5 Best Hotels in Hyderabad

Hyderabad may be the next Silicon Valley with its growing technological hub called HITEC City. The world’s biggest companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook to name a few have built their offices and campuses there. But Hyderabad also has a rich history under the Mughals and Nizams. This is evident in the Old City’s historical landmarks such as the Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, and Golconda Fort. The 400-year old city is also known for diamond and pearl trade. A couple of days is enough to visit Hyderabad so here’s a list of the best hotels in Hyderabad you can book for a comfortable and luxurious stay.

Luxury (5 Star) Hotels in Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace

Inside Hyderabad’s Old City, the majestic Taj Falaknuma offers guests a regal experience. The chance to stay in the 60-room palace that gives a peek of Hyderabad’s grandeur in the 1890s. From the palace hotel’s gated arch, guests arrive at the hotel’s reception by way of a horse-drawn carriage or a golf cart. Followed by refreshments and a rose petal shower at the grand staircase! Talk about royalty treatment.

The hilltop estate also houses garden courtyards, fountains, restaurants, bar, billiards room, and spa.


Trident Hyderabad

Trident is the perfect choice if you want to stay near the HITEC city of Hyderabad. The hotel is 30 minutes away from the airport and 11 km from the nearest railway station. The contemporary interiors give off a business vibe to the hotel but it is also suitable for families.

Rooms have floor to ceiling glass windows and either has a garden or city view. There is also an open-air pool for guests to enjoy a view. The hotel prides itself as well on their hospitable and helpful staff.


ITC Kohenur, Hyderabad – a Luxury Collection Hotel

Dubbed as the first luxury hotel in HITEC city, it is also one of ITC Hotels newest hotels in India. The hotel is not just swanky but also promotes responsible luxury. Diamond themes can be found throughout the hotel as it is named after the famous and one of the oldest diamond in the world, the Kohinoor. The hotel also blends tradition with modernity as room controls can be changed via a simple touch of a button using an Ipad.

The rooms are spacious and feature amenities that can help guests sleep better like a pillow menu and aromatherapy oils. For best views of India’s next Silicon Valley, head to the rooftop bar.


The Park Hotel, Hyderabad

One of Park Hotels’ properties, the ultra-modern and sleek LEED Gold certified hotel is designed by the same team who designed the interiors of Burj Khalifa in Dubai. No wonder it’s a favorite of local celebrities. The hotel’s design also incorporates the diamond and pearl past of the city along with its future as a tech hub.

Some rooms feature a view of the famous Hussein Sagar Lake and the hotel is centrally located as well. Some guests complain of noise from the nearby railway station though.


The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace

The Westin is another luxury property located inside Raheja IT Park in Hitec City. The 427-room hotel also has three pools and six restaurants and bars. Aside from the chain’s Heavenly Spa, there is also a 24-hour gym which is perfect for business travelers. The rooms are done in neutral colors and the hotel can also host a garden venue event.


How to get to Hyderabad

By Air: Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (IATA: HYD) offers direct flights from major cities around the world. There are also direct domestic flights from all around India.

By Train: There are three major railway stations you can choose from to get to Hyderabad. These are Secunderabad, Hyderabad, and Kachiguda stations.

By Bus: There are many bus operators stopping in Hyderabad and offering different boarding and dropping points.

Where’s your favorite hotel in Hyderabad?


Darlene is currently on the road again and traveling full-time after being an expat/overseas Filipino worker in Qatar. She's rediscovering what it means to travel solo and in her 30s while working on her blogs.