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Umaid Bhawan PalaceRajasthan
Set within 26 acres of lush gardens and perched high above Rajasthan’s capital lies this architectural masterpiece. Part of Umaid Bhawan Palace remains the official abode for Jodhpur’s royal family, while another houses a grand hotel offering unrivalled service and exceptional facilities.
Designed for the Maharaja in the late 1920’s, Umaid Bhawan Palace features traditional Rajput exteriors and lavish interiors including 64 rooms and suites. Palace rooms are equipped with modern interiors and four types of bath menu. Historical suites have private sit-outs with stunning panoramic views of the courtyards. Royal suites boast a living room with sweeping views of the Baradari lawns and Meherangarh Fort.
Guests are treated to delectable culinary delights from casual all-day dining to formal fine dining. Enjoy a feast on the rooftop at Sunset Pavilion as you admire views of the city, or a romantic private dinner in a secluded turret.
Other facilities include several pools and a spa, plus there are many activities available from horse riding to village and market visits.
Umaid Bhawan Palace Information
Location & Getting There
Perched high above Rajasthan’s capital, Jodhpur, the grand Umaid Bhawan Palace is just a 15-minute drive from Jodhpur Airport.
The luxury palace hotel features 64 lavishly appointed rooms and suites. Palace rooms are equipped with modern interiors and four types of bath menus; Historical suites have private sit-outs with stunning panoramic views of the courtyards; Royal suites boast a living room with sweeping views of the Baradari lawns and Meherangarh Fort; the Maharaja suite features exquisite furniture and decorations, together with a private steam room and ensuite couple's therapy room; the Maharani suite boasts an enormous private terrace, dressing room, drawing rooms and dining rooms with an attached kitchenette.
Guests can join excursions to Meherangarh Fort, tours to Umaid Bhawan Musuem, see the showcases of automobiles owned by the royals, go shopping at Sadar Marke, horse riding or ziplining.
Children are welcome and babysitting services are available.
- Restaurants and bars
- Fitness centre
- Indoor and outdoor swimming pool
- Billiard rooms and croquet lawns
- Tennis courts and yoga studio
- Boutique and gallery
- Library and bookstore
- Excursions to Meherangarh Fort
- Tours to Umaid Bhawan Musuem
- Shopping at Sadar Marke
- Horse riding
- Old city heritage walk
Umaid Bhawan Palace is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and makes for an incredibly special stay. All rooms are exceptional, although we like the Maharaja suite which features a private steam room and en suite couple's therapy room, and the Maharani suite which showcases a private terrace, dressing room, and drawing rooms and dining rooms with an attached kitchenette.
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