New Modern Luxury Hotel in India Boasts An Enormous Pool and A Living Wall. The Oberoi Gurgaon.
The newest Oberoi luxury Hotel, the Oberoi Gurgaon, is India’s thirteenth Oberoi hotel and the second in the Delhi area. It sits on nine acres, measures almost 44,321 square meters and has 202 rooms, of which 15 are suites.
The luxury hotel, which opened its door to guests earlier in spring of last year, was designed by the Singapore-based architectural firm RSP, and cost around four billion rupees ($90 million) to build. The hotel has received numerous awards and accolades including World's Leading Luxury Hotel by World Travel Awards, 2011, Best Asia Hotel 2011, Conde Nast Traveler Hot List 2012, Kiwi Collection WOW pick 2012 and several others.
LTW Designworks was the firm in charge of the Oberoi’s interior design, which is clean, sleek and modern with inviting earthtones, warm woods and bright red accents.
The hotel is hard to miss, with the first impression leaving most visitors slack-jawed. The "jewel box" is a structure of steel, glass and mirrors and overlooks an enormous pool and living wall.
The resort-like ambiance at The Oberoi, Gurgaon offers guests a welcome respite when in town on business as well as the perfect setting for those in search of pleasure.
Setting it apart from other business hotels, The Oberoi houses 202 unusually spacious guestrooms and suites. Some examples of the hotel's unique features include 24-hour butler service and private heated swimming pools in select suites.
The 5300 sq. ft Presidential Suite features 2 bedrooms, with livingroom, private study, fireplace and private heated cantilevered pool:
International cuisine is always available at The Oberoi, Gurgaon. From an all day dining area with five interactive show kitchens to alfresco seating on teak wood decks to an Indian coastal cuisine specialty restaurant, your taste buds will be easily sated here.
The Piano bar:
The Belvedere (members-only club dining):
The city of Gurgaon is a quickly growing area of India’s New Delhi Capital Region, so if you find yourself headed to one of its various corporate headquarters any time soon, you might want to give The Oberoi, Gurgaon a try. India is a land full of overwhelming sights, sounds, and smells, and when you need to retreat from the frantic pace of its streets, The Oberoi, Gurgaon will be waiting – peacefully and patiently.
Rooms & suites
The well appointed guest rooms and suites are amongst the most spacious accommodation in any city hotel around the world. With a color palette of white, beige, brown and hues of red, the décor is contemporary and elegant. The rooms also feature landscape windows that bathe every room with generous amounts of light and offer expansive views of the reflection pool or landscaped greens, creating a haven of serenity.
Deluxe rooms and baths:
Premier Pool suite:
Personal butler service, Five fixture bathrooms, 46 inch LED television, DVD player, ipod docking station with FM receiver, Satellite television, Wired and wireless internet, Media hubs for audio & video connectivity, Electronic safe, Two line telephone with voice message, Mini bar, Bedside control panel for lighting and blinds, Separate seating area
The Oberoi Spa and Fitness Centre (open 24 hours).
Rejuvenate your senses at the round-the-clock Oberoi Spa. A perfect oasis of peace and well being, the Spa is an ideal getaway from the chaos of modern life. Built over 8000 square feet, overlooking the swimming pool and the maze garden, the Spa consists of seven therapy rooms and suites. Each therapy room is designed with a shower cum steam enclosure to ensure complete privacy.
Highly skilled, internationally trained therapists offer a variety of treatments from the best in ancient Ayurveda to Aromatherapy. Holistic, non-clinical therapies are designed to alleviate stress and heal the mind, body and spirit.
The 24-hour Gymnasium is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and strength stations in hues of anthracite and bordeaux by "Technogym". Overlooking the lush green maze garden, the gym offers personalized training by celebrity fitness experts as well as complimentary yoga classes every morning.
Prices range from 30,000 rupees ($675) a night for a single deluxe room to 300,000 rupees ($6740) for the presidential suite.
Make your reservation here.
The Oberoi, Gurgaon
443 Udyog Vihar, Phase V
Gurgaon 122 016
Toll Free: +1.800.562.3764
images courtesy of the Oberoi hotels and Prismma