Taj Nadesar Palace
Taj Nadesar Palace offers a luxurious place to stay in the sacred city of Varanasi. A boutique heritage hideaway, Taj Nadesar Palace offers an opulent and serene retreat located in beautiful grounds close to the vibrancy of the Old City.
At a Glance
A peaceful retreat after a day of sightseeing in the frenetic old town
Private 4 hole golf course on the extensive grounds - sufficient for a relaxing putt and chip
The Taj Jiva Spa
Atmospheric al fresco dining options, on the verandah, or rear patio by the candle-lit pool
Works of art from the Maharaja’s collection decorate the Palace throughout
Why not take a horse carriage around the grounds– the carriage man is descended from generations of carriage drivers who have historically served the property. The current chap's late father had the Mountbatten’s and many other famous faces in the same carriage that is used today!Emma Mark
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Taj Nadesar Palace or take a look at our itineraries to Delhi
Taj Nadesar Palace offers renowned Taj service in this heritage property in Varanasi. Built by the East India Company to house officers stationed in the ancient city of Benares which is now Varanasi, Nadesar Palace was bought by the Maharaja Prabhu Narayan Singh in the late 19th century to offer sumptuous accommodation to visiting dignitaries.
Restored by the Taj Group, Nadesar Palace offers ten rooms and suites, with spacious living areas and large windows overlooking the gardens where mango orchards and jasmine fields grow. They are complemented by spacious white marbled bathrooms, with stand-alone bathtubs.
The real treat of Taj Nadesar Palace is the Jiva Spa downstairs, offering three treatment rooms and a yoga room. The spa menu includes a range of holistic treatments, custom-made healing baths, aroma therapies and Ayurvedic massages.
Taj Nadesar Palace is all about relaxing and rejuvenating, allowing you to stay a little longer in this magical city. Take your time to explore Varansi's hallowed backalleys and mystical ghats. This wonderful hotel to let you get the most out of one of India’s truly fascinating cities.
Taj Nadesar Palace offers ten rooms; four Palace Rooms, four Historical Suites and two Royal Suites. Rooms feature spacious living areas and large windows overlooking the gardens where mango orchards and jasmine fields grow. They are complemented by spacious white marbled bathrooms, with stand-alone bathtubs.
Children are very welcome to come and stay at Taj Nadesar Palace. However, there are no specific facilities available. Babysitting can be arranged upon request.
The dining area at Taj Nadesar Palace offers both Indian and international cuisine. Open from 7am until 11pm, guests can enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast here, as well as lunch and dinner in the evening.
The hotel can arrange a horse driven buggy to tour the city which was once used by the Maharaja of Varanasi himself, golf, guided nature walks around the Palace lawns and yoga classes in the spa. Excursions to the Chunar Fort, a Mughal stronghold located in the Vindhya range, 45 kms away from Varanasi. There are also boat rides along the Ganges, trips to the Benares Weaver Village or make your way to the ghats to witness the Ganga Aarti – the traditional ritual worship at the Ganges.
Location & Directions
Located in the Nadesar Gardens close to the Gateway Hotel about a 20 minute drive from the Ganges. Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities of the world, on the banks of the river Ganges.
When to go
Due to temperatures and precipitation, Delhi and much of northern India can be an extreme place to visit during certain months of the year. The hottest months of the year are May and June, during which time temperatures can get up to 40°C. The coldest months are from December until February whilst the monsoon season is from the end of May through to August. During this time although the the temperature cools, the humidity is very high, and rainstorms are frequent. It is not advised to visit during these months. The best season to visit is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and very cool, making it great for sightseeing.