So, do you want to know who was the lucky staff who got tipped Rs. 50,000 after their hotel guest checked out? Check out who stays where and why? And then go ahead and book a deluxe suit for yourself....
Windsor Manor Sheraton and Towers
- Former Israeli President Ezer Weizman
- Prime Minister of Singapore Goh Teh Wok
- President of Namibia Sam Njoma
- Prime Minster of Mauritius Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam
The Presidential suite has a spacious duplex style suite with a bedroom jacuzzi, kitchenette, formal dining room, library, formal lounge, bar and a private garden.
Adyar Park Sheraton.
- Former Prime Minister of Italy, Romano Prodi
- Former World No. 1 tennis player Carlos Moya of Spain
- Former World No. 1 tennis player Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia
- India`s tennis champions Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati.
Thirteen suites with two Presidential suites.
The Taj Coromandel
- Just one is enough in this case! - H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II.
There are two Presidential suites with two distinct themes. The Queen stayed at the Indian theme suite, which has a dining room, a lounge, a terrace, a jacuzzi and two big bedrooms.
ITC Maurya Sheraton
- US President Bill Clinton
- President of Argentina Carlos Menem
- AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha Jayaraman
The hotel of choice for visiting heads of state. One plus is the sumptuous Empire style Presidential suite on the 16th floor. The ornately done up suite boasts three bedrooms with an alcove for a study, a separate dining room and a kitchenette. Another BIG plus is the Dum Phukt restaurant where chef Imtiaz Qureshi serves up delicacies that are out of this world.
- Indian President K.R Narayanan
With the beaches of Goa exerting a charm on most travellers, Leela Palace is the ultimate destination for the well-heeled traveller.
Taj Mahal Hotel
- Former US President George Bush,
- Martial arts movie star, Steven Seagal
- The first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong
The Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India and the fažade of the Taj; it`s Mumbai`s holy triumvirate. Suites like the most sought after Rajput, Elephanta and Tata are the preserve of the rich and famous.
- Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
- His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
Quiet luxury and discreet elegance personify The Leela.
- The richest man in the world, Microsoft chief Bill Gates
- Star TV`s head honcho, Rupert Murdoch
- Actor/activist Richard Gere
- Writer/philanthropist Dominique Lapierre
- Sri Lankan cricket team captain Sanath Jayasuriya
The Kohinoor suite is over 1500 square feet and is chock a block with antique artefacts. A jacuzzi, sauna and gold plated bathroom fittings meet all your bathing needs. There is a piano to service any musical inclinations. To feed any hungry stomachs, there is an attached pantry.
The 10th floor of the Oberoi is a ladies floor with a lady butler. Celebrities who have availed of this ladies special are Rebecca Mark of Enron and Prithy Paul of Barclays Bank.
Yes, and if you`re dying to know who left a tip of Rs. 50,000 for a one night stay. It was Kerry Packer. The floor butler got a tip of $1,000 at the Taj, Mumbai.