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Udaipur luxury hotels

Udaipur luxury hotels

Udaipur is a whimsical destination and one of the most romantic cities you can visit in India. Also referred to as the ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur attracts travelers with its enchanting setting, glorious palaces, regal history, placid lakes, and resplendent temples. Along with offering picturesque views, the city is also famous for its vibrant culture.

The city of Udaipur was founded by the Mewar royal family in the 16th century. The family continues to preserve the legacy of their ancestors. Today, Udaipur has become a famous international destination and hosts lavish weddings. The well-known 1983 movie, Octopussy, featuring James Bond was also filmed in Udaipur!

The alluring Lake Pichola in Udaipur
The alluring Lake Pichola in Udaipur

This laid-back city has a lot to offer for every type of traveler. One can visit the City Palace Museum, the City complex, enjoy scenic boat rides at lakes, try the distinct Rajasthani cuisine, and experience many other things.

However, when it comes to accommodations, Udaipur is home to some of the best luxury hotels. Offering modern amenities, world-class hospitality, and a sophisticated experience, here are top six luxury hotels in Udaipur:

The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace

The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace was built by Maharana Fateh Singh in 1911 who was the last great major ruler in India. At present day, the palace turned heritage hotel overlooks the beautiful Fateh Sagar Lake which is set against the backdrop of Aravalli Hills. It showcases royal grandeur and intricate architecture in a luxurious ambiance.

Outdoor dining at The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace
Outdoor dining at The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace

The hotel has 55 comfortable and spacious guest rooms and suites that provide mesmerizing views of the lake, Udaipur skyline, or the valley. The rooms are spread over two wings – the Heritage and the Shreenathji wing. Each unit is redesigned to maintain the regal splendor of the original palace. Along with royal artwork and décor, all rooms come with modern facilities.

The three restaurants of the hotel serve delicious cuisines including Indian, Pan Asian, and multi cuisines. Guests can enjoy their meals accompanied by live Rajasthani folk performances.

Raffles Udaipur

Raffles Udaipur is a private oasis that offers everlasting comfort and absolute luxury. It is set on a private island in Udai Sagar Palace and is a grand luxury hotel in close proximity to various attractions. Amid lush greenery, the hotel is located in an idyllic and peaceful location.

The tranquil Raffles Udaipur
The tranquil Raffles Udaipur

Raffles Udaipur boasts colonial-style décor and refined rooms equipped with all the facilities needed. The well-appointed rooms and suites are cozy and face either the lake or the private garden. Some units even have their own exclusive outdoor pool, providing exceptional privileges. While standard suites have living rooms, upgraded suites add saunas and massage rooms.

The hotel has a wide range of dining options to choose from, featuring four restaurants and four bars. Guests can make use of the hotel’s posh spa attached to a gym, a massive badminton court, a swimming pool, and other amenities.

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Elegant, and historic, Taj Palace Udaipur is situated in the middle of Lake Pichola and was built in 1746. The gorgeous Taj palace is constructed using marbles and has huge corridors, pavilions with inlaid stones, courtyards, and delicate mirror work.

The unique Taj Lake Palace Udaipur
The unique Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

The 66 rooms and 17 suites of the hotel overlook the garden or the glimmering lake. Each unit has lavish en-suite bathrooms, tasteful furniture, and plush furnishings. The rooms are categorized into palace rooms, luxury rooms, royal suites, royal grand suites, and presidential suites.

The restaurants of the hotel offer a fine dining experience. While the traditional Neel Kamal provides views of the lily pond and specializes in the local cuisine of Udaipur, the rooftop Bhairo restaurant serves European cuisine. Guests can embark on heritage tours around the hotel and the city, enjoy cultural shows, astrology sessions, and other activities organized by the hotel.

Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa

Set on the banks of the Fateh Sagar Lake, Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa is a high-end accommodation. It features whitewashed doomed buildings and is set on landscaped gardens that offer panoramic views of the surroundings including the Sajjangarh Fort and Aravalli mountains.

The radiant Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa at night
The radiant Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa at night

With contemporary facilities, the beautiful rooms overlook the jungle, landscaped hotel grounds, or lakes. The décor of the rooms includes modern furniture and distinctive decorative pieces. The suites of the hotel add plush living rooms and a dining area.

Amidst elegant interiors, the four restaurants of the hotel serve appetizing delicacies of Indian and international cuisines. Guests can make use of the hotel’s two-level swimming pool, lounges, fitness center, business center, a well-known spa, and more to enjoy a royal treatment.

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace is located on the eastern shores of Lake Pichola and is also part of the iconic City Place complex. Built in the 20th century, the hotel offers mesmerizing vistas of the lake and the mighty Aravalli mountains. The hotel has successfully maintained the original décor of the palace where guests can appreciate the miniature paintings, royal heirlooms, royal storerooms, and the overall history-soaked interiors.

The sun-kissed Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur
The sun-kissed Taj Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur

The hotel’s suites feature large arched windows, royal artifacts, period furniture, original paintings, and en suite bathrooms. Some suites even have private balconies, living areas, and terraces that look past the lake.

Guests can enjoy a wide range of delicacies from the hotel’s in-house restaurant, Sunset Terrace, that offers beautiful views and sip on refreshing beverages at the waterfront Suryadarshan Bar. The hotel has a swimming pool, a green lush garden, a spa, and a fitness area among many other facilities. The hotel also arranges other unique dining experiences and boat cruises over Lake Pichola.

The Leela Palace

Situated in the landscaped grounds, the Leela Palace lies adjacent to Lake Pichola and radiates the lavishness of the Mewar era. The hotel has authentic Rajasthani interiors and exteriors as well as displays hand-picked artifacts. The Leela Palace offers the most stunning views of the City Palace and Lake Pichola.

The extravagant Leela Palace
The extravagant Leela Palace

The rooms and suites of this luxury hotel are beautifully equipped with modern amenities while featuring Indian charm. The rooms are decorated in warm golds and reds, exhibit fine Indian carpets and local artwork. Some of the units come with lake views and have private balconies.

The Leela Place has a wide variety of dining venues coupled with excellent locations and impeccable services. For fine Indian specialties under a star-lit sky, guests can head to Sheesh Mahal while an international dining experience is available onsite at the Dining Room. The Library Bar and Pool side bar are perfect for lounging and enjoying leisure time.

Udaipur is full of culture, history, and heritage. Exploring the city while staying at any of the above-listed luxury hotels is bound to make your trip special and memorable.


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