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Ghanerao Royal Castle Hotel

Village Post Ghanerao | Rajasthan, India, Ghanerao 306704, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
chetanvr Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

its a good antiqe hotel built in a palace of king sajjansinghji and the people from the royal family also stay in there its a big palace in the remote village of ghanerao RAJASTHAN.i stayed in there for a week and really was a royal experience. nothing much to do as its a small village but very calm and a... More

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34 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

While the tourist negotiates the passageways and narrow stairs to their rooms, this place gives the feeling of being in an old indian palace. The rooms were comfortable but needs a lot of maintenance and general housekeeping. Badly lit at night and the constant loss of electricity is a nuisance and a safety hazard. The home cooked indian meals were... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This quirky residence could have easily been the film set for The Best exotic Marigold Hotel....lots of charm, but not to the highest of standards. Rooms varied considerably from 3 room suites, to a average sized room. Food OK....cooked just for our group!

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Washington DC
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This shabby but atmospheric old rawala is a pleasant place to stay while visiting Kumbhalgarh (an hour and a half away) and Ranakpur (much closer). But to set expectations properly, consider it more of a idiosyncratic homestay than a hotel. Service is attentive and the staff wants very much to be helpful, but with limited English. We ate what the... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Very special place indeed. Old and considerably run-down, still lots of character. Fun to walk around and to check out the village from the rooftop. One of the guys opened the door to the old maharadja's room with beautiful decorations on the wall (and his cot on the landing). Friendly service but not so fluent in English. We had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I can only recommend this place for those who love old stones. The rooms are clean with hot shower (once you understand how to turn it on;-)). The diner in the huge living room was great. If you are interested in the Maharaja's life and a bit curious, everyone will be enthousastic giving the answers to your questions and take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Let's start with all the good stuff: The building is wonderful. It's a real ramshackle old manor/palace. Every room is different- if you can, check a few before choosing one. Ours was effectively a suite with its own outdoor seating area, additional balconies, and separate living and sleeping rooms. The palace is a real joy to explore and see- so... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night,a lot of rooms very luxurious but their was a few that were quite basis. Unfortunately ended up in one of the basic rooms but did not spoil my enjoyment of the hotel. Staff very helpful and would definitely stay here again.

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

A castle in a sleepy town. This place is like somewhere from a kids adventure book- a maze of corridors and courtyards that you are free to explore. It is a family home above all and you don't forget this but this is a strength as the rooms are packed full of old photos and furniture. Staying in a room... More

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

stayed 1 night as part of a tour in november 2013. this is a very nice place to stay, it's a very old fort/palace in the centre of town. the rooms are a little small but very comfortable, most seemed to have a private courtyard. the restaurant was very good and the food nice and tasty. staff were very friendly... More

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Address: Village Post Ghanerao | Rajasthan, India, Ghanerao 306704, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Ghanerao
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Ghanerao Royal Castle was founded in 1606 by Gopal Das Rathore, a brave rajput warrior from the Mertia clan. It’s a small town located strategically at the entrance of one of the few ancient passes in the Aravali range that connects the erstwhile states of Udaipur and Jodhpur the two strongholds of Rajasthan, Mewar and Marwar. The castle is a beautiful classic edifice of marble and red sand stone jharonkas.The courtyards are habituated by dancing peacocks and lined with colourful bougainvillea. No two rooms are like, with quaint sit outs and staircases furnished aesthetically keeping the environment and the sensibility of the area and local traditions. Sumptuous meals are served, prepared using age old traditional recopies of the family, who reside there and retain the old local staff as well to give a feeling of harmony and community. A home away from home- its serenity has attracted many a writers and painters and many happy couples have taken their marriage vows in the traditional way. Its the only village in Rajasthan which boasts of thirty-three step wells and beautiful cenotaphs and by lanes strewn with heritage havelis. Ghanerao school of arts is also famous for its traditional Rajput style paintings, To keep oneself busy, one can:Visit some of the 33 stepwells.Visit the tribal belt to meet the Gharasiya and Rabari tribes.Visit the Muchala Mahavir Temple.Walk or do a Jeep safari to the Crocodile dam.Walk or drive to the Ghanerao Jungle Lodge which is located at the edge of Kumbhalgarh National Park.Visit Kumbhalgarh National Park by jeep or horse safari or trekking.Drive to the Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur TemplesUdaipur is 120 kms away. ... more   less 
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