A very affluent neighbourhood, Defence Colony is primarily a residential area located in South Delhi. The area was built in the 1960s for providing housing societies for retired defence personnel and is situated close to major attractions in the city such as Lodhi Gardens, India Gate, Parliament House and Delhi Zoo. If you plan for a short term stay in Defence Colony, you’ll be residing amidst many upscale restaurants, coffee shops and branded stores. The area is quite safe and peaceful. Other prominent South Delhi districts are easily accessible from here. During your extended stay in Delhi, do not miss the chance to explore this area and enjoy the delights of browsing and shopping at exclusive stores and indulge in some innovative cocktails and finger licking street food.
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There is no shortage of good places to stay in Defence Colony as the area is home to up-scale bungalows, independent houses and apartments, making it one of the most preferred residential areas in South Delhi. Property prices are quite high in this area as compared to other similar neighbourhoods nearby. Many beautiful parks, educational institutes and colleges are at the heart of this area, making it a desirable place to stay. Our premium serviced apartments in Defence Colony are well equipped with modern amenities and decorated beautifully to make the stay of our guests absolutely relaxing and enjoyable. We also offer corporate accommodation options in Defence Colony to suit the specific budget and taste of our guests.
Also called as ‘Def Col’ by locals, Defence Colony area is a posh Delhi colony occupied by affluent families. The area is surrounded by other major neighbourhoods in the city like Lajpat Nagar, Lodhi Colony, South Extension and Greater Kailash 1. Defence Colony is home to many interesting markets and multi-cuisine restaurants. You’ll find a great selection from over 20 coffee shops and restaurants, which are packed on weekends. Today, the area boasts of exclusive boutiques for Indo-Western fusion attire and is a popular locale for luxury shopping for ‘brides to be’. Newly opened designer stores, offers a completely shopping experience for locals as well as tourists.
Centrally located, the area is well connected by various modes of public transport like bus, auto, cab and metro. The nearest metro station is Lajpat Nagar and you can walk up to the neighbourhood by crossing the road using the overhead bridge. Attractions like Lodhi Garden is just 10 minutes away if you take a cab or an auto. India Gate is just 25 min away if you travel by bus and will take 15 min if you travel via cab. To reach Defence Colony from Indira Gandhi International Airport, travel by metro as it will only take 38 mins and it is very economical as well.