Gwalior : Established in the 8th century A.D. and named after Saini Gwalipa, Man Mandir Palace was described by Mughal emperor Babar as a ‘pearl in the necklace of the castles of hind’. The city is dominated by its hill-top fort, one of the most spectacular in the world.
Usha Kiran Palace Hotel Overview
Usha Kiran Palace was built by the Maharaja of Gwalior as a guesthouse. A 120-year old architectural beauty, this hotel has played host to the King of England many a times and is now being used as a heritage hotel in India. Voted consistently by the Department of Tourism as the ‘Best Heritage Hotel’ in Western India, Usha Kiran Palace has carved a niche for itself in the hospitality industry in this country. The architectural design of the palace, complete with exquisite stone carvings and filigrees at the facade echo the traditions of Gwalior and would definitely transform you to another world. Having nine acres of sprawling landscaped lawns and a splendid view of the flora and fauna, Usha Kiran Palace is the perfect location to spend some quality time along with your family members.
Type : Heritage
Managed By : Taj Group of Hotels
Location : Gwalior – Madhya Pradesh
No. of Rooms : 36 Rooms in all. 15 Superior Rooms, 15 Deluxe Rooms and 6 Suites, Cards Accepted : All major credit cards.
Access : 3 km from Railway Station, 13 km from Airport
AMENITIES : Multi Cuisine Restaurant, Conference hall Direct dial Telephone, Satellite T.V., Tennis and Minibar.
15 Superior Rooms, 15 Deluxe and 6 Suites are available at this hotel. The Superior and Deluxe rooms are quite spacious and airy and are an example of exquisite architecture. While on the other hand, the Suites offer a spectacular view of the majestic Gwalior Fort and the Jai Vilas Palace. With intricately decorated interiors along with low-built beds and Chanderi-high fall curtains, Usha Kiran Palace hotel reflects the Rajasthani tradition in its truest colors. Stuffed with all the modern amenities and facilities, Usha Kiran Palace hotel makes your stay a very pleasant and comfortable one. Art-deco furniture, French mosaic floors, spacious baths and ante-rooms are some of the other attractions at this hotel.
Facilities and Amenities
Aerobics, Badminton, Billiards, Cookery classes, Mini Cricket, Table Tennis, Yoga and Spa are some of the indoor activities that the tourists can indulge in while staying at the Usha Kiran Palace hotel. Apart from these, one can also go for some outdoor adventures such as Parasiling at Tigra Dam, River Rafting, Rock Climbing and Rappelling, Wall Climbing and Rappelling, Horse Safari and Excursions to local villages, Valley Crossing, Trekking, Motorbike expedition to Madhav National Park, Shooting, Ballooning and Golf.
Serving specialized dishes at specialized restaurants, Usha Kiran Palace hotel is one of its kind in the region. While the Silver Saloon Restaurant specialized in Indian, Continental and Asian cuisines, the Badda Bar dishes out some of the finest quality native and international liquors. On the other hand, The Court has a good arrangement for al fresco dining and The Coffee Shop offers some of the delectable Indian, Continental and Chinese delicacies to its diners.