Grub is courtesy of Chor Bizarre, an Indian restaurant with an accent on authentic Kashmiri food.Ask for a guided tour through the old city, or catch a movie at the beautifully restored art deco Delite cinema next door.Each of the 224 guest rooms are decorated in gentle, earthy colours and fitted with high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs.The Drake The Drake epitomises old-world glamour in every sense of the word.See more hotels on Time Out Chicago Hotel Broadway Built in 1956, Hotel Broadway is a throwback to a time when the split between new and old Delhi wasn't quite as pronounced as it is today.A few rooms were recently refurbished in what can only be described as a bazaar-kitsch style by Catherine Lévy of Tsé & Tsé Associées of Paris. There are a couple of bona fide Delhi classics on the bottom floors, as well: the Bollywood villain-themed bar, Thugs, is one of the few places in the old city where you can get a drink.Which would be a mighty triumph of style over substance, if it didn't seem to work so nicely.
This is not surprising when you consider that its Valley Wing alone offers a high level of luxury, personalised service, a minimum of 50sq meters of space and floor-to-ceiling windows (some with stunning panoramic views of the city).
Guests are greeted by 'Lady American' – a 1920s flapper on the carpet inside each bedroom – and can watch live footage from a webcam on the roof.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the 'Cafe Americain' – a stunning art deco room with Tiffany lamps, stained glass and recently uncovered murals inspired by 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
Citizen M (M for 'mobile') is a new concept for those who want luxury on the cheap.
A little way out of town – though definitely bikeable – this design hotel is stuffed full of iconic furniture (Eames recliners and the like) but not unnecessary grinning staff.