Introduction ITC Sonar got on my radar for two reasons: My brother and father had visited it on their trip. According to them, this was one of the best culinary experiences they’ve ever had. They really enjoyed the lunch here and wanted me to try it.   I was visiting Kolkata anyway and found amazing new year rates.Hence I decided...

Review – ITC Maurya

1. Introduction ITC Maurya is one of the historic hotels of India. Once upon a time, it was considered the number one hotel in India and maybe the most expensive one. Their guests are usually diplomats from other countries. All American Presidents have been made to stay there. I feel proud that I stayed at this hotel. At end of the...
Introduction As I have previously reviewed ITC Maratha, this review will focus on the room and the evening lounge which weren’t included last time in the review. ITC Maratha is one of the best Eco-Friendly properties which believes in reducing carbon footprint. They produce their own Electricity and Recycle Water here! They have a Water Treatment Plant behind the hotel....
Entry to the hotel. It is difficult to get someone to agree to come to reach this hotel from the airport without feeling ripped off. It is about 1 km from the airport which should get you there in the bare minimum. Taking Uber/Ola doesn’t make sense because airport charges for them are high. Airport taxis charge a bomb for...
Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jodhpur Sightseeing Umaid Bhawan Historical Suite Umaid Bhawan Maharani Suite ITC Rajputana at Jaipur Le Meridien Jaipur Westin Pushkar Gateway Resort Pushkar Pushkar and Ajmer Sightseeing ITC Maratha Mumbai Introduction There are very few ITC hotels that haven’t been graced by yours truly. I just happen to be a huge fan of their luxury collection chain. So...
After celebrating 2 days of Diwali with Sara at home, we took Jet Airways flight to Delhi. I was sitting next to my Godson Eli. We were playing around, and he loved sitting on the window seat. He was having the best time of his life there. Once we reached Delhi, I ordered a taxi to Agra. After 5-6 hour...
Introduction Post being upgraded to  Platinum status  with SPG, I decided it was time to bring over the family to ITC Grand Bharat(a luxury collection property). This was going to be one of my more extravagant stays while in India. ITC Grand Bharat is, after all, the only category 6 property in  I spent days going through its videos...
Introduction I have stayed at Sheraton Saket multiple times before. You can read my last report here and here. The last time I reviewed the traditional suite room with Sheraton. However, this time, the hotel has recently gone under renovation for the entire 7th So if you want to check out the refurbished room, ask for 7th floor. Previously...
Entry to the hotel. ITC Sheraton is located right next to the famous Select City Mall. The proximity to mall makes this hotel ideal for people who are here to shop and dine. The entry to the hotel is highly nondescript as it is just car entering. It looks just like any ordinary building from the outside. Why are you in...
This is the second installment of Indian Hospitality series.  You can read History of Indian luxury hospitality here. As promised, now we would look into one of the largest and upcoming luxury hotelier chain in ITC. History of ITC Hotels Modest start ITC began its business life in 1910, operating out of a modest office in Radha Bazar Street in Calcutta. At...
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