Rambagh Palace

Summary

Rambagh Place is an architectural masterpiece that is beautifully set in vast landscaped gardens and was once a Royal guest house. The resort has hosted presidents, politicians, royalty, and celebrities for decades and features 79 opulently furnished rooms and suites, large public areas including an elegant terrace and the famous Polo Bar.

Highlights

  • Authentic palace hotel
  • Jiva Grande Spa
  • Free roaming peacocks
  • Vintage car tours of the city

Location

Jaipur, India

Best time to go

The best time to visit India is from October to March when the weather is at its best and most flowers are in full bloom.

Our thoughts

This palace was converted to a hotel in 1957 and still remains a favourite of Bollywood stars and socialites. Its rich textures, opulent furnishings and expansive ornamental gardens make guests feel like royalty in rooms that were once the sanctuaries of kings. The palace emanates a definite sense of history and its architecture transcends time itself.


  • City tours
  • Guide and interpreter services
  • Vintage cars for transfers and city tours
  • Travel desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Palmist/Astrologer
  • Beauty salon
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Babysitting on request
  • Laundry service
  • In Room dining
  • Business centre
  • WiFi
  • Laptops for hire

The Suvarana Mahal - Suvarana Mahal literally means the Palace of Gold and will take guests through a culinary voyage of delectable palace cuisines accompanied by classical music and vintage wines from the palace cellars. 24 carat gold plated flatware and cutlery, high ceilings, gilded mirrors, magnificent gold hues and Florentine frescoes provide the perfect ambience for an evening of royal dining.

The Rajput Room - The Rajput room is an informal all-day dining restaurant that overlooks the front lawns and has a refreshing indoor-outdoor ambience making it an ideal venue for breakfast and light meals.

Verandah Caf'e - The Verandah Cafe is located in front of the crafted front lawns of the hotel and is an open al fresco dining restaurant where guests can enjoy folk dance in the evening.

The Polo Bar - The Polo Bar captures the glamour of the princely equestrian sport and is adorned with trophies and polo memorabilia. The bar serves signature cocktails inspired by this royal sport and its shelves are lined with fine rare whiskies, signature cocktails, single malts, cognacs, wine, and liqueurs which can be complemented with a handpicked selection of Cuban cigars.

Steam - Steam is a lounge bar constructed inside a restored steam engine making it quite unlike any other complete with a recreated Victorian style station. The bar serves a fine selection of liquors as well as Middle Eastern shawarmas and wood fired Italian crust pizzas.

Luxury Rooms - These rooms are located on the top floor of Rambagh Palace. Designed in a traditional manner and are a retreat in themselves, designed Several of the Luxury Rooms overlook the gardens.

Palace Rooms - These rooms provide a retreat for the senses in terms of textures and colours and each room has been redesigned for comfort. Every room is equipped with large LCD TVs, in-room safe, tea/coffee maker, private bar, four-poster bed, walk-in wardrobes, and a spacious bathroom that cocoons guests into the palatial experience.

Historical Suites - These suites welcome guests with marble floors, exquisite Rajasthani artwork and sheer fabrics that enable crisp sunlight to enhance the beauty of each room. Each suite features a four-poster bed, a sitting area overlooking gardens, a walk-in wardrobe and a spacious bathroom making these suites ideal for the discerning leisure traveller.

Royal Suites - These suites welcome guests with beautiful architecture and opulent décor with embellishments such as Rajasthani motif, delicate mirror-and-stone work, intricately carved pillars with marbles inlay, rich silks and tall draped curtains. Some of these suites have served as the personal chambers of the Maharaja of Jaipur. A personal butler is also on call.

The Maharani Suite - This suite boasts a very different look including delicate finishes, textured wood panels, intricate mirror and stonework, rich furnishings, and hand painted Rajasthani art. The Maharaja had this suite redecorated by Hammond's of London as a surprise gift to Maharani Gayatri Devi. The suite includes a nice sitting area, private dining and a spectacular oval four fixture mirrored bathroom.

The Prince's Suite - Exactly as the name predicts, this suite was the former chamber of Prince Jagat Singh, son of Maharani Gayatri Devi. The suite offers a contemporary design with a spacious drawing room, private Jacuzzi, and a large lounge overlooking the historic gardens that extends to a private terrace.

Suryavanshi Suite - This suite transports guests back in time to the princely era with its high ceilings, exquisite chandeliers that complement the green stone arches and rich period furniture, arched French windows that open to the Mughal gardens, the Nahargarh Fort, and the breath-taking Aravali hills. This suite has hosted many international celebrities and heads of state.

Sukh Niwas Suite - This suite beautifully fuses contemporary décor with royal flourishes to create an ambience of sheer luxury and decadence. The suite has a large sitting area, intimate dining space, sundeck seating on a private terrace, a four fixture bathroom with a private Jacuzzi, and a glamorous bedroom with a large circular bed draped with full-length gold-hued curtains from floor to ceiling.

  • Jiva Grande Spa
  • Golf
  • Polo
  • Swimming
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam
  • Fitness centre
  • Walking trail
  • Yoga
  • Table tennis
  • Croquet

The resort is family friendly with family rooms and has babysitting facilities.


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