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Stunning hotel with great architecture and fabulous pool area but the rooms are dated and really need a proper refurb to justify the prices charged - it's probably 3.5/5 overall. Everything is very expensive - all at Western 5 star prices, as soon as you step outside of the hotel, you realise quite how much you are being overcharged. Staff...

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This stunning hotel was built around the turn of the 19th century and was largely rebuilt after a terrible terror attack some years ago. It is now simply STUNNING. Nothing I write here will do it justice - I promise. If you EVER get a chance to stay in the old section (known as the Palace) GO GO GO. The...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your experience at The Taj. It is our sincere endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and we are delighted to know that you had a...

Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking distance from Gateway of India. Nicely built building and Opposite to the the Arabian Sea.Worth to visit as many attractions are concentrated in this area including Gateway of india, the Marine Drive, Mannat lands end, Galaxy Apartment...

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We had a Wonderful stay at THE TAJ. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary. A truly memorable one. specially due to the number of pleasant surprises in store for us…I would recommend all to experience their hospitality. clearly very well trained team..

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We stayed here for 5 days and really enjoyed it. I would return tomorrow given the chance..Great rooms with view of Gateway of India. (They told us we had been upgraded to the Palace wing, but we had actually booked this...). The staff are really friendly and helpful - special mention for the Pool Team and the superb Anil, who...

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London, United Kingdom
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The Taj Hotel is exactly as its name indicate, a palace. The service is fantastic and the hotel amenities are really good. Our room was extremely clean and the hotel staff name sure that we had everything we needed. The hotel has everything you might need, a great pool, delicious restaurants and a spa. The breakfast buffet was also really...

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Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom
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Booked in today - always wanted to come. The taj has lived up to our expectations- asked for a view of the gateway see picture - couldn't be better, breathtaking. Had advised on booking it was a birthday trip- see the picture- balloons and petals all over decorating the room plus when we went out exploring we returned to find...

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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are inhabitants of the city since three decades and its always a dream to spend a night at the Taj Mahal Palace, the best part of the city overlooking the majestic Gateway Of India. We just wanted a small break from the city life to celebrate our special occasion and thought of spending a night here. Trust me its...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a wonderful hotel with all the luxury trimmings. Breakfast was lovely and plenty of choice. The staff are so polite and nothing is ever too much trouble. Booked a room in the tower wing but upgraded to palace wing.

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Calgary
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in awe when I entered this hotel. The beautiful & colorful flower arrangements, the paintings, the marble tiles floors, the waiting areas and the weeping wall just captivate all my senses. I was grateful that they offered a tour of the hotel because it has a lot of history. We managed to see the Old wing with it...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai is India's first luxury hotel. Offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, the hotel is a city landmark. The hotel offers 550 rooms including 42 suites, each adorned with original paintings and period furniture that exude an aura of old-world charm and elegance. The restaurants at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai offer distinctive dining experiences that cover the finest Indian and international cuisines - from casual, all-day eateries to Oriental, Japanese, Indian and Mediterranean fine dining. The hotel also houses the first licensed bar of Mumbai and also a beautiful sea-front restaurant for hi-tea and live music. Palace Services in the Palace Wing of the hotel add to the experience, where the butler plays the all important role of guide and assistant. ... more   less 

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Address: Apollo Bunder | Colaba, Mumbai (Bombay) 400001, India
Region: India > Maharashtra > Mumbai (Bombay)
Price Range: $256 - $778 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Taj Mahal Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 550
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Also Known As:
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Mumbai (Bombay)
Hotel Taj Mahal Palace
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
The Taj Hotel
The Taj Mahal Hotel
Taj Hotels
Taj Palace Hotel
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#1 Family Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay)
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay)
#2 Business Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay)
#3 Luxury Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay)
#3 Spa Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay)
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“Main palace exceptional !!”
 of 5 bubbles lulu063, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend paying a little extra for a Club room”
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“Avoid the Tower Hotel. Ask for a room in the Classic Hotel with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles henrym358, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for the Heritage Wing and decide whether you want a sea view or a view of the pool.”
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“Palace wing has uniquely traditional rooms if you like that..”
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