Uniting modern and ancient India, Pune is both an educational hub and a haven for the ancient traditions of yoga and meditation. It bears the hallmarks of a colonial era city with some impressive, crumbling white period exteriors nestled along side glitzy modern shopping plazas. Our pick of the best places to stay in Pune are all ideally situated for its main attractions.
Enjoying a temperate climate it is pleasant place to visit almost all year, even during monsoon. Come around the end of August or the beginning of September for the start of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations: a lively and immersive way to experience the city culture.
From the grand Aga Khan Palace and the 8th century Pataleshwar Cave Temple to the Osho International Meditation Centre there is plenty to see, do and experience in this bustling metropolis. From ancient Indian history and philosophy to modern day culture there is something for all in Pune.
Our pick of the best places to stay in Pune all provide a state of the art stay with modern amenities.
Still not sure which to book? From great value to luxury browse through our list of the best places to stay in Pune to start to plan your trip. Alternatively you can widen the search and check out all our Maharashtra recommendations, or contact one of our friendly gurus for advice.
Great for business travel as well as leisure this property provides chic, modern accommodation including a pool and well equipped gym. Rooms are of a good size and feature excellent bathrooms with large baths. There is an atmospheric bar and restaurant serving multi cuisine and al fresco dining.
A comparatively new, modern thinking hotel group, the O provides chic interiors, with all the amenities of an international chain. Rooms are decorated in earthy colours with bronze accents, large windows and in room baths. There is a rooftop pool and fine dining Japanese cuisine at Harajuku.
A trendy hotel in the heart of Pune. Rooms are spacious and include separate living areas and modern bathrooms. There are several dining options from Kangan serving India cuisine to Prego with Italian delights. As well as an atmospheric rooftop bar, there is a spa and pool. A fun stay for couples.