The Taj Mahal Palace

The magnificent Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai first opened its doors in 1903, and today, continues to impress visitors from all over the world.

The magnificent Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai first opened its doors in 1903, and over the years has played host to royalty, dignitaries and celebrities from around the globe. Overlooking the majestic Gateway of India, this flagship Taj hotel is located a short walk from the vibrant shops of Colaba Causeway as well as close to the many landmarks of Mumbai’s heritage precinct.  

The 285 rooms and suites continue to impress visitors from all over the world, with a wide array of different room types. Seamlessly combining nostalgic charm with modern amenities, accommodation at the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai will please even the most discerning traveller. Expect pillow menus, the latest in-room technologies and 24-hour butler service throughout your stay.

Dining options are plentiful, with ten different restaurants and bars to choose from offering a range of cuisines from India, Europe and Asia. Signature experiences include traditional high tea at in the lounge and private dining in the Chef’s Studio. Should you wish to arrange a tour or reservation at an establishment outside the hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace’s acclaimed Golden Keys Concierge are on hand to help.


How to get to Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

The Taj Mahal Palace is located in Mumbai’s historic Colaba district, around 23km (40 minutes) from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai Highlights

  • The flagship hotel of the prestigious Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces group
  • A legendary property that has hosted royalty and celebrities since 1903
  • Offering accommodation that combines old-world charm with modern luxury
  • Overlooking the impressive Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea
  • Walking distance to Mumbai’s popular Colaba Causeway

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Mumbai Overview

Why Mumbai: Mumbai is one of India’s most important cities (as well as its largest) and well worth a visit to see its many landmarks, including the iconic Gateway of India, the magnificent Taj Mahal Hotel and the grand Elephanta Caves.

When to Go: Late September to early March is the most pleasant time to visit with clear days and moderate temperatures. March to June is very hot whilst June to September is monsoon season.

Combine With: Mumbai is a popular gateway to the tiger parks of central India, a convenient embarkation point and terminus for a rail journey, or for a holiday in any other part of the Indian subcontinent.

Getting There: Many international airlines have regular flights to Mumbai.

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