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Taj Falaknuma Palace Hotel

Hyderabad, the 400 year old city is another emerging silicon valley of India after Bangalore and attracts tourists because of the rich heritage and historical importance at the same time. 

It takes approximately 30 minutes (about 15 kms from airport) to reach an oasis called the Taj Falaknuma Palace from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. This incredible destination in Hyderabad was given to Taj hotels on lease for 30 years by the 6th Nizam.

Taj Falaknuma Palace Hotel in Hyderabad

About Taj Falaknuma Palace Hotel

Taj Falaknuma Palace’s construction was started in 1884, and it was initially the private residence place for the Nizams of Hyderabad. The Palace has hosted some exceptionally special guests like King George V and Tsar Nicholas II.  

The palace has been built from Italian marble with a blend of Tudor architecture, the design is unique as the palace appears like a scorpion when taken a view from top, and the historic suits of the palace are located in the two stings of the design of a scorpion. 

Experience at Taj Falaknuma Palace Hotel

After Taj took it on lease in November 2000. the renovation and restoration process was completed in 2010 and it is now open for visitors and tourists as the royal aura of the palace is on display for the luxury seekers.
Taj Falaknuma Palace
  • Guests have the option of pick from airport and a shiny Jaguar or similar genre car will be sent to the airport to pick the guests.

    Falaknuma Palace Hotel

  • After one reaches the palace the porters take the luggage and your luggage will be safely transported to your respective rooms; and the guests will be transported to the reception room in a horse drawn chariot.
    Welcome at hotel taj falaknuma

  • At the reception, guests are welcomed with welcome drinks and cold towels along with shower of rose petals.
    Inside Falaknuma Hotel
The ballroom and the dining room are one of those unique parts of the castle. The dining room is one of its kind in the world as the rosewood carved chairs and dining table (108 feet and 5.7X2.7 feet area) has the capacity of 101 persons and the acoustics are such that a person sitting 180 meters apart can have a conversation in his normal pitch.

There are 60 rooms available for guests as mentioned before and these rooms are a combination of history and modernity as the architecture is historical but all the amenities in the room are modern and advance. 

Queen bedroom at taj falaknuma palace
  • As the palace is almost 2000 feet above Hyderabad one can get a fabulous view of sunset and sunrise.
  • Food at the palace is to die for. There are two restaurants, Adaa and Celeste. Adaa offers Hyderabadi cuisine and Celeste offers Italian and Mediterranean food. 
  • There is a pub called the Hookah Lounge in Taj Falaknuma palace as well.
  • The palace organizes musical evening once a week where local musicians put up a show for the guests.

Music at Taj Falaknuma Palace
  • There are 240 employees for 120 guests which makes it 2:1 staff to guest ratio there by making the stay for the guests as luxurious and convenient as possible. 
  • There is Jiva spa in the palace which gives extraordinary spa services to the guests.
  • Local tour guide can be arranged by the hotel for the guests to the nearby Chowmahalla Palace and other museums
Address: Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad, Telangana 500053
Phone: 040 6629 8585

Taj Falaknuma Palace is included in the 2012 Conde Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay which proves the fact that Taj Falaknuma palace is a must for those who have luxury hotels in their travel wish-list.


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