Shiv Nivas Palace – Udaipur
Shaped like the crescent moon, like a magnificent tiara, a palace gazes down into the blue calm of Lake Pichola. ‘Shivniwas’, the imperial guesthouse of the Mewar rulers. Built in the reign of Maharana Fateh Singh (1884-1930), Shiv Niwas has been host to visiting royalty and important people from all over the world, including King George V, in 1905. All rooms come with attached baths and telephones. In every way by far the finest palace hotel in India – elegant, beautifully run, with wonderful rooms.
Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace is located inside original Palace Compound and is categorised as Grand Heritage (equivalent to 5 Star Deluxe) Hotel. Having won 3 times the Best Hotel Award in its category, it boasts of providing an exclusive feel of regality and one of the most memorable stay.
The Suites at Shiv Niwas are furnished with Chandeliers, Vintage Paintings and Murals. The Imperial Suite is popular, as few renowned Guests like John F Kennedy have stayed there. The Deluxe Rooms are no less then any other luxury Hotels in India.
Located on the edge of Lake Pichola, the view is simply impressive and magnificent. One would love to stay here for life.