Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace In the blue city of Jodhpur, a massive palace hotel welcomes its travellers. The Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel is a royal property offering luxury in the most royal way.


Considered as the world’s sixth largest private residence, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is a masterpiece of great architecture. The palace was built during the reign of the then Maharaja Umaid Singh, between 1929 and 1942, to provide employment to thousands of people during a period of famine. Having a perfect blend of eastern and western architecture, the palace grabs the attention of everyone with its Art Deco style. The shimmering palm court marble floorings, stylish artwork and verdant gardens sprawling in an area of 26 acres give strong reasons to this golden-yellow sandstone edifice’s rivals to envy. Converted into a heritage hotel, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is a true reflection of Rajasthan’s cultural and historical heritage serving to scores of guests, including political leaders across the globe, high-profile personalities and dignitaries.


The palace hotel is situated on Chittar Hill which is the highest point in Jodhpur. Attractions like Mehrangarh Fort, Balsamand Lake and Kalyana Lake are 6 km, 11 km and 12 km respectively from the hotel.

Airport: The nearest airport to the hotel is Jodhpur Airport which is approximately 4.5 km.

Railway station: Jodhpur Railway station is at a distance of about 3.5 km from the Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel.


Conceptualized by Henry Lanchester, a celebrated Edwardian architect, the palace boasts of its 347 elegant rooms. A part of the palace is still a residence of the royal family of Jodhpur while the other part is a beautiful museum displaying the history of Jodhpur’s royal family. The third part of the palace is functional as the magnificent heritage hotel, being run by the Taj Group of Hotels, with 64 rooms and suites featuring exquisite interiors, gilt furniture and exotic murals. Segregated into different categories - Palace Rooms, Historical Suites, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites, Maharaja Suite and Maharani Suite - each and every corner of these rooms speaks volume about its utter opulence. All rooms are high on comfort quotient.

The hotel is a gala affair with an indoor swimming pool, grand staircases where amazing views of peacocks dancing and roaming on its premises mesmerise you.  


Meeting and banquet

The hotel offers great space for meetings, conferences, weddings and other official & private events with a splendid background. Welcoming and treating its guests in the traditional Rajasthani style, the hotel makes sure that the guests get the best of the Rajput heritage. The royal treatment, lush gardens and awesome ambiences add more value to such glorious events. Its business centres are equipped with audio visual equipment, convention centre, LCD/projector and meeting facility. The banquet facilities at the hotel are up to the mark.


Relish the lip-smacking dishes at the hotel’s restaurants. At Risala, gorge yourself on Continental and Indian fusion cuisine containing the essence of royal recipes. Sit leisurely at the open-air cafe Pillars and enjoy the fabulous views of Baradari Lawns while sipping exotic drinks. Varieties of alcohol cocktails, Cuban cigars and palatable bar menu can be enjoyed at the Trophy bar. The arrangements for a private dining are flawless making your entire dining experience an unforgettable one. The Rajasthani Thali at Risala, The Royal Champagne Breakfast at Pillars and Palace High Tea at Pillars/Risala/Lanchester Lounge are highly recommended.


A refreshing session at the hotel’s Jiva Grande Spa is a perfect complement to your luxurious hotel stay. The rich aroma of oils and magical ambience are extremely soothing. The signature treatments and therapies at the spa promise you a rejuvenated body and mind and yes, an authentic experience.

Umaid Bhawan Palace - a dazzling hotel offering unlimited memories

With a cutting-edge style and legendary royal hospitality, the Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel is ready to enchant you. Come and rejoice your tour!!

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