By Travel+Leisure Editors
Jul 13, 2022
Whether you’ve visited once or dozens of times, there’s always something new to uncover on a visit to India. Still, it’s hard not to appreciate the classics — the cultural landmarks, dynamic cities, majestic landscapes, and, of course, the iconic hotels. The best hotels and resorts in India, in the eyes of Travel + Leisure readers, are storied properties that deliver over-the-top luxury around every corner.
Every year for the World’s Best Awards survey, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Readers rated hotel brands on their locations, rooms/facilities, food, service, and overall value.
Below, the full list of the best city hotels and resorts in India, according to T+L readers.
T — INDICATES A TRUE TIE
* — ON THE LIST FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS
TOP 5 CITY HOTELS IN INDIA
1. The Oberoi, New Delhi
Guests can soak up views of the Indian capital’s UNESCO World Heritage site, Humayun’s Tomb, as they unwind with a cocktail at this 220-room hotel’s stellar rooftop bar, Cirrus 9.
2. Taj Palace
3. Taj Lands End
4. The Leela Palace New Delhi
5. Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai
TOP 5 RESORTS IN INDIA
1. The Oberoi Udaivilas
Rajastani opulence abounds at this palatial resort on Lake Pichola. Readers praised the excellent food and said the staff surpasses expectations, with touches like showering newlyweds with flowers upon arrival.
2. The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort
3. The Oberoi Amarvilas *
4. Taj Falaknuma Palace T
4. Taj Lake Palace T
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