Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is one of the most populous cities in India and is the capital of the Indian State of Karnataka. It is located on the Deccan Plateau over 900 meters above sea level, making it one of the highest cities in this country. It is a center for technology and commerce, so many people travel to this city on business. Bangalore is also famous for its arts, entertainment, and culture. This makes it a fascinating place to visit on vacation. For the best possible experience of staying in this wonderful city, you should try to stay in one of the luxurious hotels and there are many of these from which you can choose. Here are five of the best five-star hotels to consider if you are taking a trip to Bangalore.
Taj West End, Bengaluru
This upscale venue is located on Race Course Road. It is a European-style manor that is set in stunning gardens. It is close to many of the local attractions and public transport. The elegant rooms of this hotel include flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, DVD players, minibars, and drinks-making facilities. One of the best features of the rooms is the balconies which have garden views. The suites have living areas, studios, and lounge access. Both the breakfast and parking at the hotel are complimentary. Dining options include a polished Indian restaurant and an open-air Vietnamese restaurant. Other facilities include a garden with a terrace, an outdoor pool, and an exercise room.
ITC Gardenia is a refined hotel with elegant rooms that feature balconies, flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, and drinks-making facilities. If you upgrade to a suite you will have a separate living area, while club rooms have access to a private lounge that serves snacks and cocktails. All guests have access to 24-hour room service and receive a complimentary breakfast. There are five restaurants from which you can choose, including a renowned Japanese restaurant. The ITC Gardenia also has a whiskey bar, an outdoor pool, a lobby with vertical gardens, a spa, a gym, and a helipad. This hotel is located on Residency Road.
The Leela Palace Bengaluru
The Leela Palace is conveniently located on Old Airport Road which is close to the airport and the KGA Golf Course. The plush rooms in this modern hotel feature private balconies and lavish furnishings. Other amenities in the rooms include flat-screen televisions and free Wi-Fi. Club rooms include a complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails, and access to an exclusive lounge. If you really want the best room available, then book the Maharaja suite as this has 24-hour butler service and a steam room. Amongst the range of dining options for guests are a chic lounge bar, a Pan-Asian-style dining room, and a fine-dining restaurant. Other facilities at The Leela Palace include an exercise room, a day spa, and an outdoor pool.
You will find the ITC Windsor on Golf Course Road which is close to Bangalore Palace and the Brigade Road shopping area. The rooms in this hotel are refined in their style and boast a range of amenities, such as flat-screen televisions, coffeemakers, and desks. Some also have access to the gardens. If you opt to stay in a suite, then you will also have free snacks, a butler service, kitchenettes, dining rooms, a separate living room, and DVD players. The complimentary breakfast is served in one of the hotel’s restaurant. In total there are five dining options at this hotel, including an Irish pub and a 24-hour restaurant. Other facilities at the ITC Windsor include a spa, an outdoor pool, a business center, and a fitness room.
The Oberoi Bengaluru
One of the best reviewed and highest rated hotels in Bangalore is The Oberoi Bengaluru. This grand hotel is located on MG Road close to Bangalore Palace and is set in its own tropical gardens. The elegant rooms have private balconies with either garden or city views and guests have access to the 24-hour butler service. Other amenities in the rooms include flat-screen televisions, and Nespresso machines, Suites also have separate living areas and dining rooms. Guests can enjoy upscale dining experiences in one of the hotel’s three restaurants, which include Thai, Chinese, and French options. There is also a sophisticated bar with a sheltered terrace, so you can relax with a drink outside if you wish. Other facilities available to guests include a spa, an outdoor pool, a fitness room, and a business center.
Written by Garrett Parker
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