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The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts Most Opulent Suites

May. 21st, 2024

Operating 12 hotels, resorts and palaces across India, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has wrapped the graciousness of Indian hospitality with a luxury bow. Since its founding in 1986, The Leela has provided unparalleled luxury in captivating settings offering art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals and immersive experiences. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality The Leela has grown from its first hotel The Leela Mumbai, in 1986 to its most recent The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Hotel in Kerala and presenting 12 properties across 10 locations in India. 

Providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India, the company has numerous special offerings like their Suite Indulgence package and Heli Voyages experience, all embodying the spirit of Atithi Devo Bhava (Guest is God). Their iconic properties celebrate the country’s diverse geography, rich culture and architectural history coupled with its unique personalized service. Guests are assigned a butler as a single point of contact across more than nine touch points (from pre-arrival messages to packing and unpacking assistance, laundry services, guided walks, memorable celebration and more), pampering their guests to the nth degree. 

Across India’s most mesmerizing destinations here are the five most opulent suites at The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.

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The Leela Palace New Delhi Presidential Suite 

Spanning over 4,800 sq. ft., this suite personifies the palatial grandeur of the royal heritage of India. The eight-bay suite comes with a plethora of privileges including complimentary airport transportation in their luxurious BMW fleet, 24/7 butler service, a private gym, jacuzzi, a couple’s spa suite and more. The suite features a private study room and private dining room that seats 12 guests and is adorned with gold leaf ceilings, intricate woodwork and deep-toned rich tapestries. Pricing for this suite starts at $11,165 (933,000 rupees)/night.

The Leela Palace Udaipur Maharaja Suite 

Fit for a true Maharaja (Indian prince), this royal suite in Udaipur is adorned with plush interiors and fine art throughout the 3,585 sq. ft. space. Along with a study, dining area and master bedroom with a separate walk-in wardrobe, the suite features an attached massage parlor, a spacious plunge-pool and sprawling courtyards. For those seeking discreet and luxurious comfort, this suite is designed with dark woods mixed with red and yellow furniture along with a king-size bathtub and jacuzzi. Pricing for this suite starts at $10,992 (918,000 rupees)/night.

The Leela Palace Bengaluru Presidential Suite

This modern suite celebrates the lives of kings, presidents and leaders and showcases contemporary decor, crystal chandeliers and exquisite paintings. Along with a large living room and luxurious dining room, the plush bathroom and jacuzzi invites guests for an opulent apartment-style retreat. Those staying in the 3,500 sq. ft. can choose from an array of pillow options, enjoy express laundry service and 24-hour service and purpose-built security, both in the suite and the approach corridor. Pricing for this suite starts at $6,370 (532,000 rupees)/night.

The Leela Palace Chennai Presidential Suite

As the largest suite in all of south India, this 4,842 sq. ft. suite is a palatial palace, inspired by the Chettinad Dynasty. Equipped with bullet proof glass and concrete walls, ceilings and floors to ensure maximum safety and a private gym and spa, guests staying in the suite also receive privileged access to the Royal Club, luxury BMW airport transportation and a nightly ceremony of the lighting of the mashaals. With bespoke furniture and furnishings, the suite has been frequented by royals from around the world. Pricing for this suite starts at $4,773 (399,000 rupees)/night.

The Leela Palace Jaipur Maharaja Suite

The spacious 4,628 sq.ft. suite features two separate terraces - one with a pool and the other with a daybed overlooking the palace landscapes. Along with its living room being adorned with rich Venetian mirrors, the suites’ flooring with inlay work, hand-tufted carpets and crystal chandeliers boast true opulence. With private elevator access, guests can live like royalty and enjoy other amenities like a VIP welcome complete with elephants from a local sanctuary, a shower of rose petals, and traditional dance performed by The Leela Ki Dharohar. Pricing for this suite starts at $3,101 (259,000 rupees)/night.

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