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Hotel Ajanta

8647 Arakshan Road behind New Delhi Railway Station, Paharganj, Ram Nagar,, New Delhi 110055 India
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#96 of 1,105 hotels in New Delhi
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Hotel Ajanta is a colonial fully renovated hotel with all modern facilities, the minibar, LCD TVs, ACs, coffee / tea makers, 24 hour room service, safety lockers, etc. Airport transfers, taxi and tour services are also available. We are very centrally located near the railway and metro stations and also close to Connaught Place, Jama Masjid, museums and shopping centers. Ours is a family run hotel specially preferred by families and single women who find it safe and welcoming. We are proud to say that word of mouth has made us a recipient of so many prestigious awards and the first choice (in the Luxury Budget category) for guests coming to Delhi. We feel privileged to welcome our guests to The Ajanta Hotel.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Car hire
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Doorperson
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
2.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi

Location

8647 Arakshan Road behind New Delhi Railway Station, Paharganj, Ram Nagar,, New Delhi 110055 India
Hotel Ajanta
Getting there
Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
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Indira Gandhi Intl Airport
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New Delhi
9 minNew Delhi Metro
Ramakrishna Ashram Marg
13 minNew Delhi Metro
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Billyfresco wrote a review Apr 14
Nicosia, Cyprus22 contributions12 helpful votes
I sent a few nights in couple and they organised a package tour in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. It was my first package travel. They did a wonderful job. The driver Rajeev was very good, Jack and Zoohor perfect professionals in organising everything and anticipating problems. Wonderful trip. Bravo Ajanta!! It is the second time I stay in the hotel and it is already my reference in Delhi. All the staff is very nice and premises are clean!
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 6 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful trip with Ajanta. We will definitely pass on your compliments to Rajeev, Jack, Zoohor, and the rest of our team. Looking forward to welcoming you back as our guest again soon! Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Bigbecks wrote a review Mar 2024
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom243 contributions130 helpful votes
The pre-holiday communications were confused at best as they sent a taxi to pick us up the day before! That said, he did turn up as expected, but, in typical Indian fashion (they try to rip you off everywhere) I was excepted to pay the parking charge at the airport (which doesn’t make it a free airport pick-up). The room was ok, but dated with the bathroom stuck in the 1980s! It really wasn’t pretty (like the view). The air con wasn’t the best either. Was the stay ok? Just. Would I stay here again? No. Fork out a bit more and stay somewhere more up market.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback and we apologize for the confusion with the pre-holiday communications. We'll work on improving this process in the future. Your comments about the room and facilities are duly noted, and we'll take them into consideration for future enhancements. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Andrea D wrote a review Mar 2024
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The people of the hotel stole two of our suitcases. When we were leaving they make a big confusion moving the luggage to the car, and when we got to the airport suitcases were missing. We called the front desk and manager and they covered each other with lies.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Andrea, We are terribly sorry to hear about your experience. This is not the level of service we aim to provide. Your feedback has been noted and will be addressed internally. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Ilovetravel1967 wrote a review Mar 2024
Edinburgh, United Kingdom393 contributions295 helpful votes
Didn't stay at the hotel but went to its restaurant, Saffron 5 times while we were in Delhi. Every time, the food and service was excellent. The waiters always found us a table. The portions are enormous with a great choice of Indian and Western food- we had Indian dishes (biryani was fab as well as parathas) as well as pizza/a burger which was delicious. Everything was freshly cooked, very nicely presented and very reasonably priced including the bottled water. Would highly recommend!
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful dining experience at Saffron! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and service during your visits. Our team is thrilled to know that you appreciated our selection of Indian and Western dishes. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another great meal! Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Hossangui S wrote a review Mar 2024
United Kingdom29 contributions3 helpful votes
Too much expensive and they don't have nothing. Room are very poor room are cold ac not working. Breakfast very poor and very small for all guests and cakes you need to pay extras. Staff rude only 3 was nice all rest not Too much noise day and night
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded Mar 4, 2024
Dear Hossangui, We are sorry to hear about your experience. We appreciate your feedback and will address your concerns with our team for improvements. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Leefoody wrote a review Feb 2024
Narberth, United Kingdom44 contributions12 helpful votes
This is our second visit to the Hotel Ajanta. The first was was when we first arrived in Delhi a month ago and we enjoyed our stay with the exception of the the noise outside our room which I understand is not the fault of the hotel. 1st photo was taken at 11pm and the 2nd at 6:30am. The food is excellent and good value for money and the breakfast included in the room rate is a very good buffet. The rooms are clean and there is as much hot water in the en suite as you could need. However, when I checked out I reserved a room for our return to Delhi the night before our flight. I requested a different room, a luxury family room and was assured it would be ready for us on our return. When we returned to Hotel Ajanta 24 days later we checked in and after enquiring if the room I asked for was free I was told it was so we gave our passports and paid for the room, then given a key and after having a late breakfast we’re taken to our room. The same room we had before that I didn’t want. I went back downstairs to see the manager but couldn’t find him. When I challenged a member of staff I was told there were no other family rooms available. After chatting with my family we decided not to make a fuss- but now it is 10pm, we have a long journey tomorrow to the UK and then a 5 hour drive to get home. The noise outside sounds like a scrap yard, hammering on metal and metal being cut with a grinder, the noise and traffic is terrible. It’s now gone 10:30pm and still going on. Don’t get me wrong- the hotel is ok and the food is excellent but I am more than a little disappointed the request I put in nearly a month ago was not fulfilled and when I raised my concerns no alternative was offered. Had was given the room I asked for I would now be asleep and not still be awake and writing a less than positive review. You’ll see from my other reviews I’m not hard to please and don’t complain unnecessarily. Al Pachino(AKA) requested I leave a review but I rather suspect now it would be preferable I hadn’t. I’m also sure the response will be along the lines of a misunderstanding but you can be assured I made myself perfectly clear on more than one occasion. The scrap yard opposite the hotel stopped making a noise soon after midnight and I then got to sleep. I now have a 24 hour journey ahead of me with a 6 hour drive at the end of it after a crap night sleep having just had a not very sleeper train journey of 18 hours. This all would have been avoided had my request been heard.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded Feb 12, 2024
Dear Leefoody, Thank you for choosing Hotel Ajanta for your stay and for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate your kind words about the food and the cleanliness of our rooms. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused regarding the room allocation on your return visit. We understand your disappointment and frustration when your request was not fulfilled. We apologize for any miscommunication that may have occurred and assure you that we will take this feedback into account to improve our services. We regret that you experienced noise disturbance during your stay. We understand how important a good night's sleep is, especially before a long journey. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the noise from outside. Thank you again for sharing your feedback, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to our hotel in the future. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Lesley P wrote a review Feb 2024
19 contributions9 helpful votes
Mr Rashid Is Amazing Organised our trip to Taj Mahal a Driver named Paul and a guide named Wasim all gave 100 per cent to our needs .We had 3 days with driver Paul and he delivered a wonderful satisfying tour of Delhi . Would definitely stay in the Hotel again ( may not suit all first time foreign tourist ) Restaurant adjoined to Hotel food is fabulous and at a low cost all staff in Restaurant and Hotel go more than the extra mile for their guests not like the superior ( 😅) Hotel i am now staying in Mumbai Give me Ajunta any day .
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded Feb 12, 2024
Dear Lesley, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with us! We're thrilled to hear that Mr. Rashid, along with the driver Paul and guide Wasim, made your trip to Taj Mahal a memorable one. It's great to know that they went above and beyond to cater to your needs. We appreciate your kind words about our hotel and restaurant as well. We hope to welcome you back again in the future! Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Gaynor1808 wrote a review Jan 2024
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom48 contributions33 helpful votes
The area around the train station is dodgy, the breakfast was manic (not enough tables), the wifi was either very slow or dropped out altogether, the room was always cold (warmer outside) and felt almost damp, the bedsheets felt cold & damp, no extractor fan in bathroom, temperature in shower inconsistent, no where in bathroom to put your toiletries, fridge not clean & not working, very noisey area (shouting, dogs barking, horns tooting etc ALL NIGHT). Would not recommend for couples coming from the UK. Stay in the south of the city instead.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded Jan 30, 2024
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We appreciate your concerns regarding the area around the train station and the breakfast area. We understand that the WiFi and room temperature were not up to your expectations. We will make sure to address these issues as we continuously strive to improve our services. We regret that your experience did not meet your expectations and hope that you would consider giving us another chance in the future. Thank you for your valuable feedback. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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Marta B wrote a review Dec 2023
Greater London, United Kingdom16 contributions1 helpful vote
the street it is safe, location it is good , food was just okay, on the half board the food will be serve he same everyday room size was okay, toilet should been washing by Bleach to be hygiene there's a Lift
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded Dec 21, 2023
Dear Marta, Thank you for your feedback! We're glad to hear that you found the street safe and the location good. We appreciate your comment about the food, and we'll make sure to take it into consideration. We strive to provide a variety of culinary options to cater to different tastes. We'll also pass on your suggestion about using bleach for toilet hygiene. Lastly, we're pleased to inform you that we do have a lift for the convenience of our guests. Thank you for choosing our hotel, and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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John-Tuffin wrote a review Dec 2023
Exeter, United Kingdom49 contributions16 helpful votes
I have stayed here many times - I think several dozen occasions. The first visit was in 2007. It feels like a home from home. The service has always been dependable. The staff have always gone to great lengths to sort anything out for me. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The food is good. In fact on my last visit in November 2023 it seemed even better than I remembered.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded Dec 3, 2023
Dear Johntuffin, Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing to stay with us numerous times over the years. We're thrilled to hear that our hotel feels like a home away from home for you. Our team takes pride in providing dependable service and we're delighted that they have always gone the extra mile to assist you. We're also glad to know that you find our rooms clean and comfortable. Moreover, it's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our food, especially on your recent visit. We hope to welcome you back soon for another exceptional stay. Best Regards Team Hotel Ajanta
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PRICE RANGE
C$34 - C$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IndiaNational Capital Territory of DelhiNew DelhiPahar Ganj
NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Ajanta
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Ajanta?
Nearby attractions include Paharganj (0.4 km) and Sunny India Holidays (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Ajanta?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Ajanta?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Ajanta?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Ajanta?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Brownie, The Indian Grill, and The Drunkyard Cafe.
Does Hotel Ajanta have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Ajanta offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Ajanta?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Ajanta?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Ajanta?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (2.3 km), Rajpath (3.7 km), and Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo (2.4 km).