by anzaceve on Apr 17, 2015Speciality Lodging
Cannot say enough about the small Taj hotel in the exciting city of Varanasi. There are only ten rooms an the one restaurant but that is all you need
here. The rooms are well appointed and beautiful, the food is to die for, they could not do enough for their guests and we're happy to provided traditional Indian food from the region that was not on the menu , saying that the menu for trditional food is extensive but sometimes hotels cater for the middle road to heat and flavours of food.
The welcome here was impressive and we will remember it with affection.
Take a ride in the carriage aroun the property, the driver is knowledgable and very friendly.
The peacocks in the ground and the numerous Hawks make for a wonderful viewing when walking around the grounds.
Wonderful experience even though the roads are all being "upgraded " which make getting around the city difficult at times - certainly not the hotels fault though of course
by Evets54 on Apr 07, 2015Speciality Lodging
One of the best hotels I have stayed in anywhere in the world and certainly the best on our extended trip to India. It is a very small hotel
run by the Taj Group with only twelve rooms, all unique but beautiful furnished with a mixture of new and wonderful antiques.
The greeting when you arrive is warm and friendly and makes you feel at home almost immediately. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and consequently the service is impeccable. The food is very good - freshly prepared and well presented regardless of whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The veranda outside our room was a wonderful place to sit, read a book and drink a cold beer while looking out over the manicured grounds. Our only regret is that we only stayed for two nights. When we go back we will stay longer.
by Caronha on Mar 28, 2015Speciality Lodging
Nadesar Palace or one can say a Guest house for British East India Company is a beautiful colonial property, we stayed in a standard room ( the Persia room)
which was well appointed and extremely comfortable but located just next to dinning area so a bit noisy. The staff, young chef, yoga instructor, are the best.
Beside a noisy room everything was above excellence and all of a sudden Mr.Bedi came to us with asking we are giving an up-gradation for room but we denied as it was our last day out there. Finally after a while a young guy with a bottle of wine and two glasses along with Mr. Bedi were standing outside our room as we just came back from city tour . That was just terrific simply awesome anyone can say. The young guy came inside the room and ask if red wine is fine or shall he change to white we were fine with red and we just asked for orange juices and in 5 minutes it was just fresh with us. Just a brilliant and extraordinary service by the young lad . Apart from all that All public areas were of the same high standard and the gardens are extensive and also beautiful - well worth a look around which other guests didn't seem to bother with. We took a carriage ride which was driven by Naseem whose forefathers drove the same carriage for the maharajah and the experience was impeccable means one should really go for a ride . And just on the back seat the same young lad Naveen with the white umbrella covering us from top shared a ride and told every history about the Nadesar Palace which was quite interesting and a history shared and we loved it .
Words cannot express the feeling of warmth and care that the staff provided. I've read a few reviews of this hotel on trip advisor criticising the food and service. Our experience was only positive, the staff were attentive as you would expect from this standard of property and we ate only Indian food. Dal makhni was just splendid.
Kudos to your team Mr. Bedi.
by AirmileAlex on Mar 25, 2015Speciality Lodging
Faultless rooms and
facilities, service & food in this tranquil retreat from the city. The boutique nature of the hotel means a truly personal service from the managers and staff. Brilliant young chef - try the Thali as a great introduction to a range of local tastes.
by theartwriter on Mar 24, 2015Speciality Lodging
I have stayed in a few luxury properties, including "palaces" in India. What I liked about this one is the small number of rooms, which makes the service extremely personalized.
With only ten rooms, they actually make you feel like royalty.
After my recent three day stay there, I want to book the entire hotel for a group of family and friends. They are sold way in advance and really had no dates available for the entire palace.
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