Taj Lake Palace Voted Best in Asia by UK Conde Naste Traveller Mag

The CN Traveller Readers' Travel Awards list also features other Taj properties including Rambagh Palace in Jaipur, Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad and The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.

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TAJ LAKE Palace, Udaipur has been voted the Best Hotel in


Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent by the readers of the UK’s Conde Nast


Traveller magazine at the 2016 Readers’ Travel Awards. Taj Lake Palace was also


ranked 6th on the World’s Top 20 across categories – the only Indian hotel to


be included in this category.


Originally built in 1746 as the pleasure palace of Maharana


Jagat Singh II, Taj Lake Palace is one of the most recognisable residences in


the world. It was built with gleaming white marble on a central island in the


stunning Lake Pichola; its romantic location affords breathtaking panoramic


views towards the City Palace and Aravalli Hills. Every room has the elegant


touches that evoke the best of the past, and its sumptuous suites have regal


histories of their own from the dynasties of the Mewar.


Guests can relax in the palace’s secluded courtyards


complete with serene lily ponds and cooling fountains or drink in the views


from its many terraces just as the royal families have done for centuries. On a


Gangaur cruise, in the antique ceremonial imperial barge of the house of Mewar,


guests can sip cocktails by candle light under a canopy of stars. Heritage


walks, shopping trips accompanied by a royal butler, spa treatments inspired by


the palace’s own regal history and authentic Rajput cuisine at the palace


restaurants offer guests an authentic tastes of the culture and traditions of


regal Rajasthan.


Nayan Seth, General Manager, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur said:


“We are extremely proud to have been voted among the best in the world by the


readers of Condé Nast Traveller. My colleagues and I are passionate about


honouring the culture and traditions of the palace as custodians of a landmark


of our Rajasthani heritage. With this we aim to offer every guest an experience


that is unique and creates memories to last a lifetime; this award is testament


to the hard work of each one of our associates at Taj Lake Palace in our


pursuit of service excellence.”


Also, ranked highly in the Best Hotels in Asia and the


Indian sub-continent category was Rambagh Palace, Jaipur securing 13th place


and Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad that was ranked 16th. The Taj Mahal Palace,


Mumbai was also listed among the top 20 Overseas Business Hotels.


The Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards are regarded


as a coveted seal of approval for hotels, spas, tour operators, airlines,


cruise lines and destinations. Chosen by the magazine’s readers, these awards


reflect the views of consumers on the best the travel world has to offer.


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