We had one night in Mumbai and we wanted to stay somewhere reasonably priced and not too far from the airport and this hotel ticked all the boxes. It even offered a free airport pick up which was very helpful
Our first impression of the hotel was good the public areas are all clean, modern and stylish and the staff on reception are friendly and helpful
We were very impressed with the room spacious, modern, clean and well appointed. It had everything you needed it even had a set of bathroom scales. We had a good nights sleep here the bed was really comfy there was not too much noise to say we were in the city.
The breakfast was very good with lots Indian dishes to try :) and fresh fruit and yogurt.
We did plan to see some of the sights of Mumbai during our stay but when you get there you realise how big and busy the city is and how difficult it is to get from A to B when you only have a one night stop over.
We opted to have a rest after our long flight then in the evening we met up with an old friend for dinner that had travelled from Goa especially to see us. Although the hotel restaurant looked very inviting we were eager to get out and see a bit of the city and not to have spent the whole time in the hotel.
When we asked the reception staff could they recommend anywhere local to go for dinner they could not really recommend anywhere not without a taxi ride so we got the impression we were not in the thick but it is to be expected I guess when you are only 20 minutes from the airport.
Anyway we took a right out of the hotel and set off on foot, crossed several big busy roads and then came across restaurant, well our friend spotted it and lead us in we would never have guessed it was a restaurant and even if we had I don’t think we would have had the guts to give it a try. We were a bit nervous given it was our first night of the trip and we did not want to get Delhi belly so early on, if at all.
Anyway as it turns out we had nothing to worry about the food was sensational and we had a very pleasurable experience. The restaurant was packed with locals dining out and enjoying themselves and it was a great place for people watching.
The staff were amazing and we ordered lots of different dishes, they were all good but the barbecued panner was the best thing I have ever tried in India.
Unfortunately I can’t remember the name of this restaurant but I do know it was near a modern ice cream parlour because we stopped there for ice cream on the way back to the hotel.
We also went into the bar of the hotel for a drink before bed and it is a lovely bar with a good atmosphere. Over all we were very impressed with this hotel and would definitely stay here again.
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