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“The Tiger, Udaipur”
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Hotel The Tiger
Ranked #67 of 157 Hotels in Udaipur
New Delhi
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“The Tiger, Udaipur”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Good value for money-Good linen-accomodating early check in and late check outs-Bang in the center of all sightseeing places-Polite and quick service-
Negatives are no room services for Lunch/ Dinner-Namesake Gym-No TV in rooms-poor maintenance-water choking in bathrooms-better restaurant services


  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Painfully, The Tiger is absolutely the worst experience for me of any stay in a hotel in India. The hotel's staff literally carries the white man's burden and rubs it in your face if they dont find you worthy of their expectations. Here are my observations :-

a. Snobbery in booking. The phone calls were answered with a non-chalant arrogance as if they were doing me a favour by answering my queries. The churlishness of the staff here will put the Taj Lake Palace to shame. I guess the booking staff basically treats any independent traveller as a rabid dog (the reason for this was unravelled at the time of my stay). No assurances were given whatsoever for booking availabilities and I was told bluntly to submit a 50% advance before any further communications were entertained.

b. My Volvo from Jodhpur was delayed and I had to make repeated calls to their staff to keep their kitchen open. When I got there eventually, all I got was a limited menu and cold food to choose from.

c.Bit my tongue and moved on to the room and got treated to the lack of any hot water whatsoever. Considering that I was staying in their best room, I did muster the courage to ask some of their staff to assist me if possible. Nothing coming despite three reminders. Wonder what happens to the guys with the cheaper rooms.

d.Had a bunch of drunk gujarati frat boys creating a nuisance on the roof top restaurant all night. Nobody seemed to mind, so thought wtf, must be a chilled out place.

e. But the next day when i wanted to spend my last few hours in Udaipur watching the sunset at the rooftop before my flight, the staff told me that I would not allowed up as they had booked the whole roof for a group. Asked for a place with just a chair, but even that seemed too much for them. I guess well paying retired octogenarians are a bigger priority for this hotels. (Also funny because unlike premium hotels that dont let non-residents eat at their restaurants, this one sells out residents if an outsider pays more). Finally, after a heated argument with the staff, got a place because some of the retirees didnt show up. The group booking is king at this place, independents be damned i guess.

f. The view to the lake palace is partially obstructed by the heating tank of a neighbouring hotel.

g. The german owner went around asking everyone at the sunset for feedback other than me. Wonder if they thought the indian guy had nothing to add.

This is the only terrible rating i have given in a long while and I wait to see what stories the management concocts. Come to think of it, the place is actually fine with a funky wanna-be new age decor, but every aspect of warmth and service that one expects from quality hotels in India is brought down to the level of warmth one would expect from a german owner. So yes, if you want to remain comfortably in your Anglo-saxon bubble during your trip to India, or if you are happy sticking to your Octopussy/ Darjeeling Limited/ Marigold/ (pick random clichéd glorified Hollywood movie set in India) experience, please go ahead for The Tiger. But if you ever thought as to what really happens in India beyond the backapackers district or wondered about the very lives of the people who serve you and this ancient culture, do India a favour and avoid this place.

Room Tip: The lake view room is not worth it. View is blocked by the tank of a hotel nearby.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

To feel welcomed in an unknown city is the only thing you remember for a long time.
Was travelling with 2 small kids, this hotel provided us with excellent room, comfort, food and hospitality.
It was within our budget, loved the food... non-spicy, non-greasy.
The best part was breakfast on the roof top over looking the Jaal Mahal.
Its situated at a place, where major tourist spots were at walking distance. So we had no worry of car park.
The first trip to Udaipur was memorable because of this hotel also... staff friendly too. The owner is very friendly person.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

When we looked at this hotel, it was a little too pricey for our budget but took a punt on it and it was worth every penny. We were a little sceptical when we arrived, the sign for the hotel is very understated and the hotel itself is set back from the main road so access is via an alley way. To me this sums up the hotel, it doesn't need a flashy sign and is comfortable in it's own skin. This place is a little gem.

It is very well locate next to the lake and also one of the most popular culutral shows. The room was spacious and clean with a well set out en suite. I loved the animal decore of the room! The fan and air conditioning was great, the bed comfy and the linen was spotless.

The roof top bar is one of the best in the city, guests from other hotels were on the roof top because of the quality of the view. The service of the bar was also quite relaxed so you felt at ease talking away without being hassled to buy drinks.

The staff were super friendly and really helpful. Gunter is a character that everyone should meet. The gentleman who managed the bar was also so very welcoming and helpful. He was a great help when my boyfriend fell over, out came the first aid kit, the iodine, the full works!

Although the hotel does not serve food, the staff offered to bring food from the bakery to our room. Nothing was too much for them.

It is this kind of care and attention that makes this hotel stand out in the busy city of Udaipur and I would highly recommend a stay at this hotel.

Room Tip: all rooms are good rooms
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Surat
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

Loved this Hotel. Small, personable and beautiful.......in a great spot and quiet. The rooms are lovely with different themes, spacious to say the least. Fantastic staff only too willing to help with any query. They also own the Edelweis Bakery out on the street which is great for coffees and lovely breakfast. The rooftop restaurant has stunning views over Udaipur and the Lake, Lake Palace and City Palace. There is not lift in the Hotel but walking up and down stairs has never been a problem for us. Thank you Tiger.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We stayed at the Tiger for 4 days and our stay was absolutely wonderful. Very clean and well maintained. The city palace, market etc are all close to the hotel and can be covered by foot.
A special mention to Pritam and Anirudh who were super helpful right from making special arrangements for dinner(after hours, on the day we arrived)to helping us out with our local itinerary and cab back to the airport. Will definitely stay at the tiger again, if and when we go back to udaipur!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Gurgaon
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

The hotel is located at the Gangaur ghat, which is an ideal location for a nice evening and a great start to the morning. Rooms are well laid, neat and clean with great breakfast at the German bakery. More than all, they have staff who serve with a smile. Great holiday

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel The Tiger
Address: 33 Gangaur Ghat | Near Bagore Ki Haveli, Udaipur 313001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Udaipur District > Udaipur
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Udaipur
#22 Spa Hotel in Udaipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel The Tiger 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Tiger Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Udaipur's main attractions - City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Gangaur Ghat and the lively Bazaars are only a stone's ... more   less 
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