Ajit Bhawan Hotel: This heritage hotel is more like a Mahal or palace with a medium size lobby and all authentic themes. Ajit Bhawan is India’s first Heritage Hotel, which is located in the serene desert of Rajasthan; this is the main attraction of this hotel. Ajit Bhawan is totally adorned with Rajput charm from its core and it was constructed for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singh. He was the younger brother of Maharaja Shri Umaid Singh of Jodhpur in 1927. Situated in the heart of Blue City, Ajit Bhawan globally enjoys a prestigious reputation. The rooms of the hotel are decorated with the artifacts of the Maharajas and the furniture is even royally furnished to give a total royal aura to its visitors. The rooms are categorized in deluxe room, deluxe tent, vintage suite, Ajit suite, and presidential suite; they are divided on the basis of facilities and the area of the rooms.
Devi Bhawan Hotel: Located on the outskirts of the Jodhpur city, Devi Bhawan Hotel is mostly popular for its attractive garden, which also features an excellent swimming pool. The rooms of the hotel are positioned around the garden in 5 two-storey buildings. The rooms are segmented in standard rooms and deluxe rooms according to their facilities.
Pal Haveli Hotel: Pal Haveli, situated in the heart of Jodhpur’s ancient walled city, is surrounded by high walls inside the Mehrangarh Fort. This two centuries old palace now serves as a museum, which exhibits the Rajput antiques, weaponry and treasures. Pal Haveli with its 21 en-suite bedrooms has been resided by the generations of the Pal family.
Lal Niwas Hotel: Situated in the Phalodi town of Jodhpur district, Lal Niwas is another heritage property which was formerly a mansion but now turned into a hotel. Intricately crafted on red sandstone, Lal Niwas is a magnificent Haveli, which was built in 1750. It is bounded with traditional balconies, terraces and doors that add an authentic royal touch to this hotel. This heritage hotel also has a library that houses books and manuscripts dating back to princely times.
Fort Chanwa Hotel: Fort Chanwa is located in Luni, which has its 64 well maintained rooms and they present the best example of elegance and symmetry in Indian architecture. The entire Hotel Chanwa is carved out of the famous red sandstone. There are intricately carved Jharokhas that add to the beauty of each room. The fort has a great composition of some complex courtyard towers, stairs and unexpected passages. All the rooms and the lobbies are adorned with traditional paintings which show the excellence of craftsmanship.
Haveli Inn Pal: This historical hotel is situated near to the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace. This palace has been converted to a heritage hotel, which reminds of the Rajput grandeur along with modern touch. Its 21 renovated rooms maintain the original ancient structure and elegance with wooden ceilings and antique furnishings.
Karni Bhawan Hotel: Karni Bhawan is the home of the erstwhile Jagirdars of Sodawas, Bhati Rajputs of the Lunar dynasty. This palace, made out of red sandstone, consists of lush green lawns and open-air poolside restaurants. The rooms of this hotel are decorated with royal furniture along with modern amenities.
Other Heritage Hotels in Jodhpur
Apart from the above mentioned hotels, there are some other heritage hotels in Jodhpur and they are Jhalamand Garh, Fort Khejarla, Polo Heritage, Raas, Ranbanka Palace, Balsamand Lake Palace and Garden Retreat, Chandelao Garh, Hanwant Mahal, Umaidnagar Fort, etc.