The Hotel Wins Top Ranking from Discerning Travellers Worldwide
Udaipur – July 11, 2019. The Leela Palace Udaipur, our majestic palace on the banks of Lake Pichola in Rajasthan, is voted as World’s Best Hotel by Travel + Leisure USA, Readers Award Survey 2019.This accolade is received in recognition of its unique location, exquisite architecture and personalised experiences that connect guests with the rich cultural heritage/heart of the city.
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Award Survey is a world-renowned mark of excellence for travel and hospitality companies globally. It honours the finest travel experiences in the world selected by Travel+ Leisure’s global readership of discerning travellers. Readers rate their experiences and evaluate hotels across the world on characteristics such as rooms, location, service, food and value.
Rajiv Kaul, President, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said: “We are thrilled to receive this pinnacle accolade from readers of Travel + Leisure, USA. It’s a badge of honour for our young and passionate team members, who are committed to delivering memorable experiences to our guests.
This award comes at an exciting time as the hotel is all set to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Since its inception, The Leela has from a single hotel at the edge of Mumbai grown to a collection of unique properties which have redefined luxury hospitality across India. Today, The Leela has expanded its hotel portfolio to nine world-class luxury hotels spread across key destinations in India, with plans to increase its footprint within the country and overseas through management contracts. Upcoming projects include a resort in Jaipur, a palace hotel in Agra where every room will face the Taj Mahal, and business hotels in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
About The Leela Palace Udaipur
The Leela Palace Udaipur is a stunning modern day palace inspired by the magic and grandeur of Udaipur’s past, an enchanting 16th century city in the heart of Rajasthan. Set on the banks of the pristine Lake Pichola, each of the 72 rooms and 8 suites are elegant and contemporary and offer captivating views of Lake Pichola, the City Palace, and the surrounding majestic Aravalli Mountains. Each guest room spans 580 square feet with the Maharaja Suite, an impressive 3,552 square feet. A haven for the gourmand, dining options range from enjoying multi-cuisines at an all-day restaurant to having a royal dining experience under the stars at Sheesh Mahal, to relishing fine wines and delicious cocktails at The Library. The property also offers an award-winning 10,000-square-feet ESPA, the only luxury tented spa of its kind in the country. Equipped with state-of-the-art meeting and banquet facilities, The Leela Palace Udaipur provides unforgettable settings for events, whether it is a corporate board meeting or a lavish wedding. Celebrated as one of the best resorts on earth, guests can explore the rich heritage of Mewar in style, comfort and tranquillity.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
Established in 1986, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, owns and operates nine award-winning properties in major cities and magical leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship in the capital city of New Delhi, plus, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, East Delhi, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam Beach, Kerala. Over the last three decades, The Leela group has been recognized for its unique identity among the world’s leading hotels, and received numerous accolades by prestigious publications and industry groups around the globe. Each property is a market leader in its respective location, and internationally acclaimed for excellence in luxury hospitality. The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The group has several new projects under development, including Bangalore, Jaipur, Agra, Lucknow, Kathmandu, Chandigarh, with plans to expand to Maldives, Dubai, Fujairah Beach, and Seychelles. It has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leela venture Ltd, a publicly listed company. For more information, please visit our website at www.theleela.com