India and heritage go hand in hand. Without any doubt, it can be rightly said that India is a land of antiquity. With her exotic elegance, India marks the peak of what we call the connoisseur of beauty. We find an amalgamation of states and regions here, just like we find ourselves among the mountains in one of those wooden cottages in North, in the same way, we would be engrossed in one of the alluring palace hotels in Rajasthan. Yes, holding the glory and heritage of India, these celebrated palace hotels of Rajasthan is the ultimatum for every worthy beauty admirer.
Rajasthan is blessed with the most lavish and renowned palace hotels, where people from far away foreign lands come to visit and confine themselves to kingly amenities and nothing less.
The Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur holds the place of the most favourite traveller’s choice hotels and that says it all. With its per night costing around 30,000, one can definitely guess what immensely pleasure and amenities they will get here. The Rajputs are gone, but really are these days too? Not all all. This hotel grasps those days by providing one a stay where the Maharana’s guests were entreated. One will be enthralled by the way they welcome you to the city of Udaipur by taking a ride in a vintage car, letting you immerse yourself in Jiva Spa boat, recipes from Mewari cuisine and arrival by boat. What more does one need?
The Leela Palace in Udaipur will give you a breathtaking stay just along the banks of Lake Pichola and the view directed towards the Aravallis. With their per night costing around 27,000, one will get an authentic taste of princely eras inside the rooms designed with premium Rajasthani artefacts and furnishings.
Once the residence of Maharaja of Jaipur, the Taj Rambagh Palace takes you the days of the Maharaja. This hotel is the ultimate of all where you will also get to delight yourself with a great Indian feast in the Suvarna Mahal which was the former palace ballroom built in the 18th century. Designed with chandeliers, ‘jalis’, sandstone balustrades, cupolas and so more, this hotel is worth spending 34,000 per night.
Jai Mahal Palace Hotel is another piece of princely art which is fortunately restored and recently refurbished for tourists to enjoy the best of Rajuputana. Built in an area of 18 acres, this hotel is advantageously located near to the main shopping centre and historical monuments. This hotel pricing 12,000 per night is apt for people with a bit low budget and also wanting the Taj hospitality.
The Raj Palace Grand Heritage Hotel is one of a kind because it has won the awards of being rated as the world’s leading heritage hotel by World Travel Awards Seven times in a row. This hotel was the royal residence of Jaipur and now the first museum hotel. Comprising every minute amenities, in fact more than that like the Swapna Mahal restaurant harbouring a real gold leaf work, the Shikarbadi Bar with intricately designed hunting paintings, the Kebab shop with barbecue making way for some authentic Mughlai delicacies, the Royal Lounge – coffee shop is a privileged shop. Enriched with 24 karat gold fittings, stucco, brocades, mirror work and more, this hotel is by no mean less than a palace. The royalty will be yours by spending 32,000 per night.
Rajasthan has been at the helm of keeping with sophistication when it comes to heritage. So are these palace hotels which are also keeping up the remembrance, recounts, memoirs of the bonafide Rajput Gharana making it impossible for us not to visit once.