Umaid Bhawan Palace


Open:  Umaid Bhawan Palace is open all year.  

Location:  Umaid Bhawan Palace is located just outside the city of Jodhur, in Rajasthan. The hotel is set in 25 acres of gardens.

Rooms:  There are 64 opulent rooms and suites divided into 6 categories. All have LCD TV, DVD player, ‘phone, Wi-Fi internet access, safe, minibar and en-suite bathroom with a range if complimentary toiletries. There is 24-hour room service.

Activities:  Sightseeing in Jodhpur, visiting the markets, horse riding. Various sports and games are available at the hotel including tennis, squash and croquet. Guests can enjoy leisurely drives in one of the hotel’s vintage cars and stroll in the grounds.  

Facilities:  The hotel has lovely gardens, an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, croquet lawns and stables. Indoors there is a billiards room, underground zodiac pool, squash courts, libraries, a whispering gallery and turret rooms. The hotel has a boutique, a bookshop and an antiques gallery.  re are various terraces. The hotel houses the family museum and a collection of vintage cars. The yoga studio is open from 8am till 8pm daily. Guests can enjoy a range of treatments at the Grande Jiva Spa and be pampered in the beauty salon. There is a well-equipped gym with a fitness trainer in attendance. Other facilities include laundry, currency exchange and a travel desk. The hotel offers a choice of dining options. Risala serves continental and Indian dishes, Pillars is set on a veranda and is the setting for breakfast and drinks and snacks later in the day and the Sunset Pavilion specialises in barbecues and grills. There is a cosy bar.   

Dining:  Meals are taken at individual tables.

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome. Babysitting can be arranged.

Health:  We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.

There is internet access. 

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Client Rating for India 5/5 from 130 reviews

Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of those places that blows you away with it’s grandeur and sheer scale.  It’s opulent art deco design and baroque furniture are out of this world and of course the grounds are fabulous.  If you are looking for a luxurious stay and appreciate history then this is for you.

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