Taj Mahal Hotel

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One of the most distinguished addresses in the national capital, The Taj Mahal Hotel is located in the exclusive residential area of Lutyens Delhi, close to the seat of government. Reflecting the heritage of Mughal Delhi, this hotel offers graceful architecture with modern facilities.

The warm, pristine white lobby of The Taj includes design details reminiscent of Mughal architecture such as intricate motifs, golden inlay work, and niches from Shahjahanabad, the erstwhile mogul capital. The hotel is a veritable showcase of artifacts with the intricate design work of the lobby’s domes and panels perfectly complimenting the calm marble fountain streams. The hotel is a city landmark, centrally located, in close proximity to key areas. It is a 40-minute drive from the airport and near the bustling city center, Connaught Place, Pragati Maidan, Government offices and Diplomatic missions.

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Facilities

Spa

The ‘Jiva Spa’ offers therapies that make you feel royally pampered and pleasurably unwound. The therapies include aromatherapy, rejuvenating treatments, wraps and others.

Fitness Center

Being away from home need not mean being away from your health and fitness routine.

Our Fitness Centre facilities include a gymnasium, swimming pool and a wellness spa, featuring classic, oriental and aromatherapy treatments and massages. The pool is open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily during the summer, and from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the winter.

The Fitness Centre has the latest in interactive exercise workouts for improved aerobic endurance and general body toning. Personal training is available upon request. Complimentary yoga classes are available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with prior appointment of 24 hours. Private yoga sessions are available as well.

Business Center

The Taj Mahal Hotel provides seamless meeting and conference services to ensure the highest levels of creativity, convenience and efficiency for every business need and event.

In addition to our conference rooms, we provide a 24-hour, technology-driven business centre on the mezzanine level. Video conferencing facilities, photocopying, secretarial services, translations, fax, and other electronic and communication equipment are available for our guests.

Meeting and Conference

When it’s time to convene with colleagues, reward employees or introduce your next big idea to the world, the Taj provides you with whatever you require to accomplish your goals. We will facilitate the arrangements to ensure that each meeting is an unqualified success.

Taj Hotels are fully prepared for today’s interactive business climate. Everything our guests need to conduct meetings is close at hand. Supplies, services and equipment rental are all arranged in advance so everything is ready to go on meeting day. Guests also have access to our sophisticated audio visual and teleconferencing/ Telepresence solutions, Most Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces have a 24-hour business centre as well as administrative and translation service capabilities.

Weeding

From the engagement to the joyous day and all the important milestones in between, Taj Hotels can handle any wedding function with flawless aplomb. Our wedding planners collaborate with the bride and groom to create an event that will delight the couple, the parents and all friends and family who attend. Whether a couple chooses a traditional ceremony or a themed extravaganza, the Taj team ensures that the day is nothing short of perfection. With everything so adroitly handled, the bridal couple is free to relax and anticipate their beautiful ceremony.

A wedding at Taj Hotels ensures unique menus designed for each ceremony, gorgeous choices for indoor and outdoor banquet rooms, beautiful accommodations for your guests, and an expert catering team that thrives on making every detail of the event extravagant, elegant and lively.

Accommodation

294 rooms including 27 suites are luxuriously appointed with latest in in-room comforts. The hotel offers The Taj Club, Executive Suites, Luxury Suites and the Grand Presidential Suite.

Deluxe Room

Measuring 357 square feet, these contemporary rooms are well equipped with modern guest amenities. Classical decor and refined ambience make these recently refurbished rooms an ideal choice for the discerning business traveler.

These rooms also offer stunning views. Guests have a choice of pool view or Lutyens’ city view, which showcases the President’s Palace, India gate and the Raj path, Humayuns Tomb and the Taj Mahal Delhi gardens. Since The Taj Mahal Hotel is the only high rise in this area, guests can enjoy an unbroken view of the skyline.

Luxury Room

The same amenities and views as the Deluxe rooms, with the pleasing addition of a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Taj Club Room

Discerning travelers know that the Taj Club never disappoints. Club rooms offer stunning views, plush surroundings and the most luxurious of amenities, including a complimentary bottle of imported wine, chocolates, fresh flowers, a fruit basket and a choice of newspapers and magazines, as well as a 24-hour invisible butler. The butler becomes the guest’s one point of contact assuming the all-important role of guide, assistant and provider for all a guest’s needs.

Guest services include complimentary airport pick-up, early check-in at 9:00 a.m. and late check-out at 6:00 p.m. (subject to availability) and a welcome drink on arrival. Guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary breakfast, tea and coffee and cocktails in the Taj Club lounge, have complimentary use of the meeting room at the Taj Club, and full use of the gymnasium, steam and Jacuzzi in the fitness centre.

Executive Balcony Suite

A combination of comfort, convenience, and executive level style, these suites measure 778 square feet and offer remarkable amenities. These rooms feature a bedroom, lounge/ living room with a workstation, walk-in closet and a large bathroom including bathtub and a separate shower cubicle. These suites have an enclosed balcony that overlooks the pool and lawns against a backdrop of Mughal Delhi. The privileges of the Taj Club are also included.

Luxury Suite

These picturesque suites are named the Oriental, Rajputana and Tanjore and are themed accordingly. The artwork and antiques recreate old world charm with a blend of modern amenities and gracious personalized service. The suites offer fascinating vistas of the city – both the Presidential Palace view and the pool view. They have a spacious living room, bedroom, and dining room with a pantry. The privileges of the Taj Club are included. These suites, measuring 1031 square feet, have the option to be converted to a two bedroom suites, using an interconnecting room.

Grand Presidential Suite

A tribute to the grand designs of Delhi’s chief architect, Edwin Lutyens, the suite contains many of his original drawings and architectural motifs, including furniture that has been adapted from his sketches. With linen, crockery and cutlery from purveyors of true luxury, the suite comprises a master bedroom, a master bathroom, a vanity room, a private pantry, a library, a private workout area, a living room, a dining room and a powder room that can be interconnected with two more bedrooms.

Through the years various difnitaries and heads of state have made this their home. An honour that we are delighted to receive repeatedly for this suite.

Gastronomy & Bar

Rick’s

This stylish, urban lounge bar is named after Rick Blaine, the star of the classic black and white movie ‘Casablanca’. Rick’s serves innovative cocktails along with great music and delicious Southeast Asian cuisine. Choose from the 101 Martini menu or select from our large selection of international single malts, spirits, and wide range of rare whiskies.

The entertainment is eclectic and new age, ranging from progressive jazz to blues and retro music oldies and light dance music towards the evening. The mood is trendy, chic and spirited. The city’s smart set brushes shoulders at this bar, made famous by its Vodka based cocktails and the “Guava Berry Martini.”

Cuisine: South east Asian
Location: Lobby Level
Hours: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Reservations: N/A
Attire: Casual

Machan

Machan is truly an adventure for the taste buds. This 24-hour international eatery, with a safari décor, is also the capital city’s most popular multi-cuisine restaurant. Machan offers an extensive a la carte menu, comprising Southeast Asian and contemporary western cuisine, popular Indian dishes and a variety of sandwiches, pastas and refreshing salads. For lunch, the buffet offers a clever selection of international dishes with innovative salads and desserts. The champagne and caviar brunch on Sundays is an award-winning treat, showcasing some of the finest gourmet food with unlimited flow of Moet et Chandon, Rose and Martinis.

As the name suggests, the décor is based on Indian wildlife, reminiscent of the days where ‘Machans’ were built for game hunting for princes. Machans are temporary structures built atop trees to spot game. Images of game hunting with artwork depicting the ‘Indian tiger’ add to the theme of the restaurant.

Cuisine: Multi-cuisine
Location: Lobby Level
Hours: 24-hour dining
Reservations:
Attire: Casual

Emperor Lounge

Emperor Lounge is an elegant place for meetings over high tea and coffee. Its gracious and comfortable ambience is well suited for both casual get-togethers and occasions where a bit more formality is not amiss. Enjoy a premium selection of champagnes, Bellini’s, cognac and cigars. Or arrange for High Tea. With 85 varieties of tea, finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, jam and clotted cream and a range of delectable pastries, an unforgettable afternoon is a forgone conclusion.

Chef Kim has created Chocolate Factory, which features cakes, pastries and a new line of chocolates available exclusively in the Emperor’s Lounge. Not that we wish to compromise anyone’s restraint but consider the decadence of having champagne truffles and coconut pralines delivered to your room for a turndown service.

Cuisine: Teas, coffee, dessert, and champagnes
Location: Lobby Level
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Attire: Casual

The Grill Room

Exclusively for the residents of Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, The Grill Room offers a European fine dining experience with Chef Ingo Möller. The internationally acclaimed continental cuisine finds place in the menu of the Grill Room and Chef Ingo delights you with his distinct style and panache for modern cooking.

Located on the hotel’s rooftop, The Grill Room offers panoramic views of New Delhi. This view, combined with diffused lighting and sensuous music, provides a uniquely romantic and glamorous setting, making any dinner here an unforgettable experience.

Cuisine: Mediterranean,European
Location: Roof
Hours: 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Attire: Formal

House of Ming

Being the premier Chinese restaurant in the city, the glitzy clientele come from far and wide for this haute cuisine. Its sumptuous offerings reflect two of the finest Chinese cooking styles, Cantonese and Schezuan. From starters to desserts, the menu takes you through a journey of delightful creations by our master chefs. We also pride ourselves with the finest selection of dim sum.

House of Ming is known for its Ying-Yang concept that is applied to designing and serving meals. The concepts are based on the delicate balance of hot, sweet and sour flavors and the crunchy and soft flavors. Every single dish has its distinct flavors that are carefully married with other dishes. Items like Crispy Spinach, Chicken Aniseed, and Toffee Banana were debuted here and have become an essential menu item for every local Chinese restaurant since.

Color plays a significant role in the restaurant’s décor. Turquoise, the primary color, symbolizes serenity. The crockery and décor are a mix of green, blue and white because all these colors have a great significance in the Ming dynasty history. Blue represents peace, tranquility, stability, harmony, unity and is associated with immortality. The art of white and blue porcelain was perfected during the Ming dynasty.

House of Ming has long been the favorite of Delhi’s elite socialites, politicians, fashion designers, film stars, journalists and sports figures.

Cuisine: Chinese
Location: Lobby Level
Hours: Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Attire: Casual

Wasabi by Morimoto

Legendary Chef Masaharu Morimoto, known to many as the Iron Chef, creates magic at Wasabi by Morimoto, his world-class Japanese restaurant. Age-old favourites like tempura, teppanyaki and sushi are turned into something new and surprising with fresh cooking techniques and unconventional sauces.

Visually stunning in every way, this elegant restaurant offers the best of Japanese gastronomic delights. The restaurant features the most impressive repertoire of Japanese sakes with a separate sake bar, and boasts a dramatic teppanyaki and grill counter that treats guests to a vibrant display of steel and iron showmanship. The sushi bar offers fresh ingredients flown in from Tsujuki everyday.

The restaurant also offers a private dining room that is set in the alcove of the restaurant offering gastronomic delights. This room features lovely pink onyx walls, which are lit from behind and can seat up to 8 people.

Cuisine: Contemporary Japanese
Location: Lower lobby level
Hours: Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Dinner from 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Attire: Formal

Varq

Varq is a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary sophistication. Visually spectacular in every way, this elegant Indian restaurant is located at the lower lobby level overlooking the hotel’s beautifully manicured gardens. Varq seamlessly married the traditional Indian themes with a simple palette of bespoke furnishings. Mixing timber, creamy leather and gold textures creates a contemporary and classic ambiance that immerses diners into a lusciously rich experience surrounded by artifacts and treasures that exist to frame Grand Master Chef Hemant Oberoi’s cuisine.

Chef Oberoi has taken Indian food to a different dimension with new techniques, innovative presentations and usage of organic produce and spices. He has reinvented Indian food with unusual creations and pairings. The menu is a rich accumulation of Indian recipes evolved to the next level. Varq retains the Indian traditional way of cooking while using exotic ingredients like sea bass, diver’s scallops, goose liver, halibut, sand crab and Karachi prawns.

The dessert station is a visual treat that teases diners throughout their meals. A kulfi trolley, a masala chai crème brulee, and ice cream with baileys rabdi are the finale to a grand meal. Varq offers separate dessert and tea menus or thoughtful pairings of both with teas that have been handpicked and blended exclusively for the restaurant.

The presentations of Chef Oberori’s exquisite culinary inventions are served amongst work by celebrated artist Anjolie Ela Menon. This work has been carefully restored and sits comfortably in its new space. In addition, modern artworks compliment the restaurant in the form of oil paintings, carvings, antiques and modern sculptures.

Varq offers a private dining room for 14 guests. Within the private dining room, two evocative and contemporary figurines, one male and one female, will be sure to charm and humour their audience. In complete contrast, other artworks within the private dining room include two large gold and silver shields that have been intricately carved in a traditional style and a series of four captivating modern figurative oils on canvas that depict a goddess. Here, cuisine and art fully merge for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

Cuisine: Indian
Location: Lower Lobby Level
Hours: Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Dinner from 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Attire: Formal

Location

Taj Mahal Hotel

1 Mansingh Rd.
New Delhi, India
Phone : 011-23026162
Fax : 011-23026070
Email : mahal.delhi@tajhotels.com

 

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