Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Heritage Hotel in Bangalore

Are you one of those who love beautiful old hotels? Something that has a history and heritage? Bangalore has many landmarks, including hotels and museums, with rich heritage and history. One such heritage hotel is the Jayamahal Palace Hotel.

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About Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Part of H.G.H hotels, Jayamahal Palace Hotel, is currently owned by the Maharaja of Gondal. With a beautiful lawn and ground in the front, this 4-star property is one of the oldest buildings in Bangalore. Spread across 19 acres of land, this property blends old architecture with modern facilities.

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History of Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Around 1982, the property was initially known as Arni Hall and was owned by Jagirdar of Arni from Tamil Nadu. H.G.H. hotels own the hotel, and this heritage building has been converted into a 4 star hotel.

Entrance of Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Heritage Hotel in Bangalore

Rooms at Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Jayamahal Palace Hotel has three royal suites, four luxury suites, four deluxe suites and 25 standard rooms. They are decorated with the traditional interior style, and the furniture still gives a touch of heritage and old. These rooms have 24 hours power backup and each one of them come with the European style bathrooms.

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Booking and Cost at Jayamahal Palace Hotel

You can book the hotel online on Agoda or MakeMyTrip websites. The prices start from Rupees 4500 per night for a deluxe room.

Amenities at Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Each room has a flat-screen television, mini-bar, tea/coffee machine and a safety deposit box. And complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, including the rooms.

Jayamahal Palace Hotel has a swimming pool, fitness centre and meeting rooms that can be hired for the conferences. A vast lawn and ground are also in front of the property, which is a wedding venue.

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Restaurants at Jayamahal Palace Hotel

The property has an in-house vegetarian restaurant called Gallops. This restaurant offers multi-cuisines such as Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian, Asian and International cuisines.

Plenty of restaurants and cafes are around the property if you do not want to have the food at the in-house restaurant. There are many cafes and bars, such as Millers 46, Watson’s Pub and Zodiac Restaurant, just around 50 to 100 metres from the property. You can also visit the Cunningham Road with plenty of such food joints. Read Bangalore’s food guide.

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Things To Do Near Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Jayamahal Palace Hotel is close to many attractions in Bangalore, and there are plenty of things that you can see around the hotel. Some of the places that you can visit are:

  • Commercial Street – One of the best places to purchase local products from vendors is Commercial Street. Home to many brands, this place is very close to the hotel. Ensure to haggle with the vendors before buying the products for a good price.
  • Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road – With many cafes, pubs, and nightclubs, MG Road is one of the most popular places in Bangalore. It is a great place to hang out and experience Bangalore’s nightlife.
  • Bangalore Palace – Completed in 1878, Bangalore Palace is one of the must-visit places in Bangalore. It is open to visitors every day between 10 AM and 5:30 PM, and there is an entrance fee of 225 Rupees for Indians and 450 Rupees for foreign nationals.
  • Churches on MG Road – With British influence, Bangalore, especially around MG Road and Trinity Circle, has a few old and beautiful churches you can visit.

How to Get to Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

By Air

The closest airport is Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, which is around 25 kilometres from the hotel. All providers operate from the Bengaluru International airport and is well connected with other cities and towns across India and internationally.

  • You can hire cabs or use public transport to commute between the airport and the hotel.
  • The hotel staff can arrange a pick-up and drop facility for additional charges.

By Road

Located close to Cantonment Railway station, the hotel is just 2.5 kilometres from the city centre and takes less than 10 minutes by road. There are ample free parking spaces in the hotel.

By Public Transportation

The closest metro station to Jayamahal Palace Hotel is the Vidhana Soudha metro station. And the closest interchange bus stop is the Shivaji Nagar bus stop. You can hire an auto-rickshaw from both places to get dropped at the hotel. Read how to get around in Bangalore.

Jayamahal Palace Hotel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Where is Jayamahal Palace Hotel located?

Located next to Cantonment railway station, the Jayamahal Palace Hotel is just around 2.5 kilometres from the city centre.

Q: How do we get to Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

You can use public transportation or hire an auto rickshaw/taxi to get to the property. The closest metro station is the Vidhana Soudha metro station that is around 30 minutes by walk from the hotel.

Q: What are the different kinds of rooms/suites available at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

Jayamahal Palace Hotel has four kinds of rooms and suites:

  • Standard room.
  • Deluxe Suite.
  • Luxury Suite.
  • Royal Suite.

Q: What are the charges for the rooms at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

The price starts from Rupees 4500 per night for a deluxe room. Note that this price does not include the tax (GST).

Q: How do we book the rooms at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

You can book the rooms on their official website or the Agoda or MakeMyTrip websites.

Q: What are the check-in and check-out times?

The check-in time is at 2 PM and check-out time is 11 AM.

Q: Does the hotel have Wi-Fi?

Yes, they have a complimentary Wi-Fi.

Q: What are the amenities available at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

The property has a swimming pool, fitness centre and conference rooms.

Q: What are the things that you can do near Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

The hotel is near Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road, Cunningham Road, and Commercial Street. So there are many things that you can do around the hotel.

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Q: Are pets allowed at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

No, pets are not allowed.

Q: Are unmarried couples allowed at Jayamahal Palace Hotel?

No, unmarried couples are not allowed. At the time of check-in, the guests are required to show the marriage certificate or show proof of marriage.

Stairs of the Entrance - Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Heritage Hotel in Bangalore

Closing Notes

If you are looking for an affordable hotel in the middle of the city, then Jayamahal Palace Hotel is perfect. It has a history and is one of the oldest buildings in Bangalore. And most importantly, it is conveniently located close to the city centre.

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