The iconic Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel was built in 1903 and has accommodated everyone from royalty to common folk. Its structure is striking and has many chandeliers, archways, domes, and turrets. The hotel also boasts a noteworthy collection of art work and artifacts that gives it an eclectic feeling.
As far as luxury hotels in Mumbai are concerned, the Taj Palace & Tower is in a league of its own. The hotel is an unsurpassed architectural marvel that brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles. It also offers fabulous panoramic views over the Arabian ocean and Gateway of India.
The Taj Palace & Tower Location: The hotel has a prime position on the waterfront opposite the Gateway of India, in Colaba. It's very handy to Mumbai's business and commercial areas, as well as tourist attractions. If you're looking to stay at a luxury hotel that's centrally located for sightseeing, this is the one!
The Taj Palace & Tower Accommodations: The hotel has 565 rooms, including 46 suites. They're located in two wings -- the restored heritage Palace wing, and the more recently constructed Tower.
The Taj Palace & Tower Features: Six restaurants, 11 banquet halls, two bars, two lounges, nightclub, swimming pool and an excellent luxury spa.
The Taj Palace & Tower Price: Rates start from around $300 per night for a Superior room in the tower, up to $7,000 per night for the Presidential Suite.
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