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Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

The largest private palace in India, built in the '20s by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, to provide employment, is now a sensational hotel. With an extraordinary art deco interior and a monumental list of features including marble squash courts and a vast underground indoor swimming pool, this building, larger than the capital in Washington DC represents the greatest collection of superlatives imaginable in India.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

With the decision to turn this extraordinary private palace into a hotel, the family very wisely chose to dedicate only one wing to house guestrooms, thereby maintaining the splendid magnificence of this monumental building.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

From $435 per night.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

The bar is a splendid throw back to colonial times. Guests can sit on the marble steps of the rear terrace that lead to lawns where the royal families of India would once have played croquet.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

If price is not a concern then the art deco apartment that once belonged to the Maharani, with its enormous bathroom in rare marble and its custom made art deco furniture, would count as one of the most memorable guestrooms anywhere in the world.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

From $435 per night.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 November 2014

Umaid Bhawan Palace


India

From $435 per night.