Built in 1952, The Claridges hotel is a small and personal property with a lovely lawn, a perfect setting to enjoy a sundowner. Claridges central location provides easy access to Connaught Place and the shops and sights of Delhi.
Outside dining area lends itself well to evening atmospheric lighting
A good location to base yourself to explore the surrounding area
Afternoon tea on the lawn
Dhaba restaurant, rustic atmosphere and wholesome Northern Indian cuisine
The Claridges hotel has been a landmark in Lutyens Delhi since the 1950s. The hotel is a low-rise building, divided into two wings. The interiors of the New wing have been recently renovated with well-appointed rooms and suites with modern facilities. Rooms feature air conditioning, 24 hr room service, LCD TVs, wireless internet connection, tea / coffee makers, a mini bar, electronic safe and Italian marble bathrooms.
A new General Manager has brought recent renovations including refreshing the exteriors and atmospheric lighting which transforms the property in the evenings. The good choice of restaurants and bars attract a buzzy clientele, although in the daytime the hotel is favoured by local businessmen. A new sushi bar is cosmopolitan and sophisticated, and the outdoor Mediterranean restaurant, Sevilla, has a magical ambience as it is set under an arborium. At the front of the property, there is a lovely lawn for afternoon tea and to the rear of the property, there is a swimming pool and health club.
Some of the sights located nearby include the India Gate, the Humayun Tomb, (the first Mughal Garden Tomb built in the 16th century), Purana Qila and Rashtrapati Bhawan, designed by Lutyens where the Viceroy once lived and now the official residence of the President of India. Others further afield include the Jama Masjid mosque, Qutab Minar, the Red Fort (the seat of the Mughal Empire) and the Bahai Temple.
Claridges offers a good value, comfortable and elegant base from which to visit the city.
When to visit
Claridges has a great deal of style and character. Entry-level rooms however can be a little on the small side! Why not upgrade to a clubroom for some high-tech gadgets and access to the executive lounge or perhaps request a room with a balcony.
Located in the heart of New Delhi, this 3 storey low-rise hotel is set on 3 acres of land, and is located in close proximity of the business district, diplomatic mission, shopping and cultural centres and historical landmarks.
Old and New Delhi
Take a full day exploring both Old and New Delhi taking a Rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visiting the Jama Masjid Mosque, Rajpath & Humayun's Tomb.
Salaam Baalak walk in Delhi - Paharganj
During Salaam Baalak Trust City Walk, you will be guided by a young adult who used to live in the streets of Delhi before joining Salaam Baalak Trust. Your walk will give you a unique perspective and at the same time empower a worthwhile programme.
The Mughal Gardens
Take a stroll through the beautiful Mughal Gardens located in the President's Palace in Delhi.