Taj Lake Palace hotel

Taj Lake Palace hotel In the beautiful ‘City of Lakes’ Udaipur, the Taj Lake Palace hotel continues to fascinate its onlookers by its bizarre location and opulence quotient.


Considered as one of the most romantic places in the world, the Taj Lake Palace hotel is the identity of Udaipur City. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur in 1746, the majestic palace was earlier known as Jag Niwas which was later converted into a heritage hotel. The hotel draws everyone’s attention for its unique location amidst Lake Pichola on Jag Niwas Island. It shot to global popularity when the famous James Bond film ‘Octopussy’ was filmed at the hotel. Offering splendid views, the palace hotel is certainly a dreamland. This white marble heritage structure is decked with semi-precious stones and ornamented niches. Pillared terraces, various columns, well-laid gardens and charming fountains line the courtyards of the hotel.


The heritage hotel is located in the middle of Lake Pichola on Jag Niwas Island. City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Fateh Sagar Lake and Ambrai Ghat are some famous tourist attractions near the hotel.

Airport: At about 25 km from the hotel, Dabok Airport, also known as Maharana Pratap International Airport, has regular flights to Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mumbai, Delhi and all major cities of India.

Railway station: Udaipur City Railway Station is located about 3 km from the hotel. Frequent trains connect Udaipur to metro cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Mumbai.


The hotel comes with 66 spacious rooms and 17 suites featuring exquisite designs, crystal artworks, stained glass works and beautiful paintings dating back to several centuries. These exotic units fall in five categories - Luxury Rooms, Palace Rooms, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites and Grand Presidential Suites - offering astounding views of City Palace, Aravalli Hills, Machla Magra Hills and Jag Mandir.

The traditional welcome, royal treatment and a special city tour in vintage cars; all are phenomenal leaving the guests engrossed.


Meeting and banquet

The meeting and banquet facilities are well-appointed with impeccable services and accommodating a wide spectrum of events. Hosting meetings and celebrations at Grand Mewar Mahal, the elaborated palace venue, is a great opportunity to relish the impressive setting of the hotel. Catering services are also available for such events.


The fine-dining restaurants at the Taj Lake Palace hotel are exclusively meant for resident guests where they can indulge in various cuisines such as - Rajasthani, Indian, Asian, Western and Italian. Enjoy varieties of delectable dishes around the world at the all-day dining restaurant, Jharokha. Neel Kamal offering authentic Rajasthani and Indian dishes and open-air Bhairo serving contemporary European delicacies are signature speciality restaurants. Make your evenings pleasurable by spending some quality time at the bar Amrit Sagar and relishing the fine vintage wines, spirits and cigars.

Must try: Flavours of Northwest Frontier at Neel Kamal, Seasons Bar at Jharokha and Unique Dining Experience on the Royal Gangaur Boat.


Immerse yourself in ultimate luxury at Jiva Spa. Various body and beauty treatments enriched with the goodness of ayurveda are a gateway to a rejuvenated body. The treatments and massages inspired by such ancient healing traditions are effective in curing many diseases, disorders and chronic ailments. In addition, the spa boat experience is absolutely awe-inspiring.  

Taj Lake Palace - a glorious creation  

Offering superb sights to behold, the Taj Lake Palace hotel is a marvel floating on the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola.
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