Glorious Hotels of IndiaGlorious Hotels of India by Cosmo Samuel Brockway and Harriet Compston. Photography by Karam Puri.

About the Book

Glorious Hotels of India is a luxury illustrated non-fiction book featuring a hand-picked collection of the subcontinent’s most spectacular places to stay. It gives a grand yet intimate tour of 40 properties, with half of the properties being recent openings. The majority have never been featured before in a publication of this kind.

Celebrating India’s splendid heritage while showcasing exciting contemporary design, each subject is captured like a jewel in a box with panoramic detail and portrait shots. Properties include historic palaces,
destination spas, seductive beach resorts and romantic houseboats.


With insightful and meticulously researched material, Glorious Hotels of India is a fresh, dynamic and informed book that captures the zeitgeist of various parts of India and avoids the clichéd.

About the Authors

Cosmo Brockway has been published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and The Independent, amongst others. He co-edited the first official magazine for VisitBritain. Cosmo is now content editor and South Asia specialist
for luxury bespoke travel company, Ampersand Travel.

Harriet Compston is a travel journalist who has completed four editorships: Country & Town House, a Tatler supplement, Absolutely magazines and the official magazine for VisitBritain. She writes for publications including Conde Nast Traveller, Forbes, The Telegraph and Tatler. Exclusive contributions include Judi Dench, Amitabh Bachchan, H. H. the Dalai Lama, Joanna Lumley, Alice Temperley, Nicholas Coleridge, Waris Ahluwalia, Levison Wood, Madhur Jaffrey and Amanda Harlech.

About the Photographer

Karam Puri has published four books and his work has appeared in National Geographic and The Guardian, as well as on the BBC, among many other media outlets.

Get your copy of the book from CMYK Bookstore online and other leading book shops across India.

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