Designed in a mix of Victorian and colonial architecture with a hint of Art Deco style, The Imperial is an iconic property in Delhi's 5 star hotel categories and the most distinguished address situated in the heart of the capital, reminiscent of the peaceful days of the Raj. With its Italian marble floors, Burma teak and rosewood furniture, high ceilings, spacious gardens and superb restaurants, this hotel exudes luxury in a classic elegant style. The hotel has the largest collection of colonial and post-colonial art and artifacts anywhere in Delhi.
Located on Janpath, the erstwhile Queensway, the Hotel is steps away from the renowned shopping district and city’s major attractions and just 30-minutes drive from the international airport.
Imperial offers 234 rooms including suites, each designed with distinct interiors, overlooking the verdant gardens. The room categories of Imperial include:
Deco Room: These are rooms with contemporary feel having a Queen size bed.
Imperial Room: The Imperial room has a colonial layout with high ceiling and a choice of king size or twin bed.
Heritage Room: These rooms have spacious bedrooms with a seating area for a couple of guests and an option of Garden view.
Grand Heritage Room: Larger than the Heritage rooms, these rooms of colonial layout with high ceiling have spacious bedrooms with a seating area for 5 -6 guests and an option of garden view as well as the choice of marble or parquet flooring. These rooms have both shower cubicle as well as bath tubs from Kohler.
Heritage Suite: Heritage Suites have two spacious rooms, a living room with a seating area for 05-06 guests and a bed room.
Art Deco Suite: With a contemporary layout, The Art Deco Suites have two spacious rooms, a living room with a seating area for 05-06 guests and a bed room. These suites come with larger windows with an option of sunlight and the views of the Spice Route courtyard, Terrace gardens and The Atrium as well as a choice of marble or parquet flooring.
Luxury Suite: The luxury suite have a bedroom, a living room with a seating area for 05-06 guests, a guest cloakroom and a separate dressing room and a dresser. The ensuite bathroom in the suite has a jaccuzzi and steam facility.
The Royal Imperial Suite: These suite features a master bedroom with four – poster king size bed and seating for 3 guests, separate guest cloakroom and ensuite bathroom with steam, sauna and jacuzzi facilities. The suite has a separate dining area with elegant mahogany table for 8 guests, Butler pantry equipped with Gaggenau and a study with office equipment, collection of 80 books, antique furniture and artworks by Prince Alexis Soltykoff.
All the rooms at Imperial offer total privacy and are equipped with all the contemporary luxurious facilities. The marble bathrooms have separate showers and bathtubs, as well as hairdryers and telephones.
The Imperial offers a choice of 4 different world-class restaurants offering global cuisines and 3 bars featuring an impressive and extensive range of beverages and the most extensive wine list in the city.
The dining options at the Imperial are:
The Spice Route: Heralded as one of the top ten restaurants in the world by Condé Nast, The Spice Route offers the cuisine of Southeast Asia. The Restaurant, that was seven years in the making, is completely hand painted with vegetable and flower dyes by mural painters brought in especially from a temple in Guruvayur in Kerala with a tradition dating back to 3000 years.
The 1911: Spread over 3 areas – the 1911 restaurant and Verandah Lounge, overlooking The Imperial lawns, 1911 is the multicuisine all day dining restaurant at the Imperial. With its rich interiors and cuisine that showcases the ‘melting pot’ culture of Delhi, the restaurant is truly a reflection of Imperial India.
Daniell’s Tavern: Showcasing a Live Kitchen and a Pan Indian menu, the Daniell’s Tavern is a dine only restaurant.
San Gimignano: This is the Italian speciality restaurant at the hotel, offering a delectable fare blending the delicate flavours of ingredients that are both procured locally and imported from Italy. The restaurant boasts a premium selection of Italian wines and grappa that are a perfect match to the thoughtfully created menu.
The Atrium: The Atrium is the tea lounge at the Imperial and offers an array of cakes and patisseries.
La Baguette: This is the pastry shop at the Imperial.
The three bars at the hotel are:
The 1911 Bar: The 1911 bar offers over 500 varieties of beverages with lounge and club music playing to your mood.
The Patiala Peg: This Bar features an impressive and extensive range of beverages and the most extensive wine list in the city, leaving one asking for more.
Nostalgia at 1911 Brasserie: This restaurant which opens only for dinner, presents a selection of traditional European fare with typically old world continental cuisine to create a delightful evening, especially for couples. These exquisite specialties are paired with the new and old age wines, against the background of enchanting live Jazz or piano music.
Located in the heart of the commercial and business centre of Delhi, Imperial is the perfect place to explore the city sights, monuments and the multitude of museums in Delhi. Nearby Connaught Place, one of New Delhi’s most famous districts, offers excellent shopping, dining, sightseeing, and entertainment.
Guests can relax at The Imperial’s palm tree-shaded pool, work out at the Health and Racquet Club, or enjoy rejuvenating treatments at the Imperial Spa. The award-winning Imperial Spa offers massage and a variety of treatments for health and rejuvenation using Sufi, their 100% organic signature brand of massage oils. The Imperial Salon provides exceptional hair care for both women and men.