Udaipur’s Taj Lake Palace voted as India’s most romantic hotel

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Udaipur’s Taj Lake Palace has been voted as the most romantic hotel in India by millions of travellers.

Trip Advisor, the world’s largest and most popular travel site, with more than 40 million monthly visitors, announced the top ten romantic hotels in India based on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travellers around the world as part of the 2011 Travellers’ Choice Hotel Awards.

With Valentine’s Day round the corner, couples can choose to getaway at some of India’s best romantic hotels that offer a choice of luxurious indulgence or a chance to be one with nature.

The top ten hotels figuring in Trip Advisor’s list are:

1. Taj Lake Palace,Udaipur - Rajasthan

2. The Zuri,Kumarakom - Kerala

3. The Machan and Camp Canopy,Lonavla - Maharashtra

4. Honeymoon Inn, Manali - Himachal Pradesh

5. Orange County , Kabini - Mysore

6. Camp Noel, Munnar - Kerala

7. The Oberoi Udaivilas,Udaipur - Rajasthan

8. The Serai,Chikmaglur - Karnataka

9. Ambassador Resort, Manali - Himachal Pradesh

10. Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom - Kerala

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur is not only the most romantic hotel in the country, but also tops the overall ‘Top 25 Hotels’ category as well. This place is ideal for couples, who have luxury and pampering service on their minds. A weekend stay at this place would cost around Rs 41,532.

In the words of a TripAdvisor member: “Add this one to a list of things to do before you die. It is very peaceful and tranquil and sometimes feels like you have the whole place to yourself. It is one of the most romantic hotel situated in a lake. The white imposing building in the middle of lake pichola is a sight to behold.”

The list of romantic hotels traverses destinations from Manali and Munnar among the hills to the quaint backwaters in Kerala to exquisite locales in Rajasthan.

While Delhites can take their flashy cars and zoom off to Udaipur, which has two of the most romantic hotels to offer, Mumbaikars can take a romantic break from the incessant chaos of the city at the secluded Machan and Camp Canopy in Lonavla.

Varun Hooja from the Machan said: “At The Machan our guests get the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in nature with their companions.”

Bangaloreans can choose from The Serai,Chikmaglur and Orange County, Kabini in Mysore to rekindle their romance as well as head to Kerela which has three of the top 10 romantic hotels.

Couples from hot and humid Chennai can head to the cool hills of Munnar in Kerala for their romantic rendezvous.

“Romance is never out of fashion. Whether couples are looking for a Valentine getaway or an anniversary milestone, TripAdvisor travellers recommend these hotels for a memorable romantic retreat,” said Trip Advisor India Managing Director Sharat Dhall.

Launched a little over two years back, the site already attracts over three million unique Indian visitors a month.

Its popularity as one of the top three travel sites is owing to its large quantity of content on Indian destinations and hotels in the country coupled with the growing trend of Indians’ planning their trips based on the experiences of other travellers’.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travellers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. (ANI)

Filed under: Business
will not be displayed