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Fateh Prakash Palace

Rajasthan, India

Fateh Prakash Palace was built by Maharana Fateh Singh in the 1800s. The palace has now been converted into a luxurious hotel on the banks of Lake Pichola and retains much of its royal charm today.

At a Glance

  • Stunning location on the edge of Lake Pichola

  • Oozes the luxury and opulence of its royal past

  • A stone's throw from the beautiful Sunset Terrace Restaurant on the banks of Lake Pichola

  • Wonderfully exclusive as part of the Palace complex, but with easy access to the old city

  • Fateh Prakash Palace has its very own, totally unique crystal gallery, which boasts the largest collection of crystal in the world

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Insider's View

Make sure you get one of the newly renovated rooms with beautiful big balconies overlooking the lake.

Jessica Cator

Insider's View

Check out the Crystal Gallery while you are staying here - it boasts the single largest private collection of crystal under one roof!

Clare Monro

Insider's View

The location here is excellent for sightseeing as you’re right by the City Palace and also on the shores of Lake Pichola.

Scott Dunn team

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Fateh Prakash Palace or take a look at our itineraries to Rajasthan

Description

Fateh Prakash is located on the eastern shores of the picturesque Lake Pichola, overlooking the Lake Palace and with a beautiful view over Udaipur. It has a wonderful location, situated within the city palace complex which is only a short distance from the old city and all the beautiful shops there.

The 17 Dovecote rooms and 18 Suites are beautifully decorated with original paintings and period furniture from the toshakhanas (or royal storerooms) making you feel like a Royal guest of the palace itself. Make sure you make your way to Shiv Niwas Palace hotel, which is 2-minutes away, and shares all of its amenities as part of the City Palace Hotels. Here you will find the beautiful courtyard pool, surrounded by the unique architecture of Shiv Niwas Palace.

There are a number of restaurants within the vicinity of Fateh Prakash to choose from. One of the most sensational restaurants is The Sunset Terrace, which is a truly magical place to have dinner and watch the sun go down over the Lake. You will not want to leave.

Accommodation

Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel offers guests 35 rooms - soon to be 42 once all the renovations have been completed. There are 17 Dovecote Rooms and 18 Dovecote Premier Suites, all boasting period furniture and original miniature paintings left over from its royal heritage. All rooms and suites have private sitting areas.

Dovecote Room
Dovecote Premier Suite

Facilities

Fateh Prakash Palace boasts access to all the amenities available to The City Palace Complex. There are three restaurants on the main land, venue opportunities at the two restaurants on Jagmandir island, and further bar options. Fateh Prakash also provides access to solar and motor boats that can take you on beautiful cruises around the lake, spa and pool facilities, and the special Maharana Mewar Library (on request). What is more, you will get the opportunity to listen to the Palace band at dusk and classical music in the evenings.

Activities

The hotel offers complimentary use of the swimming pool. Boating excursions, cultural tours and spa treatments are charged at an additional cost. You can visit the spectacular Monsoon and City Palaces, the latter has a museum inside showcasing an impressive collection of ancient sculptures, curios, antiques and inscriptions.

Location & Directions

Rajasthan, India

Fateh Prakash Palace is located in the Palace complex in Udaipur.

When to go

Rajasthan is known as the desert state. It is largely hot and dry throughout the year, making it a great destination to get away from European winters.

Summer in Rajasthan extends from April to June. It is s the hottest season, with temperatures ranging from 32 degrees C to 45 degrees C, so not ideal for travel, although early April is a good time to get cheaper rates if you don't mind the temperature in the high 30s. In western Rajasthan the temperature may reach as high as 45 degrees C, particularly in May and June so we'd suggest avoiding Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert at this time.

The second season - technically the "Monsoon" (although in reality Rajasthan never receives much rainfall) extends from July to September. The temperature drops slightly, and humidity increases. 90% of the rain Rajasthan can expect occurs during this period. Lakes and rivers will be higher from mountain run-off and flowers and grasses come to life, bringing added color to the landscape.

The post-monsoon period is from October to November. The average maximum temperature is 33 degrees C to 38 degrees C, and the minimum is between 18 degrees C and 20 degrees C. The official "season" for hotels in Rajasthan starts in October. It’s a great time to travel - warm and sunny during and perfect for exploring and relaxing.

The fourth season is "winter", and runs from December to March. With day time temperatures still in the high 20's during the day this a very popular time to travel. Hotels are at the their busiest over the Christmas and new year period. Be aware though that December and January can have very cool mornings and evenings and we suggest taking some warm clothing. Whilst temperatures in the desert areas are always hot in the daytime, they become some of the coolest areas of the state once the sun goes down. It’s also fairly standard to expect some fog in the major cities of Northern Rajstasthan and Delhi in December and January.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Fateh Prakash Palace or take a look at our itineraries to Rajasthan

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