Mumbai, a city that never sleeps! The commercial capital of India that is home to countless dreams and hopes of thousands of people who come to Mumbai every year is also many tourists’ stop-over for various popular tourist spots nearby. But with its lively, modernistic atmosphere along with the remnants of the old, European charm from the pre-independence days; Mumbai paints a picture that is bound to fascinate any traveller.
The town also happens to be the centre of Indian film industry and attracts a lot of buzz with all the celebrities and international artists marking their presence from time to time. The pretty looking beaches along with the every popular Gateway of India, the buzzing markets for shopping and the mouth-watering cuisine to die for and the vibrancy of the people here makes it a must-visit for every tourist.
Some of the most popular hotel options include:
The Taj Mahal Palace and Towers
The hotel comes with a history of its own. One of the oldest and established luxury hotels in the city, the hotel two years back got its tryst in Indian history with a terrorist attack now remembered as 26/11.
Nonetheless, the hotel hasn’t lost its heritage, world class facilities or the iconic luxury quotient. While the old wings are still under construction after the attack, the rest of the hotel is still a treat to stay in anytime. A little on the pricey side but completely worth it for the ultra-luxury feel their services provide. The sea-facing suits are a highlight in particular with the view of dazzling Gateway of India and the vast sea with yachts.
The hotel also offers round the clock butler service, complimentary breakfast and cocktails, variable check-in/check-out and has one of its popular offerings, the Harbour Bar.
The Gordon House Suites
Exciting vibrant decor and charming themes in every room give this hotel a pretty distinct flavour for the guests. The rooms are cozy and have different themed décor and furnishings in every room ranging from Classy Floral Suite, Mountain Room to Marine Room.
Usually preferred by business travellers, the hotel offers 102 rooms with internet access, SIM card on request service, Buffet breakfast and baggage storage for guests with late check-outs.
The Four Seasons Mumbai
After a lot of wait and anticipation, the internationally acclaimed Four Seasons chain launched its hotel in the city of constant buzz, Mumbai. The hotel is a treat to watch with 202 rooms all equipped with international standard amenities. It also boasts of having Mumbai’s highest bar in its hall of fame and has a separate floor area for guests to have their official meetings.
West End Hotel
The hotel is at a convenient location, especially considering Mumbai’s magnificent traffic issues. The hotel is a good three-star hotel and offers an old English era feel with its decor and infrastructure.
The hotel has 80 spacious, well-maintained rooms to offer and is a great option for family stay.
The hotel is a great budget option for those who come here on a short stay. Another highlight is its nearby location to the CST train station. A lot of tourists/travellers also use this hotel as a stop-over while on their vacation to nearby tourist attractions.
The hotel offers clean and nicely maintained 45 rooms and a common safe deposit locker by the hotel to keep your important documents safe and a dialing facility for local as well as international calls.
Pali Beach Resort
This budget resort easily makes it to any list of good hotels in the city with its superb service and impressive infrastructure. The location of the hotel is another highlight as it’s convenient for most of the locations in Mumbai with its sometimes patience-testing traffic.
The hotel is the latest offering from the Ginger hotel chains and like most of its hotels in other cities, is a classy, quality option on a decent budget. Some of the main highlights include clean and spacious rooms, efficient housekeeping facilities, kettle and sealed water bottles in every room and a common iron board on every floor. The desk staff is extremely friendly and helps you with any travel problem/plan whatsoever.
Another super option in the list of budget hotels. The place is a fuss-free hotel with clean surroundings and efficient management. The hosts are really helpful with their important travel tips and alternate options while planning vacations.
The hotel also offers safe lockers and internet facility.