Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan, (Golden Triangle)

Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan, (Golden Triangle)

Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan is an Indo-saracenic town-house that’s perhaps ultimate place to stay within the walled city of Jaipur. This 200-year-old city mansion enjoys an unbeatable location and an interesting history, with 30 tasteful rooms of various sizes furnished in original Rajasthani antiques. Home to some stunning murals and frescoes, and with a verdant […]

Indian travel reviews: Udai Bilas Palace in Rajasthan

Indian travel reviews: Udai Bilas Palace in Rajasthan

In the second of our profiles of Rajasthani Palace hotels, Indiaphile looks at Udai Bilas, Dungarpur, in the southernmost part of the state. Udai Bilas Palace dates from the mid-19th century, when Maharawal Udai Singhji-II, a great patron of art and architecture, built a sumptuous palace of bluish grey local stone “Pareva” overlooking the lake. […]

Indian travel reviews: Heritage hotel Devi Garh in Rajasthan

Indian travel reviews: Heritage hotel Devi Garh in Rajasthan

Encompassing most of the Thar desert, Rajasthan is India’s largest state, and also one of its most romantic. Home to the blue city of Jodphur, the golden city of Jaisalmer, and the dusty pink capital of Jaipur, Rajasthan is a beguiling mix of rural India and a modernising society anxious to shrug off its past. […]