Palace Hotels in Rajasthan

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Palace Hotels in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is unlike any other state in the country. Rajasthan is unique, magnificent and mysterious. The royal palaces and forts of Rajasthan lend a distinctive identity that remains unmatched. Most of the old palaces that still retain their aura and magnificence have been converted into luxurious five star hotels thereby allowing travelers to experience at least for few days the lifestyle of the royalty. Rajasthan is dotted with numerous palaces that not only allow travelers to experience royal culture and heritage but also the royal hospitality. The owners of most of these palace hotels were kings, ministers, rich merchants and nobles. Their properties were bought over by the government and post independence, all the royal titles were eliminated and these mansions and forts were turned into heritage hotels.

There are numerous palace hotels in Rajasthan, 1. Taj Lake palace Udaipur 2. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur and 3. The Oberoi Udaivilas Udaipur however some of the most popular ones remain booked all throughout the year. Hence, it is advisable to book them well in advance before planning a stay there. Some of the most prestigious palace hotels in Rajasthan include Rambagh Palace, Raj Palace, Taj Lake Palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Devi Garh Palace and Bal Samand Lake Palace. These are undoubtedly some of the best known palace hotels in Rajasthan.

Rambagh Palace in Jaipur is a reminiscent of a bygone era where the ballroom has been turned into a opulent dining space and each of the suites are adorned with old fashioned four-poster beds overlooking lovely views of the garden. Another noteworthy palace hotel is the Raj Palace in Jaipur situated right in the midst of this bustling capital. Built in 1727, the palace offers quite an interesting mix of luxury, style and traditional Rajasthan heritage. Next in line is the grand Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. Built in the 1930s, a wing of the palace is occupied by the Maharaja. Done in art décor style, this is undoubtedly one of the largest palaces in the country.

Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur doesn't need any introduction, as it is undoubtedly one of the most famous palace hotels having being featured in numerous movies. Situated on an island on Lake Pichola, this exclusive marble palace built in 18th century seems as if it's floating on the lake. All the guestrooms offer magnificent views of the lake and feature the finest in luxury and opulence.

Nestled in the Aravali Hills and surrounded by numerous temples, is the Devi Garh Palace in Delwara. The rulers of Delwara used to once own this palace and today it has turned into a hotel where the grand 18th century architecture is complimented by minimalist interiors.

These are just some of the most prestigious and top-notch palace hotels of Rajasthan. However, besides them there also exist scores of heritage hotels where even small palaces have been turned into hotels. Some of them include Jagat Niwas Palace (Udaipur), Lalgarh Palace (Bikaner), Hotel Ratan Villas (Jodhpur), Raj Mahal Palace Hotel (Jaipur), Fateh Prakash Palace (Udaipur) etc.

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