The grand lalit palace is a restoration of the palace built by Maharaja Pratap Singh in the year 1910. It was Earlier known as Gulab Bhavan, The LaLiT Grand Palace Srinagar.
The Palace still has the Chinar tree where Gandhiji once had a conversation with the Maharaja Hari Singh. It was his interest in architecture that Maharaja Hari Singh designed the Palace himself and decorated it with best of furniture, upholstery, fittings, paintings from local artisans, ethnic carpets and handicrafts etc. Amongst other esteemed guests at the Palace were Lord Mountbatten who visited the Palace in the year 1947 and stayed in the Viceroy and Vicereine Suites, now called the Presidential Suites.
In 1998, Bharat Hotels took over the Palace and after carefully restoration, that palace that had once succumbed to the ravages of time, returned to life. With the restoration, also came some very innovative and practical new introductions, which were all created in the same architectural style as the existing Palace. A new Lobby was also built, connecting Palace suites with the Rooms. A Health Club with a heated indoor swimming pool and cottage villas were also a part of the new builds.
The hotel provides for a variety of accommodation options
The LaLiT Grand Palace Srinagar offers 112 options of accommodation at Srinagar, spread over 2 residential floors with the flexibility of choosing from king size bed/ twin bed, smoking/ non-smoking as well as a room, suite or a Palace cottage.
Continuing with its tradition of providing limitless hospitality, this Srinagar hotel provides yet another option in private luxury accommodation with its one and two bedroom cottages.
The LaLiT Grand Palace Srinagar offers its guests a variety of services and facilities in hotel.