Taj Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad

Palace Hotel in Hyderabad

Perched 2,000 feet above the city of Hyderabad is Taj Falaknuma Palace, a jewel amongst the clouds. Built in 1894, it is the former palace of the Nizam, rumoured to be the richest man in the world at one time. Overlooking the twinkling City of Pearls, this enchanting palace hotel in Hyderabad exudes romance and grandeur that take one back to when the Nizam ruled Hyderabad. From the moment you arrive at Taj Falaknuma Palace in a horse-drawn carriage, our palace butlers treat you like royalty. Walk the walk of kings through the Grand Staircase to retrace the steps of Nizams, European royalty, enchanting Begums and distinguished Heads of State. The five-star luxury hotel, spread over 32 acres, allows you to journey to the gilded ages, where opulence and excess is celebrated and savoured in equal measure. The 60 rooms and suites are beautifully refurbished and lovingly restored by Her Highness Princess Esra, the Nizam’s Turkish wife. Each provides marvellous views of the palace courtyard and the 400-year-old city of Hyderabad. Go on a sumptuous, gastronomic ride at our Indian fine-dining restaurant, Adaa, and savour multi-cuisine specialities at Celeste. Enjoy breakfast at Celeste & Gol Bungalow and and afternoon tea on the Jade Terrace or private dinners at South East Garden & Jade Terrace or a Unique dining experience at Gol Bungalow. The stunning Durbar Hall, Jade Room and massive 101-seater dining hall bedecked with Belgian chandeliers, and assorted gardens and terraces lend royal decadence to celebratory events and elegance to business meetings. Feel holistically rejuvenated at our Jiva Spa, rooted in the traditional Indian approach to wellness; complemented with a wellness menu that employs the finest principles of Ayurvedic cooking. The royal city of Hyderabad merges modern lifestyle with ancient heritage. Our concierge will gladly arrange your tours to art, culture and shopping destinations, as well as to spectacular landmarks like the Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Golconda Fort, Chowmahalla Palace and the famous Ramoji Film City.

Hotel Highlights
Overlooking the City of Hyderabad
Erstwhile Palace of the Nizam
Library with Collection of Rare Books
Live Qawwali Performance Every Evening
We can add activities at the palace like Royal Welcome, Heritage palace walk, Morning Yoga Sessions etc.
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Amenities
Hotel Policies
  • Check-in from 2:00 PM
  • Check-out till 12:00 PM
  • Early check-in and late check-out on request
  • We accept American Express, Diner's Club, Master Card, Visa, JCB International
  • Explore Taj Kids, a kids program based on adventure, discovery, questing all the while keeping in mind fun while learning. Choose from a whole host of complimentary and paid activities at the hotel during your stay.
  • Pets are not allowed.
Hotel Essentials
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    Complimentary Wi-Fi for resident guests
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    24-hour in-room dining
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    24-hour on-call doctor & nurse
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    Jiva Spa
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    Concierge & multilingual staff
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    Travel desk, car rental services, currency exchange, safe deposit lockers & 24-hour laundry
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    Kids@Taj programmes & baby-sitting services for young guests
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    Heritage walks
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    City tours
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    Close to the domestic & international airport
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    60 rooms
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    Five- & six-fixture bathrooms with luxury bath amenities
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    Fine-dining Hyderabadi speciality restaurant—Adaa
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    Outdoor parking facility for a maximum of 350 cars
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    24-hour business centre, with meeting room fully equipped with modern conferencing facilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, secretarial assistance, interpretation facilities & workstations
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    All rooms in the palace are non-smoking but gives an option of a sit out where the guests can indulge in smoking
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    Celeste is an Italian and Contemporary European specialty restaurant which also serves Breakfast to the resident guests
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    Luxurious rooms & suites with stunning bird’s eye city views or Garden View
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    Large outdoor pool
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    Facilities for the disabled
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    24-hour fitness centre

Guest Rooms

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Awards

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia’s India’s Best Heritage Hotel Award
Taj Falaknuma Palace was awarded Travel + Leisure India & South Asia’s India’s Best Heritage Hotel Award in 2014 and 2015.
Andrew Harper Grand Awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was awarded the Grand Prize as the Best Hotel of the Year at the Andrew Harper Grand Awards in 2013.
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TripAdvisor
Taj Falaknuma Palace was featured as one of the Top 10 Palace Hotels in the World by TripAdvisor in 2014.
Outlook Travellers
Taj Falaknuma Palace was voted as the Favourite Indian Heritage Hotel by readers of Outlook Traveller in 2013.
New York Times awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was voted among the list of Top 20 Places in the World to Visit by the New York Times in 2011.
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Hotelier India award
Taj Falaknuma Palace was awarded Best Heritage Hotel Design by Hotelier India in 2015.
CNBC Awaaz Travel Award
Taj Falaknuma Palace was awarded the CNBC Awaaz Travel Award for Best Luxury Hotel in India in 2013.
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Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was voted among the Top Five Hotels in Asia at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2014.
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TripAdvisor Readers’ Choice Awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was voted among the lists of Top Romantic Hotels, Top Hotels and Top Luxury Hotels at TripAdvisor Readers’ Choice Awards 2014.
NDTV Good Times Lifestyle Awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was voted the Best Lifestyle Hotel/Resort of the Year at the NDTV Good Times Lifestyle Awards 2013.
Award of Excellence
Taj Falaknuma Palace was bestowed with the Gold E Award of Excellence and recognised as the World’s Best Hotel in 2014.
Robb Report award
Taj Falaknuma Palace was featured as one of the Best of Best Hotels by Robb Report in 2011.
Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards
Taj Falaknuma Palace was a proud nominee of Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards for the Hotel of the Year category in 2014.
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Best Heritage Hotel in India by Travel & Leisure India.
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Conde Nast Traveller featured Taj Falaknuma Palace in the category of Best Indian Hotels to get married in (2017)
Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad has been named among the Best Oversees Holiday Hotels by Conde Nast Traveller UK.
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ADAA proves it by grabbing the hat trick chance and yet again placing itself among 100 best restaurants in the world by Elite Traveler (2017, 2016 &2015)
Top Restaurant Awards, India’s definitive list of the country’s 50 finest restaurants by Condé Nast Traveller, Adaa ranks 19th Best in the list
Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad has won the Telangana State Tourism Award 2017 under the category "Best Heritage Hotel"
Best Venue for Corporate Incentives – Metro India by EXPERIENTIAL VENUES AWARDS 2017
The Conde Nast Top Hotels in India

Readers' Choice Awards 2018– Best Hotel in India & fourth Best in the world is not mentioned 

Location

 

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad is conveniently located within touching distance to prominent tourist attractions in and around Hyderabad. Our palace hotel in Hyderabad is also the perfect destination for a blissful getaway from Bangalore. Enjoy our warm hospitality and service that make you feel at home. Explore the all meals inclusive 4D Travel offer to plan your next stay.

Guest Speak

4.7/5
Excellent
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Niki D.
5 days ago
Taj Falaknuma had welcomed us with all the hearts n made my birthday Amazing I m missing it
Every thing is perfect
Sailesh M.
6 days ago
Excellent
Sandeep M.
6 days ago
My favourite place
Thank you so much for considering as a part of ur family. I am honoured on my big day. Thankyou
Sidharth S.
6 days ago
Wonderful stay!!!!
It was wonderful stay with family.. will share all the great points and one point of feedback as well: 1. Great property.. the building with the lobby / bar etc was quite special 2. Staff was excellent and always wanting to serve and take care 3. Regal treatment while entering... Quite memorable 4. Special session of baking with chef organized for kids was v nice 5. Food was excellent on all days Couple of points of feedback: 1. One of the staff asked my wife to not breastfeed my 2 month old daughter in the restaurant. We felt this was quite regressive and should be corrected. Please ensure this feedback is given 2. Mosquitos in the evening.. good to improve that in some way
Darshak S.
7 days ago
Unique experience of sneak peak into Nizam's royal life
Wonderful experience of the stay. Thank you for giving us the room that we requested. Fabulous entry experience. Also, special thanks for allowing us late check-out. Thanks to Gautham for managing our requests well. Overall staff service was really good. Special mention to Shrikanth (If I recall correctly, he was butler during day time (for room 301,302, 303). He was very kind and provided great customer service experience. My parents had stayed in the same room at the start of March (6th to 8th March) and visited on their anniversary. He had looked after them quite well, so thanks on their behalf too. On my parents' behalf, special thanks for Pavitra from restaurant who had looked after their dietary requirements quite well. Special mention to couple of staff members (my sincere apologies for not remembering their names, not my strong point), one was gate keeper who took some fabulous photos and was always ready to assist and also to another staff who got first aid kit for one of the kid's wound. The way he looked after him, spoke to him, gave comfort to him was appreciable. He was also a great photographer. Coming to the points for improvements: Since I don't have kids, we were fine, but our friends were unhappy with certain regulations of the palace. We have been to Umaid Bhavan and considering most other 5 star properties, kids around the age of 5 aren't charged for their meals, specially when it's Khichadi. It's okay. Also, overall food for Falaknuma Palace was average. We felt Taj Krishna had better food and options. Lastly, it was unfortunate that I lot my airpods at the palace. I realised that after leaving the property. I had called up and requested for it to be looked for. Staff did try to find but it was of no luck. I am sure it would be an unfortunate incident where they may have fallen down somehow, but we were sure that it was in my wife's backpack and shouldn't come out, since we didn't use them at the property. Hope they weren't stolen by any change. I won't blame anyone since there is no evidence and don't wish any staff to suffer due to our misfortune. In case you still find them, please reach out to me [not that I have too many hopes anymore].