Udaipur the city of lakes, founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559. The City Palace, overlooking majestic Lake Pichola, is a colossal complex of 11 palaces, courtyards, gardens and surrounded by the Majestic Aravalli Hills. Also, known as the Venice of the East, the city of Udaipur, with its elaborate palaces, serene lakes, exotic temples and resplendent gardens, has a lot to offer. Our team would be happy to assist you in making arrangements, and plan a special tour of the city of lakes. It is one of the most scenic destinations in Rajasthan
Here is our selection of our chosen lake-view luxury heritage hotels in Udaipur:
TAJ LAKE PALACE
One of the most beautiful hotels in the world, the fabulous Lake Palace positioned in the middle of Lake Pichola. You have to take short boat-ride to reach this hotel, it was built in 1756 as summer Palace by Maharana Jagjit Singh II.
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 66 luxurious rooms and 17 grand suites. Its location on an island in the midst of a lake affords every room breathtaking views of the neighbouring City Palace, Aravalli Hills, Machla Magra Hills and Jag Mandir.
THE OBEROI UDAIVILAS
The Oberoi Udaivilas is designed in traditional Rajasthani Palace with domes, fountains and spectacular view of Lake Pichola. It was voted as the Best Hotel in the World by readers of Travel+Leisure.
The Oberoi Udaivilas is unique amongst luxury hotels in Udaipur. It stands on the 200 year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar and is spread over fifty acres, which includes a twenty-acre wildlife sanctuary with deer and wild boar.
The Leela Palace located on the banks of Lake Pichola, overlooking the Lake Palace and the City Palace, evoking the grandeur and opulence of the land of the Mewars.
The elegant and contemporary interiors of the rooms and suites at The Leela Palace Udaipur are embellished with traditional elements of Rajasthan design and artistry. With a lake facing pool, spa and an array of restaurants and superlative lounges, the palace provides a fairy tale setting for a royal Mewar experience.
Amet Haveli has one of the best locations in Udaipur, overlooking the magnificent Lake Pichola and mesmerising view of Lake Palace and the City Palace. boasts of providing comfortable stay and excellent services to its guests. Located outside Chandpole, Amet Haveli is also known to provide personalized service and warm hospitality to its guests.
Fateh Prakash is located within the City Palace complex. The history-soaked interiors, dotted with miniature paintings, portraits, royal artefacts and the armoury of the Mewar dynasty transport you to legendary times. The suites and rooms decorated with replica paintings and period furniture from the toshakhanas or royal storerooms, cocoon you in velvety luxury as you soak in the ever-changing hues of the lake from large arched windows. The Durbar Hall Sabhagaar and Crystal Gallery, resplendent with rare paintings and objects dart, connect you to a rich and authentic heritage.