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Ajit Bhawan Hotel
This is India's first Heritage Hotel. Set in the serene desert of Rajasthan in India, Ajit Bhawan stands as an oasis of hospitality and warm Rajput charm. This hotel was built exclusively for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singhji, the younger brother of Maharaja Shri Umaid Singhji of erstwhile Jodhpur State in 1927. Decades later, his son, Late Maharaj Swaroop Singh along with his wife, Rani Usha opened the doors of this stately royal residence to the travelers coming to the Blue City. They pioneered the "Heritage Hotel" concept in India. They had found a perfect way to share their legacy with all who wished to experience and have a taste of this royal luxury. The Ajit Bhawan palace is the residence of the family of the Late General Maharaj Ajit Singh, younger brother of the late ruler, Maharaj Umaid Singh of Jodhpur. Built at the turn of the last century, this stately home served as a residence that attracted Princes and statesmen, artists and hunters, an electric mix of the interesting & the mundane - all drawn to its warmth and hospitality. The Ajit Bhawan offers you Old World elegance, with the modern comforts of a Classic heritage hotel and the essence of being a guest of the Maharaja's family.It is centrally located and very near to the world famous Umaid Bhawan Palace. Just 3 kms from the airport and railway station.
Pal Haveli
The location of Pal Haveli hotel in Jodhpur is in the city centre in front of the clock tower on the main street in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. Pal Haveli Hotel in Jodhpur was built by Thakur of Pal in 1847 and was inhabited by the Nobel family for more than 150 years. Pal Haveli hotel is a popular hotel in Jodhpur as foreigners find it fascinating. One of the most majestic hotels in India, Rajasthan is a royal state in India, a state of Maharajas, you can try other Havelis converted to hotels in Jaipur and Udaipur. Pal Haveli Hotel in Jodhpur is a living heritage project, a place in era and space in which customary vivacity and warmth meets modern amenities and an international outlook. Pal Haveli Hotel in Jodhpur is a living Haveli hotel in Jodhpur in India. The main entrance is from the street that leads guests to the largest courtyard decorated with flamboyant pillars, antique doorways, and frescos which are revived to commemorate family milestones and displays of Rajputs Artifacts and weaponry. The Mardana, or Social Section, contains the most ornate Rajput architecture, including original stain-glass windows. All efforts have been made to preserve the historical identity and integrity of the Pal Haveli Hotel, Jodhpur despite its modernizing hinterland. The hotel at Pal Haveli combines old charisma with best of modern amenities and services, click here to know more: Hotel Amenities and Services at Pal Haveli Hotel in Jodhpur.
Taj Hari Mahal
A historical monument, from the 21st century, perhaps, it's easy to mistake the Taj Hari Mahal, Jodhpur, for a medieval palace of a victorious Marwar ruler, it is built as it is, in a style reminiscent of ancient Mandore. With intricately carved arches and wide terraces, sun-drenched courtyards and picturesque jharokhas. But once you enter, your initial impression steadily changes. For the Taj Hari Mahal, masterfully blends elements of yore with contemporary elegance. So you will find arched corridors giving way to the most luxurious and comfortable rooms and suites. Well equipped conference rooms overlooking marble terraces. Chefs who whip up traditional Marwari delicacies with as much panache as Continental repasts. And courteous assistance, not just in terms of making your stay comfortable. But in making it memorable as well. That is the Taj Hari Mahal for you. One of the newest offerings of the Taj Group of Hotels. A short drive past the landscaped gardens brings you to the entrance of the hotel. Where instead of fierce guards you will be greeted by a smiling durban with characteristic curled whiskers. As you enter, you can't miss the crossed swords, daggers and shield - a distinct feature in a Rajput house. A step further and you are in the grand Lobby. Comfortable couches surround a sparkling marble fountain. Stop for a minute to take in the cut glass doorways, scalloped arches and the Jodhpuri art, which peeks out from various corners. A cosy, secluded place for a tete-a-tete is the Jodhpur Lounge. An extension of the Lobby. Discuss Jodhpur, business, the weather or even the latest royal wedding - all over a cuppa.
Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace
Perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest residences in the world - set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present Maharaja of Jodhpur, this golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in the fashionable Art Deco style of that time. After 15 years in construction, the 347-room palace was finally completed in 1943 - and has served as the principal residence of the Jodhpur royal family since. Designed by renowned Edwardian architect Henry Lanchester, the palace is a blend of eastern and western architectural influences. Its majestic 105-foot high cupola is influenced by the Renaissance, while the towers draw inspiration from Rajput tradition. The lavish interiors with gilt furniture and elegant artwork follow the Art Deco style, complemented by the exotic murals of the self-exiled Polish artist Stefan Norblin.