Amanresorts has opened their latest sumptuous resort, the Aman New Delh
i which is located near landmarks in the city including Humayun's Tomb, Purana Qila and India Gate. The hotel was designed by Australian architect Kerry Hill and has 31 rooms and 36 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites located in the main nine-story building or in a five-story structure overlooking the courtyard and hotel pool.
Some rooms and suites also have their own internal plunge pools. The resort combines traditional Indian design with a modern minimalism. The floors are olive-hued Khareda stone with handmade rugs in muted earth tones and dark wood panels. Jaali screens provide terraces and exteriors cast shadow patterns onto stone walls and floors. All rooms feature terraces with outdoor seating and are equipped with WiFi, Bose sound systems and flat-screen televisions.
The AmanRestaurant offers Indian and Thai specialties at breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as afternoon tea. The Lodhi Restaurant, in a three-story structure with floor-to-ceiling windows framing a reflecting pool has a tapas lounge on the lower level and Catalan cuisine on the entry level and second floor. The restaurants utilize organic produce from the gardens of the Aman hotels in Rajasthan, Aman-i-Khás and Amanbagh.
As you might expect there is a tranquil spa which incorporates traditional Indian healing techniques. The spa has eight treatment rooms, two traditional hammam steam baths and a bamboo garden relaxation area. One nod to India's past is a fleet of Ambassador automobiles is available for local sightseeing.The Aman Ambassadors have upgraded retro interiors. Rates start at $670.