Built in 1943 by architect H V Lancaster, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent example of one of the best royal places in Rajsthan. Even H V Lancaster planned the royal palace to equal the beauty and splendour of Viceroy House or the Rashtrpati Bhawan in Delhi built by Lutyens. A part of the Umaid Bhawan Palace has been converted into a luxurious hotel and a museum. The palace is located about five kilometres from the airport and six kilometres from the railway station.
The 98-room hotel is well equipped with all the modern facilities. The rooms at the palace have been divided into Maharaja Suite, Maharani Suite, Palace Chamber, Palace Room and Regal Suite. Rooms and Suites at the hotel are elegantly designed and have attached bathrooms. The facilities include cable TV, direct dial telephone, fireplace, safe deposit box, mini bars, wakeup alarm, laundry, travel desk service, baby-sitting and currency exchange.
Umaid Bhawan Palace offers its guest a number of dining options and serves Indian and international cuisines.
The other facilities at the palace include swimming pool, billiards, fitness center and tennis court.
Jodhpur has a number of tourist destinations that tourists can explore. Perhaps there is no better way to Star your Jodhpur tour than trekking up to Mehrangarh Fort and watch the Blue City below. The other interesting places that one can head to are Jaswant Thanda, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake, Mahamandir Temple and Nagur Fort.
Shopping is a must if you are in Jodhpur. You can shop for lacquerware, carpets, puppets, marble inlay work, silver jewellery miniature of camels and elephants. A stroll down the bustling markets gives you a feel of local life in Jodhpur. Come and discover Jodhpur with Hotels Rajasthan India.
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