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Desert Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   District Jhunjhunu, Mandawa 333704, India
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Ranked #6 of 12 Hotels in Mandawa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very unique accommodation, with rooms styled after traditional mud buildings. The rooms are large and comfortable. The property is attractive. The buffet-style meals were quite good. There is a nice pool on the property. Unfortunately, the staff ranged from indifferent to downright rude (front desk staff).

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with a friend to spend the weekend. Truly this place has nothing much apart from its deserted isolation. A one night trip is actually more than enough here. We stayed at the Desert Resort which was good - a village like experience with modern facilities. Rooms are nice...you feel like you are living in a supercool hut... More

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New Delhi, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went during summers wherein there is a bit of renovation and less occupancy. It was probably a very good decision as we were pampered a lot by the staff and received all the attention like a noble. The pool is quite good and its a lovely breeze and views post sunset. Few Peacocks in the vicity add to the... More

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New Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed here around mid July. As it was an off peak season, hotel was not much occupied and we were pampered by service. Our stay was made memorable with wonderful Rajasthani food. Since we were keen to have the local food, staff suggested us wonderful delicacies available in the season and then serve them as well with equal enthusiasm.... More

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New Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a nice resort with poor management. You can find lizard in the cottages, Dogs roaming around and drinking water in pool, hell lot of insects in pool, very poor response from service staff. Management in the resort are very arrogant. One day they arranged our lunch in Castle Mandawa, that was awesome. If you want a quite place... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

On a tour of Rajistan through Indus Travel of Richmond, B.C. Canada and Hi Tours of India. The Desert Resort consisted of mud construct buildings, looked quaint from the outside but the rooms were dated and again very, very cold at night, two space heaters for this one. Basically motel in a cottage setting. The grounds were nice and the... More

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Jaipur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I had to pay for WiFi!! Hotel pretends to be top notch but is not succeeding in it. No cocktails. Bar, restaurant and reception not always occupied. Beautiful views and a great pool. Little quiet when we were there. Opportunity to take a run in the countryside. No tv in the room.

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Orange, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The Desert Resort in Mandawa features a unique desert-type architecture in the region: adobe buildings and bungalows with frescoes on the walls. One can love it of dislike it, we loved it. Definitively it gives this place its charm and character. It is also very peaceful, being situated in the countryside about two miles outside the town of Mandawa. The... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed 1 night here in December and it was cold. The suite we had was very spacious but the small heater did not warm it up at all. The bathroom was a little odd as there were 2 actual rooms that had a shower each but toilet in only one. That also made it cold. But the whole resort... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

A lovely place spoilt by party disco noise till 2.30 am on both nights we stayed there. When i complained all i was offerred was sorry no offer compensation. If you are going which i do reccomend ask if there is a wedding party amd of so then what time will the music stop.

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Address: District Jhunjhunu, Mandawa 333704, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Mandawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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