10 Craziest Party Hotspots For New Year’s Eve

Get out those dancing shoes and, of course, that little black dress. Or wear something bright, something fun and practice those expert moves once again. Great music, food, ambience and wacky themes – all to make sure that you have the craziest time partying this season.

So, what are your party plans again?


MumbaiNew Year parties

By Scott Beale

 One of the most happening cities in India, specially nightlife-wise, Mumbai has a whole host of New Year parties this season. In fact, the New Year parties in Mumbai and Goa are among the most famous New Year bashes in the country. With the weather just perfect, put on your favourite clothes and head out to make the New Year’s Eve absolutely special. You’ll be spoilt for choice with clubs and parties galore, suiting your mood and budget to a tee.


  • The Lalit

 Imagine if you could be at four different cities in one go, and see it come true at the ‘Around The World’ theme at The Lalit. Experience a New York, Las Vegas, Mardi Gras and Indian theme at four different venues within the hotel, in one night. An umbrella entry package for all these four venues would include music, unlimited drinks and a lavish dinner buffet. Party starts at 8:00 PM.

Address: Sahar Airport Road


Maharashtra – 400059

Telephone: +91-22-66992222

Official Website: http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-mumbai/xmas-and-new-year-celebration

Price for two: INR 15,000 approximately


  • The Oberoi

New years gets a wee bit special with George and the Soft Rock Revolution belting out soothing, classical numbers, a delectable array of cuisines and intoxicating beverages. The Eau Bar at Oberoi welcomes you to a grand New year party overlooking the roaring ocean and the inviting horizon. Raise your glasses and dance away into 2013!

Address: Nariman Point




Telephone:  +91-22-66326220

Official Website: http://www.oberoihotels.com/oberoi_mumbai/index.asp

Price for two: INR 13000 approximately


  • The Leela

Welcome the new year as you please with spectacular parties crowding The Leela. Settle in for a grand five course meal or put on your best dress for a night of dancing. From the bustling club six degrees to a peak into the Italian way of celebrating at Stella, the stage is all set for an enthralling new year’s eve party.

Address: Andheri




Telephone:  +91-22-66326220

Official Website: http://www.theleela.com/locations/mumbai/hotel-information

Price for two: INR 15000 approximately



Delhi New Year parties

By Bruce Turner

Razzle dazzle with all the parties around town this New Year in Delhi. With almost every lounge, restaurant, pub and club in the city organising a happening party, you’re sure going to be spoilt for choice. Whatever be your budget, there’s a party in store for you, with the misty, foggy weather adding the perfect backdrop to your crazy night.


  • Kitty Su, The LaLiT

Kitty Su is widely popular for its DJ line-up and happening parties in Delhi. Sway to American House DJ Ian Carey’s awesome tunes while you sip on your favourite cocktails and feast on some fine-dining cuisines. Their New Year bash starts at 10:00 PM and a package for two would include entry, unlimited beverages and a lavish dinner buffet.

Address: Barakhamba Avenue

Connaught Place

New Delhi


Telephone:  +91-11-44447666

Official Website: http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-new-delhi/kitty-su-nightclub

Price for two: INR 13,000 approximately


  • Underdoggs Sports Bar and Grill

Pull up your socks and get ready to play some serious indoor games this New Year’s. Get your family and friends on board and hum along some popular Bollywood tunes. Party starts at 8:00 PM and you can expect an amazing array of unlimited drinks and a dinner buffet.

Address: Ambience Mall at Vasant Kunj and Gurgaon, India

Telephone:  +91-11-49422267

Official Website: http://underdoggs.com/

Price for two: INR 10,000 approximately


  • The Leela Kempinski Gurgaon

 Dance to the tunes of the famous Bollywood composer Master Salim, while you enjoy performances by Claudia Ciesla. Bring your children along and let them have a gala time at the special kids’ zone here. A couple entry ticket here includes high end liquor and unlimited food. Party here starts at 9:00 PM.

Address: The Leela Kempinski Gurgaon

Ambience Island

NH 8, Gurgaon


Telephone:  +91-124-4771234

Official Website: http://www.theleela.com/locations/gurgaon

Price for two: INR 15,000 approximately



Kumarakom New Year parties

By Sean Connors

 This beautiful, awe inspiring backwater town in Kerala is the perfect party destination. From dazzling houseboat cruises to high voltage bashes complete with exotic delicacies and foot tapping music, welcome the festive season amidst the bounty of nature by enjoying your New Year party in Kerala.


  • The Windsor Castle

 The beautiful Windsor Castle is your one stop party destination. Enjoy the Kumarakom backwaters and welcome the new year in grandeur and style. Lively music, exotic buffet, houseboat cruises and the warm hospitality of Kerala awaits you.

Address: The Windsor Castle


Kottayam – 686 039


Telephone: +91-481-2363637/2363638

Official Website: http://thewindsorcastle.net/

Price for two: INR 3500 approximately


  • Vivanta by Taj

 Set along the backwaters, Vivanta by Taj offers you a wonderful holiday. The holiday season will be a wee bit special with the lively parties colouring the property. Amidst the beauty of nature, soothing music and local delicacies, your year end party is in place.

Address: 1/404 Kamarakom


Kumarakom, 686 563


Telephone:  +91-1800-102-3346‎

Official Website: http://www.vivantabytaj.com/

Price for two: INR 8500 approximately


  • The Zuri

 Celebrate the holiday season amidst dazzling natural beauty and a plethora of comforts. The resort organises a grand new year year party complete with exotic delicacies, a fine array of beverages and your very own in house boating experience. With special events marking the new year party, much fun and enthusiasm, this is the perfect spot for an unforgettable welcome into the new year.

Address: V-235, A1-A54, Karottukayal

Kumarakom 686563


Telephone:  +91-481-2527272

Official Website: http://www.thezurihotels.com/kumarakom/

Price for two: INR 4000 approximately



Kolkata New Year parties

By PTGreg

 Kolkata throws its share of electrifying New Year Celebrations! From cool watering holes to happening discotheques, there is a galore of options for making  your New Year party in Kolkata an unforgettable memory.


  • Hyatt Hotel

One of the hottest party destinations in the City of Joy, the Hyatt Hotel organises parties which go on to be the talk of the town. Dance away the last night of 2012 to the crazy beats, sip great cocktails and close the year on a memorable note when you party here!

Address: JA-1 Sector III

Salt Lake City



Telephone:   +91-33-23351234

Official Website: http://kolkata.regency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-kolkata-regency/index.jsp?null

Price for two: INR 6000 approximately


  • Fortune Select Loudon

The discotheque where Kolkata likes to sip its bubbly is a big name on the New Year’s Party circuit. An enviable DJ line up, smoking sizzlers and a memorable night await you at Nostradamus!

Address: Ground Floor

Fortune Select Loudon

Park Street



Telephone:  +91-33-30619400

Official Website: www.fortunehotels.in/hotel/Kolkata-Fortune_Select_Loudon.aspx

Price for two: INR 5000 approximately


  • Plush

When its New Year’s Eve, plush is the place to be. Enjoy the best of music, booze, dinner, snacks, games and crowds when you hop into this place! Could there be a better way to usher in the New Year? We doubt!

Address: 15, The Astor

Shakespeare Sarani



Telephone:  +91-33-22829958

Official Website: astorkolkata.com/

Price for two: INR 10,000 approximately



Udaipur New Year parties

By Cayusa Bart

 Famous for the firework show the city witnesses on the New Year’s eve, Udaipur is fast emerging as one of the best party places in India. Travel to the City of Royals for your larger than life New Year’s party!


  • Hotel Trident

 What happens when your party floor stretches for over 43 acres? You get set for the most mind blowing New Year’s party ever! Say bye to 2012 with a ‘royal’ wave, nibble on scrumptious snacks and dance the night away!

Address: Haridasji Ki Magri




Telephone:  +91-294-2432200

Official Website: www.tridenthotels.com/udaipur/index.asp

Price for two: INR 10,000 approximately


  • The Taj Lake Palace

 A year that starts with utmost luxury passes with the best of it! When you party at the Taj Palace in Udaipur, you will surely be the subject of your friends’ envy!

Address: Lake Pichola




Telephone:  +91-294-2428800

Website: http://www.tajhotels.com/Luxury/Grand-Palaces-And-Iconic-Hotels/Taj-Lake-Palace-Udaipur/Overview.html

Price for two: INR 25,000 approximately


  • Hotel Sheraton

 If deafening beats are not your thing, head to Hotel Sheraton for a soothing musical band performance on New Year’s Eve! What’s more, a gala dinner, fine drinks and picturesque surroundings await you at this dream of a hotel!

Address: Near Fateh Sagar Lake





Telephone:  +91-294-3050000

Official Website: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3589

Price for two: INR 15,000 approximately



Bangalore New Year parties

By Sarah

They say work hard and party harder and no other place takes it more seriously than the IT capital of India, Bangalore. See the techies unleash their wild side at the countless New Year parties in Bangalore.


  • Aloft Hotel

 Want to party but worried about how to keep your kids busy? Head to Xtasy 2013, the only party place which has a separate section for your kids! Sip on unlimited premium liquor, enjoy fire shows and participate in whacky games! This place promises something for everyone.

Address: 1st, Main Road





Telephone:  +91-80-66707777

Official Website: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/alofthotels/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3275

Price for two: INR 6000 approximately


  • Alila Hotel

 Organising a unique Arabic themed New Year’s Party, Alila Bangalore brings to you the mystic charms of the Middle East. Groove to the beats of DJ Jin or take your own private Gazebo and relax by the pool side!

Address: 100/6 HAL-Varthur Main Road





Telephone:  +91-80-28544444

Official Website: http://www.alilahotels.com/bangalore

Price for two: INR 10,200 approximately


  • Park Plaza

Enjoy acrobatic shows and unlimited premium beverages, in one of the largest party places in the city. Welcome to Glitterati, where you spend the night dancing away to DJ Chico’s beats and bite into the tastiest snacks ever!

Address: 90/4

Outer Ring Road



Karnataka 560037


Telephone:  +91-80-49094909

Official Website: http://www.parkplaza.com/bangalore-hotel-in-560037/indbanl/home

Price for two: INR 8000 approximately



Goa New Year parties

By m.a.r.c.

There is no denying to the fact that Goa is equal to Party! And this Party season Goa has a lot to offer. The best thing that you can do to capture the electrifying party scene of this place is beach hopping. Go from one beach to the other and start your new years with a thump! It just goes without saying that the New Year parties in Goa are the most sought after in the country.


  • The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa

Party hard this New year at Lalit Golf and Spa resort with India’s top musical acts like Arjun Vagale, BLOT!, Kohra and Dan Booth. With Kitty Su being cast out in the private beaches of Goa for a 3D audio visual night under the open sky and the DJs get your foot tapping and head banging in a totally off beat pirate setting, this December 31st gets more electrifying than ever. Binge on to the delicious seafood and grills along with finest and the most exotic liquor. What more can you ask for when you get to spend quality moments in the most exclusive of environs with gorgeous ocean view and welcome the new year in craziest manner.

Address: Raj Baga


Goa 403702


Telephone:  +91-9730476666/9730486666

Official Website: http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-golf-and-spa-resort/overview

Price for two: INR 42,000 approximately


  • IRFD New Year Bash 2012-13

Welcome this new year with the most happening 3 day event in town (29th, 30th and 31st December). Endless fun with amazing party shows where DJs will blow your minds with their high voltage rocking beats. And guess what, Free Liquor!! Yes, it is infact going to be the best new year celebration in Goa with celebs who needs no introduction like Lesle Lewis, DJ Kiran Kamath, DJ Angel. These artists will enliven the night with awesome Fusion and International music. Sad news, however for the below 18s as they will not be allowed in the party.

Address: Irish Pub: Molly Malones





Price for two: INR 6000 approximately


  • Susse Cafe

If you want to spend this new year’s eve in a quiet and cozy fashion, with your friends and family, or that special one in your life, Susse Cafe invites you to a lovely “New Years Special Dinner”. In an elegant and romantic setting in this wonderful restaurant you can savour on to European Gourmet buffet, served with the choicest of exotic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Sway away the night with soulful music and drinks away from the insane crowd on New years eve this 31st of December at Susse Cafe. Make your reservations quickly!

Address: Candolim



Telephone:  +91-9011379804/+91- 832-2479020

Price for two: INR 10,000 approximately



Shillong New Year parties

By little_ram

Are you planning to spend the new years in the hills? If yes, then Shillong is one of the best options. Head to the Pine City, away from bustling crowd this year to celebrate New Year’s eve this year.


  • Cloud 9

Cloud 9 is the most happening pub in Shillong. Often featuring some of the best bands and DJs from all over the country including the local stars, the place bustles with people. Starting from sundown at around 6:00 PM, party goes on till after dark.

Address: Hotel Centre Point

Police Bazar




Price for two: INR 2000 approximately


  • Platinum

Platinum is another very popular pub in Shillong. If you want to hit the crazy party environs of this unique hill town, Platinum welcomes you to a evening that you will never forget. With unlimited booze and groovy music, this place offers an awesome party experience.

Address: Hotel Polo Towers

Polo Grounds

Oakland Road




Telephone:  +91-364-2222341

Price for two: INR 3000 approximately


  • Tango

If you want to hear the best of the local talents of the North Eastern bands in Shillong, Tango is just the place to be. Featuring live bands that will get your foot thumping to their beats, this place is like the base of Shillong Rock culture. This season they will be bringing in some of the most famous bands and make your night a memorable one.

Address: OB Shopping Mall

Police Bazar




Price for two: INR 2000 approximately



Pune New Year parties

By Charlie Hasselhoff

Amalgamation of both traditional Maharashtrian values with a more progressive outlook of modern times is how one can describe this cultural capital of Maharashtra. Though the city has essentially a very serene and relaxed vibe, Pune is all game for some heavy hip shaking, feasting, carousing and a lot of glittering extravaganza. And when it comes to the New Year parties in Pune, the city will surely be able to get you going in the celebratory mood till you’re ready to drop.

  • Pune Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre

Inspired by the iconic nightclubs all over the world, this year Pune Marriott Hotel aims to wow the crowds with Studio 53, a gala affair guaranteed to transport you back to the time to a walk down the memory lane glittered with stardust, glitter and a whole lot of awesomeness! Hurry, book your seats now.

Address: Senapati Bapat Road




Telephone:  +91-20-66833333


  • Exotica

Crazy about Bollywood? Get ready to groove with some hot Bollywood numbers with lady DJ Nix and DJ Lokesh. You can choose to burn the floor indoors at Aquaa or outside at Exotica. And when you need to catch your breath, take a break and indulge in the mouthwatering delights from all over the world.

Address: Yerawada




Telephone:  +91-20-30570433


  • Four Points by Sheraton

Enjoy world cuisine buffets, sway to the jazz fusion music played by the hit band Graffiti and once the clock strikes 12, shake your hips to some rocking music played by the live DJ. In the Grand Maratha Ballroom, you will be treated to a musical extravaganza, with spellbinding musical pieces from all over the world.

Address: Nagar Road




Telephone:  +91-20-39406699



Hyderabad New Year parties

By Mark

When an IT hub becomes a metropolitan city, the result is a hip and happening crowd of young people from different places. This group swears by the motto ‘Work hard, Party harder’. So, if you are looking for a vibrant nightlife in this city, don’t be surprised. With pubs and bars jostling with energy, you are never far from a foot-tapping music, especially when it comes to celebrating a memorable New Year party in Hyderabad.


  • Liquids Again

A popular lounge bar that will provide you low sofas for maximum comfort, mirror curtains for that Indian feel and hip-shaking music for your moves – this is Hyderabad’s haven for the party goers. The dim blue light on the dance floor will seduce you to compete with the crowd for the best moves. If the dance floor is becoming too crowded, sit back, relax and as you sip your drink, look outside the glass wall of the lounge and muse on the flickering lights of Hyderabad’s night.

Address: 5th Floor

Bhaskara Plaza

Banjara Hills

Hyderabad – 500034

Andhra Pradesh


Telephone:  +91-040-66259908/66259907


  • 10 Downing Street

This happening place is quite famous for its Thursday karaoke nights, be it English, Hindi or Telugu. So, let the music play and let your voice do the trick. With different themes for different days of the week, if you are dying for that Ladies Night, you better let your hubby take care of the kids. If you bump into someone, turn around and see, that person might be the same celebrity you just saw on TV.

Address: H.No. 6-3- 1216/A/10, Methodist Colony



Andhra Pradesh


Telephone: +91-40-64556010 /98496-91912


  • Hard Rock Cafe

Winner of Times Nightlife award, this pub is a hit among rock and pop lovers. With its new year bash including live performance, exotic drinks and a tasteful menu, it is sure to excite any party lover. One of the world’s most globally recognized brands, this place is among the top for a great new year bash, so make your reservation beforehand and enjoy the party!

Address: GVK One Mall

Banjara Hills


Andhra Pradesh


Telephone: +91-40-64636375


  • http://www.facebook.com/kshitiz.ahuja.1 Kshitiz Ahuja

    thats so cool!! I dint know about half the places! :)

  • sharath pundamalli

    The places are exotic

  • Prince

    Thanks man.