A luxury heritage hotel, Royal Orchid Metropole is steeped in the history and culture of Mysore. It was built by the former Maharajah of Mysore in 1920 as a grand guesthouse for his distinguished British guests. Its imperial arches, imposing pillars and ornate corridors capture the old world charm of this majestic era. The heritage rooms are enormous, full of period style and have wonderful outdoor terraces. The courtyard dining is an absolute delight.
Spread across an area of 2.5 acres, Hotel Royal Orchid Metropole consists of 30 rooms that are categorised into Royal Room, Heritage Room and Maharaja Suite. Styled with modern designs and comfortable furniture, these luxury rooms provide amenities such as high-speed internet and breakfast buffet.
There are two multi-cuisine restaurants; the al-fresco Shikari known for its barbecued delights, and Tiger Trail Indian cuisine restaurant. For drinks and dancing head to Skan’del whilst light refreshments and beverages are also available at the lounge called High Tea.
Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and gaming zone. There is also a one hour yoga class conducted from Monday to Saturday for all in-house guests to enjoy.