Umaid Bhawan is seen as a ray of hope and prosperity among the people. In 1920 a severe drought swept through the region of Jodhpur. It is then when Maharaja Umaid laid out the plan for the construction of a project which would last for 15 years. Using his private funds Maharaja decided to involve 3000 workers for the construction of the project which the was the largest private residence.
The palace is made up of pink sandstone and the interiors show the great art of Indian culture in its decor, furnishings and wooden carvings. Many palaces have come in picture and got ruined by wars or environmental factors. But Umaid Bhavan has still managed to preserve its beauty and keep it intact.
Inside the hotel room there is a old furnishings, great upholstery and elegant decor. There are intimate dining area and large terrace to enjoy the best possible view of the city. There are also indoor spa and pools to give it a touch of one of the finest modern hotels. You can also have a look at 15,000 personal items of Maharaja to indulge in more royal feeling. This includes classic cars, armors, swords and home decor items. The beautiful Umaid Bhawan can take you back to the ages and make you experience the time how the mughals lived.