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Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur |
Shiv Niwas Palace Udaipur |
Rambagh Palace Jaipur |
Jai Mahal Jaipur |
Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur |
Samode Palace Samode |
Raj Mahal Palace Jaipur
Jai Mahal Palace Jaipur
Set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul Gardens, the 260-year-old Jai Mahal Palace is one of the finest examples of Indo Saracenic style of architecture. The aesthetically designed rooms of the hotel provide the ambience, which takes you to a stunning world of opulence and luxury.
Jai Mahal Palace has 102 rooms with 70 standard rooms, 27 large rooms and 5 suites. Most rooms give a spectacular view of the Moghul gardens or the swimming pool.
Jai Mahal Palace offers a wide range of amenities including 24-hour room service, free safe deposit lockers, express laundry/dry cleaning, purified water supply, doctor-on-call, 24-hour fax/telex facilities, secretarial service, currency exchange, travel assistance, car hire service, 3 restaurants & a bar shopping arcade, solar heated swimming pool and beauty parlor/hair salon.
Hotel Umaid Bhavan Palace Jodhpur
When you're looking forward to a blissful holiday in the land of valour, there's no better place to stay in than the Umaid Bhavan, a landmark of Jodhpur. To call the Umaid Bhavan a hotel is to underplay its appeal - the private residence of the Maharaja, this marble palace is a distinctive landmark of Jodhpur and is bound to make your stay here more luxurious than you could ever dream of.
Well-planned lawns welcome you to the stately home of the Maharaja. Opened to the public as a heritage hotel in 1977, the palace is ideal for the discerning tourist who would like a holiday spent in the lap of luxury. The palace took over 14 years to build - and the care taken by the artisans is visible in every nook and cranny of the building.
Start your stay here with a walk into the foyer leading to the Regal Suites. Pause a while to enjoy the brilliant musical fountain here. The fountain is a miracle of craftsmanship, made entirely out of English crystal.
For the ultimate luxurious experience here, take a look at the Regal Suites, the rooms that were used originally by Maharaja Umaid Singh and his consort. If that's way too awe-inspiring for you, try the standard rooms. The feeling of living among and like royalty and will not leave you here either - you'll find original Palace furniture in these rooms and the service will leave you feeling like the ruler of the world.
Food is an integral part of Rajasthani hospitality and nowhere does this become more evident than at the Umaid Bhavan Palace. Serenade your taste buds with the best of Indian, European and Rajasthani food at the magnificent Marwar Hall. Or if you're looking for different lunch and dinner options, try Risala, the a la carte restaurant.
The desert experience comes alive at the Trophy Bar. Sit back and savor your drink even as you watch graceful artists perform on the ramparts of the Mehrangarh Fort. Haunting strains of folk music will tug at your heartstrings, even as peacocks call out to each other and music from theme parties filters in through the evening air. You could even enjoy a spectacular "flaming torch" dinner on the lawns of the palace. And if you're here in winter, step into the Dal Badal, a quaint hunting tent, for a theme party that's quite unlike any other.
The swimming pool at the Umaid Bhavan is another place where you could spend a few pleasant, memorable hours of your trip to Rajasthan. You can also try your hand at a game of squash or croquet.
A must-see on your visit here is the private museum with its extensive collection of antiques. You can also ask for a camel ride to appreciate the sights and sounds of Jodhpur.
Samode Palace Samode
Nestled in the picturesque Aravalli Hills, the Samode Palace is a palace hotel and has won the award for the Best Heritage Hotel in India for five consecutive years.
The hotel has 43 spacious rooms and suites. Each of them is attached with a balcony or patio. Decorated in the warm colors and textures of local Rajasthani hand block print textiles and adorned with traditional artifacts, there rooms recapitulated the royal grandeur and lifestyles. They are equipped with air-conditioning, bathrooms with tubs and showers, hot and coldwater, heating, mini-bars, satellite television and telephones with international dialing facilities.
Dining at Samode is a pleasant experience with the hotel providing the finest Rajasthani cuisine as well as an exotic mix of Asian and European cuisine along with variations in ambiance.
Raj Mahal Palace Jaipur
Set amid 15 acres of lush green lawns, the palace was converted into a hotel in 1979 and is located in the downtown area. Its proximity to the historical monuments and the shopping center makes it an ideal base to explore the pink city of Jaipur.
The hotel has 20 spacious rooms with high ceilings, chandeliers and period furniture, paintings and antiques reminiscent of the royal grandeur of the past. Each room is equipped with satellite television, bathrooms.
Other amenities of the hotel include hot and cold running water, telephone, safe deposit, fax, banquet facilities, conference facilities, doctor on call, laundry, croquette - jogging track, puppet show, horse & camel ride on request, safe deposit and baby sitting.