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The Connaught
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   37, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg | Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001, India   |  
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Ranked #166 of 606 Hotels in New Delhi
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“Contrasted feelings”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

very contrasted opinion on that property; very poor welcome by arrogant and unhelpful Front Office staff, this during the two days including check-out. However the restaurant staff was totally the opposite, extremely friendly. The food thee is the best of the four hotels I have stayed at and is really above expectation. Rooms are ok, nothing to complain about them. Internet is far too expensive and not too good. Overall remark: as expected, except for front office which is far below any expectation

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Though it was a short stay for a night, I felt cheated at the room i got for the value,. The economy room was as big as an attic. I felt I was in a furnished prison. The restaurant bhowani junction was good, the staff helpful.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

During my 3 night stay i found The Connaught one of the best business hotel where one can peacefully stay. Rooms are very well cleaned with all facilities. The hotel is situated in a great location, just 5 minutes walk to Connaught Place main market- the shopping hub. My room was facing the famous hockey stadium- Shivaji Stadium which was interesting. Breakfast was excellent with variety of foods. The staff was very supportive and very quick. The restaurants of the hotel is good. Overall it was a very excellent stay in the hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

i suspect this is what you get for $150 if you want to stay near Connaught Circus. The rooms bear very little reality to the photos and both myself and friends felt this hotel was a real swizz for the money. The rooms were gloomy and the bedding felt damp, I actually had to ask for a hot water bottle to air the bed. The restaurant is all brown and dark and has one small window, but to be fair the breakfast buffet wasn't that bad apart from the undrinkable coffee. I really wouldn't ever stay here again unless i absolutely had to .

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

During my 3 night stay I found “The Connaught” one of the best hotel where you can peacefully stay. Rooms are a bit small, and bath rooms as well, but well cleaned with all facilities. Location great, 5 minutes walk will take you Connaught Place, a nice place to walk around.

Tired of work during the day, but the “Mehafil” at the restaurant made very relaxed. Very friendly and helpful staff around.

A special thanks goes to Front officer “Mr. Lalit” (If I am not mistaken)

Wow, no words to say… super breakfast.. with lot of variety, I should say that this standard only makes this hotel to a 4 star, otherwise it should call a Super 3 star.

I would conclude saying “It was a nice Stay at The Connaught Hotel, New Delhi

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Good location at Connaught Place, but hotel needs refurbishing. Tired fittings. Breakfast was plentiful and a mix of Indian and Western.
Not as close to Railway Station as thought so allow an hour for Old Delhi Station.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Whoa this hotel bites the big one!! It claims to have won an award for "Business Hotel of the Year" way back in 1997 and they have obviously decided to "rest on their laurels" as I'm guessing they have not updated the hotel since then.

The rooms have not been renovated in years and they smell all damp and moldy. There is no hot water possible from the sink, only cold, the toilet barley worked I had to jiggle it to stop it from flushing all the time and the TV is miniscule. The walls are wafer this, expect to hear everything about your neighbours life and more!

The Internet chargers are ludicrous! Ive stayed in millions of hotels and even at the super luxurious hotels in remote countries you don't pay this much. On top of the exorbitant charges the internet is as slow as a turtle….and you would be complaining about the speed even if it was free!!!

The breakfast is better than expected but still not amazing……I saw a wannabe chef flip an omelette onto himself…..which pretty much sums up the hotel.

AVOID LIKE THE PLAGUE!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 37, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg | Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001, India
Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#43 Spa Hotel in New Delhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Connaught 3.5*
Number of rooms: 87
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At The Connaught , New Delhi you savor the living experience at its best. Affordable, warm and cozy; the hotel welcomes you to the true Indian spirit of hospitality. Located in the hub of the business centre of the metropolis - Connaught Place, the hotel is in very close proximity to the Lady Hardinge Medical College. Also, in very close proximity to the Delhi Metro station, the Airport Express and the capitals main railway station. It also is very accessible to the International & Domestic airports. The hotel boasts of 87 refined, well-appointed rooms those are tucked carefully spread over the Seven Floors of the hotel building. Catch the spectacular bird's eye view of the Shivaji Stadium and the colonial stretches of Connaught Place. Also, catch a glimpse of the historic Parliament and India Gate monuments and enjoy a delightful view straight from the rooms. ... more   less 
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