A US based magazine Travel + Leisure has come up with a list of 100 best hotels around the world in 2017 which includes safari lodges, resorts and heritage hotels. And guess what; six of India’s best gems have been listed among the top 100 basing on their extravagant decor, beautiful locations and pleasant hospitality. All of the hotels in the list are based on reader’s choice.
The hotels included in the list are located across three states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. A Taj owned hotel – Rambagh Palace in Jaipur secured 43rd position and the Leela Palace in Udaipur was ranked at 34th position. Whereas, the Oberoi owned hotels like the Udaivilas in Udaipur, Amarvilas in Agra, Rajvilas in Jaipur and Vanyavilas in Ranthambhore were ranked 84th position, 69th position, 68th position, and 16th position respectively.
Amongst the ‘15 hotel brands around the world,’ Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been listed on the 8th position with The Leela Palace, Hotels & Resorts on the 10th position. Whereas, the list of ‘10 best city hotel in Asia,’ Mumbai’s treasure, Taj Mahal Palace hotel and the Oberoi ranked at 8th and 6th position respectively.
A few resorts in India also made it to the top ‘10 Best Resort Hotels in Asia’ list where the Oberoi Vanyavilas in Ranthambhore secured the 3rd position, Leela Palace in Udaipur ranked as the 7th best and the Taj Rambagh Palace in Jaipur was placed at 9th position. According to the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, the Oberoi Vanyavilas resort in Ranthambore National Park, that features 25 luxury tents has been voted as the best hotel in India.
Tour My India News Desk.