It's an out-and-out luxury hotel in a fairly decent part of Bangalore (Airport Road area). Some people perceive this as a "more than 5-star hotel". It certainly is very opulent with rich decor and furnishing whether at the lobby or in the rooms.
As one might expect, the prices are equally opulent - generally @ USD 350 per night (including taxes) for the basic room unless you've got a deal.
The service is largely excellent as one can and should expect from almost any 4-star-and-above hotel in India. Staff are friendly, coureteous and very eager to please.
Rooms are beautiful - with warm lighting and furnishing + a large, comfy bed. The bathroom is well equipped but maybe a little bit small for my taste.
Food is good but not quite excellent. The breakfast buffet is not too badly priced @ USD 20 per person considering the general trend in prices in India, quality of food, range of choice and the ambience. I did some a-la-carte stuff at the sit-out snack bar (attached to the restaurant) but the food was expensive and mediocre. Not too sure but I reckon a dosa + beer costs around USD 20.
Unfortunately, this was a very brief business trip so I couldn't really soak up the hotel i.e. check out everything that was on offer.
I can't make up my mind whether the facilities / service / ambience were truly worth the USD 350 per night. That's why the average rating. If it was in the ballpark of USD 200, that would've made it Excellent.
It is a truly special hotel though.
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