The Imperial is an iconic hotel of New Delhi in India. It is located in Janpath, the erstwhile Queensway, not far from the famous shopping district and the major attractions of the capital such as the historic Chandni Chowk, the India Gate, the Presidential Palace and the Jantar Mantar. Those are just examples of what you can see, only 5 or 10 minutes’ drive from the palace.
Since its inauguration in 1936, the property has always been renowned for the oasis of calm and comfort it offers. While approaching down, majestic palm trees and immaculately dressed doormen greet the hosts. The Imperial invites you to the time of the Raj when opulence was the order of the day.
The 24 king palms, the pillared verandahs, the Tea lounge, the Royal Ballroom and the verdant gardens at The Imperial have been the theater of some celebrated times between the British and Indian aristocracy.
The hosts of today delightfully discover the historic aura in a modern delivery of old-style class and luxuries. The interiors offer a marvelous mix of Victorian, Colonial and Art Deco styles. The priceless heritage of the past has been successfully renovated offering a marvelous melange of authentic Victorian, Colonial and Art Deco styles. Bright crystal chandeliers, sparkling marble floors, large mahogany tables, and the impressive collection of 18th and 19th century art work enhance the decor.
The large high ceiling rooms and suites provide all the modern comfort in a colonial mood. The Presidential Suite spans over 3.000 Sqft, including spacious dining and sitting areas. The perfect Imperial experience offers to single traveler ladies, Eliza, a special attention with Fragonard amenities and splendid floral arrangements by renowned French artists.
At the Imperial, fine cuisine is honored with eight places to dine or lounge : The Spice Route with its award-winning South East Asia fare to Tuscan inspirations at the San Gimignano restaurant, India at Daniell’s Tavern, classic European at the Nostalgia, cuisine from the world at the Nostalgia 1911 Brasserie with more than 500 beverages and sometimes in a musical atmosphere with famous pianists’ representations, the Patila-Peg, the Polo Bar and the French patisserie La Baguette.
In an ode to wellness, the awarded Spa is a magical step on this peace of heaven. International and Ayurveda rituals offer holistic environment, embedded in a breathtaking architecture. To perfect this idea of well-being, a hairdressing salon, a fitness center and a yoga room are available.
Staying at the Imperial New Delhi is the insurance of enchantment.