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“Getaway from the hectic week”
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Taj West End
Ranked #17 of 693 Hotels in Bengaluru
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I was booked in the Taj West End for the week while attending am air show. This hotel is situated on a large plot of real estate in the heart of Bangalore and offers peace and quiet. The rooms are spacious, set about among the main building and separate wings. The restaurants are fine, and health club amenities recently renovated, offering a number of training devices. No complaints about this hotel. Yes it is expensive but in my case I was on business travel and did not have to pay out of my own pocket. Definitely worth staying here.

Stayed: February 2013, travelled on business
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip Advisor and for posting your compliments.

We are happy to note that you have had a great stay with us.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again on your next visit to Bangalore.
Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We enjoyed our first two days in India at the Taj Westend. It is the perfect place to recover from a long flight. Two lovely pools, a large garden, bars and restaurants for delicious snacks and meals. Comfy beds...The bathroom, however, let it down a bit, rather old. And my major quibble - when you are paying high prices for your hotel stay you really do expect free internet!

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking time out to review our Hotel on Trip Advisor.

We have shared your feedback regarding internet charges with our team and would like to assure you that the concerns will be certainly addressed. Let me take this opportunity to inform you that we do allow our guests to use internet for about 30 minutes without any charges at our Business Centre. We certainly assure you of improvements for your future visits to our Hotel.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again during your next visit to Bangalore.

Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
General Manager
The Taj West End

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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We were in Bangalore for an industry event, and the hotel was fully booked. Despite a full house of demanding business people, everything went as smooth as Silk. From the time we arrived for our six-day stay, every staff member was friendly, gracious, and helpful. Service in the restaurants was friendly and efficient, the menus were diverse, and the food was generally excellent. Even the housekeeping staff surprised us with daily little touches in the rooms.

Of special note was the service provided by Duty Manager, Devina Mitra. I made the mistake of dressing in the dark, and didn't realize until too late that I had left for work wearing the jacket from one suit and the pants from another. With one phone call to the front office, Ms. Mitra personally went to my room, collected and packaged the correct trousers, and passed them on to a courrier to be brought to our conference. It just doesn't get any better than that.

Overall, we had a wonderful stay. This is a hotel with old world charm and service to match. Highly recommended.

Stayed: February 2013, travelled on business
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip Advisor and for posting your compliments.

We are happy to note that you have had a great stay with us. We have conveyed your compliments to Ms.Devina Mitra.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again on your next visit to Bangalore.

Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
General Manager
The Taj West End

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Reviewed 6 February 2013

well not really amazing but quite decent. I would not rate masala klub as an extraordinary or excellent place for foodies but yes quite a decent one which has all the qualities to meet ur expectations. the staff is too good and courteous... the best part. the signature dish of the khatta pyaz was really different but not for people like us who believe in old indian food.. its for those who want to experiment.
overall good!!!

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled on business
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking time out to review our Hotel on Trip Advisor.

We have shared your feedback regarding your experience at Masala Klub with our team and would like to assure you that the concerns raised by you will be addressed. We certainly assure you of improvements for your future visits to our Hotel.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again during your next visit to Bangalore.

Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
General Manager

The Taj West End

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Reviewed 4 February 2013 via mobile

oasis of calm near the city centre, everything is top notch. great rooms and top class service. fabulous gym with the best equipment and a really good Vietnamese restaurant. it's expensive but worth it.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

Liked the place as it was right in the middle of the city. best of bangalore weather around it. could almost walk to the MG/brigade road.
Nice hotel restaurant, and of course taj quality.
This hotel is very cozy and comfortable. Our room was very well equipped as was the bathroom and we had a good balcony. friendly staff and overall a very nice experience.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with friends
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip Advisor and for posting your compliments.

We are happy to note that you have had a great stay with us.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again on your next visit to Bangalore.

Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
General Manager

The Taj West End

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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We stayed at the Taj West End for two nights prior to embarking on a tour of Southern India and would liked to have stayed longer. We arrived about 5am in the morning and check in was very professional and courteous, they also upgraded our room. The room was full of old colonial charm with a luxurious marble bathroom. We enjoyed a champagne buffet lunch at Mynt and dinner at Blue Ginger, both were excellent, the portions at Blue Ginger are generous and we were advised by the serving staff so we did not order too much food. I couldnt fault anything about this hotel and would love to stay here again one day. Sheer class.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sanjay_Sood_TWE, General Manager at Taj West End, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking out time to review us on Trip Advisor and for posting your compliments.

We are happy to note that you have had a great stay with us.

Look forward to welcoming you back to The Taj West End again on your next visit to Bangalore.

Kindest Regards,

Sanjay Sood
General Manager

The Taj West End

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Address: Race Course Road, Bengaluru 560001, India
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Region: India > Karnataka > Bangalore District > Bengaluru
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Bengaluru
#3 Family Hotel in Bengaluru
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bengaluru
#11 Spa Hotel in Bengaluru
#14 Luxury Hotel in Bengaluru
Price Range: £153 - £281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj West End 5*
Number of rooms: 117
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With 130 years of illustrious history and unparalleled heritage, Taj West End defines the ‘iconic’! 36 kms from the Bangalore International Airport, Taj West End is located at the heart of Bangalore. Started by the Bronson's as a 10-room inn in 1887, this veritable oasis is now home to 117 magnificent rooms, each opening up to a space that allows you to bask in the sun and enjoy the natural environs. All this wonderfully complemented by our award winning restaurants to satiate your culinary desires including Masala Klub, Blue Ginger, Mynt and Blue Bar! Add to this the eight indoor and outdoor venues, each distinct in design, location and view to suit the theme of business and private events alike, a world class concierge service, award winning spa & salon, etc. and signature experiences including the Heritage Walk, Afternoon Tea Ritual and Breakfast under the Raintree, Taj West End is second to none in structure, style, service and delivering on its brand promise of Sincere Care! ... more   less 
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