19 Royal Hotels In India that were Palaces


India’s unique heritage can be experienced by staying in the magnificent palace hotels. When commercialization began in India, several royal forts, havelis, and holiday homes all around the country were converted into hotels and resorts. As time wheeled in the direction of development and luxury, these accommodation options gained in popularity and gradually became some of the best haunts for luxury and history seekers.

1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur


Exuding its aura in the golden land of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan is one of the largest residences of the royal family in India. A part of this massive building has been converted into a heritage hotel and is managed by Taj group of hotels since 1972. Designed by renowned architect, Henry Lanchester, the hotel is the perfect blend of eastern and western architecture style. Set amidst 26 acres of garden, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a leading hotel that serves luxury seekers with all their preferredservices. A section of this royal hotel has been converted into a museum and is open for guests. Staying in Umaid Bhawan Palace is once in a lifetime experience, and is more like a journey through era that redefined royalty and luxury.

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  1. Umaid bhawan is not made of yellow stone but white sandstone why people write about national monuments if they don’t known a fig about it — it was made during famine to give employment to the then starving population

  2. Lalitha Mahal Palace hotel in Mysore is not at all an unaffordable hotel. I got my reservation for 5000 Rs a night few months back, People really need to do research before writing.

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