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Shiv Niwas Palace

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Auckland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be upgraded. The general staff were helpful. The building is fabulous, but the decor is very dated and not very pleasant. The two of us in our family who ate a particular cooked vegetable dish became violently ill in the night. One of us picked up e coli, campylobacter and giardia, probably all from this evening....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

6 of us stayed here and enjoyed beautiful suites. Sadly we only spent one night here and recommend a longer stay. Beautiful furnishings in the suites and the Bar is a lovely place for a relaxing drink with its extraordinary decor and massive chandelier.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having read some of the posts here and also having stayed at both the Leela & Oberoi in Udaipur it is easy to rate this hotel as fantastic. Fantastic building, fantastic location, fantastic charm, fantastic history, fantastic rooms. If you want modern and polished stay at the other 5* hotels, if you want authentic and real Udaipur stay here. We...

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Chennai
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no choice during my visit to City palace and we entered into this restaurant. The staff was not given any attention and they are busy with serving to foreign visitors. For a long time time no water was served to our table and when we ask the worst answer e got " Sir, Water is charged here"......So Disgusting...

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you bringing the incident to our notice and we apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. We will make sure that necessary measures are taken to avoid such occurrences in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back and creating a memorable...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening by the pool at the palace, the food was light, home style, extremely fresh and yum! Dinner at the palace was an experience in itself, good ambience! A must do when in Udaipur! Will definitely visit again!

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, It is great to receive such compliments from our guests and it goes on to encourage us to work harder to achieve the highest levels of our guests’ satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon and creating yet another memorable journey for you. Warm regards,

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here with my wife. While i had been to City palace here. We had been for lunch here at pantya restaurant. The Restaurant ambience is awesome real huge palace. The food here we ordered chicken tandoori and veg dish the quality of food is very lipsmackng. Service bit slow has to be improved. Rest everything fine. Worth...

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palacae, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you bringing the incident to our notice and we apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. We will make sure that necessary measures are taken to avoid such occurrences in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back and creating a memorable...

France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is inside the old maharadjah palace, on the shore of the lake. It is also famous because a James Bond movie was partly filmed there. It really feels palace ambience. We had a terrace suite with a balcony on the lake with great sunset view. The rooms are large, the bedding is good. The breakfast is not buffet,...

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas palace, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you bringing the incident to our notice and we apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. We will make sure that necessary measures are taken to avoid such occurrences in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back and creating a memorable...

Dublin
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a drink and dinner. The Palace itself is beautiful and the gardens well maintained. Nonetheless the hotel's bar and restaurant was very quite when we ate there which means very little ambience. I feel the HRH Group of Hotels need to work on their marketing as we stayed in another HRH hotel in Ranakpur and there was...

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and liked your accommodation at our hotel. We hope you visit us again soon. Warm regards.

india
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This place is a dream holiday..like living like royalty. The service and staff hospitality was par excellence. The food, rooms, views and the general attitude of each person there made our 2 Nights and 3 Days an unbelievable experience. Completely recommended...Would love to go back

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace, It is great to receive such compliments from our guests and it goes on to encourage us to work harder to achieve the highest levels of our guests’ satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotels soon and creating yet another memorable journey for you. Warm regards,

Fremantle
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stayed as part of an 18 day tour in the palace and were initially very impressed and excited until we realized we'd been relegated to the courtyard or palace rooms. No windows really and definitely tired. Since starting this I checked online what this place costs....when you're doing a tour it's often difficult to sort out what costs what....and...

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HRHhotels, General Manager at Shiv Niwas Palace, responded to this review

Hello Guest, Greetings from Shiv Niwas Palace We would like to express our gratitude towards you for taking the time to notify us about your regrettable experience. We’re normally known for our exceptional attention to detail, and we regret that we missed the mark. We hope you give us a chance to create a memorable journey for you with us...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shiv Niwas Palace offers beautiful, yet differing suites and rooms to choose from 17 individually decorated suites carry original furniture and portraits that have been with the royal family for generations. All the suites look out onto the natural panorama of Udaipur. Unparalleled splendor and spaciousness characterise each room.Guests to Shiv Niwas Palace like to return time and again. The hospitality is unchanged from the not-so-distant times when Shiv Niwas Palace was a royal guesthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shiv Niwas Palace

Address: The City Palace, Udaipur 313001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Udaipur
Price Range: $219 - $1,057 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shiv Niwas Palace 4.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Udaipur
#19 Family Hotel in Udaipur
#23 Romantic Hotel in Udaipur
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“the terrace suite is worth it”
 of 5 bubbles zhouluke, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“facing the lake rooms have better views”
 of 5 bubbles shivnal, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if budget permits please go for the lake facing room”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suites are the nicer rooms. The rooms across from Registration and facing the city are nice but the bathrooms could use some updating.”
 of 5 bubbles osuhokie1, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Palace Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles maneeshdivetia, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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