The Imperial Hotel, Delhi
One of the best hotels in Asia, the award-winning Imperial Hotel is World Discovery's top choice of accommodation in Delhi. Built in 1931, this landmark hotel is located on the famous Janpath (Queensway during the days of the British Raj), just steps away from Connaught Circus and the capital's best shopping.
The Imperial has 235 guestrooms including 43 suites. World Discovery's prices are based on Imperial Rooms (below right), which offer ensuite marble bathrooms with both shower cubucle and bath, minibar, tea and coffe-making facilities, individual climate control, 32" flat screen Hitachi TV with 45 channels, high-speed WiFi, in-room safe and dual phone line with data port and voicemail.
There are many dining options, including the 1911 Restaurant for all-day dining, the Spice Route for Southeast Asian cuisine (one of "top restaurants in the world" according to Conde Nast readers), Daniell's Tavern for Indian food, the Nostalgia Brasserie (dinner only, with jazz or piano music), and the San Gimigniano for Italian dishes. For drinks and cocktails, head for the 1911 Bar or the Patiala Peg.
The hotel has a swimming pool (below) and spa, and extensive gardens.