Luxury former royal residence featuring colonial-style architecture and mesmerising city views.
Follow in the footsteps of royalty at this grand hotel and former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad. This late 19th-century palace is set in 32 acres on a hilltop overlooking the city; its Venetian chandeliers, French tapestries and original art give it the charm and elegance of a bygone era. You can spend lazy days by the heated outdoor pool or pamper yourself with a treatment at the spa. Try its signature Jivaniya treatment, which includes a herbal exfoliation, exotic body wrap with local spices and a rejuvenating massage. History-enthusiast? You might like to spend an afternoon learning about the palace’s heritage on a guided tour.
You can sample slow-cooked Indian Hyderabadi specialties and western cuisine at the hotel’s excellent restaurants, and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea on the terrace. At its atmospheric and dimly-lit lounge bar, sip Indian-inspired cocktails like its orange coriander mojito. Make dinner a romantic occasion with its private dining offering and the hotel will create a handcrafted menu just for you, or wake up to a private breakfast at its spectacular Gol Bungalow and drink in the irresistible views of the city below. The Palace Rooms feature pretty floral touches, authentic wood-beamed ceilings and oak flooring. Stay in one of the hotel’s opulent suites for panoramic views of its stunning grounds.
Airport transfer time:Approx. 30 minutes from Chennai airport Rooms:60
3 restaurants, bar
Breakfast at Celeste restaurant.
*Denotes local charge