Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior

Home to the royal family of Gwalior, the Usha Kiran Palace in now a heritage hotel. Set amidst 9 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, this palace has played host to the King of England. This regal palace, rich in history, is outfitted with artistic stone carvings and delicate filigree work, a central pond, criss-crossed bridges, fountain lit by coloured lights. The palace has sprawling lawns, ensconced by fruit and flowering trees. The architecture of the hotel echoes the best traditions of the Gwalior style making it a royal retreat.