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Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur voted as the most Romantic Hotel in India by millions of travellers
Kerala home to 3 exotic romantic getaways
New Delhi, February, 2011:  TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest and most popular travel site, with more than 40 million monthly visitors, announced the Top 10 Romantic Hotels in India as part of the 2011 Travellers’ Choice Hotel Awards.
Unlike any other hotel honour in the world, TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Hotel Awards are based on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travellers around the world.
With Valentine’s Day round the corner, couples can choose to getaway at some of India’s best romantic hotels that offer a choice of luxurious indulgence or a chance to be one with nature.
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur tops the list as the most romantic hotel in India. The complete list of Top 10 Romantic Hotels is given below.
Taj Lake Palace,Udaipur - Rajasthan
The Zuri,Kumarakom - Kerala
The Machan & Camp Canopy,Lonavla – Maharashtra
Honeymoon Inn, Manali – Himachal Pradesh
Orange County , Kabini – Mysore
Camp Noel, Munnar – Kerala
The Oberoi Udaivilas,Udaipur – Rajasthan
The Serai,Chikmaglur – Karnataka
Ambassador Resort, Manali – Himachal Pradesh
Vivanta by Taj – Kumarakom - Kerala
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur is not only the most romantic hotel in the country but tops the overall ‘Top 25 Hotels’ category as well. Ideal for couples who have luxury and pampering service on their minds , a weekend at this luxury haven could leave you lighter by INR 17,252 - 41,532(avg nightly rate).
In the words of a TripAdvisor member, “Add this one to a list of things to do before you die. It is very peaceful and tranquil and sometimes feels like you have the whole place to yourself. It is one of the most romantic hotel situated in a lake' The white imposing building in the middle of lake pichola is a sight to behold”.
The list of romantic hotels traverses destinations from Manali & Munnar among the hills to the quaint backwaters in Kerala to exquisite locales in Rajasthan.
While Delhites can take their flashy cars and zoom off to Udaipur which has 2 of the most romantic hotels to offer, Mumbaikars can take a romantic break from the incessant chaos of the city at the secluded Machan & Camp Canopy in Lonavla. As Varun Hooja from the Machan puts it “At The Machan our guests get the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in nature with their companions.”
Bangaloreans can choose from The Serai,Chikmaglur & Orange County,Kabini in Mysore to rekindle their romance as well as head to Kerela which has 3 of the top 10 romantic hotels. Couples from hot & humid Chennai can head to the cool hills of Munnar in Kerala for their romantic rendezvous.
 “Romance is never out of fashion. Whether couples are looking for a Valentine getaway or an anniversary milestone, TripAdvisor travellers recommend these hotels for a memorable romantic retreat,” said Mr. Sharat Dhall, Managing Director, TripAdvisor India.
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For the top hotels worldwide by region and the complete 2011 Travellers’ Choice Awards list, go to
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