Adjudged by a team of more than 50 editors, veterans in luxury-hospitality industry and travel experts, on the basis of service, location, room quality, amenities and facilities, Robb Report’s biennial culmination endorses the world’s most exclusive and luxurious retreats to connoisseurs and elite travellers alike. Handpicked for its fine luxury services and unique experiences, the flagship property of The Leela group thus features on this one-of-its-kind biennial compendium of the world’s most spectacular and exclusive hotels.
Fairly young and a modern day opulent property, The Leela Palace, New Delhi opened its doors 4 years ago in 2011 and has been critically acclaimed for setting new global standards of luxury in the hospitality industry. It has been recently announced as the # 1 out of 626 hotels in Delhi by the hotel portal, Trip Advisor where the Reviewers rate 5-stars for its facilities except the Location and understandably Value as some people find it too expensive for the kind of service etc it provides. It is also a Travellers’ Choice of Trip Advisor 2015. Since the inception, the luxury hotel has earned various other distinctions and laurels from prestigious publications including the Condé Nast Traveller, Travel+Leisure, DestinAsian, Singapore Tatler Traveler, Times Food Guide, Food & Nightlife.
Amongst the top 5 star hotels in New Delhi, the Leela Palace is known for its exceptional guest experience and its unique features that include architecture inspired by the Lutyen style, interiors that are reminiscent of royal Indian history and the state-of-the-art technology, unparalleled culinary collection with two of New York's famous gourmet destinations. It has a luxurious Spa, a fully equipped gym and the capital’s only rooftop temperature-controlled infinity pool. The suites come with their own plunge pools.
Located close to the prestigious Diplomatic Enclave (Chanakyapuri) area, the hotel offers many exquisite features. One can experience the luxury of 254 big guestrooms and suites each spanning over 550 square feet with a Presidential Suite spread over 4,800 square feet. A royal Indian dining experience awaits you at Jamavar, a slick, contemporary one at the modern coffee shop The Qube , an exclusive Japanese culinary experience at Megu, an upscale Italian evening at Le Cirque and a sophisticated retreat at The Library for wines and liqueurs for those who can afford the lap of luxury.
Commenting on the recognition, Louis Sailer, General Manager of The Leela Palace New Delhi said in a Press Release and published on the hotel’s website, “We humbly thank the Robb Report team and our patrons for this honour. These awards are a true testament to the hard work and passion of the entire Palace team as each member endeavors to live every moment by our Founder Chairman, (Late) Capt. C.P. Krishnan Nair’s philosophy of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ meaning ‘Guest is God’. We look forward to continuing the legacy of providing indelible guests’ experiences in times to come.”