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Rambagh Palace in Jaipur has been rated as the best hotel in the world as per the 2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Hotel Awards.
Rambagh Palace beat some of the biggest hotel brands in the world such as Marriott International and Shangri La Hotels and Resorts.
The coveted awards list is issued by TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel websites. They studied reviews of real travellers between January-December 2022 covering more than 1.5 million hotels, to determine travelers' highest-rated accommodations of the year.
Rambagh Palace, which is run by Indian Hotels, received over 5,000 five-bubble reviews on TripAdvisor that give it the edge over other hotels.
Built in 1835, the palace is also called the ‘Jewel of Jaipur’. It started its journey as a home to queen’s favourite handmaiden and then became a royal guesthouse and hunting lodge. In 1925, Rambagh Palace became the permanent residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur.
Apart from the grandeur and expanse, Rambagh Palace is also popular world over for its polo bar, historic suites, and high tea.
IHCL and the Taj hotels has been managing the property since the 1970s. The hotel is known for its elegantly appointed rooms, marbled corridors, airy verandas, and majestic gardens set in 47 acres echo with history.