A large number of tourists, from every corner of the world, are drawn towards India because of the country’s rich cultural heritage. A major role in developing this heritage is played by the magnificent Heritage Hotels in the country that become hosts to numerous visitors every year.

According to the list issued by leading tour and travel portal, TripAdvisor, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan is declared to be the No. 1 heritage hotel of India for the year 2013.


The remaining heritage hotels that made it to the top 10 list are:

  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  • Taj Rambagh Hotel, Rajasthan
  • The Taj Mahal Palace, Maharashtra
  •  Ratan Vilas, Rajasthan
  • The Oberoi Grand, West Bengal
  • Chapslee, Himachal Pradesh
  • Samode Palace, Rajasthan
  •  Vivanta by Taj, Kumarakom, Kerala
  • Netuk House Hotel, Sikkim

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur


The Taj Lake Palace offers an amazing stay in the Majestic Palace. Located at a strategic point, well connected to all the major towns, and at a close distance from Airport and Railway stations, the beautiful Heritage hotel is surrounded by stunning blue waters of Pichola Lake. Built completely in pure white marble, The Heritage hotel offers luxury intermixed with Heritage and culture of India. Apart from it, the tourists can expect much more with a stay here, and every time they stay here, they are not disappointed. With delightful accommodations, tourists are bound to be in a royal dream at Taj Lake Palace.


Participate in grand Mewar fare; sail for a romantic candle light dinner with your partner; Go for heritage walk; Relax in the serene environment; go for a shopping trip; during the royal dream, everything becomes reality.


Because of bad weather conditions, in the 19th Century, Lake Palace Udaipur and Jag Niwas started to degrade. Under the reign of Bhopal Singh, Jag Niwas Palace was converted into the Udaipur’s first luxury hotel. With the consultation of Didi contractor, an American artist, Taj Lake Palace was restored as a luxurious Heritage Hotel.

The Heritage Hotel was built into the most charming and brilliant structure by Maharana Bhagwat Singhji. Taj Hotels took the reign for managing Lake Palace Taj in 1971 and hence now the highest quality services are provided here for an enchanting experience.

  • Location: Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001
  • Star category: 5

Star Rooms: There are total 83 luxury accommodations for guests. All the 17 suites and 66 rooms provide spectacular views and detailed furnishings to encapsulate guests with the royal vibes of India.

How to Reach: Airport- 24 km; Railway station- 4 km

Dining: An array of delicious food is served to the guests at Hotel Taj Lake Palace. Serving varied cuisines, the mouth-watering dishes are made with astonishing and modern cooking techniques using amazing flavors including spicy ingredients, the main specialty of Rajasthan. The major restaurants in the Heritage Hotels are Neel Kamal (Indian cuisines), Bhairo (oriental cuisines), Jharokha (Multi-cuisine restaurant), Amrit Sagar(for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), The Lily Pond (Indian and Continental cuisines) and Mewar Terrace (Mewari cuisines).

Facilities: Internet Access, Beauty Salon, Baby Care Facilities, Room Service, Complimentary Breakfast, Laundry/ Dry Cleaning, Health Spa, Shopping Arcade, Beauty Salon, Concierge Non- Smoking Floors, Currency Exchange, Fitness Center, Airport Transfer

Special Features

Meetings and events: Taj Lake Palace provides the best facilities and requirements amongst the beautiful Mewar Mahal and the Lily Pond to hold successful business events.

Spa & Wellness: Taj Lake Palace is well known to provide excellent spa treatment to relax and rejuvenate the tourists. Yoga classes are also provided here. The famous Jiva Spa at Taj Lake Palace offers excellent and unique spas, massages, body treatments and therapeutic services to all.

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One thought on “Taj Lake Palace Declared as No. 1 Heritage Hotel of India, 2013

  1. My name is neha and i have been to Udaipur and its so Classic and so Traditional. I totally fell for it.

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