The Leela Palace Udaipur
A shower of rose petals welcomes you to The Leela Palace Udaipur, a grand lakeside residence where being treated like royalty is all part of the service. Framed by Lake Pichola and the majestic Aravalli Mountains, the hotel captures the grandeur of Udaipur’s regal heritage, fusing the romance of a bygone era with modern luxuries in a spectacular natural setting. In this oasis for the senses, unwind with an Ayurvedic treatment at Spa by ESPA, and dine on refined Indiana flavors under moonlight.
- Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019 winner
- Udaipur's only lakeside palace hotel with four TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards
- Cool off in the outdoor pool with sweeping views of the Aravalli Mountains
- Have your butler deliver champagne to your private balcony in time for sunset
- Rejuvenate with a massage in the landscaped gardens in Spa by ESPA’s signature tents
- Host clients in lake-view meeting rooms, followed by drinks on the open terrace
- Dine on refined Indian dishes beneath the stars at rooftop restaurant, Sheesh Mahal
- Indulge in the Romance at The Leela experience of spa treatments and a sunset cruise
The Leela Palace Udaipur is an exquisite window on the 16th-century city’s regal past. From stately architecture to lavish guestrooms and world-class service, the hotel showcases the very best of Indian culture and hospitality in the most luxurious of settings.
Heavenly views of Lake Pichola or Heritage City welcome you to The Leela Palace Udaipur. In the 82 guestrooms and suites, contemporary designs meet traditional rich reds and golds complemented by traditional Rajasthani art and craftwork by local artisans. Sink into fabrics embroidered with regally inspired designs on plush bedding. For the full royal treatment, book the Maharaja Suite for a Jacuzzi, massage room, and terrace with a private plunge pool.
The exclusive butler service and 24-hour room service ensure your every need is met, while state-of-the-art facilities with spectacular views of the lake are available for conferences and meetings. For more intimate events or celebrations, choose cocktails on the open terrace or a sumptuous sit-down dinner in the banquet hall.
Dine on international classics and sophisticated Indian cuisine under the stars or by candlelight, then finish with a glass of champagne or nightcap as you look over the illuminated lake or nightcap in a cozy lounge. For absolute romance, dine at a secret location in the hotel grounds.
The Dining Room – All-day, international cuisine is served with spectacular views across the lake. Chat with the sommelier or visit the climate-controlled walk-in wine cellar to choose the best bottle to complement your meal. The kitchen prides itself on using the freshest ingredients, many sourced from the palace’s own organic gardens.
Sheesh Mahal – Dine under the stars on the open-air terrace of this two-level rooftop restaurant with sweeping views of the lake. Sample classic Indian favorites like black dal and bhindi curry and refined flavors using recipes mastered in royal kitchens.
The Library Bar – Unwind at the end of the day with a single-malt whiskey or cocktail in this cozy lounge decorated with dark wood paneling, fireplaces, fine art, and classic books. Matka kesar pista kulfi, the hotel’s homemade saffron-and-nut ice cream, is a must as you enjoy Rajasthani folk music and dance performances in the inner courtyard.
Destination Dining – Allow the hotel staff to organize a unique and intimate dining experience in the Spa Alcove, Guava Garden Patio, or on the Croquet Lawn.
The Leela Palace Udaipur is all about the exploring the senses. Start your day in the dreamy outdoor pool or workout with a personal trainer in the gym. In the afternoon, restore balance with an Ayurvedic or European therapy treatment at Spa by ESPA, with treatment rooms and tents among the landscaped gardens and fragrant trees. Unwind with the Jet Lag Eliminator massage or truly indulge with the Royal Princess of Rajasthan pampering experience.
Discover the delights of this lakeside city at the charming City Palace complex and gardens, which played a starring role in James Bond classic, Octopussy. Then visit nearby Jagdish Temple, featuring a spectacular 79-foot steeple covered with sculptures of dancers, elephants, and musicians. In the evening, take a sunset stroll to hilltop Monsoon Palace, a one-time observatory with the city’s best views of the lakes, rivers, and mountains.
The Leela Palace Udaipur
The Leela Palace Udaipur is near the center of Udaipur, on the banks of scenic Lake Pichola and in the shadow of the Aravalli Mountains. All major attractions are within easy reach, most within a 25-minute walk or 10-minute taxi ride.
Maharana Pratap International Airport is 17 mi / 27 km away (45 minutes).
Udaipur City Railway Station is a 20-minute trip in a car or taxi.