Colonel's Retreat is an outstanding, family run B&B located in a leafy residential area of South Delhi known as Defence Colony. Started and managed by a couple who themselves are frequent global travellers, you can be assured of the highest standards of comfort and hospitality.
Several tourist attractions including Humayun's Tomb, Lodhi Gardens, Nizamuddin Auliya, Bahai Temple are just a few minutes away from the property. Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station is also a relatively short distance away. Defence Colony Market is a 5-minute walk and is teeming with excellent restaurants, bars and cafes. Shopping markets like South Extension, Lajpat Nagar, Greater Kailash, Khan Market and Sarojini Nagar are within easy reach.
The Standard Rooms are well furnished with understated elegance. Modern amenities like air-conditioning, cable TV, refrigerator, electronic safe, room air purifiers, tea/coffee maker are present in every room. Wi-Fi access is provided free of charge. Each room has an attached modern bathroom with hair dryers. All rooms open on to a tastefully decorated, semi-private open floor lounge with original art. Home-style food, fresh and made to order according to family recipes is served to guests. Enjoy homemade jams and marmalade, home baked multigrain bread and the fabulous Banana bread which has become well known across the world! In good weather, a la carte breakfast and dinner are served on the lovely rooftop with a view. Dining under the stars is certainly an unusual experience in New Delhi! Cookery demonstrations are available led by Meena and her team of talented home chefs.
A second property, Colonel's Retreat 2, has now been opened to guests in New Delhi. Located a short distance from the original property, it provides additional rooms of the same standard with guests receiving the same high quality care and attention for which they have become so well known for.
For a homely, comfortable stay at a reasonable price, Colonel's Retreat is our recommended place to stay in New Delhi.