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Umaid Bhawan Palace

Near Circuit House Road, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur, India

Price starting from INR 102000
Hotel Area: Circuit House Road
Rooms: 64
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • Near Circuit House Road, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur
Overview

The Palace was built between 1928 and 1943 for the honor of and named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, the grand father of our present Maharaja, and served as principal residence place for the Royal family. Maharaja Umaid Singh wanted to replace Mehrangarh Fort with an architecture that could be taken as new symbol of Jodhpur.

Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and designated as one of the largest private residences in the world hosting 347 rooms.

This golden hued desert sandstone architecture marvel was designed by Henry Lanchester the renowned Edwardian architect. The lavish interiors, elegant artwork, gilt furniture and exotic murals are brain work of Polish artist Stefan Norblin.

This luxury building can be reached from Jodhpur Domestic Airport or from Jodhpur Railway station both within 6 kms of radius.

For local sight seeing take the Vintage Cars of Palace on rent and drive up to Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Gangaur, Guda Bishnoi and Osian. The famous Sardar Market at Ghanta Ghar is there for local food, handicraft collection and jewellery. Lake Balsamand and Lake Kaylana are the best places to hangout in the evening.

For recreational activities, visit palace museum, try the squash courts or enjoy a game of billiards. The Taj Spa is the best rejuvenating place by various therapies. Palace also arranges for a Grilled feast under starry night desert filled with local musical performance. 

Hotel Features
2Outdoors
  • Sun Deck
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Grounds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor pool
3Activities
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Massage
  • Gym
  • steamroom
  • Tennis courts
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant With Dining Menu
  • Buffet-Style Restaurant
  • Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
5Internet
  • LAN and WiFi access (charges apply)
6Parking
  • private parking is available on site.
7Services
  • Room Service
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Shoeshine
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Daily maid service
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Travel Assistance
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
  • Smoking area
  • poolside bar
Room Types
  • Palace Rooms

    Palace rooms preserve the princely charm of old times. The luxurious fully air conditioned rooms have a double bed, sitting arrangements and welcome fruit basket. Relax in the balcony with dedicated sofas and table and enjoy the lush green manicure gardens. The new interior décor of colorful flooring, wall artwork and lush upholstery matches with old time’s designer lampshades and architecture. The in-room amenities at your stay are - Wi-Fi internet access, LCD TV with DVDs library, in-room electronic safe, a collection of Pillow menus, and well stocked private mini bar, direct dial dual line telephones with voicemails and Evening turndown service with sweets. Guests are provided with 24 hr in-room dining service by the Hotel.

    The modern furnished attached bathroom has a bathtub to soak in, shaving mirrors and essential luxury toiletries from Molton Brown. Interestingly, Palace provides bath menus to choose among 4 distinct styles – the energizing ‘Narangi Bath’, ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’ for a rejuvenating bath, try ‘Rajput princess bath’ for a healing bath or get purified by ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ for a detoxification bath. Along with your stay, guests are advised to use the fitness center, jump into the outdoor pool or challenge a friend in the billiards room.

  • Historical Suites

    The symbol of Royal living Historical Suites used to be the residences of the members of the Royal family. Each suite is carefully given its won unique theme through the use of different color schemes, be it sage green, gold and maroon.

    The stylishly furnished private modern bathroom is has bathtub, separate shower stall and a Washroom cubicle with double vanity counter and mirrors. Don’t miss the styled bath menu provided by the hotel each with a specific purpose. The list includes ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ for detoxification and purifying the body, the exclusive ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’ to regain the rejuvenating spirits, the healing purpose bath is ‘Rajput princess bath’ and ‘Narangi bath’ for energizing bath. For your comfort, the luxurious Molton Brown toiletries are provided in the bathroom. The suites have extra spacious bedroom with a double bed, large bed-front sofa, coffee table with fruit platter and executive work desk to handle office work. The large bay windows open to the lush green palace lawns. The attached private sit-out offers view of beautiful courtyards. A dedicated space for 24 hr in-room dining furniture is also provided. Palace allows the guests to use outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and billiard room.

    For your entertainment, there is LCD television with cable and centrally located DVD library. Stay connected to outer world with hi-speed internet access and dual line telephones with voicemails. Private bar, electronic safe and evening turndown service with sweets is also provided at your hospitality. 

  • Royal Suites

    Royal Suites are another style of luxury living. The spacious bedroom is accompanied with relaxing sofa and coffee table. The separate living room is showcasing detailed carvings on ceilings and crafted furniture. The flooring is of shining mirror-finished terrazzo. The separate room windows offer stunning views of the Baradari Lawns of Palace and the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. The rooms are given a light and bright theme of pink. When in mood, guests can access the outdoor pools, challenge a friend on billiards table or hit out the fitness center.

    The in-room amenities at your stay are - Wi-Fi internet access, LCD TV with DVDs library, in-room electronic safe, a collection of Pillow menus, well-stocked private mini bar, direct dial dual line telephones with voicemails. Round the clock in-room dining service and evening turndown service with sweets are part of your stay here.

    The modern furnished attached bathroom has a bathtub to soak in, shaving mirrors, walk-in shower stall and washroom cubicle with double vanity counter and essential luxury toiletries from Molton Brown. Interestingly, Palace provides bath menus to choose among 4 distinct styles – the energizing ‘Narangi Bath’, ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’ for a rejuvenating bath, try ‘Rajput princess bath’ for a healing bath or get purified by ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ for a detoxification bath.

  • Grand Royal Suites

    The Grand Royal Suites were supposedly the welcome house for the guests of Maharaja, visiting the Royal Palace. Each suite is differently designed and particularly furnished to match the tastes of various guests visiting here. It has a spacious grand bedroom with luxury amenities and a separate living room with separate sitting and dining furniture. Guests can opt for 24 hr in-room dining service.

    The stylishly furnished private modern bathroom has bathtub, separate shower stall and a Washroom cubicle with double vanity counter and mirrors. For your comfort the luxurious Molton Brown toiletries are provided in the bathroom. Your Grand royal bathing is taken care of by the distinct styles presented by the palace. ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ or detoxification bath, energizing purpose bath is ‘Narangi Bath’, the exclusive rejuvenating bath is taken care by ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’ and the healing purpose bath is ‘Rajput princess bath’.

    For your entertainment, there is LCD television with cable and centrally located DVD library. Stay connected to outer world with hi-speed internet access and dual line telephones with voicemails. Private bar, electronic safe and evening turndown service with sweets is also provided at your hospitality. For your leisure time try the outdoor pools, fitness center and billiards table.

  • Maharaja Suite

    Maharaja Suite was the personal residence of Maharaja Umaid Singh, personally designed & renovated by the famous polish artist Stefan Norblin. True to his stature Maharaja Suite is a symbol of Masculinity of the Royal king. There is original painting of Maharaja in the room. The elegantly spacious suite has a large double bed and is accompanied with plush Ruhlmann sofas. The adjoining living room is a place for luxury & leisure. Decorated with murals of horses, leopards, tigers and the famed Jodhpur sport, pig sticking; the shelves are showcasing original artifacts of old times. The drawing room has designer executive work desk area to carry office work. It is also provided with mirrored bar area to try the exotic drinks. Living room is provided with large capacity in-room dining arrangements. The ambiance is lit up by Chrome flaming torches. Electronic safe, pillow menu and evening turndown service with sweets is also provided at your hospitality.

    The Royalty of Maharaja can be seen in 5 fixtures luxurious bathroom which has bathtub, separate shower stall, double vanity counter and a Washroom cubicle with large mirrors. The Glass tiled bathroom is attached with a private steam room & adjoining couple therapy and treatment room. The Royal bath menu serves a distinct purpose each - ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ for detoxification and purifying the body, the exclusive ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’ to regain the rejuvenating spirits, the healing purpose bath is ‘Rajput princess bath’ and re-energizing ‘Narangi bath’. The modern luxurious bathroom toiletries are sponsored by Molton Brown. Other in-room amenities are dual lines telephone, Wi-Fi internet access and cabled LCD television and centrally located DVD library. Enjoy a day break at billiard table, outdoor pool or fitness centre.

  • Maharani Suite

    Right across the crystal fountain and separated from Maharaja Suite is the royal house of the beautiful royal lady Maharani Badan Kanwan. Guests are greeted by the Stefan Norblin’s mural work of the ‘Goddess Kali’ etched on shining black glass inside the suite. A spacious bedroom is adjoining with elegantly designed drawing room. The dining room can seat 10 guests and is attached with a Kitchenette. A separate dressing room and large wardrobe is provided too. The original décor work is retained in the suite making it a perfect blend of pinks, blacks, chrome and mirrors, a brain work of this Polish artist. The enormous attached private terrace is provided with dedicated sitting furniture and panoramic view of palace gardens and Mehrangarh fort in the backdrop.

    Enclosed with the suite are massage room and couple therapy room, along with private yoga room.

    For your entertainment, there is LCD television with cable and centrally located DVD library. Stay connected to outer world with hi-speed internet access and dual line telephones with voicemails. Well stocked Private bar, electronic safe, pillow menus available and evening turndown service with sweets is also provided at your hospitality.

    The luxuriously furnished extra spacious private bathroom is equipped with ‘Ploh Linen’ - a bath tub carved out of a single piece of Italian pink marble. Sofa seating is arranged too inside. Attached to it are steam room and private Jacuzzi. Probably the best thing in your stay is the distinct bath menu provided by the hotel each with a specific purpose. For rejuvenating bath take ‘Rani Padmawati milk bath’, ‘Vishuddhi Bath’ or the detoxification bath, ‘Rajput princess bath’ is the healing bath and ‘Narangi bath’ for energizing bath. For your comfort the luxurious Molton Brown toiletries are provided in the bathroom. Guests can very well use fitness centre, outdoor pools and billiard room.

Accomodation

Relive the grandeur of Rajputana era while staying at any of the 64 rooms and suites at the hotel which offer a heady mix of style and spacious elegance. Categorized as Maharani Suite, Maharaja Suite, Royal Suites, Regal Suites and Deluxe Rooms, these peaceful havens of luxury and comfort provide lavish accommodation amid contemporary facilities. Room facilities on offer include:

  • Spacious Balcony
  • Private Living, Dressing, Drawing and Dining areas in some suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Wardrobe
  • Stylish bath
  • And many more
Dining

Risala

Risala goes by its literal meaning “Cavalry”. It is a tribute to the victory of the Jodhpur Lancers against the Turks at Haifa in 1918. A good show case of artifacts is kept in the memory of the war. The original handmade life size portraits of Maharaja Sumer Singh and Maharaja Umaid Singh add the old charm to the place. This fine dining restaurant serves Indian and Continental delicacies. Don’t miss the authentic Rajasthani cuisines coming directly from the Royal Kitchen of Maharaja.

Open for lunch and dinner, book a table to try their finest and widest collection of domestic and international wine. The in-room dining is a bright colorful décor royal ambiance. The window side dining gives beautiful view of Mehrangarh Fort, palace gardens and the blue city Jodhpur.

Pillars

Pillars, the multi-cuisine restaurant cum café, is aptly setup to suit its name. This alfresco setting can be located in the western back side of the hotel by the side of array of red sandstone pillars. Set up in the verandah, this is a perfect place to have some leisure time, hangout with friends or make new companions. Open all day, this is a perfect place to try freshly brewed coffees, teas, light snacks or full meals. Take up an evening at this place to experience the sunset. Across the pillars is Baradari lawns frequently visited by peacocks and nearby chirruping birds. At late evening, brighten up Mehrangarh fort rise up the spirits.

Sunset Pavilion

Sunset Pavilion is personally setup by present HH. His inputs are implemented carefully to take the guests in the times of 1940s. The guests are first taken to carve wood interiors elevator that stops at the “Whispers” gallery. The gallery wall is a royal showcase of wall paintings depicting the royal family members, Vintage cars collection, hunting tradition pictures and Jodhpur flying club. The royal motifs of Jodhpur are placed all over the place.

Open for evening brunch and dinner, the expert chefs try the best food presentation of Barbeque and Grilled servings. The must try signature dishes at this place are – Angus steak, Khargosh Soola, Barbequed Lamb, Grilled Ravioli and Wire meshed Fish. Your meal is added with Indian breads and Biryani. Guests are served welcome drinks of warm Mulled wine or Mulled Grape Juice.

The Trophy Bar

The Trophy Bar is a royal place for a leisure time with your family, friends and make new companions. The bar is a symbolic representation of hunting trophies on display in the form of large Wild Boar tusks, Tiger skin cushions, Gazelles, Bears, binoculars and a collection of fishing gear along with hunting, fishing and pig-sticking memorabilia. An original 6-foot elephant tusk hunted by the royal family is the main trophy on display.

Guests here should absolutely try finest selection of whiskeys, tequilas, martinis and other creativity with alcoholic drinks; well complemented with Cuban cigars. Try their sumptuous light snacks and finger foods with fun filled soothing musical time.

Private Dining

Take up a surprised dining booking with your loved one or date dining at Umaid Palace. The unexpected dining arrangement can be seen at high raised secluded turret or one quiet corner of Baradari Lawn. The special menu is created in consultation with the chef to involve in your private dining.

This romantic dining is joined by soft beat music and the pleasant scent of dhoop (incense).

Packages

Validity: October 1st 2015 - March 31st 2016( Except 23rd December 2015 - 4th January 2016) For minimum 2 nights stay

Winter Package: Royal Retreats

Room Types Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Palace Room INR 1,02,000 INR 1,07,500
Historical Suite INR 1,37,500 INR 1,43,000
Royal Suite INR 1,84,500 INR 1,90,000

Inclusives:

  • Accommodation for 02 nights(inclusive of daily breakfast).
  • Airport or railway station transfers in a car.
  • Traditional Rajasthani welcome and non alcoholic welcome drink on arrival.
  • One Traditional Rajasthani Thali dinner at Risala once during the stay.
  • Heritage walk of the Palace followed by a glass of sparkling wine at the Bar.
  • Tour of the Palace mueseum.
  • One half day sight-seeing tour (Guide (if arranged), entry fees to monuments and other charges as applicable to be borne by the guests).
  • One hour Yoga session.
  • Complimentary use of Spa wet areas.
  • 15% off on Jiva Spa Treatments.
  • 10% savings on food, alcoholic / nonalcoholic beverage, Telecom, Laundry.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Second room for 2 children below 12 yrs of age at 50% of the double occupancy rate.

Winter Package: Royal Spa Retreats

Room Types Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Palace Room INR 1,02,000 INR 1,07,500
Historical Suite INR 1,37,500 INR 1,43,000
Royal Suite INR 1,84,500 INR 1,90,000

Inclusives:

  • Minimum stay of 2 nights. Extendable on pro-rata & Includes:
  • Accommodation and breakfast for two nights.
  • Airport or railway station transfer to the hotel in a hotel car.
  • Traditional Rajasthan welcome and non alcoholic welcome drink on arrival.
  • One special wellness lunch (choice of set menus) once during the stay.
  • Historical walk of the Palace followed by glass of sparkling wine.
  • An indulgent massage "Indian Aroma Therapy" with essential signature oils once during the stay at JIVA Grande Spa of the Palace.
  • Daily one hour Yoga session.
  • Join the daily morning Yoga session.
  • 10% savings on food, alcoholic / nonalcoholic beverage, Telecom, Laundry.
  • All currently applicable taxes.

Winter Package: Royal Honeymoon Retreats

Room Types Double Occupancy
Palace Room INR 1,17,000
Historical Suite INR 1,43,000
Royal Suite INR 1,90,000

Inclusives:

  • Minimum stay of 2 nights. Extendable on pro-rata & Includes:
  • Accommodation and breakfast for two nights on double occupancy.
  • Airport or railway station transfer to the hotel in a hotel car.
  • Late & lazy breakfast in bed.
  • Heritage walk of the Palace followed by glass of sparkling wine at the BAR.
  • One unique dining experience with a choice of set menus once during the stay.
  • An indulgent massage "Indian Aroma Therapy" with essential signature oils and that luxuriates in our bespoke range of all - natural energising, relaxing or detoxifying blends, same is for a couple for an hour, once during their stay at JIVA Grande Spa of the palace.
  • A Different turndown amenity in the room every evening along with special In-room bath set up with scented candles & flowers on one of the nights.
  • Complimentary use of Spa wet areas.
  • 10% savings on food, alcoholic / nonalcoholic beverage, Telecom, Laundry.
  • All applicable taxes.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Taj Holidays Winter Collection offers are valid from 01st October 2015 till 31 March 2016  (Rates not valid from 23rd December 2015 to 04th January 2016) unless otherwise specified
  • Some hotels may have specific dates on which the offers are not be valid - for details please refer to Taj Reservation Worldwide.        
  • Confirmation of rooms is subject to availability; and room reservations are based on allocation of rooms on these special offers.        
  • Taj Holidays Winter Collection offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offers / packages / rates.
  • Extension of stay would be on pro-rata basis subject to availability.
  • Rates are subject to change.        
  • Railway station / airport transfers, wherever applicable will be provided subject to prior intimation.        
  • Outdoor recreational activities included in the offers will be provided subject to weather conditions.        
  • Rates are not valid for bookings of more than 5 rooms.                
  • Meal credit for relevant offers on single occupancy is half of the relevant double occupancy meal credit.        
  • Sightseeing, wherever mentioned, does not cover monument, guide, photography or other applicable charges.        
  • Rates are not valid for group bookings and conferences.
Useful Info

Distance from  Airport

  • Jodhpur Airport (3.6 kilometers)

Distance from Railway Station

  • Jodhpur Railway Station (5 kilometers)

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Mehrangarh Fort- 5.9 kilometers
  • Jaswant Thada- 5.7 kilometers
  • Nehru Park- 6.1 kilometers
  • Sadar Government Museum- 3.8 kilometers
Note
  • Government-issued photo ID required
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars- 1
  • Number of Floors- 3
  • Number of Restaurants- 3
  • Room Voltage- 110
  • Year Hotel Built- 1943
  • Year Hotel Last Renovated- 2007