Located in South India on the Deccan Plateau at a height of over 914 metres above sea level, Bengaluru is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major cities of India. Bengaluru is known as the "Garden City of India" because of its gentle climate, greenery and many public parks and lakes.
Bengaluru is also renowned as the "Silicon Valley of India" because of the large number of IT companies located within the city.
The city hosts a biennial air show and aviation exhibition at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, which is organised by the Ministry of Defence.
Entering India by air or land is relatively straightforward and involves standard immigration procedures. For more information, please visit www.boi.gov.in.
View visa requirements from the Ministry of External Affairs of India
The Indian currency is the Rupee. Banknotes come in denominations of 5; 10; 20; 50; 100; 500; 1,000; and 2,000. Rupee coins are available
in denominations of 1, 2, 5 and 10.
Here are the most recent exchange rates for
some common currencies.
INR 1 equals:
United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)
Australian Dollar (AUD)
British Pound (GBP)
Japanese Yen (JPY)
US Dollar (USD)
Here are the most recent exchange rates for some common currencies.
service tax of 8.40%, luxury tax of 12%, Krishi Kalyan Cess of 0.30% &
Swachh Bharat Cess of 0.30% will be applied to all room bills.
a Value-Added Tax of 14.5%, service tax of 5%, Swachh Bharat Cess of 0.20%,
Krishi Kalyan Cess of 0.20% and taxes on the service charge of 1.03% on Food and Beverage purchases.
*Government taxes are subject
to change without prior notice.
Guests are permitted to tip at their own discretion.
Bank Hours 10am - 4pm
Office Hours9am - 6pm
Shop Hours11am - 7pm
Quality medical services are
readily available in Bengaluru.
The hotel recommends that guests drink bottled water only.
When visiting religious places it is recommended to dress conservatively.
Generally, smart casual or formal business attire is normally worn.
Bengaluru has one of the mildest climates in India, but it's weather can be unpredictable. Typically the monsoon season lasts from June to
Bengaluru residents are used to carrying both an umbrella and
sunglasses to be prepared for all situations.
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Kannada
Time ZoneGMT + 5.5 hours
Mobile PhonesGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
No 56-6B Palace Road, Bengaluru, 560052, India
T:(91 80) 4512 6100
F:(91 80) 4512 6199
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