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Lalitha Mahal Palace

Lalitha Mahal Palace Road, Mysore, Karnataka 570028

Overview

Rooms 54

"One of the best heritage hotels in Mysore, Lalitha Mahal Palace boasts of world-class luxurious that have been combined with impeccable Indian hospitality. Located just outside the main city, the palace is built on a low hill and offers a memorable stay to its guests. Enjoy contemporary facilities and amenities like indoor games, outdoor recreation, spa, business hall, health club, shopping arcade, library, room service, swimming pool and so on. The grand accommodation is segregated into rooms and suites. The property has exquisite interiors.




Hotel Details -

Located amid panoramic garden below the Chamundi hills, the exquisite Lalitha Mahal Palace was constructed in the year 1921, by the then Maharaja of Mysore. The architecture of this ethereal two-storyed palace has grand porch, twin columns, an expansive central dome and spherical domes with lanterns. This property is the proof of the wealth of the rulers of Mysore, who were considered to be second in the line of the wealthiest people in India, after the Nizams of Hyderabad. HH Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV (June 4, 1884 - August 3, 1940) constructed this palace to host the stay of the then Viceroy of India. Thereafter, the palace was turned into a guest house for the European guests of the Wodeyar Maharajas.

Lalitha Mahal Palace was planned by a popular architecture from the then Bombay E.W. Fritchley, and was built by B Munivenkatappa. Known to be inspired the St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the palace has Renaissance style of architecture. Some of it takes the cue from Italian Palazzos and English manor houses.

Lalitha Mahal palace consists of 54 stately suites and rooms. The room types are as follows: Turret Rooms, The Viceroy Suites, Duplex Suites and Double Rooms. The rooms are cool, airy, with plenty of natural light. All the rooms have period furniture, four poster beds, arm chairs, gilt framed Belgian mirrors and so on. Bathrooms are equipped with original Shanks of Scotland plumbing fixtures.

Room Facilities:

  • Centrally air conditioned
  • Attached baths
  • Direct dial telephones
  • Channel music
  • Tea/ Coffee maker
  • Mini bar
  • Safe deposit lockers
  • Morning newspaper
  • Wake up facility
  • Television 

Food is another extravaganza item in the hotel. You will get special South Indian, Continental, Chinese, Mughlai and other Indian dishes in the hotel.

Facilities

List of Facilities
  • Running Hot and Cold Water
  • Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Information Desk
  • Baby Sitting
  • Car Hire/Travel-Service
  • Doctor on Call
  • Money Exchange
  • Safe Deposit Locker
  • Private Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Photo Copier
  • Fax
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Helipad
  • Credit Cards

Recreation

  • Health club
  • Beauty parlor
  • Indoor games
  • Library
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Swimming Pool
  • Billiards
  • Tennis Court
  • Chess
  • Jogging trace

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    6.8 Km
  • Distance From Station

    15.9 Km

One of the most popular destinations in South India, Mysore is known as the 'City of Palaces'. The seat of the Wodeyar rulers from centuries, the city is dotted with various exotic and magnificent structures. Some of the most famous tourist attractions of Mysore that must not be visited include Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Karanji Lake, St. Philomena's Church, Mysore Zoo and so on.