Awards

Award Awarded By
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 4th)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers’ Travel Awards 2014
Best Overseas Holiday Hotels in Asia & India
(Ranked 2nd)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers’ Travel Awards 2014
Top 15 Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2014
Top 25 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 5th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 3rd)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World
(Ranked 15th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 4th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top 25 Hotels for Romance - India
(Ranked 3rd)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2014
Top Resorts in Asia for Service
(Ranked 2nd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2013
Top 10 Resorts in the World for Service
(Ranked 3rd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2013
Best Overseas Holiday Hotels in Asia & India
(Ranked 7th)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers’ Travel Awards 2013
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 8th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2013
Top 15 Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2013
Best Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards 2013
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Top 25 Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Top 25 Hotels for Service in India
(Ranked 6th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Top 25 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 9th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 10th)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Top 25 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 22nd)
TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice Awards 2013
Best Leisure Hotels in Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
(Ranked 2nd)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers' Travel Awards 2012
Best Luxury Resort in India
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, India & South Asia, India's Best Awards 2012
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 15th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2012
Top 10 Hotels in India
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2012
Top 15 Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2012
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 4th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2012
Top 10 Resorts in the World for Service
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Service Awards, Readers' Survey 2012
Top Resorts in Asia for Service
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Service Awards, Readers' Survey 2012
Best Luxury Resort in India
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, India & South Asia, India's Best Awards 2011
Favourite Leisure Hotel in India
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveller, India, Readers’ Travel Awards 2011
Top 15 Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2011
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 5th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2011
Best Leisure Hotels in Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers’ Travel Awards 2010
Top 15 Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 4th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2010
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 15th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2010
Top Hotels in Asia for Service
(Ranked 3rd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2010
Top Hotels in the World for Service
(Ranked 9th)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2010
Top 100 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 5th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2010
Favourite Overseas Hotel Spa: Asia & the Indian Subcontinent
(Ranked 9th)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers' Spa Awards 2010
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 20th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2010
Top 100 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2009
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 6th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2009
Top 15 Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 3rd)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers' Survey 2009
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 8th)
Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards, Readers'Survey 2009
Amongst the ‘World's Most Exclusive Hotels’ Forbes.com, World's Most Exclusive Hotels 2009
Best Hotels and Resorts in the World Forbes Traveler 400, The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts 2009
Winner of the Sustainable Destinations Award Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) 2009 Sustainable Hotel Awards
Amongst best hotels in Asia The Ultratravel Top 100 Awards, Readers’ Poll 2009
Top 10 Luxury Hotels in India
(Ranked 5th)
TripAdvisor, Travelers’ Choice Awards 2009
Top Hotels in Asia for Service
(Ranked 5th)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2009
Amongst nominees for the 'Hotel of the Year' award Virtuoso, Best of the Best Awards 2008
Top 100 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2008
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 4th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2008
Top 50 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 2nd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards, Readers’ Survey 2008
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 4th)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards, Readers’ Survey 2008
Top International not Urban Hotel
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveler, Spain, Readers’ Choice Awards 2008
Best Hotels and Resorts in the World Forbes Traveler 400, The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts 2008
Best Hotel Spas in Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
(Ranked 1st in India)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers' Spa Awards 2008
Best Hotels in the World for Rooms:
Amongst those with score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2008
Best Hotels in the World for Service:
Amongst those with score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2008
Best Hotels in the World for Location:
Amongst those with score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2008
Best Hotels in the World for Design:
Amongst those with score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2008
Best Hotels in the World for Food:
Amongst those with a high score
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2008
Top Small Hotels in the World:
Amongst hotels with the 2nd highest score
Zagat Survey, World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas 2007-2008
Top Service in the World:
Amongst hotels with the highest score
Zagat Survey, World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas 2007-2008
Top Rooms in the World:
Amongst hotels with the highest score
Zagat Survey, World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas 2007-2008
Top Facilities in the World
Amongst hotels with the highest score
Zagat Survey, World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas 2007-2008
10 Leading Small Hotels, Resorts & Inns in the World
(Ranked 6th)
Zagat Survey, World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas 2007-2008
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards, Readers’ Survey 2007
Top Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 1st)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards, Readers’ Survey 2007
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 2nd)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2007
Top Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 1st )
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2007
Top Hotels in the World for Service
(Ranked 7th)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2007
Best Hotels and Resorts in the World Forbes Traveler 400, The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts 2007
Asia’s Leading Suite:
The Kohinoor Suite
World Travel Awards 2007
Grand Award Winner:
World’s most captivating hideaways
Andrew Harper’s Hideaways Report 2007
Best Hotels in the World for Service:
Amongst those with a score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2007
Best Hotels in the World for Rooms:
Amongst those with a score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2007
Best Hotels in the World for Design:
Amongst those with a score of 100
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Gold List 2007 
The World’s Best Hotels Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, 2007
Top Hotels in Asia for Service
(Ranked 3rd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Service Awards, Readers’ Survey 2007
Best Hotels in the World for Service
(Ranked 1st)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, The Gold List 2006
Top 100 Hotels in the World
(Ranked 3rd)
Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards, Readers’ Survey 2006
Top 75 Hotels in Asia
(Ranked 5th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Award 2006
Top 25 Spas in the World
(Ranked 14th)
Condé Nast Traveller, UK, Readers’ Spa Awards 2006
Best Hotels and Resorts in the World Forbes Traveler 400, The Best Hotels and Resorts in the World 2006
Asia’s Leading Resort World Travel Awards 2006
101 Best Hotels in the World Tatler Travel Guide 2006
Top Resorts in Asia
(Ranked 6th)
Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Readers’ Choice Awards 2005
Best New Hotels / Resorts Discovery
(Ranked 3rd)
Gallivanter’s Guide, Award for Excellence 2005
Hotel of the Year 2003 Gallivanter’s Guide, Editor’s Choice Award 2004
The Best Destinations of 2003 Forbes magazine 2004
Best Suites Award Elite Traveler Award 2004
Top 50 Coolest New Hotels in the World Condé Nast Traveler, USA, Hot List 2003
Winner of Spa Sanctuaries Category Harper’s Abroad Travel Supplement 2003
Best New Hotels in the World Condé Nast Traveller, UK, The Hot List 2003
101 Best Hotels: New Sensations Tatler Travel Guide 2003
‘One in a Million’ Rating Gallivanter’s Guide 2002
100 Fabulous Places for 2001
(Ranked 12th)
Travel + Leisure 2001