When visiting the Pink City, stay at Trident, Jaipur, a hotel that offers a variety of opulent experiences amid the city’s historical sites and rich culture. By Ralan Kithan
Jaipur, once known as the capital for royals, is now famed for its picturesque lakes, medieval palaces and colourful bazaars. Located just four hours away from New Delhi by car, this city now serves as the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. At on one of these getaways, consider a stay at Trident, Japiur.
Sitting like a jewel on the way to the renowned Amber Fort, Trident, Jaipur is located on the way to the renowned Amber Fort. Other architectural wonders such as the Hawa Mahal, and City Palace are not too far either.
When at Trident, Jaipur, look out over the picturesque Aravalli Mountains and Mansagar Lake. Be it families, groups, solo travellers or business events, this lavish space is ideal for all kinds of explorers. The hotel features 134 guest rooms, which includes two suites and 132 Deluxe Rooms with options for a garden-view or lake-view. Additionally, there are exclusive non-smoking rooms and accommodations designated for the disabled available as well.
With its luxurious décor, best-in-class amenities, superb dining selections, and gracious and individualised service, expect nothing short of a memorable vacation here. The rose-coloured facade of Trident, Jaipur is a reflection of traditional Rajasthani architecture. Soak in the expansive views of the lake or the beautifully maintained gardens with the Aravalli range serving as a striking backdrop.
The restaurants and bar at the Trident, Jaipur are created with the international traveller in mind, all the while preserving city’s opulence. For those looking for aesthetics combined with fine dining, visit Jal Mahal, a restaurant named after the city’s eponymous water palace. The restaurant serves a buffet and a la carte Indian and International cuisine. When here, you can enjoy the view of the swimming pool while feasting on delicious food — from Rajasthani delights like Murgh Tikka Makhani and the famous Rajasthani Laal Maas to a wide range of continental and Asian cuisine. The restaurant also has a coffee shop which makes it perfect for an early breakfast.
For evening entertainment and a nightcap, the Mansagar Bar is perfect. Looking out to the Mansagar Lake, the bar serves aperitifs, single malt, and blended Scotch whiskies, as well as cocktails. If nothing catches your fancy, ask the bartenders to concoct something original just for you!
For romantic meal, The Verandah is the perfect restaurant. Serving an interesting fusion of Western and Indian grill fare, along with a choice of wines and specialty cocktails, this poolside restaurant crafts the ideal ambience.
Trident, Jaipur features an outdoor heated swimming pool backdropped by Aravalli hills, providing an ideal setting for guests to unwind and relax. They even have a special Kids Club for younger visitors, along with a child care available under the direction of a Kids Club Manager.
When here, watch a Rajasthani puppets dressed in traditional attires as they dance to the beat of classical drums. They even organise a bangle-making show where guests can watch lac bangles being made. Or enjoy a lovely dinner on the terrace that overlooks the Mansagar Lake while indulging in the chef’s creations. For guests who want to try something new, consider cooking with the in-house chef and learn professional cooking techniques and recipes.
The hotel also provides the ideal setting for business meetings, conferences and events, thanks to its superb facilities, which include two dedicated, well-appointed banqueting halls that can hold up to 80 guests each.
So if you’re exploring Jaipur, make sure to get a room at Trident, Jaipur!