Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Gujarat Tourist Information

Being a prominent centre of trade and commerce, Gujarat is thronged by business visitors round the year. The state also enjoys a huge influx of leisure travellers every year. There are scores of hotels and resorts in Gujarat that cater to accommodation requirements of these visitors. There are around fourteen Heritage Hotels sprawled all across the state. Located near major landmarks and important tourist destinations, they are preferred choice of tourists looking for an extravagant vacation.

Apart from the Heritage Hotels, Gujarat also has many Luxury hotels with well-appointed suites and personalized services. Most of these hotels are located close to business and commercial establishments and are frequented by upper middle class and middle class business travelers. There are also many budget hotels in Gujarat that provide a host of modern amenities to guests at very affordable rates.

Hotels & Resorts in Gujarat

Star Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Nilambagh Palace (Heritage)
Nilambag Palace City
Bhavnagar, Gujarat - 364 002
Tel: +91-0278-2424241,2432295,2429323
Fax: +91-79-2428072

The Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad
International Airport Circle, Hansol
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 382 475
Tel: +91-79-6666-1234
Fax: +91-79-6666-4444

Le Meridien
Near Nehru Bridge
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 001
Tel: +91-79-2550-5505
Fax : +91-79-2550-5501

The Gateway Hotel
Akota Gardens
Vadodara, Gujarat - 390 020
Tel: +91-265-6617676 / 2354545
Fax: +91-265-2355010

The Gateway Hotel
Ambika Niketan
Athwa Lines, Surat Dumas Road
Surat, Gujarat - 395 007
Tel: +91-261-6697000
Fax: +91-261-2227294

Budget Hotels

Kingsway Hotel
Near Relief Cinema
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 001

Crown Hotel
Near Choice Restaurant,
Swastik Cross Roads
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 014

Ashish International
Lal Darwaja, Unapani Road
Behind Resham Bhawan
Surat, Gujarat

Hotel Oasis
Varachha Road
Near Vaishali Cinema
Surat, Gujarat

How To Reach


The state of Gujarat has 10 domestic airports. All major airlines like Air India, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Spice Jet, Air Deccan, Kingfisher Airline, Go Air operate daily domestic flights to cities like Delhi, Mumbai and other important cities in India from here. The only international airport of the state is located in Ahmedabad. Airlines like Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Air India, Indian Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines operate frequent international flights to different countries in Middle East, Europe and America from the Ahmedabad airport.


Gujarat has an excellent railway service. Due to the presence of broad gauge lines, the network within the state is very effective. Important trains ply between railway stations within the state and facilitate internal transportation. Apart from being connected to each other by rail network, cities like Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat are connected to different cities in India via trains. There are regular trains that easily link Gujarat to metros like Mumbai and New Delhi.


Gujarat has one of the best road networks in the country. The state has a total road length of 73,397km, with the National Highway stretching to a length of 1,572 km. Gujarat State Transport Corporation operate regular bus services that connects Gujarat to all the major cities within and outside the state. A large number of Interstate buses and private luxury coaches (AC/ non AC) are also available that links various cities of Gujarat with cities in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan.


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