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Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur

The City Palace Complex, Lake City - Lake Pichola / Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan - 313001 View Map

Hotel Location: Lake Pichola/Fateh Sagar Lake
Rooms: 36
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • The City Palace Complex, Lake City - Lake Pichola / Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur


Shiv Niwas Palace was built by Maharana Fateh Singh in the early 20th century. This Crescent shaped architecture is situated within the City Palace premises, was built exclusively for the guests of the House of Mewar. In today’s time it is a site of Grand Heritage and resting place for modern culture guests visiting Udaipur. The palace is a scenic combination of Indian art & craftsmanship with its use of carved marble, crafted metal and Rajputana Furniture.

City Palace Museum is just a walking distance away from the Palace. Lake Pichola, Crystal Gallery, Jag Niwas and Jagdish Temple are within a km of range. You can also book a day tour for Heritage Walk of Udaipur, local cultural programes & Handicrafts emporium.

To reach the palace take a quick cab drive from Maharana Pratap Airport which is 28 km away or from Udaipur railway station just 2 km away.

For a change of mind give a try to ‘Panghat’ Spa with exclusive Mewar hospitality. Because of the impressive architecture evolved through the history, it is a favorite spot for many corporate events, delegate meetings, weddings and other special occasions. 

Hotel Features
  • Sun Deck
  • Grounds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • LAN and Wi-Fi access (charges apply)
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area
  • Doctor on Call
Room Types
  • Palace Room

    Size: 310 sq ft. One double bed or Twin Beds. Max Occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child

    All the 19 Palace rooms are apt for the stay of business travelers, leisure travelers (single travelers) or small families and groups. Palace rooms have a master bedroom with sitting cum dining area and space for executive work desk. Through the private balcony, one can enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Pichola and the heritage monuments sprinkled all over the city. The fully air conditioned rooms are furnished with complete wooden furniture, local art work wall paintings, premium bedding in wood color and crafted cushions.

    The basic amenities with your stay are – Wi-Fi internet access, cable television, tea coffee maker, in-room safe, complimentary newspaper and a well stocked mini bar. Rollaway beds are also available on request. The private bathroom features a shower combined bathtub, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer and various other luxury toiletries. 

  • Terrace Suite

    Size: 865 sq ft. One Double bed or Twin beds. Max Occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child

    The 8 Terrace suites are best suitable for leisure travelers and small families and groups. The fully air conditioned suites have a spacious master bedroom with sitting sofas and dining furniture. Dedicated space for executive work desk is maintained too. Relax in the arch shaped private balcony that opens to mesmerizing view of Lake Pichola encircled by the Aravallis and the Heritage architecture of the city; it is equipped with sitting furniture. The suites have a large designer chandelier overhead, hanging lamps, premium bedding. Each suite has a different color and décor theme.

    The private bathroom has bathtub and shower combination,bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer and well equipped with essential luxury toiletries.

    The in-room amenities with your stay are – refrigerator, tea coffee maker, a minibar, cable television, Wi-Fi internet access, in-room safe and complimentary newspaper. Rollaway beds are also available on request. 

  • Royal Suite

    Size: 1,200 sq ft. One double bed or Twin Beds. Max Occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child

    All the 6 Royal Suites welcome families and friends for a royal stay in Udaipur. Royal suites are fully air conditioned. They have a spacious master bedroom accompanied with dining table-chair, big soft sitting sofas and executive work desk. To experience the beauty of Lake Pichola and Heritage monuments nested in the midst of Aravallis, relax in your private balcony. The suites have artistically painted high roof, local artwork wall paintings, designer chandeliers and hanging lamps. The suites are given color themes of the precious stones, one color for one suite.

    The basic amenities for your comfort are – tea coffee maker, Wi-Fi internet access, newspaper, cable television, in-room safe, rollaway beds on request and a well stocked mini bar. The private bathroom has bathtub and shower combination, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers and essential luxury toiletries.

  • Imperial Suite

    Size: 1,000 sq ft. One double bed or Twin Beds. Max Occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child

    Experience a luxury lifestyle home away from home at any of the 3 Imperial Suites. Imperial suites have an oval shaped master bedroom having a 6 poster bed with side curtains, along with antique furniture for dining area and executive work desk. There is a separate living room with sofas. The private balcony opens to the Palace gardens and green landscape. The fully air conditioned rooms are artistically painted in traditional Rajasthani style of artwork, a big hand carved marble work in the middle, colored and crafted poles, and paintings depicting the life and lifestyle of the Maharajas of that time.

    The suites are given a beautiful parrot green theme splashed with contrasting red color.

    The complimentary suite amenities are – cable television, tea coffee maker, Wi-Fi internet access, in-room safe, newspaper, rollaway beds on request and a well stocked mini bar. The private bathroom has bathtub and shower combination, slippers, hair dryer, bathrobes and well equipped with essential luxury toiletries.


The décor of the rooms of Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace is sure to make you reminiscent of the royal era. They are bedecked with antique furnishings, impressive paintings and exquisite chandeliers in addition to being provided with all necessary modern amenities.

  • 19 Palace Rooms
  • 8 terrace Suites
  • 7 Royal Suites
  • 2 Imperial Suites


Paantya is a fine dining multi-cuisine restaurant at the Palace. The restaurant is setup on an elevated platform in sink with the terrains of the Aravallis. It is well decorated with gold framed mirrors, gold lattice-work on walls, antique chandeliers, and original wall paintings depicting traditional Mewar artwork. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner the restaurant shows its expertise in Mughlai, Continental and authentic local Rajasthani Cuisine. You can book your table to the side-open area adorned with carved arched pillars that opens to the panoramic view of the city.

The Pool Deck

A candle lit evening by the side of the Pool and accompanied with your loved ones. Such is the ambiance of this place. Pool Deck is an open area setup by the four sides of the pool on the marbled floor. It is apt for Light snacks and variety of drinks to try at. Take a moment for casual conversation or make new companions when the surrounding is filled with soft instrumental music.


‘Panera’ which goes by its literal meaning as ‘storehouse for water and liquor’ is the elite styled bar at Shiv Niwas Palace. The lavish décor of this place is inspired from the lifestyle of Kings and Maharajas of Mewar.  Unique striped sofas, rich carpet, huge antique chandelier at the center, big ornate mirrors, hanging lamps, big paintings of the people and high crafted roofs make a royal appearance. In the midst of this beauty it offers an experience to try their exotic collection of fine drinks and light snacks.

Palki Khana

Palki Khana is an interesting open area setup nearby The City Palace Museum. This café serves mainly Italian, Continental and Indian Cuisines.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is a good attractive point for guests after a tiring walk through the Palace Museum. The white tables-chairs are shaded by the big white umbrellas to create an ambiance for informal conversation or make new companions. Order a freshly brewed coffee or fine selection of Heritage Liquors along with palatable snacks and meals. The evening mood is raised by the cultural Light & Sound Show.

Useful Info

Distance from  Airport

Distance from Railway Station

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Maharana Pratap Airport (22 kilometers)
    • Udaipur Railway Station (2 kilometers)
    • City Palace (0.1 kilometers)
    • Boat Rides (0.1 kilometers)
    • City Palace Government Museum (0.4 kilometers)
Useful Hotel Stats
  •  Number of Bars-1
  • Number of Floors-2
  • Number of Restaurants-3
  • Room Voltage-220
  • Year Hotel Built- 1984
  • Year Hotel Last Renovated-2010
  • Government-issued photo ID required