Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent piece of Rajasthan’s heritage, and a symbol of new Jodhpur. Home of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family and currently the world’s sixth-largest private residence, the palace has one thing in common with the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra—the palm court marble used in its construction.   Perched on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace inspires with exotic views of the historical Blue City, vast sand dunes, and intimidating Mehrangarh Fort. The palace is conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport, close to the main shopping areas, and the Balsamand and Kalyana lakes.   The last of the great palaces of India, the property houses a family museum, as well as the resplendent Umaid Bhawan Palace. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 70 utterly breathtaking Art Deco- style rooms and suites.  

Tantalise your taste buds at Risala with authentic Rajasthani and Indian cuisine. Discover an array of European and Mediterranean delicacies at Pillars, set in a lovely colonnaded veranda. Unwind at the Trophy Bar with its unique hunting-themed décor and vast selection of alcoholic beverages and cigars.   Pamper yourself with rejuvenating signature treatments and therapies at the Jiva Grande Spa, or soothe your mind and body with yoga and meditation.

Take a heritage walk and relive a fascinating bygone era brought to life through majestic monuments.   Soak in the original architecture of a fascinating bygone era and discover the rich history of a palace that has enjoyed actual royal company—Maharani BadanKanwar of Jodhpur having lived here. Stroll through the lush, landscaped Baradari Lawns, perfect for those who have always envisioned a fairy tale wedding.   Come, experience luxury like the royals did.

Initially a huge palace boasting of the historicaal heritage, this palace was converted into a hotel where you can now feel like a maharaja with world-class amenities. The hotel is managed by Taj Group of Hotels and boasts of 347 opulent rooms.

This hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking and a free manager’s reception are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 64 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and balconies. Free wired Internet and sofa beds are standard, as are LCD TVs with digital channels.Umaid Bhawan Palace offers 64 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries.This Jodhpur hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a safe and complimentary bottles of water. In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a sauna.The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.Jiva Grande has 3 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.The spa is open daily.

Highlights of Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur: Beautiful gardens

How To Reach Ummaid Bhawan:

If you are driving till here in your own vehicle, take the Airport Road and then travel by the 3rd exit from the roundabout to reach the SH 61. Next, turn left and then go through another roundabout to reach the Umaid Bhawan palace.

Entry fee: INR 30 for Indians, INR 100 for foreigners

Timings: 10 AM-4:30 PM

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