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India’s capital Delhi has an allure all its own. For travellers from south of the Vindhya Range or Vindhyachal, Delhi in winter means freezing cold. A season rather gentle in their region, it is reason to pull out the sweaters/jackets and look their smartest while visiting the capital’s many attractions. For students, it is the monuments from Red Fort and Qutab Minar to Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple, that they read in their text books. For small business entrepreneurs and traders from north India, visiting the mega business hub is about cheap or budget Delhi hotels
to strike a good deal. For tech savvy travellers who do their respective Delhi hotel booking online
, there are 5334 hotels in Delhi
to choose at Yatra.com Hotels. For foreign or international travellers, Delhi is the gateway to India’s heart – from the Himalayas to Varanasi, from that beauty called the Taj Mahal to that most romantic city Udaipur. If you haven’t visited Delhi, you haven’t felt the beating heart of India!
Visit Delhi through the year
As a young man growing up in coastal India, Delhi had this amazing pull. It symbolised power and charm, and architectural marvels were simply riveting. A visit to Delhi was a bucket list item. And now, three decades on its magic refuses to fade. From poets Mir to Ghalib, from historians and political scientists to writers and diplomats, Delhi has bewitched one and all. With amazing Delhi hotel deals & offers being offered by top travel websites like Yatra.com through the year, a visit to Delhi has become much easier. Use Hotels coupon code YTFESTIVE
for great deals up to 40% off
or search under the Óffers’ section for a plethora of deals. Another great way of driving a good bargain is by redeeming eCash offered by Yatra on previous bookings.
There’s never a dull moment in this city. While winter months are a draw for those who enjoy the chill and those who are transiting through the capital en route to snowy Himalayan destinations, spring is just perfect to enjoy the many gardens in bloom. The Mughal Garden at Rashtrapati Bhawan opens for public viewing during this period. Lodi Garden, the Garden of Five Senses and Nehru Park are some of the other spot that that attract visitors in spring. Autumn sets off the cultural events calendar in Delhi, one that continues through till spring. If you a looking to visit the capital on a shoestring, summer months offer an opportunity to grab great deals across hotels. The city sleeps late during this time, with many shopping and street food delights on offer. The India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhawan stretch known as Rajpath is a must experience this season.
Budget Hotel hubs in Delhi
Delhi offers a variety of budget hotels across Delhi NCR. The popular budget hotels in Delhi
are around hubs such as Paharganj, Karol Bagh, Connaught Place in central Delhi, which offer proximity to the capital’s business district. Very well connected by Metro, DTC buses, autorickshaws and cabs among other modes of transport, these locations offer great value for money and easy accessibility. Budget hotels such as Hotel Sun International and Treebo Trend Natraj Yes Please are great choices in Paharganj, next to New Delhi Railway Station. Popular with backpackers from around the globe, this area is an experience. Small rooftop restaurants offer opportunities to mingle with travellers distant countries. It has vibe of many of inner city destinations like Thamel in Kathmandu. Hotel Unistar in Karol Bagh is another good choice with Yatra’s Clean Pass tag, which is a cleanliness and hygiene guarantee. Karol Bagh is the biggest hub of traders in north India. It an important shopping and commercial which is contiguous with Paharganj, Connaught Place, Ajmeri Gate through to the bazaars in and around Chandni Chowk. Moving towards south Delhi and adjoining Gurgaon/Gurugram, the locations for budget accommodations open up with Saket, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Huda Metro Station being the major hubs. Imperial Studio, currently offering 25% off, is a good choice for Gurgaon. It is close to the mall mile with many commercial complexes in its vicinity. Likewise Hotel Ivory in Greater Kailash is ideally located to explore south Delhi. Another very important budget hotel hub is Mahipalpur, and to a lesser extent – Aerocity. Both these places are a stone’s throw from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. Mehra Residency and Hotel Arch offer good facilities for transit stays. Mahipalpur’s proximity to Gurgaon is another advantage. Easy accessibility to India’s corporate capital Gurgaon is very handy for young executives and small and medium industry entrepreneurs.
Delhi’s magnificent 5 Star Hotels
From international dignitaries and corporate bigwigs to affluent travellers, Delhi attracts high profile people in big numbers. Catering to this segment are 5 star hotels in Delhi
spread across the city and its suburbs. In the business 5 star category are the Le Meridien, The Park, Taj Mahal located in close proximity to the business district. These highrise hotels offer all the modcons like swimming pool, gym, multiple speciality restaurants to relax after a hard day of meetings. Foreign dignitaries prefer ITC Maurya and Taj Palace on the edge of the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri. All these properties also host a variety of business and cultural events, and are extremely popular with visitors and city residents alike. These sprawling properties offer sweep views of the greens over outcrops of Aravalli range that span from southern Rajasthan all the way to Delhi. Its ridges are the green lungs of the capital. It is a close to the Delhi War Cemetery, which houses the Commonwealth War Graves Memorial, for those interested in war history. These high profile properties are also ideal for those with business interest in west Delhi. It offers an easy getaway along the ring road.
Aerocity, with its location next to the airport, is an enclave of very contemporary hotels, many of which are 5 stars. JW Marriot, Aloft, Roseate House, Pullman and Andaz are some of the striking properties here. Each with a distinct character! While JW Marriot
is at the cutting edge of global standards, Andaz draws its design influence and inspirations from elements of life in India. It’s play of build materials, eclectic artworks drawing on India’s diversity, and its fabulous restaurants make it an experience. Gurgaon or Gurugram offers an interesting mix of business hotels and resorts. The Oberoi and the Leela Ambience are in the midst of corporate hubs, with easy accessibility corporate bigwigs. For architecture and design buffs, the Trident is a great choice. The use of water as design element lends the property a resort-like feel bang in the heart of town. On the city outskirts are few resorts, which are ideal for a relaxing break. ITC Bharat offers a sprawling property with a Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course spread over the Aravalli outcrop. For golf loving corporate CXOs and business travellers, this could be a choice. The Taj Gateway Resort, next to Damdama lake, is another leisure destination worth exploring.
Couple Friendly Hotels in Delhi
The couple-friendly tag on Yatra.com ensures hassle-free check-in at these select hotels for couples, either married or unmarried. In many hotels it is a touchless check-in through mobile apps. Proof of local ID is the only thing required. The entire ecosystem at couple friendly hotels in Delhi
caters to an easy, relaxed stay for couples, without any intrusion into their privacy. The couple-friendly tag features properties across hotel categories from 5 star to budget. Couples can also select hotels from across the geographical sweep of Delhi. From upscale properties such as The Park, Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport,
The Muse Sarovar Portico, Fortune Park Boulevard, The Grand to smaller properties like Shervani in Nehru Place, Amara in Greater Kailash, to Hotel Saket 27. The list also has properties tucked away in Delhi’s farmlands like Calista Resort for a quiet break. Most of these properties also come with Yatra’s Clean Pass tag which ensures quality assurance for hygiene and cleanliness – sanitized rooms, sterilized interiors and strict adherence to World Health Organisation standards. Use the promo code TOGETHER for great discounts up to 40%.
Hotels Near Popular Landmarks in Delhi
Delhi has landmarks galore — monuments, memorials, event venues, shopping hubs, architectural marvels among others. While choosing or selecting hotels near popular landmarks in Delhi
for a visit, it is worthwhile identifying the primary attractions or things to do. This exercise will help maximise the travel experience.
a)Hotels for Mughal and British Raj history buffs
For medieval and modern history enthusiasts, a hotel close to Lal Qila/Red Fort or Raj Ghat like the Maidens (an Oberoi property) would be an ideal choice. Housed in a heritage building, this hotel is the perfect base to explore Delhi’s Mughal and the British Raj heritage. Explore the Chandni Chowk area with the gigantic Jama Masjid (the largest in India build by Shah Jahan), Jain Temple and the historic Sis Ganj Gurdwara. Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru, was martyred here. At the other end of Chandni Chowk stands the Fatehpuri Masjid, another significant landmark for both its history and architecture. No visit to Chandni Chowk is complete without experiencing its speciality markets, so look out hotels near Chandni Chowk
for an immersive stay. Visit Dariba Kalan for silverware, attar, Kundan and Meenakari jewellery. Khari Baoli is a treat for those who love their food. This market dedicated to spices, herbs and nuts is sensory experience. The spectacular colours of spices are matched by their smell wafting in the air. Kinari Bazar is a delight for zari and zardozi lovers. This can be combined with Neel Bazar for those who join exploring textiles. Walk these lanes or hop on to cycle rickshaw that operate in these parts.
Take a heritage walk tour of the ridge near Kashmere Gate to get a sense of the 1857 Revolt. The areas around the Ridge were areas where pitched battles were fought between the Indian rebels and the British East India Company forces. The Maidens also housed key British architects and town planners such as Edwin Lutyens, Herbert Baker who were instrumental in the design and construction of New Delhi, which came up after the Coronation Darbar.
b) Hotels for culture and history explorers in south Delhi
One of the most historic cities of the world alongside Rome, Cairo and Athens, monuments are strewn all across the city. South Delhi though has more than its fair share. Explore medieval cities of Qila Rai Pithora (around Qutab Minar
), Siri (along Khel Gaon Marg), Tughlaqabad (on the stretch leading towards Faridabad) and Jahanpanah (near IIT). Each of these form the many layers of Delhi’s enchanting history. Each city has distinctive characteristics from Rajput to early-Islamic building styles.
For culture and architecture buffs Nizamuddin, with the Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya’s dargah and Humayun’s Tomb alongside the adjoining Sundar Nursery, could be the hub. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and experience the Augmented Reality based multimedia & audio tour on your smartphone. The Aga Khan Trust has done a remarkable job in restoring this grand monument dedicated to the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun. The Oberoi, Taj Mahal, The Grand and Park Inn by Radisson at Lajpat Nagar are some fabulous hotels in south Delhi
to explore the monuments dotting this region.
c)Hotels for travellers interested in Delhi’s contemporary glamour scene
For those who want to experience Delhi’s contemporary glamour, hotels within Aerocity are tailor made. Between JW Marriot and Andaz travellers have two ends of the design inspiration to pick from. These hotels are also a quick drive from Cyberhub, another sought after culinary hub in Gurgaon. Those wishing to stay in the city centre, hotels near Rajiv Chowk
should be the objective. The Park, Le Meridien, The Metropolitan are some fine properties nearby. For those with a weakness for heritage hotels, zero in on The Imperial. Another historic hotel, it enjoys a special place in the hearts of history and architecture aficionados. Connaught Circus also has many budget properties, high on atmospherics and frequented by international backpackers. The signature architecture of the circular shopping and commercial complex is a must to get a flavour of modern Delhi. It is quite simply the pulsating heart of Delhi.
Hauz Khas is yet another fine location to explore the vicinities nearby comprising Green Park, IIT, SDA, South Extension and at a little distance – Vasant Vihar. Monuments from the medieval city of Siri dot its landscape, and Hauz Khas Village is a must experience here for its culinary delights.
d)Hotels for culinary enthusiasts
Delhi is synonymous with food. So venture into the lanes of the newly redeveloped Chandni Chowk as part of an urban redesign project to savour its culinary delights. Check out the Paranthe Wali Gali for a variety of paranthas. Karim’s, an iconic joint for Mughlai cuisine, offers a wide variety including its signature dishes: nihari and chicken Mughlai. There many famous chaat and kachori joints for snacks, and among sweet lovers – Jabebi Wala – enjoys a special place. Must try here would be jalebi with rabri. The hotels around Connaught Place
and the Maidens at Civil Lines are ideal to explore this part of old Delhi. But for those very keen on getting a deeper insight and a closer look into the lifestyle and heritage of Chandni Chowk, stay at a restored place called Haveli Dharampura. Go on a heritage walk and visit Ghalib’s residence among other attraction.
Hauz Khas Village, another interesting place especially for those with a bohemian spirit. Once a village, its narrow alleys are now pulsating place for textile and furniture designers, artists, café lovers, curio enthusiasts. Its multitude of cafes and restaurants offer global cuisines.
Savour the street food delights while shopping around Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar and Karol Bagh. Dilli Haat is another experience at the intersection of crafts and food. For more upscale dining experiences the malls at Saket and Vasant Kunj offer many options, as does Cyberhub in Gurgaon.
e)Hotels near New Railway Station and Nizamuddin Railway Station
Delhi has three major railway stations – New Delhi, Nizamuddin and Old Delhi. All these stations cater to passengers arriving from different parts of the country. New Delhi station is the city’s main station and caters to trains arriving from East and South India. It is also the starting point of Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains. Paharganj and Ajmeri Gate are the two exit points of the station and offer a plethora of cheap hotels near New Delhi railway station
such as Hotel Krishna Deluxe, The Gold Inn, Hotel Star Place among many others are easily available. For premium hotels head out to nearby Connaught Place. Nizamuddin Station is the hub for many south bound trains. Hotel Kabli, Trend Bed & Breakfast, Central Guesthouse and Sri Sai Inn are some of the options here. The Lodhi and The Oberoi are two 5 star hotels near this station.
Booking Hotels during Covid times
Yatra.com has taken many initiatives in tandem with hotels across Delhi (and India at large) to address this issue. Hotels that stringently follow WHO guidelines of keeping rooms sanitized, and sterilizing indoors periodically have been issued ‘Clean Pass’ by Yatra.com. It is a quality assurance from Yatra.com. While booking online please look out for the ‘Clean Pass’ tag against hotels on search results page.