Here is an idea to feel royal and live royal for some days?! Ofcourse monarchy has long gone from India, now we can only see the palaces and forts built by those kings. These heritage hotels in Rajasthan are a best way to experience the royalty.
Many palaces built by the Rajput kings are turned into luxury hotels. We can find many such heritage hotels in Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and so on.
It is a must to stay in such exquisite places at least once in a life time. People can include this idea of stay, along with their journey to the tourist places in Rajasthan.
Get set for a luxurious tour around the heritage hotels in Rajasthan!
The elegant Samode Palace is located around 40km from Jaipur. This heritage building is 475 years old and it serves as a luxury hotel today.
Overlooking the Aravalli Ranges, Samode Palace is surrounded by greenery. It has a blend of Mughal and Indian style of architecture which is captivating.
Samode Haveli, Samode Palace and Samode Bagh (Garden) is maintained by its actual inheritors under the brand 'Samode'.
The hotel has exquisite and well furnished interiors which makes you feel nothing less than a royal. Samode Palace has a terrace garden, pool side bar, dining hall, a tastefully designed bed rooms and a spa.
Samode Palace is surely one of the best heritage hotels in Jaipur.
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Surrounded by the majestic Nahargarh Fort, this luxury hotel is situated in Khilchipur village, around 10km from Ranthambore National Park.
Nahargarh Hotel is one of the top heritage hotels in Rajasthan, where you can experience royalty and also make a wildlife travel.
It has 80 intricately designed rooms, conference halls (weddings and business meetings) and an good view of Aravalli hill ranges.
Ranthambore National Park which is open from October to June is one of the main tourist attractions near this hotel.
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Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel
Fateh Prakash Palace on the Eastern shores of Lake Pichola, is one of the best heritage hotels in Udaipur.
It was built by Maharana Fateh Singh and hence it named after him. Fateh Prakash Palace is known for its big Chadeliers, collection of crockery and paintings.
The view of Lake Pichola from the top of Fateh Prakash Palace is just amazing. The exotic interiors are well furnished and has a modern touch.
The hotel has all the facilities: Delux Rooms, Dining, Swimming Pool, Billiard Room, Convention Centre, Squash Courts, etc.
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The beautiful Bhanwar Nivas is located in Bikaner. Fashionable and traditional design of this luxury hotel is worth experiencing in Rajasthan.
The craftsmanship of Bikaner artisans depict a rich and artistic history. Built in the Indo-European style of architecture, Bhanwar Nivas is one of the grand hotels.
It has 25 guest rooms, among them 11 are deluxe rooms. The traditional look attracts the visitors and allows for a memorable experience.
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Umaid Bhawan Palace
Umaid Bhawan Palace is located in Jodhpur and a section of the palace serves as a heritage hotel.
Even today, it is the residence of the Jodhpur Royal family and the hotel is run by the Taj Group of Hotels.
Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the majestic palaces in Rajasthan. Another section of the palace houses a museum which contains the history of Jodhpur Royals.
It is one of the best places to stay if you want to feel larger than life. Murals, antiques and the luxurious suites show the grandeur.
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Lake Palace is a popular tourist place in Udaipur. Situated at the middle of Lake Pichola, Jag Niwas (Lake Palace), is one of the top heritage hotels in Rajasthan.
Jag Niwas is mystic beauty with 66 rooms and 17 suites. Infact, it is voted as one of the best romantic hotels in the world.
Today, it belongs to the Taj Group of Hotels and is definitely a must visit for royal feel.
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Rohet Garh Hotel
Rohet Garh is one of the exotic heritage hotels in Rajasthan. The traditional décor of this building has been given a modern touch.
Rohet Garh is a perfect place to spend a peaceful time; the sprawling garden, swimming pool and enchanting views around this site is worth a visit.
It is has beautiful verandas, balconies, pool view suite room and so on. Folk music and dance shows are also organised to entertain the visitors.
Tourists can go around the village, bird watching and go on picnics. Rohet Garh is overall a complete royal experience.
Photo Courtesy: rohetgarh.com
The Raj Palace
The Raj Palace is one among the top heritage hotels in Jaipur. It is situated near to the city of Jaipur, hence it is easy for the tourists.
It has modern as well as traditional design which appeals the visitors. A visit here will take you back to the bygone era and makes you feel royal.
The hotel is luxurious and worth an experience.
Photo Courtesy: www.rajpalace.com
The Rambagh Palace
The Rambagh Palace was turned into a hotel by Sawai Man Singh II. It is one of the grand heritage hotels in Jaipur.
Earlier, Rambagh Palace served as the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The hotels consists of 79 plush rooms and suites.
Rambagh Palace is one of the must visit palaces in Rajasthan.
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Burja Haveli is a 240 years old bungalow in Alwar. The haveli is surrounded by the charming vistas of Aravalli hill ranges.
Visitors can go on a camel safari, fishing, bird watching, watch puppet shows and tap to the Rajasthani folk music shows organised by the hotel.
It also has multi-cuisine restaurant, conference hall and sprawling garden. A stay at Burja Haveli is sure to be a memorable one.
Photo Courtesy: burja-haveli.com