Top Ten 10 Business Hotels in India
With some help from Forbes, The India Street has compiled its list of the Top Ten 10 business hotels in India. The criteria we used consist of the following:
Luxury accommodations rating
Business friendly atmosphere
Customer service"It wasn't until five or six years ago that India started offering really upscale hotels," saysPallavi Shah, owner of Our Personal Guest, a New York City luxury-travel consultancythat has been planning trips to the country since 1989. "Many of the supposedly five-star hotels were in converted palaces that were aesthetically beautiful, but they just didn'tmeet international standards of luxury."What surprises foreign business travelers the most when visiting India is the price of therooms. The average price is around $450 for the hotels listed below. The second mostoften heard quote from foreign business travelers to India is that the service is exceptionaland much better than they receive in their home countries.
1. Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai
This 565-room hotel brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles with vaultedalabaster ceilings, onyx columns, archways, hand-woven silk carpets, crystal chandeliersand a cantilever stairway. It offers panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gatewayof India. The 46 suites come with personal butlers and are decked out in British Raj