Al Karim Hotel

5th Tendel Street, Jail Road, Dongri, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, 400009, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $13.00

Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)

India-what a country!

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg


... and bus doors, exit transport whilst it's still moving, exit the wrong doors on trains, frequently walk over train lines, shimmy up coconut trees without harnesses, don't know what hard hats are, welding without goggles, climb down 10ft ladders forwards, fire fireworks 10m from straw roofs, have fuse boxes next to water out let pipes, don't give passengers on motorbikes helmets(although the drivers usually wear them and most do them up too) tyres being changed whilst veihcle ...

The lunch run

A travel blog entry by twovines


... of cold drinks. Revived we continue on, stopping to admire an old Sailor's Home (dated 1876 and now the Maharashtra Police HQ) and the Regal Cinema. A few more art deco buildings including the Royal Bombay Yacht Club and we arrive at the Gateway of India which overlooks Mumbai Harbour.

After a good look round the harbour area we decide it's time to return. It's far too hot to rush anything here. We negotiate a taxi fare and are just about ...

Bombay by night

A travel blog entry by bzmot


Landed safely. Long line at immigration. Hot, humid, stuffy. Two power outages while waiting for baggage. Long wait. Prepaid taxi to hotel €2. Sweet. Carriers fighting for tips. Bags placed on roof rack - no bungee cords, nothing. "not gonna fall? no sir!" Taxi driver clueless as to hotel location despite exact address. Asking for directions a dozen times on the ...

Mumbai, India day 01

A travel blog entry by melbyrnes


... by 'Holy men' who don't want money, just donations.

The Taj Palace Hotel
From the Gateway of India it is a short walk to The Taj Palace Hotel.

I looks much better on the web than in real life. The external facade of the building is now warn and dirty.

Like most city buildings (not only in India) it has fallen to the wear and tear of pollution and age and its exterior has not been kept up to its 'glory ...


A travel blog entry by jackandhenrik

... That night we went for dinner at Leopold's of Shantaram fame and we saw the bullet holes of the 2008 Terrorist attack there. Then it was back to the tailor to try on the finished product, and Daniel Craig would have been proud. The next morning it was up early and we had a quick Starbucks breakfast. To enter the Starbucks you had to go through metal detectors and it was interesting to note how the menu had been tailored for the India taste, but by now that's what we wanted ...


This hotel, located in the South Mumbai area of Mumbai (Bombay), is near Marine Drive, Diveagar Beach, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, and Bhandardara.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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