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Hotel Sahara Star

Opposite Domestic Airport, Vile Parle-East, Santa Cruz Domestic Airport, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400099 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Santa Cruz Domestic Airport
Rooms: 223
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • Opposite Domestic Airport, Vile Parle-East, Santa Cruz Domestic Airport, Mumbai


Belonging to the Sahara India Parivar, the 5-star luxury hotel is a blend of luxury, comfort and Indian hospitality. Extravagantly created and designed, the hotel includes marvels such as the tropical lagoon spread across 55,000 square feet of land, a vast marine aquarium with restaurant dining, exquisitely designed see-through dome and glass elevators. The property is located just next to the domestic airport. Local tourist attractions such as Juhu Beach, Irla Shopping Area, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra Bandstand, ISKCON Temple and U.S. Consulate. Nariman Point commercial center and Gateway of India are also in close proximity. The business center is spacious and elegant with various state-of-the-art meeting rooms to choose from such as Clubs, Hearts, Spades and Diamonds and there is also a boardroom named Aces. Secretarial services are offered along with audio-visual and tele-video conference facilities. The banquet venues Oyster and Coral are the best for celebrations, ceremonies, meetings, seminars and other events. The hotel offers numerous amenities and conveniences to the guests such as currency exchange, courier services, airport shuttle (surcharge), sightseeing services (surcharge), doctor on-call, chauffeured car rental, 3-level parking, laundry and dry cleaning services. Fitness enthusiasts can hit the gym or enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating massage in the iLA Spa & Estrela Salon and Wellness Center or soak in the swimming pool. Hotel Sahara Star is the place for a lavish and regal stay.

Hotel Features
  • Fitness Center
  • Hot Tub
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Snack Bar
  • Buffet-Style Restaurant
  • Special Diet Meals (upon request)
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • LAN and Wi-Fi access (charges apply)
  • Free Wi-Fi access (may be charged in some rooms)
  • Private parking is available on site.
  • Room Service
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Daily maid service
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Travel Assistance
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
  • Smoking area
Room Types
  • Earth Rooms

    The Earth rooms face the lagoon and have an adjoining balcony which offers a splendid view of the surroundings. All the rooms are equipped with king-sized or twin beds with a spacious private bathroom. The rooms have contemporary amenities such as premium bedding, air-conditioning, dimmer touch panel for mood lighting, LCD TV, Wi-Fi accessibility (surcharge), climate control, telephone with direct dial facility, refrigerator, mini-bar, in-room safe, tea/coffee-maker and 24-hour room service. Smoking rooms and rollaway beds are available on request and charges apply.

  • Mercury Rooms

    Elegantly designed and beautifully lit, these rooms are spacious, stylish and luxurious. All the rooms are centrally air-conditioned and have a king-sized bed along with other facilities including LCD television, direct dial phone, tea/coffee-maker, temperature control, round the clock room service, rollaway beds (surcharge), wireless internet connection (usage charges apply), refrigerator, mini-bar and electronic safe. Private bathroom is well-equipped with exquisite fittings, stylish interiors and essential toiletries. Smoking rooms are available on request.

  • Mars Premier Rooms

    Located in the first floor, these rooms are furnished with a king sized-bed, premium bedding and linen, climate control, air-conditioner, direct dial telephone, and a safety deposit locker. The private bathroom is fitted with glass and modern fittings can guests can unwind and relax by soaking in the bathtub and watching TV at the same time. Other in-room entertainment options include LCD TV, mini-bar, Wi-Fi connectivity (surcharge), refrigerator and coffee/tea-maker. The connected balcony is perfect for enjoying a sumptuous breakfast or a relaxed evening.

  • Uranus Suites

    Exquisitely designed, these suites feature an adjoining living room, sitting room and dining area and a personal bathroom. With a king-sized bed and choice of lighting adjustment, these suites offer amenities like centralized air-conditioning, LCD TV, refrigerator, Wi-Fi internet access (surcharge), mini-bar, coffee/tea-maker, telephone with direct dial facility, and in-room safe. 24-hour room service and daily housekeeping is provided. Rollaway beds are available on request.

  • Neptune Suites

    Splendid décor, beautiful furnishings and contemporary amenities sum up the Neptune Suites. The bedrooms are fitted with king-sized beds and have connected living room as well as spacious bathroom with Jacuzzi for a lavish and relaxing bathing experience. Other amenities include climate control, air-conditioning, LCD television, mini-bar, electronic safe, 24-hour room service, refrigerator, wireless internet access (surcharge), premium beddings and direct dial phone.

  • Saturn Suites

    These are duplex suites comprising of two bedrooms, a living room, a dining area and a kitchen. These suites ensure complete comfort and entertainment for the guests with a home theater system and a well-stocked bar. The bathroom is equipped with a Jacuzzi with appropriate lighting to enhance the relaxing experience. Other contemporary facilities include direct dial telephone with voicemail, refrigerator, Wi-Fi internet connectivity (surcharge), 24-hour room service, daily housekeeping, air-conditioning and electronic safety deposit box.

  • Sahara Suites

    Size – 12,000 sq. ft.

    The Sahara Suite is the extravagant suite comprising of three floors with an attached private elevator. The suite offers all the hi-tech conveniences and facilities such as home theater, a bar, telephone with direct dial and voicemail, refrigerator, wireless internet connection (surcharge), safety deposit locker, round the clock room service, and housekeeping. The Suite also features a private spa appointed with a floatation tank. The lounge is located on the top floor with a glass roof to enjoy the spectacular view of the starry night sky and a horizontal retractable curtain which creates artificial rain.


To suit the taste of all kinds of guests there is a variety to choose from. There are 223 well-designed and spacious rooms apart from 13 luxury suites. The guest rooms and suites are equipped with modern facilities, complementary amenities with unparallel designs. The view of the 55,000 square feet of tropical lagoon is a the ultimate charmer for the rooms.

Types of rooms include the following:

  • Earth Rooms
  • Mercury Rooms
  • Mars Premier Rooms
  • Uranus Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Saturn Suites
  • Sahara Suite
  • The rooms enjoy some common features and amenities
  • Doctor on call
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry, dry cleaning, and ironing services
  • Safe deposit lockers
  • Wheel chairs
  • Wi-Fi internet connectivity
  • Interactive TV
  • Shower baths
  • In-room dining

The Earth Plate

One of the best all-day dining restaurants, The Earth Plate serves global cuisines ranging from French, Italian, Mediterranean, Tex-Mex and Far-Eastern cuisines to the traditional Indian delights. The restaurant features a live kitchen where the diners can watch their food being prepared by the most talented chefs at work. The menu offers sumptuous delicacies such as Thai Green Curry, Assorted Kebabs, different choices of pizzas and pastas, and the most famous Teppanyaki Ice-Cream which is whipped up right in front of you.


Ocean is a Pan-Asian restaurant beautifully designed and set with an aquarium in the backdrop. The exotic marine life and bewitching underwater panorama provides a whole new dining-experience. The menu features tempting delicacies such as Tofu Curry, Pad Thai Noodles, Peking duck, Khao Suey, and Sweet Chilly Glazed Pumpkin. Desserts like the scrumptious fried ice-cream are not to be missed. The restaurant features a private dining room which is an extended private space with the aquarium on three sides. It is an ideal venue for personal celebrations and intimate dinners with exclusive features such as customized menus and special services.


Aafrein provides a contemporary twist to the idea of the Royal Kitchen. The ambience is serene and offers a royal experience as it is inspired by the Northwest frontier of India as much as the major provinces of the country. The menu features dishes prepared in Tandoors, Tawas and Bhattis as was done traditionally in the earlier times. The culinary delights include Tandoori Lobster, Malai Khumb, Gosht Burrah, Scottish Salmon, Tandoori Achari Jhinga, Mushroom Gilawat, Galouti Kebab and Chhene ki Seekh. The place is a favorite for its flavorful kebabs. The restaurant also features a variety of finest wines and well-known liquor brands to accompany the meals.


Diwine features an exemplary collection of about 4,000 bottles of the best wines from around the world. The sommelier or the wine steward acquaints the guests with the different varieties and qualities of the wines so that they pick the best choice for the occasion.


The Sahara Star specialty restaurant Namak symbolizes the vibrancy of the new and progressive India. The restaurant has a contemporary ambience with the glaze of traditional Indian hospitality. The food offers the aroma, flavors, spices and ingredients of customary Indian culinary delights. The restaurant features the authentic Lucknowi/Awadhi and Hyderabadi cuisines that the guests can savor to their heart’s content. Suggested dishes include Hyderabadi Gosht Biryani, Mirch Makai Hara Pyaz, Dal Makhani, Nalli Gosht, Burrah Kebab, Kasuri Murgh Malai and the delicious Paan ice-cream.


Mabruk is a great amalgamation of Lebanese and Mediterranean cultures with delectable cuisines and brilliant live performances by world renowned piano artist, Brian Silas. The restaurant overlooks the lagoon and offers a casual and lively ambience. Chef Jihad’s culinary expertise of the traditional Lebanese cuisine is as awe-inspiring as his blend of Western cuisines with the aromatic and exotic spices and ingredients of the Middle East and Far East. Some of the mouth-watering delicacies include Shish Taouk, Hummus, Kingfish Souvlaki, Baba Ghanoush and Lemon Mawar Drink.

The Lagoon Lounge

Enjoy an aromatic cup of finely grounded and freshly prepared coffee in a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere in The Lagoon Lounge. The excellent services and the individually prepared and infused coffee and teas are worth a try. The lounge offers special varieties of exotic teas from around the globe. The menu also includes snacks and light meals such as Sandwiches, Paani Puri, Chaats, Kathi Wraps, Chettinad Patti Samosa, Indian Confections as well as Western savories and desserts.


This Champagne Lounge offers the choicest wines and champagnes in its collection served with exotic caviar and flavorful cheeses. Flute offers a luxury experience to its guests with its stylish and elegant ambience. Whether it is an intimate date-night or a grand celebration with family and friends, Flute is a perfect venue to enjoy.

The Bakery Shop

This is the ideal hangout for the sweet-toothed guests with its scrumptious desserts and dainty delights. The Bakery Shop features delicious cakes and pastries, fresh breads, cookies, croissant, truffles and yummy desserts. Some of the favorites are Chocolate Mousse Cake, Marzipan, Danish Pastry, Pain Au Chocolat and Eclairs.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Distance to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport:350 m

Distance from Railway station 

  • Vile Parle Railway Station: 2.8 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Juhu Beach - 3.8 km
  • Shoppers Stop - 3.6 km
  • Prithvi Theatre - 3.6 km
  • MIDC Industrial Estate - 4.4 km
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars- 2
  • Number of Floors- 5
  • Number of Restaurants- 7
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Government-issued photo ID required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Pets not allowed
  • Airport Shuttle available on request (surcharge)