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TripAdvisor Announces Travellers' Choice Awards for Heritage Hotels

Oct 30, 2014   17:33 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Rajasthan tops the list 3rdtime in a row with 9 winning hotelsfrom the state

Kerala takes the second spot with 6 winning properties against 4 last year

Uttarakhand and West Bengal also register improved presence this year with 3 and 2 properties respectively

Imperial Hotel is the only winner from New Delhi


TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2014Travellers’ Choice®Awards for Heritage Hotels. The list recognises top 25 heritage properties in India, based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers.


Nikhil Ganju, Country Manager, TripAdvisor India says,“Congratulations to the winning hotels. TripAdvisor’sTravellers’ Choice Awards for Heritage Hotels recognize the best heritage properties in the country, and we are proud to honor the winners who have painstakingly and lovingly conserved these properties that have immense historical and cultural significance.”


Among the states, Rajasthan retains the title of the ‘official heritage state’followed by Kerala on the second spot though the number of properties from Rajasthan has come down to 9 this year from 12 in 2013.It is interesting to see Uttarakhandand West Bengal solidifying their presence with the former securing 3 wins this year vs 2 in 2013 and the latter securing 2 wins vs 1 last year. On the other hand, Himachal Pradesh notched only 1 win this year vs 2 last year.


Hotels that went up the pecking order:

UmaidBhawan Palace Jodhpur, Rajasthan moves to #1 position from #2 last year

RawlaNarlai, Rajasthan moves remarkablyto 3rd spot from 16th in 2013

KalmatiaSangam Himalaya Resort, Uttarakhand moves to #8 from #21 last year


For the complete list of winners from the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Heritage Hotels, as well as reviews and candid traveller photos, go to:


To see the other 2014 Travellers’ Choice winners visit:

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Hotels-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Islands- 

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Beaches-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Hotels with Exceptional Service-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Landmarks-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Amusement Parks & Water Parks-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Zoos-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Aquariums-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Museums-

Travellers’ Choice Awards for Restaurants-


About TripAdvisor:

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 *Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, Q1 2014

 **Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q2 2014; does not include traffic to


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