Best boutique and luxury hotels in India

We’ve discovered your new favourite boutique and luxury hotels in India. Read on to find heritage havelis, restored forts and resplendent palaces…

  1. Tamil Nadu, India

    Visalam

    Style

    Racked with spice

    Setting

    Charming Chettinad

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    Two-for-one dinner in the main restaurant

    Price per night from (ex tax)$113.08

  2. Rajasthan, India

    Narendra Bhawan

    Style

    Modern Maharaja’s manse

    Setting

    Bijou Bikaner

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    One cocktail each

    Price per night from (ex tax)$121.30

  3. Jaipur, India

    Royal Heritage Haveli

    Style

    Modern Maharajah lodge

    Setting

    Retro Rajasthan

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A guided tour of the property, high tea for two (with sandwiches, savoury canapés, a dessert and coffee, tea and juice), and luxury organic soaps

    Price per night from (ex tax)$121.30

  4. Rajasthan, India

    Rohet Garh

    Style

    Fabled family fort

    Setting

    Riding paradise Rajasthan

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A cooking lesson

    Price per night from (ex tax)$125.55

  5. Kerala, India

    Neeleshwar Hermitage

    Style

    Chakra-soothing sanctum

    Setting

    Between the Ghats and the deep blue sea

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine in your room on arrival and a 30-minute boat ride on the backwaters

    Price per night from (ex tax)$150.53

  6. Jaipur, India

    28 Kothi

    Style

    Jaipur gemstone

    Setting

    Leafy Civil Lines

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A high-tea platter at Cafe Kothi

    Price per night from (ex tax)$170.36

  7. Rajasthan, India

    Rawla Narlai

    Style

    Lodge in charge

    Setting

    In the shadow of Elephant Hill

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A free 15-minute massage for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$174.75

  8. Kerala, India

    Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra

    Style

    Cool Keralan cottages

    Setting

    Arabian Sea shores

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A sundowner cocktail each, either on arrival or once during your stay in the Madira bar

    Price per night from (ex tax)$178.31

  9. Kerala, India

    The Lotus

    Style

    Haute’s your boat

    Setting

    Labyrinthine waterways

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine in your suite

    Price per night from (ex tax)$216.18

  10. Srinagar, India

    Sukoon

    Style

    Tradition floats

    Setting

    Mountain-view shoreline

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine and a boat ride on a traditional shikara

    Price per night from (ex tax)$175.32