The Imperial New Delhi, New Delhi, India
An oasis of calm and comfort sums up the understated luxury of Lutyen’s masterpiece – The Imperial New Delhi. One approaches down a drive flanked by tall king palm trees with immaculately dressed doormen waiting to greet you. With its modern delivery of old-style class and luxuries aplenty wrapped in colonial elegance, The Imperial invites you to the halcyon days of the Raj, when opulence was the order of the day. 235 elegant rooms and suites, 24 king palms, pillared verandahs, the Tea lounge, Royal Ballroom and the verdant gardens at The Imperial have played host to some celebrated moments between the British and Indian aristocracy.
Awash in white, The Imperial is a unique blend of classic and contemporary design having successfully preserved its historic aura, providing its guests a lifetime of memories. It is a marvellous mélange of Victorian, Colonial and Art Deco styles in its interiors. There are spacious guest rooms, stunning crystal chandeliers, sparkling marble floors, large mahogany tables along with an impressive 18th and 19th century art collection. It’s Presidential Suite spans over 3,000 sq ft, including spacious & luxurious dining and sitting areas, an expansive master bedroom and study.
Praise is lavish for cuisine at The Imperial, which offers eight places to dine or lounge, including award-winning South East Asian fare at The Spice Route, Tuscan Italian at San Gimignano, Pan Indian embracing the journey of Thomas and William Daniell at Daniell’s Tavern to world cuisine at 1911 and classic European cuisine at Nostalgia, 1911 Brasserie along with High tea at The Atrium. Two luxurious Bars, the 1911 Bar with more than 500 beverages and the Patiala Peg – The Royal Polo Bar along with La Baguette – a French Patisserie, make for a stellar dining experience at The Imperial.
The award-winning Imperial Spa exclusively for resident guests at the hotel with its bespoke international and Ayurvedic rituals, offers an holistic environment, embedded in breathtaking architecture, which is truly an ode to the world of wellness.
Location and Transfers
The Imperial is centrally located on Janpath, steps away from the renowned shopping district and major city attractions and 30 minutes away from New Delhi International Airport.
Deco Rooms – offers a contemporary feel with a Queen size bed and a beautiful marble bathroom. Inside facing with a view of The Atrium
Imperial Rooms – offers a colonial layout with high ceilings, choice of King size or Twin beds and a beautiful marble bathroom. Imperial Rooms have an option of a garden view
Heritage Rooms – Twin and King size bed options are available plus, a beautiful marble bathroom. These rooms have spacious bedrooms with a seating area for a couple of guests and an option of a garden view
Grand Heritage Rooms – colonial layout with high ceiling. Offers a beautiful marble bathroom and a spacious bedroom with a seating area for 5-6 guests and an option of garden view as well as the choice of marble or parquet flooring. These rooms have both a shower cubicle as well as a bath and are larger than heritage rooms. Extra Bed at an additional charge may be placed in the room to accommodate a third occupant
Heritage Suites – offer two spacious rooms, a living room with a seating area for 5-6 guests and a bedroom with King sized bed. Inside facing with a view of The Atrium and a choice of an outside view upon request. Extra Bed may be placed in the room to accommodate a third occupant at an additional charge
Art Deco Suites – have two spacious rooms, a living room with a seating area for 5-6 guests and a bedroom with a King sized bed. These suites have larger windows and an option of a view of The Spice Route courtyard, Terrace gardens or The Atrium as well as a choice of marble or parquet flooring
Luxury Suites – these suites feature two spacious rooms, one being a living room with a seating area for 5-6 guests & a guest cloakroom. The bedroom offers a four-poster King size bed and there is a separate dressing room and a dresser. Views of the rear gardens of the hotel
Royal Imperial Suite – this suite offers a Master bedroom with four-poster King size bed and seating for 3 guests, separate guest cloakroom, verandah lounge with an area of 675sq.ft, Master bathroom with a large shower cubicle and beautiful marble baths, steam, sauna and jacuzzi facilities, dressing room with a walk in closet, dining area with elegant mahogany table for 8 guests, Butler pantry equipped with Gaggenau, study with office equipment, collection of 80 books, antique furniture, artworks by Prince Alexis Soltykoff. An interconnecting Heritage room is available with a King size bed at an additional charge
The Spice Route – serving South-East Asian cuisine, this renowned restaurant mesmerises all your senses
1911 Bar – pays tribute to this historic milestone that led to the emergence of New Delhi as a seat of power
1911 Restaurant – 1911 is a celebration of aesthetics with its rich interiors and cuisine that showcases the ‘melting pot’ culture of Delhi and service that is truly a reflection of Imperial India
NOSTALGIA at 1911 Brasserie – brings back all time western favourites, presenting a selection of traditional European fare with typically old world continental cuisine carefully put together for creating delightful evenings, for couples. These exquisite specialties are paired with the new and old age wines, against the background of enchanting live Jazz or piano music, recreating the golden era of Jim Reeves, Louis Armstrong and Elvis Presley
Daniells’s Tavern – offers unique old world Indian specialties
The Atrium – tea time is a ritual at The Atrium. Morning tea comes with an array of cakes and patisseries, while the traditional English afternoon tea is a divine interlude. The Atrium is a perfect place to unwind
Patiala Peg – one of the most popular bars in Delhi
San Gimignano – The Imperial’s Italian specialty restaurant takes inspiration from the lovely city of San Gimignano where vineyards and olive groves flourish
La Baguette – a pastry shop that tempts the inveterate sweet tooth with its enviable range of goodies. For those who want to indulge in sweet sin, La Baguette is a perfect haunt with its wide range of gateaux, bread, chocolate, sunrise and teatime eats and patisseries
Facilities and Activities
Yoga and Pilates are available
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Hair & Beauty Salon