• One of the world’s most romantic destination hotels, the Palace floats like a beautiful white ship on the waters of Lake Pichola, with 360-degree views of surrounding Udaipur.
  • Expertly managed and staffed by the Taj group, the service is flawless, cuisine standards are high, and the overall experience unforgettable.
  • Located directly opposite the ramparts of the larger City Palace, the edge-to-edge island Lake Palace enjoys picturesque 360-degree lake and city views. It’s marvelous to feel so remote from the city, floating in tranquil luxury, then zip over at the drop off a hat and be on the city streets within minutes.
  • Built in 1743 as a summer escape and pleasure resort by the royal dynasty of Mewar, it was converted into a hotel when the Maharana started accepting paying guests in the 1960s. The transition to hotel has been seamless, with the original fountains and fretwork expanded to include 66 luxury rooms.
  • Lake Palace was used as a key location in the Bond film, Octopussy, and it still oozes glamour and decadence.
  • This is a relatively small property which is incredibly popular – book early especially over peak periods.
  • A great place for romantic dining – either by the lily pond or on a secluded terrace.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

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Taj lake palace udaipur

After the young prince, Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur, was caught frolicking at moonlight picnics with ladies of the ‘zenana (the private chambers of the court)’, he built his own pleasure palace on Lake Pichola. The Maharana (ruler) called this palace which he built in 1746, Jag Niwas. Jag Niwas is today the majestic and magnificent Taj Lake Palace of Udaipur. 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 65 luxurious rooms and 18 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 incomparable location provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite cuisines at the elegant restaurants of Taj Lake Palace. These are open only to resident guests. Signature speciality restaurants at this palace serves a choice of cuisines. Neel Kamal for authentic Rajasthani and other dishes from India; and the seasonally open-air Bhairo for contemporary European delicacies. In the evening, indulge in signature martinis, cocktails and a grand collection of premium international spirits at the bar, Amrit Sagar.

The Taj Lake Palace offers 83 rooms and suites which feature luxurious silks, painted murals, and beautifully carved wood furniture. All offer views over the lake and the Aravalli mountains in the distance.

Taj Lake Palace Luxury Room Garden Non Lake View

Luxury Room Garden Non Lake View

Luxury Rooms have a princely-inspired décor with wooden lattice & araish work ceilings and discrete niches. They offer views of the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Each room is unique in size and is adorned with traditional Indian silks and dark teak furniture.

Taj Lake Palace Luxury Room Lake View

Luxury Room Lake View

Luxury Rooms have a princely-inspired décor with wooden lattice & araish work ceilings and discrete niches. They offer views of the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Each room is unique in size and is adorned with traditional Indian silks and dark teak furniture.

Taj Lake Palace Palace Room Lake View

Palace Room Lake View

Palace Rooms have a princely-inspired décor with wooden lattice & araish work ceilings and discrete niches. They offer views of the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Each room is unique in size and is adorned with traditional Indian silks and dark teak furniture.

Taj Lake Palace Historical 1 Bedroom Suite Lake View

Historical 1 Bedroom Suite Lake View

The Historical Suites present a welcoming ambience with marble floors, exquisite Rajasthani artwork and sheer fabrics, which enable crisp sunlight to enhance the beauty of each room. A four-poster bed, a sitting area overlooking Lake Pichola, a walk-in wardrobe and a spacious bathroom make these suites ideal for the discerning leisure traveler. Suite Names are Rang Mahal, Sandhya & Sisarma Darshan.

Taj Lake Palace Royal Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

Royal Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

Outfitted in impeccable designs, each of the Royal Suites are adorned with stained glass windows offering stunning views of the lake and the Aravali mountain range. Suite Names are Basant Bahar, Machla Magra, Jag Mandir Darshan & Aravali Darshan. Basant Bahar and Jag Mandir Darshan are interconnected.

Taj Lake Palace Grand Royal Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

Grand Royal Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

The Grand Royal Suites are the epitome of royal grandeur. Each of these individually themed suites feature high ceilings, deeply-carved mouldings, ornate glasswork, and miniature paintings. Many rooms offers unique features: Jacuzzi tubs, marble clad bathrooms with switch-lite glass windows, rain-showers, original works of art, crystal chandeliers.

Taj Lake Palace Grand Presidential Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

Grand Presidential Suite 1 Bedroom Lake View

The Shambhu Prakash suite, named after the Maharana Shambhu Singh is remembered for his progressive reforms and welfare measures undertaken in the 1860s. This suite is furnished with high curved arches and has a European touch to its design. The adjoining balcony offers panoramic views of the lake and hills.

The fine-dining restaurants at Taj Lake Palace are for the exclusive pleasure of resident guests. The hotel boasts four wonderful restaurants serving Asian, Indian, contemporary western and Italian dishes. You can choose to eat either by the lily pond, poolside or rooftop. There are also private butlers on hand to arrange a private dining venue for you anywhere else you may prefer to create a very memorable experience.

Taj Lake Palace Neel Kamal

Neel Kamal

The Blue lotus denotes divinity of Lord Shiva, which induces a sense of tranquility in the atmosphere. The rich Indian ambience reminiscent of grand royal ball indulges in all fine elements of luxury and gets even more charming when it overlooks the mesmerizing Lily Pond. The food prepared by our Mewari Chefs gives an authentic savor of then known Khansamass, undoubtedly making the gastronomy inevitable to explore. Presenting majestic cuisines of the region, Neel Kamal has a vibrant assortment of Rajasthani and Nort West frontier.

Taj Lake Palace Bhairo


Bhairo is where we treat your senses to exquisite contemporary European cuisine created by our Chefs and where the view takes us back in time to an era of royal grandeur, pomp and pageantry.

Taj Lake Palace Jharokha


Jharokha is a multi cuisine restaurant. With its scalloped arched frames overlooking the serene waters of lake Pichola, it offers a vibrant array of delicacies from all over the world. Enjoy a contemporary word cuisine with Asian and Continental overtones. Soothing views of the lake and the City Palace add much to the restful ambience.

Taj Lake Palace Amrit Sagar

Amrit Sagar

The stylish bar is renowned for its fine selection of vintage wines, spirits and cigars. The bar has a refreshing indoor – outdoor ambience and a relaxed charm. Amrit Sagar’s marriage of various styles and rich textures produces a refreshing ambience,sunlight mingling with the warm glow from the interiors evoke a sense of tranquility.

Jiva Spa embraces a deep understanding of mind, body and spirit to make each individual feel relaxed, calm and rejuvenated through an assortment of treatments and exercises. The trained therapists use natural products in a peaceful setting to make you feel better.

Taj Lake Palace Pool


Despite being on its own small island, has plenty of facilities such as the beautiful swimming pool.

Taj Lake Palace Spa


Set against the backdrop of the stunning Aravalli mountains, the Taj Lake Palace is a spectacular vision of royal architecture in white marble. Floating in the middle of a lake, this hotel was originally built by a prince as his very own private abode. The luxurious suites offer an experience par excellence and needless to say, a holiday here is bound to linger in your mind for days to come. Experience a blend of classic therapies that help you achieve inner peace and a soothing state of mind.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Udaipur, India
Nearest Airport
Udaipur Airport, Udaipur
Local Currency
Indian Rupee
Time Change
GMT +5:30
Best time to go
October to March

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