I travelled in March and stayed in a Superior Suite, which starts from INR 15000 plus taxes (from £145). Other fabulous rooms start from INR 10000 plus taxes (from £97).
Asset No 02
Gmr Hospitality District
IGI Rd, Aerocity
Phone: +91 11 4608 0808
Pullman New Delhi Aerocity overview
If you are after a fantastic hotel that’s close to the airport then this is for you, you can also walk to the humongous Worldmark shopping centre which has fabulous food outlets should you have had your fill of the tantalising food on offer in house.
Expect an atmospheric bar where you can relax with cocktail in hand and an ambience which is light, bright and brimming with character. Nothing is too much for the accommodating, inviting staff and the modern rooms are restful, make sure you take a dip in the outside pool before you leave.
Décor and vibe
The hotel is chicly designed with a contemporary feel, the courtyard is a peaceful area to spend time in with around one hundred types of seasonal herbs and vegetables growing around you, it makes for a pretty perfect al fresco dining spot.
The hotel feels alive around the clock where you’ll find the Quoin Bar and Cafe Pluck open 24/7, the heated outdoor pool is open until 8pm; later then most hotels, if you need to buy some gifts or mementos then make sure to visit their shop which houses artisan items that have been sourced from all over India, such as handmade artwork featuring makrana marble, the same marble which was used to construct the Taj Mahal.
Swing by the spa and treat yourself to a Pullman signature massage, seventy five minutes of bliss. Stylish Shankara beauty products which are 100% natural are used, with a nod to Indian wellbeing philosophies, they have been created with Ayurveda in mind.
Services and facilities
- Room service
- Fitness centre
- Steam room
Rooms (and suites)
My roomy suite with a colour palette ranging from chocolate to cream oozed warmth and comfort, the large sofa with a scene straight from Delhi.
Tuk tuks depict in a photograph above, gave context, the shimmery patterned material as a backdrop to the very large bed complements the shimmery neutral coloured curtains, the spacious marble bathroom with a freestanding bath and big shower boasting many buttons to create a steam room and massaging streams of water.
Toiletries are sweet smelling, infused with Himalayan cedar and orange rind from the Indian Apothecary.
Food and drink
There are six eateries to choose from, including Pluck, where I indulged in a wonderful authentic Indian food dinner, my plate laden with mouth-watering rampuri gosht lamb masala, succulent murgh lababdar chicken curry, subz panchratan; a medley of five vegetables spiced to perfection and creamy dal makhana with a freshly made in front of you garlic nan bread on the side, not to mention the plethora of homemade pickles, relishes and chutneys to choose from.
They also have an innovative ‘Farmer’s Basket’ concept where guests can choose their protein and vegetables then the chef cooks it.
Honk is their Pan Asian restaurant taking customers on a journey through Thailand, China, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Burma, Café Pluck is perfect for an excellent coffee, pastry and hearty breakfast, then there is the plush Pling Bar, where the enthusiastic barman made me a beautiful Berry Burlesque mocktail and I heard the Pullman Signature Sour cocktail is well worth a try.
Breakfast serves up a range of Indian fare alongside western classics, such as eggs made any way you’d like it and freshly made pastries, the avo on toast is delicious.
For more information and bookings, visit the hotel website at https://pullman.accor.com