Impressive lobby area, good breakfast area but the room wasn't quite a 5 star experience. Odd musty smell as there was really poor ventilation. This made my clothes smell when I put things in the wardrobe so I ended up storing everything in my case.
We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. The staff were very accommodating and nothing was too much trouble for them. There were one or two small issues regarding the pool that only had 6 sun beds and the tours available only had very few options which didn't have fliers to promote them.
Didn't have room ready when we arrived even though it was later in the evening. Wanted to change our hotel instead of this one we booked to one further out. Finally got a room which was too small for 3 people. They wanted just to put a mattress on the floor instead of an extra bed but we refused.
We were in Mumbai for three nights. For a budget hotel in India the accommodation was comfortable and clean and the staff were very helpful and pleasant. The restaurant attached to the hotel was used for the included breakfast and we ate our evening meals there too as the food was good (as long as you like Indian food) and the place was licensed. There is a Starbucks just opposite and the hotel faces the back of the famous Taj Mahal Hotel, so that even though we weren't living in the lap of luxury, we could at least see people who were! Locationwise, it is a short walk to the India Gate and and to the shopping areas, art gallery etc., so except for a half-day tour of Mumbai to see the sights we were able to get around without transport.
This hotel is good enough but the location is very good. It is right on the water within a few minute walk of the Gateway to India. The staff was helpful. Be prepared to pay for Internet that expires after you log in one time so use it up at one time. Staff was very helpful, got me a driver for my 2 days in Mumbai.
Colaba, situated at the southernmost tip of Mumbai, is one of the most exciting places in the city. Colaba Causeway is a tourist hub which runs parallel to the Gateway of India, which has always been a hot vacation destination. When in Colaba, visit the Prince of Wales Museum and the Regal Cinema, one of the few old movie theatres in service in the city of Mumbai. There are numerous shops and sidewalk stalls that deal in costume jewellery, t-shirts, low-priced leather goods, semi-precious stones, authentic Indian ware, as well as Kashmiri carpets and shawls. It's best to visit several shops while exploring all of the opportunities for a good deal and negotiating on price. The causeway is also lined with food kiosks, restaurants, and cafes. Leopold's Cafe & Bar and Cafe Mondegar are some the most famous restaurants in this area.
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