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Taj Lake Palace

Admire this palace’s magnificent architecture from Udaipur’s waterfront and enjoy a night of luxury in rooms that are fit for a king.

The stunning Taj Lake Palace floats elegantly in the heart of Lake Pichola. This luxury 18th-century hotel and royal palace resembles a jeweled lotus flower blossoming from a murky pond. Marvel at this architectural masterpiece from Udaipur’s lakeshore and rooftops. Treat yourself to a night of romance and sumptuousness and dine on delicious Rajasthani cuisine.

Maharana Jagat Singh II built the Taj Lake Palace in the 1740s as a summer residence for Rajasthan’s royalty. Throughout its years the palace has been used as a filming location for national and international movies. One of the most notable is the 1983 James Bond movie Octopussy, starring Roger Moore.

Access to the palace itself is for guests only but you can appreciate its beauty from the shores of Lake Pichola as a casual tourist. Gaze in awe at the marble façade, graceful arcades, balconies and pavilions. Wake up early to watch a spectacular sunrise, when the sun rises from behind the city and casts a magical light over the palace and lake.

Gangaur Ghat and Hanuman Ghat offer great views of the palace, as do the terraces of Udaipur’s many rooftop restaurants. Go to the jetty located a short walk from Udaipur’s City Palace to watch as guests travel between the lake and hotel on a traditional Gangaur boat. Alternatively, join a boat cruise for the chance to get a closer view of the hotel with great photo opportunities.

Experience a night of opulence by staying in one of the hotel’s more than 80 lavishly decorated rooms and suites. Enjoy unsurpassed lake views and relax within the soothing confines of picturesque courtyards and gardens with flowers and lily ponds. Sample tasty Rajasthani food in one of four restaurants or enjoy a meal designed specifically for your tastes by a private chef.

Visit the Taj Lake Palace official website for more information about its rooms, restaurants and special events.


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Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace

Lake Pichola, Udaipur
4.9
of 5, from 164 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Taj Lake Palace is on an island in Lake Pichola, a short boat ride from the City Palace. Jagdish Temple and Bagore ki Haveli are nearby. Maharana Pratap Airport is 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.

$57
Jaiwana Haveli

Jaiwana Haveli

14, Lalghat, Udaipur
4.3
of 5, from 225 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Lake Pichola, this hotel is steps from Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum, Gangaur Ghat, and Jagdish Temple. City Palace and Crystal Gallery are also within 10 minutes.

$93
Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa

Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa

Near Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur
3.4
of 5, from 143 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Situated on a lake, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur, Lake Palace, and Jag Niwas. Gangaur Ghat and Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

$126
Hotel Lakend

Hotel Lakend

Fatehsagar Lake Shore, Udaipur
3.8
of 5, from 22 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Udaipur, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur and Maharana Pratap Statue. Gangaur Ghat and Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$44
Hotel Poonam Haveli

Hotel Poonam Haveli

39, Lal Ghat, Udaipur
4.2
of 5, from 20 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Lake Pichola, this hotel is steps from Jagdish Temple, Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum, and Gangaur Ghat. Crystal Gallery and City Palace are also within 10 minutes.

$245
Shiv Niwas Palace

Shiv Niwas Palace

The City Palace Complex, Udaipur
4.1
of 5, from 97 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Udaipur City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps from City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Jagdish Temple and Gangaur Ghat are also within 10 minutes.

$524
The Leela Palace Udaipur

The Leela Palace Udaipur

Lake Pichola, Udaipur
4.8
of 5, from 80 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Udaipur castle is located in the historical district, just steps from Lake Palace and Jag Niwas. Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum and Gangaur Ghat are also within 10 minutes.

$95
Hotel Udai Kothi

Hotel Udai Kothi

Hanuman Ghat Marg, O/S Chandpole, Udaipur
4.0
of 5, from 44 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Lake Pichola, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gangaur Ghat, Bagore-ki-Haveli Museum, and Jagdish Temple. Crystal Gallery and City Palace are also within 15 minutes.