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East Fort Wall, In the Fort | Inside fort east wall, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Ranked #16 of 104 Jaisalmer B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in March of 2014. The hotel is in a great location, right on the fort wall overlooking the city down below. It's a very short (2 minute) walk from the main square inside the fort, but down at the end of a street so things stay quiet - no autorickshaws or motorbikes. Others strongly... More

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Adelaide
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Where do I start? We have been here 3 days and don't want to leave. Best room is the Maharajah Room which faces the city and had a cute little balcony for one! The room is large as is the bathroom which was super clean! I was sick with Delhi Belly when I arrived and I couldn't have been more... More

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Sarratt
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

First of all, be sure you go to the right hotel! There is a rather different place next door called The Surya. The Surja is run by Raj and Yogi and could not be more delightful. The rooms are clean and spacious, the food is good and the terrace is a real delight with fantastic views over the town and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed In the cheaper rooms that look out on the the courtyard. Paid 500R a night which seemed pretty reasonable for what we received. A fairly large room, en suite, hot water. The room wasn't anything to write home about but had a nice balcony and comfortable bed, clean sheets etc. Now to our only real complaint which was... More

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

Worcester UK
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

As others have said, Raj with his warmth and hospitality makes the hotel very special. He helped me track down an old friend who I hadn't seen for some 15 years. The room was good and befitted the setting within the fort, the views from the balcony are amazing, and the rooftop restaurant great for breakfast or dinner. Highly recommended!!

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Unfortunately the photos are not representative of the rooms. The bathroom in our room was pretty filthy and there was no water available (hot or cold) when we arrived. A boy who looked about 10 was seemingly the only staff member available so we decided to leave and move to another hotel. You would need to be used to very... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Superb! This was the best place in its class. Yogi who runs the place is very hands on and was super helpful. He picked me up below with a rickshaw to take me to the hotel as my car could'nt get up to the fort. The breakfast was yummy - Chocolate banana crepe-and muesli in the terrace overlooking the town... More

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I stayed in Surja hotel for almost one week. The room were clean with an amazing terrace inside it with an incredible view of the city and Gadisar lake. Any kind of services were provided,wifi, computers, room service, bar and restaurant in the roof floor. Also the workers were professionals, educated and very kindly. Very positive experiencie.

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places that I had visited in my life. Superb roof top view.bery romatic place. The staff is very kind and dedicated to make their visitors cmfortable. Rooms are awesome. Great decoration and toilets are clean. Do visit there once.

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

As a passion for travel been to many places in india , stayed in many BIG NAME hotels but never got such great hospitality which me n my girlfriend received from SURJA. Its a small hotel with few rooms but with big hearted proprietor cum manager Mr. RAJ. i recommend all to njoy his hospitality , by visiting jaisalmer once......i... More

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Hotel_sujra, Manager at Surja Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us to measure and improve our performance in our quest of providing you luxury hospitality. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Surja Best Regards Raj Hotel Surja More

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Address: East Fort Wall, In the Fort | Inside fort east wall, Jaisalmer 345001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Jaisalmer
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The famous rooftop view at Surja Hotel & Restaurant has been attracting guests for years. Our relaxed atmosphere and hospitality is what has people always coming back. The restaurant and hotel are housed within the walls of Jasailmer’s 850 year old fort. Our rooftop lounge and jharoka balconies in each room offer some of the cities most impressive views and a free Wi-Fi connection which make you keep in touch with your relatives and friends. Whether you need a room, a meal, a camel trek, or would just like to come see the view and enjoy a free cup of chai, we hope you will visit us when you are in Jaisalmer! ... more   less 
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