Business Hotels in Mumbai: The Perfect Stopover for Corporate Travelers
Posted by: Ashish Gupta | Posted on: 23/12/13 | Comments: 1830
Nestled on the western coast of India, Mumbai is a bustling metropolis and a thriving commercial center. Often labeled as the ‘Financial Capital of India’ with growing opportunities for economic growth, urbanization and industrialization, Mumbai witnesses the continuous influx of high-end corporate travelers. Every day, corporate travelers visit Mumbai for lucrative business opportunities, finalize deals and invest billions of rupees in setting up new ventures. These hotels are prominently located in the prime business center of the city, in close proximity to the airport, and offers exceptional business services to solve MICE problems of the guests. Here’s a list of top 10 luxury business hotels in Mumbai for your kind perusal.
Just stone’s throw away from the Gateway of India, The Taj Mahal Palace and Towers is the flagship property of Taj Hotels, Palaces and Resorts Group. All the bureaucrats, state heads, dignitaries and celebrities who visit Mumbai have a special fixation with the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel. The lobby of this hotel is an architectural marvel built by combining the principles of Oriental, Moorish and Florentine architecture. With its 560 rooms including 44 suites, the Taj Mahal Palace hotel offers a seamless blend of traditional Indian hospitality and modern luxury. The hotel offers a choicest range of 11 restaurants and lounges. There is a shopping area in this hotel full of luxury brand such as Dior and Mont Blanc.
Winner of several prestigious awards, the stylish Trident hotel is located in the heart of the city’s new business district, Bandra Kurla Complex. Opened in 2009, the hotel offers accommodation in terms of 436 Club Rooms which are spacious and come equipped with a range of modern amenities. The dining mix caters to all sorts of travelers with 4 restaurants including O22, Botticino, Maya and Trident Patisserie and Delicatessen. The Trident has also featured in the “Hot List” by Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
A flagship property of Marriot Group, JW Marriot is a 5 star hotel located by the Arabian Sea in Juhu, an expensive locality close to the airport. Owing to its location close to the residence of many Bollywood stars, the hotel is often visited by celebrities for press conferences, parties and dinners. The five floors of this property feature 355 guest rooms, several dining outlets, a state of the art business center, Quan Spa and host of luxury amenities.
Opened in 2008, the Four Seasons Hotel, Worli, is a 37 floor hotel located in the Worli district of Central Mumbai. The hotel has 202 rooms offering panoramic view of Arabian Sea and Mahalakshmi Racecourse. These guest rooms are categorized as Four Seasons Executive Suite, Premier Room, Deluxe Room, Deluxe Room-Sea View, Superior Room, Deluxe Suite-Sea View, Premier Suite and Presidential Suite. The three restaurants- San Qi, café Prato & Bar and Pool Deck- offers wide variety of cuisines to appease the palate of the guests. The Aer Lounge on the 34th floor is the highest rooftop bar in India abd the best place to enjoy nightlife in Mumbai ,offering a fine selection of food and drinks.
Located in the prime business and shopping district of Nariman Point, The Oberoi, Mumbai, is often mentioned in the list of world’s best business hotels. With 214 rooms and 73 suites, this hotel is tastefully designed with off-white shades, state of the art amenities and technological advancements. The five on-site restaurants have a minimalistic décor and dish out lip-smacking delicacies. The Meeting and Banquet rooms-Jaipur Suite and Udaipur Suite- take care of the MICE problems of the guests.
Spanned across 12 acres of luxurious greens, Grand Hyatt is a 5 star luxury hotel in the Santacruz area of Mumbai. The 547 rooms in this hotel are well-appointed with state of the art amenities and segregated into various categories. The hotel offers multifarious dining options, extensive leisure facilities, meeting rooms and an international shopping plaza. It is only a 20 minute drive from the airport.
Overlooking the Marine Drive promenade, the Inter Continental offers intimate modern luxury with soothing views of the Arabian Sea. Modern and cozy, the 58 room of this hotel are categorized as Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Luxury Suites. The 3 multi cuisine restaurants of this hotel offer tongue tingling food to the guests. To solve the MICE problems of the guests, the Inter Continental hotel has an in-house meeting planner to organize high-profile meetings and press meets.
Located in the bustling commercial hub of Andheri West, Svenska is a small luxury hotel in Mumbai and a member of the elite World Hotels Deluxe Collection. The hotel is located at a walking distance from the Ambani hospital, leading Bollywood studios, shopping malls, multiplexes and bars. The 29 guest rooms in this hotel are classified as 22 Superior Rooms, 6 Deluxe Rooms and 1 Suite. The hotel has 5 restaurants offering a delicious variety of Indian and international cuisines.
A part of the Bawa Group of Hotels, hotel Bawa International, opened in 1984, is conveniently located in the Financial Capital of India, Mumbai. The hotel comprises of 32 rooms and has received accreditation from the International Organization of Standardization (ISO). These rooms are divided into 4 categories- Economy Room, Executive Room, Theme Room and Super Deluxe room. Each room measures up to 200 square feet and has wooden flooring. The multi-cuisine restaurant in this hotel serves a large variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner. The main feature of this hotel is award-winning ‘Iosis Spa’ offering a range of exotic therapies to pamper guests. A welcome addition in the list of airport hotels in Mumbai, hotel Bawa International will surely delight the corporate travelers on the go.
Located opposite to the landmark Churchgate Station in South Mumbai, Astoria hotel is a chic and upscale hotel setting high standards of international hospitality. The 72 newly furnished hotels in this room are aesthetically designed with tasteful décor and come equipped with a range of modern amenities such as tea/coffee maker, electronic safe, a refrigerator and Wi-Fi internet facility. The on-site restaurant serves a healthy menu of Indian cuisine with a wide range of salads. The hotel allows you to stay in the vicinity of Colaba, India’s bustling market.
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