Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel was a palace, built by the erstwhile
of Mysore to host his guest, the Viceroy of India. The building is a majestic white palace, two-storeyed with a projecting porch in the ground floor, spherical domes with lanterns and a central dome. It is situated at the foot of the Chamundi hills
, outside the royal city of Mysore
, which gives a panoramic view of the slopes and curving valley.
Accommodation features 54 rooms including 10 double suites, 2 duplex suites and 2 viceroy suites with attached baths containing bath-tubs and availability of running hot and cold water. Amenities include air conditioning, telephone, TV and private terrace sit-out. The hotel also houses a multi cuisine restaurant, tea lounge, banquet hall and bar. The other facilities include a health club, beauty parlor, information desk, luggage room, indoor games, baby sitting, library, helipad and money exchange.
Some of the services offered are car hire/travel-service, doctor on call, safe deposit locker, private parking, postal service, bank, photo copier, fax, laundry and dry cleaning, shopping arcade and room service. The sporting facilities of the hotel include an open-air swimming pool, billiards, tennis court, chess and jogging trace. It also has provision for organizing meeting, events and exhibitions. Every festival is celebrated at Lalitha Mahal with full enthusiasm. The Mysore Airport is situated 15 km away and the railway station is 8 km away from the hotel.