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Vivaana

Churi Ajitgarh, Mandawa 333701, India
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Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Mandawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
431Lemon Skipton, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This converted 'Havalis' was an almost surreal experience, so unique in style with great guest comfort. Staff very relaxed and friendly service superb, every public and private room we saw had unique features bound to delight any visitor. Local villages have examples of similar old merchants houses before conversion, which are fascinating to visit. If you are in the area... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was an absolute delight to read your kind words of appreciation.Such feedback gives great amount of encouragement to the owners and the entire staff to work harder everyday to give guests a memorable stay. Thanks for the review. We hope to have you back with us sometime soon. Best Wishes Neha More

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, traditional and relaxing. Its absolutely amazing to stay there. I loved every minute of our stay in this superb haveli. Why? First of all because the staff, manager and owners are all caring and trying, in a very generous and personal way, to serve their guest. it feels like you are again in old times , sooo much peace... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Naveen, Thanks for appreciating the ambiance and services at Vivaana. A happy and content guest is what motivates us to improve our level of services by every passing day. Thanks once again for sharing your feedback. We look forward to welcome you back at Vivaana soon. Best Wishes Neha More

Udimore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in late May after spending several weeks in Rajasthan. This beautifully restored Havelli is like an oasis. Rajasthan is absolutely beautiful and this stunning boutique hotel is an extraordinary find in the semi desert of Rajasthan. It has been lovingly and painstakingly restored to it's former glory and literally takes your breath away when you enter the... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for putting Vivaana as the loveliest place you stayed at. It feels great to read such generous words of appreciation. We have conveyed your appreciating remarks to our chefs who do a great job in engaging guests through their culinary skills. Do come back to Vivaana whenever you get a chance to revisit India. Best Wishes Neha More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found Vivaana by chance. Great customer service right from the first telephone conversation to guiding us precisely to reach, accommodating the requests, neatness, smiling staff and their efforts.......etc. Food: Good food - but has space for improvement (in consistency of taste and quality). Overall a great effort by the owners - it shows !

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad that you found us and stayed with us. Thanks for sharing your experience on this platform. We hope to have you back with us at Vivaana soon. Best Wishes Neha More

Delhi
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is beyond description. The hotel Vivaana will stay in my mind forever. A real Maharaja living style Palace. So memorable... Rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. Historical frescos in the old palace offer delightful insights into a life and times that have long disappeared. The rooms, restaurant and facilities like swimming pool etc were very beautifully designed and... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Martin, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Vivaana. We can't thank you enough for writing this review and sharing your Vivaana experience with a larger audience. Thanks for complimenting the ambiance, facilities and the services which made your trip a memorable one. We hope to see you back at Vivaana soon. Best Wishes Neha More

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance to Vivaana hotel was amazing, At reception Hotel staff and The general manager personally greeted us. I had a near royal experience at Vivaana when i stepped inside. The hotel premises were spacious and invitingly decorated with colored glass light fittings, bright old traditional paintings everywhere. My standard room no 107 was furnished with a traditional look and... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Lokesh, We are delighted to read your experience with us. It is heart warming when the guests appreciate the old world charm they experience at Vivaana. The attention to detail was always the priority for the owners and we are glad that you liked it. Thanks for the review. We hope to see you soon again at Vivaana.... More

kolkata
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rooms are quite Cool. Service very personalised and courteous. We are travelling in a group and reached this place at 10 pm. Good reception by the manager and even the owner greeted us. Service and substance !!

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bala, We are glad that you enjoyed Vivaana's hospitality. We were equally happy to have you and your family as our guests at Vivaana. Thank a ton for sharing your feedback here. We eagerly look forward to having you back with us. Best Wishes Neha More

London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've travelled to India many times and usually I take advice and knowledge from guide books such as 'Lonely Planet' but this time was different. I'd visited hotel Vivaana for dinner one night in March as I'd heard about the stunning Haveli they have in their grounds. This is where I was met by one of their hotel staff Jitu... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking out time to write about a hotel where you did not even stay and just visited for lunch. We feel touched by your gesture. Jeetu and the entire staff works really hard to make the guests comfortable. Thank you for recognizing their effort and contribution in making your stay a memorable one. I shall certainly... More

new delhi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

. Jhunjhunu, Mandawa ,Churi Ajit garh and then finally Vivanna...believe me its worth every metre,each kilometre covered even in the sultry summer months...if you are a discerning traveller looking for comforts of your home away from home then folks this is the place. Palatial, royal,classy , chic with that style and oomph factor .....the adjectives can go on and on....mere... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Sonal, We are overwhelmed to read the elaborate description you have shared of your Vivaana stay. The beautiful adjectives you have used to describe Vivaana has given us a new enthusiasm. Yes not putting Tvs in the rooms is a conscious decision taken by the owners to give travelers some peaceful time. Sometimes guests get a little startled after... More

Gurgaon, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have heard of Shekhavati region from many of my traveler friends. Finally last month I got the chance of planning this trip to this region on my own. I took references from Trip Advisor and decided to stay at VIVAANA. The hotel is definitely a symbolic of Shekhavati region and also FRESCO paintings. I reached there in close 5... More

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NehaVivaana, Assistant Manager Marketing at Vivaana, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Deepak, Thanks a lot for your generous words. Thanks to all your friends who recommended us to you. I am glad that you enjoyed the activities, food and the architectural beauty of the place. You were a great guest and we hope to see you back at Vivaana soon. Best wishes Neha More

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Address: Churi Ajitgarh, Mandawa 333701, India
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Location: India > Rajasthan > Mandawa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vivaana is a meticulously restored 19th century Shekhawati Haveli, featuring luxuriously decorated rooms and suites. Handmade oversized beds, goose down pillows and intricate detailing make this property one of the most elegant and comfortable hotels in Rajasthan.Vivaana is a captivating twin haveli adorned with fascinating paintings. Both the exterior and interior boast of rare artefacts and untainted 19th century frescoes. The over a century old haveli has been lovingly restored and renovated into a heritage hotel. Historical curios and royal portraits adorn the walls of these spacious rooms. Personalized service and warm Rajasthani hospitality make for a welcoming environment. The lawns, terraces and courtyards offer an impressive view of the surrounding "open art gallery". The air-conditioned rooms come with a private bathroom fitted with free toiletries, a bathtub and shower facilities.The magnificence and charm of the property is such that it needs to be shared and experienced by all! The property is 9 km from Mukundgarh Railway Station and 10 km from Mandawa. The nearest airport is Jaipur Airport, located some 175 km from Vivaana.Swim in the outdoor pool and relax at the Elephant's spa and wellness centre. Guests’ conveniences include a 24-hour front desk, currency exchange and tour desk.An organic restaurant serves Indian, Chinese and European dishes. Vivaatini Bar offers a wide selection of drinks.Arrangements for activities such as camel safaris, horse riding, kite-flying, and puppet shows can also be made so that the rich local culture and environment is experienced fully. An evening spent on sand dunes with dinner and music is an option for the more adventurous. ... more   less 
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