Taj Lake Palace
The Taj Lake Palace is a unique luxury hotel set in an 18th century palace of white marble that appears to float on Udaipur’s Lake Pichola.
Constructed as a pleasure palace for Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1746, the Taj Lake Palace is one of the most romantic luxury hotels in the world and the set for many famous movies including the James Bond film “Octopussy”. Appearing to float in the middle of serene Lake Pichola, this gorgeous white marble complex offers sweeping views of Udaipur’s marvellous City Palace and the surrounding Aravalli mountain range.
Accommodation is in 66 exquisite rooms and 17 suites, showcasing a range of traditional Indian decorative styles. All come with the finest in bedlinen, plush waffle bathrobes, flatscreen TVs and round-the-clock personalised butler service. Should you wish to dine privately, there is 24-hour room service at this multi-award-winning hotel.
A wide range of restaurants are available to guests, ranging from Indian and European fine dining to a stylish bar. For recreation, there is a large outdoor pool, a fitness centre and yoga facilities, as well as a wellness spa. To learn the many secrets of Taj Lake Palace, take a heritage walk with a resident historian. You can also view the Maharana’s 22 vintage car collection and take a scenic boat ride on the lake.
How to get to Taj Lake Palace
Taj Lake Palace is located 40 minutes (approximately 25km) from Udaipur Airport.
Taj Lake Palace Highlights
- A unique luxury hotel set in an 18th century palace of white marble
- The set for many movies, appearing to float upon Lake Pichola
- Privacy and exclusivity, with sweeping views of Udaipur’s City Palace
- Round-the-clock butler service throughout your stay
- Heritage walks around the complex and tours of a vintage car collection
Accommodation in Rajasthan and North India
Below are a selection of our preferred hotels in Rajasthan and North India. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.
Crystal Sarovar Premiere
Crystal Sarovar Premiere in downtown Agra offers stylish, modern accommodation and a peaceful atmosphere, while being just 3km from the Taj Mahal.
Fateh Garh is an eco-friendly hilltop hotel in Udaipur offering sweeping views of the City of Lakes, its ancient sites and the Aravalli mountain range.
The stately ITC Mughal offers sumptuous accommodation sprawled across 35 perfectly manicured acres in close proximity to the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Jamtara Wilderness Camp
Jamtara Wilderness Camp is a lovely tented camp at the edge of Pench National Park, the evocative setting for Rudyard Kipling's classic novel, The Jungle Book.
Jawai Bandh is a splendid Relais & Châteaux luxury tented camp set in untrammelled wilderness where leopards still roam free.
The Le Meridien New Delhi is conveniently close to many famous monuments, from India Gate and Jantar Mantar to Connaught Place.
The extravagant 19th century Rambagh Palace offers spectacularly restored guestrooms that were once the private chambers of the Maharajah of Jaipur.
Samode Haveli is a unique boutique hotel tucked inside a nobleman's family home. The property is located within the ancient walls of the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
Shahpura Bagh is one of Rajasthan's finest luxury homestays, located on a picturesque nobleman's estate between Udaipur and Jaipur.
Taj Jai Mahal Palace
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Taj Lake Palace
The Taj Lake Palace is a unique luxury hotel set in an 18th century palace of white marble that appears to float on Udaipur's Lake Pichola.
The Birder’s Inn
The Birder's Inn is the perfect base for bird-watching in India's wonderful Keoladeo Ghana National Park which boasts over 350 avian species.