Oberoi Udaivilas v/s Taj Lake Palace !

Rajasthan is a land of royalty and elegance, and it’s the ideal location for a peaceful and pleasant vacation. You could live the royal life at a variety of hotels constructed within old forts and palaces. Oberoi Udaivilas, Taj Lake Place and The Leela Palace are three of the most opulent hotels in Rajasthan that are good picks. Here’s a closer look at both of the lovely hotels around Lake Pichola in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Taj Lake Palace V/s Oberoi Udaivilas Palace – overview to choose the best venue as per your preference.


The Taj Lake Palace is one of the world’s most well-known luxury hotels due to its unique and dreamlike location in the heart of Lake Pichola. Transferring to and from the property by boat, as well as staring out the window of your Palace Room at the beautiful waterways. What a lovely and unique experience!

The Oberoi Udaivilas offers a beautiful view of the lake palace, the City Palace, and Lake Pichola when you stay there. This 5-star hotel on the banks of Lake Pichola is spread out across 30 acres. The lush gardens and ornate architecture of interconnecting domes and corridors that resemble Udaipur’s seven lakes connected by canals. This 5-star hotel on the banks of Lake Pichola is spread out across 30 acres of lush gardens. Additionally, it features an ornate architecture of interconnecting domes and corridors that resemble Udaipur’s seven lakes connected by canals.

Oberoi Udaivilas Palace Image sourcebensleycom


The Taj Lake Palace and The Oberoi Udaivilas are among India’s most opulent hotels, with world-class service. With the Taj, the hospitality when you check-in and during your stay is fabulous. The staff is courteous and helpful but when you are checking out, there is a noticeable change in their behaviour. Thus, Based on guest reviews on various sites it looks like the Oberoi Udaivilas has the edge. The Readers of Travel +Leisure magazine chose the Oberoi group as the “Best Group of Hotels in the World” in 2015, and the Oberoi Udaivilas as the “Best Hotel in the World.”

Kohinoor Suite of Oberoi Udaivillas Palace Image source fivestaralliancecom

3.Rooms and Suites:

The Taj Lake Palace features accommodations that reflect Rajasthan’s rich history, old-world elegance, and authentic decor. For a reduced price, the Oberoi Udaivillas rooms and suites are more traditional, simple, and elegant, with more practicality. The Leela Palace will appeal to guests who like royal, opulent Indian décor. The Oberoi Udaivilas has large entry-level rooms at 600 sq ft, while the Taj Lake Palace has smaller rooms starting at 300 sq ft.

Taj Lake Palace Image source tripadvisorcom

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Both the Oberoi Udaivilas and the Taj Lake Palace have several restaurants with unique tastes. 

Udaimahal is a restaurant that stands out with a gorgeous night sky on the domed ceiling, perfect for candlelit at night. Additionally, to add more charm live traditional musicians. The music is accompanied with the views of the City Palace glimmering on Lake Pichola – embodies romance at the Oberoi Udaivilas. Local cuisines, as well as reimagined classics, are all on the menu. At the Oberoi Udaivilas, special dinners can also be arranged beside the lake or at the poolside. 

There are four dining options at the Taj Lake Palace. Couples can have an intimate supper at the Taj Lake Palace on one of the quiet terraces or along the lily pond. The fine-dining, dinner-only restaurant uses local ingredients and wood-fired stoves to serve authentic royal cuisine from Udaipur.

In conclusion,

When it comes to value, all of the previously listed elements, as well as the overall facilities provided by the two hotels, can be considered like a spa, a pool, a salon, a workout center, and a bar. The Oberoi Udaivilas offers a special sunset sitting in the shikhara boat trip. Many visitors consider to be a highlight of their stay. The spa of the Taj Lake Palace is possibly the most interesting. The reason being visitors can receive a relaxing two-hour spa treat while aboard the Taj Lake Palace’s spa boat. In a nutshell, Oberoi Udaivilas v/s Taj Lake Palace is a sorted debate, ultimately subjective preferences matter the most.

Food at Taj Lake Palace Image source Traveltomtom

Comparing all the information mentioned above, each of these hotels has something unique to offer. In a nutshell, it boils down to the guest’s personal preference. If you want to stay in a classy, minimalist luxury hotel that is child friendly, we would suggest the Oberoi Udaivillas as the much better option. 

Compared to the Oberoi Udaivillas, The Taj lake palace is much a quieter place perfect for a couple staycation that can help you beat the city blues.  Additionally, you can experience staying in a floating palace, surrounded by the great history and culture of Rajasthan! 

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