Rajasthan is sixth best holiday destination in Asia. The state is window to envision vibrant cultural heritage of India. Readership research conducted by a leading tourism website also revealed that tourists selected Rajasthan as their favorite tourist centre. Many Rajasthan cities are listed in top 25 destinations of India. Here we are describing a splendid resort hotel that used to be hunting ground 200 years ago, and is coronated ‘best hotel in the world’ for the second year.
The research was conducted among tourists of Singapore, Australia, U.K., Europe, America and North American countries. Readers evaluated hotels across the world on the basis of rooms, facilities, service, food and price. Top 25 tourist destinations of country selected in research included Rajasthan’s Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Sawai Madhopur and Bundi as the favorites of tourists.
Udaivilas – Best hotel of the world in 2015
Palace hotels of Rajasthan are world famous for their royal grandeur. This is supported by the fact that Udaivilas is recognized as world’s best hotel of 2015 for the paramount hospitality and excellence in travel. The hotel was awarded twice; earlier in 2013 too Udaivilas was ranked second among the top 25 hotels of the world. Built in Mewar architectural style it is indeed a royal retreat.
The grand resort spreads in 50 acre and guest can reach the hotel across lake by a private boat. The resort hotel is managed by Oberoi Group. Repeated recognition makes it the finest staying option for a visitor in Udaipur who wants to experience the regality of kings. The sprawling groomed lush grass dotted with tall trees, marble elephants sitting around pool and inlay decorated chowk give indulging visuals. The fairytale setting is both historic and romantic. Oberoi Udaivilas is also included in top 10 romantic hotels by Trip advisor.
Visitors can enjoy royal boat ride in Pichola Lake.
Ultra-luxurious facilities in 91 deluxe rooms
Not only the exteriors but also the interiors of Udaivilas are stunning. The resort has total 91 premiere rooms, each of which has all the lavish amenities of a maharaja’s palace. Kohinoor suite with gold domed ceiling, mirror mosaic pattern inlays and hand carving on marble walls stretches in 2650 square feet and oversee Lake Pichola. The suite has its own private pool outdoor. Mesmerizing beauty of calm lake water viewable from here incite a different thrill.
One has to have large pocket to enjoy the unsurpassed luxuries that the resort offers. Per night charges for stay in the hotel range between Rupees 20,000 to 5,00,000. The suites are divided into several categories. The rent of Kohinoor suite is 5 lakh.
Favorite of Hollywood and Bollywood
Udaivilas Palace is favourite place of Hollywood and Bollywood. Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor starrer Bollywood hit of 2013, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani’ was shot in the palace. Hollywood diva, well-known British model and actress Elizabeth Harley shot her collection of swimming costumes here. Rajasthan is popular for destination weddings. Udaivilas has also witnessed many celebrity weddings.
Besides lakes the Lake City Udaipur is famous for its huge regal palaces. The romantic setting of these magnificent structures creates enchanting memories. Udaivilas has attracted travellers, filmmakers, celebrities and practically everyone who dreamt of living life king size. The handmade miniature paintings and intricate carving on mirror reflects royal opulence.