We recently published a list of the 25 Best Hotels In India, based on TripAdvisor traveler reviews, and the Oberoi Udaivilas took the number one spot on our list.
Located in Udaipur, in the state of Rajasthan, the Oberoi Udaivilas is a romantic hotel that was built to resemble a traditional Indian palace—and it certainly embodies all the luxury of one.
With luxurious amenities like private pools and butler service, a romantic setting, and over-the-top service, the hotel stands out as an exceptional lodging option in a country filled with incredible luxury—for those who can afford it.
Rates for the Oberoi Udaivilas start at about $460 per night.Guests arrive at the hotel by a private boat ride across Lake Pichola.
When they reach the entrance, they'll see grand architecture that was inspired by the traditional palaces of Rajasthan.
The hotel has remarkable architectural details, like traditional pavilions and domes.
There are also quiet courtyards with fountains and reflection pools and shady gardens where guests can stroll or relax.
The hotel feels very peaceful.
The theme continues inside, with decorative domes and arches.
There's also intricate geometric tilework.
But it's not just about the design. There are comfortable seating areas throughout the lobby and public areas, as well as modern amenities like Wi-Fi.
Some guest rooms open directly onto semi-private swimming pools with gorgeous views of Lake Pichola beyond.
These rooms also have terraces, which give guests direct access to the pool.
So that guests can go swimming anytime they want.
Inside, the suites are spacious and decorated with local Indian textiles and artifacts.
Each room has a king-size bed and a writing desk and chair. There are also separate sitting areas with large bay windows.
And all rooms have modern amenities, like LCD TVs, Wi-Fi, DVD players, and A/C. And best of all: they have private butler service.
The rooms also have large marble bathrooms.
Some suites also have separate living rooms where guests can entertain visitors.
When they get hungry, guests can dine on traditional north Indian cuisine at Udaimahal, the hotel's more formal restaurant. There's another, more casual restaurant here too.
The Oberoi Udaivilas also has a spa and gym, where guests can take private yoga and meditation classes from the resident yoga teacher.
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