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Taj Lake PalaceRajasthan
Taj Lake Palace rises majestically from a four-acre island in the centre of Lake Pichola with a backdrop of the Aravalli Mountains and Udaipur. Guests arrive at the lake in style in a chauffeur-driven car, before stepping onto a gondola for a short ride to the hotel.
The 83 rooms and suites offer superb views and round-the-clock butler service. Interiors are delightfully romantic, combining old world opulence with contemporary sophistication. Each room is decorated with the finest silks, richly coloured frescoes and ornately carved furniture. The Grand Royal Suites are the epitome of luxury and the exquisitely designed Chandra Prakash Suite is highly recommended.
This member of the Leading Hotels of the World offers a myriad of gastronomic experiences. Highlights include Rajasthani cuisine served overlooking the lake, and contemporary European delicacies at Bhairo. The high tea is not to be missed.
Take a sunset cruise; experience supreme pampering aboard the Jiva Spa Boat; enjoy some yoga; laze by the pool; or have a consultation with an astrologer.
Taj Lake Palace Information
Location & Getting There
Rising majestically from a four-acre island in the centre of Lake Pichola in Rajasthan, the hotel is a 40-minute drive from Udaipur Airport.
There are 83 beautifully appointed rooms and suites among the stunning backdrop of Aravalli Mountains. Luxury rooms and Palace rooms showcase the Indian heritage through intricate craftsmanship and classic furniture, with the latter imbued with more space for luxury. Royal suites feature extra sitting areas with magnificent views of Lake Pichola and the City Palace, while the Grand Royal suites flaunt a attached terraces and complimentary chocolates. Lastly, the Grand Presidential suite provides the ultimate lavishness with its private library and balcony.
There are endless unique experiences on offer both inside and outside the hotel. Watch cultural shows, consult an astrologer at the Mewar Terrace, take a royal heritage walk through the palace, board the sunset cruise or Jiva Spa boat for a relaxing evening, enjoy an hour-long vintage car drive, or go on elephant, camel or horseback rides.
Children are welcome and babysitting services are available upon request, as well as a doctor on call.
- Four restaurants
- Swimming pool
- Yoga and meditation centre
- Wellness centre
- Conference and wedding halls
- Shopping bazaar
- Cultural shows
- Consult an astrologer at the Mewar Terrace
- Royal heritage walks
- Sunset cruise
- Jiva Spa boat
- Enjoy an hour-long vintage car drive
Often called ‘The Floating Palace’, this four-acre masterpiece is not only exquisite but offers incredible facilities. For me the icing on the cake is dinner at the rooftop Bhairo Restaurant which offers amazing views of the complex - the views at night are to die for! The arrival at Taj Lake Palace is also something you’ll never forget: the entire experience of receiving the royal reception on the banks of Lake Pichola before sailing on a private boat to this eighteenth century jewel will stay with me forever!
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