The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Top choice hotel in Mumbai (Mumbai)
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The grande dame of Mumbai is one of the world’s most iconic hotels and has hosted a roster of presidents and royalty. Sweeping arches, staircases and domes, and a glorious garden and pool ensure an unforgettable stay. Rooms in the adjacent tower lack the period details of the palace itself, but many have spectacular, full-frontal Gateway of India views.

With a myriad of excellent in-house eating and drinking options, plus spa and leisure facilities, it can be a wrench to leave the hotel premises. There's even a small but discernibly curated art gallery. Heritage walks at 3.30pm daily (for guests) provide illuminating context about the hotel’s role in the city’s history.


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Quick description

Built in 1903, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace stands majestically opposite the Gateway of India, overlooking the Arabian Sea. Sprawled over 2.6 acres, this luxurious hotel boasts 10 restaurants and a variety of traditional Indian therapies at Jiva Spa. Guests are spoiled for choice in dining options – the famous Wasabi by Morimoto offers innovative Japanese cuisine, while other culinary highlights include the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant and the poolside Aquarius Lounge. An exclusive private dining experience can be arranged at Chef’s Studio. Stylishly designed with Indian-inspired decor and architecture, the rooms offer amazing sea, city or pool views. Each room comes with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a well-stocked minibar, free WiFi and a luxurious bathroom. Guests receive 24-hour butler service. Yacht service is available at an additional charge during sailing season. You can pamper yourself with an indulgent treatment at the Taj Salon, take a dip in the landscaped pool or treat yourself to some luxury shopping at Dior, Louis Vuitton or Stephano Ricci. Ranging from dinner reservations to personal assistance for sightseeing, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai also offers a royal historical hotel tour of the Palace wing. The property is located in the popular Colaba area and is just a 10-minute walk from the National Gallery of Modern Art. Mumbai International Airport is 26 km away.

Important information

Please inform The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist. Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please note that for security purpose all Indian guests are required to present a valid photo ID proof (Voter's ID, Driving Licence, Aadhar Card, any other ID with address approved by the Government of India. A Pan Card is not acceptable). All international guests are required to present a valid passport and visa. For Indian guests, cash settlements of INR 25000 and above will require a pan card copy during check out. Early Departure Fees: Please note that the guests have to confirm the check-out date at the time of check-in. The guest can modify the check-out date and will be charged a 100% retention for the change. If the same is not done at check-in, early departure fees will be applicable. Not applicable for non-refundable rates. Please note that outside food is not allowed in the hotel premises. Please note that those guests booking breakfast and dinner rate plan are entitled to complimentary buffet breakfast and a meal credit of INR 2000 per adult per day (non-cumulative) redeemable at any dining outlets at the property. Please note that this would not include festive meals and gala dinners for which mandatory supplements may apply

Other

  • Tour desk
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Packed lunches
  • Movie nights
  • Gift shop
  • Airport shuttle
  • Public bath
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shops (on site)
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Children television networks
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Pool bar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Security alarm
  • Bbq facilities
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Kid meals
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Terrace
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Cctv outside property
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free parking
  • Snack bar
  • Ticket service
  • First aid kit available
  • Trouser press
  • Parking
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Happy hour
  • Cctv in common areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Internet services
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Wifi
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Bridal suite
  • Hammam
  • Walking tours
  • Bowling
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Currency exchange
  • Live music/performance
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Shallow end
  • Cashless payment available
  • Family rooms
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Swimming pool

Services

  • Business centre
  • Vip room facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Shoeshine
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Dry cleaning

Internet

  • Free WiFi available

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Newspapers
  • Atm/cash machine on site

Activities

  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Parking

  • Valet parking