The dome of Taj Mahahl Hotel, Colaba, Mumbai (Bombay) The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is a Five -star hotel located in the Colaba region of Mumbai, Maharashtra , India, next to the Gateway of India. Part of the Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces , this hotel is considered the flagship property of the group and contains 560 rooms and 44 suites. There are some 1,500 staff including 35 butlers. From a historical and Architectural point of view, the two buildings that make up the hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace and the Tower are two distinct buildings, built at different times and in different architectural designs. The hotel, which many claim offers the highest level of service in India, has hosted many notable guests, from presidents to captains of industry and stars of show business. Mumbai Bombay Colaba Tajmahalhotel Tajhotelsresortsandpalaces Gatewayofindia Hotels Hotelsinindia Fivestarhotels Mumbaimerijaan Mumbaikar Architecture India