India is home to a unique heritage other than visiting the forts and palaces, you can experience the heritage by staying in magnificent palace hotels. Several royal forts, Havelis, and holiday homes are converted into hotels and resorts all over India. These accommodations are popular now and people go there to experience luxury and royal feels. Check out the list of hotels to stay in India for oh so royal feels:
- Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Run by Taj Group of hotels it is a marvel built by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Rathore Dynasty. It is a marvelous heritage hotel of Jodhpur and a true royal experience. Spread over 26 acres, the royal residence is perched high above the Blue City of Rajasthan. Staying in Umaid Bhawan Palace is once in a lifetime experience, and is more like a journey through an era that redefined royalty and luxury.
- Rambagh palace, Jaipur
This one is also managed by the Taj Group and was converted into a hotel in 1957. The palace was the former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. With lush gardens, it is one of the most luxurious hotels in Pink City. Rambagh Palace Jaipur is one of the prominent heritage hotels in Jaipur, also popularly called the Jewel of Jaipur.
- Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
It was owned by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Some elements that describe the royalty of the palace include Roman pillars, crystal chandeliers, marble staircases, Japanese gardens and priceless interior decor. The library of the Nizam is said to house one of the rarest versions of the Quran
- Devi Garh by Lebua, Udaipur
Located in Aravalli Hills of the Udaipur. This heritage property has been transformed into a five-star hotel in Rajasthan. This palace is an example of the beauty and charm of the old Rajput world, displaying an array of decorative styles and landscaped gardens. The modern, minimalist design of its interior juxtaposes with the ancient and ornate architecture of its exterior.
- Fernhills palace, Ooty
It was a summer palace of Mysore Maharajas and this palace, gives a fairy-tale like backdrop in the rolling hills of Ooty and spreads across 50 acres of land. It has green lawns, beautiful gardens, dense forests with rich and stunning views, overlooking lush green valleys and tea gardens. The Palace is superbly done with Burmese teak, features a magnificent ballroom with a highly valued ornamental paper mache ceiling. The palace has 19 Regal Suites with bedrooms, sitting rooms, dressing rooms, spacious baths with Jaccuzi and a splendid multi cuisine dining area.
- Sujan Rajmahal Palace, Jaipur
Touted as one of the most photogenic hotels in the world. The property was earlier home to Jaipur ruler Sawai Jai Singh II. Unique hand-crafted wallpaper to mirrored doors and modern architecture, this palace has all luxury feels.