10 Best Hotels in Mumbai

10 Best Hotels in Mumbai

By CarolUpdated May. 14, 2021

When it comes to accommodation, Mumbai has an incredibly wide range of options to choose from. Some of the best hotels in Mumbai are located close to the Mumbai International Airport or the city’s main attractions and offer amazing sea, city, or pool views.

Our top recommendations for hotels in Mumbai include The Taj Mahal Palace, The Oberoi, Trident Nariman Point, Taj Lands End, Taj Santacruz, Intercontinental, Vivanta President, The Leela, Hotel Sahara Star, and The Orchid Hotel.

Highlights

  • The iconic Taj Mahal Palace overlooks the Arabian Sea and has stylishly designed rooms with Indian-inspired decor and architecture.
  • The Oberoi Mumbai stands at the southern tip of the city. This hotel"s elegant rooms have wooden floors and large windows offering beautiful views of the surrounding area.
  • The Trident Nariman Point overlooks the Arabian Sea and Marine Drive. The architecture of this hotel features wall-to-wall plate glass and high ceilings.
  • The Taj Lands End is located only 4.5 miles from Juhu Beach and around 6 miles from the Mumbai International Airport.
  • The luxury hotel Taj Santacruz is located only 10 minutes from the Mumbai International Airport.

Best Hotels in Mumbai

Here are our picks for some of the best hotels to stay at in Mumbai. Our favorites include The Taj Mahal Palace, The Oberoi, Trident Nariman Point, Taj Lands End, and Taj Santacruz.

Hotel Name Location Features Facilities
The Taj Mahal Palace Apollo Bandar, Colaba Built in 1903 this hotel is a beautiful Baroque imitation of ancient Rajput palaces The Taj Salon, a swimming pool, and luxury shops such as Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Stephano Ricci
The Oberoi Nariman Point Located in southern Mumbai, this hotel is only a few steps from the National Centre for Performing Arts and is in the heart of Mumbai’s business district An outdoor pool, Oberoi Spa, and a fitness center
Trident Nariman Point Nariman Point Overlooks the Arabian Sea from Marine Drive A pool with views of the sea, a fitness center, hair and beauty salon, steam rooms, and spa treatments
Taj Lands End Bandstand, BJ Road, Mount Mary, Bandra West Located near the seafront with views overlooking the Bandra Worli Sea Link A swimming pool, fully equipped health club, salon, massages, signature treatments, sauna rooms, and yoga classes
Taj Santacruz Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, T1, Off, Western Express Hwy, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Santacruz East Located 10 minutes from the Mumbai International Airport, 5 miles from the Andheri commercial hub, and around 6 miles from the Bombay Exhibition Center. Outdoor pool, Jiva spa, and fitness center
Intercontinental 135 Marine Dr Located in Mumbai’s business district with views of the Arabian Sea Rooftop swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, Jacuzzi, tennis court, and massage services
Vivanta President 90, Ganesh Murti Nagar, Cuffe Parade Located close to several places of interest in the city such as the Gateway of India and Marine Drive A swimming pool, spa treatments, and a 24-hour fitness center
The Leela Sahar Airport Road, Andheri - Kurla Rd, near Mumbai International Airport, Andheri East The design combines Indian influences with five-star classics such as with huge glass windows and tall ceilings Outdoor pool, fitness center, spa, hair and beauty salon, and steam rooms
Hotel Sahara Star opp. Domestic Airport, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle Strategically located near Mumbai"s domestic airport Gym, spa, and swimming pool
The Orchid Hotel 70-C, Nehru Rd, near Mumbai Domestic Airport, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle One of the most renowned 5-star hotels in Mumbai and is located only 700 meters from the domestic terminal of the Mumbai International Airport A rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, museum, and airport transfers

1. The Taj Mahal Palace

Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace is a Mumbai landmark that was built in 1903 as a beautiful imitation of the classic Rajput palaces.

The rooms of the Taj Mahal Palace are stylishly designed with Indian-inspired decor and architecture. Each room comes with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a well-stocked mini-bar, free WiFi, and a luxurious bathroom.

The Taj Mahal Palace contains many restaurants. The famous Wasabi by Morimoto offers innovative Japanese cuisine and other culinary highlights include the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant and the poolside Aquarius Lounge.

Recommended for: Couples and families

Hotel type: 5-star palace hotel

Room type: Luxury Room, Luxury Grande Room, Taj Club Room, Executive Suite, Luxury Suite, Grande Luxury Suite, Signature Suite, and The Tata Suite

Facilities: The Taj Salon, a landscaped pool, and luxury shops including Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Stephano Ricci

Cost: 27,000 to 110,000 rupees per night

Address: Apollo Bandar, Colaba

2. The Oberoi

The Oberoi is a tall building at the southern tip of Mumbai located only a few steps from the National Centre for Performing Arts in the heart of the city’s business district.

This hotel"s elegant rooms have wooden floors and large windows offering beautiful views of the surrounding city. Each room is equipped with an LCD TV, tea/coffee maker, and an iPod docking station.

European, Asian, Indian, and traditional Japanese delicacies are featured on the menu at the in house Fenix restaurant. Vetro serves Italian dishes and great Indian food can be found at Ziya.

Recommended for: Couples and families

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room type: Deluxe Room, Luxury Room, Premier Room, Executive Suite, Deluxe Suite, Premier Suite, and Presidential Suite

Facilities: Outdoor pool, Oberoi Spa, and fitness center

Budget: 17,500 to 750,000 rupees per night

Address: Nariman Point

3. Trident Nariman Point

The 5-star Trident Nariman Point Hotel overlooks the Arabian Sea from Marine Drive. The architecture of this structure features wall-to-wall glass panels, high ceilings, and lots of gleaming surfaces.

Every room at the Trident is equipped with a flat-screen TV offering satellite channels, a personal safe, and a mini-bar. Some rooms also offer sea views. The bathrooms come with a shower or bathtub and offer free toiletries.

Southeast-Asian and Japanese cuisine are served at the India Jones restaurant, where chefs entertain guests with their cooking skills performed in the open on the teppanyaki grill. Mediterranean cuisine is also served at Frangipani restaurant.

Recommended for: Couples and families

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room type: Superior Room, Premium Room, Trident Club Room, Family Room, Trident Executive Suite, Deluxe Suite, Trident Special Suite, and Presidential Suite

Facilities: Pool with views of the sea, a fitness center, a hair and beauty salon, steam rooms, and spa treatments

Budget: 10,250 to 300,000 rupees per night

Address: Nariman Point

4. Taj Lands End

Providing views of the Arabian Sea and the Bandra Worli Sea Link and located just 650 feet from the seafront, the Taj Lands End Hotel is a great place to stay in Mumbai. This hotel is also only 4.5 miles from Juhu Beach and 6 miles from the Mumbai International Airport.

The hotel’s spacious rooms feature classic wood furnishings and are equipped with marble bathrooms and a flat-screen TV. Each room was built to provide ample workspace and has a comfortable sofa.

The Taj Lands End has three onsite restaurants. Guests can savor signature gourmet creations at Masala Bay, skillfully designed cocktails and sushi at House of Nomad, and the flavors of authentic Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine at Ming Yang.

Recommended for: Couples and families

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room type: Deluxe Room, Luxury Room, Serene Infinity Room, Taj Club Room, Grand Luxury Room, Executive Suite, Luxury Suite, Grand Luxury Suite, and Presidential Suite

Facilities: Swimming pool, fully equipped health club, salon, massages, sauna rooms, and yoga classes

Budget: 12,500 to 125,000 rupees per night

Address: Bandstand, BJ Road, Mount Mary, Bandra West

5. Taj Santacruz

Located in the heart of the city, the luxury hotel Taj Santacruz is only 10 minutes from the Mumbai International Airport, 5 miles from the Andheri commercial hub, and around 6 miles from the Bombay Exhibition Center.

The rooms at Taj Santacruz come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a DVD player, bathrobes, and free toiletries. Some rooms also offer a sitting area.

This hotel has three restaurants. Guests can enjoy nice meals at China Inc or Rivea, the hotel"s Chinese and Italian restaurants. Tiqri is the onsite multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant.

Recommended for: Couples and families travelers

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room types: Luxury Room, Taj Club Room, Junior Suite, Luxury Suite, Grand Luxury Suite, and Presidential Suite

Facilities: Outdoor pool, Jiva spa, and fitness center

Budget: 10,500 to 400,000 per night

Address: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, T1, Off, Western Express Hwy, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Santacruz East

6. Intercontinental

The comfortable Intercontinental Marine Drive Hotel is located in Mumbai’s business district and features views of the Arabian Sea. The property is only 10 kilometers from the city center and is adjacent to the Wankhede Cricket Stadium.

The contemporary rooms at this hotel come with central heating, a laptop-size safe, and a sofa. They are also fitted with a flat-screen TV, DVD player, and a private bathroom with a bathtub. Certain rooms offer views of the sea.

The onsite Long & Short restaurant serves Indian cuisine and non-alcoholic drinks can be enjoyed at the coffee bar.

Recommended for: Families and solo travelers

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room type: Standard Room, Deluxe Room, Art Room, and Executive Suite

Facilities: Rooftop swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, Jacuzzi, tennis court, and body massage

Budget: 14,000 to 26,000 rupees per night

Address: 135, Marine Dr

7. Vivanta President

Located in the posh neighborhood of Cuffe Parade, President Mumbai by Vivanta is close to several places of interest in the city. The property is only a mile away from Marine Drive and 2 miles from the Gateway of India.

The rooms here are modern and stylishly decorated with silk fabrics and original artwork. Each room is equipped with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, personal safe, and a well-stocked mini-bar.

The in house Konkan Café serves dishes from West and South India. The 24-hour open kitchen Trattoria lets diners watch their pizzas being baked in a brick oven.

Recommended for: Couples and solo travelers

Hotel type: 5-star luxury hotel

Room type: Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Premium Room, Executive Suite, and Selections Suite

Facilities: Swimming pool, spa treatments, and 24-hour fitness center

Budget: 8,000 to 17,500 rupees per night

Address: 90, Ganesh Murti Nagar, Cuffe Parade

8. The Leela

The Leela Mumbai is located only 5 minutes from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The design of this hotel combines Indian motifs with modern five-star classics such as large plate glass windows, tall ceilings, and long carpeted corridors.

The Leela has 391 rooms in total. Each features large windows that overlook landscaped gardens or the pool. The rooms are also soundproof and are have a flat-screen TV and a mini-bar.

The 24-hour Citrus Restaurant serves international food in a casual setting while fine Indian dining can be enjoyed at Jamavar. Le Cirque Signature is an intimate dining space that serves international dishes such as lobster salad and Dover sole.

Recommended for: Couples and business travelers

Hotel type: 5-star business hotel

Room types: Premier Room, Royal Club Room, Executive Suite, Royal Club Parlor Suite, and Deluxe Suite

Facilities: Outdoor pool, fitness center, spa, hair and beauty salon, and steam rooms

Budget: 7,000 to 20,000 rupees per night

Address: Sahar Airport Road, Andheri - Kurla Rd, near Mumbai International Airport, Andheri East

9. Hotel Sahara Star

The Sahara Star is a 5-star deluxe hotel strategically located near Mumbai"s domestic airport. This hotel wonderfully blends ancient Indian culture with the country"s progressive spirit and great hospitality.

Every room in this hotel features modern décor, floor-to-ceiling windows, and is equipped with a seating area and flat-screen TV. A bathtub and hot shower are also included in the private bathroom.

The Earth Plate is an all-day dining restaurant that serves a selection of Italian, Mediterranean, French, and Eastern delicacies along with Indian regional favorites. Sahara Star"s Indian specialty restaurant offers Indian cuisine. The Manuhaar is the hotel’s newly opened pure vegetarian Thali restaurant.

Recommended for: Couples and business travelers

Hotel type: 5-star airport hotel

Room types: Mercury Room, Earth Room, Venus Premium Room, Venus Premium Suite, Uranus Suite, Neptune Suite, Saturn Suite, and Sahara Suite

Facilities: Gym, spa, and swimming pool

Budget: 18,000 to 30,000 rupees per night

Address: Opp. Domestic Airport, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle

10. The Orchid Hotel

The Orchid Hotel is one of the most renowned 5-star Hotels in Mumbai and is located around 700 meters from the domestic terminal of Mumbai International Airport.

The rooms at this hotel come with a mini-bar and tea/coffee maker. A work desk and free water bottles are also provided.

A variety of Indian and International dishes are served at the 24-hour coffee shop, Boulevard. Another dining option is South of Vindhyas, a fusion barbecue restaurant serving south Indian cuisine with a karaoke bar.

Recommended for: Couples and business travelers

Hotel type: 5-star airport hotel

Room type: Deluxe Room, Executive Room, Premier Room, Club Room, Suite, Mayflower Suite, and Presidential Suite

Facilities: Rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, museum, and airport transfers

Budget: 20,000 to 35,000 rupees per night

Address: 70-C, Nehru Rd, near Mumbai Domestic Airport, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle

Tips for Booking Hotels in Mumbai

  • Hotels in Mumbai get booked quickly during the peak season (December to February). Whenever booking hotels in Mumbai, it’s a good idea to make your reservations at least 6 months in advance..
  • Read the reviews of the hotels you are staying at the many review sites before booking a room.
  • There are numerous room categories to consider when booking a hotel. You can call the hotel to see what type of room best fits your requirements.

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