Ranjit's Svaasa is housed in a gorgeous red-bricked British colonial mansion dating back to over 250 years; it's a place of complete and utter peace and tranquility with its courtyards, gardens and terraces.
Each room in Ranjit’s Svaasa is different and offers a high degree of comfort and individual style, they use interesting linens and colours to create cosy rooms and suites. All rooms have welcome little touches like the a complimentary basket of Svaasa goodies, a minibar with complimentary beverages and bathrooms with natural handmade toiletries.
The chef cooks sumptuous Punjabi cuisine using fresh organic ingredients on a daily basis. The award winning 'Spa Pavilion' uses age old techniques to rejuvenate guests including hydrotherapy, reflexology, body wraps, scrubs and polishes, steam, and infra-red sauna. A wellness consultant will be able to access your body imbalances and advise you on your diet, nutritional supplementation, fitness regime and yoga.
Amritsar is rich in cultural heritage and there is plenty to see and do. You can take a private horse cart (tanga) to visit the evening procession of the Holy Book at the Golden Temple which is one of the most beautiful buildings in India. Floodlit by night, it is a sight not to be missed!
The hotel offers 18 Rooms - 10 Rai Bahadur Suites, 5 Svaasa Suites, 2 Presidential Suites and 1 Penthouse Suite.
Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities.
Facilities at Ranjit's Svassa include a restaurant, a number of lounge areas, the spa pavilion, cafe and a shop selling local handicrafts.
Aside from relaxing at the hotel with one of the many massages and therapies, yoga and meditation you can venture in to Amritsar where there is plenty to see and do including the astonishing Golden Temple,
Jallianwala Bagh and the tower of Gurdwara Baba Atal Sahib. Further afield there are many more temples and historic sites to visit such as Goindwal Sahib with its wonderful array of murals, frescoes and floral motifs.
When to travel
Amritsar has the extremes of summers and winters. Summers (April to June) are hot with temperature soaring to a peak of about 49 °C. Monsoons (July to October) offer mild to heavy rains and are pleasant after the hot summers. Winters (November to March) can touch a freezing -4°C, the highest temperature going up to 18°C. Best time to visit Amritsar is from October to March.
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Location and directions
Ranjit's Svaasa is situated in the heart of the historic city of Amritsar, just off the aristocratic Mall Road. The foothills of the Himalayas are only a couple of hours away is 20 km from the Amritsar.
How to get there
9-hour flight (direct with Jet Airways from London) to Sri Guru Rm Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar, followed by a 20-minute drive to Ranjit's Svaasa.