Maidens Hotel is a well-known hotel in Delhi owned and run by the Oberoi group. The elegant colonial building dates back to 1903 and is set in 8 acres of landscaped gardens. With its high ceilings and spacious rooms the hotel exudes old world charm and elegance. There are 55 guest rooms and suites, all with air conditioning, television, 'phone and minibar. You will also find free mineral water, fruit and biscuits. The en-suite bathrooms are well equipped.
You can relax in the extensive grounds with their lush lawns and trees offering shade from the heat of the sun. If you feel energetic there is a good sized swimming pool and tennis courts. Additional facilities include a health club, money changer and travel desk.
The hotel's restaurant, the Curzon Room, is furnished to reflect the era of the British Raj. It is open for lunch and dinner, with lunch being a varied buffet and dinner an a la carte meal. Both Indian and European cuisine is served. The Garden Terrace is an informal coffee shop with an attractive open courtyard. It is open all day. The Cavalry Bar is just the place for a quiet drink, intimate and cosy, serving a range of cocktails and beverages.
The hotel is well placed for many of Delhi's famous Muhgal monuments including the Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Chandni Chowk, a busy shopping centre, is also nearby. It is just a 15 minute drive to Connaught Place, at the heart of New Delhi, a popular shopping and eating venue. Old Dehli railway station is just 4kms from the hotel and the airport is 24kms away, making it easily accessible.
Open: Oberoi Maidens is open all year.
Location: Oberoi Maidens is located in New Delhi, in a residential area within walking distance of the metro station. It is close to many Mughal monuments including the Red Fort, Jamaj Masjid and Humayunâ€™s Tomb, and to Chandni Chowk shopping centre. It is set in 8 aces of grounds.
Rooms: The hotel offers spacious, high-ceilinged superior and premier rooms, deluxe and luxury suites. All 55 rooms are air conditioned and have minibar, TV, direct dial â€˜phone and Wi-Fi internet access. There is 24-hour room service.
Activities: Sightseeing in Old and New Delhi, shopping, relaxing in the hotelâ€™s gardens, swimming in the pool.
Facilities: The hotel has 8 acres of lawned gardens complete with peacocks and an outdoor swimming pool. There is a health club and fitness facilities. The Curzon Room (restaurant) serves a selection of European and Indian dishes for lunch and dinner. The Garden Terrace is open throughout the day and is the venue for the buffet breakfast. It serves Indian and continental cuisine and drinks. The Cavalry Bar offers a range of cocktails and beverages. The reception is staffed 24 hours a day. The hotel offers a laundry service and a currency exchange.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in all guest rooms (pay locally).
"Great room in a very 'colonial' Hotel with excellent facilities. However, location is not ideal, requiring long drives through mad traffic to get anywhere - especially to/ from the Airport. Would stay nearer the Aurport next time."