In an ocean of hotels and resorts of all kinds that crowd the capital city, Andaz Delhi—luxury lifestyle hotel by Hyatt—needs no efforts to stand out. Be it the creatively done rooms that offer different reasons to fall for Delhi, the casual-cool aesthetic that comes riddled with colour and character, kitschy artworks that are pretty much everywhere, or the overall vibe that every Delhite can relate to–Andaz Delhi is a living, breathing sonnet to the city. Wish to explore the capital city to its entirety by stepping into a single space? These six equally unique senses of the luxury lifestyle brand, celebrate Delhi and its local culture in the swankiest way possible. Brace yourself to be amazed by the best luxury hotel in Aerocity. By Sushmita Srivastav
1. ‘Full Of Life’ Living Spaces
Start by treating yourself with an opulent stay in any of the 401 resident-style guestrooms, including 45 suites. Indulge in a multi-sensory experience as you pick from the wide options—each of the living spaces at Andaz features a unique curated piece of art that celebrates a reason to ‘fall in love with Delhi’. Add to this, 129 serviced apartments—the best luxury residences in South Delhi called Andaz Residences—done perfectly to offer a blend of style and comfort with one, two, three-bedroom studios, and duplex townhouses. In the absolute Andaz fashion, the local calls, WiFi, and all non-alcoholic mini-bar drinks and locally-inspired snacks are complimentary for the guests.
2. ‘401 Reasons’ Why
Andaz Hotels across the world are committed to creating an inspiring experience through a kaleidoscope of local culture, and ‘401 Reasons to fall in Love with Delhi’ truly brings this to life. Find inspiring stories in each of the 401 guestrooms or ask your Andaz Host about the Delhi Hero experiences.
3. From Fun To Food
Whether you are in a mood to dance your night away or plan to treat yourself with an all-organic brunch, the entertainment and dining outlets at Andaz have got you all covered. With an innovative approach to the culinary experiences, each of the F&B venue at the property is a destination in itself.
Find your way to its European food hall, AnnaMaya to sample some delicious European and local meals prepared from consciously-sourced ingredients and local artisanal produces. While the focus of the dining experience here remains fixed on the motto of ‘Eat Mindful, Shop Artisanal, Raise Awareness,’ the vibrant hand-painted glass windows, the social seating of high chairs, and the spirited atmosphere make sure you have a great time. Incorporating Old Delhi in all its glory, the interiors of AnnaMaya are done with larger-than-life floral patterns, sacks of spices, and different artworks representing an array of ingredients used in regional recipes of India. Guests can also get their hands on interesting artisanal produces on sale here.
Head to the Juniper Bar that loves stirring up interesting cocktails playing around the art of modern mixology. India’s first gin bar (and also the best one in town) with 35 in-house infusions all revolving around the botanical and medicinal history of juniper, is now offering a new cocktail menu, which is a heady mix of interesting in-house infusions, taking inspiration from classic gin cocktails, and new signature concoctions using fresh ingredients from around the country.
Famed for its diverse selection of stylised gin and tonic infusions, Juniper Bar’s new menu classifies its cocktails by taste profile (sweet, savoury, sour, soothing, sassy, fruity and bitter), making sure that there’s something exciting for every palate. Juneberry, a Cherry Blosson twist on the gin classic ‘Martinez’; Paradise Valley with its flavourful Kawa tea infusion; and Kerala Lady with flavours like cardamom, pineapple and rose; are among the highlights of the menu. But that’s not all. The bar has also come up with immersive masterclasses called ‘Gin 101’ for gin-lovers who’d love to have a first-hand experience of making themselves a glass of these delicious tipples.
The Hong Kong Club is all about ultimate fun paired with the best of food—the multi-level evening entertainment and dining destination is revered for its pulsating nightlife and hippest crowd in town.The modern Cantonese cuisine offered here is a burst of flavours, while the club’s beverage repertoire is complete with Chinese Zodiac inspired cocktails, wines, spirits and a comprehensive range of distinctive single malt whiskies and bourbons.
If that wasn’t enough, the swanky hub is now set to redefine your Sunday brunch scene. The Brunch at Hong Kong Club offers an ‘Eat All You Can’ menu that has 16 kinds of dim sums, free flowing beverage packages, soups, salads, appetizers, main course, rice, noodles, and a mouthwatering dessert platter on offer. Add to it a curated cocktail experience with the international mixologist Agneiszka Rozenska; an immersive dim sum making session with Chef Fu Hai; access to outdoor pool and spa recreation zone with steam and sauna; and enthralling performances by The Jade, a band of globally acclaimed artistes!
Then there’s the newest Soul Pantry to take care of your well-being and treat you with its nutritious flatbreads, healthy bowls, fruit and yogurt smoothies, and an indigenous coffee programme. Infused with the goodness of fresh ingredients, handpicked greens and Indian grains, the refreshing super healthy menu here is the ultimate way of indulging in a highly nutritious and sustainable dining experience. Helping people in making sustainable food choices, it also offers takeouts and pizza delivery in Aerocity.
4. Relax. Rejuvenate. Repeat.
The best thing you can gift yourself during a staycation, is some time to pamper your weary self. The luxury Andaz Spa at the hotel brings to you healing and relaxing experiences tailored well to suite your taste. With six treatment rooms, a steam and sauna space, and a unisex relaxation room, the spa takes inspiration from chakra healing, and brings purest of natural elements together for holistic therapies and treatment. Once done basking in the wellness, step into a swimming pool for a relaxing dip, or head straight to the state-of-the-art fitness centre for an energetic workout session. Mixing together the best of seasonal fruits, essential oils, herbs, and minerals, the products are handcrafted at the Apothecary blending bar, and the signature therapies aim at balancing both body and mind.
5. Meet Up In Style
Marked with fluid layouts, and functional design environments, the event spaces at the Andaz help you organise seamless and productive corporate conferences. The eight Andaz Studios or the residential-style meeting and event spaces spread in an area of 37,500 square feet are designed in a way that they encourage creative thinking, interaction and conversation (think open kitchens and outdoor terraces!). The oval-shaped pillar-less Andaz Ballroom counts amongst the largest luxury wedding spaces in the capital, and is fit to host 1,500 guests. The unique Elephant Path, that offers to gift the groom and the bride a grand entrance on an elephant through the central courtyard, is your best deal to add a little twist to an authentic Indian wedding scene in capital.
6. Pretty ‘Paw-some’!
Pet parents know that fun is halved when you have to leave your furry babies behind while heading for a vacation. Well, the ache is understood pretty well at Andaz Delhi, for it is the only pet-friendly hotel in Aerocity! Arrive here with your pooches, and allow the amazing staff to pamper them, too.
Address: Andaz Delhi, Asset No.1, Aerocity, New Delhi
Contact: (011) 4903 1234
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