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The Leela Palace Chanakyapuri

Diplomatic Enclave Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, - 110023 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Central Delhi
Rooms: 260
Check-in time: From 1200 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • Diplomatic Enclave Chanakyapuri, New Delhi


The Leela Palace is one of the top four hotels in the world and has also been named as the Best of the Best Hotels by Robb Report 2012. This beautiful five star hotel property is located at the Diplomatic Enclave, a posh locality in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It is only 25 minutes drive away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

The grand entrance of this hotel leads to an extravagant lobby designed in a very traditional palatial style. The extra high white pillars, the magnificent chandeliers, the rich settees & chesterfields, the handsome dark furniture and the stunning marbled courtyard almost take you to the age old royal eras. The traditional carpets, the chandeliers, the hand carved furniture and the lighting play a very crucial part in the brilliant Leela interiors.  They create a very enchanting atmosphere, depicting the legendary rich Indian era and offering a warm Indian hospitality.

Just as its name suggests, this supreme luxurious hotel is no less than a palace. It provides all possible facilities for its guests such as the ESPA Spa, dining options, a fitness studio, steam rooms, a lively garden, a library with a vast collection of books for enthusiastic book readers, baby sitting service, a gift shop, non-smoking rooms, business centre, bridal suites, a car and computer rental service and a designated smoking area.

Apart from these a roof top infinity swimming pool with a living wall by its side adds one more feather to the cap.

Hotel Features
  • Sun Deck
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Grounds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Massage
  • Pool Table
  • Gym
  • steamroom
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Snack Bar
  • Buffet-Style Restaurant
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • LAN and Wi-Fi access (charges apply)
  • Private parking is available on site.
  • Car Rental
  • 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
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
Room Types
  • Royal Premier Rooms

    This royal design inspired room is located on the 7th floor of the hotel and is 600 sq feet wide with large windows to enjoy the view of the lovely lush hotel garden. The room is impeccable and spacious with all facilities provided such as a soft comfy sofa, flat screen TV, satellite connection, a work place, huge comfortable bed, feather pillows, carpeted floor, Wi-Fi connection, phone connections and a marbled bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

  • Grand Deluxe Rooms

    The Grand Deluxe room is spread over an area of 550 sq feet on the 7th floor of the hotel building. The windows give an amazing view of the city night sky and the inner courtyard of the hotel. This room keeps focus on the modern days comfort like a personal mini bar, comfy mattresses bed covered with rich linen, wooden furniture, wireless Internet service, an LCD TV, a handsome work desk with a lamp, speaker, self-controlled AC, a luxurious bath with glass doors and a personal tub.

  • Premium Rooms

    This room has an exquisite sombreness to it spreading over an area of 592 sq feet on the 7th floor providing a beautiful view of the hotel garden. The Premium room is furnished with a royal touch of King sized bed, heavy dark bed side tables, hand carved work desk, Indian royal paintings, classic lamps, heavy silk curtains, oversized windows and an elegant marbled bathroom with a glass walled door. On the other hand the speakers, the DVDs, the flat screen LCD TV, cable connection, air conditioner, a refrigerated mini-bar and the dual phone lines cover up the modern amenities available for the guests. The Wi-Fi connection is a complimentary service from the hotel.

  • Grand Premiere Room

    This room is located on the 5th and the 6th floor of the hotel covering an area of 592 sq feet with a luxury of a personal clean and a spacious bathroom. This marble adorned bath has a touch of sophistication and perfection to it just like the rooms. The nude Grand Premier rooms are adorned with beautiful classic paintings, carved handsome furniture, amazingly comfortable beds with arrays of pillows and cushions. And just like the other rooms in the hotel, these rooms too enjoy all the modern facilities that are available along with a commendable 24 hours of room service.

  • Presidential Suites

    This suite covers a huge area of 4,425 sq feet on the 8th floor. The suite has been designed and decorated very carefully keeping all the grand facilities in mind. The suite has 8 rooms with private bath and a personal elevator. This suite has an expert touch of art, excellent planning and a gorgeous setting. This suite can actually make one feel like the royalty in a magnificent palace. Taking extra measures on the comfort, luxury, safety and privacy fronts of the guests, the Leela Palace provides certain facilities such as the Rolls Royce transfers, butler pantry, 24 hours butler service, walk in spacious closet, spa rooms, Jacuzzi, private gymnasium and a double glazed, bullet proof window glasses. The oversized windows offer a picturesque view of the beautiful green hotel garden.

  • Maharaja Suites

    This suite is on the 9th floor of the hotel covering an area of 1,520 sq feet. This is an exquisite, spacious suite with an amazing taste of decor. The room has ceaseless surprises to offer to the guests. A private temperature controlling indoor pool with Jacuzzi, a powerful but peaceful decor of the living room adorned with gold worked scarlet cushions and traditional carpets add royalty and tranquillity to the room. The Maharaja suite also has cherry picked gold and silver show pieces especially selected to bring out the best decorum of the suite. This suite also enjoys the facilities of a high speed internet service, LCD TV connected with cable, phone lines, intimate privacy and many other facilities. One can also enjoy the view of city skyline from the ceiling to floor double glazed glass windows.

  • Grand Suite with Pool

    This ninth- floor located suite covers an area of 1090 sq feet. It is a two bay suite with luxury, comfort, sophistication, privacy and perfection from every possible angle.  This suite is designed in an Indian classical style, ceiling to floor windows, vaulted ceilings with gold work, rich dark carved furniture, sofas with arrays of silk cushions and a soft paint on the walls. The suite actually is grand because of the modern amenities, royal interiors; and facilities like a spacious walk in closet, 2 immaculate pretty bed rooms, a magnificent living room, an open pool along with a Jacuzzi and a 24 hours room service. 

  • Luxury Suites

    This suite is 970 sq feet wide with a very serene and a sophisticated environment. This two bay suite is a fusion of contemporary designs and classical touch located on the 2nd, 5th n 9th floors of the hotel. The plush wheat sofa sets, the centre pieces, the paintings and the elegant huge king sized beds are the classic side of the room whereas the speakers, LCD TV, glass walled bathroom, phone connections, internet connections, a personal mini bar with snacks are the modern comforts available in the Luxury suite. The large windows offer a beautiful view of the hotel courtyard. 

  • Executive Suites

    This handsome mushroom suite spreads over an area of 840 sq feet on the 2nd floor of The Leela Palace. Since it is a two bay suite it has a luxury of a private bathroom, elegant living room, master bedroom and a walk in closet. The suite covers all modern facilities like a refrigerated bar of your own, self controlling air conditioner, a DVD player, flat screen TV, a 2nd TV in the bathroom which can be turned into a mirror when turned off, wireless internet connection service and a computer or a car can be rented.

  • The Royal Club

    The Royal Club guest rooms are located on the 8th and the 9th floors. These impeccable rooms are spacious, comfortable and luxurious. These contemporary Indian suites has private baths with a spa like head shower, concierge service, airport transfers by hotel, lavish upholstery and complimentary boardrooms can be used for 2 hours in a day. Besides these they can enjoy the other amenities like the high speed Wi-Fi connection, a satellite connected LCD TV, speaker, air conditioner, a mini bar and a gorgeous view of the marbled inner courtyard.



This amazingly trendy fully air conditioned restaurant at The Leela Palace was designed by the famous Jeffrey A. Wilkes. The architecture of the Qube is such that one can enjoy the outdoor dining but at the same time enjoy the facilities and comfort of the indoors as well. This lobby levelled restaurant serves all three meals of the day. It serves traditional Indian food, Italian cuisines, Thai Food, Chinese delicacies, European/continental dishes and other multi-cuisines. The Qube also serves refreshing drinks, liquors and offers valet parking. The signature food items of this fabulous restaurant are- the mouth watering Thai Red Curry, The Tender Lion Burger, Somtum Salad and the Grilled Sea Foods.


The traditional Jamavar was also designed by Jeffrey A. Wilkes. This restaurant starts serving from 7:00 p.m to 11:45 p.m and is located at the lobby level of The Leela Palace. This restaurant specializes in multiple Indian and Mughlai Cuisines. The ambience in The Jamavar is warm, serene, sophisticated and comfortable. Sober mushroom walls, daring nude marble floors, crystal chandeliers, rich and luxurious sofa sets give a very palatial touch to this outstanding Jamavar. The restaurant also serves delightful dishes for non-vegetarians and has a bar serving a decent variety of liquors as well.

Le Cirque

This French restaurant at The Leela Palace was designed by the Tokyo based design team SPIN and is an impeccable, grand, spacious piece of heaven. Le Cirque serves various types of French and Italian cuisines which can keep your taste buds asking for more. It also serves a great number of scrumptious desserts, different categories of alcohol and the service is awesome. Besides the dining and wining, a person can also enjoy the great view from the outside seating arrangements of the Le Cirque. This restaurant too is open from 7:00 p.m till 11:45 p.m everyday and is situated on the 10th floor of the hotel.


The MEGU is an extraordinary Japanese restaurant in the Leela Palace designed by a Tokyo based design team SPIN. This lobby levelled restaurant serves lunch and dinner both and specializes in Japanese delicacies like sushi, soups, etcetera. The seating arrangements are comfortable and the interior of this restaurant is very simple but trendy. It shows off the traditional Japanese art mixed with contemporary style. This great restaurant also serves liquors along with the sizzling Japanese cuisines.

The Lobby Lounge

An ideal place for social gatherings and business meeting, the Lobbu Lounge is the place to relish scones and creams. Guests can place an order for light meals, pastries, finger sandwiches, and freshly baked scones. The Lobby Lounge also serves single origin coffees and teas, from all around the world. A band plays live- jazz music thrice a week.

The Library

Placed on the lobby level, the Library has a collection of popular first- edition books. Boasting of an amazing decor, a warm ambiance and Chesterfield chairs, guests can enjoy an array of Cigars, a collection of finest of whiskies, Martinis and more. Read your favourite spirit and enjoy a good read.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Safdarjung Airport (1.5 Km)
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (11.1 Km)

Nearest Metro Station

  • INA Metro Station (2.0 Km / 24 min walk)

Distance from Railway Station

  • New Delhi Railway Station-10.1 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Delhi Haat Shopping Street (1.9 Km / 23 min walk)
  • India Gate (5.0 Km)
  • Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory (5.5 Km)
  • Humayun's Tomb (5.9 Km)
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars -1
  • Number of Floors 10
  • Number of Restaurants- 4
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Year Hotel Built -2010
  • Government-issued photo ID required at the time of check-in
  • Minimum check-in age is 18 years