Many people assume that travel around India means spending a significant share of your travel budget on accommodation. However, especially in cities like Delhi, the economic boom as well as the fact that the city was host to the 2010 Commonwealth Games means that there is sudden surge of mid-range hotels and B&Bs that are clean, well equipped and reasonably priced.
Here is a list of some of the best budget hotels in Delhi to consider for your business or leisure trip –
1. Hotel Broadway
This three star hotel in Delhi is not only extremely easy on the pockets but is also very conveniently located from the airport, railway station and business hubs in the city. Ideal for business tourists, this hotel is equipped with a conference room featuring internet, fax and other secretarial services. The modern guest rooms guarantee a new kind of budget experience that is unique to the Hotel Broadway. The hotel is also home to the celebrated Chor Bizarre, a theme restaurant that explores a number of cuisines from North India.
2. Bajaj Indian Homestay
Located right in the centre of the city’s shopping district, this property is less of a B&B and more of a boutique establishment. The 10 rooms here are all individually decorated and named after popular Indian characters and Gods. The rooftop terrace along with the juice bar also adds to the charm of the property.
3. Florence Inn
Located in a quaint street just off Karol Bagh, this property is a walking distance from some of the best known shops in Ajmal Khan Road. With welcoming marble corridors, the hotel’s premium and executive rooms are especially worth considering.
4. Hotel Emperor Palms
This three star hotel can easily make do for four star. Complete with fashionable looking rooms and modern bathrooms, this hotel offers an exciting option on your trip to Delhi. If you book yourself here, you will be in close vicinity with the city’s most well known sweet shops and kulfi places.
5. Crown Plaza
If you intend to stay in the heart of the city, this hotel is the one for you. This is one of the many hotels to choose from in the main bazaar of Pahar Ganj. These rooms are elegant, clean and most importantly very quiet.
6. The Singh Empire
This hotel is located in the GB Gupta Road that is rather close to Pahar Ganj. Considered one of the nicest hotels in this strip, this traditionally decorated property provides cheap rooms in a maze on the lower floors. The recently opened rooftop restaurant is also a great option to unwind in after a long day at work.
7. The Master Guest House
Run by a couple, this property takes pride in its traditional approach towards Indian hospitality. With only four rooms that are individually decorated; living is a novel way to soak yourself into the culture and heritage of the city.
Other hotels worth considering include the Hotel Grand Godwin, Hotel Legend and One Link Road.