Gurgaon - A Brief Outline of Accommodation


The city of Gurgaon; an important town with historical reference in the ancient Hindu mythology is an important financial and industrial town in the northern state of Haryana. Gurgaon is one of the four important satellite cities which are situated around the capital city of the country; Delhi and is home to various multinational companies and is one of the major back office centres for numerous global companies. The per capita income for people living in Gurgaon is third highest in the country and according to a survey Gurgaon is considered as the best place to live and work in. The historical reference of Gurgaon is related to a legend that this city was the ancestral village of Guru Dhronacharya; the erstwhile guru of the Pandavas and the Kauravas.

In the past couple of decades; Gurgaon has undergone major developmental changes and with the re structuring of tax laws by the government of Haryana, Gurgaon has become a major centre for most of the multinational companies seting up their units in the city.

This has led to influx of a lot of people into the city and there is a substantial population of expatriates also setting up their base in Gurgaon. Being an important business and commercial centre and being at a stone throw distance away from the capital of the country; the city of Gurgaon enjoys a lot of demographic advantages with its location. It is a perfect relocation solution for people who have been tired of living in the busy and over crowded capital city, New Delhi, plagued with various infrastructure related problems. This has led to development of new Gurgaon which has been primarily developed by private real estate players.

The advantage with private sector real estate development is that they have unearthed and eradicated all the problems like accommodation for visitors coming into the city and planned their development accordingly. There is no dearth of accommodation options in the city of Gurgaon with all major players of the hotel and tourism industry setting up their projects here. Hotels like the “Oberoi Trident”, “Leela”, “Crowne Plaza”, “West Inn” and “Galaxy” are some of the choicest 5 star hotels which are currently operating with Gurgaon. Apart from these there are various budget hotels like the “ITC Fortune”, “IBIS” and “The Bristol” in the city which are catering to different segment of travelers who come into the city.

Primarily; the influx of travelers in the city of Gurgaon is for business or commercial purposes. Keeping in mind the accommodation needs and requirements of an average business traveler, there are various players who offer service apartments and guest house accommodation services in Gurgaon. With the capital city of Gurgaon gearing up for the forthcoming “Commonwealth Games” in the year 2010; city of Gurgaon will be major centre for providing accommodation solutions for all the tourists coming into the country for the games. This has lead to further development of hotels and similar projects which are in various stages of construction and will provide additional accommodation options in various budget categories for the tourists in the city of Gurgaon.

Note:- If you are searching for a unique place to stay in Gurgaon, better than a Gurgaon hotel or bed and breakfast in Gurgaon, then you should go for A Village Retreat - a Unique tented Boutique hotel with a climbing tower, an obstacle course and a Hookah