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The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi

Discussion in 'Hotels' started by DevPrasad, May 12, 2017.

  1. DevPrasad

    DevPrasad New Member

    I have seen a suitable hotel in New Delhi The Metropolitan Hotel and I would like to get some more information about it.

    I would like to know what star hotel it is is, although it does seem like a 5 star I need some confirmation.

    As my wife will be accompanying me I would like to know what facilities the hotel has such as a spa, gym etc.

  2. adrklkol

    adrklkol Member

    Ask for the amenities from them.

  3. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, welcome to the forum!

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    What is The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi?

    The Metropolitan Hotel is a five-star property in a busy area of New Delhi. In 2016, the hotel was given the Best Spa Hotel in India Recognition by the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards. It has also received many awards from various hotel reservation and review sites such as Trip Advisor and Booking. But that's not all, The Metropolitan Hotel, sometimes referred to as The Met, has the philosophy of combining luxury, comfort and sustainability. As such, staying here is an experience in itself, where you are exposed to the grandeur of the city, yet you are assured of solace and eco-friendly practices that is hard to attain in any other property. The Metropolitan Hotel, your abode in the city, where you would always feel at home.

    Where is The Metropolitan Hotel Located in New Delhi?

    The Metropolitan Hotel is located in the western side of the Connaught Circle, almost two kilometres away from the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station. Specifically, it is located at the Bangla Sahib Road, with the Bhagat Singh Market within walking distance to its northern side. The Jantar Mantar is also just under four kilometres away from the property. Aside from the previously mentioned metro station, the Shivaji Stadium Metro Station is another option, which is just nine minutes of walking away from the hotel. You can easily ride a train from any point of the city to reach this metro station, as you can take the interchange line if ever you're located at a further address. Local buses ply to the nearest bus stop, the Laxmi Narayan Mandir Bus Stop, which is under two kilometres away from the hotel.

    What is the Overall Vibe of The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi?

    The property has a lovely sandy cream facade accentuated by the reflective windows mirroring the hues of the skies. The building is set upon eight storeys and the exteriors are mainly of the contemporary facade. The reception exudes opulence but not in an overbearing way. The flooring is of marble, huge glass-panelled walls facing the city and edgy seating areas. The rooms are also on the contemporary side but the addition of traditional furnitures give that balance to the overall aesthetics. The striking blue colour of the outdoor swimming pool contrasts the neutral facade of the building. The restaurants sport the same neutral hues and grandeur as well. The overall vibe of The Metropolitan Hotel is imposing but welcoming, which is how any luxury property should make their guests feel.

    What are the Accommodation Options in The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi?

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    The property has a number of rooms and suites that you can choose from. For the rooms, they are divided into the Deluxe Rooms and Club Rooms. For the suites, they're divided into the Executive Suites and Metropolitan Suites. Of course, the latter two are more spacious and include separate areas for entertainment and for sleeping. In design though, all rooms and suites have the same interiors. As mentioned above, neutral hues dominate in the rooms and suites. There is carpeted flooring, huge windows with draped curtains and eccentric light bulbs in a cage-like setup. Rooms and suites are not spared from the conveniences of modernity, sockets are plenty, plus you can control lighting strength through a panel, so-called mood lighting. To balance such modern features, there are traditional wallpapers and also framed art pieces on the wall.

    Rooms and Suites in The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi

    AccommodationTariff Per NightViewInclusionsExclusionsNote
    Deluxe RoomRs. 5,000Pool or CityBreakfast OnlyTaxes and WiFi (Extra Charges)Cancellable and Modifiable
    Club RoomRs. 8,000Pool or CityBreakfast + Access to Club Lounge + Usage of Meeting Hall (2 Hours)Taxes and WiFi (Extra Charges)Cancellable and Modifiable
    Executive SuiteRs. 15,000Pool or CityBreakfast Access to Club Lounge + Usage of Meeting Hall (2 Hours) + WiFi AccessTaxes (Extra Charges)Cancellable and Modifiable
    These are the accommodation options with published tariff rates on The Metropolitan Hotel website. First is the Deluxe Room, which is by far, the most affordable option. For a couple or a lone traveller, this type of room would be perfect enough. It has a small sofa slash lounge area where you can relax or drink your cup of tea from. There's a long marble laid table just beneath the television where you can do some of your works in, there's an ergonomic chair to accompany it. The attached bathroom is glass-panelled, so you can see the silhouette inside it. Inside, there's a separate shower area with divider as well.

    Second is the Club Room, which has the same features above. It is just correctly sized for a lone traveller or a couple. It has the same sofa slash lounge, marble laid table, ergonomic chair and glass-panelled bathroom. The difference is that when you book this room, you are granted access to the Club Lounge. This lounge has various seating areas and tables, perfect for catching up on some work or even the latest television series you have missed. You are also entitled to unlimited premium drinks when in here. Additionally, you can also use the on-site meeting hall for two hours, complimentary to guests who book for this room.

    The third is the Executive Suite, which is the only suite option with published tariff on the website. The suite is spacious, with a separate living room area where you can lounge and watch television. This area also has a work desk with an ergonomic chair where you can do your work from. The bathroom is also different in that it has a bathtub and shower area. The bedroom has a sofa too and a television as well. With the rate mentioned above, you are granted access to the Club Lounge and two hours usage of a meeting hall as well. Aside from that, this rate also includes complimentary access to WiFi, which is limited to two devices per room.

    With the rooms and suites, you have the option of either a pool-facing one or a city-facing one. Amenities like a direct dial phone, mini bar, tea/coffee maker, safety deposit box and sockets are all available in rooms or suites. Complimentary items such as two bottles of water per day, bath essentials and daily newspaper would also be given to staying guests. The television is fitted with satellite too, so both local and international channels can be enjoyed by guests. Internet, though widely available in the hotel including in rooms, is only complimentary for those who reserve or stay in suites. You can avail of internet but there's a surcharge for it in other room types.

    What are the Restaurants in The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi?

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    Your taste buds won't be limited to just one type of cuisine when in The Metropolitan Hotel. In total, the property has three recognised dining options and a bakery shop. Whether you're craving for Asian cuisine, Indian cuisine, or maybe Continental cuisine, you have them all here. All their restaurants are categorised under fine dining though so do look a bit smart when entering them. Aside from that, relish the goodness of meals from a luxury property, where aside from scrumptiousness, a high regard for hygiene is also given.

    Restaurants in The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi

    SakuraDaily12:00 to 14:30 & 18:00 to 23:00Japanese
    ZingDaily24 HoursIndian, Asian, Continental & Italian
    Chutney, Bar + TandoorDaily12:00 to 14:30 & 19:00 to 23:30North Indian
    Zing Gourmet ShopDaily8:00 to 22:00Pastries & Desserts
    These are the restaurants within the hotel premises. First we have Sakura, which as the name suggests, is a Japanese cuisine restaurant. Staying true to the Japanese philosophy, the ambience of the restaurant is minimalistic. There are wooden chairs and couches that are accentuated by the red hues. The flooring is wooden and the decors are very simple. The menu is extensive, including appetisers, salads, okonomiyakis, sushis, sashimis, noodles, rice dishes and more. Best-seller dishes here are their Ebiten Okonomiyaki, Natto Maki, Salmon Steak and Zaru Soba/Udon. During Sundays, they have a buffet brunch that foodies can certainly enjoy.

    The second restaurant is Zing, which is their international cuisine restaurant. In contrast to the former, this restaurant has a fresh and trendy ambience. Aside from Asian, Continental and Italian cuisines, the restaurant also serves some Indian dishes. It is mostly known for its extensive buffet breakfast spreads. You can even make your pizza or pasta by combining the toppings or sauce options that you best like. The menu also has a few dessert items to satisfy your sweet tooth. Must-try dishes here are Zing Fish 'N Chips, Hakka Noodles and The Zing Club.

    The third restaurant is also the on-site bar named as Chutney, Bar + Tandoor. The ambience is very laid-back but well-designed, especially with the fabric-patterned wall with various lightings. With a variety of North Indian dishes and a separate bar menu, you can spend your lazy evening here. To go with your drinks, try out their Shammi Kebab or Murgh Angaar Tikka. Their authentic Chutney Biryani is sure to make your palates happy. Their Rogan Josh transports you to the Kashmir region in an instant.

    Last is the Zing Gourmet Shop, which is located on the lobby area of the hotel. Of course, it's hard to resist the sweet tooth in all of us and so why not indulge once in a while? This bakery has freshly prepared pastries, desserts and breads for guests. They have the classic desserts such as Tiramisu, Chocolate Tart, Mango Mousse and Fruit Tart. Their Masala Cheese Bun is the perfect on the go meal for when you're sightseeing on the city. They also have an assortment of muffins, doughnuts, puffs and croissants that you can choose from.

    What are the Facilities in The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi?

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    At the lower ground level of the hotel is the Craft House. This is not your typical souvenir shop, as it showcases the very best handicrafts that India has to offer to the world. From the delectable teas of Northeast India, to the handwoven scarves and shawls, even the little knick knacks here that represent the artistry and culture of the country, this shop would take you round the country in an instant. On the same level is the Art Spice, the hotel's very own contemporary art gallery. Works of both local and international artists are showcased in here, in an aim to globalise the art industry of the country. For the collectors, you can also buy pieces here to add to your collection.

    On the lobby level is the NeoVeda Spa, an amalgamation of ancient Ayurvedic practices and modern treatments. Choose from a variety of treatments, massages, scrubs, facials and more to rejuvenate your body and mind. For special events, you can choose from three events halls, Crest, Conclave and Garden of Joy, all of which have capacities of handling over 100 persons at the same time. For important work-related needs, there's a business centre, fully equipped with internet stations, plus white boards and audio visual equipments in the smaller board rooms.

    Outside the lobby is a swimming pool surrounded by landscaped greenery. There are sun loungers and umbrellas as well for the comfort of guests. There's a 24-hour travel desk, catering the tourism needs of guests. Some of the services offered by the travel desk are city tours, car rentals, pick-up or drop-off and excursions out of the city. Other facilities such as a fitness centre, luggage storage, salon, elevator and parking are all available on site. Services such as dry cleaning, laundry, ironing, shoe shine and suit press can also be availed through the management or staff.

    What is the Verdict?

    The Metropolitan Hotel is a centrally located luxury property in New Delhi. Close to restaurants, close to transportation hubs and close to commercial areas, you can truly enjoy your stay here. The priority given unto hygiene, warmth and hospitality are all commendable aspects of the hotel staff. With its very modern rooms, facilities and amenities, you can stay in comfort without spending too much. Even the restaurants here warrant you to not venture outside just to have satisfying meals. So what more can you ask for? The Metropolitan Hotel in New Delhi has these features and more, a value for your money property that won't disappoint.

    I hope this helps you!:)