Hotel Balaji Deluxe
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My flight from Singapore to Delhi was delayed by 2 hours. Thankfully my trip monitor let me know that while I was still in bed and I was able to capture an extra hour of sleep. When I eventually woke up I had a relaxing morning of packing, drinking coffee and listening to Ben Howard. The Singapore airport is absolutely unbelievable. Anything you could possibly want to do to occupy your time is available. There are koi ponds, a movie theatre, ...
... spelt. (Side note: having a very amusing time hearing the Indian interpretations of how to pronounce O'Loughlin.) Hotel Shelton's photographer deserves a damn good award, because I don't think I've ever been so hoodwinked by a website. But the staff have been tripping over themselves to help me out with everything, from walking me up the street to a safe ATM, to sorting out my phone service. And after going for a walk up Main Bazaar to check out other hostels in the area, ...
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All in all, this place is one of the places which make the visit to Chandigarh worthwhile.
... on such purchases, so it gets a bit tiring. We have been offered absolutely everything under the sun thus far: necklaces, glittery pens, postcards, small plastic tuk-tuks, Barbie colouring books, some weird brass elephant thing that has a pin come out of it that seems to have absolutely no purpose. The list goes on. My favourite one was the man who approached me and offered me his services as a professional ear-cleaner. He proceeded to whip out his little comment book and ...
... outside the airport, a good welcome sign.We were waiting for our cabbie and guide Brajesh, who was caught in the morning peak hour traffic, which gets cramped most of the times.After an hour wait, warmed by hot chocolate, Brajesh picked up, and we were off for a half day tour of Delhi, sites on the way to our stay (The Pearl) at Karol Bagh.Our first visit, was to the largest minaret in india, the Qutab Minar, a feat of red sand stone, standing majestically, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet