Top Hotels In India To Look Out For In 2016

Here is a list of top hotels in India to look out for in 2016. Offering something to every traveller, these plush hotels are the best places to enjoy a perfect vacation in the new year. Come, take a look:

Jamtara Wilderness Camp, Madhya Pradesh

How about starting your new year in the company of nature? Well, you will simply love your stay at Jamtara Wilderness Camp if you are a nature buff as the camp is wrapped by Arjuna trees and is situated in the rural area of Pench. The camp is very close to Pench National Park, one of the most famous national parks in India.

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Choose from any one of the 10 luxury tents and be rest assured that you are in for a real treat at Jamtara. For an unforgettable experience, opt for Jamtara Star Bed which is like a machan under the open sky. A night guide accompanies the guests in case anything is required.

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Address: Pench National Park, Village Jamtara, Madhya Pradesh
Telephone: +91-90618805

Bhainsrorgarh Fort, Bhainsrorgarh

Standing tall on a 200-foot rocky slate ridge, against the stunning backdrop of open skies and the majestic Aravalli Hills, this sprawling 260 acre has featured in the “101 Best Hotels of the World”, chosen by the Tatler Travel Guide.

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The fort has exclusive suites, each with its own charm. The riverside location is brilliant, with breezy views of the Chambal and wheat fields below. The tariff includes home-cooked gourmet meals, served at any spot you choose in the palace, such as the terrace, the dining area, your suite or as a riverside picnic.

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Address: The Palace, P.O. Bhainsrorgarh, Via Kota, Bhainsrorgarh, Rajasthan 323304
Telephone: +91-9971422224

Sujan Rajmahal Palace, Jaipur

Owned by Jaipur’s royal family, Sujan Rajmahal Palace in Jaipur boasts of high profile clientele including Jacqueline Kennedy and the late Princess Diana. The property is a treat in itself, giving the guests a royal treatment. Book yourself a room, grab a long chair near their pool all day long and just be. Or, absorb what Jaipur has to offer.

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The hotel has an array of 14 luxury rooms and suites and the property has been redesigned by the famous designer, Adil Ahmad.

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Address: Sardar Patel Marg, C Scheme, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-141-4143000

Svatma, Thanjavur

The new boutique hotel in Thanjavur is a 100 year old property and has been designed and restored by famous architect and dancer, Krithika Subrahmanian. The hotel is a fine example of Tamil art and culture with rooms done in traditional style with state-of-the-art facilities for a memorable stay experience. The entire hotel is decked with black-and-white paintings, drawings of Chola era and religious verses.

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Address: No. 4/1116, Blake Hr Sec School Road, Maharnonbu Chavadi, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Telephone: +91-4362-273222

Vivanta by Taj, Srinagar

Vivanta by Taj enjoys a superb location slightly above the Dal Lake on a hill, and its grounds and sit-outs yield beautiful views of the lake. The relatively new hotel positions itself as a non-heritage, contemporary chic space.

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The in-house restaurant is a great place to enjoy authentic Kashmiri dishes, cooked to perfection. An “Elegant Wazwan Experience”–that is what it is called!

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Address: Kral Shangri, Brein, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Telephone: +91-194-2461111

La Villa, Pondicherry

A lovely 19 CE property, La Villa combines elegance, friendly service and very interesting food. Each room is filled with lovely period furniture, rugs and historical prints. Their restaurant, with tables in an open courtyard, has a selective menu which boasts of local as well as global cuisines.

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The hotel has an array of plush rooms and suites which serve as the perfect place to unwind and relax after a long tiring day. With so much to offer, La Villa is definitely one of the top hotels in Pondicherry.

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Address: 11 Rue, Surcouf Street, Pondicherry, 605001
Telephone: +91-413-2338555

The Corner Courtyard, Kolkata

A wonderful 110 year old ancient property, The Corner Courtyard is now a swanky boutique hotel in the “City of Joy” with 7 rooms which are named after Kolkata’s characteristic features. For instance, you have Charcoal White Rooms based after the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s movies, Cadmium Yellow for the regular yellow taxis and Vermillion Rooms named after Durga Puja celebrations. Interesting, isn’t it?

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The in-house restaurant is an excellent place to indulge in a lavish menu, from local to Mediterranean cuisines. The eating out area is done in such a manner that it looks like a page straight out of your drawing book.

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Address: 92B, Sarat Bose Road, Hazra, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700026
Telephone: +91 9903990597

ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon

How about a golf game during your stay this vacation? Well, if the answer is yes then it’s time to plan a stay at ITC Grand Bharat Gurgaon, which has the distinction of being the only resort in Asia with a 27 hole golf course.

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Surrounded by the majestic Aravalli Hills, the hotel is an oasis of luxury and comfort with more than 100 luxury suites. And if you are not too much into golfing, there is a wide range of wellness services and activities including interesting tours and spa treatments.

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Address: P.O Hasanpur, Tauru, Mewat, Gurgaon, Haryana 122105
Telephone: +91-1267-285500

JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort and Spa, Mussoorie

Want to enjoy unmatched views of snow-capped mountains and the famous Doon Valley from your room windows? A stay at JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort and Spa will fulfill your wish to the hilt. Offering an array of 115 luxurious rooms, the resort is a perfect retreat for people who don’t want to compromise on luxury during their vacation.

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Choose a corner for yourself in the lounge area while you sip your favourite drink and enjoy the never ending views of lush greenery. Sounds like a perfect idea of a leisure vacation? Go ahead with it when you stay at the Walnut Resort.

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Address: Village Siya, Kempty Fall Road, Tehri Garhwal, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Telephone: +91-135-2635700

The Tamara, Coorg

Touted as one of the most romantic resorts in India, The Tamara is like a hidden paradise in the lush greenery of Coorg. Offering an array of accommodation options including luxury cottages, suite cottages and Eden Lotus, the resort is a perfect place to pamper yourself with the best of services.

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There is a lot to explore and experience at Tamara, go for plantation tour, enjoy bird watching or rejuvenate yourself at the in-house spa centre- whatever you do, make most of your time here!

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Address: Yavakapadi Village, Madikeri Taluk, Madikeri, Karnataka
Telephone: +91-80-71077700

I know reading is not enough for these places. Start planning your next vacation and check in at any of these hotels in India to look out for in 2016 for an unforgettable experience.

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