The Leela Palace New Delhi
Towering columns greet you at The Leela Palace New Delhi, where the city's largest, most lavishly appointed guestrooms and a choice of exquisite global cuisine epitomize luxury. Named among the 100 Best Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure, the hotel reflects the style of Master Architect Edwin Lutyens, who designed much of the surrounding district; this is luxury with a local and a personal touch, offering unique New Delhi experiences, and interiors that are decorated with thousands of fresh flowers daily. After indulging in the vast ESPA spa and seeing the sights in a luxury house limousine, you will understand why this exceptional hotel is called a palace.
- Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019 winner
- Stay in one of 253 guestrooms and suites, including some of the most spacious in the capital
- The extravagant Presidential Suite features gold leaf ceilings, a private spa area, and a 24-hour dedicated butler
- Dry off with rose-scented towels after a dip in the heated rooftop infinity pool
- Take an Ayurvedic-inspired signature ritual at the ESPA spa, or relax in the sauna and steam room
- Savor gourmet sushi at Megu, iconic French-Italian at Le Cirque, and classic Indian at Jamavar
- Host unforgettable events in 12,000 sq ft / 1,115 sq m of space, including two ballrooms adorned with gold-leaf domes
- Shop with a personal shopper or sightsee in the hotel's fleet of luxury BMWs
With its guest first philosophy, The Leela Palace New Delhi makes your happiness its priority. From tours of the in-house modern art collection to exclusive gourmet or shopping tours of New Delhi, friendly and attentive staff are committed to making your dreams a reality. The Leela Palace New Delhi is committed to sustainability and participates in the NOW Force for Good Alliance to provide a sustainable travel experience and take responsibility for their impact on communities and the environment. To learn more about the hotel's efforts and book, click here.
Make yourself comfortable in one of 253 palatial guestrooms and suites, the largest in New Delhi. Simple cream walls are offset by color from plush rugs, classic Indian embroideries, and Regency furniture. 'Gourmet corners' are stocked with premium spirits and snacks, while luxurious bathrooms feature mirror televisions from Ad Notam and spa mood lighting. Book a Royal Club room for 24-hour butler service and access to an exclusive lounge with complimentary food and drink. For the ultimate in luxury, the top four suite categories – Grande, Royal, Maharaja and Presidential – include amenities such as private plunge pools, Jacuzzis, and spa areas.
Dedicated 24-hour butler service is a luxury afforded to every guest, and the Les Clefs d’Or concierge team will help to arrange a perfect day, securing the best tour guides and getting you on the guest list for the most exclusive events. Laundry and in-room dining services are also available.
Start your day with a champagne brunch at The Qube, then choose from top-quality sushi, iconic French-Italian cuisine, and Indian classics. For a digestif, try a fine wine or whisky in the Old-World elegance of The Library.
The Qube – With postmodern glass walls reflecting the manicured gardens, The Qube offers all-day dining from around the world. Start with the international buffet breakfast, journeying from fresh pastries to light South Indian dosas. For lunch or dinner, taste dumplings from Shanghai or lobster from Canada, as well as homemade burgers, pasta, or pizza.
Le Cirque – A romantic candlelit dinner awaits at iconic Le Cirque, the first Asian incarnation of the celebrated New York restaurant. The most sought-after fine-dining restaurant in New Delhi, Le Cirque hosts celebrities and dignitaries drawn to the city’s most prestigious show kitchen and the exclusive chef’s table. Try Chef de Cuisine Matteo Fontana’s exquisite six-course tasting menu.
Megu – Also originating in New York, Megu takes delicate Japanese flavors to the next level. Under the dazzling glass Buddha in the spectacular dining room, try expertly prepared sushi and aburiyaki, grilled king crab in shiro miso, and the signature crispy asparagus. Ask your server to recommend one of more than 400 wines and 10 sakes.
Jamavar – Flower-laden vases and floating tea lights frame intricate paisley patterns inspired by 16th-century Kashmiri Jamavar shawls, creating a setting fit for royalty. The menu celebrates the best Indian flavors in dishes like nihari gosht, a slow-cooked lamb stew flavored with saffron. Finish with the famous pistachio kulfi.
The Lobby Lounge – Sip artisan teas and coffees over a global selection of snacks, from European scones and sandwiches to Indian samosas and pakoras. The lounge hosts live jazz several times a week. Cakes and pastries are also available.
The Library Bar – Sink into a classic Chesterfield armchair and sample an award-winning range of wines and whiskies. Dark wood panels and leather furniture give this space the feeling of an exclusive members club.
Ease into your vacation with a signature Kizhi Swedana Synchronized Ritual treatment at the exclusive two-story spa by world-renowned ESPA – two therapists work in unison to take away your stress. Afterward, sit by the only rooftop pool in New Delhi and dip into the pool basket of snacks, sunscreen, magazines, and rose-scented towels, or rejuvenate in the heated infinity pool with panoramic city views of iconic sights like Qutub Minar, Asia’s tallest minaret, and the President’s House.
For sightseeing in style, ask the 24-hour concierge team to organize a luxury BMW and guide to show you around attractions such as India Gate, the Red Fort, and Rashtrapati Bhavan, the gorgeous gardens of the President of India. Ask about culinary or shopping tours that allow you to experience the best of New Delhi in a luxury limousine with a personal shopper or gourmet guide.
The Leela Palace New Delhi
In the heart of upscale Chanakyapuri, The Leela Palace New Delhi is near the park-filled Diplomatic Enclave district, and conveniently close to foreign embassies, consulates, and top shopping areas. New Delhi's central business district is also nearby.
Indira Gandhi International Airport is 9 mi / 15 km away.