About the hotel
Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest private residences in the world, set amidst 26 acres of verdant gardens. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, the golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in a fashionable Art Deco Style of that time. Designed by renowned Edwardian Architect, Henry Lanchester, the palace is a blend of eastern and western architectural influences. The lavish interiors with gilt furniture and elegant artwork follow the Art Deco style, complemented by the exotic murals of the self-exiled Polish Artist, Stefan Norblin.
Located at Palace Road, Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is 6.5 km from Mehrangarh Fort and 6 km from The Jaswant Thada Mausoleum. Tourists can visit Mandore (8 km approx.), Kaylana Lake and Garden (13 kms),
Balsamand Lake (14.5 km approx.), Masooria Hills (6kms) and Bhim Bhirak lake.
Airport: 4.5 km (Approx.)
Railway station: 4.5 km (Approx.)
Apart from state-of-the-art features and amenities, staying at Umaid Bhawan Palace, is a royal experience in its true sense. Guests wake up to peacocks dancing in the nearby gardens. They can take a midnight dip in the subterranean Zodiac Pool. Guests can also visit the private museum, try a hand at the marbled squash courts or enjoy a game of billiards in the panelled recreation room. Guests can experience the art of Indias ancient healing wisdom in the romantic new setting of the Taj Spa. Dining at the Palace, just like everything else, is a glorious indulgence. Fine restaurants, charming lounges and a slew of fairytale dining experiences satiate the palate and the spirit. Hosting parties, gatherings and official functions at the royal Palace is a regal event. To match the grandeur of the palace, a unique traditional welcome is offered to the guests. For weddings, Umaid Bhawan Palace bestows the special union with a magical gala. A glorious palace background, is enhanced with rainbow-hued Rajasthani costumes and ambiences and all the splendid trappings of an ancient royal wedding.
The Art Deco inspired rooms with striking antique furniture at Taj Umaid Bhawan offer princely comfort and royal atmosphere. An inmitable tribute to art deco, the Palace has in its luxurious fold a large number of rooms and suites to offer to its guests depending on their needs and preferences.