The history of Mumbai and The Taj Mahal Palace are dramatically intertwined. The hotel is Mumbais first harbour landmark (built 21 years before the Gateway of India) and the site of the first licensed bar in the city. For more than a century, the Taj has played an intrinsic part in the life of the city, hosting Maharajas, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe. Today it is a Leading Hotel of the World, a veritable treasure-trove of invaluable memorabilia, which has a story to tell behind every pillar, a landmark deal in every boardroom, and a storied celebration under every awning. In the 1970s, the hotel expanded to open the doors of the adjacent Tower wing. In contrast to the Palace wing, the Tower wing is newer with a combination of European and Indian architecture. 560 Rooms and Suites feature en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, tea & coffee facility, minibar and safe. 6 Restaurants, 2 Lounges, Snack bar, Bar, Room service, Business centre, Meeting rooms, Fitness Centre Swimming pool, Spa, Concierge, Babysitting on request, Laundry, Foreign Exchange facility, Tour desk, Elevator, 24-hour Front desk, Wheelchair accessible.