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Shiv Niwas Palace

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   The City Palace, Udaipur 313001, India
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shiv Niwas Palace is located on the side of Lake Pichola, it is one of the best location of Udaipur. This is Amazingly Awesome heritage property. Rooms are equipped well with the all the modern amenities and not losing the essence of heritage. It had small swimming pool and nice spa. Services were fast & nice from housekeeping to restaurants,... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is part of the erstwhile city palace's guest quarters. You get a feeling of history as soon as you enter. Definitely for the history buffs. Do not miss the sound and light show at night and the advantage of early entry to the city palace in the morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful view in an hotel a little bit old, but so romantic with a beautiful view on the lake. Decoration of an old palace. You feel in an other world in the fiftees ( could be a little bit modernized). But this is a real great experience.

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Anne M, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. We thank you for taking out the time and reviewing us. We are delighted to know you liked the views, decoration and feel of our hotel. It has been a pleasure to serve you and We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon. Warm regards, HRH Group of... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we did not stay, we had a very god tour of this hotel with the F&B in charge who is a close friend. The royal suit was amazing. The furniture sand fittings, the intelligent way of connecting all those rooms with each other , the dining place, the wash room, the living room, the sit-out place with a beautiful... More

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Ganesh J, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. We thank you for your kind words on TripAdvisor. It makes us believe we are on the right track of serving our guests. It makes us believe we are on the right track of serving our guests. We would also like to thank you for sharing your pictures with us. We... More

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

great stay! wonderful view of the lake from the suite. service is good.any feedback was followed up pro-actively by the hotel manager. interiors do take you back in time. Brilliant flute performances every evening under the old banyan tree in the pool area. the highlight

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HRHhotels, Guest Relations Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear chinmayshekhar, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. We would also like to thank you for taking out time and sharing your experiences with us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know you had a wonderful stay at our hotel. We look forward to serving soon at our hotels and create another memorable journey for you. Warm regards, HRH Group... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Nice location, very well situated. We were here on a wedding to this historic city, most of the guests stayed here. The city is just lovely. The hotel was comfortable. We were honestly out most of the time, only here to change and sleep. The breakfast was good. Did not eat any meals here as we were out of the... More

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HRHhotels, Guest Relations Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear MLK82, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. We are glad to read you liked where our hotel is situated and your stay was comfortable. We hope we get the chance to serve you soon at hotels where you can cherish the city as well as the hotel much more. We would also like to thank you for taking out... More

Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location is just perfect. Inside the city palace complex is really the excitment for this hotel. The pool venue is very nice and just being there is great. The problem is the room and the bed. At the price charged, I don't understand why they are not making some rennovation. It is just smal things that could make a... More

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HRHhotels, Guest Relations Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Pascal_et_Stef, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. It gives us great pleasure to know you liked our hotel's location and The City Palace Complex, Udaipur. We thank you for taking out time and sharing your experiences during your stay at our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon and creating yet a memorable journey... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Lovely place...being in the fort and to be able to walk through those palatial walls at night was an experience in itself. Good food amazing like side cafe adds to the whole experience.The lake side cafe is slightly overpriced but still worth a meal. In all a great place to stay and experience the royal Udaipur !!

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Dear Niyati N, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. Thank you for taking out time and sharing your experiences during your stay at our hotel. We are indeed pleased to know that you had an enjoyable and memorable stay at our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon and creating yet another memorable journey for... More

Hyderabad, India
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had the unfortunate experience of taking two rooms here at summer discount prices on April 21st 2014 and had to put up with discounted services......the rooms were faaaaar away from main hotel in an annexe, the waiter at breakfast kept reminding us that we do not have enough cover, even though we were told that breakfast is part of... More

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HRHhotels, Guest Relations Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear hsdsrinivas, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Guest comfort is our up most priority but from your review we feel we didn’t match your expectations. We respect your concerns as a traveler and your review will make us strive harder in working towards ensuring faultless hospitality and zero-defect service all the time.... More

Mumbai India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Though it's fascinating to stay on premises in the City Palace, i found the rooms really pokey, small and dated! seemed like they had not been done up since the 70s! If you want to stay in the palace, do stay at Fateh Sagar which is beautiful or ask for the rooms at Shiv Niwas around the pool. If you... More

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HRHhotels, Guest Relations Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear TRIPMKO, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur. We thank you for taking out the time and reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know you liked the food and pool side area of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon and create a memorable journey for you. Warm regards, HRH Group of... More

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Address: The City Palace, Udaipur 313001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Udaipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shiv Niwas Palace 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#12 Luxury Hotel in Udaipur #17 Family Hotel in Udaipur
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Shiv Niwas Palace offers beautiful, yet differing suites and rooms to choose from 17 individually decorated suites carry original furniture and portraits that have been with the royal family for generations. All the suites look out onto the natural panorama of Udaipur. Unparalleled splendor and spaciousness characterise each room.Guests to Shiv Niwas Palace like to return time and again. The hospitality is unchanged from the not-so-distant times when Shiv Niwas Palace was a royal guesthouse. ... more   less 
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