Jagat Niwas Palace is an early 17th century ‘Haveli’ (mansion) situated in the heart of Udaipur, the most romantic city of Rajasthan. Nestled in the fertile valley on the eastern banks of the famous Lake Pichola, Jagat Niwas Palace is a heritage hotel highly acclaimed for it’s location and stunning views. Being in the Old City, the property is surrounded by ancient havelis, temples and meandering lanes filled with traditional artefacts - the City Palace and Jagdish Temple are a short distance away. Jagat Niwas Palace is a family-run property which strives to keep its rich heritage and culture intact.
Rooms have been restored back to their old charm and are simple but comfortable with ensuite bathrooms, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and period furniture. Suites and the Lake-view rooms add panoramic views of Lake Pichola and of the majestic Aravalli Hills. Intricately decorated frescoes feature in all rooms, while some rooms and suites also offer 'Jharokas', which are extended balconies with plush seating. The rooms are divided in four categories: Suite, Heritage, Haveli and Standard. The Suite and the Heritage categories offer lake views while the Haveli and most of the Standard rooms are facing the central courtyard. Please note that there are a number of steps throughout the hotel and would therefore this property would not be suitable for anyone with mobility difficulties.
Dining options consist of Chandi, the famed rooftop restaurant and Jharoka Restaurant, both serving Continental, Chinese and traditional Rajasthani cuisine. A good selection of drinks, including alcohol is available and the rooftop terrace is the perfect place for spectacular sunsets. An in-house bakery offers bakery items including breads, pastries, cookies, chocolates, desserts and cakes. Guests can also enjoy a private dinner experience aboard Jagat Sagar boat on Lake Pichola with fresh flowers, candles and accompanied by live traditional music. Evening entertainment provided by the hotel includes traditional puppet shows and live music.
For prime location, heritage character and very reasonable prices, Jagat Niwas is hard to beat.