Delhi, the capital city of the nation, known for “Dilli Dill Walo Ki” hospitality has a variety of places to visit and explore. Delhi/NCR is also one of the biggest corporate hubs of India and many of our corporate clients seek out venue recommendations to host their team off sites. Based on our experience of conducting numerous such programs, here is a list of our top ten recommended venues in North India.
- The Grand, Vasant Kunj
Source: thegrandnewdelhiNestled in the heart of NCR, The Grand New Delhi is one of the city’s most luxurious five-star hotels. Well-equipped with over 30,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces at your disposal, it is an ideal location for organizing large group offsite meetings and events. Centrally located, The Grand New Delhi is in close proximity to the best the city has to offer – luxury shopping malls such as DLF Emporio, DLF Promenade, Ambience mall, and entertainment destinations, making it a popular location for flagging of an Incredible Race
- The Leela
Source: theleelaEstablished in 2012, Leela Hotel has been able to ignite the rich traditions of Delhi and has successfully made a name for itself on the prime hotel map of the capital. Apart from the hotel’s sizable capacity at 480 rooms, the hotel also houses two outdoor swimming pools, luxurious recreational facilities, and specialty dining options. It also boasts a pillar-less ballroom of 25,000 sq. ft., the largest in a luxury hotel in India and with a total meeting space of 70,000 sq. ft., the Leela can comfortably accommodate 6,000 guests. Each of conference halls can accommodate over 400 people! This makes it possibly the best large group option in Delhi/NCR. Try out the Build a Boat Challenge in the property’s swimming pools!
- Dusit Devarana, New Delhi
Source: dusit.comA unique combination of warm ambiance, exotic location, and top-notch service truly defines Dusit Devarana. Designed to offer an invigorating and relaxing experience, this luxury resort is counted among the top hotels in Delhi and has raised the bar of comfort and lavishness to an altogether new level. A fine selection of meeting rooms, banquet spaces, and picturesque outdoor settings offer you a variety of options for your conferences and events. The unique architecture and landscaping offer great outdoor team building options, a client favorite being the Geocaching Challenge.
- Taj Palace, Dhaula Kuan
Source: tajhotelsNestled in approximately 6 acres of greenery, the Taj Palace Hotel is located in Dhaula Kuan, in one of the most exclusive diplomatic enclaves of the city. Known for its state of the art amenities and premium service, the Taj Palace is often the venue of choice for state dignitaries and senior leadership teams for offsite meetings. The hotel has a total of 9 convention rooms ranging from 400 – 1,100 sq. ft., and a 3200 sq. ft. large single convention centre. The outdoor lawns are well maintained and large enough to accommodate up to 1,600 people during outdoor functions and team building experiences like the Velocipede Challenge.
- Heritage Village Resort & Spa, Manesar
Source: selecthotelsSurrounded by vast acres of lush greenery, Heritage Village Resort & Spa Manesar is a good option for groups who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition to the 114 rooms for accommodation, the resort also has 8 convention halls with 5 boardrooms, making it ideal for breakout sessions. With over 34,000 sq. ft. of lavish outdoor space, it is a suitable venue for conducting high-energy activities like the Team Olympics Challenge.
- Taj Gateway, Damdama
Source: tajhotelsSet in the Aravalli Hills, this upscale resort is 1.3 km from both Damdama Lake and Dream Island. Taj Gateway is the perfect getaway from city life. The resort has massive outdoor spaces for guests to indulge in outdoor team experiences like the Celluloid Challenge and the CSI Challenge. It also has a well-maintained adventure zone that is bound to get your adrenaline pumping. ATV and mountain climbing activities can be setup for participants leveraging the already existing infrastructure. The convention hall can be sub-divided into 3 sections, accommodating over 200 guests, which makes it ideal for groups that need multiple breakout rooms.
- Pullman, Aerocity
Source: PixabayLocated in one of the upcoming conference destinations in New Delhi, the Pullman New Delhi Aerocity is a stone’s throw away from the IGI Airport and business hubs of Gurgaon and New Delhi. This makes it a favourite for groups that have participants flying in from multiple locations. Pullman has introduced a fresh approach to the planning of upscale meetings, conventions, seminars and incentive events. The Hotel has a large banquet facility (approximately 12,712 sq. ft.) that can comfortably accommodate 400+ participants. A particularly popular experience for this venue is the Pixel Challenge.
- Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, Greater Noida
Source: JaypeehotelsBuilt on 9 acres of greenery, this super luxury designer resort in Greater Noida offers great space for ardent golfers and luxurious accommodation and conferencing facilities for corporate groups. Jaypee’s convention centre is built to international standards and backed by state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. It is an ideal venue to conduct outdoor team building activities like the Geocaching Challenge.
- Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund
Vivanta by Taj – Surajkund offers an environment perfectly designed for corporate off-sites, with state-of-the-art business and conference facilities spread over 22,000 square feet. The space features an elegant ballroom, 4 meeting rooms, 2 boardrooms, and a fully equipped business centre.The pillar-less ballroom offers 7,500 square feet of banquet and conference space. The only hall in city offering a three-sided pre-function area, it is equipped with smooth wireless broadband Internet access. One of our most popular team building exercises for this venue is the Cooking Challenge.
- Le Méridien, Gurgaon
Source: lemeridiengurgaondelhincrSituated near the Gurgaon-Delhi border is the Le Méridien. The hotel is well equipped with 285 rooms allowing a comfortable stay for its guests. In addition to the rooms, the hotel can also accommodate over 600 guests in its ballroom with over 30,000 sq. ft. of pre-function area.The Le Méridien allows for residential and non-residential guests to conduct large group meetings and team building events. One of our favourite team building activities for this location is the Juggernaut Challenge. The hotel has the only open terrace in the city that can accommodate up to 1,000 people which is also ideal for conducting the Alchemist Challenge.
What are your favourite venues for conducting your team off-sites in the region? Do join in the conversation.