Why You Should Stay at Shangri La, New Delhi

Opened in 2005, the hotel is about 45 minutes’ drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Shangri La, New Delhi, fuses contemporary facilities with old-fashioned elegance. Therefore the decor is tastefully fashionable without being overly chic. The outdoor pool and surrounding gardens are larger than its nearby rivals. The rooms are spacious. However, the features that really stand out are the marble bathrooms and the corner alcoves (with seating). Above all, the locality is a bonus because it is walking distance from Connaught Place.

History of Shangri La, New Delhi

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is the trading entity of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited, a Hong Kong-based multinational hospitality company. It was founded by Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok in 1971. After that, the company expanded to 100 luxury hotels and resorts across the globe, which are in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Australia.

In conclusion, Shangri-La hotels operate under 5 banners across different market segments including Shangri-La Hotels, Shangri-La Resorts, Traders Hotels, Kerry Hotels, and Hotel Jen. The first hotel of the luxury Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Group was the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, which opened in 1971.

Shangri La New Delhi

 The name derives from the mythical place Shangri-La, described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton.

How To Reach Shangri La, New Delhi

The official address of the hotel is 19 Ashoka Road, Connaught Place. It is on the corner of Ashoka Road and Janpath Road (approximately 1.5km from Connaught Place). CP is one of the best neighborhoods to stay in terms of the nearby market and tourist spots. Here are some other good neighborhoods to consider.

The closest metro to the hotel is Patel Chowk, about 500m from the hotel via Ashoka Road (7-minute walk).

Here is how you can go from IGI Airport to Patel Chowk. You can also refer to our guide to arriving at the Delhi International Airport.

All modes of transportation-cabs, buses, metros or rickshaws, are easily available. Moreover, an unmetered taxi, to/from the airport, will take about 30-40 minutes (19km). Ola and Uber are also available.

Amenities at Shangri La, New Delhi

  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: The Presidential Suites feature jacuzzis.
  • Pool: Large outdoor pool with a shady deck. Designed like a tropical island resort.
  • Spa: Chi, The Spa provides a range of treatments unique to the hotel. Yoga is available.
  • Fitness Center: Open 24 hours, with the latest equipment. Also sauna, steam rooms, and jacuzzis indoors and out.
  • Other Facilities: Business Center (open 24 hours). All suites offer Club Lounge access, airport transfers, and laundry.
  • Wi-Fi: Available free throughout for all guests.

Food and Drinks

Restaurants

Shang Palace
Shang Palace at Shangri La, New Delhi
Shang Palace at Shangri La, New Delhi
  • Chinese Cuisine
  • Outdoor deck seating facing the gardens.
  • Phone- (91 11) 4119 1040
  • Email- shangpalace.slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Location- Lobby Level
  • Valet Parking- Yes
  • Operating Hours
    • Lunch- 12.30pm – 2.45pm (Mon-Sun)
    • Dinner- 7pm – 11.45pm (Mon-Sun)
  • Dress Code- Smart Casual, Semi-Formal
Sorrento
Sorrento at Shangri La, New Delhi
Sorrento at Shangri La, New Delhi
  • Family-friendly Italian bistro
  • Seats inside and alfresco facing the gardens.
  • Phone- (91 11) 4119 1032/1040
  • Email- sorrento.slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Location- Lobby Level
  • Valet Parking- Yes
  • Operating Hours
    • Lunch- 12.30pm – 2.45pm (Mon-Sun)
    • Dinner- 7pm – 11.45pm (Mon-Sun)
  • Dress Code- Smart Casual, Semi-Formal
Tamra
Tamra at Shangri La, New Delhi
Tamra at Shangri La, New Delhi
  • Cuisines from all across the globe
  • Buffets at breakfast and lunch.
  • Phone- (91 11) 4119 1010
  • Email- tamra.slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Location- Level 1
  • Valet Parking- Available
  • Operating Hours- 6:30 am – 12 am
  • Dress Code- Smart Casual
  • Children’s Meal Plan-
    • For registered hotel guests- children under the age of 6 can enjoy complimentary buffet meals accompanied by a paying adult, up to a maximum of 2 children. In excess of 2 children under the age of 6 and for all children above 6 and below 12, a 50% discount of the buffet price will be given.
    • For non-registered guests, 50% discount will be given on buffet meals for children under the age of 12.

Bars

Grappa
Grappa at Shangri La, New Delhi
Grappa at Shangri La, New Delhi
  • Italian-style décor, serving wine and cocktails
  • Phone- (91 11) 4119 1030
  • Email- grappa.slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Location- Lobby Level
  • Operating Hours- 12.30 pm – late night (Mon-Sun)
  • Dress Code- Casual
Mister Chai
Mister Chai at Shangri La, New Delhi
Mister Chai at Shangri La, New Delhi
  • Tea lounge open 24 hours.
  • Serves Indian Street food options
  • Phone- (91 11) 4119 1020
  • Email- foodandbeverage.slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Location- Lobby Level
  • Operating Hours- 24 hours (Mon-Sun)
  • Dress Code- Smart Casual

Shangri La, New Delhi – Rooms

Room Types

Deluxe Rooms

Deluxe rooms in Shangri La, New Delhi
Deluxe rooms
  • 27 sq.mt. / 290 sq.ft. of luxury
  • Panoramic views of the city.
  • 125 USD per night

Premier Rooms

Premiere rooms in Shangri La, New Delhi
Premier rooms
  • 36 sq.mt. / 387 sq.ft. of luxury
  • Inspiring views of the city.
  • 138 USD per night

Horizon Deluxe Rooms

Horizon Deluxe rooms in Shangri La, New Delhi
Horizon Deluxe rooms
  • 27 sq.mt. / 290 sq.ft. of luxury and access to exclusive Horizon Club Lounge on the 19th Floor.
  • Panoramic views of the city.
  • 180 USD per night

Horizon Premier Rooms

Horizon Premier rooms in Shangri La, New Delhi
Horizon Premier rooms
  • 34 sq.mt. / 365 sq.ft. of luxury.
  • Stunning views of historic New Delhi.
  • 194 USD per night

Executive Suites

Executive suites in Shangri La, New Delhi
Executive suites
  • 44 sq.mt. / 473 sq.ft. of luxury
  • Outstanding city views.
  • 235 USD per night

Specialty Suite

Specialty suite in Shangri La, New Delhi
Specialty suite
  • 97 sq.m. / 1,042 sq.f. of luxury.
  • Access to an open balcony offering panoramic views of the city.
  • For reservation, call (91 11) 4119 1919 or email at reservations.slnd@shangri-la.com

Presidential Suite

Presidential suite in Shangri La, New Delhi
Presidential suite
  • 217 sq.mt. / 2,335 sq.ft of luxury.
  • Access to an open balcony offering a spectacular view of the city.
  • For reservation, call (91 11) 4119 1919 or email at reservations.slnd@shangri-la.com

NB: No smoking is allowed in rooms or public areas. All rooms and suites can fit in 1 extra single bed, while the Presidential Suites have 2 bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as kitchenettes. In conclusion, the hotel rooms are family-friendly.

Contact Information

  • Phone: +91 (0)11 4119 1919
  • Email: slnd@shangri-la.com
  • Website: shangri-la.com

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