History: Built to emulate a traditional Indian palace, the Oberoi Udaivilas has been ranked by Travel and Leisure’s reader’s poll as the 4th best hotel in the world.
Service: The ultimate in service: a 24-hour personal butler is a standard luxury at the Oberoi Udaivilas.
Location: In the heart of Rajasthan, a city renowned for its majestic palaces and beautiful lakes, the Oberoi Udaivilas’ location on the brink of stunning Lake Pichola elegantly captures the best of the city.
Nestled along the beautiful Lake Pichola, The Oberoi is designed after the majestic Indian palaces of yore that litter the Mewar region: grand pavilions and domes, decorated with frescos and adorned with artifacts stun the senses, while top quality service lends a touch of regality to your travels. Many of the 90 rooms, designed to evoke the history and culture of Rajasthan, have terraces that open on to semi-private swimming pools; suites include private swimming pools and outdoor dining pavilions. Dining options include: Chandni, an upscale Indian restaurant; Suryamahal, for European, Mediterranean and Thai dishes; and Udaimahal, a dining experience approximating the opulence of maharajas. The Udaivilas has a business center, an excellent Oberoi spa, two pools and a sports complex. The hotel is a 40-minute drive from Dabok Airport (UDR).
Guests can relax in the palatial comfort of their rooms, all of which are equipped with LCD TVs, DVD players, satellite TV, high-speed internet, an electronic safe, and more. Butler service means that guests won’t have to lift a finger should they choose not to.
This palatial suite has a breathtaking 2,650 square feet of space, and is the most luxurious suite in the hotel. Guests may choose from one or two bedrooms, alongside a spacious living and dining room equipped with fireplaces, courtyards decorated by majestic fountains, garden terraces and a large private pool. Stunning views and other luxurious touches can be expected from this room, including a private steam room and sauna.
A majestically-spacious villa, at 1,150 square feet, the luxury villa with private pool is elegantly-decorated, adorned with fine Indian textiles and designer furnishings. Breathtaking views of the marvellous Aravalli Hills, Lake Pichola and the City Palace can be seen from the villa’s windows. A private pool, steam room, and outdoor tented pavilion, are all luxurious touches one can expect from this room.
The Premier Rooms, located on the first level, are a spacious 600 square feet in size. They’re elegantly-decorated, adorned with fine Indian textiles and designer furnishings. The bathrooms have a royal touch, complete with white marble and Victorian freestanding bathtubs. Stunning views of landscaped gardens can be seen from the windows.
The Premier Rooms are a spacious 600 square feet in size. They’re elegantly-decorated, adorned with fine Indian textiles and designer furnishings. The bathrooms have a royal touch, complete with white marble and Victorian freestanding bathtubs. Stunning views of the serene swimming pool can be seen from the windows. The addition of a private walled courtyard is a lovely touch.
Recreational and relaxational activities, from holistic spa treatments, to pumping iron, to swimming lengths, can all be enjoyed at the hotel’s luxurious facilities. Guests can always enjoy a stunning view of Lake Pichola and the City Palace for inspiration during their activities.
The Oberoi’s state-of-the-art gym sits alongside two main swimming pools, that are heated in winter for guests’ optimal comfort. Yoga sessions are also available, as well as meditation and Pranayama sessions with the resident Yoga teacher.
Two main swimming pools are available for guests to swim in: the luxurious spa swimming pool and the larger, main pool.
With its own swimming pool overlooking the lake, the spa offers fusion treatments that combine traditional Ayurvedic techniques with internationally-acclaimed practices, to create a holistic, cleansing, and relaxing spa experience.
At the Oberoi Udaivilas, guests will enjoy the finest of both Indian and international cuisine. All dishes are prepared by chefs who have been meticulously trained by the few royal chefs that remain in Rajasthan.
Dine alfresco in the hotel’s fresh air courtyard, complete with traditional music and dance performances as the moon rises in the sky.
Enjoy all day dining in this casual 30s-style restaurant, which serves up light Western, Mediterranean, and Thai dishes.
A restaurant that fuses traditional Rajasthani and North Indian fare with a blend of traditional and modern Indian decor. The dishes here are rich, delicious, and authentic.