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“Wow!! What a property! Unforgettable moments” 5 of 5 stars
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Taj Lake Palace Udaipur
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 5 | Lake Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India   |  
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New Delhi, India
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“Wow!! What a property! Unforgettable moments”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had visited on eve of my wife's birthday for 3 nights 4 days package as being a member of Taj inner circle Gold. This was our first visit to Lake Palace. Every moment was memorable by there staff. We had a Gr8 pickup from airport by Tata Jaguar car to the Hotel. From there a beautiful boat ride to the property. On entrance greeted with rose petals. We had a lovely room with a dresser. There breakfast and dinners were awesome. Even after every dinner we had awesome desserts served to our room. I hosted my wife's birthday on their Terrace garden and the arrangement was superb. We had one of the best spa in their boat . A unique experience. We thoroughly enjoyed their hospitality. Loved the place, the property and their pampering. Love to visit sometime later with my kids. It calls for 7*

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I took my girlfriend to this hotel on a recent trip to India and it lived up to all expectations. We were lucky enough to have a suite at the hotel and it was massive and so beautifully decorated/ furnished. The staff where what you come to expect from Taj and the food was second to none. One night we decided to take dinner on the private pontoon out on the lake, a chef and waiter bring you you meal and serve it in the most idyllic of setting. I would also recommend venturing into town and watching octopussy (James Bond) on a cheap rooftop restaurant over looking the lake , a wonderful experience. Overall this was a stay of a life time and we'll certainly be returning.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Mettupalayam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were on a road trip from Mettupalayam in Tamil nadu to Manali Leh and Ladakh . On our way we taught we should celebrate our anniversary in a special way and hence we chose THE TAJ LAKE PALACE UDAIPUR LAKE PICHOLA. The stay was purely royal and one awesome hospitality from the royal welcome to the lavish exceptionally clean rooms and every detail of awesome food . To the lovely local entertainment every evening. The complimentary services are varied and excellent . Must mention the SPA the services were top of the line. Must try . SOME AWESOME HOLIDAY.
I must mention MEHUL 's great smiling detailed hospitality.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were a group of four friends travelling together and had three rooms here for two nights and had a great time. Just arriving at the hotel is special, with a boat transfer across the lake from the hotel’s private jetty. On arrival we were showered with rose petals from the roof. We had a Palace room with lake views and it had a very romantic feeling about it with a lovely seating nook that gave us even better views of the lake and the City Palace. After coming from very large rooms at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Udaipur our room here felt small in comparison but in reality it was bigger than a normal hotel room and was very beautiful.
It rained some of the time we were in Udaipur and one afternoon rather than continue our sightseeing we retired to the hotel pool. After a swim in the rain the weather cleared and we decided to stay relaxing around the pool and beautiful hotel courtyard,
The service throughout the hotel was excellent. We had a wonderful time here at the Taj Lake Palace Hotel.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I cannot think of ever being so moved by a hotel as this one. If you ever have dreams of feeling like a real princess, Taj Lake Palace is the property to come to. Everything, right from their beautiful pickup point, to their lovely boat with brass fittings, to their entry (when we entered the hotel they had arranged for rose petals to fall from the terrace, literally like they were falling from the sky). From that moment on, I was in love. This is an immaculately restored palace, with all it's grandeur and glory intact. I cannot even begin to imagine how much more luxuriant this place would have been a century back, and how many a love stories between royals blossomed here. The staff here is really courteous, and very helpful. The rooms are gorgeous, you'd think that so much colour would intimidate the senses but it's done most tastefully. The palace grounds, including the lily pond, the many jharokhas, the beautiful beautiful land scaping, and the stunning white facade, all are reminiscent of the glory of this region. I cannot thank the staff enough, who woke up at 4.30 am to send us off with a hearty breakfast. For now, Lake Palace is that tiny jewel of an experience that you can keep preserved in memory forever, as the time you were made to feel like a royal.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I love this place! I don't think u can get better!
Right in the middle of the lake, right next to the beautifully lit castles and palaces of the Kings.. This is a super Surreal place. The staff is super nice.. Anything and everything you want is served to you. This was my second time and I can imagine myself going back again soon. Udaipur is a very special place

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Okay, this may be the absolute best hotel in the world! I know I have said this before but this time I truly mean it! Located in the middle of a lake with unbelievable views of Udaipur. The service is above 5 star. We arrived to Udaipur after an overnight train (which was delayed by 5 hours and left at 4:00am) from Jaipur. We were unbelievably tired and the staff took great care of us. I quickly had a cappuccino in my hand and a glass of sparkling wine (on the house). We took an afternoon boat cruise, had the best massage, watched dancing and ate in an alcove looking out onto Udaipur!

The hotel organized an afternoon tuk tuk ride around Udaipur where we wondered through markets and took plenty of photographs.

Our entire experience was fantastic! Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: P.O. Box 5 | Lake Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India
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Location: India > Rajasthan > Udaipur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Udaipur
#1 Business Hotel in Udaipur
#1 Spa Hotel in Udaipur
#1 Luxury Hotel in Udaipur
#1 Family Hotel in Udaipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj Lake Palace Udaipur 5*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The ethereal Taj Lake Palace affords guests the pleasures of India's bygone princely era. Over the centuries, it has played host to royalty, poets and writers and the Maharana's guests. Trappings like a welcoming vintage car ride to the charming city of Udaipur, the Jiva Spa boat, royal butlers, recipes from traditional Mewari cuisine and arrival by boat - all little facets that make this former pleasure palace the celebrated luxury hotel it is today. ... more   less 
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