The mystique of Jaisalmer has been much
written about by travel writers, historians and even the casual tourist. It
is a land that evokes poetry. Amidst shimmery sands and desolate surrounds,
this desert jewel gleams with a unique brilliance. Situated in the very
interiors of the great Thar desert, it has remained unchanged for centuries
and has a culture and traditions that will take you back in time. Its
magnificent fort and incredible havelis and camel safaris are what attract
visitors the most. But while in Jaisalmer you can combine your architectural
exploration with an immensely satisfying experience, choose to stay in one
of its many heritage hotels and enjoy the feeling of not just witnessing
beauty but actually being ensconced in it.
Narayan Niwas Palace Jaisalmer (Heritage
The Narayan Niwas is an arresting ancestral property which has been restored
and converted into a hotel. Set amidst the majestic surroundings of
Jaisalmer this golden sandstone structure blends in beautifully with the
city scape. The hotel stands overlooking the city and gives a sweeping view
of its intricately carved havelis, streets and markets. Its golden sandstone
structure and intricate carving are a tribute to the talent of skilled
craftsmen on a bygone era and its plush interiors are an absolute treat for
The hotel offers 43 air-conditioned rooms each of which is decorated in the
most elegant manner. The rooftop restaurant here provides some magnificent
views and serves Indian, Chinese, Continental and Rajasthani cuisine. The
bar is well stocked with the choicest wines, spirits and cocktails also. The
hotel includes an all weather indoor swimming pool, a gymnasium and a sauna.
The hotel also organises excellent safaris for their guests; the camel and
jeep safari are the two most popular. The other amenities provided here
include H/C running water, telephone, STD/ISD, EPABX, generator, in-house
laundry, banquet and conference facilities, beauty parlour, shopping arcade,
elevator, parking and a travel desk.
Situated on the Malka Prol in Jaisalmer, it is 5 kms. from the Jaisalmer
Airport and 3 kms. from the Jaisalmer Railway Station.
Hotel Himmatgarh Palace Jaisalmer
Majestically situated just outside the Jaisalmer fort, this hotel provides
some of the best views of the city and the desert sands and sunsets. Built
entirely out of yellow sandstone it has some exquisite carvings and stately
architecture. Within its ancient walls it contains all the contemporary
amenities, a surprising and charming number of mod-cons and a vast number of
facilities that will make your stay here a sheer delight.
The hotel has 40 well appointed fully air-conditioned rooms out of which 4
are single rooms and the other 36 are double rooms. These rooms are located
in the Bhurj (Tower) and are furnished in a traditional manner. The hotel
also provides 24 hrs. room service, free newspaper, barber shop, courier
service, front desk, parking, bar, banquet, restaurant, safe deposit box,
luggage storage, doctor on call, laundry, travel desk service, dry cleaning,
post, baby sitting, currency exchange, newsstand, wake up service and even
organises cultural performances.
Situated on the Ramgarh Road in Jaisalmer, it is at a distance of 3 kms
from the airport as well as the railway station.
Jawahar Niwas Palace Jaisalmer (Heritage
An arresting encapsulation of regal splendour, the Jawahar Niwas Palace has
all the charming features of Jaisalmers gorgeous palaces and havelis,
intricately carved jharokhas and chattris, wide courtyards and narrow
mysterious corridors. This heritage building has been renovated into a hotel
by the present Maharaja and is a wonderful blend of contemporary modern
facilities within an ambient old school residence.
The hotel offers its guests a choice of 22 air-conditioned rooms including
15 deluxe rooms and 7 suites. The multi-cuisine in house restaurant here
serves Indian, Chinese and Continental delicacies. The hotel also provides
H/C running water, telephone, C.T.V, horse riding facilities, camel carriage
rides and even safaris, swimming pool, gym, barber shop, courier service,
front desk, free newspaper, parking, bar, banquet, restaurant, safe deposit
box, conference facilities, luggage storage, doctor on call, laundry, travel
desk service, dry cleaning, post, baby sitting, currency exchange and also a
wake up service.
Situated on the Bada Bagh Road in Jaisalmer it is 1.5 kms from the airport
and 2.5 kms from the railways station.
Fort Rajwada Jaisalmer (Heritage Hotel)
The Hotel Fort Rajwada spread over 6 acres of land is an oasis of luxury and
serenity. Built under the supervision of Shri Dileep Singh Rathore and Shri
Jitendra Singh Rathore, its stately architecture exemplifies all the reasons
for which Rajasthans monuments are famous. Located outside of the city it is
not only a peaceful haven but also one that includes every modern amenity
possible. Decorated by the celebrated designer Ms Stephanie Engeln this
hotel truly is a class apart.
The hotel offers 65 tastefully designed centrally air-conditioned rooms and
4 suites replete with all the modern amenities such as telephones with STD/
ISD, CCTV, attached bath with tub, Internet/ email, 24 hours running hot and
cold water supply, and a mini bar. The hotel facilities also include a
barber shop, currency exchange, courier service, front desk, free newspaper,
parking, bar, banquet, restaurant, safe deposit box, conference facilities,
luggage storage, health club, coffee shop, billairds club, tennis court,
doctor on call, laundry, travel desk service, dry cleaning, travel desk,
post, baby sitting, newsstand, wake up service and an ayurvedic massage
Situated on the Jodhpur-Barmer link road, it is a mere 4 kms from the
airport and 2 kms from the railway station.
Hotel Rang Mahal Jaisalmer (Heritage Hotel)
The hotel Rangmahal Jaisalmer is situated in the heart of the Jaisalmer,
amidst the shimmering sands of the Thar. Its traditional hospitality and
personalised service have won it many accolades over the years. It provides
innumerable amenities making it suitable for both, the business traveller as
well as the casual tourist.
The hotel has 25 deluxe rooms, 25 standard rooms and 3 deluxe suites, all
of these have been fitted with the modern amenities like attached bath,
running hot/ cold water, round the clock room service, TV, VCR, telephone,
fax etc. The hotel also organises cultural shows for its guests in the form
of folk dance and music performances and provides facilities such as money
exchange, doctor on call, jeep safaris, camel rides and puppet shows. The
hotel accepts all credit cards and offers attractive packages and incentives
for corporates. It houses a restaurant, a swimming pool, telephone, fax,
banquets and a conference hall.
Situated on Sam Road in Jaisalmer, it is 1.5 kms from the airport and 3.5
kms from the railway station.