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Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

May 10, 2010 by

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Rambagh Palace is an 85-room, 5-star, luxury boutique hotel in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Owned by the Taj Hotels group, it is one of the jewels in their very wonderful portfolio of hotel properties and is a member of the prestigious Leading Small Hotels of The World. Previously a home to generations of Indian royals, for nearly two centuries, Rambagh Palace was converted to a luxury hotel in 1957.

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Recently voted the Best Hotel in The World by the readers of Conde Nast’s Traveler magazine, Rambagh Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living in the finest tradition of Rajput hospitality, offering the finest in luxury and extravagance that was once the sole preserve of kings. Its elegantly appointed rooms, marbled corridors and majestic gardens echo with history, where every corner has a story to tell.

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Accommodations at Rambagh Palace come by way of ultra luxurious rooms and suites. These include aesthetically restored suites, which were the chambers of the former Maharajah. Use of rich fabrics and silk drapes draw from the colourful art and warm hues of the state of Rajasthan.

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

The Palace Rooms are a retreat for the senses, rich in terms of textures and colors, each Palace room has been redesigned for comfort. A four-poster bed, walk-in wardrobes, and a spacious bathroom cocoon guests into the palatial experience. Every room is equipped with large plasma TVs’ in-room safe, tea/coffee maker and minibar.

The Historical Suites present a welcoming ambiance with marble floors, exquisite Rajasthani artwork and sheer fabrics, which enable crisp sunlight to enhance the beauty of each room. A four poster bed, a sitting area overlooking gardens, a walk in wardrobe and a spacious bathroom make these suites ideal for the discerning leisure traveler. A Personal Butler is on call throughout the stay, to help design shopping itineraries or excursions into the city.

Some of the Royal Suites were formerly the personal chambers of the Maharajah of Jaipur. The beautiful architecture and opulent décor with embellishes such as rajasthani motif, delicate mirror- and- stone work, intricately carved pillars with marbles inlay, rich silks and tall draped curtains create a magical experience.

The Grand Royal Suites come in Maharani Suite and Prince’s Suite Options. The Maharani Suite was specially redecorated by the Maharajas favorite designer Hammond’s of London as a surprise gift to Maharani Gayatri Devi. This suite flaunts a very different look with delicate finishes textured wood panels, intricate mirror and stone work, rich furnishings, hand painted Rajasthani art, the Maharani suite has a comfortable sitting area, a princely dining space, a spectacular oval four fixture mirrored bathroom. The palatial French windows open to a fabulous vision of the serene Mughal gardens.

The Prince’s Suite, the former chamber of Prince Jagat Singh, son of Maharani Gayatri Devi, is contemporary in its design. It offers a spacious drawing room, a private jacuzzi in the bathroom and a large lounge overlooking the historic gardens, extending on to a private terrace. Large windows, exotic fabrics, drapes & brocades, special hand crafted art fills ones senses with charm, opulence and excess.

The Grand Presidential Suites come in Suryavanshi Suite and Sukh Nivas Suite options. The Suryavanshi Suite’s high ceilings and exquisite chandeliers complement the green Udaipur stone arches and rich period furniture. Arched French windows opens out onto the resplendent Mughal gardens, the magnificent Nahargarh Fort and the breathtaking Aravali hills transporting the guest into the princely era. Many international celebrities and heads of state have had memorable experiences during their stay in this suite.

The Sukh Nivas Suite is a testimony to fusion décor of contemporary design with royal flourishes. Arched stone work, rich textured drapes and fabrics, crystal chandeliers, gold leaf frescoes, opulent furniture and embellishments creates an ambiance of sheer luxury and decadence. Large windows open to the picturesque royal gardens, and the spectacular Aravali hills. This suite has a grand sitting area, an intimate dining space, sun deck seating on the private terrace, four fixture bathroom with a private jacuzzi, and a glamorous bedroom with a large circular bed draped with full length gold hued curtains from floor to ceiling.

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

From casual, all-day dining to formal, fine dining, guests at Rambagh Palace can look forward to a wide array of gastronomic delights. The Polo Bar is a smart casual bar where the glamor of the princely equestrian sport is masterfully captured in every little detail. Adorned with trophies and polo memorabilia, the bar serves up signature cocktails inspired by the royal sport. Guests can take their pick from a fine selection of single malts, wines, liqueurs, and Cuban cigars. The bar has a relaxed charm that invites you to enjoy the evening at a leisurely pace.

The Steam Lounge Bar is a seen by many as the finest watering hole in town. Its Mediterranean ambiance is cozy and intimate despite being zesty with low-slung couches, snug seating and plenty of space to relax and unwind.

At Suvarna Mahal – Rambagh Palace’s grand dining hall – culinary masters have carefully studied the cuisines of the royal houses of India, to bring you an exotic array of dishes – accompanied by the lilting melody of classical music, and vintage wines from their cellars. High ceilings, gilded mirrors and Florentine frescoes provide the perfect ambiance for an evening of fine dining.

The Rajput Room is an informal all-day dining restaurant overlooking the front lawns. Its refreshing indoor-outdoor ambiance makes it an ideal venue for breakfast and light meals – complemented by a fine selection of signature French press coffees, and freshly infused teas.

Verandah, an Alfresco dining option provides panoramic views of the gardens and fountains. Guests can savour the privileges of royalty, the traditional afternoon tea with champagne, pre-dinner cocktails, light meals throughout the day or simply sit back and read their favorite book.

The Royal Butlers can create magical dining moments wherever you desire – whether it is within the luxury of your suite, or at Chandni Chowk – the central courtyard of the palace – a perfect retreat for a romantic rendezvous. Mesmerise your senses with champagne, moonlight and candles set the mood for a romantic dining experience in your own private tent – against the backdrop of the illuminated palace. Or dine in your own private ‘Jharokha’ with flaming torches – providing an intimate setting for a memorable evening – uniquely ‘Rambagh’

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

The world-renowned Jiva Grande Spa at Rambagh Palace blends ancient Indian wisdom with contemporary therapies, offering the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Indian aromatherapy massages, time-honored Indian treatments, body scrubs and wraps. Signature Jiva Grande Spa experiences bring guests the essence of traditional royal wellness and therapeutic experiences.

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, India

Featuring some of the most luxurious surroundings found anywhere in the world, Rambagh Palace Hotel is still providing the outstanding hospitality and service that served royals and dignitaries for the last two centuries; making it a must-stay experience for the Chic Traveler.

Hotel Amenities:

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Voice mail
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Multi-line phone
  • Internet access (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Wake-up calls
  • Housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathroom phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Slippers
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Cable television service
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Welcome amenities
  • Desk
  • Sofa bed
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Croquet
  • Mini Golf
  • Polo (Upon Request)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis

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  1. love the pictures. would love to have a holiday there.

  2. People travel for a various reasons. Staying in a hotel can be a happy and memorable experience provided that you choose the right hotel according to your budget.


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