The Leela Palace Jaipur
The Leela Palace Jaipur is a true reflection of modern palatial grandeur, and this property introduces The Leela Palace Programming and signature Palace Service delivered with the graciousness of Indian hospitality in the Pink City.
Located amidst tranquil environs near the Amber fort on Delhi-Jaipur highway, The Leela Palace Jaipur is set against the majestic backdrop of the Aravalli range, on over 8 acres of landscaped gardens. Within easy driving distance from Delhi, it offers the perfect vantage to explore the city in all its glory, with historical places of interest, buzzing bazaars brimming with textiles, art and handicrafts and the famous silver and gemstone markets only a short distance away.
Inspired by the royal Rajputana heritage, and The Majestic Mughals on the outside and a specially curated selection of Jaipur's rich history and culture from within, the Journey to the Palace starts at Tulsi Mahal, the main reception. Tulsi, the Indian Basil, is present in abundance in the property. The Palace hosts a traditional Rajasthani welcome that exhibits folk dancers and percussionists performing as you arrive and reach the reception. At the reception, you are greeted by The Palace team, who further perform Aarti & Tikka ritual.
The Leela Palace Jaipur establishes itself as a pivotal landmark in the city and beyond. Its approach to design pays homage to the intricacies of regional craftsmanship, that creates awe-inspiring moments for guests. From the 400-year-old heritage craft of Thikri, the art of inlaying mirrors, to the traditional Shekhawati paintings that adorn the walls to the glimmering domes that have been carefully crafted with silver foiling, every detail evokes a sense of place and majestic splendour. Here timeless tradition meets the sophistication of contemporary opulence to create a memorable mosaic of comfort and luxury.
The 200 lavishly appointed rooms suites and villas offer luxuriant indulgence. 88 uber luxe villas including villas with private plunge pools that are the largest in the city, blend exquisite details with contemporary charm. Opulent décor and plush interiors are accentuated by bespoke elements such as delicately designed chandeliers while subtle nuances help to highlight elements unique to the destination. The Villas offer a true Leela Palace experience defined by the signature intuitive Palace Service, thoughtfully curated and delivered by the Palace Butlers.
The rich culinary repertoire at The Leela Palace Jaipur seduces the palate with everything from the royal kitchens to traditional Indian to contemporary fine dining. Sukh Mahal offers delectable flavours, both Indian and international, thoughtfully crafted with the freshest of ingredients. Mohan Mahal, the speciality Indian restaurant inspired by the famed Sheesh Mahal at Amber Fort offers a magical dining experience. Lit only by candles, the iridescent ambience of the restaurant lends a unique charm as guests relish the most authentic Rajasthani cuisine. Hawa Mahal satiates the longing for an exclusive rooftop dining experience where sights and tastes are both tended to with charming warmth. Preet Mahal draws its inspiration from Italian Trattoria serving traditional Italian comfort food including Pizzas, Pastas, Risottos with warm service in an elegant setting along with an alfresco area. Jharokha, the bar is located beside the palace pool and offers a royal setting of comfort and opulence. From serving the finest selection of teas and coffees in the morning, Jharokha beautifully transforms its mood and creates an indulging atmosphere for the evening.
The Spa by The Leela provides a getaway from the stress of everyday life. Inspired by traditional architecture, the spa's décor features classic white walls and marble floors complemented by locally crafted timber features. Delicate fabrics in shades of Rajasthan blue and white together with soft lighting add warm highlights. The Palace features seven indoor treatment rooms, out of which one is a Couple, and two are Thai massage rooms. The Thai room features a private Jacuzzi, amongst other novelty features. The spa offers a range of Indian and International signature massage therapies and body scrubs that would feel rejuvenated while your stay at The Palace. At The Leela, we have developed a Vitality Program focusing on Guiding principles of being Organic, Local and Simple. Food is delicious yet nutritious – which helps you enjoy your vacations.
The hotel boasts of over 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space including a stunning pillar less Grand Ballroom and verdant lawns, providing a superlative venue for celebrations, memorable weddings and bespoke events. The serene surroundings, modern technology and personalized services make every occasion truly outstanding.
The Leela Palace Jaipur hosts a temple devoted to resident Deity Maa Durga. The temple's structural design is inspired by a very famous and sought-after temple in Amer Fort. If one observes closely, one will notice that each of the Jharokha on the Temple's door depicts nine different avatars of the Goddess and is made out of pure silver. The Temple also has a dedicated priest appointed who perform Pooja (Prayer) and offering twice every day in Morning and Evening.
The serene setting of The Leela Palace Jaipur is an irresistible invitation to recharge in more ways than one. Be it a leisurely swim at the picturesque pool, a rejuvenating workout at the state-of-the-art gymnasium, a pampering indulgence at the holistic wellness-oriented Spa, or a leisurely stroll along the meandering walkways, this is a haven of quietude.
With its magnificent architecture, elegant venues, refined taste making, thoughtfully curated immersive cultural experiences and ceremonial rituals the hotel is set to play host to an array of memorable social moments making it an epitome of true Indian luxury.
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