Bangalore is one of the most vibrant cities India has to offer. It is the capital of the state of Karnataka and the third most populous city in the country. Alongside its busy streets and bustling crowds are some incredible architecture and inspiring sights, from the towering Shiva statue to the beautiful Lal Bagh botanical gardens and of course, the stunning Bangalore Palace.
To make sure your stay in the luscious ‘Garden City’ is one to remember, we’ve compiled a list of the best hotels in Bangalore.
As one of the most populated cities, traffic and noise can pose a real challenge in Bangalore. With its clever and contemporary design, the Oberoi Bangalore hotel provides a beautiful and peaceful sanctuary.
The 160-room building manages to perfectly balance locality to the city’s shopping district and tourist destinations with its quiet private spaces. All the rooms face the colourful gardens and outdoor pool, instantly transporting you from the chaotic city streets to your own personal paradise.
Another major attraction of this hotel is its award winning onsite dining options. Tuck into mouth-watering Chinese dishes at the Szechwan Court or escape to one of Bangalore’s most popular restaurants: the Rim Naam. Surrounded by tropical plants and bamboo groves in the hotel garden, this romantic eatery serves up authentic Thai cuisine in a wonderful al fresco setting, all within a leisurely walk of your hotel room.
The five star LaLiT Ashok is conveniently located around 40 minutes away from the airport and in close proximity to all Bangalore’s major visitor attractions. The hotel delivers a sense of unrivalled luxury to all its visitors.
Its 10 acres are lavishly decorated with manicured plants and amazing amenities, including a gym, spa, tennis courts, shopping arcade and a selection of 24/7 onsite restaurants and bars.
The eight residential floors offer 184 guest rooms, each one renovated in a contemporary style and equipped with modern technology. Guests can choose between a view of the sparkling pool waters or a room that overlooks the clean cut lawns of the Bangalore Golf Club, delivering wonderful views to wake up to every morning.
The opulent Leela Palace is one of the most stunning hotels in Bangalore, with its regal architecture and nine acres of rolling landscape. Extensive greenery and gardens fill its outdoor space, along with cascading waterfalls and a wealth of amenities, including a crystal clear outdoor pool, tranquil spa, fully equipped house gym and shopping arcade.
The extravagant atmosphere continues indoors, with 357 rooms available in eight different design options to suit every taste.
You can also enjoy a feast for all your senses at the Leela Palace’s extensive dining options. Take your tastebuds on a global journey, from a selection of Indian dishes at Jamavar to fresh Mediterranean flavours at Citrus and wonderful Asian specialities at ZEN. Alternatively, quench your thirst with fine wines and international spirits as you browse rare book collections and recline in the handsome interiors of the Library Bar.
The bright and serene Taj West End hotel dates back to the 1800s, and its history and heritage can be felt throughout its design. Spreading across 20 acres of land, this 10 room property boasts a colonial style, with the spacious gardens homing plants and trees that have stood for over a century.
Along with a wealth of natural beauty, the outdoor space offers a swimming pool, a dedicated fitness centre and two tennis courts. Free morning yoga sessions can also be enjoyed in the fresh air every weekend.
The Taj West End has so much to offer, from four amazing restaurants that provide the perfect place to end your evening, to the onsite massage room that provides the perfect way to start your day. For the best experience, we recommend upgrading to a Taj Club Room. Benefits include a personal butler service, buffet breakfast and access to the Club Lounge with all-day drinks, along with airport transfers for a seamless journey.
Nestled among the greenery and high rises of central Bangalore is the five star ITC Royal Gardenia hotel. 292 premium guest rooms are housed within the building’s stunning design, complete with a scattering of spacious balconies and the azure colours of the outdoor, rooftop swimming pool.
Guests can also enjoy access to the full service health spa, a choice of five restaurants and a complimentary buffet breakfast every morning.
Travellers will adore the ITC Royal Gardenia’s location. Through the day, you can stroll out into the city to explore the nearby UB City, Government Museum and Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Then drift into an uninterrupted night’s sleep, thanks to the hotels generously sized beds, premium bedding and blackout curtains, plunging your room into complete peace.