Fateh Prakash Palace
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
Fateh Prakash Palace boasts a stunning location on the edge of Lake Pichola
A stone's throw from the beautiful Sunset Terrace Restaurant on the banks of Lake Pichola
Oozes the luxury and opulence of its royal past
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
Make sure you get one of the newly renovated rooms with beautiful big balconies overlooking the lake.Jessica Campbell
Check out the Crystal Gallery while you are staying here - it boasts the single largest private collection of crystal under one roof!Scott Dunn team
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 hotel is divided into the Dovecote rooms and Dovecote Premier Suites which have been 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.
During your stay, make sure you make your way to Shiv Niwas Palace hotel, which is 2-minutes away. It 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 Palace 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.
Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel offers 21 Dovecote Rooms and 44 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.
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.
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
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 during cold winter months.
Summer in Rajasthan extends from April to June. It’s the hottest season so not ideal for travel, although early April is a good time to get great value for money if you don’t mind the heat. In western Rajasthan temperatures may soar, particularly in May and June, so we'd suggest avoiding Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert at this time.
The monsoon season usually runs from July to September. The temperature drops slightly, and humidity increases. During this period 90% of the rain Rajasthan occurs, although in reality Rajasthan never receives much rainfall. Lakes and rivers will be higher and there's more color to the landscape.
October to March is the best time to travel to Rajasthan. Expect warm and sunny weather, perfect for exploring and relaxing. Please note that hotels are at their busiest over the Christmas and New Year period. December and January can have very cool mornings and evening 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 normal to expect some fog in the major cities of northern Rajasthan in December and January.