Umed Bhawan Palace Kota
Kota is an important city of Rajasthan. It is gifted with several establishments of historic importance. Umed Bhawan is one of its architectural marvel which was once the royal residence of the regal family of Kota. Today it is the most beautiful heritage hotel of the city. Walk into the palace and you will be overwhelmed by its perfect blend of Rajput and Victorian architecture.
Umed Bhawan Palace was built by Maharaja Umed Singh II who ruled over Kota in the early 19th century. Before deciding to make a new palace for himself and his family he used to reside in the medieval fort located in the city only. He entrusted Sir Swinton Jacob, an officer of the Royal Engineers in the British Army with the responsibility of constructing the palace.
The palace boasts of big courtyards, picture-perfect ceilings, corridors carved out in marble, hunting trophies of the bygone era and some of the royal possessions. The guest rooms are beautifully done up for providing a memorable stay to its guests. The rooms open into the lush green garden which can be the best place to relax during your stay there. The kitchen of the heritage hotel offers Indian, Rajasthani, Chinese and Continental cuisine.
Facilities offered by Umed Bhawan Palace are: thirty two air conditioned rooms, TV with satellite channels, Currency exchange, doctor on call, running hot and cold water, car on rent, Conference hall, laundry/dry clean, bar, telephone, and some indoor game facilities.