Location: The elevated position of the Dal View provides unbeatable mountain and Dal Lake panoramas.
History: This hotel offers unique traditional experiences to help guests enjoy local history and culture.
Service: The superlative hospitality of Taj Hotels extends to this property, with butlers and concierge services available round the clock.
A state-of-the-art retreat located 1730 feet (527 meters) above sea level, the Vivanta by Taj – Dal View is one of India's most spectacular properties. Perched on a hill above Dal Lake and built from local timber and painted in warm, earthy colours, the resort evokes the spirit and ethos of the valley. The Vivanta by Taj –Dal View features eighty-two spacious, intimate rooms and suites spread across six acres, all offering the latest in-room technology, king-sized beds, electronic safes, internet access, LCD televisions, and a work desk. Dining options include Jade Dragon, which serves Sichuan, or southwestern Chinese cuisine; Latitude, an all-day eatery serving local specialties; Easy, a creative, fun cocktail lounge; and Rhythm, a stylish tea lounge. Vivanta by Taj – Dal View is only 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Srinagar International Airport.
The spacious and luxurious rooms of Dal View offer guests stylish and cozy accommodations with all modern traveler conveniences. Stunning views encompass the mountains and the village below, with private terrace and outdoor seating for guests to fully capitalize on the Vivanta’s picturesque location.
Offering 600 square feet of space, these rooms feature elegant interiors with carved walnut wood details, Jamawar artwork on the walls and Kashmiri carpets on the floors. Rooms include extra-large bathroom with rain shower and separate tub, king bed, Treat Yourself minibar, safe, LCD TV with cable channels, IDD phone, WiFi, iron and ironing board, safe, hair dryer, scales, and a tea and coffee maker. Bathrooms feature Forest Essentials toiletries.
Measuring 500 square feet, these warm and welcoming rooms are decorated with Jamawar artwork and colorful linens and fabrics. Fitted with an extra-large bathroom with rain shower and separate tub, these rooms have a king bed, Treat Yourself minibar, safe, LCD TV with cable channels, IDD phone, WiFi, iron and ironing board, safe, hair dryer, scales, and a tea and coffee maker. Bathrooms feature Forest Essentials toiletries.
Equipped with Life Fitness exercise machines and free weights , the gym is open 24 hours a day, with a personal trainer on hand from 6am to 9pm. Yoga sessions are also offered.
Taj Hotels worldwide offer the comprehensive wellness services of Jiva Spa. Ayurvedic therapies are at the core of Jiva Spa, with Indian treatments, massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, facials, wraps and scrubs offered for ultimate relaxation and restoration.
A beautiful outdoor temperature-controlled infinity edge pool allows guests to swim while enjoying majestic lake and mountain vistas.
This contemporary Chinese restaurant offers spicy Sichuan fare in a stylish and intimate setting. Open for lunch and dinner, specialties here include chicken in Sichuan black bean sauce and lotus stem honey chili.
Chic and casual all-day dining is offered in this restaurant with panoramic views over the lake and mountains. International cuisine is served alongside local Kashmiri, regional and Italian dishes, there's a buffet or a la carte or guests can be treated to a traditional traami feast in a shamiyana tent. Trout from a nearby trout farm and Kashmiri rogan josh are two of the specialties.
This elegant all-day lounge offers light snacks and drinks, including charcuterie and cheese, sandwiches, chocolates and the local tea called kehwa. Gourmet coffees and fruit souffles are some of the specialties here - served against a backdrop of lake and mountain views.