Jodhpur Heritage Hotels
Bhawan, home to the erstwhile Jagirdars of Sodawas, Bhati Rajputs of the
Lunar dynasty. This delightful red sandstone bungalow of the 40's has been
sensitively redone to meet the requirement of the discerning traveller. Lush
green gardens combine a homely spirit with hotel efficiency to make a stay
at Karni Bhawan very good value indeed.
Best Western Ranbanka :
In the city of Jodhpur, the gateway to the Thar desert, the magic still
lingers and the heritage and splendour of the Ranbanka Hotel beckons you.
The magnificent sandstone building, built for Maharajadhiraj of Jodhpur, Sir
Ajit Singh ji, the younger brother of Maharaja Umaid Singh, tastefully
blends the lavish interiors and modern comforts. Present day facilities are
harmonized so as not to disturb the antiquity of the royal abode.
Ajit Bhawan Palace :
Amid the vast and serene desert milieu Ajit Bhawan, the first heritage
Hotel of India, stands as an oasis of hospitality, pageantry and Rajput
charm. Built exclusively, for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singh ji the younger
brother of Maharaja Umaid Singh ji of the erstwhile Jodhpur state.
Balsamand Lake Palace :
Five kilometres north to the city of Jodhpur lies the Balsamand lake. This
outstanding location is the site for the Bal Samand Palace, a fine specimen
of Rajput architecture in red sandstone surrounded by wide expanses of lush
green gardens. Built on the banks of Bal Samand Lake, a 13th century
artificial lake, the palace has been an exquisite setting for royal leisure
Jaisalmer Heritage Hotels
Niwas Palace :
Niwas Palace, the only heritage hotel in Jaisalmer. It stands tall as the "Flagship"
of the hospitality industry in Rajasthan. This 19th century palace was
restored and converted into a heritage hotel in 1982. The golden sandstone
structures and intricate carvings of this palace are a tribute to the skills
of the master craftsmen of the bygone era. Offering 43 well appointed
spacious rooms, the hotel is most perfect for you. The Cuisine available
here are Indian, Rajasthani, Continental, Chinese. The facilities include -
Restaurant, Bar, Conference Hall, Swimming Pool, Gym, Sauna, Camel Safari,
Jeep Safari, Rajasthani Music
Jawahar Niwas Palace :
Jawahar Niwas Palace in Jaisalmer lets you experience a gracious
traditional hospitality. The heritage hotel offers you a nice relief from
the chaos, tension and pollution of the urban atmosphere. The hotel offers
Indian, Chinese, Continental cuisines. The facilities comprises of a
Restaurant, Bar, Horse Riding, Camel Ride. There are about 22 Rooms with all
Mandir Palace :
Mandir Palace in Jaisalmer is one of the most outstanding Palaces and
Havelis. Mandir Palace is two centuries old, built during reign of Late
Maharawal Jawahir Singhji. The most unique feature of the hotel is the Tower
known as "Badal Vilas" which is more than 50 metres high making up
an important landmark of the Jaisalmer city. This Heritage Hotel is a unique
combination of medieval charm associated with modern amenities. The
restaurant of the hotel serves Indian, Continental, Chinese, Rajasthani
cuisines, as per the taste of the customers. There is also one well stocked
Bar for the visitors. Other facilities include - Laundry, Parlour, Travel
Counter, Gift Shop, Money Changer, Safe Deposit Vaults, Excursion and Safari
Counter, Rajasthani (Folk) Music & Dance, Doctor on Call, Money Changer.
There are about 11 well appointed rooms for the convenience of the visitors.
Jaisal Castle :
Jaisal Castle, a heritage hotel is one of the largest and most elaborate
havelis in Jaisalmer. Located in a narrow alley, the hotel is five storeys
high with one of its rooms is adorned with exquisite murals.
Udaipur Heritage Hotels
Fort Palace :
away in the age-old Aravali hills of Rajasthan, the 18th century Devi Garh
Fort Palace, in the village of Delwara commands one of the three main passes
into the valley of Udaipur. Sajja Singh, who hailed from the neighbouring
state of Gujarat, was awarded this strategically significant principality,
in recognition of his bravery and loyalty to Maharana Pratap against the
Mughal emperor Akbar, at the battle of Haldighati (1576). The actual
construction of the fort palace started only in the 1760s, under Raghudev
Singh II, with further additions being made to the structure by the rulers
who followed. The palace was absorbed into the state of Rajasthan in the
1960s, and was subsequently abandoned.
Hotel Shikarbadi :
Originally a hunting lodge frequented by the royalty of Mewar, this Royal
Retreat, is set amidst the serene, wooded Aravalis. Though only 15 minutes
from the City Palace, this getaway is so peaceful that leaving the clamor of
city life behind becomes easiest thing to do. For wildlife and adventure
buffs, there is a licensed Deer Park and also a provision for horseback
excursions into the sanctuary and the Aravali hills where one can spot deer,
antelope, wild boar, monkey and the nilgai. The hotel also has a private
airstrip, a cricket ground where matches are organised regularly.
Shiv Niwas Palace :
A crescent adorning the southern end of the Palace complex, the Shiv Niwas
Palace Hotel Udaipur was originally Maharana Fateh Singhji's residence. The
rooms around this awe-inspiring courtyard were used as a place for
entertaining personal guests. Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel Udaipur was the vision
of the His Late Highness Maharana Bhagwat Singhji Mewar, which led to its
conversion into a luxury hotel. Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel Udaipur is now
categorised as a Grand Heritage Palace as it has been restored to its
original pristine glory.
Mount Abu Heritage Hotels
House is a charming English country cottage set in shady gardens within
walking distance of thetown of the Mount Abu and the famous Nakki Lake.
Bikaner House :
Bikaner House was the summer residence of the royal family of Bikaner.
Constructed in 1893 during the minority of Maharaja Ganga Singhji, the
mansion was designed by the legendary architect Sir Swinton Jacob, under the
supervision of the Council of Regency.In 1962 Maharaja Karni Singhji decided
to convert the royal residence into a hotel. The Place hotel, today a
classified ‘Heritage Hotel’ still stands glorious as before –
a legacy from the Maharajas of Bikaner. There are 38 rooms, each distinctive
of their old world charm. The hotel has 13 suits, 24 Double Rooms and 1