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“A great 'green' place (with a colonial feel) for a get-together”
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Jayamahal Palace
Ranked #318 of 862 Speciality Lodging in Bengaluru
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were a group of friends meeting after a few decades; college mates meeting up. My friend who arranged the meet picked this place for its lush green ambience in the middle of the city, which provided great photo ops. We also looked in at a few of the unoccupied hotel rooms to get a feel of the place. Set in the midst of a lovely garden and a lawn, this was originally built as a city palace for a royal family. Now operating as a hotel, there is a great restaurant opening onto the lawns, which was given over to our party. The rooms retain their royal elegance and the rates seem reasonable and on par with four-star properties. Would definitely recommend to friends as it is also conveniently situated in the heart of the city. Loved the small castle towers that border the building!

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Malathy G
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Jayamahal Palace is hotel in a sprawling 19 acre property, bang in the heart of the city and right next to the Bangalore Cantonment Station. It is a 100+ year old palace converted into a heritage hotel with a restaurant. Among the positives are the location, abundant greenery and parking space, good restaurant and the price is quite affordable, apart from of course the experience of living in a former palace. On the flip side, the property is crying for proper maintenance both inside and outside the room. I stayed in a Standard room for the day and had issues with the bathroom - it wasn't cleaned properly, the flush made a loud weird noise and there was no option to fill the bath tub with water. There are too many support staff hanging around and noisy. There's a huge beautiful lawn but I saw stray dogs fighting over a rat on the lawn. The owners would do well to change the organization that's managing this property.

Room Tip: Try to book a room in the heritage wing and not the standard rooms next to the palace.
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stayed @ this Property for 3 days and found its a very good hotel to stay with my family..My only concern is about the bathroom which is very small and Television which had no flat screen.

The Property is very big. The building and the surroundings are really beautiful.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Thank azarbtech
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My son and me had stayed for almost 2 days and every minute of our stay was memorable .
The Staff, The room and The ambience was lovely and warm.
If you want to stay right in the busy city center and yet have your own serene space with nature abundant then you must experience Jayamahal Palace .

Stayed: November 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Jayamahal Palace Hotel is a good property and very well located, but could do with a little more maintenance and upkeep. The property seems to be coasting on weddings and events being held there. While the rooms are clean and comfortable, the bathroom and toilet fixtures need to be renovated quite urgently.

Overall, I would rate the place at 3.5 stars, particularly because it is value for money. The rooms are reasonably priced and the service is helpful (though not polished).

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Jayamahal Palace

Address: 1 Jayamahal Road behind the containment railway station | Behind the Containment Railway Station, Bengaluru 560046, India
Region: India > Karnataka > Bangalore District > Bengaluru
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #318 of 862 Speciality Lodging in Bengaluru
Price Range: $57 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jayamahal Palace 3.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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