A 45-minute drive from Maharana Pratap Airport lies the Leela Palace Udaipur, a five-star property on the banks of Lake Pichola. Sporting sweeping views of the City Palace and the majestic Aravalli Mountains, the Leela Palace Udaipur features seventy-two rooms and suites divided into six categories, all decorated in sepia tones with local textiles and artwork. The in-house restaurant, the Dining Room, offers a cornucopia of cuisines throughout the day; the Sheesh Mahal, a rooftop restaurant on the lakeside that offers fine dining under the stars, and serves cuisine from the royal kitchens of India; and the Library Bar, an intimate lounge that fuses English club decor with Indian aesthetic principles. Food can also be served by the mosaic-tiled pool overlooking Lake Pichola, or in guests’ rooms. Other amenities include a spa by ESPA, yoga lessons, badminton, boat rides, cooking classes with one of the property’s chefs and much more.
All of the hotel's 72 guestrooms and eight suites are magnificently appointed and equipped with such modern amenities as complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TVs with Blu-Ray players, and in-room electronic safes.
These 480 square foot rooms feature elegant, contemporary interiors adorned by traditional Rajasthani arts, local craftwork, and exquisite fabrics as embroidered with regally inspired designs. Luxurious, dark wood furniture is embossed with tarkashi work. Some of these rooms are even attached with balconies that provide panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and Pichola Lake.
Spanning 1,250 square feet, these opulent suites feature stylish bedrooms and luxurious workspaces. The ornate bedrooms house plush mattresses and pillows while the bathroom has a walk-in shower stall, bathtub looking out across Lake Pichola, two separate vanity counters, and a water closet.
These 1,270 square foot suites are designed with intricate, Indian artwork and span two levels, featuring living, work, and bedroom spaces. The living room extends into an open-air plunge pool and Jacuzzi while the master bedroom supplies stunning views of the City Palace and other heritage buildings. The bath area houses a walk-in shower stall and bathtub that looks over Pichola Lake.
At 1,800 square feet, this third-floor suite furnishes views of the Aravalis and Lake Pichola. The room’s meticulous décor is composed of such stunning elements as Thekri mirrors, gold-leafed floral and paisley motifs, mother-of-pearl artifacts, and inlaid handcrafted white marble. The master bedroom is furnished with a masterful four-post bed, and the suite even offers a spacious dining room, private kitchenette, and a marble-laid bathroom featuring a Jacuzzi.
This expansive 3,585 square foot suite features a living room, study, dining area, master bedroom, and a separate walk-in wardrobe. Attached to the master bedroom, the bathroom houses a shower stall, king-size bathtub, Jacuzzi, and water closet. Several facilities offer such built-in amenities as a massage parlor, spacious plunge-pool, and sprawling courtyards for the discreet enjoyment of guests. Additionally, a personal butler is appointed to the suite to ensure guests get the most out of their stay.
Relaxation reigns supreme at the Leela Udaipur, where guests can enjoy the large, world-class spa or get a touch up at the luxurious salon. The on-site Health Club ensures guests can keep up with their fitness goals, while an expansive pool is a perfect spot for guests to while away blissful days.
The hotel's on-site Health Club offers top-of-the-line cardiovascular and resistance equipment along with an area for free weights. Personal trainers can be provided for interested guests.
With treatments that reflect the latest in Ayurvedic and European therapies, guests of this world-class spa can enjoy massages, foot massages, and other relaxing treatments. The highest quality skin care products, oils, and cleansing muds are used to achieve outstanding results. A host of wellness regiments are also available, such as yoga and meditation classes. Additionally, the hotel's Warren Tricomi salon performs cuts and coloring that conform to the latest international trends. An exclusive VIP room is attached to the salon and available for bridal services.
The hotel houses two fine dining restaurants, serving Indian and international dishes, and also features a cozy bar with dark wood and leather accents. Specialty “dining destinations” can also be set up at locations around the hotel at the request of guests.
Managed by the hotel's Executive Chef, this lobby-level restaurant serves an eclectic array of international flavors from around the globe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant also houses a climate-controlled walk-in wine cellar.
Complete with dark wood paneling, fireplaces, fine art, and a wide selection of books and artifacts, this intimate lounge serves up a fine selection of whiskeys and liquors from around the world. Light bites and sweets are also available, such as the hotel's signature Matkakesar pistakulfi, a homemade ice cream flavored with saffron and nuts.
This two-level, open-air Indian restaurant offers fine dining with sweeping views of the lake. The restaurant serves traditional dishes with contemporary touches. Dining is al fresco, with lighting provided by candles that evoke the spirit of a bygone era.