Banjara Hills is, no doubt, one of the hottest real estate destinations in the city, and add to it the easy accessibility to a few of the best dining places and malls, the higher price tags attached to nearly everything there might not bother you if you know what you're getting.
The chic and high-end Fortune Park Vallabha, an ITC offering, comes with all the adjectives that you would associate with its posh vicinity. With 68 rooms categorised into Standard Rooms, Club Rooms, Superior Rooms and suites, the hotel has spaces designed for a a diverse range of travellers.
The Standard Rooms are accessorised with LCD TVs, minibars, tea/coffee makers, electronic safes and immaculate bathrooms, and come at Rs. 8,000 per night (single bed) (at the time of writing in March, 2011). Throw in some cozy lounging space, a massage chair and your own iron box, and you have the Club Rooms, which are priced at Rs. 11,000 per night (single bed).
But if your trip in the city stretches for more than a day, and you would rather settle into home-like comfort with a study table and a bathtub for yourself, the Superior Rooms (Rs.14,000 for single bed) are what you should opt for.
If you want royal treatment, then the suites (Rs. 18,000), coming with 2 rooms, 2 bathrooms and a jacuzzi bathtub, will not fall short of providing you with a regal experience.
Blending both luxury and contemporary functionality, Fortune comes with 1 Business Centre, 1 Board Room (maximum capacity : 30 pax) and 1 Banquet Hall ( maximum capacity: 120 pax).
The wining and dining facilities of the hotel are adequate, with the multicuisine restaurant Orchids
laying a spread of both local and exotic dishes, and the lounge bar Nostradamus creating a comfortable nook to spend an evening over drinks.
Choose Fortune if names are what matter to you most, and if you're willing to shell out extra bucks for the combined brand equity of ITC and Banjara Hills.