Taj Mahal Palace hotel

Taj Mahal Palace hotel With a cutting-edge style and sophisticated ambience, the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in South Mumbai is a happening hotel exuding opulence, serving socialites and notable personalities since 1903.

Introduction

A famous landmark of Mumbai, the lavish Taj Mahal Palace hotel is known to be one of the iconic hotels in India. Commissioned by Parsi industrialist JN Tata, the hotel is architecturally brilliant with mix styles - Maharaja, Victorian Gothic and Florentine. Originally designed by Raosaheb Sitaram Khanderao Vaidya, the hotel was later completed by British architect W.A. Chambers who mainly worked on the size of its central dome. The hotel, offering the panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and bay, is a top choice among luxury seekers and those who want to experience Taj’s signature style of hospitality. The hotel has played hosts to numerous significant figures all across the globe.

Location

The classy hotel is located in Colaba City in South Mumbai. There are museums, churches, art galleries and synagogues within close proximity to the elegant hotel. Among them, the most famous are - Gateway of India situated at 100 meters, and Jehangir Art Gallery and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum located about 700 meters from the hotel.

Airport: The international and domestic airports are at an approximate distance of 30 km and 25 km, respectively from the hotel.

Railway station: The CST Railway Station at about 2.5 km and Mumbai Central Railway Station at approximate 7 km are the main railway stations near the hotel.

Accommodation

All 560 rooms and suites between the hotel’s palace and tower wing carry the grace of old-world and are equipped with modern amenities. With mega rich decor and great comfort quotient, its rooms and suites - Tower Superior Rooms, Tower Deluxe Rooms, Palace Luxury Grande Rooms, Taj Club Rooms, Executive Suites, Luxury Suites, Grand Luxury Suites, Ravi Shankar Suite, The Tata Suite and Rajput Suite - speak a lot about their luxurious aspect. Most of the rooms enjoy the splendid view of the Arabian Sea.

The large marble-laden bathrooms are equally smart sporting oversized tubs, separate showers, thick towels and robes, and fragrant Molton Brown toiletries.

Features

Meeting and banquet

The 11 renovated halls and venues in the historic hotel make sure that your event is a grand affair. All venues perfectly accommodate formal and informal events regardless of their size. Its speciality restaurants offer private dining rooms. The Ballroom, overlooking the Gateway of India, can accommodate guests up to 450 and is suitable for conferences and private events.   

Dining

The hotel owns 10 fine-dining restaurants and bars best known for their enticing dishes with innovative recipes. Contemporary Indian cuisine can be enjoyed at Masala Kraft while for Japanese dishes, it is Wasabi by Morimoto. Souk is popular for fine Eastern Mediterranean cuisine, whereas for delectable Chinese items head for Golden Dragon. Shamiana, the all-day dining restaurant offering multi-cuisine and La Patisserie with heavenly desserts will successfully please your palate. Finger food with exotic drinks, world's finest teas & coffees are available for foodies at Aquarius and Sea Lounge. There is a full range of international wines, fine malts and Asian spice cocktails for guests at Harbour Bar.

Spa

Pamper yourself through traditional Indian therapies at the hotel’s Jiva Spa. After a hectic day, spend some time at the spa where treatments like Indian aromatherapy massages, body scrubs and wraps can be availed. It is an ideal place to rest and relax.

Taj Mahal Palace - a leading boutique hotel

The glamorous Taj Mahal Palace hotel is the right place to experience princely hospitality where guests are treated like Gods.
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