The Taj Lake Palace is a magnificent hotel built on an island in Lake Pichola, originally as a pleasure palace for a young prince, and turned into a hotel in 1963 by Maharana Bhagwat Singhiji, and used as one of the settings in the James Bond film, Octopussy. Today it retains its cultural heritage offering guests opulent surroundings, together with modern amenities, superior facilities and professional service for a special stay in the city of Udaipur.
The hotel’s rooms and suites are each distinctly designed to capture a different mood and period, but each featuring mosaics, artiacts, richly decorated frescoes and ornate carved furniture. Even the most basic choice - the luxury rooms - offer superior attention to details and facilities, including a personal butler service, views over the courtyard, palace and lake, queen beds, plasma TV, high thread-count linen, Forest Essential bath amenities, Wi-Fi, pillow menu and waffle bathrobes, to name a few.
Take a yoga class or lounge on the rooftop deck, before enjoying a boat trip around Lake Pichola for the ultimate in relaxation. The centre of Udaipur isn’t far away, boasting beautiful architecture and vibrant bazaars. The hotel can also arrange a range of activities that can be enjoyed in this desert state, such as jeep safaris, mountain biking, trekking and mountain tours.
Head to Amrit Sagar, a stylish bar renowned for its fine selection of vintage wines, spirits and cigars, and also serves afternoon tea or light meals. Contemporary European cuisine is served at Bhairo served on a terrace with lake views, while Jharokha offers informal all-day dining and an international menu.
Post Box No. 5Lake PicholaUdaipur