Rambagh Palace

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Nov 092009
 

Rambagh Palace Jaipur

Rambagh_PalaceWelcome to Rambagh Palace

Rajasthan evokes images of erstwhile royalty – polo-playing princes and beautiful princesses who captured their hearts. The history of Rajasthan – or ‘Rajputana’ as it was once called – is rich with legendary tales of love and valour.

For nearly two centuries, the Rambagh Palace has been home to generations of royals. Built in 1835 on a modest scale for the queen’s favourite handmaiden Kesar Badaran, it was later refurbished as a royal guesthouse and hunting lodge. In 1925, Rambagh was converted into a palace, and became the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur.

The ‘Jewel of Jaipur’ as it is fondly called, remained the home of the Jaipur royal family until 1957, when it was first converted into a luxury hotel by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. But it wasn’t until 1972 that Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces took over the reins. It is now the ‘jewel in the crown’ among the authentic palaces of the Taj in India.

In the finest tradition of Rajput hospitality, the Rambagh Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living – a luxury and extravagance that was once the sole preserve of kings. Its elegantly appointed rooms, marbled corridors and majestic gardens echo with history, and every corner has a story to tell.

Facilities & Services:

Rambagh Palace offers 79 rooms including aesthetically restored suites, which were the chambers of the former Maharaja. Use of rich fabrics and silk drapes draw from the colourful art and warm hues of the state of Rajasthan.

Palace Business Services :

Business Centre
Broadband Internet access
Facsimile
Photocopying
Secretarial services
Wireless Internet access

Palace Concierge Services:

Babysitting
Car Hire Service
Currency Exchange
Doctor-on-call
Express Laundry/ Dry cleaning
Flowers can be organized on request
Postal/ Parcel Services
Travel & Tours desk

Palace Leisure Services :

24-hour in room dining
Astrologer
Bank
Beauty Salon
Historical walks of the Palace
In room Check In/Check Out
In room Safes
Outdoor and Indoor Swimming pool
Special Meal Experience at a choice of locations
Shopping Arcade
Shopping and Sightseeing excursions
Vintage cars available for airport transfer and city tours

Dining:

Food and Wine

From casual, all-day dining to formal, fine dining, guests can look forward to a wide array of delectable culinary delights and refreshing beverages.

At the Rambagh Palace , we offer a distinctive dining experience, one that explores the nuances of the finest Indian and international cuisines, serving a mouth watering medley of traditional and contemporary favourites.

» Polo Bar:

The glamour of the princely equestrian sport is masterfully captured in every little detail at the legendary Polo Bar. Adorned with trophies and polo memorabilia, the bar serves up signature cocktails inspired by the royal sport. Guests can take their pick from a fine selection of single malts, wines, liqueurs, and Cuban cigars. The bar has a relaxed charm that invites you to enjoy the evening at a leisurely pace.
Attire: Smart Casual

» Steam:

This lounge bar on wheels is the finest watering hole in town. Its Mediterranean ambience is cozy and intimate despite being zesty with low-slung couches, snug seating and plenty of space to relax and unwind.

» Suvarna Mahal:

At Suvarna Mahal – our grand dining hall – culinary masters have carefully studied the cuisines of the royal houses of India, to bring you an exotic array of dishes – accompanied by the lilting melody of classical music, and vintage wines from our cellars. High ceilings, gilded mirrors and Florentine frescoes provide the perfect ambience for an evening of fine dining.
Attire: Smart Casual

» The Rajput Room:

The Rajput Room is our informal all-day dining restaurant overlooking the front lawns. Its refreshing indoor-outdoor ambience makes it an ideal venue for breakfast and light meals – complemented by a fine selection of signature French press coffees, and freshly infused teas.
Attire: Smart Casual

» The Verandah:

Verandah, an Alfresco dining option provides panoramic views of the gardens and fountains. Guests can savour the privileges of royalty, the traditional afternoon tea with champagne, pre-dinner cocktails, light meals throughout the day or simply sit back and read their favorite book.
Attire: Casual

Rooms & Suites:

Guests relive the Rajputana era in refined and restored rooms, each offering a distinct experience in princely living.

Palace Rooms
A retreat for the senses, rich in terms of textures and colors, each Palace room has been redesigned for comfort. A four-poster bed, walk-in wardrobes, and a spacious bathroom cocoon guests into the palatial experience. Every room is equipped with large plasma TVs’ in-room safe, tea/coffee maker and minibar.

Historical Suites
The historical suites present a welcoming ambience with marble floors, exquisite Rajasthani artwork and sheer fabrics, which enable crisp sunlight to enhance the beauty of each room. A four poster bed, a sitting area overlooking gardens, a walk in wardrobe and a spacious bathroom make these suites ideal for the discerning leisure traveler. A Personal Butler is on call throughout the stay, to help design shopping itineraries or excursions into the city.

Royal Suites
Some of these suites have been the personal chambers of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The beautiful architecture and opulent décor with embellishes such as rajasthani motif, delicate mirror- and- stone work, intricately carved pillars with marbles inlay, rich silks and tall draped curtains create a magical experience. Includes all the guest amenities from above.

Grand Royal Suites
Maharani Suite
The Maharaja had got this suite specially redecorated by his favorite designer Hammond’s of London as a surprise gift to Maharani Gayatri Devi. This suite flaunts a very different look with delicate finishes textured wood panels, intricate mirror and stone work, rich furnishings, hand painted Rajasthani art, the Maharani suite has a comfortable sitting area, a princely dining space, a spectacular oval four fixture mirrored bathroom. The palatial French windows open to a fabulous vision of the serene Mughal gardens.

Prince’s Suite
The Prince’s Suite the former chamber of Prince Jagat Singh, son of Maharani Gayatri Devi Suite is contemporary in its design. It offers a spacious drawing room, a private jacuzzi in the bathroom and a large lounge overlooking the historic gardens, extending on to a private terrace. Large windows, exotic fabrics, drapes & brocades, special hand crafted art fills ones senses with charm, opulence and excess.


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