Heritage Hotels are scattered in every possible corner of the state. The land of the brave and flamboyant rajas there are magnificent palaces standing tall at the middle of the cities of Rajasthan. The ardor for beauty amongst the Rajput kings and queens is clearly mirrored in these royal palaces. Most of these, however, have been transformed into Heritage Hotels. This provides the tourists with an opportunity to check out the grandeur of the Indian royal figures.
Almost all the cities of Rajasthan houses at least one heritage hotel. Everything about these hotels are dipped into history---its structure, hues, food, interior, furnishing and even the surrounding lawn. Once the dwelling place of polo playing princes and beautiful princesses the heritage hotels welcome the travelers with an open arm to come and spend their holidays in the lap of opulence and experience ethnic Indian hospitality.
Some of the palaces and havelis have been revamped to suit the taste of the travelers. However, the antique feel of these buildings are still intact as it is one of the most important tourist attraction.
Jaipur is probably the first tourist destination in the dominion of Rajasthan. Popularly known as the Pink City it houses a number of tourist attractions. Hence travelers from all over the world visit the city.
The heritage hotels in Jaipur are:
Jai Mahal Palace
Narain Niwas Palace Hotel
Raj Mahal Palace
Chirmi Palace Hotel
Royal Castle Kanota
Shahpura Garden Palace
Another city of the royal people in Rajasthan is Udaipur. It is like the garden city of Rajasthan. The Heritage Hotels in Jodhpur are few but beautiful.
Lake Palace Hotel (situated in the middle of a lake).
Fateh Prakash Palace
Shiv Niwas Palace Hotel
Rang Niwas Palace
Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel
The history of Kota is full of Rajput warriors. The city is easily accessible from Jaipur. One of the most beautiful palaces, now a heritage hotel, is located at Kota Heritage-- Umed Bhavan Palace. The other heritage hotels are Brijraj Bhawan Palace Hotel, Sukhdham and Palkiya Haveli.
The land of golden sand Jaisalmer is the desert region where tourists flock to see the Thar Desert. The Heritage Hotels in Jaisalmer are:
Narayan Niwas Palace
Jawahar Niwas Palace
Another important tourist place in Rajasthan is Bikaner. Here the travelers can stay at
Hotel Basant Vihar Palace
Hotel Lalgarh Palace
Hotel Bhanwar Niwas
Karni Bhawan Palace
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. This place vouches for the physical diversity of the state. famous for its sunsets and the Dilwara temple it was once a popular summer retreat for the Rajputana kings and queens. The heritage hotels here are:
The Palace Hotel
Cama Rajputana Club Resort
Kesar Bhawan Palace
Besides these the cities, such as, Pushkar, Pali, Alwar, Sawai Madhopur, Jhunjhunu and others also have such luxurious accommodation units. The list of heritage hotels in Rajasthan is exhaustive. Hence the tourists can pick up a hotel of their choice and spend their vacations feeling like Maharajas.
(Last Updated on : 25-02-2014)
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