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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From our arrival to check out our stay was great. We asked the hotel to help with the airport transfers which was well organized. The room was large and had all the amenities :) I even left my shoes outside the door and they were cleaned and polished by 5am. The bed is comfortable and large, and they also have... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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37 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

excellent hotel in the very noisy heart of Delhi but you feel in an oasis of quietude - very kind staff - excellent services - amazing confortable room and very good restaurant - I will come back for sure

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything about this hotel echoes the best of the days of the Raj. It is one of the most stylish hotels you will ever visit in Inda. A calm oasis in an otherwise manic city, the Bar is a quiet haven of relaxation, the bar staff ultra-attentive without being intrusive, the rooms are simply perfect. The restaurants are World class... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay at the hotel but were told, while in Delhi, to take in their fabulous Sunday brunch. The quality and variety of food was amazing and well worth the somewhat high price. The garden sitting area was calm and enjoyable. Service was impeccable. One warning: pace your self in order to enjoy much of what is offered!

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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96 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is this a beautiful luxury hotel, with a great staff and lots of on site restaurants and activities but it is an oasis for the mind and body in the middle of a really busy city. I thought the non-Indian restaurant food was only OK but it was nice to get some variety after a few weeks traveling... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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130 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights: it feels like a top spot refuge from noisy and polluted Delhi, including a 'memory lane' colonial experience, matching similar iconic hotels in Asia and Aftica. No negative comments whatsoever, but somewhat less personalised than other hotels in India.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

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82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel which I would highly recommend if you are staying in Delhi; however, I wouldn't necessarily recommend staying in Delhi compared to the many other beautiful places India has to offer. The hotel is grand and has real presence. The rooms are good - but Mrs Foodi8 did think that the bathroom products were particularly substandard... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. What a contrast between inside and outside the gates of the Imperial. A step back in time, architecturally to the 1930s and much earlier in terms of spirit and memories. We just went for a long, lazy Sunday brunch on the terrace overlooking the lawn and greenery behind (as well as nearby modern brutalist building) and had a lovely... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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334 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a few cocktails in the famous 1911 bar. Amazing cocktails and a great choice on the menu. Lovely bar, perfect service. They only serve beer in bottles, no draught but this is a minor point! We were just about to leave and we were invited to see the Diwali fireworks show and to partake in the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

Worsley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights (9-11th Nov 2016) and would highly recommend this lovely hotel. Spacious rooms excellent staff who were always on hand to please. Excellent pool and spa. We would certainly stay here again.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! At the outset I would like to thank you for choosing to stay at The Imperial during your recent visit to New Delhi. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice Pres.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Address: 1 Janpath, New Delhi 110001, India
Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Price Range: $301 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Imperial Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 233
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel New Delhi
Imperial New Delhi
Imperial Hotel Delhi
Grand Imperial Hotel
Hotel Imperial
The Imperial New Delhi
The Imperial Hotel Delhi
The Imperial Palace Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in New Delhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in New Delhi
#7 Romantic Hotel in New Delhi
#8 Business Hotel in New Delhi
#12 Family Hotel in New Delhi
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“even basic rooms are very confortable”
 of 5 bubbles platinoum, 2 days ago | Read review
“There are no 'bad' rooms believe me!”
 of 5 bubbles ferrari458spider, 6 days ago | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor room and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles DeniseLawrence, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the entrance drive as this tends to pick up noisy chatter during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles Pi31415, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in a room on the ground floor, close to the exit to the grounds. Peaceful, and close to the spa, bars, restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles BrigittaInSydney, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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