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India hosts a truly diverse range of accommodation – from 5-star hotels to former forts and palaces, from havelis to travelling camps and from wilderness lodges to local homestays.
In the north, the princely kingdoms of Rajputana, in present-day Rajasthan, were once the domains of India’s most lavish ruling dynasties. In breathtakingly beautiful settings, they created forts and palaces of extraordinary scale and exquisite design. Today, many of these wonderful architectural treasures have been converted into some of the world’s most spectacular boutique hotels and several remain homes to the royal family, who offer guests exceptional levels of hospitality. A highlight of any visit to India, and a special way to experience the country’s heritage, is to stay in one of these majestic hotels.
Cox & Kings works with the reputable Taj Hotel and Oberoi chains, including the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, and the Oberoi Amarvilas overlooking the Taj Mahal.
Mobile desert camps provide a private and romantic experience, from which you can head out on a camel safari to explore local villages. Meanwhile, Ultimate Travelling Camp in the India Himalaya provide an unrivalled experience amid incredible surroundings.
For an up close and personal wilderness experience, stay in a jungle lodge, many which include viewing platforms, infinity pools and opportunities to sleep under the stars.
In the south, stay in authentic homestays with comfortable rooms, and be taken care of by friendly hosts. Escape to rural tropical paradise in hotels nestled within spice, tea or rubber plantations, or amid coconut groves and rice paddies.
Finally, experience traditional colonial style cottages, heritage farmhouses or truly luxurious beach resorts.
Once the estate of Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, Wildflower Hall is set among 23 acres of virgin pine and cedar forests and enjoys a fairytale setting in the Greater Himalaya. This luxury resort, restored in magnificent colonial style, is renowned for its...
Established in the 19th century as a boarding house for English and Scottish tea planters, the Windamere was converted into a heritage hotel just before the outbreak of the Second World War. The Windamere is known for its ambience, combining modern facilitie...
The Windermere Estate is where the manicured tea garden merges with the lush green forests of Munnar. The property features 18 double rooms, a communal lounge and a dining room serving a table d'hote menu. The atmosphere is more that of a simple charming...
Surrounded by lush gardens on the banks of the tranquil Periyar river, the Windermere Riverhouse is a stately colonial bungalow in a tropical paradise. It is located in a little-explored area of Kerala and there are an array of rural experiences available...
ExceptionalTruly exclusive and exceptionally luxurious.
LuxuryVery high class accommodation with superb facilities and service.
Superior High standard accommodation, service and facilities.
Good StandardGood standard accommodation, service and facilities.
SimpleClean and comfortable with en suite bathrooms but limited facilities.
BasicVery modest with shared bathrooms and minimal facilities