It’s true that India is known as the “land of royals”, especially the Rajasthan that reflects a rich past. Albeit, a lot of things have changed, but one thing that has remained never end throughout the luxurious history of the country, it’s the fact that Indians have always been “loyal to the royal”. Earlier, we have informed you about the features and facilities of Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur that may have impressed you. Now, you will feel proud to know that this palace has been chosen as the top hotel in the world.

The 14th edition of the TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards has declared the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace as the best hotel of 2016. It’s established in 1928 and named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, this hotel is constructed with sandstone and marble. Spreading in 26 acres of lush greenery setting that renders soothing ambience to the guests. Throwing light to its accommodation, the palace offers 374 rooms, including the famous “Maharaja” and “Maharani” suites.

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It renders a magical mixture of eastern and western architectural and also inspired from both, the Renaissance and Rajput. For many celebs, this beautiful place has also been chosen as a wedding destination that includes Katy Perry and Russell Brand, Vikram Chatwal and Priya Sachdev, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, Aryn Nayar and Liz Hurley. By registering its name as the best hotel of this year, Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur has not only set high standards for hospitality, but also added another jewel in the crown of pride for us Indians!?

Beside this, Orange County Resort in Mysore is an another Indian property, which has registered its name at No. 13 in the list of the 25 best hotels. After Umaid Bhawan Palace, the positions acquired by Shinta Mani Resort- Siem Reap, Cambodia at No.2, Bellevue Syrene- Sorrento, Italy, No. 3, Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa- Hanoi, Vietnam, No. 4, Achtis Hotel- Afitos, Greece, No, 5 and Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons- Great Milton, UK at No. 6.


After collecting all the reviews and opinions in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers, the Travellers’ Choice awards are decided.