Bangalore is known as the “Garden City of India" because of its gentle climate, broad streets, greenery and the presence of many public parks, such as Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park. Bangalore is sometimes called as the “Pub Capital of India" and the “Rock/Metal Capital of India" because of its underground music scene and it is one of the premier places to hold international rock concerts. In May 2012, Lonely Planet ranked Bangalore 3rd among the world's top 10 cities to visit.
The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi inside it seeks to propagate the life and teachings of Gandhiji. Photostat copies of letters written by him to various personalities of his days can be seen. Gandhi Bhavan is located 10kms from the Hotel.
Located 5kms from the Hotel, it is the similar 17th-century churches in England. This was built for the British Army in 1901 and refurbished again in 1927 after a fire accident. Set amidst Rain trees, Gulmohar and Jacarandas, the church is best known for its majestic dome, porch columns, moulded cornices, large windows and stained-glass floral motifs.
It is India's first Aerospace museum located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises just 2.5kms from the Hotel. Established in 2001, the Museum is part of the HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum and showcases the growth of the Indian aviation industry and HAL for six decades.