Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel has the ideally situated 15kms from Mysore Airport and 8kms from Mysore railway station. It overlooks the Chamundi Hills with the sloping and curving valley which is an unique feature of this hotel. In the royal city, the hotel stands with all its might like an Italianate palazzo.
The white palace is double columned and domed. It is set amidst terraced and landscaped garden. Being constructed by Maharaja of Mysore in 1931 for his revered guests, the hotel also adds to the heritage importance.
The experience at the hotel is of kingly status. The majestic building is double storeyed and has an extending porch in the ground floor. The spherical domes have lanterns, and central dome dominates the elevation.
The interior is beautifully decorated with rosewood furniture, precious carpets on marble floors and banister staircase that leads to the upper floor. The central hall is decorated with royal portraits, lithographs of Tipu Sultan, paintings on the ceiling and walls, Belgian glass, carved wooden shutters and various other awe inspiring embellishment.
Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel offers princely rooms to its guests. Swimming Pool, Billiard Room, Tennis Court, Chess, Jogging Track, Gym and Health Club is available to those who are enthusiastic about sports. Sheri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Golf course provides an opportunity to the golf addicts as the hotel has tied up with it.
The restaurant, which was originally a ballroom, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Rich lace curtains, jharokas, flowers in lacquered bowls and portraits of all the kings in Wadiyar dynasty carved out in pliable gold are used in the decoration.
The serving staffs are always in ethnic wear. "Mysore Silver Thali" is the most demanded dish here. Some upcoming plans are Health Club with Ayurveda and Yoga.Banquet hall, conference hall, restaurant terrace and pool side lawn are located at the lobby level.
Royal terrace is at the first floor. Tarmac 'A' and Tarmac 'B' are located at the front of the hotel. The capacity of each of them differs in theater style, informal buffet and buffet cum sit down style.
In the food and beverage service, the restaurant at the lobby level serves Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Chinese, South Indian, Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Beverages. It can accommodate 96 people.
Tea lounge at the lobby level serves snacks and non alcoholic beverages. It has the capacity of 16 people and remains open from 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M and 03:00 P.M. to 08:00 P.M. The bar is also at the lobby level and serves Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Beverages from 12P.M to 12A.M. It can accommodate 25 people.
Services rendered to the guests are inclusive of
Personal Valet is available on request. Swimming pool also has membership offers which are of different durations and tariffs. They are categorized under single, couple and family membership. All the festivals are celebrated with glory at the hotel premises. Decorations are done according to theme of particular festival.
The corporate ambiance is reflected by marble floors and chandeliers. The hotel has hosted some of the biggest corporate meetings, conferences and seminars. The conference facilities are well equipped to avoid inconveniences.
The royal grandeur along with the prompt and personalized service of the staff helps in conducting a meet successfully. The facilities at the conference include TV, VCR, VCD/DVD player, Audio-Visual equipment, slide projector, LCD/ Multimedia projector, Chairman mike system, Audio-Video recording, Cordless/Collar mike, Black/White board and Flip Chart.