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Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Imperial Hotel looks very impressive, but somehow the pieces don't quite fit together. I found it cold, both literally and figuratively. Our room was freezing when we arrived, although that's easy enough to fix. What surprised me was the staff - very polite and correct, but with no warmth at all. We stayed here on our final night in...

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Cookham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located in New Delhi (immediately accessed off a busy artery road) this beautiful heritage property is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Although she has probably had many episodes of cosmetic surgery, this old lady remains charmingly elegant and immaculately presented. All of the staff are truly wonderful – nothing is too much trouble or unattainable on request. Within the...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My only regret is that we checked in early evening and left early the next morning so we had no real opportunity to explore this amazing hotel more fully --- the halls are lined with amazing photographs; the breakfast service was excellent; our room was most pleasant. I'd like to spend a couple of days there -- maybe next time!

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Imperial hotel set back from the busy Janpath is a wonderful hotel. From security guards on the gate to the room attendants, the spa and restaurant staff the service is excellent. The hotel is steeped in history and just wandering the corridors admiring the artwork is enjoyable. Relaxing by the pool at the end of a busy day sightseeing...

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Sydney
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Imperial is a beautifully maintained historical hotel with lots of stunning hallways and grand public areas. We stayed at a good-size (around 50 sqm), Grand Heritage Room with high ceilings and period colonial furniture. The bathroom is on the small-ish side, however there is a decent sitting area with a full 3-seater couch and a single couch, as well...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here after three weeks travelling around Rajasthan and Bhutan. The rooms are huge, actually perfect in every way! The first evenings meal in the 1911 Restaurant was mixed and not memorable however the cocktails were excellent. The next night we dined at the Italian restaurant (San Germiniano) which was great and a change from the local food! The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Took the chance to pop in for a drink in the bar as the Imperial is an iconic hotel and I had to experience it. The security is very good which gives you peace of mind. They are polite and courteous when carrying out the security checks. I walked through the cafe and restaurant and into the bar. The cakes...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited this iconic hotel for lunch and just to be nosey as we were staying in another hotel nearby, believe me it is worth a visit, what a beautiful property, we had a lovely lunch out on the covered terrace and enjoyed the atmosphere so much we decided to stay on and enjoy a few cocktails, I think every...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Imperial Hotel for 3 nights with my parents at the beginning of our tour through Northern India. We had a Heritage Room with a rollaway bed added. We had such a pleasant stay at the Imperial and it really set a positive tone for our entire India trip Pros: - Hotel has alot of old school...

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned for a fifth visit to the Imperial Hotel after many years and was not disappointed. The staff, service and decor are exquisite. I expecially enjoyed the fragrance of Jasmine throughout the property. I stayed at the hotel as a female solo traveler and felt perfectly safe and well cared for. I would like to extend a special thank-you...

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & GM at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! I'm delighted to learn about your wonderful experience at The Imperial. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team! We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. VP & GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Address: 1 Janpath, New Delhi 110001, India
Region: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Price Range: $246 - $705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Imperial Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 233
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel New Delhi
Imperial New Delhi
Imperial Hotel Delhi
The Imperial Hotel Delhi
Grand Imperial Hotel
Hotel Imperial
The Imperial Palace Hotel
The Imperial New Delhi
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in New Delhi
#6 Luxury Hotel in New Delhi
#7 Romantic Hotel in New Delhi
#8 Business Hotel in New Delhi
#12 Family Hotel in New Delhi
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“We stayed in a suite that was spacious and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles lisapU1203AQ, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try getting a upgrade to Imperial Rooms. They are great!! Summers is a good season for a getting a good bargain at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles feelfromthegut, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Have a heritage room. We had a suite on our first visit and did not feel that the space is well used.”
 of 5 bubbles caroline0312, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room off the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Nunya354, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the first floor, quiet and easily accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles Yogago, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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