure to note that you had a wonderful stay with us. Your positive comments for the concierge and the bar staff are a source of motivation for the team. I regret to note that your experience at San Gimignano was less than perfect and offer my sincere apologies for the same.... More

Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's hard to start this review as the hotel is perfection. Yes it's expensive but it's sheer luxury too. Everything is a superior quality. The breakfast buffet is top quality and the restaurants to dinner are amazing. Italian, superb. Indian, unbelievable. The pool is magnificent also. Hard to beat - the stench of India is removed when you enter this... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am grateful for your feedback. Its a pleasure to note that you had a wonderful stay with us. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage & look forward to welcoming you back home soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager More

Washington, DC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is immaculate and reeks of history even though its not that old. The place feels like a Raj's residence but is in fact purpose made as a hotel. The grounds and amenities are quite lovely but beware the outdoor pool - it is gorgeous and set in a perfect place. However after swimming in it one morning I... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Imperial! Thank you for staying with us on your recent visit to New Delhi. I’m glad to note that you appreciated the property and its décor. I have taken a good note of your feedback regarding the pool and would like to extend our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. I’d like to... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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124 reviews 124 reviews
38 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at a few hotels in Delhi, Oberoi, Leela, Taj, etc - but this hotel is by far the best Delhi experience. It is not only a landmark building, and very well situated to see all of Delhi, the staff are incredible, and always go the extra mile. The breakfast is awesome. The spa and pool is great.... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for your motivating feedback about our property, food & services; and I am glad that you had a great time staying with us. Though you seem to be happy with your overall experience, I have noticed minor traces of dissatisfaction which I’d like to clarify. The Imperial takes pride in its service standards and I... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is the best Hotel in New Delhi by far, ( i have stayed at several other 5* ) The hotel experience starts from when they pick you up from the airport, Check in is very quick, in fact i was taken straight upto my room. The rooms are big and beautiful and very clean. All the staff at... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write about your wonderful experience at The Imperial. I'm glad that we succeeded in creating a memorable stay experience for you and feel extremely elated by your kind acknowledgement of the same. Your positive comments are a great motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming... More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If a formal hotel is what you are looking for then look no further. Our suite was large with insufficient cupboard space based on its size. There are a few dining options but beware - eating on the veranda has a completely different menu to the inside menu with the same name. The Thai restaurant, Spice Range was beautifully decorated... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am glad to note that you were impressed with our location and your dining experience at The Spice Route. I am saddened to know that you could not locate the swimming pool and deeply regret the inconvenience caused. I have also noticed that you are disappointed with the menu offerings at... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I stayed here for two nights from Feb 28th - March 2nd and were not disappointed. The Imperial is a living reminder of the glamour and luxury we read and hear about from the 30's era. The Art Deco facade is stunning and well preserved, there are nice gardens and a pool area. However, its the interior... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice president & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings! Thank you for your delightful comments about the rooms, ambience, food & service. I am glad to note that you had a wonderful stay and would choose to come back again to relive the experience. Your positive feedback is a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back... More

Angles, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a piece of history, stuffed full of memories of the Raj. Service is impeccable and the rooms are opulent. Unfortunately, The Imperial holds a great many weddings and the lawns are often taken up with constructions and stages. There is also building work going on to one side of the hotel. Sadly, I ate in the Nostalgia restaurant and... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice president & General Manager at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings! Thank you for your kind words about the rooms, ambience & service. I am greatly saddened to read your feedback about the inconvenience faced by you due to the wedding and road works and deeply regret the same. I completely empathize with you on your unhappiness and extend my deepest apologies to you. I would like to... More

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Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel New Delhi
Imperial New Delhi
Imperial Hotel Delhi
Hotel Imperial
Grand Imperial Hotel
The Imperial Palace Hotel
The Imperial New Delhi
The Imperial
The Imperial Hotel Delhi
Address: 1 Janpath, New Delhi 110001, India
Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in New Delhi
#5 Family Hotel in New Delhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in New Delhi
#6 Business Hotel in New Delhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Imperial Hotel 5*
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