Umaid Bhawan palace now runs as a hotel, though part of it is retained as museum and other part as royal residence. The sculpted lawns with sandstone pavements and bouquets of bougainvillea bushes are a soothing sight in this palace. This magnificent palace has a unique feature. The unique feature is that some of the old retainers of the royal household are still there to serve the needs of present day guests with the gracious hospitality. In winter, theme dinners are often organized in the Dal Badal,
a 100 year old intricately designed hunting tent, which is
set up in the palace. There is a choice of 94 rooms and
suites. Each room appointed with the furniture originally
created for the Palace. The Regal Suites which were
originally used by Maharaja Umaid Singh and his Maharani
are also part of this palace. The delicious buffet lunch
and dinner is laid out daily at the Marwar Hall.
Some of the various other services available at Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace are Travel Desk, Barber shop, Courier service, Newspaper, Parking, Bar, Banquet, Safe Deposit Box, Conference Facilities, Luggage Storage, Swimming Pool, Billards, Fitness Center, Spa, Tennis Court , Doctor on Call, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Post, Baby Sitting, Currency Exchange, Wake up Service, Private Museum, Village Safaris, etc.
Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace is about 5 km from the domestic
airport and 6 km from the railway station. The City Center
and bus stand are at a distance of 3 km away from the