Rajasthan with its exotic vibrancy and traditional glory is an unusual diversified state. It’s rich in culture, heritage and beauty and thus one can spend their vacations in top royal heritage hotels of Rajasthan.
With rooms furnished in opulent luxury, with turbaned bearers in attendance, the Heritage Hotels of India lends you experience the royal lifestyle of the Maharajas of India. Rajasthan is one state in India which has the maximum number of Heritage Hotels in India. One can actually live like a Prince or Princess in this luxurious royal ambience.
Rajasthan hosts some of the finest hotels in the world. Out of top 10 world’s best hotels, two are found over here as well as India’s top four hotels. Mostly these heritage hotels were former palaces of the erstwhile rulers.
Oberoi Vanyavillas Ranthambore is one of the world’s best hotels. It is located near Ranthambore tiger reserve which gives an excellent opportunity to spot tigers. The hotel is known for its great royal hospitality. Moving to Jaipur there is many luxurious heritage hotels, out of which noted one are Hotel Jai Mahal palace, Ram Bagh palace, The Raj palace, Raj Mahal palace and Raj Vilas palace.
Hotel Jai Mahal Palace set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped surrounding Mughal gardens is the incomparable Palace since 1745 A.D. It is a masterpiece in the Indo Saracen style of architecture that blends spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts and takes guests to a world of royal Rajasthan. Hotel The Raj Palace is located on the Amer Road in Jaipur and listed as world’s leading heritage hotel. It is the only palace that has been restored to its original charm and are furnished with period furniture and bordered by two lawns on two sides of the hotel known as the Maharani Bagh and the Char Bagh and thus providing real luxurious experience with a true Indian flavor. It has one of the biggest crystal chandelier of India and a beautiful antique crockery museum with a collection of around 200 years old antique crockery used by the royalty of Jaipur. Raj Palace offers world class facilities and services, in order to make ones’ stay luxurious.
The Umaid Bhawan Palace of Udaipur stands apart from other heritage hotels. It is one of the world's largest private residences with a grand 105-foot cupola, 15 gardens, and a private museum set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens. In this palace one can see finest blend of eastern and western architectural being influenced by the Renaissance and Rajput tradition. India’s first Heritage Hotel Ajit Bhawan provided by the late Maharaja's family descendants pioneered the “Heritage Hotel” concept in India. Set in the serene desert of Rajasthan, stands vibrantly alive Ajit Bhawan offers world class hospitality with warm Rajput charm. It has fusion of Old World elegance with the contemporary comforts of a classic heritage hotel, and thus gives you the essence of being a royal guest.
Hotel lake Palace or Jag Niwas Palace in area of about 4 acres is pulsating palace arising out of Placid Lake Pichola. Visit here by boat as this heritage lies in the midst of Island with carved columns, filigreed screens, swimming pool, fountains. The beauty of the blue waters topped by white marble seems to be afloat and staying here is the ultimate privilege where one can have all the pleasures of a long gone royal age.
Other heritage hotels such as Laxmi Niwas Palace, Lall Garh Palace (Bikaner), Jawahar Niwas Palace, Jaisal Castle (Jaisalmer) are the most exotic Heritage Hotels of all and thus are simply unparallel and irresistible.
By visiting these hotels, you can revisit the past and absorb the richness of this state and experience the hospitality of liveried, turbaned assistants and courtiers and thus you will take back life time of memories. These hotels are hidden in a rustic and lush green setting, surrounded by lawns with unique garden having its own distinct theme and comfortable amenities.