Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
This impressive hotel was built in 1835 as a hunting lodge and converted to a palace in 1925 as the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. It was converted to a hotel in 1957. It is an incredible hotel with stunning architecture.
The Rambagh Palace resort is spread over 47 acres of tranquil, landscaped gardens. Located close to the walled "Pink City", spectacular forts, and all the unique shopping bazaars of Jaipur, the Palace unveils the rich culture and history of the past rulers of Rajasthan. The palace has been restored to its former glory with refurbished rooms with verandahs that overlook courtyards with fountains or gardens, or the idyllic front lawns. There is a warm intimate lobby and it is fun to re-live the royal lifestyle at Rambagh.
The Public Areas
The foyer and public rooms are lavish and feature many extraordinary pieces of art, sculpture, and very unique furnishings. You can tell you are in a palace as soon as you see the building and enter the foyer. The hotel offers a variety of dining options with some unique night time experiences. Suvarna Mahal is the grand Indian dining experience. For more casual fare, the open air Verandah Cafe on the palace lawn is always popular as is the casual dining room, the Rajput Room. Steam is a very popular restaurant/bar experience within a restored steam engine and a Victorian style station
The rooms feature all the amenities you would expect in a world class hotel. The luxury rooms have all been restored with plenty of space and wonderful modern marble bathrooms. The suites here are incredible and come in three different categories; Historical, Royal and Grand Royal. Some of these suites were the personal rooms of the Maharaja and his family and the opulence of these rooms is quite amazing.
Hotel Fact Sheet: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces - Rambagh Palace, Jaipur