The Taj Mahal Hotel, Bombay (also know as Mumbai) was born out of Jamsetji N. Tata’s dream, who believed that this commercial capital of India, required a grand hotel, one that would enhance its reputation amongst the great cities of the world. Jamsetji N. Tata was the vision ary founder of India’s premier business house - the Tata Group.
Since it opened in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai has created its own unique history. From Maharajas and Princes to various Kings, Presidents, CEOs and entertainers, the Taj has played the perfect host, supportive of their every need.
The hotel is an architectural marvel and brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles. Offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India.
This architectonic pearl is a gracious landmark of the city of Mumbai, showcasing contemporary Indian influences along with beautiful vaulted alabaster ceilings, onyx columns, graceful archways, handwoven silk carpets, crystal chandeliers, a magnificent art collection, an eclectic collection of furniture, and a dramatic cantilever stairway.
Over the past century, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai has amassed a diverse collection of paintings and works of art and is a veritable showcase of artifacts and art of the era, from Belgian chandeliers to Goan Christian artifacts.
The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower has 565 rooms in- cluding 46 suites such as the Palace Rooms, Luxury Grande Rooms, Taj Club Rooms, Executive Suites, Luxury Suites, Grand Luxury Suites and Presidential Suites, where luxury and details have no limits.
Also available are 12 rooms with a capacity ranging from 25 to 500 people auditorium style or 18 to 2000 people for cocktails / receptions. The hotel can also provide state of the art conference facilities for conferences and seminars.
It also offers 5 restaurants and 3 bars, among many other commodities of superb quality. The most outstanding are: The Golden Dragon, The first authentic Sichuan restaurant in India and a favorite to either locals or visitors. The sumptuous dishes are designed to please any gastronomic palate. This restaurant offers private dining rooms.
Harbour Bar: This historical bar is India’s first licensed bar. It has played host to legendary business leaders, celebrities and society’s finest. It offers a great variety of rare Whiskeys, Cognacs and Cuban cigars as well as an extensive selection of sparkling wines and champagne.
Souk: This award-winning restaurant introduces fresh flavors of dishes from Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Greece and Morocco. In addition to its private dining options like the Casablanca on weekdays, Souk offers the option of a relaxing yet exquisite meal.
Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Mumbai
Mumbai 400 001, India
T: (91-22) 6665 3366
F: (91-22) 66650323 / 24
Text: Roberto Salido ± Photo: Cortesía Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Mumbai