The City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan , India
“Nature is everyone’s home” and Udaipur, the city of azure lakes and palaces, probably exemplifies this in the most appreciable manner. A blend of natural beauty and human skills can be best seen in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The views of the soothing lakes, green vegetations, Aravalli ranges and the fleet of palaces, temples and forts make this city a perfect destination for every reason- family vacation, romantic holiday trip, business meetings or even for marriages also. Mesmerized by its beauty, many romantic couples want to get married in Udaipur. With an increase of tourist visits, many luxury hotels have also emerged in the city. But among all these, Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel is one such destination where one can get a royal standard hospitality along with the modern amenities of international standard. Once the dwelling of the Maharana Fateh Singh and his family, this crescent-shaped palace of the early 20th century still pulses the grace and grandeur of the Rajputana rulers in its every breath. Whether it is the architecture or the hospitality, the cuisines or the facilities, in every aspect the Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel mounts the expectation of the visitors.
The gracefully designed and elegantly furnished rooms of Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel in Udaipur gives the travelers a different experience altogether. The gentle wind of Lake Pichola can be felt throughout the day in each of the hotel rooms (though independent air-conditioning is also available). Each room and suit is spacious and contains the original decorative items and furniture used by the royal family members. 24 hour in-room dining, medical help on call, internet facility, satellite TV and availability of newspapers made each suit and room a Shangri-la for its guests.
There are 19 Palace Rooms in Shiv Niwas Palace each of which is uniquely designed with an elegant taste of modern and traditional Udaipur architecture. Each of these 19 Palace Rooms has been decorated keeping in mind the taste and need of the global wonderers.
From all the 8 Terrace Suites of this palace hotel, the views of the lake and the Aravalli ranges can be relished. Those who are in search of a quite place far away from the hustle-bustle of daily life, choosing to stay in any of these terrace suites would be the right decision for them.
These 6 royal suites of the Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel are perfectly suited to those who want to experience the royal lifestyle of the Rajputs. Ethnic designs and bright colors of these Royal Suites correctly portray the brilliant sense of art and architecture of the Udaipur kings.
The architecture and interior designs of these 3 Imperial Suites in Shiv Niwas is greatly influenced by the medieval Mughal and Chinese designs. All of these 3 suites contain the original paintings of the Maharajas of the bygone era.
Rajasthan is highly appreciated for its royalty, not only in art and architecture, but in foods also. The food habits of this place are also influenced by the Mughals as they had also ruled the land. Foods are not only a basic necessity of the people; it also reflects the lifestyle of a particular region or populace. Whatever your taste may be, in Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel you can satisfy your taste buds to its fullest extent. There are four dining and wining spaces in this hotel that provide perfect ambience to suit your mood and preference.
The name of this restaurant is derived from a Mewari word which means ‘sitting in line, in protocol’. India has a great tradition of having the meals together in a group. Paantya is still holding this tradition and thus has a dining arrangement where people take foods sitting in a group. This particular restaurant inside the Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel has some unique pieces of artworks, pictures and decorative items of the royal period of Udaipur. The gusts can relish themselves with a selection of Continental, Mughlai and ethnic Rajasthani cuisines.
This pool side open restaurant in Shiv Niwas suits perfectly to the romantic couples. A candle light dinner under the moon light and besides the sparkling water of the pool makes your trip a candid memory of your life. You can also enjoy a variety of snacks and drinks in this restaurant during day time.
The word ‘panera’ refers to a ‘large storehouse of water and liquor in the royal household’. Panera in Shiv Niwas Palace is a bar that serves a wide variety of snacks and drinks to the guests. The ornate mirrors, huge chandeliers and décor with intricate glassworks make this bar all the more charismatic.
Those who are into look out of a relaxed and informal ambience, Palki Khana in Shiv Niwas Palace is an ideal place for them. One can find some of the best and selected flavored coffee and wine varieties in this European-style Café.
A deluxe treatment in the spa and beauty salon of Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel truly exhausts the whole day’s lethargy and unwinds the senses too. Special Ayunvedic massage and beauty treatments will make you enjoy your stay in the hotel in a refreshing way. The musical performances by the local folk artists and rock bands in the evening will make you enjoy some musical moments of this ‘Venice of west’. Moreover, for the people who love to spend their time with books, ‘Mahrana Mewar Special Library’ is a right place for them.
In the steam room of the hotel, you can relax and refresh your senses after a whole day of travels to the city of Udaipur. The specialized group of beauty and wellness experts will suggest you the right kind of therapy according to your body needs. Moreover, you can also enjoy some yoga sessions during your stay in the hotel.