Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior is a 40 room heritage hotel managed by the Taj Group and is the best place to stay in Gwalior.
Set on four hectares of landscaped gardens, this heritage hotel in a Colonial palace featuring twin towers is three kms from Gwalior Junction train station and four kms from Saas Bahu Ka Mandir temple.
There are 40 rooms of different categories. The conservative rooms offer free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minibars, plus verandahs. Some have four-poster beds. Selected suites with Indo-Islamic decor add separate living rooms. Luxury villas come with private pools.
There's a fine dining restaurant, a bar and a courtyard cafe. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness room and massage treatments. Activities such as yoga, badminton and cookery classes are available.
Fill your time relaxing by the pool or enjoying a spa treatment. Yoga, badminton and cooking classes are also available. Gwalior city itself has much to see, in particular the impressive Gwalior Fort which deserves a full morning visit. During your stay explore the fort that also houses the Scindia School, pay your respects at Tansen's Tomb and chew leaves of the tamarind tree to enrich your voice! Take a day trip to Shivpuri, the old Scindia summer capital.
Why we like it
Usha Kiran Palace Hotel is a real surprise. Old world charm and utter authenticity make it a memorable experience and well worth including in an itinerary to Central India.