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Taj Falaknuma Palace: Recognized at Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Awards 2014

Ranked 5th in Asia and India Hotels Category

Sep 12, 2014   17:20 IST 

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, has been recognized by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Awards 2014 UK, as the 5th BEST hotel in the Asia and India Hotels category. While Rambagh Palace Jaipur featured in 11th place in the same category, Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai was voted 29th in the World’s Top 100 list compiled by the magazine with Taj Falaknuma Palace ranked 40th.


The 17th Edition of the Condé Nast Traveler Annual Readers’ Travel Awards were announced in London last week and the formal listings will appear in the October issue of the British magazine. Considered the most prestigious recognition in the travel industry, the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Travel Awards are coveted awards sought after by discriminating and sophisticated luxury hotels, spas, tour operators, airlines, cruise liners and destinations. Chosen by the magazine’s readers, these awards reflect the views of discerning guests on the best the travel world has to offer.


Taj Falaknuma Palace is a landmark hotel that has been the custodian of art, culture, heritage in the city and continues to stand testimony to a Royal legacy. Whether it is inimitable luxury, varied treasures or a plethora of differentiated experiences Taj Falaknuma Palace is a one-to-one conversation with history, a rendezvous with stylish rooms and suites, where a delectable mosaic of dining experiences, discreet butler service and bespoke luxuries which are offered with royal flourish.


Speaking on this momentous occasion the Taj Falaknuma Palace - General Manager, Mr Girish Sehgal said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious recognition by Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Travel Awards 2014. Taj Falaknuma Palace is renowned for the legendary hospitality with beautifully refurbished rooms, inspired dining destinations and custom tailored experiences that offer guests a glimpse into imperial lifestyles encapsulating a slice of history, legend & romance that was once the sole preserve of visiting royalty. Continuing the tradition of fine living we aim to create timeless moments and custom tailored experiences that reflect the deep rooted historical connect with this illustrious city”


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About Taj Falaknuma Palace, located 2000 feet above the bustling city of Hyderabad beautifully refurbished and lovingly restored, the palace allows you to journey into the clouds and into the glided ages, where grandeur and excess is celebrated and savored in equal measure.


Once home to the world-renowned Kohinoor and Jacob diamonds, the Palace was the former residence of the most extravagant royal family. Extensive refurbishment carried out under the guidance of Princess Esra Jah, has re-instated the grand Palace to its former glory.


The Gol Bungalow with its stain-glassed dome reinstates that the evenings are all about royalty, exuberance and sheer magnificence -Providing a magnificent backdrop for spectacular events the Durbar Hall evokes the lost charm and allure of an era gone by and relives the history of Hyderabad and its Nizams. 101 the world’s longest dining table, accentuated by ornate silver candelabras placed alongside finest crystal ware. The Nizam’s Suite that comes with its own private swimming pool is as much of a glorious journey into the past as it is a celebration of the present.


About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces:

Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 110 hotels in 64 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East.  From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury.  For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.


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Taj Falaknuma Palace- Exterior at Night
Taj Falaknuma Palace- Exterior at Night
Taj Falaknuma Palace- Gole Terrace

Taj Falaknuma Palace- Gole Terrace
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