Jaipur, one of the most colorful cities on Earth, is not only famous for grand forts and natural beauty, but also for a wide range of boutique hotels that gives you a taste of the rich heritage and socio-cultural life. From wanderlust souls to regular tourists, the boutique hotels have something for everyone. Following are some of the most amazing boutique hotels of Jaipur:
#Royal Heritage Haveli – A royal property catering to the needs of the guests that have included international celebrities, located conveniently close to the airport, the hotel is famous for its serene atmosphere and world class facilities. It combines the best of Indian and western cultural values by offering Ayurvedic Massages, de-stressing spa services, and an international standard business centre. The rooms and royal suites are spacious and equipped with every modern amenity.
#Shahpura House – Converted to a hotel in the early 90s, the heritage property offers beautiful green lawns, rich display of Rajasthani architecture and delicious local cuisine. Great view of Amber Fort and Aravalli Hills is an added bonus. The hotel also offers a beautiful swimming pool and a rooftop restaurant catering Continental menu for its guests. The horse buggyrides to the city centers give a sneak-peak into the local life.
Location: Devi Marg
#Samode Haveli – A 225-year old heritage property, this palatial boutique hotel is the winner of many international and national awards. Owned by the erstwhile rulers of Samode, the hotel offers a wide range of stay options including the exquisite Sheesh Mahal Suite which can be accessed through Haveli-style corridors and courtyards. An ideal haven for the honeymooners, the Haveli lights up in oil lamps during the romantic evenings.
#The OberoiRaj Vilas – True to its name, the boutique hotel is synonymous to royal luxury and comfort. Built around an 18th Century Shiva Temple, the mornings begin with Hymns, Chants, Meditations and Yoga. Highly rated by reviewers, the hotel offers modern interiors with neutral color tone. It also offers unique Luxury and Royal Tents with private patios, garden and two-way airport transfers.
Location: Goner Road
#DeraMandawa – A Heritage property gradually developed with the architectural style and cultural sensibilities of the passed era-that’s the specialty of DeraMandawa. It offers you a unique blend of traditional hospitality and modern amenities, upholding the age-old Indian value “Atithi devo bhaba”. The experience includes dinner with owners/family members, kite flying, Saree and Safa tying, Camel Safari.
Location: Near Mandawa House
#Hotel Vimal Heritage – “Traditional Luxurious Heritage Hotel” that’s how this heritage hotel portrays itself. The Property is an architectural masterpiece, showcasing colorful Rajasthani frescos and mural glass work all around. The experiences include large swimming pool, Jacuzzi, multi-functional gym and Ayurvedic massage. Sumptuous Rajasthani and Continental food is served in the blue-themed Rooftop Restaurant “Neel Mahal”, accompanied by live folk music, dance, and puppet showperformances.
#Taj Jai Mahal Palace – A 270 year old Heritage property, sprawling over 18 acres of land, the hotel is an example of architectural finesse of Indo-Saracenic era, head Stone of the coveted Taj Group Of Hotels. The signature experiences include Maharaja Welcome, Heritage Walks with knowledgeable staffs, and fine dining. The hotel offers an array of suites to choose from – Topaz, Crystal, Peacock, Junior etc. with distinct features and amenities of Taj Hospitality. Waah Taj!
Location: Mughal Gardens
#Tree of Life Resort & Spa Jaipur – A Luxury Resort offering the best Boutique experience- that’s how we sum up this place. It offers an unmatched Villa-style living experience in the Aravali Hills. Each Villa is named after an Indian tree, and the interiors match the colour of the flower of the same tree. The meditationcentre, situated inside a Ganesha temple, offers a divine experience. The bell-shaped pool, the well-equipped gym along with sauna and steam services and fresh organic vegetables are a big plus.
#Rambagh Palace – Known as “Jewel of Jaipur’, this is another heritage property converted to a boutique hotel. The hotel is beautifully maintained with Peacocks roaming around the plush gardens. It is highly reviewed for the courteous and caring behaviour of staff treating you as a member of the royal family. Apart from the forty-five richly decorated luxury rooms, it also offers Palace Suits, Historical Suites and Grand Presidential Suits.
Location: Bhawani Singh Road
Come to Jaipur. Jaane kya dikh jaaye!