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Reema Bhalla Sep 19 2014

Which are some of the best palace hotels in India?

Kanika Nevatia Sep 19 2014
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Avail the LTC Megadeal on your hotel bookings an get an extra 20% cashback on hotels booked through ixigo on agoda, expedia and booking.com. Take a look at some of the best palace hotels in India where you can experience luxury at its finest and feel like royalty. Combining old world charm with modern amenities, these palace hotels are sure to woo you with their grandeur.

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Enveloped by the Aravallis on a small island in the sparkling Lake Pichola, you need a boat to reach this breathtaking property. Adorned with marble and mosaic, as you enter the Taj Lake Palace you will be transformed back to the 1740s. From chandeliers and antique furniture to silk drapes and royal artifacts, all 66 rooms and 17 suites are decorated artistically. Take a night cruise in the lake or go for a candlelit walk, the surrounding atmosphere is very romantic!

Address: P.O. Box 5, Lake Pichola, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-294-2428800

Taj Lake Palace (from the official website)

Fernhills Royale Palace, Ooty

The Fernhills Royale Palace is set amidst 40 acres of lush green hills and woodlands. This property was the former summer palace of the Maharaja of Mysore. Today, people flock from all over to relax in the arms of royalty and to get a glimpse of the tea districts of southern India and the blue Nilgiri Hills. Over 150 years old, the hotel consists only of suites, adorned with colonial furniture. A popular holiday and wedding destination in south India, this palace hotel is a must visit!

Address: Fernhill Post, Fernhill, Ooty 643004, Niligris, Tamil Nadu
Telephone: +91-423-2443910

Fernhills Royale Palace (by string_bass_dave)

Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

Spread across 32 acres of picturesque gardens, the Oberoi Rajvilas is a hot favourite among dignitaries, celebrities, diplomats and officials. The elegantly furnished rooms feature teak four-poster beds, marble bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes, and 24x7 personal butler services. The surrounding beauty is so divine that you'll want to spend more time outdoors than indoors!

Address: Jagdish Colony, Paldi Meena, Jaipur 302031, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-141-268010

Oberoi Rajvilas (from the official website)

 Palace, Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace
, also known as the “Mirror of the Sky” lies on acres of sprawling gardens. The former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the property has been leased by the Royal Family to the Taj Group of Hotels Resorts and Palaces. The hotel houses fabulous outdoor terraces, grand marble staircases, Venetian chandeliers, and beautiful walls adorned with art. Entirely built of Italian marble and shaped like a scorpion, the palace sits on a hill overlooking Hyderabad City.

Address: Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad 500053, Andhra Pradesh
Telephone: +91-40-66298585

 Palace (from the official website)

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai

The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower is one of India's most iconic hotels. The property consists of 560 rooms, most of which have housed dignitaries and VIPs since its construction in 1903. Whether you choose a room in the Palace or Tower, the accommodation will be royalty at its best. From the chandeliers and curtains to the architecture and hospitality, everything is simply impeccable, making it one of the best palace hotels in India.

Address: Apollo Bunder, Mumbai 400001
Telephone: +91-22-66653366

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower (from the official website)

Neemrana Fort-Palace, Neemrana

Located en route to Jaipur, built across 6 acres of manicured gardens, the Neemrana Fort-Palace is a 15 CE marvel renovated into a modern splendour. The accommodations offered by the fort are as comfortable as they are beautiful. You can choose to stay in one of the seven palace wings laid along the mountainside. One can head to the Ayurvedic spa to relax and rejuvenate, or indulge in some adventure at India's first zip line.

Address: 122nd Milestone, Delhi-Jaipur Highway, Village Neemrana 301705, District Alwar, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-1494-246007

Neemrana Fort Palace (by Abhinav Swara)

Rambagh Palace Hotel, Jaipur

Now owned by the Taj Hotel Group, Rambagh Palace is one of India's most iconic palace hotels. This property was formerly the home of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Most of the property's history and architecture has been retained, including many of its courtyards and arcades along with the original indoor pool. From a range of fine dining options to hand-picked furniture and accessories, a stay at the hotel will take you back to a time more royal and divine.

Address: Near Rambagh Circle, Bhawani Singh Road, Rambagh, Jaipur 302005
Telephone: +91-141-2385700

Rambagh Palace (from the official website)

Lalitha Mahal Palace, Mysore

The Lalitha Mahal Palace is located atop a hill, just outside the city of Mysore. It is the second-largest palace in the city, which was built in 1921 by the king for his royal guests. Since the palace is under the supervision and control of the Indian Government, a lot of the building has not been restored. Though you may miss out on the luxuries of a 5 star property here, your stay is bound to be authentic and exotic. A stay here is perfect for a historical glimpse into India’s royal past!

Address: Lalitha Mahal Road, Mysore 570028, Karnataka
Telephone: +91-821-2526100

Lalitha Mahal Palace (by exfordy)

Samode Palace, Jaipur

The Samode Palace is a 475 years old royal retreat that provides you with a stay so luxurious that you'll never forget. From royal courtyards to artistically adorned doorways and the hand-painted halls to mirrored mosaic patterns the decor of this palace is sure to take you back in time. The 24 suites and 19 rooms consist of four-poster beds, deep bathtubs, and antique furniture all keeping alive the old world charm, while incorporating modern luxury amenities. The Samode Haveli is another beautiful property.

Address: Village Samode, Tehsil Chomu 303806, District Jaipur, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-1423-240014

Samode Haveli (by Richard Moross)

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Built between 1928 and 1943, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is perched high above Jodhpur City. Set amidst 26 acres of lush green landscapes, the property consists of 64 rooms and suites, each showcasing a distinct ambience and feel. The palace decor is the perfect blend of eastern and western architectural influences. Consisting of a private museum, marbled squash courts and a panelled recreation room, the hotel ensures you have plenty to do. The hotel will also organize a drive around the city of Jodhpur in a vintage car, accompanied by a royal butler, especially for you!

Address: Near Circuit House Road, Jodhpur 342006, Rajasthan
Telephone: +91-291-2510101

Umaid Bhawan Palace (by Ajajr101)

These best palace hotels in India are the perfect place for luxurious getaway. Start planning a trip to these lovely hotels with the LTC Megadeal and enjoy a royal vacation!

Laxmivilas Palace, Vadodara is next. Coming soon to top the chart.
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