Opulent setting, extravagant art, elegant menus and thoughtful service, set aside time to indulge in a one-of-a-kind hospitality at the iconic ITC Maurya, New Delhi. Bharti Sharma With an unforgettable taste of magnificent life right in the heart of diplomatic quarter, ITC Maurya – a premier luxury hotelis absolutely the haven of luxury that too the finest. To support this, let me tell you that it is recognized as the favoured ‘Residence for world leaders and global icons’for over decades.Lavishly sleek, from its vast flower-flecked drive to the property’s palatial feel, this is a hotel that likes to make an entrance. The splendid 437 room property epitomizes extravagance and warm hospitality. The eccentric art installations scattered around the area celebrates beautiful niches. The hotel is a paradise for art cognoscente as it houses a significant art collection by great Indian artists such as KrishenKhanna, MF Husain, Yusuf Arakkal, A R Ramachandran, Tyeb Mehta and Akbar Padamsee. It is steeped in a strong sense of place, taking inspiration from the grand Mauryan dynasty in the past. Once you satiate your yearningfor luxury at the lobby, which is little difficult to get over, the room will tinkle you. The elegantly appointed suites are extremely comfortable with king-size bed, smart televisions and every minute item you’ll need during your stay. The rooms are tucked meticulously overlooking the sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, gardens or shimmering pool. If you’re looking to relax, grab your robe. The rather exquisite spaKaya Kalp, offers a number of tranquility-inducing treatments designed to simply unwind in. rejuvenate your mind, body and soul by option for relaxing massages, therapeutic rituals which are crafted using a mix of traditional and modern techniques. With five dining options to whet your appetite, many guests choose to eat in rather than venture outside. Gourmet aficionados are in for a treat at Bukhara, the most celebrated restaurants in India known for its most sumptuous tandoor-cooked kebabs and dal. Dig into an array of noble delicacies made using the freshest ingredients whipped up by the master chefs atDum Pukht, The Pavilion and Tian-Asian. If you’re after relaxation in suave surroundings, the Golf Bar has your answer. Regardless of which restaurant you choose to dine at, rest assured, the flavours will linger on your palate long after you’ve bitten into your last morsel. ITC Maurya promises to make your experience exclusive and intimate with their impeccable service and irreplaceable comfort. Make it happen Where: ITC Maurya, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave New Delhi Fact File:ITC Maurya offers a range of venues to suit every occasion, from the intimate to the grand.Approximate driving distance between ITC Maurya and Airport Terminal 3 is 15 kms.