I booked a room at Hotel Kings Inn but as they didn't have a room available, they forcefully took me to their other property "Hotel Taksh Inn".
After waiting in the lobby for about 30 minutes at 11:30pm at Hotel Taksh Inn, the receptionist asked me to present my ID.
After about a minute the manager of the property comes up to me and says "this is a Delhi ID and it has a Delhi address.. so we cant accept this"
He then asked me to present an international ID. I presented the official ID of UAE and they rejected that as well since it has no address on it. I also showed them my passport and they dint accept that as well because they dont "allow people with Delhi ID's and addresses to stay" which is apparently a rule by the Delhi Police.
It was a really sad experience and the managers had no sense of logic. He said no where in Delhi can people with Delhi addresses on their ID's stay in hotels of Delhi NCR region.
Talk about stupidity.
Imagine having around 40 kgs of luggage and the hotel you booked says sorry you dont have an ID with an address other than Delhi.
Thankfully, right opposite Taksh Inn, i found a gem of a place called Hotel Hill Palace..cheaper rates,professional staff, cleaner and doesn't stink. And they also accept peoples ID's with Delhi addresses :) .
Avoid any hotel affiliated with this group of hotels.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel is strategically located near the prime location in Delhi. Well spaced Rooms featuring a Modern Design with Marble and natural wood flooring, Walk In Shower cubicle, work desk & High Speed Internet Access. ... more less