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Vivanta by Taj - Ambassador, New Delhi
Ranked #47 of 716 Hotels in New Delhi
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delhi
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“calm and beautiful”
Reviewed January 21, 2010

one of the best hotels in delhi as the name says..awesome location walking distance to khan market and go to ambassador for its food and hospitality .. this place is very calm and very exquisite rooms and the ambience of the hotel and u might bump into a celebrity if your lucky ! so if u looking for a business get away and also want calm in the rush hour city of delhi , this is the hotel ....

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed January 13, 2010

In my trip in India we started with New Delhi.
We stayed at the Taj Ambassador hotel, and the service was phenomenal.
The staff was young, spoke excellent english and was extremenly helpful.
We were so impressed we actually wrote their names in the feedback form to make sure their contributions would be recognised.
The Hotel is very near Khan market, where lots of nice bars, shops and restaurants are situated.
The rooms were very spacious, clean and confortable. A nice surprise was the big plasma TV sets with almost all pay-tv available for free.
The food was also very satisfactory, the restaurant was a hit and the morning buffet was awesome.
The only thing that lacked was the swimming pool, but it was not the hotel's fault: the government is building a metro station right near the hotel and thus they took away the land where the pool was. However, everytime we wanted, a private car arrived for us to take us to another Taj Hotel's swimming pool, just 4 minutes by car.

We liked Taj Ambassador so much, that we chose to stay to a Taj hotel in Jaipur later on.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with friends
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Bratislava
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Reviewed December 8, 2009

I am sure there are nice places in Delhi but what I saw during my business trip was hot, dirty and noisy. So my hotel room was an oasis. AC was adjustable and quiet, internet connection (at extra cost) just working and room large enough to be used not only as bedroom but as an office too.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled on business
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vadodara
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Reviewed December 4, 2009

The hotel is wondeful and fantastic in terms of its huge space and ambience.

The rooms were palatial in size and interiors. The room I stayed in faced the wide and well built popular road of Delhi. And the adjoining Khan market made the stay interesting for a shopperholic like me; since, travelling alone for business is boring most of the times.

I just loved the hospitality and have never experienced such incredible service before.

You get a fabulous worth of your money in this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2009, traveled on business
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Reviewed November 30, 2009

If, as seems inevitable, you're landed with paying extortionate prices for Delhi hotel rooms, you may as well go for the period charms of the Ambassador. Lovely ambience and location. Solicitous staff. Bedrooms furnished in a tastefully understated manner. Here are some suggestions for improvements:
1. Beds are a bit military in their springing. Something a little bit more luxurious would be appreciated. And pillows with a natural filling really should be the default in a hotel of this standard.
2. When every bedroom overlooking the centre court enjoys the luxury of a balcony, why not make more of it? Put a couple of chairs out on them, perhaps?
3. The public areas are not used as well as they could be. The 'Yellow Brick Road' really doesn't make the grade as a coffee shop in a hotel of this status. With its hard chairs, lighting and surfaces, it enjoys all the ambience of a works canteen. Escape from its noise into the softer surroundings of the bar and you're assailed by a Philippino karaoke duo. Please, a little bit of quiet. And the only smart restaurant in the hotel is Chinese. Am I missing something here? Why do I want to eat Chinese food in India?

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
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France
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2009

Poor hotel which needs an urgent renovation. Baware that "balcony" does not mean "nice view". My room was in front of the Air Con system of the hotel, ugly view but also extremly noisy nights and days.
But the WORST.....If you like to be bothered during your night by MOUSES running into the air conditionning system of your room then you'll be delighted (I mention MOUSES because I've SEEN them into the grill of my Air Con in my room...).. Insane!

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled on business
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1 Thank FL31
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Bangkok
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Reviewed September 20, 2009

The Ambassador is a charming hotel with a soul. Excellent service from check in to check out, clean and spacious rooms and bathroom. Khan market is in walking distance. Draw back: Small breakfast room and limited selection of food for breakfast. High cost for internet access: 662 IR for 24 hrs. The Ambassador would be my first choice for New Delhi except for the small breakfast room and the very limited selection of breakfst choices.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled on business
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Property: Vivanta by Taj - Ambassador, New Delhi
Address: Sujan Singh Park | Subramania Bharti Marg, New Delhi 110003, India
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Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#28 Spa Hotel in New Delhi
#33 Luxury Hotel in New Delhi
#60 Family Hotel in New Delhi
#64 Business Hotel in New Delhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Ambassador, New Delhi 5*
Number of rooms: 88
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vivanta by Taj - Ambassador, New Delhi is an INTACH listed heritage building, built in 1945 by the colonial architect Walter George in a poetic medley of British and art deco style. This arrival zone sets the tone for guestrooms and banquet facilities that deliver the ultimate in urban relaxation. Get set to be delighted with small surprises from the moment you enter. ... more   less 
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