Taj Palace Hotels

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The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is a heritage, five-star, luxury hotel built in the Saracenic Revival style in the Colaba area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, situated next to the Gateway of India. 

Historically it was known as the “Taj Mahal Hotel” or simply “The Taj”. The hotel is named after the Taj Mahal , which is located in the city of Agra approximately 1,050 kilometres (650 mi) from Mumbai. It has been considered one of the finest hotels in the East since the time of the British Raj.

Part of the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, the hotel has 560 rooms and 44 suites and is considered the flagship property of the group; it employs 1,600 staff. The hotel is made up of two different buildings: the Taj Mahal Palace and the Tower, which are historically and architecturally distinct from each other (the Taj Mahal Palace was built at the start of the twentieth century; the Tower was opened in 1973). 

Taj Usha Kiran Palace , Gwalior

Located on a lush 9-acre landscaped estate in Gwalior, beside Jai Vilas Palace, this white-and-yellow palace was built in 1880 by H H Maharaj Jayaji Rao Scindia (Scindia Dynasty of the Marathas) and since then has hosted royalty and dignitaries on myriad occasions. True to the aesthetic spirit of Gwalior, exquisite craftsmanship is the hallmark of the palace. Every nook and corner flaunts a tapestry of ancient stone carvings and delicate filigree work that tell a story. The lavish interiors of our palace hotel in Gwalior have their own share of treasures. The Royal Suites evoke Gwalior’s royal heritage with period furnishings and ornate accessories such as Venetian mirrors, mother-of-pearl mosaics and canopied beds. The Luxury Villas offer privacy and exclusivity with a private pool and a sun bathing area. The indulgence extends itself to the ancient healing and wellness therapies of the famous Jiva Spa, which also offers royal treatments that originated at the 14th century spa in the magnificent Man Mandir Palace, Gwalior Fort. History is an ingredient that is all pervasive in Usha Kiran Palace and finds favour even in its culinary flavours. Savour closely guarded recipes from the Maratha and Nepal royal kitchens accompanied by classical music from the Gwalior Gharana at Silver Saloon, the multi-cuisine restaurant. Dine under the sky at the palm-shaded The Court’s. The majestic meets the modern with contemporary amenities and technologies readily available for any meeting, event, exhibition, wedding or other social occasion. Designed to exceed expectations, professional service with a personal touch brings out the very best in every occasion, whether business or pleasure.

Taj Falaknuma Palace , Hyderabad

Perched 2,000 feet above the city of Hyderabad is Taj Falaknuma Palace, a jewel amongst the clouds. Built in 1894, it is the former palace of the Nizam, rumoured to be the richest man in the world at one time. Overlooking the twinkling City of Pearls, this enchanting palace hotel in Hyderabad exudes romance and grandeur that take one back to when the Nizam ruled Hyderabad. From the moment you arrive at Taj Falaknuma Palace in a horse-drawn carriage, our palace butlers treat you like royalty. Walk the walk of kings through the Grand Staircase to retrace the steps of Nizams, European royalty, enchanting Begums and distinguished Heads of State. The five-star luxury hotel, spread over 32 acres, allows you to journey to the gilded ages, where opulence and excess is celebrated and savoured in equal measure. The 60 rooms and suites are beautifully refurbished and lovingly restored by Her Highness Princess Esra, the Nizam’s Turkish wife. Each provides marvellous views of the palace courtyard and the 400-year-old city of Hyderabad. Go on a sumptuous, gastronomic ride at our Indian fine-dining restaurant, Adaa, and savour multi-cuisine specialities at Celeste. Enjoy breakfast at Celeste & Gol Bungalow and and afternoon tea on the Jade Terrace or private dinners at South East Garden & Jade Terrace or a Unique dining experience at Gol Bungalow. The stunning Durbar Hall, Jade Room and massive 101-seater dining hall bedecked with Belgian chandeliers, and assorted gardens and terraces lend royal decadence to celebratory events and elegance to business meetings. Feel holistically rejuvenated at our Jiva Spa, rooted in the traditional Indian approach to wellness; complemented with a wellness menu that employs the finest principles of Ayurvedic cooking. The royal city of Hyderabad merges modern lifestyle with ancient heritage.

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. This heritage palace hotel in Jodhpur 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, our 5 star hotel in Jodhpur offers 70 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 Badan Kanwar of Jodhpur having lived here. Come, experience luxury like the royals did.

Taj Lake Palace , Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur is a heritage palace hotel nestled in the calm waters of Lake Pichola, acquired by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in 1971. This opulent property is an immaculate amalgamation of regal cordial hospitality and unblemished traditionally adorned staff offering flawless services to all luxe business and leisure travelers. Cradled on one of the four islands of Lake Pichola, this heritage property shares an enriched historic past reflected in its splendid architecture, mosaic designs, intricate motifs and perfect wall carvings. The vibrant colored decors narrate the captivating intimating folk tales associated with erstwhile royal residence. Lake Palace Udaipur exalts of its lavish green lawns, elegantly designed grand ballrooms and well appointed boardrooms, often being a host for themed weddings, gala receptions and corporate meetings. An array of recreational activities onsite is an additional bliss for resident guests.

A dreamy boat ride across the lake towards the hotel’s striking white marble facade with views of Udaipur, the Aravalli mountains, and temples all around. Arrivals happen at a small dock where a staff member in traditional dress helps you up. Rooms offer panoramic views, and moulded ceilings with plush canopy beds and richly colored upholstery woven from Indian textiles.

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace , Udaipur

Located next to City Palace Udaipur, this hotel features a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. It is also steps from Udaipur’s well-known tourist spots.

This 5-star hotel provides a 24-hour reception, a sun deck and an express check-in and check-out feature. There is also free private parking on site for guests with a car.

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur has 65 rooms and has been recently refurbished. All have a seating area and a variety of entertainment options, including a flat-screen TV.

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur has an on-site restaurant, ideal for those wishing to eat in. In the evening, guests are welcome to relax with a drink in the bar. A wide choice of dining options are also available in
close proximity to the property.

Local tourist attractions close to Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur include Gulab Bagh and Zoo, Lake Pichola and Bagore-ki-Haveli. Jagdish Temple is within a 10-minute walk and Dabok Airport is 35 minutes’ drive away.

Taj Nadesar Palace , Varanasi

Unwinding at our 5 star hotel in Varanasi is nothing short of divine. Tee off at the mini golf course, take a guided tour of the history-soaked Taj Nadesar Palace, in the “Royal Horse Carriage” driven by the person whose family has been serving the royal family for generations or relax at the Jiva Spa, where you can try the rejuvenating ‘Abhisheka’ treatment, which draws inspiration from time-honoured Indian purifying rituals.

Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, the Taj Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility in one of the oldest cities in the world.

Set back from the larger Taj Ganges, Taj Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. Opening its doors to the public after an extensive renovation from Taj Hotels, the palace is considered one of the best hotels in the city.

Within this bijou palace property, you will find works of art from the Maharaja’s personal collection adorning the walls of the 10 luxurious heritage rooms & royal suites. The rooms are embellished with original pieces of furniture refurbished to recreate the atmosphere of a regal bygone era. You will find hand carved four poster beds, private sitting rooms and marble clad bathrooms with free standing baths. With only ten rooms you will experience some of the best service with personal butlers to attend to your every need.

Taj Rambagh Palace , Jaipur

Taj Rambagh Palace is a realm in the heritage capital city of Rajasthan exalting of its royal legacy, site reverence by the locals and amiable regal conviviality. The royal residence, inspired by Mughal and Rajasthani style architecture, has been warmly welcoming the guests since the Maharajah reign during pre-independent India. The guests since then have relished the bright vibrant textures, traditional geniality and magical picturesque view within and surrounding the palace. Taking this legacy ahead, Taj hotel and resorts group over took this heritage property and infused it with contemporary wellness facilities includisuites are a savior for guests to ease their nerve wrecks in intimating and seductive aura of the Jiva Spa. This splendid palace has often been theng signature Jiva Spa aroma treatments and lavish swimming pool. Two double spa tented venue for the themed weddings, off-site sumptuous corporate meetings and exclusive social gatherings.

Rambagh Palace, Jaipur boasts both modern and historical rooms and suites, each sumptuously decorated in traditional Taj style. Guests can expect sitting areas, televisions, and handcrafted furniture in all accommodation. The hotel’s grounds include a large garden and palatial architecture. The hotel’s five restaurants and bars offer both traditional Indian fare and modern continental cuisine. The Verandah Cafe tops it off with a range of teas, cocktails, and light meals.

Jai Mahal Palace , Jaipur

Taj Jai Mahal Jaipur is a heritage property redesigned into a majestic hotel with glorious past dating back to 1745 AD. This culturally rich property was built in exquisite Saracenic style with blend of traditional architecture, covering total area of 18 acres including lush greenery. Nested aptly in the capital city of Jaipur with picturesque landscapes, this palatal hotel is an exemplary specimen of amiable traditional hospitality in the desert kingdom. Taj Jai Mahal Palace boasts of its diverse recreational indoor and outdoor options including croquet, mini-golf, amusing elephant polo etc. In-house swimming pool, spa center and yoga sessions are additional perks relished by guests during their stay in this opulent retreat. A conventions’ banquet and 2 board rooms facilitated with all modish equipment makes Jai Mahal Jaipur an ideal destination to amalgamate leisure with business. Lavish green venues often host theme wedding and grandiose social gatherings.

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Civil Lines, Jai Mahal Palace Hotel promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Enjoy the hotel’s recreational facilities, including badminton court, dart board, mini golf course, fitness center, golf course (within 3 km), before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. 

Taj Mahal Palace , Mumbai

The Taj Mahal Palace is a legendary sea-facing jewel of Mumbai. More than a century old, the hotel is renowned for its grandeur and spectacular views of the Arabian Sea and Gateway of India monument. Each luxury room and suite harks back to colonial times with four-poster beds, plush bedding and chandeliers. Eight eateries are available on site – ranging from Japanese to eastern Mediterranean cuisine.

Since it opened in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace has created its own unique history. From Maharajas and Princes to various Kings, Presidents, CEOs and entertainers, the Taj has played the perfect host, supportive of their every need. Built in 1903, the hotel is an architectural marvel and brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles. Offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, the hotel is a gracious landmark of the city of Mumbai, showcasing contemporary Indian influences along with beautiful vaulted alabaster ceilings, onyx columns, graceful archways, hand-woven silk carpets, crystal chandeliers, a magnificent art collection, an eclectic collection of furniture, and a dramatic cantilever stairway.