Mumbai is a city best explored extravagantly. So whether you’re an out-of-towner looking to experience the whimsical side of the city or you’re just an overworked couple setting off on a little staycation, these superlative suites should help set the tone for you.
From jaw-dropping views of the sea to round-the-clock butlers to elaborate French interiors, we’ve got you covered. All you need to do now, is pack your bag!
3. Sofitel – The Imperial Suite
An opulent marriage of French and Indian influences, the Sofitel’s 1700 square foot Imperial Suite is whimsical at best. Think old world classic meets contemporary comfort – beautiful Paisley motifs, French Baroque, timber hardwood floors, enchanting artwork, large, lush bathrooms with oversized tubs, two bedrooms as well as an in-suite office, make the suite an ideal home away from home for connoisseurs of dramatic living. Elegant yet majestic, come here if a luxurious escape from reality is what you are looking for.
Price: Rs.2,00,000 + taxes (per night).
Address: Sofitel Mumbai, C 57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai.
2. Four Seasons – Deluxe Sea View Suite
A 1087 square foot oasis of calm, the Four Season’s chic Deluxe Sea View Suite is perfect for a little bit of downtime. Relaxing shades of green and beige, warm wooden furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the majestic Arabian Sea lend the luxurious suite a distinct clutter-free, contemporary edge. For some real indulgence, head to the room’s glorious, marble bathroom – with a deep-soaking tub, glass enclosed rain shower and a double vanity all overlooking the sea, some much-needed pampering is a given. Come here if subtle sophistication is what you’re looking for.
Price: Rs.31,250 + taxes (per night).
Address: Four Seasons Hotel, 1/136, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai.
1. The Taj Mahal Palace – The Ravi Shankar Suite
Dedicated to the legendary sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, the classic, historically-intriguing Ravi Shankar suite is in a league of its own. Done up purposefully in warm creamy sitar tones, the elegant interiors of the suite are almost in musical harmony with each other. While the palatial suite has works of art world icons like Jamini Roy, Raja Ravi Verma and Raza adorning its walls, its real USP is its wealth of unique, artefacts and memorabilia from the Ravi Shankar Foundation which lends it, its regal air. And if the plush, soothing interiors, inviting soaking tub and breath-taking view of the Arabian Sea are not enough to overwhelm you with luxury, the impeccable 24/7 butler service that comes with the suite, surely will. Famous for playing host to many a high-roller and dignitary, the subtle yet extravagant suite is also home to an exclusive library featuring concert recordings of Pandit Ravi Shankar and George Harrison who were the inspirations behind the suite. This suite is for you if you’re an aficionado of all things fine and all things luxurious.
Price: 5,00,000 + taxes (per night)
Address: The Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai.