Top 15 Heritage Hotels In Rajasthan
Rajasthan known for its grand ambience, rich history and admirable hospitality is spotted with several glorious / impressive architectural buildings, including forts, palaces, havelis and temples, of which, today, many have been converted into government structures and heritage hotels.
So if you want to live like a Maharaja or enjoy an extravagant luxuries that’s fit for a king, than don’t forget to stay in one of the magnificent heritage hotels, here Travelogy India presents a list of Top Heritage Hotels of Rajasthan that define luxury / the royal heritage of Rajasthan in its true sense!!!!!
Best Heritage Hotels in Rajasthan:
1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Set in the middle of 26 acres of garden, “Umaid Bhawan Palace” is one of the famous hotels among Hollywood and Bollywood and most chosen venue for royal weddings in Jodhpur. Designed by well-known architect, “Henry Lanchester”, this hotel is a superb combination of eastern and western architecture style and serves all preferred services. So staying in Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel is more like a journey over era that redefined royalty and luxury with rich history.
Sparkle Factor: 64 classy rooms categorized as (Historical Suites, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites, Maharaja Suite and Maharani Suite (4850 sq. ft.)), milk bath in Italian marble tub (designed by Stefan Norblin), sinking in sofas (designed by Emile Jacques Ruhlmann), toiletries (Molton Brown) art deco, vintage car drive, open-air grilled feast, museum and the newly-set Taj Spa.
Nearby Attractions: Lalji Handicrafts (1.0 kms), Yoga Guru Karan Singh (1.4 kms), Bishnoi Village (1.6 kms), Mehrangarh Fort (3.4 kms), Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park (4.0 kms), Jain Mahavira Temple (1.8 kms), Jaswant Thada (3.3 kms).
Distance From Airport: 3 Km
Distance From Station: 5 Km
Find Out: How To Reach Jodhpur
Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Rajasthan Tour from Delhi
Recommended Luxury Train Tour: Choose “Maharajas Express Train“ & Feel like Maharaja Onboard.
2. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Nestled in the midst of Lake Pichola, across an area of 4 acres,this lavish “Taj Lake Palace” hotel is awarded with many titles, the best heritage / the best romantic hotel of Asia or reminiscent of the most beautiful tourist spot of the world, “Taj Mahal”.
Adding more, “Taj Lake Palace” is not only the choice of number of royal dignitaries, celebrities and corporate high profilers but it is also displayed in a super hit Hollywood movie “James Bond”, offering the most eye-popping lofty views of the Aravalli Mountains and palaces, its picturesque gardens, dashing fountains and winding lawns show the best of artworks and craftsmanship of artists from all over Rajasthan to its guests. So get ready to experience luxury, royalty and all modern comforts and services at its best at Taj Lake Palace! in Udaipur.
Sparkle Factor: 66 elegantly designed rooms, Mewar mahal, lily pond, Mewar terrace for conference, meetings and product launches, Jiva spa boat, vintage car drive, cruises, jeep safaris, mountain biking, trekking and wildlife trekking expeditions at royal hunting lodge or Kumbalgarh Fort, cultural show and heritage walk.
Nearby Attractions: City Palace (0.4 kms), Dharohar (0.5 kms), Bagore ki Haveli (0.5 kms), Fateh Prakash Palace (0.6 kms), Jag Mandir (0.8 kms), Bada Mahal (0.4 kms), Lake Fatehsagar (2.0 kms).
Distance From Airport: 23 Km
Distance From Station: 3 Km
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Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Udaipur Tour
Recommended Luxury Train Tour: 7 Nights / 8 Days Mumbai to Delhi Route Maharajas Express Train
3. Samode Palace, Samode (40 kms from Jaipur)
Around 475-year-old, featured in many documentaries and sitcoms “Samode Palace” hotel is a good example of royal Indo-Saracenic architecture.
Exclusive and discreet, Samode Palace not only disconnect its guests from the hurly and burly of city life but its elegant décor (well-kept fine old wall paintings and antiques), pleasant hospitality, unmatched services, appetizing meal courses, relaxing spas, soulful music events to everything weaves magic on guests / becomes a never to be forgotten memory.
Sparkle Factor: 43 elegantly designed rooms categorized as (Deluxe Rooms, Deluxe Suites and Royal Suites), exotic mix of European and Asian cuisine, Ayurveda spa centre and yoga classes.
Distance From Airport: 56 Km
Distance From Station: 40 Km
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Suggested Tour: 16 Days – Rajasthan with Mumbai From Delhi
4. Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
Awarded as the best hotel in the world in 2009 by “Conde Nast Traveller”, this “Taj Rambagh Palace” is not just a landmark of grandeur and royal glory but its up-class décor and style including Marble walls, Flooring, Trimmed gardens, Marble fountains and Central lawns lined with arches and more all modern-day comforts and amenities make this property an experimental stay option. So if you can afford it, there’s no second assuming property in Jaipur.
Sparkle Factor: 79 classy rooms categorized as (Luxury & Palace Rooms, Historical Suites, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites and Grand Presidential Suites), mini golf course, fitness centre, Jiva grand Spa, several cuisines at three different restaurants namely (Suvarna Mahal (Indian), The Rajput Room (multi-cuisine) and The Verandah) and polo Bar and Steam.
Distance From Airport: 11 Km
Distance From Station: 6.2 Km
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Suggested Tour: 6 Days – Golden Triangle Tour India
5. Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
Reclining over 18 acres of beautiful picturesque Mughal gardens, this incomparable “Jai Mahal Palace” hotel is a gem of Indo Saracenic style of architecture. Along with excellent architecture and old world charm, its spotlight-capturing luxury with enticing comforts / services transfer guests to a world of Rajasthan richness
Sparkle Factor: 100 elegantly designed rooms categorized as (Deluxe Room, Luxury Room, Luxury Room with Sit Out, Deluxe Suite and Deluxe Premium Suite), Moghul Gardens,premium dining facilities namely (Cinnamon (Indian), Giardino (European chic flavour), Marble Arch (multi-cuisine food along with local delicacies and the Pool Lounge are the in-house restaurants and bars), Marigold bar, fully equipped gym, spa treatments, Camel buggy Ride, Folk dance, puppet show, Chessboard Game, Elephant Polo game or a Maharaja Royal Welcome.
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Distance From Airport: 12.9 Km
Distance From Station: 1 Km
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Suggested Tour: 5 Days – Golden Triangle Holiday Package
6. Lalit Laxmi Niwas Palace, Udaipur
Nestled in the midst of beautiful Aravali ranges with captivating view of Fateh Sagar Lake, this “Lalit Laxmi Niwas Palace” hotel is not just a hotel in the mountain but its modern luxuries with majestic architecture and décor that reflect the Rajasthani culture, charm and grandeur of the bygone era offer a complete experience in itself. So get ready to enjoy and capture memories at this premium property sits on a hilltop.
Sparkle Factor: 55 well-appointed spacious rooms categorized as (Deluxe Rooms, Palace Suites, Princess Suites, Maharana Suite and Maharani Suite), dining venues (Aangan (grilled, barbequed and Hunter Menu specialties), Padmini (Continental and Rajasthani assortments)), camel & horse rides, puppet shows and royal salute performed every evening by a bagpiper band.
Nearby Attractions: City Palace and Museum (2.5 kms), Jag Mandir (4.1 kms), Jagdish Temple (2.2 kms), Lake Pichola (4.4 kms), Gulab Bagh and Zoo (600 m), Saheliyon Ki Bari (2.2 kms) and Fateh Sagar Lake (2.0 kms).
Distance From Airport: 40 min
Distance From Station: 5 Km
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7. Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur
Certified as the Best Heritage Hotel of India in 2001-2002, this hotel has an outstanding hospitality of the Marwar community mixed with the right beauty of luxury and services. Located along the shores of Lake Pichola, this palace is surrounded by beauty. Priceless paintings, unique crystal collection and other treasures inside the hotel make it an amazing tourism destination too.
Sparkle Factor: The hotel has 21 Dovecote rooms and 44 Dovecote Premier Suites. The suites are decorated with ancient upholstery, miniature painting, private sitting areas and others. All the rooms have air conditioning, direct-dial telephone with international facilities, mini-bar, satellite TV, 24/7 room service and so on. The hotel has a multi-cuisine restaurant and a bar. Surya Darshan Bar is famous for experiencing authentic English Afternoon tea as you watch the sunset. Other special features are billiards room, boat rides on lake, ayurvedic massages, library, dry cleaning and laundry, classical music performance in the evening, tour guides, internet, squash court, doctor-on call and many others.
Nearby Attractions: City Palace (2 km), Jagdish Temple (0.3 km), Monsoon Palace (10 km), Jagmandir (0.8 km), GangaurGhat (900 m), Bara Palace (3 km), Hathipole Market (1.7 km), Sahelionkibari (3.7 km), Karni Mata Templ (1.7 km), Bagoreki Haveli (1.4 km)
Distance From Airport: 24 Km
Distance From Station:3 Km
Read more : Top 10 Places to Visit in Udaipur
Suggested Tour : 9 Days – Taj Mahal Tour With Udaipur
8. Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
This 87-rooms heritage hotel is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. This is a romantic hotel and is famous among honeymooners. This is one of the newly constructed heritage hotels. Every inch of this hotel is constructed to kindle romance, starting from rambling courtyards, green gardens, artificial ornate fountains, traditional Mewar architecture, wall frescoes and much more.
Sparkle Factor: The hotel holds premier rooms, premier pool view room, premier room with semi private pool, luxury suite and the exclusive accommodation is the Kohinoor suite. There are three restaurants and a bar in this hotel. Top facilities of the hotel are conference room, electronic safe, wireless internet, mini-bar, library, business center, doctor-on-call, DVD player, concierge facilities, currency exchange, LCD TV and so on.
Nearby Attractions: Lake Pichola (4.6 km), FatehSagar Lake (3.8 km), JagdishMandir (2.8 km), Hatipole Market (3.2 km) , City Palace (2.7 km), Vintage and Classic car museum (4.2 km),Ranakpur (91 km)
Distance From Airport: 27 km
Distance From Station:8 km
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Suggested Tour : 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Udaipur Tour
9. Balsamand Lake Palace, Jodhpur
Snuggling closer to the Balsamand Lake, this heritage palace is built in red sandstone, like a typical Rajput structure. The interior décor is also traditional Rajput style, beautified with orchards of lime trees and pomegranate trees. The unique beauty of the land is in the landscape with artificial waterways, gardens and other outdoor facilities. This palace was used in the past by the kings of Rajput as a summer residence.
Sparkle Factor: The palace has 26 garden rooms, one Maharani suite and 9 regal suites. There are five restaurants, safety lockers, conference rooms, money exchange facilities, astrologer-on-call, gymnasium, satellite channel, swimming pool, travel assistance and much more.
Nearby Attractions: Mehrangarh Fort (17 km), Machia Biological Park (10.4 km), Mandore Garden(3.6 km), Dargah Hasan Ali Baba (7.4 km), Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park (6.5 km), Umaid Bhawan Palace (10,5 km)
Distance From Airport : 11 km
Distance From Station : 8 km
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Suggested Tour : 11 Days – Off Beat Rajasthan Tour
10. Neemrana Fort Palace, Alwar
This is one of the most famous heritage hotels of this region. Once highlighted as a prominent palace of the Rajputs, today, this structure is tagged as a pampering luxury heritage hotel. Located on a plateau, overlooking the mountain ranges Aravalli. This 15th century palace is one of the oldest heritage hotels of the region. It covers 25 acres of land with a ten-storey palace spreading over three acres and the rest are landscaped beauty and facilities.
Sparkle Factor: There are 50 rooms in this palace, comprising of 17 standard rooms, 19 garden rooms, 7 normal suites and 7 luxury suites. The rooms have special private balcony and/or terrace. The rooms have traditional décor with Indian upholstery. Top facilities inside the fort are swimming hotel, restaurants, bars, indoor games, health club, tour facilities, vintage car ride, spa and others.
Nearby Attractions: Alwar Fort (BalaQuila) (78.4 km), Sariska National Park (112 km), Bawdi stepwell (1.1 km), Ganga Mata temple (0.3 km), Bhangarh Fort (159 km)
Distance From Airport:109 km
Distance From Station:120 km
Read More : Where to Stay in Alwar
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Suggested Tour : 16 Days – Rajasthan with Mumbai From Delhi
11. Fort Rajwada, Jaisalmer
This is the right accommodation for a luxurious Rajputana styled hospitality. This hotel gives a memorable feel of the city. The entire fort reflects traditional décor. Covering six acres, this fort provides the finest facilities of the state. The fort is surrounded by fantastic landscape and artwork. Controlled by the Rathore Family, this resort is today, the ode for every luxury traveler.
Sparkle Factor: The fort holds different styles of accommodations like Deluxe Rooms, Super-Deluxe Rooms, Executive Suite, Deluxe Executive Suite, Royale Suite and the Sheesh Mahal. Top facilities inside the fort are conference halls, Ayurvedic massage spa, swimming pool, billiards room, dry-cleaning and laundry, safety lockers, beauty parlors, doctor-on-call, currency exchange, romantic candle-lit dinner, guided city tours and others.
Nearby Attractions: Jaisalmer Fort (4.2 km), Sam sand dunes ( 40.8 km), Gorbandh Palace (6.5 km), The Thar Heritage Musem ( 5.8 km), Gadisar Lake (3.5 km), Patwa Haveli (5.2 km), BadaBagh (9.3km), Kuldhara (24.2 km), Akal Wood Fossil Park (15.4 km)
Distance From Airport:280 km
Distance From Station:1 km
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Suggested Tour : 14 Days – Rajasthan Agra and Varanasi Tour
12. Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur
With just 36 rooms, this is one of the high-demand heritage hotels of Rajasthan. In simple words, you can enjoy world-class luxurious pampering in this heritage hotel. This palace is built in a crescent shape during the early 20th century. In the past, the palace was used as a guesthouse for dignitaries and visiting guests of the Mewar Royals. This royal guesthouse was later incorporated with many luxurious facilities and re-opened as a heritage hotel with a nostalgic look.
Sparkle Factor: The palace has 19 Palace Rooms, 8 Terrace Suites, 6 Royal Suites and 3 Imperial Suites. The rooms have private balcony, ancient upholstery, traditional décor and much more. The palace has many restaurants and bars with multi-cuisine menu and an authentic bar with wide-range of liquor. The Palki Khana café provides Mewar Light and Sound Show, every evening. Apart from these, there are numerous facilities like internet, doctor-on-call, swimming pool, billiards room, spa, money exchange and so on.
Nearby Attractions: City Palace (500m), Tibetan Market (350 m), Lake Pichola boat ride point (1.4 km), Vintage car museum (1.2 km), Tribal Museum (4 km), Bara Palace (3.5 km), Sajjangarh wildlife sanctuary (9.9 km), Sahelionki Bari (4.9 km)
Distance From Airport: 25 km
Distance From Station :3 km
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Suggested Tour : 18 Days – Rajasthan Tour
13. RAAS Devigarh, Delwara
RAAS Devigarh is an 18th century palace built on a strategic location on the Aravalli Hill Ranges. The fort overlooks the traditional village of Delwara, giving a grand look from your suites. This ancient ornate palace is equipped with all modern amenities and luxury services to create a myriad of comfort. The palace is an all-suite accommodation.
Sparkle Factor: The fort has Garden Suite, Palace Suite, Aravalli Suite and Devigarh Suite. There are nine restaurants and a bar for ultimate gastronomic delight throughout your stay. Top facilities include spa, satellite TV, yoga and meditation, palmist, sauna, beauty salon, astrologer, Jacuzzi, pool table and so on.
Nearby Attractions: Maharana Pratap Museum (25.7 km), Eklingji temple (6.2 km), City Palace (28.4 km), UdaiSagar Lake (34.5 km), Jagdish Temple (28 km), Marvel water park (34 km), GulabBagh (30 km), Rajsamand Lake (40 km)
Distance From Airport: 27 km
Distance From Station: 110 km
Suggested Tour : 15 Days – The Royal Retreat Rajasthan
14. Deogarh Mahal, Rajsamand
This heritage hotel was once the luxurious mahal of Rajasthan. Today, the old-world charm of this palace is fused with contemporary luxury facilities and services to grand an ultra-luxurious stay. Built in 17thcentury as a royal family residence, this mahal has exceptional architectural wonders. Top elements to spot are gigantic entrances, gun enclosures, domes and much more. The hotel is standing atop of a small hill in the marvelous Aravalli Ranges, thus you can get a pictorial panoramic view from the hotel during a clear day.
Sparkle Factor: The mahal has 50 rooms, which are divided into several luxury levels. All the rooms have elegant nostalgic décor with Rajputana styled furniture. There is a multi-cuisine restaurant, which uses homegrown vegetables and home-procured milk. Exotic delights are a general items in the menu, here. Other facilities to enjoy are baby-sitter, conference facilities, swimming pool, doctor-on-call, Jacuzzi, wireless internet, LCD projector (theatre), travel guide counter and many others.
Nearby Attractions: Jhalra Fort (48 km), Rajsamand Lake (70 km), CharbhujaMandir (76 km), Kumbhalgarh Fort (83 km), Kankroli (67 km), HaldiGhati Pass (100 km)
Distance From Airport: 140 km
Distance From Station: 1 km
15. RohetGarh, Jodhpur
This is a classified Jodhpur heritage hotel, famous for the luxury hospitality and manicured tropical gardens. This nostalgic property holds many modern day luxury facilities, which gives ultimate comfort to the travelers. Built in 17th century as a family residence of Rohet rulers, this palace stays amidst rural environment, giving a grand look to the structure. This heritage hotel has rich military history and it is one of the plush heritage hotels for those who love to relax and enjoy in their own pace.
Sparkle Factor: The hotel has 30 traditional décor rooms and 6 exclusive suites. Each room has a unique style of decoration. Frescoes is a common element here. It holds a multi-cuisine restaurant with culinary workshop programs. Other facilities are internet, gymnasium, dry cleaning, library with books more than 100 years old, money exchange facilities, safety lockers, beauty parlors and others.
Nearby Attractions: Mehrangarh Fort and museum (48 km), Mandore Garden (52 km), Bangar Museum (30 km), Rao Jodha desert rock park (48 km), UmaidBhawan Palace (44 km), JaswantThada (47 km), Kalyana Lake (45 km), Chamuda Mata temple (43 km), Clock tower (43 km)
Distance From Airport: 40 km
Distance From Station: 40 km
Suggested Tour : 9 Days – Rajasthan Tour from Jaipur
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