The Oberoi and the Trident
The Taj Mahal Palace
The legendary Taj Mahal Palace and Tower (from Rs 12,000), newly reopened, is a Mumbai institution.
The InterContinental and Marine Plaza
In the Churchgate area, where the stadium is, try the Ritz (from Rs 4500; Tel 91-22-22850500)
The Chateau Windsor
The Chateau Windsor (from Rs 4500) is also very close to the stadium
The Sea Green Hotel
There's also the Sea Green Hotel on Marine Drive (from Rs 4000).
Bentley's Hotel (from Rs 1830) in touristy Colaba is basic but clean.
The YMCA, also in Colaba (from Rs 1500) is a good option, but needs to be booked at least a month or two in advance.
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