If you wish to enjoy the same luxury and hospitality as the erstwhile Maharajas of Rajasthan, opt for a stay in heritage hotels in Rajasthan. With regal splendor, a magnificent structure, world-class facilities, sumptuous meals, and impeccable hospitality of the turban-wearing staff, your stay at Rajasthan heritage hotels will be unforgettable.
Here is a list of the top 10 heritage hotels in Rajasthan (in no particular order):
- Narain Niwas Palace Hotel, Jaipur
- Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel, Udaipur
- Jai Mahal Palace Hotel, Jaipur
- Gajner Palace Heritage Hotel, Bikaner
- Jagat Niwas Palace, Udaipur
- Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
- Samode Haveli, Jaipur
- Ranbanka Palace, Jodhpur
- Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur
- Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer
1. Narain Niwas Palace Hotel, Jaipur
Narain Niwas Palace is known for its elegant décor and impressive color palace, an amazing mix of contemporary facilities, and traditional sensibilities. Erected in 1928 by General Amar Singh, Thakur of Kanota, a close friend of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh, this hotel has 37 air-conditioned guest rooms.
Every room and suite, well-laden with all sorts of facilities, boasts art-Deco furniture and elegant décor. During your stay, you relish dishes straight from the kitchen of the royalty, with ‘Thikana’ delicacies being the specialty. Currently, this hotel is managed by the Kanota Family. Read More
Location: Hotel Narain Niwas Palace Kanota Bagh, Narayan Singh Rd, Jaipur
2. Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel, Udaipur
Voted as the best heritage hotel in the ‘Heritage Grand’ category in 2001-2002 by the Department of Tourism, Government of India, Fateh Prakash Palace is known for offering traditional Marwari hospitality coupled with flawless services and contemporary facilities.
Located on the shores of Lake Pichola, this palace has been named after Maharana Fateh Singh, an important ruler of the Mewar dynasty. Now a hotel has rooms divided into Dovecote Rooms 21 and Dovecote Premier Suites 14. You savor multi-cuisine dishes at the Gallery Restaurant and snack and buffet dinner at the Sunset View Terrace. It is also famed as one of India’s best hotels for destination weddings.
Location: Lake Pichola, The City Palace Complex, City Palace Rd, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
3. Jai Mahal Palace Hotel, Jaipur
One of the finest heritage properties in Rajasthan, Jai Mahal Palace, is spread over 18 acres of a lush garden. Erected in 1745 A.D, this palace hotel has 100 spacious and well-appointed rooms, including 6 suites. Placed on Jacob Road in Civil Lines, the hotel is known for its miniature paintings and Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
Enjoy a comfortable stay amidst modern facilities like 24X7 room service, mini-bar, dry cleaning facilities, tea/coffee maker, attached bathrooms, and more. At the hotel’s Cinnamon restaurant, savor Indian; at Giardino, relish Italian dishes and at Marble Arch, relish multi-cuisine food. The Pool Lounge, Marigold Bar, and Terrace, the open-air lounge, serve the finest wines. Read More
Location: Jacob Rd, Civil Lines, Jaipur
4. Gajner Palace Heritage Hotel, Bikaner
Spread over 6000 acres of land, Gajner Palace hotel is just 30 minutes away from Bikaner. The summer palace of Sir Ganga Singhji, one of the most popular Maharajas of Bikaner, was built at the beginning of the 20th century. It later was an accommodation option for the special guest of the British.
The hotel has 45 well-appointed guest rooms, each boasting elegant décor. This hotel is divided into four wings. The Mirage Restaurant serves sumptuous dishes of Indian, Continental, and Mughlai cuisine, while at the desert-theme Mrigtrishna Bar, you enjoy the finest wines. Read More
Location: Gajner, Rajasthan
5. Jagat Niwas Palace, Udaipur
One of the most famed heritage hotels in Rajasthan, Jagat Niwas Palace, was built in the 17th century. Known for offering impeccable hospitality services and contemporary facilities, this palace hotel is built in traditional Mewar architecture. Renovated by Kr. Devraj Singh in 1987, it was fitted with all kinds of facilities like a luxury hotel.
All the 29 guest rooms are well-maintained and have an incredible décor and antique furniture. Segregated into five categories, all the rooms are placed around the central courtyard. The guests can relish Indian, Continental, and Chinese cuisine at Lake Side’s on-site restaurant. Read More
Location: Address: 23, 25, Lal Ghat Road, behind Jagdish Temple, Old City, Udaipur
6. Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Placed amidst 26 acres of well-manicured garden, Umaid Bhawan Palace has been named after Maharaja Umaid Singh. Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace is made of golden-yellow sandstone and has an art-Deco style. The construction of this property took 15 years and got completed in 1943.
This palace hotel, a mix of eastern and western architectural sensibilities, has 64 elegantly decorated and well-furnished rooms. In addition, the property consists of- ‘Risala’- a multi-cuisine a la carte restaurant, ‘The Pillar- a coffee shop, and ‘the Trophy Bar’- a well-stocked bar. It is one of the most popular destination wedding hotels in India.
Location: Circuit House Rd, Cantt. Area, Jodhpur
7. Samode Haveli, Jaipur
One of the most sought-after heritage hotels in Rajasthan, Samode Haveli, is located in the heart of the city, close to several tourist attractions. This mansion was constructed around 150 years ago by Rawal Sheo Singhji, a member of Samode’s royal family and a Prime Minister in the Jaipur court.
This mansion was converted into a heritage hotel in 1988. The property has 29 well-furnished guest rooms and suites, including beautiful Maharaja and Maharani suites. Have a comfortable stay amidst contemporary amenities. Relish mouth-watering meals and international wines at the hotel’s restaurant and bar. Read More
Location: Jorawar Singh Gate, Gangapole Road Near, Gangapole, Jaipur
8. Ranbanka Palace, Jodhpur
An amazing blend of modern comforts and regal style, Ranbanka Palace offers a nice view of the Umaid Bhawan on one side and Mehrangarh Fort at the other. A beautiful sandstone, this palace was erected for Maharaja Ajit Singhji, the younger brother of Maharaja Umaid.
Known for offering a pleasant and luxurious stay to its guests, this palace hotel has a total of 58 tastefully decorated guest rooms divided into deluxe rooms and suites.
The hotel has 2 fine dining restaurants- Panchranga: a multi-cuisine restaurant and Roof Top Restaurant: serving sumptuous food. Well-stocked Trophy Bar serves the finest of drinks.
Location: Circuit House Rd, Ajit Colony, Jodhpur
9. Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur
Live a Maharajah’s life by staying at the Shiv Niwas Palace, a crescent-shaped structure built in the first half of the 20th century. The guests can indulge in ultimate luxuries and flawless hospitality services. Besides, it was commissioned by Maharana Fateh Singh and erected for special guests of the royal family of Mewar.
This hotel has well-appointed and tastefully decorated-Palace Rooms 19, Terrace Suites 8, Royal Suites 6, and Imperial Suites 3. Paantya, The Pool Deck, Panera, and Palki Khana, are all restaurant that serves lip-smacking food of Indian and famous world cuisine. Read More
Location: Lake Pichola, The City Palace Complex, Udaipur
10. Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer
Placed on the road leading to the world-popular Sam Sand Dunes, Gorbandh Palace is a beautiful yellow sandstone building with amazingly carved balconies. It is one of the best heritage hotels in Rajasthan with 83 well-appointed rooms- Deluxe Rooms 80 and Suites 3. All the rooms have facilities like attached bathrooms, AC/room heaters, daily newspapers, and more.
Enjoy all world-class services and amenities during your stay at this palace hotel. In addition, you can savor Indian and International delicacies at the hotel’s restaurants and bars- Rasoda, Madhushala, Bageecha, Sarovar, Tall Garden Restaurant, and Zhilmil.
Location: 1, Tourist Complex, Sam Road, Jaisalmer
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