Travelling on a budget no longer means having to settle for less than comfortable, dilapidating lodges or compromising on privacy at rustic bed and breakfasts. The Ginger hotels by the Tata Group have revolutionised budget travel in the country, offering both leisure and budget travellers the comforts of a luxury travel on a budget!
Established in 2003, the Ginger hotel chain is a leading name in branded budget hotels in the country, having introduced the first of its kind “Smart Basics” chain that provides all the essentials for a comfortable stay while being easy on the pocket. Run under the expertise of the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) which has an illustrious history in the hospitality industry, having operated the luxury Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces, the company seeks to provide comforts similar to the experiences at their luxury properties without compromising on affordability and quality. In 1903, IHCL inaugurated India’s first luxury hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, and more than a century later, has continued to be a pioneer in the Indian hospitality industry with 34 branded budget Ginger hotels in 29 cities in the country, including major cities like Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Goa, Mumbai, Nashik, and Ahmedabad. Developed in association with legendary corporate strategist CK Prahalad, Ginger hotels today are a hit among both the leisure and budget traveller.
Comfort and Affordability
This multiple award winning chain of three star-hotels is an ideal choice for anyone looking for a unique blend of affordability, quality and comfort. With properties all over India, your Ginger hotel booking is guaranteed to afford you all the comforts essential for a pleasant stay at prices that have you constantly questioning it in utter disbelief. The Ginger hotels take their tag line “Stay Smart” very seriously. Every Ginger property in the country offers smart, well-though-out facilities that are comforting, welcoming and importantly, great value for money. So what should you expect on your next stay at a Ginger property? Tastefully done up rooms, a welcoming ambience, clean and hygienic washrooms, courteous staff, all day hot and cold running water, newspaper stands on well-lit corridors and ironing boards just to skim the surface. What’s more, you can choose to avail high speed internet connectivity at their dedicated net-zones, have your laundry washed and crisply ironed through their efficient laundry service and squeeze in your daily work out at their gym.
Delicious food is an essential part of a great stay, and on this front to the Ginger Hotels cut no corners. You will be left spoilt for choice with the delectable fare that The Square Meal and Red Salt (All Day Dining), the Ginger group’s flagship restaurants offer. Equipped to satisfy any food craving with a variety of cuisine choices, these restaurants will ensure you have a wholesome and appetizing meal, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner, at prices easy on the pocket, a theme that may be fairly evident by now! If you are one who is too lazy to get out of bed, order-in instead.The cheerful and efficient room service staff are guaranteed not to disappoint!
When staying at the Ginger hotels, budget travel does not have to involve compromises over comfort and space. Choose between single rooms (if you are travelling solo), twin rooms with comfortable twin beds, double rooms, family rooms and even special rooms for persons with disabilities. Each room comes with air-conditioning, LED flat-screen TVs with over 100 24-hour satellite channels, free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, coffee maker and a complimentary sachets of tea/coffee and a wardrobe and luggage rack.
The Pleasure of Doing Business
For the business traveller on a budget, the Ginger hotels offer small conference rooms ideal for seating about 8-10 individuals. Equipped with high-speed internet, the conference rooms are an ideal choice for small meetings.
The newest member of the illustrious Taj group, you are allowed high expectations of Ginger Hotels, and they’ve got the recognitions to keep you expecting more too. Winner of the Outlook Traveller Award for “Best Budget Hotel” for three years, the hotel chain is also a recipient of the Lonely Planet “Best Value Hotel: Indian” award for 2011-12 and 2012-13. The hotels have also be consistent winners at the Golden Star Awards that recognise and reward excellence in hospitality and food.
If you are looking for budget hotel but do not want to compromise on comforts, the Ginger hotels are without doubt, the best choice in the country! Equipped with everything you need and nothing you don’t, the Ginger hotels hotel booking epitomise comfort and convenience at unbelievable prices. Book Ginger Hotel online on HolidayIQ for the best deals!