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Ravinder Malik Jun 03 2014

Which are the 10 famous heritage hotels in India?

Jigyasha Prasad Jun 03 2014
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Here is a list of 10 famous heritage hotels in India that are a perfect blend of elegant interiors, royal feel and old world charm. These are lavish retreats you will never feel like leaving. Come, have a look.

1. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

One of the best heritage hotels in India, Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur is an island of fantasy. Set on the placid waters of Lake Pichola, this hotel is an icon of luxury.

Telephone: +91-294-2428800

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Photo of Taj Lake Palace (from Official Facebook Page)

2. The Taj, Mumbai

This waterfront luminary buil tin 1903, has accommodated everyone from royalty to common folk. With its 560 rooms, including 44 suites, The Taj offers one of the best stay experiences in Mumbai. Combining the best of traditional Indian hospitality and modern luxury, this plush hotel has won several travel awards over the years.


Photo of The Taj (from Official Website)

3. KTDC Lake Palace, Thekkady

This heritage jungle resort is nestled in sprawling greenery and comes with all the ingredients that will make your stay the most memorable one.

Telephone: +91-4869-223887

Photo of KTDC Lake Palace (from Official Website)

4. Bolgatty Palace, Kochi

This is one of the most premium heritage resorts in Kochi. The backwaters of Vembanad are in the vicinity of Bolgatty Palace. The resort has a limited number of rooms, so it is advisable to contact the hotel before planning a trip here.


Photo of Bolgatty Resort (from Official Website)

5. Samode Palace, Jaipur

In the heritage-hotel circuit, the name of Samode Palace is taken in awed whispers. A sprawling palace with endless wings, terraces and courtyards at different levels, it offers a surprise in every corner.

Telephone: +91-1423-240023

Photo of Samode Palace (from Official Facebook Page)

6. Ratan Villas, Mount Abu

As a guest of Ratan Villas, you get the best of Mount Abu’s many worlds as the hotel is located in close proximity with the local attractions, shopping spots and good restaurants. This heritage property promises a lovely stay for its guests with all the modern amenities and excellent hospitality.

Telephone: +91-97722-19090

Photo of Ratan Villas (from Official Facebook Page)

7. Mayfair, Darjeeling

Mayfair Darjeeling is a magnificent hotel that was once the summer home of the Maharaja of Nazargunj. It is a beautiful and luxurious hotel set in a sprawling garden. With its charm and grandeur, this hotel is rightly included in the the list of the 10 famous heritage hotels in India.

Telephone: +91-354-2256376

Photo of Mayfair (from Official Website)

8. Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

Experience A-class worldly luxuries and indulge yourself on your vacation to Shimla by staying at the Oberoi Cecil. Though the hotel in itself is a great treat, tourist attractions are also located at a walking distance, giving you ample opportunity to soak in the colonial flavour of Shimla.

Telephone: +91-177-2804848

Photo of Oberoi Cecil (from Official Facebook Page)

9. Emerald Isle, Alleppey

Tucked away in the scenic backwaters of Kerala, Emerald Isle is a little jewel of a homestay. The house, a 150-year-old tharavad, with polished wood and gleaming red-oxide floors, fronts a quiet canal, and the property is a maze of little fishing ponds where you can catch karimeen for your dinner, and has banana and coconut trees. They also have their own Ayurvedic set-up.

Telephone: +91-94957-77888

Photo of Emerald Isle (from Official Website)

10. Mandir Palace, Jaisalmer

The Mandir Palace is an exquisitely carved structure with ornate balconies, canopies and screens. This hotel combines the best of medieval Rajasthan architecture with modern luxurious amenities.

Telephone: +91-2992-252788

Photo of Mandir Palace (from Official Website)

Experience India’s glorious past at these 10 famous heritage hotels in India. A holiday here is guaranteed to make you wish you never have to leave.

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