1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent piece of Rajasthan’s heritage, and a symbol of new Jodhpur. Home of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family and currently the world’s sixth-largest private residence, the palace has one thing in common with the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra—the palm court marble used in its construction.

Perched on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace inspires with exotic views of the historical Blue City, vast sand dunes, and intimidating Mehrangarh Fort. The palace is conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport, close to the main shopping areas, and the Balsamand and Kalyana lakes.

The last of the great palaces of India, the property houses a family museum, as well as the resplendent Umaid Bhawan Palace. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 64 utterly breathtaking Art Deco- style rooms and suites.

Tantalise your taste buds at Risala with authentic Rajasthani and Indian cuisine. Discover an array of European and Mediterranean delicacies at Pillars, set in a lovely colonnaded veranda. Unwind at the Trophy Bar with its unique hunting-themed décor and vast selection of alcoholic beverages and cigars.

Pamper yourself with rejuvenating signature treatments and therapies at the Jiva Grande Spa, or soothe your mind and body with yoga and meditation.Take a heritage walk and relive a fascinating bygone era brought to life through majestic monuments.

Soak in the original architecture of a fascinating bygone era and discover the rich history of a palace that has enjoyed actual royal company—Maharani BadanKanwar of Jodhpur having lived here. Stroll through the lush, landscaped Baradari Lawns, perfect for those who have always envisioned a fairy tale wedding.

Room and Suites
Live like royalty at the luxurious Umaid Bhawan Palace. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, this magnificent Taj hotel in Jodhpur offers you 64 grand rooms and suites in the renowned Art Deco style.

Palace Rooms:

The Palace Rooms are exquisitely embellished with Art Deco interiors and equipped with modern amenities. A charming blend of original décor from princely times and the latest conveniences, they are truly unique.

Beds : 1 King –size or twin bed
View : Courtyard view
Size : 450 sq ft (42 sq m)
Singnature Highlight : Period décor with modern amenities & exquisite views

Historical Suites:

The uniquely themed Historical Suites, bedecked in maroon and green, were once the residences of visiting royalty. Each comes with a private sit out that offers stunning views of the lush lawns or courtyard.

Beds : 1 King –size or twin bed
View : Lawn or courtyard view
Size : 1,100 sq ft (102 sq m)
Singnature Highlight : Sitting area overlooking the lawn or courtyard

Royal Suites:

Decorated in the luxurious Art Deco style with mirror-finished terrazzo, each of the Royal Suites offers an expansive bedroom and sitting area. They overlook the sweeping Baradari Lawns and magnificent Mehrangarh Fort.

Beds : 1 King –size or twin bed
View : spectacular views of the sweeping Baradari Lawns and magnificent Mehrangarh Fort in the distance
Size : 1,200 sq ft (111 sq m)
Singnature Highlight : Stunning views of the glorious Mehrangarh Fort

Grand Royal Suites:

Originally reserved for visiting royalty, the Grand Royal Suites are designed in the influential Art Deco style. Each suite is unique, with an exclusive colour scheme or princely passion theme.

Beds : 1 King –size bed
View : Lawn view
Size : 1,400 sq ft (130 sq m)
Signature Highlight : Art Deco suites adorned with antique furniture

Maharaja Suite:

The Maharaja Suite is adorned with exotic Stefan Norblin murals, flaming chrome torches, plush Ruhlmann faux leopard-skin sofas and original artefacts. Designed in earthy tones, with a mirrored bar, this suite is a visual treat.

Beds : 1 King –size bed
View : Panoramic courtyard views
Size : 4,200 sq ft (390 sq m)
Signature Highlight : One-of-a-kind majestic presidential suite fit for a king

Maharani Suite:

Originally designed for Maharani Badan Kanwan, the Maharani Suite is set in pinks, blacks, chrome and mirrors, and dominated by a mural of the Goddess Kali. It has a private terrace with a spectacular view of the palace gardens and of Mehrangarh Fort. Fit for a queen.

Beds : 1 King –size or twin bed
View : Panoramic Mehrangarh Fort & lawn palace garden views
Size : 4,850 sq ft (451 sq m)
Signature Highlight : Dramatic & feminine presidential suite fit for a queen

2. The Leela Palace, Udaipur

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For centuries, visitors have marvelled at the royal splendour of Udaipur’s magnificent palaces and forts. The Leela Palace Udaipur is a jewel on the banks of the majestic Lake Pichola offering stunning views of the lake, City Palace and the Aravalli mountains. The hotel exemplifies Rajasthani palace architecture and evokes the grandeur of Udaipur’s rich and royal heritage.

The elegant and contemporary interiors of the rooms and suites at The Leela Palace Udaipur are embellished with traditional elements of Rajasthani design and artistry. With a lake facing pool, spa and an array of restaurants and superlative lounges, the palace provides a fairy tale setting for a royal Mewar experience.

Room & Suite

Rooms and Suites: starting from 480 sq ft / 45 sq mt
• 72 Grand Heritage Lake view rooms and rooms with Balcony
• 8 Suites: includes dedicated Butler services
Banquet Venues spread over 5000 sq ft / 465 sq mt
Dining Dining Room (world cuisine); Sheesh Mahal (Indian fine dining); Library Bar and Destination Dining
Spa: Espa, with varied spa options and a Salon

Grande Heritage Lake View Room:

Wake up to tranquillity in our Grand Heritage Lake View Rooms.The rooms at The Leela Palace Udaipur come with the daily newspaper, Wi-Fi internet connectivity, an LCD television with Blu-Ray players and in-room electronic safes. Take some time out to enjoy a refreshing swim in our azure pool or relax in our spa by ESPA.You may even head out to our fitness centre for a good round of workout, if you please.

Some of these rooms are attached with a balcony, offering a panoramic view of the mountains in the horizon.Look out at the breath-taking view of the majestic Aravalis towering over the tranquil Pichola Lake.

Stay in either the Lake wing or the Palace wing, and in addition to amenities that cater to the astute modern-day traveller,the rooms you walk into have elegant, contemporary interiors adorned with traditional Rajasthani art and craftworkby local artisans, and exquisite fabrics embroidered with regally inspired designs. Even our furniture is embossed with tarkashi work, a popular art form involving intricate brass wires, strips and motifs set in dark wood.

Grande Heritage Lake View Room with Balcony:

This room has all the luxuries and comforts of the Grand Heritage Deluxe Room with the added advantage of a balcony which has sweeping views of the lake and mountains.

Wake up to tranquillity in our Grand Heritage Lake View Rooms.The rooms at The Leela Palace Udaipur come with the daily newspaper, Wi-Fi internet connectivity, an LCD television with Blu-Ray players and in-room electronic safes. Take some time out to enjoy a refreshing swim in our azure pool or relax in our spa by ESPA.You may even head out to our fitness centre for a good round of workout, if you please.

Some of these rooms are attached with a balcony, offering a panoramic view of the mountains in the horizon.Look out at the breath-taking view of the majestic Aravalis towering over the tranquil Pichola Lake. Stay in either the Lake wing or the Palace wing, and in addition to amenities that cater to the astute modern-day traveller,the rooms you walk into have elegant, contemporary interiors adorned with traditional Rajasthani art and craftworkby local artisans, and exquisite fabrics embroidered with regally inspired designs. Even our furniture is embossed with tarkashi work, a popular art form involving intricate brass wires, strips and motifs set in dark wood.

Luxury Suite:

Feast your senses on the sheer beauty in our Suites, each an extension of our brand pillars—the ethnicity of India, subtlety of grace, indulgences of luxury and tranquillity of nature.

This suite comes with stylish bedroom and luxurious workspaces. Whether you are here on work or to holiday, we assure you that you shall go back with dreamy memories of a stay well chosen. We attempt to infuse into each moment, an experience that is king size.

Spread over 960/1250 sq. ft., the Luxury Suite is a tastefully appointed accommodation for those who notice the minutiae. The spacious set-up comes with a living room equipped with a work desk as well as an ornate bedroom with plush mattresses and pillows, for the business traveller.

The living room in these suites extends into the elegantly done-up bedroom. The bath area has a walk-in shower stall, a bathtub that looks out at the Lake Pichola, ‘His’-and-‘Hers’ vanity counters and a separate water closet. Invite an unending languid feel in your personal space.

Duplex Suite:

Consider this your tiny citadel. A study and spacious living room decked with intricate, Indian artwork and exuding grace, we arm you with all the amenities you need to set yourself off on a special day, every day.

The opulent 1270-sq.-ft. Duplex Suite is spread over two levels, perfectly planned to pamper you. Fitted with a living room leading to an open-air plunge pool and Jacuzzi, a master bedroom with a stunning view of the City Palace and other heritage buildings, the wondrous suite also has bath area with a walk-in shower stall and a bathtub that looks out at the calm waters of Pichola Lake.

In keeping with the charms of antiquated royalty, the suite even has a ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ vanity counter with separate water closets, and comes with its own powder room. Stay with us a little longer.

Royal Suite:

This 1800-sq.-ft. exclusive suite on the third floor offers a breath-taking view of the Aravalis and the tranquil Lake Pichola. Airy and modern, with an understated feel of royalty all around, these spacious suites redefine Indian grace and luxury.

Another of the spaces in the hotel, this Suite is dressed up all around with Thekri, the traditional Mewari art form of intricately chiselled mirrors on plaster. Gold-leafed floral and paisley motifs, mother-of-pearl artefacts and inlaid handcrafted white marble further highlight its ornate exquisiteness. Then, there is the hand-painted gold-leafed dome that is hard to miss.

The Master bedroom, with a four-poster bed, provides an intimate sanctuary. Richly endowed in its décor and upholstery, the suite comprises a spacious dining room, private kitchenette, a marble-laid bathroom and Jacuzzi, as well as a personal butler.

Maharaja Suite:

When your stay should reflect your achievements, nothing less than a royal choice will do. Welcome to the Maharaja Suite.

The plush interiors are adorned by fine art and artefacts that weave a spell of luxury. The 3,585-sq.-ft. suite comes with a living room, study, dining area and master bedroom with a separate walk-in wardrobe. The king-size bathtub and Jacuzzi as well as the separate shower stall and water closet only add to the feel of luxury.

Built into the suite, for the discreet comfort of its distinguished guests, is uninterrupted relaxation, recreation and complete privacy. In other words, find here an attached massage parlour, a spacious plunge-pool and sprawling courtyards. An interconnecting Grand Heritage View Balcony Room is also available for accompanying guests. Obviously, the room gets well-kept by the personal butler attached to it during your stay.

Spa:

In the heart of the historic city of Udaipur, overlooking the idyllic Lake Pichola preside The Leela Palace, a window to the ancient and modern world. Splendour, beauty and decadence awaits; enjoy majestic architecture, opulent and lavish hospitality and experience the essence of ESPA at The Leela Palace, Udaipur.

ESPA has created a personal spa experience encompassing outstanding treatments that uniquely reflect a fusion of the latest scientific advances with Ayurvedic and European therapies. Together with the award winning ESPA range, the exceptionally natural, high quality skin care products, anti- stress oils, revitalising seaweeds and cleansing muds, all achieve outstanding results to restore balance and equilibrium to mind and body.

Fitness Facility:
The Health Club at The Leela Palace Udaipur is equipped to help achieve your daily fitness goals. Our facilities offer the best in cardiovascular and resistance equipment and an area for free weights. Personal training is also offered for those wishing to achieve special results.

3. Taj Jai Mahal Palace Jaipur

Built in 1745, the Taj Jai Mahal Palace is a stunning piece of Rajasthan’s heritage, a great example of Indo-Saracenic architecture set amidst 18 acres of landscaped Mughal gardens. Taj Jai Mahal Palace has been the residence of three Prime Ministers of the princely state of Jaipur. Painstakingly restored and recently refurbished, it is now a luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel equipped with all modern-day comforts. The 94 rooms and six suites offer you unbeatable views of the city and palace gardens.
Perfectly located downtown in the heart of the Pink City in Civil Lines, you are close to the main shopping areas and prime historical sites such as Amber Fort, HawaMahal and City Palace. The Jaipur International Airport is a mere 30 minutes away.
While our five-star palace hotel gives you a taste of the best of Rajasthani heritage and culture, you also savour the best flavours at our two specialty restaurants. Cinnamon serves the most authentic Royal Indian cuisines from four princely states, while Giardino is Jaipur’s finest and only contemporary al fresco Italian restaurant. Both please the palate of true food and wine connoisseurs from the world over. Our popular all-day-dining multi-cuisine restaurant Marble Arch offers a medley of flavours; and the fashionable and trendy Marigold Barhouses a selection of single malts and cigars alongside innovative cocktails.
Nestled within the luxurious ambience of the palace are several signature experiences aimed at pampering you. Enjoy Bajot Private Dining, a truly regal and romantic dinner. Unwind with rejuvenating treatments and therapies at our spa, or centre mind and body with yoga and meditation.
Explore the palace history and its landscaped gardens to host fairy tale wedding celebrations for up to 2,500 guests at the Palace Lawns. Entertain business clients and hold important meetings at the palace boardrooms, Silver Oak and Sterling, and banquet hall, Hendley’s. Our concierge would be happy to arrange a city tour for your group, and all else your heart

Room and Suite

Deluxe Room
Our Deluxe Rooms are traditionally decorated with period furniture and Rajasthani paintings, and have exotic marble flooring. Deeply ambient, they come with an array of quality amenities. Enjoy the city views they afford.

Luxury Room
Enjoy the rich handicrafts and heritage of Rajasthan in the turquoise and red Luxury Rooms, alongside the comfort of modern amenities. These rooms offer a spectrum of moods in their design elements.

Luxury Room With Private Sit Outs
The Luxury Rooms with Private Sit Outs are bedecked in the rich Rajasthani colours of turquoise and red. The private verandah allows one to enjoy a morning cup of tea or evening cocktail with views of the landscaped lawns or the pool.

Topaz Suite
You are enveloped in warmth, created by the suite’s glowing topaz delicately punctuated by traditional Rajput details. Carefully curated pieces like the exquisite filigreed silver dining table and enamel inlaid chairs complete the mood.

Gangaur Suite
Two life-sized antique Gangaur dolls stand guard outside this regal suite. Inside, light through the stained-glass ceiling bathes the exquisite mother-of-pearl furniture. The dramatic tantric paintings on the walls complete the ambience.

Junior Suite
The Junior Suite is traditionally decorated with period furniture and Rajasthani paintings, and has exotic marble and granite flooring. This suite features satellite TV, minibar, a writing desk and also an easy sofa in a spacious living area.

Crystal Suite
Antique crystal-framed mirrors set the theme of this suite. Around one is a panel of delicate scalloped arches painted in the ‘arayish’ style jaipur was famed for. A crystal chandelier and classical indian art complete the dazzling picture.

Jaipur Suite

The suite walls are embellished with arches and columns gracefully outlined in the manner of Jaipur’s old painted palaces.

Peacock Suite
This suite has peacock tapestries, subtle peacock-motif furnishings, rare and priceless old peacock chairs, and filigreed silver furniture. The stained-glass ceiling bathes the suite in brilliant hues of light and gives it an ethereal feel.

Jiva [spa]

The tented spa suites are inspired by the Indian royal tradition of luxurious encampments. In the late 16th and 17th centuries, Mughal emperors often traveled on military campaigns for months on end taking along with them their families, nobles, soldiers and retinue of attendants. The Emperor’s family lived and his court was held in exquisite tented pavilions that were in fact miniature replicas of his Palace and Court.
The philosophy of our thoughtfully recreated treatments is drawn on the rich and ancient wellness heritage of India, the legendary lifestyle and culture of Indian royalty and the healing therapies that embrace Indian Spirituality.
The Therapies are inspired from the rich heritage of Royal India to refresh, rejuvenate, and revive your every pore.
At the Jiva Spa, Taj Jai Mahal Palace you are welcomed back into yourself and your life!