Udaipur Hotels

Chunda Palace Hotel, Udaipur

1 Haridas Ji Ki Magri, Main Road, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Ranked 9 amongst 626 hotels in Udaipur

6.0/7 74 Reviews
Chunda Palace Hotel,Udaipur

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Destination
6.2 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
6.2 / 7
Front Office
6.0 / 7
Service
6.1 / 7
Room
6.2 / 7
Food & Drink
6.0 / 7
Activities
5.4 / 7

Chunda Palace Hotel Reviews (74)


Noida
16 Reviews | 465 Readers

"A Blissful Experience"

6.7/7
Posted 1 month ago

This was our first visit to Udaipur and after doing a lot of research on Hotels and places to stay with, we shortlisted Chunda Palace for a 2 night stay at Udaipur. Though we found our way to the hotel through the narrow lanes of Udaipur, cutting right through the main market, the hotel actually is easy to reach with good highway connectivity. The hotel is right next to Trident. Some of the amazing aspects about Chunda Palace is the great service, very friendly staff, a great ambience and true feel of Udaipur with Chunda Palace being an original palace. And the hotel being 5 floors, stands tall and provides some of the most breathtaking views of Udaipur. The place has 2 pools, one indoor (1st floor) and one outdoor on 4th floor. 4th floor also has the restaurant and the bar. There are some nice arrangements for outdoor seating and the staff is happy to serve outside. I have deducted a few points on the room, as the Jacuzzi was not working. But apart from that the rooms are fantastic and spacious. The beds are huge (that is coming from a 6ft tall guy) and very comfortable. One of the best part of the hotel, is the 5th floor where the hotel serves Dinner. Being on the 5th floor, the terrace provides some of the most exquisite views during the night and you can see City Fort, Lake Pichola, Taj Hotel and Jag Mandir completely lit up during the night. The food is served with some great live music with artists who come from a family of musicians. What will truly stay with us is the experience that the staff provided us on our 2nd day. We had actually reserved a corner table for dinner at 9 pm, but when we went there, the table was occupied. The staff said that they had the booking for 8 pm. After not being so happy with the situation, me and my wife settled on a table. While we were trying to settle into the situation, one of the staff members approached us and said that they have arranged a table especially for us on the 6th floor (which was not operational fully). They had actually arranged a very private dinner for us on the rooftop and we had a personal butler at our service, who was of course one of their most amazing staff members. Not only did they arranged a private dinner, they also arranged for live music for us, which my wife being a disciple of Indian classical music, thoroughly enjoyed. The Chef came and met us and explained about different cuisines which they prepare and the specialties. The food was excellent and with live music and surreal views, we have asked for more. The dinner ended with a special dessert (on the house) one of the experiments of the chef, which he was very kind to explain to us. The dinner came to an end, with the Hotel Staff giving us an experience of a lifetime and making Udaipur a truly romantic destination for us. We could not thank the staff enough. What they did was beyond their call of duty, and they leave any stone unturned to make Udaipur and Chunda Palace a lifelong memory for us. Cheers to the staff.

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Thane
9 Reviews | 630 Readers

"Feel of a Palace"

6.5/7
Posted 5 months ago

I arrived at the hotel with my wife and daughter directly from the airport and did not look out for anything extraordinary. Hence pleasantly surprised at the traditional welcome at the reception desk in the late afternoon. For good measure, one lady was from Meghalaya. Nobody here spoke in false English accent. Since our room was not yet ready, we went up to the top floor restaurant to pass the time, and fell in love with the place. Lake Pichola and the Aravali hills bordering it aws shimmering in the late afternoon winter sun, just across. We sat in one of the outdoor canopied porticoes for a refreshing lassi and were loath to go down to our room when it was declared ready. To our surprise the room and bathroom were really worth the trouble of leaving the terrace. Beautifully painted walls, ceiling and the lavish bathroom. I have rarely experience a bathroom with two wash basins, a welcome luxury. After we visited the City Palace we realized the hotel owners had modeled the interiors on the motif, design, colour, brocades, mirror work and furniture of the City Palace. That night we felt as if we were in the Palace itself. The outdoor swimming pool on the terrace and the indoor swimming pool on the first floor would be really tempting in summer. The art masters at a local art gallery certified that the artists who had worked at the hotel were also masters of their work. The dinner experience was memorable largely because of the helpful tips by the steward in choosing the best local cuisine served at the place. We have not tasted better Laval Maas or Maas Thali anywhere else in Rajasthan. The buffet breakfasts had very good variety to suit every taste of India and Europe. The fruit selection and confectionery was the best among all the hotels we stayed in Rajasthan. The stewards were attentive and swift. Live santoor recital during breakfast was also a novelty. Visitors should however not miss the lighted hotel edifice at night from a kilometer away. It looks like a huge Chinese lantern.

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Delhi
1 Review

"On time service"

5.3/7
Posted 7 months ago

The destination of the hotel was very good. The location of the hotel was nice. The hotel was located outside the city. The parking area was available at the hotel. The behaviour of the staff was good in the hotel. There was no delay in check-in and check-out process. The service was done on time. I had taken food from outside hotel. The activity was not arranged by the hotel.

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18 Reviews | 1530 Readers

"Good Hotel"

6.9/7
Posted 10 months ago

The hotel is located just outside Udaivilas. The staff is very warm and nice. We reached before check in time but they on their own gave us an early check-in and upgraded us to the Historical suit. Rooms are huge and nicely decorated. The restaurant on the rooftop is lovely. Good view, excellent service and brilliant food. The hotel is value for money.

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Noida
1 Review | 4 Readers

"Hotel was value for money"

6.6/7
Posted 11 months ago

I had visited the hotel with family. The service and the room provided by the hotel were according to the money paid to them. The hotel was value for money. They had provided me on time service. The staffs in the hotel were very nice. All the amenities were provided in the room and all were working properly. Wi-Fi connection was also provided there. The bathroom was neat and clean. The room given to me was very much spacious. It was like a palace room. Breakfast was served as complimentary. The quality of the food was good. Varieties were average in the food. The hotel had provided two swimming pools and some other activities also. I had enjoyed there and it was good. I don’t have any suggestion for the hotel.

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Mumbai
6 Reviews | 382 Readers

"Amazing experience in this hotel"

7.0/7
Posted 12 months ago

We stayed at Hotel Chunda Palace from 18th September, 2015 to 21st September, 2015 and the experience was nothing less than a Royal treatment! Hotel Chunda Palace is built and owned by a Royal family who stay at the third floor and all other rooms are open for tourists. This property is around 27 kms from Maharana Pratap airport, which is around 45 minutes ride. You would get breath taking views from the hotel terrace of Oberoi Udaivillas (just a boundary apart) & Lake Pichola, whixh would leave you totally mesmerized. We had booked a Palace room, but Hotel Chunda Palace upgraded us to their luxurious Historical Suite (Room No. 307), as a special gesture. The Historical Suite leaves you speechless the moment you enter it and makes you feel like King and Queen. Exceptional art work on walls and roof, furniture give you true flavor of Rajasthani art and royalty. All rooms in Hotel Chunda Palace have bath tubs fitted with jacuzzi and all toiletries are up to the mark. Room service and cleanliness is exceptional. Special mention of Devendra Singh, Deepak Bansal and Chuni Lal ji at the Royal Cuisine restaurant, who are always on there toes to provide you with best in class service. We had opted for Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner inclusive plan, which was one of the best decisions. After a Continental and India breakfast at the hotel you can go for Udaipur sightseeing and get back to the hotel for your dinner. Master Chef Biplab Biswas is your best friend at Royal Cuisine restaurant. He was the one who took special care of all our requests and treated us with lip smacking vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. Overall, a complete luxurious, royal and memorable experience at Hotel Chunda Palace!

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Thane
9 Reviews | 630 Readers

"Feel of a Palace"

6.5/7
Posted 5 months ago

I arrived at the hotel with my wife and daughter directly from the airport and did not look out for anything extraordinary. Hence pleasantly surprised at the traditional welcome at the reception desk in the late afternoon. For good measure, one lady was from Meghalaya. Nobody here spoke in false English accent. Since our room was not yet ready, we went up to the top floor restaurant to pass the time, and fell in love with the place. Lake Pichola and the Aravali hills bordering it aws shimmering in the late afternoon winter sun, just across. We sat in one of the outdoor canopied porticoes for a refreshing lassi and were loath to go down to our room when it was declared ready. To our surprise the room and bathroom were really worth the trouble of leaving the terrace. Beautifully painted walls, ceiling and the lavish bathroom. I have rarely experience a bathroom with two wash basins, a welcome luxury. After we visited the City Palace we realized the hotel owners had modeled the interiors on the motif, design, colour, brocades, mirror work and furniture of the City Palace. That night we felt as if we were in the Palace itself. The outdoor swimming pool on the terrace and the indoor swimming pool on the first floor would be really tempting in summer. The art masters at a local art gallery certified that the artists who had worked at the hotel were also masters of their work. The dinner experience was memorable largely because of the helpful tips by the steward in choosing the best local cuisine served at the place. We have not tasted better Laval Maas or Maas Thali anywhere else in Rajasthan. The buffet breakfasts had very good variety to suit every taste of India and Europe. The fruit selection and confectionery was the best among all the hotels we stayed in Rajasthan. The stewards were attentive and swift. Live santoor recital during breakfast was also a novelty. Visitors should however not miss the lighted hotel edifice at night from a kilometer away. It looks like a huge Chinese lantern.

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18 Reviews | 1530 Readers

"Good Hotel"

6.9/7
Posted 10 months ago

The hotel is located just outside Udaivilas. The staff is very warm and nice. We reached before check in time but they on their own gave us an early check-in and upgraded us to the Historical suit. Rooms are huge and nicely decorated. The restaurant on the rooftop is lovely. Good view, excellent service and brilliant food. The hotel is value for money.

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Mumbai
3 Reviews | 94 Readers

"Wonderful experiences with unforgettable memories"

5.9/7
Posted 1 year ago

The goal was to organize a weekend for business friends to make them view "the real India", away from the stereotype business hotels. The choice couldn't have been better. When we entered the rather unspectacular gate, we found ourselves... In a fairy tale. The Hotel was build as a big family palace, created with all what the best craftspeople or rajasthan are able to produce. There is no wall that is not spared with a magnificent painting or sculpture, showcasing the traditional motives, animals and sceneries of this colourful state. The rooms are very very spacious, most of them suites, each and every one individually painted and decorated, with specially designed furniture. The bathrooms and the floorings are appointed with different marbles, in interesting and fancy designs - no wonder, marble-trade is the business of the owners family. The staff has this pleasant art of being cordial and efficient in a natural way - without an artificial overdoing. Most magic moment was on the night of arrival, where a candlelight dinner was set on the roof terrace. Magic pure - with the view over Lake Picchola to the City- and Lake Palace, illuminated like it would be read for the most spectacular stage play. Only minor suggestion here would be a smart light system on the buffet, where the guest can clearly see what is in the vessels - but this should not disturb the romance factor. For taking a dip or a swim in the pool the only hardship is the choice, as there is a beautiful roof-terrace pool with amazing view, but also the most spectacular indoor pool in a bluish-lit hall, decorated like in the fairy tales of 1001 nights. As we wanted to know more about the history of the place - that in fact is not as old as we have guessed - we were lucky to have an interaction with the owner's son, who explained us the secrets of the house and many interesting anecdotes of the life of the Maharajas. All of us return to business on Monday completely refreshed, with unforgettable memories of this incredible place. We shall come back with our families!

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Delhi
2 Reviews | 1663 Readers

"This hotel is great for a relaxing stay"

5.9/7
Posted 4 years ago

Taking a break from our busy schedule was on our mind when we started planning for a early summer break. After looking for various options we decided to head towards the "Venice of India" - Udaipur City.It was a breath taking experience to be surrounded by beautiful lakes, cold breeze and the scenic beauty.We decided to stay at Chunda Palace, a heritage hotel located at the sides of Pichola Lake. The reason we selected this hotel was because of its spectacular location and royal background of the Mewar's.We arrived at Udaipur at 6am and the hotel manager offered us an early checkin. We were given a temporary room for a couple of hours where we could relax. It took more than a couple of hours and we were informed that we would be upgraded to a heritage suite. I was quite excited as the rooms in the hotel was spacious, beautifully decorated.All the wait was totally worth as the room that was given to us was amazing.This hotel is great for a relaxing stay. The roof top private dinner space makes you feel so special. The food is good and service is also good. The only issue we faced was that there some foul smell in the washrooms. May be their water line/pipes are too old which makes it really uncomfortable. Though the hotel staff upon our request cleaned the bathrooms a couple of times and after requesting them they kept the room fresheners as well however this should be done proactively knowing the issue they have at the hotel.This place can be excellent if this is fixed. They have invested so much in the hotel dacor, this would be worth the expenditure.Overall, a relaxing and comfortable stay we had at the Chunda Palace.

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