The Raj Mahal Palace Hotel is conveniently placed in the very heart of town.
Previously a part of the residence of the Royal Family, this part of the
complex was turned into a hotel in 1982.
During the state time this entire complex was the Royal guest House where other
Royalties making a state visit to them would stay, as well as Politicians and
foreign Royal Guests were all made to stay by the Mandi Royal family.
The Royal Family Residence in the main place from which they shifted into this
complex in the 1970's. They still reside in the main part of this palace complex
which is private.
Part of it was the state guest house of Mandi state and the other part was used
by Bhawani Sen, then the ruler, the royal family residence, the Bijai Palace.
His highness, Joginder Sen the ruler then shifted to the Bhawani Palace and
he was the ambassador to Brazil. His tenure was very distinguished. After retirement,
he was partly in Delhi, Pune and Mandi. His holiness Mr. Dalai Lama was a good
friend. He had come over to the Palace and stayed with him. There were unnumbered
guests, one of them were Mrs. Gandhi and Lord Mount Baton and his wife. Mr Rorik
(the famous Russian painter) was also his good friend.
Raj Mahal Palace Hotel
Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, 175001