Narayan Niwas Palace A
palatial residence built in the 19th century. Large rooms with
furniture dating back to he east India company days it is very popular
with tourists and has been a hotel for several years.
Samod Haveli A huge haveli
with some exotic murals and period furniture. It is located in the
Mandawa House Converted into
a hotel recently, this is a fairly new haveli located just outside the
Ramgarh Lodge Managed by one
of the leading hoteliers of India,the lodge is located 30 km from Jaipur
and overlooks the Ramgarh lake. An interesting place for a quiet
Rajmahal Palace Hotel A grand
palace built in 1729,it has sprawling lawns,a swimming pool and a peaceful
air about it. Ideal for relaxing on the lawns and watching
Hotel Sariska Palace Built
originally as a hunting lodge by the Maharaja of Alwar in the late
19th century,this is a majestic palace located just outside the
Sariska National Park.
Siliserh Palace Run by the RTDC,there
are very few palaces in Rajasthan which can match the charm of this tiny
palace. Nestling in a lush green valley overlooking a serene lake,Siliserh
is an unbelievable little resort.
Fort Neemrana Close to
Delhi,this 17th century for has been recently resorted and
offers the tourist a delightful glimpse into history.
Almost every little village in Shekhwati is
rich in painted havelis. These are all located in villages and provide an insight into the rustic
way of life. These includes :
Royal Castle Khimsar Built by
the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodha, in the 15th century,this is
now run by a professional hotel group. Special tours are arranged to
familiarise the guests with the village.
Rohet Garh Well maintained
and located in arid surroundings, Rohet Garh still contains some old
Persian carpets and chandeliers in good condition.
Ajit Bhawan A palatial
mansion and a very interesting village complex, in Jodhpur. This has been
extremely popular with the tourists for several years now.
Shiv Niwas Palace Run by the
erstwhile ruler of Udaipur and providing all the five-star facilities,this
is one of the grandest and most exotic palaces in Udaipur.
Udaivilas Palace,Dungarpur A
fairly recent entrant to the heritage hotel chain ,this is an impressive
palace overlooking a lake.
Some other interesting hotels in this chain are :
Swai Madhopur Lodge in Sawai Madhopur
Jhoomar Baodi in Sawai Madhopur
Bhanwar Vilas in Karauli
Golbagh Palace in Bharatpur
Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner
Umaid Bhawan Palace in Kota
Govindgarh fort near Pushkar.