Where to Stay in Mumbai
The economic capital of the country, home to India’s entertainment and film industry is a busy city with diverse people walking its streets to capture their dreams. If you find yourself in Mumbai, and are keen to find a place to stay, we have got it covered in this post. We have listed all major stays in Mumbai as per budget, starting from luxurious to pocket-friendly, covering north to south of the city!
Here are the Best Hotels in Mumbai as per Luxury, High-end, Moderate, Budget and location:
Topmost Luxury Hotels in Mumbai
1. The Taj Mahal Palace: Waterfront Luminary
The hospitality and lavish interiors of Taj Hotels has always been revered in the hotel business. The Taj Mahal Palace at Mumbai, facing the massive Arabian Sea looking through the lit up Gateway of India to view its glistening water makes it worth the high price tag. The Taj suites have played host to several cultural icons starting from George Harrison of the Beatles as he learnt the sitar from Pandit Ravi Shankar, to Jimmy Page and Robert Plant who stayed there during their India tours in the 70s. Apart from them several other famous footsteps at the lobby of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai had made it a popular choice among A-listers and an aspiration for many.
Then again the terrorist attacks in 2008 of the hotel have finally seared the Taj Hotel into public memory. The hotel with its 543 selection of suites across the palace and the tower wing offers spacious rooms each with its unique style and décor. There’s 24*7 butler service available at your disposal along with free airport transfers, anytime check-ins and check-outs and complimentary breakfast and cocktail. The Taj Hotel group has always made sure to reinvent itself and offer only the best to its guests, this is what makes it such a grand icon.
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2. Waterstones Hotel
A stylish 99-room boutique property that boasts glamour in every corner makes the Waterstones Hotel a popular choice. The hotel has 10 different themes running through her décor philosophy, each with its own unique charm. The hotel makes it a great stay for business travelers too with SIM cards on request, free Wi-Fi, a travel desk, airport transfers, baggage storage and late check outs. Needless to mention the buffet breakfast at the hotel is something guests shouldn’t miss.
There are marine themed rooms with see-through bathrooms, classy floral suites and mountain themed rooms with snazzy cow skin printed furniture. Each room comes with ironing facilities, a mini bar, refrigerator, DVD player and a choice of movies to keep you entertained.
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3. The Trident Bandra-Kurla
You’ll be welcomed with a pretty heady cocktail as you enter the hotel space decked with warm colors and beautiful bronze sculptures. The best place to mix in business with pleasure for those who love to go wine tasting as they have their own wine display at the Oh Two Two. There’s a selection available at the grappa display and the enoteca housed at their Italian specialty restaurant called Botticino.
Moreover every room in the property come with iPod connectivity, USB plug and play and selection of DVDs. If you have kids joining you, then you may ask for the reliable babysitting service while you go out. The hotel also offers round the clock valet service and laundry facilities. It’s located in the new business district in Mumbai and is only a 30 minute drive away from the airport.
High-End Hotels in Mumbai
4. The Four Seasons Mumbai
Home to India’s highest bar, which is the rooftop lounge called Aer, this hotel is home to a spa called The Club, and a special 33rd floor area to talk over business soaked with vintage liquors. The hotel offers great attention to detail as the rooms are all kid friendly with strollers, cribs and play pens that come complimentary. Complimentary L'Occitane toilets are also available at the property. Dress in the most comfy bathrobes and snuggle in the softest duvets. If you want to head out their in-house fleet of 7 series BMWs can take you for a ride. But if traffic is a nightmare there is always the choice of calling for the hotel helicopter.
5. Grand Hyatt Mumbai
Best described as a collaborative endeavor by local artists, craftsmen and upcoming talent, this hotel is nothing shy of a work of art. It has everything within its boundary walls, starting with 500+ rooms, 10+ meeting halls, 100+ apartments and an upscale shopping plaza. The staffs double up as art guides around the hotel.
The property is a large 10 acre complex complete with every amenity you can think of. High speed internet, concierge service and oversized work desks will bring out the productivity in you. The notable Celini restaurant serves one of the best three set executive lunches. There’s also a sleek salon headed by notable hairstylist Christiaan Georgio.
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- 13 Days - Best of North India with Mumbai Tour
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6. Hyatt Regency
Mostly frequented by business travelers as it located aptly in the business part of the town; however, it also welcomes a lot of wedding guests. The hotel houses a 10,000 square feet Club Prana, which is a spa, a salon and a fitness centre all under a single roof. Thai massages, Marma facials and other Ayurvedic treatments are also available here to loosen up those stressed muscles at the neck.
Rooms are stylish and sleek and come with rain shower heads and stylish bathtubs that can help you relax after a long day of meetings.
7. Rodas Ecotel Hotel
This is the place to be for the carbon conscious as this place lives up to its green quotient. The hotel faces north east to keep the cooling costs low. The 36 rooms are heated with a special compression system that reuses the hot exhaust from the air conditioning. There are Biotique bath products and jute slippers, along with a strict no paper, no plastic and sachet policy. The property also houses a large business centre with spacious board rooms.
8. Hotel Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach
This is a great high-end accommodation located up north at the Juhu Beach away from the constant noisy crowds that throng the sand and food stalls. The place offers great leisure zones like the famous Serena Spa along with 5 Star restaurants that attract all kinds of crowds. There’s a large sprawling patio to relax and enjoy your drinks while you listen to classic English only jazz music from the hotel’s finest collection. There’s also electronic rock music available live on set on Fridays and the pool-side Olio restaurant serves a killer parmesan cheese risotto.
9. Hotel Marina Plaza
The best things about Mumbai is its beach. So, what happens when you mix the breath-taking views of the sea with lights along the bay and a flower-decked pool terrace? Definitely one of the most romantic terrace tops popular for anniversary celebrations and proposal parties for young couples!
The art deco interiors with a five story atrium also pull the nostalgic strings and make the Marina Plaza a unique high-end hotel experience by the sea.
Moderately Priced Hotels in Mumbai
10. Executive Enclave
This is a moderately priced, small but cozy accommodation in the suburban Mumbai area. The small lobby is akin to a friend’s home living room and the entire establishment includes similar intimate charm. The hotel is situated near the Linking Road popular for the large mall and eateries around it. However, the hotel does serve a great selection at its very own rooftop restaurant.
11. Juhu Residency Boutique Hotel
The property was reconstructed and now exudes class from every angle. Strategically placed near the Juhu Beach, the property has 18 rooms and 3 restaurants. The rooms are spacious and well-furnished with all modern amenities. The hotel tore down 8 of its rooms to create a central lounge in each floor for guests to relax and talk. Their collection of single malts are to die for and all the 3 restaurants offer mouth watering delicacies – like Pebbles the seafood place, 49 grills at the rooftop, and the Melting Pot where previously the nightclub J 49 used to be.
12. Best Western the Emerald
This is one of the world’s most notable hotel chains and it is located at the popular spot near the Juhu Beach in Mumbai close to the city’s hip shopping centre and entertainment places. Studio rooms at the property come with work stations for business travelers, and the family rooms have kids play area for parents to unwind during their holidays. Shoeshine and bathroom slippers are complimentary but the high-speed Wi-Fi isn’t! The room tariffs include complimentary breakfast but for the meals there are several options available at the beach-side lounges that you must not miss.
Popular Packages starting from Mumbai
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Budget Hotels in Mumbai
13. Garden Hotel
Located at the quiet lane of Colaba Causeway, this is close to the most popular south Mumbai tourist spots. The rooms are spacious and have the old world Bombay charm which is definitely its specialty.
There is a small park nearby and you will hear sounds of piano lessons coming through the walls from the nearby residence. Quaint strolls and coffee breaks on the deserted terrace are things you can enjoy at this place. The Wi-Fi throughout the property is free, the hotel has air conditioning in all the rooms with in-room lockers.
14. Hotel Manama
Located in the busy commercial area this is ideal for business travelers in Mumbai. It is very close to the CST terminus and the drab facade makes it apparent that lodging is conveniently economical at this place. This is a straight-forward no frills place with clean rooms that come with attached baths and TVs. We recommend skipping the restaurant on the ground floor to try the café Britannia nearby or the several street stalls that serve mouth watering snacks along the area.
15. West End Hotel
The old establishment still holds up its charm as having been carefully preserved its English heritage and the old school Bombay vibes. This is the only south Bombay hotel that made our list and is located at the hip entertainment district just like its London counterpart. The hotel is history in itself as was built by English owners in 1948.
The rooms are spacious and tasteful, without any extra frills, the price of accommodation are a bargain when it comes to its location and the amenities on offer. Great for families travelling on a budget!
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