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.
At a Glance
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
Ye Old Bakery, patisserie offers a delightful selection of cakes, pastries and chocolates
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.Emma Mark
Booked dinner at Sevilla for and magical dining experience underneath the trees in a beautifully lit venue, followed by sampling one or two of Aura’s 65 vodkas.Scott Dunn team
Don't miss the Northern Indian Restaurant here. Dhaba may be small but the food is delicious, and if you give the staff free range they will take great pride in choosing the best of the menu for you.Jessica Campbell
Consider upgrading to The Claridges Room instead of the Superior Room when staying here as you’ll get a much bigger room with additional amenities.Charlotte Winter
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to The Claridges or take a look at our itineraries to Delhi
The Claridges hotel has been a landmark in Lutyens Delhi since the 1950’s. 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.
The Claridges hotel offers 131 Rooms and Suites, renovated rooms are in the New Wing. Rooms offer an elegant combination of classic and contemporary design which are quite attractive, however the en-suite bathrooms are rather small. Rooms feature air-conditioning, 24 hr room service, LCD TVs, wireless internet connection, tea / coffee makers, a minibar, electronic safe and Italian marble bathrooms.
Children are welcome to come and stay at the Claridges hotel. However, there are no specific facilities available for them. A babysitting service can also be arranged on request.
Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, fitness center, spa and a good choice of restaurants and bars. 'Pickwicks' is a multi cuisine all day diner, 'Sevilla' offers authentic Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine in the arborium, 'Jade' serves specialties from mainland China and 'Dhaba' resembles a rustic Indian highway eatery offering a taste of Northern India.
The Claridges hotel offers complimentary use of the swimming pool and fitness center. Spa treatments are charged additionally.
Services include a doctor on call, a chauffeured limousine for hire, currency exchange, laundry and dry cleaning, travel desk and wireless internet connectivity. A babysitting can also be arranged on request.
Location & Directions
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 centers and historical landmarks.
When to go
Due to temperatures and precipitation, Delhi and much of northern India can be an extreme place to visit during certain months of the year. The hottest months of the year are May and June, during which time temperatures can get up to 40°C. The coldest months are from December until February whilst the monsoon season is from the end of May through to August. During this time although the the temperature cools, the humidity is very high, and rainstorms are frequent. It is not advised to visit during these months. The best season to visit is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and very cool, making it great for sightseeing.