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Taj Falaknuma Palace

5.0 of 5 Engine Bowli, Hyderabad 500053, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Falaknuma (mirror on the sky) Palace is a tourist and historian must. This former residence of the Nizam (ruler) of Hyderabad (once the richest man of his time) offers a glimpse of the ultimate in style, opulence and craftsmanship of its generation. A must is lunch followed by a onducted tour of the Nizam's private rooms, faithfully restored and maintained... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had gone to Adaa (their Indian restaurant) for a celebration dinner. Their bookings have to be made in much advance (read a few days, depending on the rush season even for dinner!). The first time we were not aware of this and had tried to get a table, only to be told there was a 10 day wait (in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am from IT work stream and we usually go out for team dinners. Having a super enthusiastic and food loving team we explore every other restaurant in Hyderabad. This was ours second visit to Falaknuma (Adaa restaurant) for dinner. This time it was a pretty bad experience (read: treatment) we had here. I would agree with other fellows on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this fantastic hotel in March last year on a short trip with friends. It is a truly breathtaking and mesmerising place. However, money went missing from my hotel room and we were passed from person to person to deal with this but yet, it is still not resolved. Please do not be put off by this, but be... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Falaknuma Palace! It was a pleasure to have you stay at Taj Falaknuma Palace back in 2014. Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. I am very sadden to know that your fantastic visit turned into sour note as couple of dollars went missing from your room and also made you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 9 that went there for lunch and the tour. The tour was supposed to start at 2:15 PM. We arrived at 1 PM after inquiring with the guest services that it was more than enough time to have lunch and start the tour. We were asked to move into private room because one of my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happen to visit with friends. The Palace is just Fantastic , it mesmerizes you . In other words it should be termed as Seeing is Believing! We had our dinner at Adda which serves Indian Speciality cuisine. Few points to note the air-conditioning control is not well as the temperature is kept very low and the food often gets cold... More 

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Birmingham
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not just a hotel, but also a very fine historical monument that you get unrestricted access to when you stay at the hotel. The complimentary tour of the palace is not to be missed; the highlight being the explanation of the use of the gossip room of the Nizam's wife. We stayed in a 'standard' Palace room. However,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had expected to be wowed by the Falaknuma, but too many niggles and complaints amount to an overall average experience. For example: *The carpet in our room (#218) was grubby and stained. It had a huge balcony, but apart from a table and two chairs, it was very bare and uninviting. *When we ordered drinks at the Hookah Lounge,... 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 sharing your detailed feedback about your recent visit to our Palace. Even though you have appreciated about the extensive menu of in room dining, Pastries at breakfast, special performance done by our Sufi musicians and the security associates. I have noted your dissatisfaction about stained carpet, service at our Hookah... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

What a huge disappointment Taj Falaknuma! After reading all the rave reviews on trip advisor and hearing it from friends we decided to try the Falaknuma instead of visiting our favoured hotels like the Udai Vilas or Leela Lake Palace. It all started at the check in when the hotel tried to palm off the worst possible room in the... 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 feedback. We have taken careful note of your comment. Please be assured your experience was certainly not reflective of our usual standard of service and I do apologies for the inconvenience. It was most kind of you to have brought the matter to our attention through the Tripadvisor forum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Taj Falaknuma is one of the best property at Hyderabad and our stay was made comfortable and memorable with great hospitality by courteous staff . Two restaurants Celeste and Adaa served all types of food . Mr Nasir was really nice to serve us well and I give my wishes .

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Address: Engine Bowli, Hyderabad 500053, India
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Location: India > Telangana > Hyderabad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj Falaknuma Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 60
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