Mumbai, August 27, 2019: This season, Taj invites guests to avail a special ‘Suite Surprises’ offer and check in to the regal abodes of erstwhile Maharajas and Maharanis. Guests can experience the bygone era of luxury and grandeur with vintage car arrivals, lounge access, and attentive and personalised royal butler service. Specially curated heritage walks, lavish afternoon teas and a host of exclusive benefits make for the perfect stay.
Recognized for its sensitive restoration of authentic Grand Palaces and heritage hotels, Taj presents an exceptionally wide range of historic suites, each with a story to tell. Designed by the renowned Edwardian architect, Henry Lanchester as the residence of the beautiful Maharani of Jodhpur, Badan Kanwar, the Maharani suite epitomises refinement and elegance. The Art-Deco style suite at the award-winning Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur has its very own drawing, dining and dressing rooms, en-suite spa, private Jacuzzi and terrace that overlooks the palace gardens and the stately 500-year old Mehrangarh Fort.
Shambhu Prakash Suite
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, a gleaming white marble oasis houses the magnificent Shambhu Prakash suite. Named after the Maharana – Shambhu Singh who ruled the land of Mewar, the suite is appointed with richly coloured antiques, rare paintings, crystal chandeliers and its very own private library. With panoramic views of Lake Pichola, the suite is the perfect place to watch the setting sun.
Sukh Niwas Suite
The design of the aristocratic Sukh Niwas suite at Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, draws from Rajasthan’s centuries-old architectural heritage. The elegant interiors include lush drapes, arched stonework and ornate furniture that are embellished with a touch of history. The main bedroom has a ceiling with beautifully painted gold-leaf frescoes and traditional motifs.
The Nizam suite at Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad which was once the sanctum to the world’s richest man, continues to revel in its former glory. This extravagant duplex suite replete with its gorgeous marble fountain, baroque interiors and private swimming pool allows guests to take a page out of the regal history of Hyderabad.