Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces – India & Beyond
TAJ HOTELS RESORTS AND PALACES, India
- Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, India
- Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa, Kovalam, India
- Taj Garden Retreat, Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh National Park, India
- Taj Malabar, Kochi, India
- Taj Lake Palace,Udaipur, India
- Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai, India
- Taj Tashi, Thimpu, Bhutan
- Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, India
- Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India
- Pashan Garh, Panna National Park, India
- Banjaar Tola, Kanha National Park
- Baghvan, Pench National Park
- Taj Usha Kiran Palace, Gwailor
- Nadesar Palace, Varanasi
From idyllic beach resorts to world-renowned landmarks encompassing authentic Rajput palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled combination of warm Indian hospitality, contemporary, efficient service and modern luxury.
TAJ MAHAL PALACE & TOWER, MUMBAI, INDIA
Discover Taj’s 1st hotel
One of the original grand hotels of the world, this hotel has grown to become an integral part of the city’s history, and indeed, its heart. Built in 1903, this palace has been home to heads of state and celebrities, kings & queens and Hollywood royalty, Maharajahs and rock stars. The Tower Wing offers a refreshing mix of European style and Indian elegance, with a choice of rooms overlooking the city or the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea. The Palace Wing is superb and has been taken back to its original, almost colonial style roots, with separate check-in and excellent, spacious bedrooms.
TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE, HYDERABAD
Discover Taj’s 100th hotel
This hotel made its debut in 2010 as Taj’s 100th property. Passed on for generations like a precious jewel, this was the royal guesthouse of Nizam Mehboob Ali Khan. After ten years of sensitive restoration, a new life has been infused into this sixty room private palace sprawled across 32 acres of verdant and unique themed gardens.
TAJ UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR, INDIA
Enjoy princely lifestyle during your luxury tour of India
A commanding presence in the heart of Jodhpur, this was the last of India’s great palaces and was one of the largest private residences in the world. Today, the royal family still resides in the palace and another section houses a museum displaying a range of antiques from Jodhpur’s royal past. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, this golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in the fashionable Art Deco style of that time. After 15 years of construction, the 347-room palace was completed in 1943. Enjoy the princely lifestyle in one of the 64 gorgeously appointed rooms and suites.
TAJ GREEN COVE RESORT & SPA, KOVALAM, INDIA
For a relaxed holiday in Southern India
Green Cove stretches over 10 acres of land providing all the vistas of the south over looking the Arabian sea for a relaxed holiday experience. Here the hillside cottages offer views from the beaches to the palm fringed backwaters set amidst the tropical land-scapes, whilst the floating cottages are built on barges and anchored in the lagoon.
MAHUA KOTHI, BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK, INDIA
Unrivalled luxury and comfort in India’s wildlife park
Nestled in the vicinity of the breathtaking Bandhavgarh National Park, Mahua Kothi sprawls over the 40-acre grounds, around the renowned erstwhile tented camp, Churhat Kothi, the accommodation and facilities of the lodge blend charmingly into the quaint and rustic surroundings. Offering a never-before-experienced Indian wildlife circuit, replete with both adventure and -unlike any safari experience in the country so far – impeccable service and lush luxury. A private courtyard, with its shaded seating, opens to each of the twelve luxury cottage suites, called Kutiyas. The Taj trained staff at the lodge provide personalized care and attention to all guests. Enjoy twice-daily safaris with &BEYOND trained naturalists, with impeccable knowledge of every inhabitant of the forests, and every nook and pathway of the wilderness.
PASHAN GARH, PANNA NATIONAL PARK
Situated along Panna National Park, this luxury safari lodge comprises a cluster of 12 stone cottages huddled atop a small hill, with magnificent views over the forest and a large nearby waterhole, which has been host to numerous tiger and antelope sightings. The guest areas celebrate Haveli design, with a spacious central courtyard with contemporary interiors. Exceptional services provided by the Taj Group and twice-daily game drives by the &Beyond trained naturalists.
BANJAAR TOLA, KANHA NATIONAL PARK
Directly overlooking the heart of Kanha National Park, there are two camps of nine suites in each situated along the banks of Banjaar River. The luxurious en suite tents have been designed in a contemporary style, with pressed bamboo wall panels, gorgeous bamboo floors and locally crafted furniture. Kanha National Park is a member of ‘Project Tiger’ to save the species, and home to the highly endangered hardground barasingha deer and approximately 70 different tree species.
BAGHVAN, PENCH NATIONAL PARK
This enchanting lodge is located on the edge of Pench National Park, a dry deciduous forest of predominantly teak trees and meandering jungle streams. A mere five-minute drive to the park’s entrance takes guests deep into the heart of the Indian jungle. Breakfasts and lunches are served on a sweeping shaded deck surrounding the beautiful swimming pool and overlooking the nullah, a favoured route of the Pench tigers. Sunset is celebrated with cocktails under a huge banyan tree.
TAJ MALABAR, KOCHI, INDIA
Spectacular beauty lake-side in Kochi
With its enviable harbour-side position, spacious gardens and superb views across to Fort Kochi, this is one of Kochi’s leading hotels. The new infinity pool is spectacular and the rooms in the old wing are wonderful and extraordinarily luxurious. Re-designed to fit in with their colonial past, they are simple, chic and supremely comfortable.
TAJ LAKE PALACE,UDAIPUR, INDIA
Palace shimmering on Lake Pichola
The extraordinarily beautiful hotel is like a jewelled lotus seemingly afloat in the soft shimmering waters of Lake Pichola. The palace preserves the heritage and tradition of the erstwhile rulers of Udaipur and offers guests a glimpse of a privileged royal lifestyle. Having been the set for a major part of the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’, this magical hotel appears to “float” in the middle of the lake. Reached by a short boat ride from the City Palace, the hotel boasts endless turrets and terraces, a rooftop pool and sensational views of the lake, Araveli hills, Jag Mandir or the City Palace.
TAJ RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR, INDIA
Majestic Comfort and luxury
The former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur, Rambagh Palace spreads across 47 acres of gardens dotted with peacocks. With its beautiful architecture and interiors, the palace-hotel evokes the splendour of royal India at its best. Royal apartments and princely chambers have been transformed into exceedingly luxurious and stylish rooms and suites. Gracious hospitality, steeped in tradition, completes the royal lifestyle experience.
NADESAR PALACE, VARANASI
Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility. The palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. Works of art from the Maharaja’s collection decorate the walls of the palace’s 10 luxurious suites, each embellished with original pieces of furniture refurbished to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone era. Dining at the Nadesar Palace is an indulgent experience starting with breakfast on the sun-kissed verandah; a spiritually inspired meal at lunch in the dining room, and a barbeque dinner by the poolside. To unwind, the palace offers a round of golf on the greens, a guided nature walk or a day at the Jiva Spa.
TAJ USHA KIRAN PALACE, GWALIOR
This 120-year-old palace, which has played host to the King of England, is now an elegant heritage hotel ensconced in nine acres of picturesque gardens landscaped with flowering trees, arched bridges and shimmering fountains. The 40 rooms including 8 suites are aesthetically refurbished with exquisite artifacts, furniture and lighting, complemented with contemporary comforts and facilities, enhance the hotel’s regal aura.
TAJ TASHI, THIMPU, BHUTAN, INDIA
Add zing to your vacation tour
In keeping with the enchanting surrounds, the Taj Tashi is a blend of Bhutan’s Dzong architecture and modern design. Adorned with classical hand-drawn Buddhist murals, its 66 elegant guestrooms and suites afford striking highlights of the region’s art and colour and breathtaking views of the mountains that rise above the Thimpu valley. A perfect setting to relax and refresh during your luxury vacation tour to India. Sample Bhutan’s fiery cuisine, gaze at the mesmerising prayer wheels through its panoramic windows, make short but rewarding forays into the vibrant local markets, spend time in one of the hotel’s traditional themed cafe’s and restaurant, or find yet more ways to relax with a special ‘Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath’ at the Taj Spa.