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Taj Lake Palace

Luxurious Stay In An 18th-Century Palace

Rating4.7(1,836)
Pichola Lake, Udaipur
Stays > Heritage Hotel
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LuxuryExtreme luxury for people who want extra
Restored to its pristine glory, this spectacular palace became world-renowned when the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’ was filmed at it. It was the secluded lair of the film’s eponymous Bond Girl. This heritage hotel has 65 luxurious rooms and 18 grand suites. The incomparable location provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite cuisines at the elegant restaurants of Taj Lake Palace. Signature speciality restaurants at this palace serve a choice of cuisines. Neel Kamal for authentic Rajasthani a show more

A photo walkthrough

Abode Of Grandeur

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Quirky History
The Maharana did not give permission but taunted his son that if he was so keen to stay in an Island Palace, why doesn't he build one for himself. It is this taunt that led to him building his own pleasure palace on Lake Pichola in the year 1743.
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Royal Comfort
Some offer views of the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Each room is unique in size and is adorned with traditional Indian silks and teak furniture.
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Amrit Sagar
Aptly named ‘sea of nectar’, this stylish bar offers a selection of vintage wines, spirits and cigars.
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Jharokha
This is an informal all-day-dining restaurant that offers an array of delicacies from all over the world.
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Bhairo
It's a seasonal restaurant operational during winter.
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Neel Kamal
The rich Indian ambience reminiscent of grand royal ball indulges in all fine elements of luxury and gets even more charming when it overlooks the mesmerizing Lily Pond.
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Spectacular Arrival
Guards escort you under a sequined, embroidered umbrella to a traditional welcome.
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All About You
They guarantee unforgettable moments at the palace and in the city.
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Mewar Mahal
A total of 75 attendees can be here.
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Jiva
You can even treat yourself to a Jiva Boat Spa session on the serene waters of Lake Pichola.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Enjoy an overnight stay loaded with utmost service and luxury.
  • Be pampered as a royal at Jiva Spa, with a spa boat experience like no other.
  • Carefully created treatments draw on the ancient wellness heritage of India, and the fabled lifestyle and savoir vivre of Indian royalty.
  • Relish the best food of the whole Udaipur with rooms that bring out the King/ Queen in you.

Where is this?

  • Its location on an island in the midst of a lake affords every room breathtaking views of the neighbouring City Palace, Aravalli Hills, Machala Magra Hills and Jag Mandir.
  • A historic area with boat rides on peaceful Lake Pichola, surrounded by City Palace & lakeside ghats.
  • It is less than 1 km by boat from the City Palace in Udaipur.

With whom?

  • It's a premium heritage hotel.
  • You have your own private royal room that comes with access to all the common facilities.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.
  • Rate is inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner per night.

Things to remember

  • Activities, experiences come at an additional charge.
  • Exclusive spa services, themed dinner nights etc are also provided.

Something unique

The opulent heritage hotel floats in the middle of a lake ensuring an exclusive retreat away from the usual hustle and bustle. It was also featured in a James Bond movie once!

Tips from insiders

  • This palace continues the tradition of grand soirees and formal levees which were hosted here by the royal family of Udaipur.