The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts debuts in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, in India, with the opening of The Leela Palace Jaipur.

The new hotel, located amidst serene surroundings near Amber fort on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, has been branded following extensive refurbishment and enhancements in the product and service offerings.

It introduces The Leela Palace Programming and signature Palace Service, which is delivered with Indian hospitality to the Pink City.

The Leela Palace Jaipur is located a short distance from historical places of interest, buzzing bazaars brimming with textiles, art and handicrafts and the famous silver and gemstone markets.

It includes 74 Palace Rooms, 16 Palace Suites, 22 Grand Villas, 22 Grand Villas with Terrace, 23 Royal Villas with Countryard, 41 Royal Villas with Plunge Pool, 1 Royal Suite and 1 Maharaja Suite.

The new property, which is in easy driving distance from Delhi, comprises more than 50,000ft2 of indoor and outdoor event space along with a pillarless Grand Ballroom and verdant lawns.

It also includes Sukh Mahal-All day dining, Mohan Mahal-Indian Speciality restaurant, swimming pool, gym, and Spa, along with the meandering walkways.

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts chief operating officer Anuraag Bhatnagar said: “The Leela Palace Jaipur is an exciting addition to our brand portfolio and joins our coveted Palace properties, The Leela Place New Delhi and The Leela Place Udaipur, to complete the leisure circuit of one of the most sought-after tourist itineraries in the world.

“Jaipur is a destination that has long mesmerised the global traveller with its incredible energy offering a vibrant mix of heritage, history, culture and tradition. The Leela Palace Jaipur is an authentic and immersive expression of all this and more.”