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Taj Falaknuma Palace

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a "must do" in Hyderabad. Front the moment you step in you are made to feel like royalty. The ride in the horse drawn carriage, rose petals being showered upon arrival are just tasters of what is to follow. Its a fascinating palace, restored to perfection!! It's to be experienced to be believed!! Ensure you get the... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here 4 nights and could have done longer. The position of this old palace is excellent with views over Hyderabad city and the Decan plain (both now full of buildings!). Nevertheless quite a sight especially at night. The hotel itself is spectacular in the daytime and at night. Wonderful to sit out at night for pre-dinner drinks in... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights here, in the middle of a 3 week journey across southern India. It was by a long way the most luxurious and spectacular hotel we stayed in (and that goes for all our other trips around the world). The ability to stay in a place of such heritage and beauty should not be missed. The room... More 

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay and I only came back to Hyderabad to show this unique hotel to my wife. There is simply nothing negative I can say about this place. It oozes class and you feel privileged from the moment you roll up in horse & carriage till the moment you leave under a shower of rose petals. The... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Taj Falaknuma along with a guest for tea. It was an amazing experience. The ambience, the royal treatment, the palace rooms and the view from the top was just unbelievable. This is definitely a must do if you are visiting Hyderabad.

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Vancouver, Canada
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149 reviews 149 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay and we came back three years later because it so impressed us. The building, furnishings and public areas are breath taking. We quite enjoyed the pool area as well. It truly is a sanctuary from the busy city surrounding it. We found the staff friendly and delightful. Our waiter for breakfast on each day went... More 

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TajFalaknuma, General Manager at Taj Falaknuma Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! Thank you for your detailed feedback regarding your recent stay with the Palace. Even though you been appreciate about every aspect of the palace I am very sadden to note your disappoint regarding you found lack of attention to detail this time comparative to your pervious stay. Let me assure you that it... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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112 reviews 112 reviews
35 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second stay in this spectacular hotel was a trifle disappointing compared to my first (which was shortly after it opened). The rooms are still lovely and I appreciate the fact that their design echoes, in a contemporary way, the palace interiors. It's undeniably a spectacular and atmospheric place. However I think service standards have slipped. I was disappointed at... More 

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TajFalaknuma, General Manager at Taj Falaknuma Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! Even though you have be appreciative about the palace and the service provided to by our team I have noted your disappointment regarding the restaurant service was not at all up to your expectation and I completely agree with you that things should have been better and your experience should have been more... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taj Falaknuma Palace is located in the 400 yrs old city of Hyderabad. The city is famous for the Charminar monument and Pearls and now restored jewel back in its crown as Falaknuma Palace. The Falaknuma meaning is "Mirror of Sky". The Falaknuma Palace was built in 1894. It is 2000 ft above Hyderabad city. This palace of Nizam of... More 

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TajFalaknuma, General Manager at Taj Falaknuma Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! Thank you for your words of appreciation and encouragement. We are glad that you had a memorable stay and are delighted to note your appreciation of the long Palace restoration process, the room and the product which enchanted you. We thank you again for staying at our palace and praising our offerings. The... More 

Liphook, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Taj hotel should be Amazing but I am afraid some simple service issues let it down. The arrival and check in is great and the palace rooms beautiful, like a scene from Downton Abbey. The security men are all very friendly especially the man by the stables. Service at breakfast is too slow if eating on the terrace, nearly... More 

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TajFalaknuma, General Manager at Taj Falaknuma Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! Even though you have be appreciative about the palace and the service provided to by our team I have noted your disappointment regarding breakfast service and the turn down service and I completely agree with you that things should have been better and your experience should have been more pleasant. Your feedback has... More 

Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we wanted to celebrate a occasion.the staff extended all the help which made the occasion great for all.we enjoyed food as well as the ambiance. They make you feel special. Staff treats you really well

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TajFalaknuma, General Manager at Taj Falaknuma Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! Thank you for your words of appreciation and encouragement. We are glad that we were able to exceed your expectations. Thank you so much for appreciating our team. People are the backbone of our palace. With their genuine care and perceptiveness they create delightful moments for our guests – we are truly fortunate... More 

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