The Lalitha Mahal is the second largest palace in the city of Mysore and one of India’s most luxurious and sumptuous hotels. It is a palace hotel built by the Maharaja of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, to host his most valuable and eminent guest, the Viceroy of India and it offers an experience of grand, lavish, luxurious, and royal style of living in a real Maharaja’s palace.
The palace was built in 1921 and was transformed into a heritage hotel in 1974. The Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel is an iconic hotel in a distinguished and well-known palace that enjoys the privileged location and is set up at the foot of the Chamundi Hills with a stunning panoramic view of the softly sloping and curving valley. The palace is adapted on the lines of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, and constructed in Renaissance architectural style. The Lalitha Mahal is a striking and remarkable piece of architecture and is set amidst extensive landscaped gardens below the Chamundi Hills. The palace is a two-storied structure and there is a protruding porch at the ground level. There are spherical domes with the dominating central dome and decorative stained glass to enhance the elegance of the palace in both the exterior facades and in interior doors, windows and ceilings.
The Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel has 54 beautifully furnished, relaxing rooms and suites with in-room amenities like Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, and tea/coffee making equipment with terraces and canopy beds, telephone, attached bathtubs, air conditioning. The hotel also has an information desk, left luggage room, indoor games, babysitting, library, private parking, and a helipad. It has a conference hall and a banquet hall for business requirements. There are many facilities for sports enthusiasts like a swimming pool, tennis court as well as gym, steam room, etc. One should experience this majestic and royal place and its lifestyle.
Location: Lalitha Mahal Palace Road, Lalitha Mahal Nagar, Mysore
Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:30 PM
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