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Pune, also known as ‘Poona’, a city in the west-central Indian state of Maharashtra, is located at the junction of the Mula and Mutha rivers. It is the second-largest metropolitan city in the Indian state of Maharashtra and the eighth most populous city in India. Known as the ‘Queen of the Deccan’, Pune is the cultural capital of the Maratha peoples. The city first gained importance as the capital of the Bhonsle Marathas in the 17th century. Pune is widely regarded as the second major ‘IT hub of India’ and the top ‘automobile and manufacturing hub of India’. It is known as the Oxford of the East with the presence of a wide range of educational institutions. With so many accolades, Pune has attracted several 5 star hotels from luxury hotel chains such as Marriott and Hyatt. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 5 star hotels in Pune.
10. Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre
Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre is situated near Koregaon Park nearly 7 kilometres from Koregaon International Airport. The 173 guest rooms and suites are modern and refreshing. Mosaic is a multi-cuisine restaurant. For a romantic dinner out or a business meeting over dinner, one can head to the rooftop Evviva Sky Lounge that boasts of a panoramic view of the city. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre.
Hotel Website: Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre
9. Hyatt Pune
Hyatt Pune is located in the city centre close to the airport. The hotel consists of 209 well appointed guest rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows. Eighty Eight is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant which serves a varied international spread featuring traditional wood-fired pizzas and multiple live food corners. For a memorable dining experience, sample delicious dishes outdoors at Baan Tao Restaurant’s Thaisalas. Assorted beverages can be enjoyed at the Hyatt Pune Bar & Lounge – The Fishbowl. Some of the facilities include a spa and wellness center, an outdoor swimming pool and a 24/7 fitness centre.
Hotel Website: Hyatt Pune
8. DoubleTree by Hilton, Pune Chinchwad
DoubleTree by Hilton Pune Chinchwad is centrally located in Pune in the corporate hub of Chinchwad. The hotel consists of 115 guest rooms and suites. DoubleTree by Hilton Pune – Chinchwad also brings to the table luxurious dining experiences, with a choice of multiple food and beverage options: 3 Spices, the all day – dining, to award – winning authentic Japanese at Miyuki and Specialty Indian cuisine at Level 12, the rooftop resto bar. An outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre and a spa are available at the hotel.
Hotel Website: DoubleTree by Hilton Pune Chinchwad
7. Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel
Featuring old-world décor with contemporary comfort, Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel is located in the centre of the city. The hotel consists of 177 stylishly appointed accommodations. Located on the rooftop terrace, Chingari serves authentic North Indian cuisine, while the 24-hour La Brasserie restaurant offers multi-cuisine dishes. A selection of fine teas and desserts are served at the Tea Lounge, while spirits and wines are available at the Entersol Bar. Sheraton Grand Pune provides a business center, squash court, a recreation center featuring table tennis and other activities, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a nightclub.
Hotel Website: Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel
6. Hyatt Regency Pune Hotel and Residences
Hyatt Regency Pune Hotel and Residences is located in the urbane locality of Viman Nagar and is in close proximity to Lohegaon International Airport. The Hotel features 222 spacious rooms including 50 Regency Club rooms and 18 luxurious suites, in addition to 79 serviced apartments. Zeta is the casual venue that offers a clock-less dining experience. The hotel’s bar and lounge features malts, beers, wines and cocktails. Gourmet Venue is a fine bakery while Pune 14 at The Café is inspired by premium food halls across the globe and features 11 live kitchens. Arogya Spa offers Ayurvedic treatments, steam and sauna rooms while a yoga room, shopping arcade, an indoor heated swimming pool and over 40,000 square feet of event space are present at the hotel.
Hotel Website: Hyatt Regency Pune Hotel and Residences
5. The Westin Pune Koregaon Park
Located in Koregaon Park, The Westin Pune is a pet friendly hotel. The 277 guest rooms and suites are tastefully designed with signature comforts and marble bathrooms offering garden views. Certain rooms offer terraces. The property offers a pastry shop Daily Treats now operational for 24 hours with an old school Indian menu and healthy food. The Market is an innovative restaurant with a live kitchen and offering food using self-grown herbs and micro-greens. Mix@36 is the hotel’s bar and nightclub while The House of Medici is a nightclub and bar, enhanced by Renaissance-inspired design touches and distinguished décor. Kangan offers gourmet Indian cuisine with traditional Pune delicacies and highlights the rich culinary history of North West Frontier and Awadh. An outdoor swimming pool, Heavenly Spa by Westin, a fitness studio, a business centre, squash courts and 45,000 square feet of events space are available at the hotel.
Hotel Website: The Westin Pune Koregaon Park
4. JW Marriott, Pune
JW Marriott Pune is ideally located between the airport and Mumbai-Pune Expressway. This hotel is an eco-friendly property awarded with LEED Gold Certification. It consists of 415 guest rooms and suites offering views of the city or the nearby mountain. All-day dining with a blend of Asian and international dishes is available at Spice Kitchen, while vegetarian options are served at Shakahari. Other dining options include Paasha rooftop lounge, Alto-Vino Italian restaurant, Pune Baking Company and the Lobby Lounge. End the day with some drinks at Miami night club. An outdoor heated swimming pool, a gym, a barber/beauty shop, Quan Spa featuring 13 treatment rooms, a business centre and 40,000 square feet of versatile, sophisticated venue space are present at the hotel.
Hotel Website: JW Marriott, Pune
3. Marriott Suites, Pune
Marriott Suites Pune is a pet-friendly hotel located in the Koregaon Park neighborhood. This all-suite hotel consists of 199 accommodations ranging from 1-bedroom suite to 3-bedrooms suite. Each spacious suite features an expansive living room, full kitchen, a private balcony, a washer and dryer, plush bedding and top-quality entertainment options, as well as a well-lit, ergonomic work-space. Dining options include Senses, an all-day multi-cuisine restaurant, Sorriso that serves authentic Italian delicacies and Oak Lounge, the Cognac & Cigar Lounge. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a 24/7 fitness centre, tennis and squash court, a Japanese-inspired spa, kids play area, game room, business centre and on-property night club.
Hotel Website: Marriott Suites, Pune
2. Conrad, Pune
Conrad Pune is located near Koregaon Park area. The hotel echoes the glamour of the Art Deco era and consists of 340 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites. Guests can recharge with a quick bite and a refreshing cup of tea or coffee at Pune Sugar Box or enjoy Indian, Asian and Mediterranean food at Coriander kitchen. Zeera is the Indian fine dining restaurant while Koji offers a taste of Asian cuisine including Japanese and Thai. An outdoor temperature controlled swimming pool, a 24/7 fitness centre, a business centre, a spa, executive lounge, a salon, meeting rooms and 1,124 square meters of total event space are present at the hotel.
Hotel Website: Conrad, Pune
1. The Ritz-Carlton, Pune
Located conveniently and offering access to business and leisure destinations in Pune, The Ritz-Carlton Pune overlooks the 100-acre, 18-hole Poona Club Golf Course. The hotel consists of 198 elegantly appointed guest rooms including 35 spacious suites. They are the largest guest rooms in Pune. Dining options include Three Kitchens Restaurant and Bar – offers three distinct kitchens serving Indian, Western and Asian cuisines, Aasmana – serving Indian cuisines and specialty cocktails at the futuristic rooftop bar overlooking the Golf Course, The Ritz-Carlton Tea Lounge – offers a variety of fine teas from around the globe, Ukiyo – serving traditional Japanese cuisine and Alta Vida – offering grilled food, light bites and refreshing cocktails. Facilities include an outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool, The Ritz-Carlton Spa and a 24/7 fitness centre and movement studio.
Hotel Website: The Ritz Carlton, Pune
Featured image by The Ritz-Carlton, Pune
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