Do you need to unwind yourself? How about a vacation with the luxury and comfort of a grand hotel offering the ambience of a traditional royal palace? If the fusion of the two excites you, you are invited to the Heritage Hotel of Umaid Bhavan. The majestic Umaid Bhavan Palace is located in the joyous city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
The Umaid Bhavan Palace that is renowned for the sandstone used in its construction that does not weather is currently run as a Heritage Hotel by the family of Rathores the royals of the erstwhile state of Jodhpur. It is also referred to as the Chhittar Palace owing to the fact that the Chhittar sandstone was used in its construction. It took 16 years to build this palace that is now segmented into the royal residence, the Heritage Hotel and the museum. The style of construction is typical of the Rajputs with the beautiful balconies, charming courtyards, terrific terraces, green gardens and royal rooms. All the rooms have been elegantly furnished with antique furniture pieces. The stupendous house of Maharaja Umaid is simply far above the other forts and palaces in Jodhpur. The magnificence and majesty commanded by the Heritage Hotel of Umaid Bhavan is unparalleled.
This 20th century Heritage Hotel is quiet western in design. The ballroom in the palace reveals the western lifestyle being followed by the royal residents. You may realize your fantasies at the 94 regal rooms and suites with all the comforts befitting the royals. Take a dip in the swimming pool inside the Heritage Hotel. It's a cool pool with the mosaic of the zodiac symbols. Pulsate your palates with the variety of cuisines being offered at the Umaid Bhavan. Take your pick from the Mughalai, Indian, Chinese and Continental. You may even visit the private museum to get a better insight into the royal family or try a hand at the indoor pool at the sun terrace.
So on your marks for the vacation of the lifetime with the memorable stay at the Heritage Hotel of Umaid Bhavan?