One of Mumbai's landmark buildings, Taj Mahal Palace & Tower is a large hotel with opulent decor, offering great views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India.
There are 560 rooms with a range of standards, including suites. They all have the facilities you'd expect of a large international standard hotel, such as TV, safe, and minibar.
Hotel facilities include a spa, fitness centre with sauna and steam bath, swimming pool, a business centre, and shop. There is a wide range of dining options, from cafes to bars, Japanese food to grills, and of course an excellent Indian restaurant.
Open: Taj Mahal Palace and Tower is open all year.
Location: Taj Mahal Palace and Tower is located near the gateway of India by the bay in Mumbai and is one of the best known buildings in the city.
Rooms: There are 560 en-suite rooms including 44 suites in the palace and tower wings. The tower wing is newer and has 275 superior and deluxe rooms with TV, DVD player, direct dial ‘phone, Wi-Fi internet access, tea and coffee makers and minibar. All rooms in the palace wing have similar facilities and butler service. Suites offer more spacious accommodation including a living room.
Activities: City sightseeing, shopping, visiting museums and galleries. Yacht cruises and various excursions can be arranged at the hotel.
Facilities: There is an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre with a steam room. The Jiva Spa offers a range of treatments including aromatherapy, scrubs, wraps and massage. There is a wide choice of restaurants offering a range of cuisines including French, Japanese, Chinese and Mediterranean. There is also a bar with views of the Gateway of India and another bar with a dance floor and an al freso area. The spacious lobby has many sofas and chairs where guests can relax. The hotel has a lounge exclusively for the use of guests in the palace wing, where snacks and drinks can be enjoyed. There is a beauty salon.
Dining: Meals are taken at separate tables at the many restaurants.
Children: The hotel accepts children of all ages.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is wired and Wi-Fi internet access in all rooms and some public areas, to be paid for locally.
"Totally different category of hotel. After day in the parks and dusty bumpy journeys we felt like bushwhackers in the smart lobby. Stayed in the Tower as that is the only part open with rooms. Restaurants good, services good. "