Best Hotels in Mumbai, India

This is a list showing the best hotels in Mumbai which have been recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews, and we only list hotels which have a review rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.
Mumbai, also known as Bombay, is the capital city of the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is one of the most popular cities in Asia and the world at large. Mumbai is an alpha world city and also ranks as the wealthiest city in India, having the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all the cities of India.
The city is attractive for many reasons such as being the financial, commercial and the entertainment capital of India. The city ranks high on several indexes which makes its attractive to a location of top-level hospitality centers and resorts. The city is also regarded as fast-growing economy generating a significant amount of the industrial output and maritime trade of India; as such, this makes the city very attractive to investors, both foreign and domestic.
The city of Mumbai is a leading city in research and technological development. The city is home to India’s premier scientific and nuclear institutes and also serves the home of India’s Bollywood and Marathi cinema industries.
The city is a melting pot of many communities, ethnicity, backgrounds, and culture, making it diverse and attractive to both migrants and tourists.
Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Mumbai, India.
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What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Mumbai?

Earlier known as Bombay, Mumbai is the heart of India. It is a densely populated city and is also the largest in the country. Mumbai is iconic for the Bollywood Film Industry. Amazing street food, excellent shopping avenues, several worth-visiting places, define the warm city of Mumbai.

Bandra is a popular place as several artists of the film industry reside here. There is everything hipster and artistic about this place. Mumbai's best cafes and tattoo studios are located in Bandra. Two landmark places in Bandra, that one should definitely visit are The Pali Village and the Mount Mary Basilica church.

Another famous name associated with the city of Mumbai is Colaba. It is a historically rich place. One can find elegant Leopold cafes here. There are also a number of bars and eateries to choose from. Colaba Causeway and the Gateway of India attract a number of tourists to this neighbourhood.

This is a lush green area, with beaches all around. It is a cool place to hangout with friends or plan a weekend getaway as well. Mesmerising is what defines Versova perfectly. It is dynamic and vibrant. It is one of the most unique areas of the city.

This place finds a notable mention as numerous Bollywood songs and films have their iconic scenes shot here. Juhu is the life and soul of Mumbai. This area houses the landmark Juhu beach and the famous Prithvi Theatre. Morning scenes of Juhu are indeed charming.

Malabar Hill
Settled at a little distance from the busy and chaotic city life, Malabar Hill is a quiet and peaceful locality.

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4.7 Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai

Hotel The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai


“Foreigners and wealthy Indians choose the Taj over other fancy hotels in town because it’s a beautiful and regal landmark—worth visiting even if you don’t stay here—with views past the Gateway of India to the Arabian Sea.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Mumbai.

4.5 Abode Bombay Mumbai

Abode Bombay Hotel, Mumbai

New York Times

“Abode Bombay is a quirky hotel up the road from the Gateway of India, with 20 chic rooms with lots of Old World charm (but modern conveniences too: guests are loaned local cellphones to use during their stay). The delicious breakfast buffet features local favorites — spinach pakoras, pav bhaji, corn poha — along with made-to-order masala omelettes and egg bhurji.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Mumbai.

4.2 Juhu Residency Mumbai

Juhu Residency Boutique Hotel, Mumbai

Lonely Planet

“The aroma of sweet lemongrass greets you in the lobby at this excellent boutique hotel with an inviting atmosphere (and a fine location, five minutes’ walk from Juhu beach). The chocolate-and-coffee colour scheme in the modish rooms works well.”

4.4 Hotel La Sutra Mumbai

Hotel La Sutra, Mumbai

New York Times

“A few blocks from seaside Carter Road in Bandra, Le Sutra bills itself as an Indian art hotel. Each of the 16 rooms has a different theme — Taal, or ‘beat,’ comes with instruments, bells and a chair fashioned from a drum — and one of the two restaurants, the Mediterranean-inspired Olive Bar & Kitchen is a longstanding go-to hangout for hip Bandra-ites.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Mumbai.

4.1 Rodas Ecotel Mumbai

Rodas Ecotel Hotel, Mumbai


“The eco tag is always a novelty, but the Rodas Powai does live up to it with a very high green quotient. The Rodas has a strict no paper napkin/sachet/plastic policy so you’re encouraged to be a planeteer — reuse towels (hang them up) and sheets.”

4.0 Hotel Marine Plaza Mumbai

Hotel Marine Plaza, Mumbai


“With a breathtaking sea view, lights along the bay, and a flower-laden pool terrace, Hotel Marine Plaza’s Allamanda terrace really is hard to resist. The Art Deco interiors hold another sweet spot — its five-story atrium, with enthusiastically English pub, Geoffrey’s, adjacent to it on the ground floor.”