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“A piece of Rich Rajasthani Culture in the midst of the City !” 4 of 5 stars
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Umaid Mahal
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   C-20 / B-2 Bihari Marg | Opp. Lane of K.P. Automotives, Bani Park, Jaipur 302016, India   |  
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Ranked #20 of 305 Hotels in Jaipur
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“A piece of Rich Rajasthani Culture in the midst of the City !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The Umaid Mahal is a piece of Rich Rajasthani Culture in the midst of the City ! A jewel of art in the midst of the regular hustle bustle of jaipur City. A truely remarkable hotel with good ambience delicious food and good service. A must stay if you are on a short holiday.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

the rich heritage of Jaipur at an affordable price Nicely kept place, with lot of detailing on walls and roofs. good rooms, each room has its own personal ouch, well maintained, staff was good. Conveniently located. Overall had a nice stay. Would definitely...

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We stayed in Umaid Mahal during early November 2012. The hotel rooms are very nice, clean & hygenic. Food was good. The hotel Manager was very helpful, cordial and courteous. Only disappointing fact is that the pictures on website raise your expectation, whereas in actual, the hotel is a small hotel and not as grand as it looks in the picture. Overall a good place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

The stay in Umaid Mahal was really memorable for my entire family. The interiors of the hotel are beautiful. The service prompt. The location is perfect - though away from the hustle bustle its still closer to the tourist places. And lastly, my family truly enjoyed having dinner at the rooftop restaurant. All in all everything was above expectation.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The hotel offers good facilities for the price and has a nice decoration (although not as good as on the pictures). However, it is a bit noisy (road on one side; train on the other, but the rails are quite far) and the service is bad (the employees are not smiling and seem unhappy to work there).

Hotel would deserve 3/5, but we give it 1/5 because the tour booked on the hotel website (the hotel directed us to Welcome Rajasthan, an entity owned by the hotel) was our worst travel experience ever (see separate review and be very careful with any tour offered by Umaid Mahal or Welcome Rajasthan: tourist guide in Jaipur involved in a tourist scam with a shop called Rajahstan Textile Development Corporation, guide in Pushkar forcing to make donations, guide speaking almost no English).

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We stayed in Umaid Mahal during early Dec. The place is decent but the pics posted on the website give a wrong impression that its a huge property. Its a small plface, and we felt it was priced high too! Its located in a quiet street little away from the main city.

Rooms: Room was fine and bed was fine. Cleanliness was also well maintained. The bedsheets, room decor are all in Rajasthani style and though the rooms are not very big, they look good.

Food: They have a restaurant on the terrace. Breakfast was buffet and had Indian and continental dishes. Quality was good Folk artists perform live in the restaurant in the evening and though the service was little slow, this made our evenings enjoyable.

We did not use any of the amenities (swimming pool etc) since we were out most of the time of the day so cannot comment on that.

We will look for other hotels at similar price range if we happen to go back to Jaipur again!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

An amazing place to live-in and experience the rich heritage of Jaipur at an affordable price!!! Nicely kept place, with lot of detailing on walls and roofs. Magnificently laid out rooms, each room has its own personal ouch, well maintained, courteous staff. Conveniently located. Overall had a nice stay. Would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: C-20 / B-2 Bihari Marg | Opp. Lane of K.P. Automotives, Bani Park, Jaipur 302016, India
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Location: India > Rajasthan > Jaipur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Jaipur
#17 Family Hotel in Jaipur
#25 Business Hotel in Jaipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Umaid Mahal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to a unique experience in Jaipur Umaid Mahal - one of the most classic Jaipur Hotels welcomes you to the world of traditional Rajasthani hospitality in this pink city Jaipur. Forget your worries in this beautiful and comfortable mini castle whose warm hospitality and splendor will linger in your minds forever.Umaid Mahal is built as heritage style Jaipur hotel with some of the most exclusive interiors and ambience in Jaipur city.Being a world popular tourism destination, Jaipur always has a longing to serve its national and international guests up to the mark with perfection. To solve this purpose, our hotel in Jaipur is always prepared for welcoming guests with warmth, love and care for their convenience. Though the hotels in Jaipur are built with historical and ethnic touch, there are available all sorts of advanced facilities for the tourists so that they do not feel any sort of difficulty in here. We welcome you to Jaipur, we welcome you our small paradise.This Jaipur budget hotel is run by the members of the erstwhile family of Borundra (near Jodhpur) under the able and experienced guidance of Wing Commander B.S. Rathore (retd.) and his charming wife Aarti Rathore ... more   less 
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