Umaid Bhawan Palace

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Nov 192009
 

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan palaceUmaid Bhawan Palace, an impressive and magnificent golden-yellow sandstone edifice in the heart of Jodhpur, stamps a commanding presence. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, the Art Deco style palace was the last of India’s great palaces and was one of the largest private residences in the world. A part of the palace is still the residence of the royal family and another section houses a museum displaying a range of antiques from Jodhpur’s royal past.

Designed by the renowned Edwardian architect Henry Lanchester and embellished with exotic murals of the self-exiled Polish artist Stefan Norblin, the palace is a blend of Eastern and Western architectural influences. The luxurious bathtubs, swimming pool, murals and gardens add to its beauty to its majestic architecture. Among the finest palace hotels in the world, Umaid Bhawan Palace offers guests a privileged royal lifestyle experience. The airport is 5 kms away, and the railway station 5 kms.

Restaurant & Bar:

The Trophy Bar:  Embellished with hunting trophies and memorabilia, recalls a royal lifestyle of times past. The bar serves finger food, snacks, cocktails, spirits, wines, beers and other beverages. Open from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm; 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Risala: The elegant a la carte restaurant, evokes the gallantry of the Jodhpur Lancers with its beautiful royal and martial portraits. It serves a delectable fusion menu of Continental and Indian specialities complemented by a wide selection of fine wines. Lunch 1:00 – 3:00pm, Dinner 7:30 -11:00 pm

The Pillars: The inviting all day dining restaurant with a spectacular view of the gardens, the city and the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, offers a wide selection of pre-plated meals, snacks, Rajasthani delicacies, major meals and tea time delicacies. It is open from 6:30 am – 11 pm

The palace-hotel has several excellent venues for private dining, romantic evenings as well as theme dinners.

Room Facilities:
The Deluxe Rooms, embellished with Art Deco interiors and equipped with modern conveniences, are a blend of princely charm and contemporary comforts.

The Regal Suites, tastefully appointed and lavishly spread, are the erstwhile residences of visiting royalty. Each suite has its own unique theme and all have a different colour scheme from pastels to rich, deep tones.

The Royal Suites, two elegant and luxurious erstwhile royal residences of Maharaja Umaid Singh and his queen, are distinct in their style, décor and layout.

Other Facilities & Services:

Business Centre, Business Facilities, Car Rentals, Currency Exchange, Driver Dormitory, Express Check in Check out, Facilities For the Physically Challenged, Health Club – Taj Spa, Sauna, Hotel Safe, Internet/E-mail/Fax Facilities, Interpreter Services – on request, Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services, Palace Museum, Luggage Storage-upon space availability, Medical Services – Doctor on Call, common medicines available, Parking, Sim card on hire, Postal/Parcel Services, Room Service – 24 Hrs, Security Escorts – available on request, Shops, Travel Desk -Ticketing, Tours

Recreation:

Billiards, Croquet, Golf on request, Horse Riding on request, Polo on request, Squash, Swimming – Indoor Pool, Swimming -Kiddies Pool – in the shallow end of main pool, Tennis

Address:-

Umaid Bhawan Palace
Mail : umaidbhawanpalace@indiahotelsfinder.com
Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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