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Hotel Ritz Plaza
Ranked #70 of 100 Hotels in Amritsar
Reviewed 11 May 2010

the hotel is costly and food is not upto it . the rooms are good but the room service are really bad . I will never been on this hotel again

Stayed: March 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 May 2010

Although we are not of the Sikh faith, going to Amritsar was something both the boyfriend and I were looking forward to.When we had guests visiting us who were also interested in going there, we thought
this would be the best opportunity to go. Having heard SO much about the Golden Temple, it was on our list of ’’10 places to see in North India’’. We were not disappointed. There is something so holy about this place - it just hits you in the face. The serenity and the sheer devotion of the people is just something you have to see. An added attraction is a visit to the Wagah Border. I’m telling you, the patriotism in you just rises. Brilliant show by both sides of the border and a complete adrenaline high!! Do go. You won’t be disappointed.

You will however be disappointed with the Ritz Plaza. We were told this was the best in Amritsar. Something tells me that was incorrect information. It looks great from the outside - the inside is not a pretty story.

First, they messed up our reservations. We had booked three double rooms, they offered us three twin rooms. When we protested, a very disinterested bellboy showed us to the double rooms.

The rooms and the general ambiance:
It felt like this hotel was built in 1970 and then the management just forgot to renovate! Not to mention the constant smell of sour milk in the corridors!! The decor of the rooms was very dark. From the upholstery on the couches and the matching bedcovers to the drapes, it looked like a bad 70’s flick.
The showers only gave hot water. If you wanted some cold water mixed in - nope. Not possible. Ask the angry red marks on my shoulders :-(

They have one all-purpose restaurant which doubles up as the coffee shop. And they have a Bar. I must admit that the food was good – although the service was appalling! We ordered 5 chicken burgers and 20 minutes after placing the order, a very sheepish waiter returned telling us to order something else as the burgers were over…(!!?!!) It took 30 minutes to get beer and they had the strangest rules for happy hours!
The buffet breakfast had very cold and congealed food. One of us wanted a cheese, tomato and onion omelette. The cook forgot to put in onions and tomatoes and when he was asked to change it, he just broke open the cheese omelette and added raw onions and tomatoes from the top as garnish! Nouvelle Cuisine wot? :-S

All in all, I don’t know if this is the best hotel in Amritsar…and if it is…name be damned – this definitely ‘aint the Ritz!

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank rajraj01
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Reviewed 5 May 2010

Made a program to Amritsar via shatabdi with friends. We reached at 10 pm so we needed to find the hotel as we all were very tired. We had our supper in a dhaba. The dhaba owner told us about Hotel Ritz. We just went there. Our first impression was not so good as we had to wait so long in the Conference Hall for the keys. After that we slept. The beds were very comfortable and moreover I felt in love with the pillows. The bathrooms were also well kept. But on the other hand I feel that it is a bit expensive. I did not know whether they are having a swimming pool as we never had the time to experience it. The room service was also not good. The room service guy was not even in his uniform.

Thats my mixed opinion about Hotel Ritz.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled with friends
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Thank Nikiniks
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Reviewed 2 April 2010

Its an Ideal place to stay in the heart of Amritsar at a reasonable tarriff...breakfast is complimentary. All the important markets like lawrence road, coper road and Sikh Religious place Golden Temple are close by.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled on business
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Thank shashifirst
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Reviewed 21 March 2010

We reached Hotel Ritz Plaza early morning by the Golden Temple Mail from Delhi, and with trepidation reached the hotel lobby, since our booking was from 12 noon. But to our pleasant surprise, we were greeted with selcome drink and guided to our rooms, since we had requested for early check-in (in case we reached Amritsar early). The travel desk guided us to the places to be seen and we moved on to visit Golden Temple which is a few kms away from the hotel. After spending a good few hours at the Temple, we went to Jalianwala Bagh which is quite in the proximity. As guided by the Hotel's travel desk, we tried our luck to go to Wagah Border and witness the evening parade and succeeded!! It was a momentous experience to be standing on the border of the country without any fear and enjoying parades of the border forces of either of the countries. Having enjoyed to the hilt, we returned to the hotel exhausted and fell asleep soon after a sumptous meal. Next day was our return journey to Delhi and we spent the forenoon shopping / window shopping through the markets of Amritsar. Amritsar is the centre for sports good manufacturing as well as textiles.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled with family
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Thank chatru
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Reviewed 21 March 2010

itz Plaza has many firsts to its credit - being the first centrally air-conditioned hotel in Punjab. In its own history it has hosted a galaxy of who's who, including a visit by the Queen of England. The hotels refurbishment aimed at modernizing and adding comfort to a home steeped in history. Hotel Ritz Plaza is 2 kilometers from Amritsar Railway Station and 12 Kilometers from the International Airport. The most holy Sikh shrine, The Golden Temple is just 10 minutes drive from Hotel Ritz Plaza.Room The Hotel is 21 Kilometers from the Wagha Border checkpost with Pakistan. The hotel is a perfect base for these as well as for sojourns to the Himachal and Kashmir Hills

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled with friends
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Thank hexloads
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Reviewed 1 March 2010

An indian hotel room without a toilet shower!! The service in the restaurant needs lots of improvement! We ordered coffee with breakfast which ended up coming after the breakfast was over. The chooza makhni was very sweet. The service was awful. No waitress would come to attend for a pretty long time. We needed to call the attendant for water and side plates (which are normal routine for their job).

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Address: 45 Mall Road, Amritsar 143001, India
Region: India > Punjab > Amritsar District > Amritsar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #70 of 100 Hotels in Amritsar
Price Range: £26 - £46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ritz Plaza 3.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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