The Lake Palace Hotel is situated on a natural foundation of rocks in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, India. It was originally known as Jag Niwas and was built in 1743-1746. It has been named one of the most romantic hotels in the world with its scenic views and luxury suites. It is a luxury hotel that has a total of 83 rooms and suites.
This hotel has its own means of transport; it operates a speed boat from the City Palace to the hotel. The backdrop of this magnificent hotel is the Aravalli Mountains which adds to the magic feel of this building. There are many different experiences to be had while visiting The Lake Palace Hotel including an outstanding customer service. You can also be accompanied by a butler on a shopping trip to take in all the sights of the city.
The Lake Palace Hotel was built in 1743 – 1746 and was placed so that it faced east so the people living there could pray to Surya as soon as the sun came up. The Surya is the Hindu Sun God. It was built as a summer palace for the royalty of Udaipur and after that the hotel was used as a summer retreat for the descendants of Jagat Singh. Made from white marble, the hotel was constructed by Maharana Jai Singh II in 1746.
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The Rooms and Suites
This hotel offers many different rooms with different levels of luxury. The exterior and interior of this building is just breath taking and the amount of beautiful gardens will keep you occupied. There are several rooms that have been given names such as Bada Mahal, Khush Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal and Dhola Mahal which adds to the beauty and serenity of the hotel.
The Luxury room has the attention to detail that anyone would look for on a holiday. It combines simplicity and elegance to provide the visitors with the perfect place to sleep to restore their energy to go exploring the next day. The rooms are stylish and will certainly catch the eye of any visitor. Not only do the visitors have the room of their dreams but they will also have a Royal Butler that will take care of them.
The Palace rooms have even more space than the luxury rooms. They certainly hold their own ground though with the mystical features and aesthetics. They combine the traditional looks with the modern technology to provide the visitor with the perfect room.
The Royal Suite certainly lives up to its name with its elegant looks and traditional décor. The added feature that these rooms provide is extra sitting space to enjoy the views of the lake.
Grand Royal Suites
The Grand Royal Suite takes the Royal suite to the next level with the extra attention to detail. It provides you with the facilities and lifestyle that a royal would be offered. These suites may be extravagant but they are also cosy and welcoming.
Grand Presidential Suite
This suite is named after the Maharana Shambhu Singh. It combines Rajasthani and European grandeur with its outstanding aesthetics and striking arches. This suite also comes with a balcony from which the best views of the lake can be seen.