Taj Taj Usha Kiran Palace

Taj Usha Kiran Palace

Palace Hotel in Gwalior

Indian History has always been regaled with stories of royalty, yet few have ever been as opulent or gracious as Usha Kiran Palace, a historical property of the Taj Hotels in India. Located on a lush 9-acre landscaped estate in Gwalior, beside Jai Vilas Palace, this white-and-yellow palace was built in 1880 by H H Maharaj Jayaji Rao Scindia (Scindia Dynasty of the Marathas) and since then has hosted royalty and dignitaries on myriad occasions. True to the aesthetic spirit of Gwalior, exquisite craftsmanship is the hallmark of the palace. Every nook and corner flaunts a tapestry of ancient stone carvings and delicate filigree work that tell a story. The lavish interiors of the hotel have their own share of treasures. The Royal Suites evoke Gwalior's royal heritage with period furnishings and ornate accessories such as Venetian mirrors, mother-of-pearl mosaics and canopied beds. The Luxury Villas offer privacy and exclusivity with a private pool and a sun bathing area. The indulgence extends itself to the ancient healing and wellness therapies of the famous Jiva Spa, which also offers royal treatments that originated at the 14th century spa in the magnificent Man Mandir Palace, Gwalior Fort. History is an ingredient that is all pervasive in Usha Kiran Palace and finds favour even in its culinary flavours. Savour closely guarded recipes from the Maratha and Nepal royal kitchens accompanied by classical music from the Gwalior Gharana at Silver Saloon, the multi-cuisine restaurant. Dine under the sky at the palm-shaded The Court’s. The majestic meets the modern with contemporary amenities and technologies readily available for any meeting, event, exhibition, wedding or other social occasion. Designed to exceed expectations, professional service with a personal touch brings out the very best in every occasion, whether business or pleasure.

Hotel Highlights
138-year-old Authentic Palace
9 Acres of Landscaped Lawns
Signature Indian Spa Experiences
Well-Equipped Health Club
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Hotel Policies
  • Check-in from 2:00 PM
  • Check-out till 12:00 NN
  • 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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    40 elegant, spacious rooms
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    One multi-cuisine restaurant - Silver Saloon
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    The Courts - a courtyard café with alfresco dining
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    24 hours In-Room Dining
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    9 acres of Picturesque Lawns
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    3 temples
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    Spacious bathrooms with bathtub
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    Wireless internet access
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    24-hour Fitness Centre
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    Grand Swimming Pool
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    24-hour on-call Doctor & Nurse
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    14 Kms from the Airport
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    3 Kms from the Railway Station
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    3 Kms from Bada Market
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    Fully equipped Business Centre
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    Facsimile, Photocopying Wireless Internet access
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    One Conference cum Banquet hall with maximum seating capacity for 100 guests in Theatre / Auditorium style seating
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    24-hour Security, Travel desk, Currency Exchange, Doctor-On-Call, Express Laundry and Dry Cleaning
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    Indoor and Outdoor recreational facilities
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    Parking for 100 cars
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    Jiva Spa with ancient wellness treatments

Guest Rooms


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Taj Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior is conveniently located within touching distance to prominent tourist attractions in and around Gwalior. At 325 kms, our 5 star hotel in Gwalior is also the perfect destination for a blissful getaway from Delhi. 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

Vibe 4.7
Service 4.7
Location 4.6
Comfort 4.4
Amenities 4.3
Room 4.2
Breakfast 3.5
R N. S. T.
5 days ago
Hospitality filled with Royalty
It is an amazing feeling when you enter the property. So royal yet so homely. Right from reception to your room and then walk around the place makes you completely at home with that fabulously graceful staff in a more than 100 years old palace. It was our 4th visit and every time there is some newness. Keep it up guys.
Bikramjeet S.
8 days ago
Magnificent Stay at one of the Finest Palaces of Taj
generous person Mr. Varun Soni, the HR manager who was really helpful with everything. Kudos to you guys, you make the brand 'Taj'. Will surely visit soon and this time for good 3-4 nights. All the best
Preetaman S. P.
8 days ago
Magnificent Stay at one of the Finest Palaces of Taj!!
It is really difficult to express how I felt during my stay at this Fantastic Palace of Taj because everything was impeccable and incomparable. I had just gone their for lunch but after seeing the property and experiencing the warmth in their hospitality, I couldn't resist staying and booked a room right away. It was the best decision I have ever made otherwise I would have regretted later on. This property itself is an experience. Started from Silver Saloon where Ravi looked after our table to give us excellent service, very generous and a kind hearted person. Chef Rakesh Gouniyal is the perfect culinary guy any hotel can ask for, so grounded and makes the perfect food with his team and Chef Munish. He also took us for the organic garden experience that was really nice and treated us with some lovely fruits and vegetables over their. Even the breakfast spread at Silver Saloon was excellent. Mr. Bheru Singh is an asset to this Palace with the lovely welcoming that he did for us along with Sangita. Last but not the least, we met a very humble and generous person Mr. Varun Soni, the HR manager who was really helpful with everything. Kudos to you guys, you make the brand 'Taj'. Will surely visit soon and this time for good 3-4 nights. All the best