The Oberoi, New Delhi, reflects the capital city's spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication. Recognised as a pioneer and an icon amongst luxury hotels in India, The Oberoi, New Delhi was the first hotel to offer a 24 hour personal Butler service. Its exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make it amongst the most graceful and elegant downtown hotels in Delhi. The Oberoi, New Delhi is ideally located in the city center near government offices, shopping, financial and business districts. The hotel is a 45 minute drive from the airport and a few minutes away from the international exhibition grounds of Pragati Maidan and many Embassies. The Oberoi, New Delhi offers an exciting range of dining options that include Taipan, a rooftop Oriental restaurant, 360, a celebrated all day dining restaurant offering the best in world cuisine and Travertino, an Italian fine dining restaurant. The hotel is also home to India's first and Delhi's most popular state of the art gourmet store. The hotel's 24-hour Business Centre offers private meeting spaces with a focus on comfort and convenience. Unrivalled in meticulous appointments, refined design details and impeccable service, it offers the best of modern technology. Extensive conference and banquet spaces provide an ideal venue for larger events and meetings. The Oberoi Spa, regarded as one of the best luxury spas in New Delhi, provides a sanctuary of peace in the heart of the city. Highly skilled therapists provide a variety of treatments and therapies ranging from the best in ancient Ayurveda to Aromatherapy. The hotel also offers indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools and a state of the art fitness centre. The hotel rooms offer a panoramic view of the Delhi Golf Course on one side and that of Humayuns Tomb, a World heritage site, on the other. The award winning hotel is ideal for business travel or leisurely holidays to explore the cultural wonders of Delhi. The Oberoi, New Delhi has received the National Tourism Award for the Best 5 Star Deluxe Hotel in the country by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in 2013. NOTICE: The Oberoi New Delhi opened in 1965 and will benefit from a major renovation. All the guest rooms, public areas including restaurants, bar, business centre, spa and shopping arcade, as well as all back of house areas of the hotel will be completely renovated starting 01 Apr 2016. The hotel will cease operations on the same day, and the hotel is expected to be ready for commercial operations latest by 01 Apr 2018. The interior designer of the hotel is Tihany Design, New York whom is well-known for their expertise in interior designing of the finest luxury hotels around the world like Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, One & Only Cape Town, and The Beverly Hills Hotel, to name a few.