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A sneak peek into Obama's presidential suite at ITC Maurya

Jan 20, 2015 03:12 PM IST India India

New Delhi: ITC Maurya, the most sought after star hotel in New Delhi is grabbing everyone's attention, as the ultra luxury hotel will be hosting the US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama. While it is already under tight security, CNN-IBN managed to get an exclusive sneak peek into the Grand Presidential Suite.

President Obama and Michelle Obama will be staying on the 14th floor of this hotel in the Grand Presidential Suite.

GPS or the Grand Presidential is a mini mansion that will be home to the Obama family. From Opulent interiors to every inch redefining luxury, the entire floor will be occupied by the President of United States. A separate entrance through a private high-speed elevator, a separate reception area, a mini spa and gymnasium are just some of the key highlights of the Grand Presidential Suit.

More than 440 rooms have been blocked for the most powerful man in the World Obama and his entourage at the ITC run Maurya hotel. The bookings have been stalled and the guests who are already staying at the hotel have been asked to vacate keeping the President's tight security in mind. Accommodating the US delegation will cost more than a whopping Rs 75 lakh.

The Presidential staff is also doing the rounds of the Kitchen at the ITC. They will be testing the food and the food supply. The President will be catered by his private butler but sources also reveal a special meal will be arranged at the Bukhara.

During his 2010 visit, President Obama had expressed a desire that Bukhara create a platter for him just as it had done for Bill Clinton. Bukhara is gearing up for an exclusive Obama Platter.

More than 200 Delhi Police personnel are deployed outside the hotel and more than 200 Presidential staff is inside the ITC from bullet proof windows. The ITC is leaving no stone unturned in welcoming the 4th President after Jimmy Carter, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and now president Barack Obama, who all have stayed in this grand hotel earlier.