Pataudi is a town in Gurgaon district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is located 26 kilometres (16 mi) from Gurgaon, at the foot hills of the Aravali hills.Pataudi Road is included as the new growth corridors in Gurgaon.Pataudi was the seat of Pataudi State which was ruled by the Nawabs of Pataudi. The 8th Nawab, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, played cricket for both England and India and captained the latter. His son the 9th Nawab also captained the Indian cricket team. In 2007 the MCC commissioned the Pataudi Trophy in honour of the 8th Nawab, to be given to the winners of Test cricket series between England and India.
Situated close to New Delhi and Gurgaon, Pataudi is one of the upcoming cities in terms of infrastructure and real-estate development and also serves as a popular weekend getaway destination. The Pataudi Palace Hotel is the only hotel at present and offers an elegant stay with well appointed rooms and personalized services.