Umaid Bhawan Palace

Near Circuit House Road, Jodhpur, India

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19.5
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Hotel Description

There are palaces and then there are palaces. By which we mean, there’s no shortage in India of palace-style hotels, whose entire object is to convey the illusion that you’re an aristocrat’s guest. But Umaid Bhawan, as it happens, is still occupied by what remains of Jodphur’s old royal family.

You won’t find the Maharaja himself taking drink orders, however. The palace’s hotel wing is under the direction of a little hotel concern called Taj. In this wing you’ll find sixty-four rooms and suites, which, though only a fraction of the larger palace, proves to be quite enough space. And where some palace hotels come off a bit stagy, attempting to stand in for some Platonic idea of an Indian palace, Umaid Bhawan has a character all its own — it’s of a more recent vintage than many of its counterparts, and seventy years on it’s staying true to its Art Deco self.

As for the luxury of the place, it’s got as much of whatever they award stars for as any of India’s other top hotels — meaning, quite a lot. The difference is personality. If you’re a box-ticker and a square-foot-counter then you’ve probably got your own formula, but if it’s romance that floats your boat then this place has to be somewhere near the top of the list.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 64 Rooms
  • Style: Traditional Elegance
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Steam rooms
  • Turkish bath
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Children Policy: Children up to 12 years stay free in parents room when using existing beds in room. Children aged 13 years and older are fully charged. Pets Policy: Pets are not allowed.

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12pm

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  • Royal Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1200 ft²/111 m².
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    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
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    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Grand Royal Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1400 ft²/130 m².
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    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • Molton Brown bath amenities
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Grand Presidential 1 Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 3000 ft²/278 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
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    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Palace Room- 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 450 ft²/41 m².
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    This room includes:

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    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
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    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
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    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Palace Room- 2 Twin Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Single Beds
    • 450 ft²/41 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • Historical Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 750 ft²/69 m².
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    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • Molton Brown bath amenities
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Steam rooms
  • Turkish bath
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Children Policy: Children up to 12 years stay free in parents room when using existing beds in room. Children aged 13 years and older are fully charged. Pets Policy: Pets are not allowed.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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