Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur: Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace

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Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace was established in the year 1977 as a heritage hotel in Jodhpur. Umaid Bhawan is one of the top heritage hotels in India and very best hotel in Jodhpur. Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the largest and grandest private residences in the world. The Umaid Bhawan Palace had a very unique history. The Umaid Bhawan Palace is the only palace which was built in the 20th century as a famine relief project. Under this project around 3000 artisans were given employment. The palace was built in about 14 years.

The palace consumed one million square feet of the finest marble. This palace is a splendid example of Indo-colonial and the art deco style of the thirties.

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur
Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan palace now runs as a hotel, though part of it is retained as museum and other part as royal residence. The sculpted lawns with sandstone pavements and bouquets of bougainvillea bushes are a soothing sight in this palace. This magnificent palace has a unique feature. The unique feature is that some of the old retainers of the royal household are still there to serve the needs of present day guests with the gracious hospitality. In winter, theme dinners are often organized in the Dal Badal, a 100 year old intricately designed hunting tent, which is set up in the palace. There is a choice of 94 rooms and suites. Each room appointed with the furniture originally created for the Palace. The Regal Suites which were originally used by Maharaja Umaid Singh and his Maharani are also part of this palace. The delicious buffet lunch and dinner is laid out daily at the Marwar Hall.

Some of the various other services available at Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace are Travel Desk, Barber shop, Courier service, Newspaper, Parking, Bar, Banquet, Safe Deposit Box, Conference Facilities, Luggage Storage, Swimming Pool, Billards, Fitness Center, Spa, Tennis Court , Doctor on Call, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Post, Baby Sitting, Currency Exchange, Wake up Service, Private Museum, Village Safaris, etc.

Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace is about 5 km from the domestic airport and 6 km from the railway station. The City Center and bus stand are at a distance of 3 km away from the hotel.

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