Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.
Actually, the Rambagh Palace in Jaipur isn't just the best palace hotel in India. According to Conde Nast Traveller readers, it's the best leisure hotel in Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The amount of points it scored also ranked it as the best hotel in the world. Often referred to as the "Jewel of Jaipur", it's not surprising that this glorious hotel is so popular. Its spa is a real treat too.
The Devi Garh palace hotel in Udaipur scored fifth place in the Conde Nast Traveller competition. This rambling old 18th century fort-palace was recently restored in modern style.
Staying in a characterful palace hotel, where royalty once lived, is a unique way of experiencing India's fascinating heritage -- not to mention totally memorable! There are palace hotels to suit all budgets too. Find out more about palace hotels in India here.