10 best hotels in India, according to people who've checked in

Here's TripAdvisor's list of best hotels in the country so you don't have to wonder where to stay.

10. Chandys Windy Woods, Chithirapuram
Set on a hill just a stone’s throw from Munnar, Chandy’s Windy Woods looks like a set of rectangular blocks cascading down a lush green mountain. Inside the stunning five-star hotel spells chic elegance as it doffs its hat to the elements of nature and local culture. The location also means the views are unrestricted and spectacular.

9. Evolve Back, Hampi
Evolve Back, which was earlier known as Orange County, has three properties in the list of the ten best hotels in the country. At number nine is its Hampi property that stands against the backdrop of rugged forests and boulders in the ancient city of Hampi.

8. The Oberoi, New Delhi
Located at the heart of India’s capital, The Oberoi’s interiors are a contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi architecture. Lutyens’ design also inspires the architecture of its 220 rooms and suits, all of which feature large picture windows offering views of Delhi Golf Course on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Humayun's Tomb on the other.

7. Wildflower Hall, Shimla
The romantic Windflower Hall in Mashobra is the kind of hotel you check into so you don’t have to leave for the entire duration of your stay. Breathtaking rooms and idyllic settings are just two reasons that make Windflower Hall among the best hotels in India.

6. Evolve Back, Kabini
Inspired in design by the tribal villages and stepped in local culture Evolve Back, Kabini offers a wildlife and luxury experience like no other resort in the region does.

5. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
When it was a home to the maharaja, the grand sandstone structure was one of the largest private residences in the world. Today, the exclusive Umaid Bhawan Palace is a hotel, which means you can experience the same luxuries that were once restricted to the royals of yore.

4. Trivik Hotels & Resorts, Chikmagalur
The charm of this stunning property spread over 38 acres of coffee plantation is its location, facing the breathtaking Mullayangiri Hills. Trivik, with its warm hospitality and sweeping views of the valley, doesn’t just make for a great getaway, but also a luxurious one.

3. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
We could tell you about the beautiful property that is the Oberoi Amarvilas or we could tell you it’s the only hotel in the world from whose rooms you can see the Taj Mahal. Surely, you’d like to wake up to that every day!

2. Evolve Back, Coorg
Hugged by Cauvery and set amidst the verdant forests of Coorg, Evolve Back is a 300-acre working plantation resort where luxury meets wildlife.

1. The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur
Regal interiors, 32 acres of gardens, sunken marble baths and air-conditioned tents, romantic villas and private pools mark the grand opulence that was once the privilege of the Rajput Princes. Today, it can be yours for the day, week, fortnight or more.