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Location of the Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior
Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior, an elegant heritage hotel, is ensconced by nine acres of picturesque gardens landscaped with flowering trees, arched bridges and shimmering fountains. The hotel is located opposite Jai Vilas Palace, the ancestral home of the royal Scindia family. It is 18 kms from the airport, a comfortable 45 minutes; and is 3 kms from the railway station, a 15 minutes drive. Bada, the market place is 1 km away
38 rooms including 8 suites. Aesthetically refurbished interiors, exquisite artefacts, furniture and lighting, complemented with contemporary comforts and facilities, enhance the hotel's regal aura. Every moment spent here is evocative of royalty.
2 Royal Suites
6 Executive Suites
15 Deluxe Rooms
15 Superior Rooms
The Royal Suites, richly designed in tones of tangerine, evoke the aura of Gwalior's royal heritage. The suites have a separate sitting room, an inbuilt bar display, a low built-in bed, high fall Chanderi curtains, and beautiful artefacts that create an aura of a palace. The bathroom has a shower cubicle with a rain shower. Each suite also has a private terrace for a romantic candle light dinner and offers views of beautiful landscaped gardens, the Jai Vilas Palace Museum and the city. The majestic Gwalior fort may be viewed from the front of the suites. A 110 year old Marryot & Scott elevator leads the way to the suites which enhances the old-world experience.
The Executive Suites, though a bit smaller than the Royal Suites, enjoy the same facilities and ambience.
The Deluxe Rooms, embellished with artefacts that create a regal aura, have a spacious room with a view of the gardens or pool. The rooms have beautifully designed bathrooms with a bath tub crafted of mosaic tiles.