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The Shalimar Hotel: A Fragment of Historical Treasure


Mumbai! India’s most energized gateway city and window to the world traveler, centre for trade, commerce and industry and home to ‘Bollywood’, the largest film industry in the world!

The Shalimar Hotel, Mumbai with 60 rooms and suites is located in an elite residential enclave, approximately 40 Minute drive from Mumbai’s international airport and comfortably close to South Mumbai Business hub and Shoppers paradise. It is a 4 star hotel offering crisp international ambiance yet replete with rich old-world traditions of Indian hospitality. It has been a preferred choice for the discerning business traveler for over five decades. Incorporate a canvas of utility concepts in their services to assist our guests for a comfortable and memorable stay.

To enhance the hospitality experience, the property offers rooms and theme suites, set to contemporary stylish designs and drawing elements from diverse cultural palettes. The accommodation definitive has been meticulously decorated with luxurious furnishing, in chic tones and with utmost attention paid to details. Lifestyle Theme Rooms like the Malabar Room that aims at giving the traveler a feel of a traditional Kerala homestay amidst the cityscape of Mumbai. Be it the hand-painted geometric patterned crimson floor tiles at the entry area, the Kathakali masks, the palm fiber paintings depicting the famous boat races during the festive season of Onam, the urulis, the faux roof made of Manglorean clay tiles from which hangs an oil receptacle or the innovative use of traditional fabrics like the Neriyathum, the Rattan spun furniture, the sepia toned montage of the colonial era, the specially sourced posters of iconic regional cinema from circa 1950’s.

The Vintage yet modern, Lifestyle Suite “Le Pondicherry” is washed in shades of subtle magnolia and bright aureolin. They have charmingly strewn the accommodation with signature elements in pure wood like an Indo French Oak armoire, a restored 18th century European Planter’s Chair to comfortably lounge upon, ceiling lamps done with the patient craft of natural wicker weaving, an antique East Indian Rosewood steamer trunk turned into a coffee table, even a Teak escritoire and a heritage Chettinad style carved door which unexpectedly leads you to a bath area. They bring the very quaint confluence of the feel of a cozy private home with wooden shutters juxtaposed with the focal wallpaper icon façade of rue calme with a quintessential hand-pulled rickshaw.

Level 8 of the Hotel takes you to our Suite that is all about this very nostalgic colonial tag. They offer a tasteful dwelling against the backdrop of the bedecked elephants and speckled mirror motifs. The canvas of the room is all about color therapy. The yellow of sunshine and hope, the blue of calm and trueness, contrasted with mature hints of the malachite hue and fresh lime green to highlight nature and spring. With this myriad canvas captures the sensibility with the trademark fine presentation of the wonderful land of Rajputana/ Rajasthan.

The Shalimar’s Serene Room Spa, while catering to an eager clutch of house guests, also offers a large variety of relaxing full body spa treatments, to leave you rejuvenated. These wellness therapies have been tailor-made to achieve the best results and reduce the stress of a long and tiring workday away from home. 

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