Introducing The Leela Palace New Delhi
December 30, 2022 by Perrie Hartz
Part of luxury Indian hotel group The Leela, their flagship property The Leela Palace New Delhi is located at the very heart of the prestigious and leafy Diplomatic Enclave, which is just a step removed from the hustle and bustle of India’s always-busy capital city. The grand hotel is also close to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Prime Minister’s residence, the Secretariat, the Central Business District, and many historical monuments.
A sumptuous and intricately detailed building, The Leela Palace New Delhi exemplifies the magnificent architecture, grace, and elegance of Lutyens’ Delhi, boasting hand-woven Turkish carpets, intricate Rajasthani miniature paintings, and sandstone elephant statues carved in Qatar. A modern and elegant five-star property with services and facilities to match, its soaring interiors are an intriguing blend of Indian and European furnishings, fresh flowers, and regal astral Murano glass chandeliers. Every inch of this opulent luxury hotel was designed according to Vastu principles (Indian Feng Shui) and is filled with bespoke commissions by acclaimed modern Indian artists. On the 11th floor, guests will marvel at New Delhi’s only temperature-controlled rooftop infinity pool that boasts incredible panoramic views of the stunning city skyline.
Known for having the largest sized guest rooms in the capital (550 sq ft and above), The Leela Palace New Delhi has a total of 254 luxurious guest rooms and suites. Regency-style furnishings decorate each room, including king-sized mahogany-silver-inlay beds with gold and cream silk bedding, hand-woven rugs, framed tapestries, and original Indian artwork. Rooms oﬀer majestic views either of the city’s skyline or of the peaceful gardens of the inner courtyard. Each room is equipped with the finest amenities, promising high-end luxury and the comfort of modern technology.
Plush, regal and opulent, the hotel’s spacious suites include lounge areas, separate bedrooms, and luxurious oversized bathrooms. All suites also include privileged access to the Royal Club Lounge, which pampers guests with its highly personalized services and exclusive amenities, including a dedicated concierge and airport transfers in a privately chauﬀeured BMW. There are three suites over 1,000 square feet with attached private plunge pools, as well as an expansive Presidential Suite measuring over 4,800 square feet. The true epitome of luxury, the design and décor of this incredible suite personifies the palatial grandeur of the royal heritage of India. The opulence of gold leaf ceilings, intricate woodwork and rich tapestries is complimented by state-of-the-art amenities and exclusive facilities. This suite also comes with 24-hour butler service, Asprey London toiletries, a private gymnasium, a private dining room for 12, and a sprawling bathroom and jacuzzi.
The Leela Palace New Delhi oﬀers a luxurious double-story Spa complete with seven treatment rooms, a salon, a wellness café, fitness studio, male and female pools, and steam room and sauna. It provides calming Ayurvedic therapies and holistic treatments, soothing facials, deep- tissue massages, yoga, and special Leela Signature Wellness Rituals including Chakra Cleansing with a spiritual healer.
There are a multitude of dining options to choose from at The Leela Palace New Delhi. Guests will find an Italian and French-fusion menu at Le Cirque (an outpost from the famed New York flagship restaurant), signature Indian fine-dining cuisine at Jamavar, and modern Japanese at MEGU, another New York City outpost known for its fresh and inventive sushi. All-day casual dining and an international menu are available at Qube, a two-floor minimalistic glass box surrounded by trickling waterways and manicured gardens. At the romantic and cozy Library Bar, guests can enjoy cigars, premium spirits, and delicious signature cocktails served by candlelight or outside by the fire-pit on the lovely terrace.
The Leela Palace New Delhi oﬀers many activities and cultural experiences for guests to enjoy. From traditional ceremonial rituals like an evening Aarti—a Ceremony of Light—to guided city tours, visits to the local Spice Market, and private Art and history tours with local experts and historians, there is so much to see and do in the lively capital city. The Leela Palace New Delhi is a magnificently opulent and modern luxury hotel that is a true reflection of the city’s multifaceted heritage and rich history.
The Leela Palace New Delhi
Chanakyapuri, Diplomatic Enclave
New Delhi – 110 023, India
Telephone: +91 (11) 3933 1234