Taj Nadesar Palace- Varanasi

Taj Nadesar Palace is an upscale haven in an otherwise exhaustive-holy-surround of Varanasi, WorldÆs oldest living city. A Britishers built of 18th century and palace of the Maharaja of Benares in 19th it has been playing host to many a dignitaries, royalty and celebrities, whose name found permanence as the names of its rooms/suites.

Why this is one of our favorite places to stay
  1. The retreat is much-needed acres of oasis in the heart of Varanasi, a must-in-a-lifetime city, which is as exhausting as it is enticing.
  2. Go around the Palace over sprawling grounds by a horse driven Royal buggy ride, which was once used by Maharaja of Varanasi himself.
  3. While terrace dining by the pool, get serenaded by Indian classical musicians in the evening

In a city of overwhelming chaos and charm, Varanasi, Taj Nadesar Palace offers 40-acres of tranquility amidst a park setting of verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold, roses and jasmine fields. The hotel is little off the city center with a huge private property all by itself.

Rooms And Suites

There are 10 rooms/suites Four Palace Rooms, four Historical Suites and two Royal Suites named after the celebrities who once stayed. A heritage property technically, they exude more of a contemporary opulence grand in size, high-ceilinged, large windows overlooking the gardens, luxurious bathrooms with a claw-foot tub and marble seating in the shower. The suites are lavish with a living room, a master bedroom and a dressing area. The heritage furnishing of the rooms and suites include Maharaja's art collection and original pieces of furniture and Four-poster beds.

  1. Dining: The royal kitchen serves Satvik Indian Cuisine with breakfast on the sun-kissed verandah; a spiritually inspired plated meal at lunch in the dining room, and a barbeque dinner by the poolside.
  2. Jiva Spa and Yoga
  3. Swimming pool
  4. 4 hole Golf Course
  5. Travel services
  6. Guided tours and sightseeing
  7. Astrologer (prior appointment needed)
  8. Internet and Wi-Fi
  9. Palace Butler Services
  1. The Horse-driven Royal Buggy ride
  2. Golf: Call your butler to arrange a relaxing putt and chip out on the greens.
  3. Nature walk: Let our botanist take you on a guided walk around the Palace lawns; and enthrall you with a discourse on the unique flora of its environs.
  4. Yoga: Brush the world off your shoulders and reconnect with your inner self, with the ancient discipline of yoga. You can choose a group class or a one-on-one session especially tailored to suit your requirements and experience level.
  5. Music and dance recitals
  6. The delights of the Ancient city Varanasi, Benares, or kashi:
  • A sunrise boat ride on the Ganges, followed by a walk through the winding lanes and by-lanes of the old city.
  • Take a trip to the Benares Weaver Village and see first-hand the creation of the city's exquisite and renowned silks.
  • Sunset Ganga Aarti on the Ghats the traditional ritual worship at the Ganges.
  • Excursion and Sightseeing: Sarnath stupa and museum; Benares Hindu University; Chunar Fort;