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Jaisal Castle

186, On Fort, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
dasguptat Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 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 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jaisalmer is a very popular Rajasthan destination- specially for Bengalis. It was made famous by Late Satyajit Ray in his film "Sonar Kella" which means "Golden Fort" We visited Jaisalmer in Feb' 14 and stayed 2 nights. We reached fairly late (travelling from Jodhpur via camel safari) The first view was absolutely fascinating. The whole fort was blazing in lights... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We travelled to Jaisalmer in the hot summer of last year and really enjoyed our stay at the Jaisal Castle. It is a quiet and beautiful place to stay. Ali was very friendly and helpful. The fresh home cooked Indian dishes are served in the courtyard. We never managed to get french fries without the chili pepper for our kids... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Everything about this hotel was fascinating. It is actually a large home set within the confines of the huge castle. In many cases in India, where the upkeep of the heritage buildings prove too expensive, the Indian government contributes towards to upkeep if the owners open up their homes to tourists. In this case Jaisal Castle Hotel has 5 rooms... More

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Viborg, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Very helpful, atmospheric hotel, great view over the city. We had booked and paid online, but on arriving in Jaisalmer our son got sick and we had to postpone the planned camel safari. There was no problem moving the booking forward by a day. Thanks to Ali who was particularly helpful while our son was sick. Note: you can only... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I came to Jaisalmer for the Fort and the desert. Naturally I chose to stay inside the Fort. I met a fellow traveler in the train and decided to travel together. We looked for most of the hotels inside the Fort and finally settled for Jaisal Castle. What I liked is its corner (southwest) location in the fort that look... More

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Kathmandu
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We had a very good stay there. Booked via agent in Nepal. Not all rooms nice and I guess they keep only guests in one or two rooms, the top rooms with the great views. Had balcony to ourselves. Staff helpful, water problems reported in other reviews seemed solved for our room (not for the other). Never had a hotel... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

We stayed two nights in this castle in the fort and had a really great time. It is very picturesque and high in the fort so has excellent views, particularly at night. The staff were very welcoming and helpful, sorting out laundry and cooking some good food. All the locals we spoke to commented on how nice it was, and... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This is a lovely heritage boutique hotel situated atop the jaisalmer fort providing amazing view of the town from its balcony. All rooms well appointed and maintained well. Getting hot water in the taps was a problem though. But the caretaker Eliyas provides cheerful service with a smile always. Food is terrific and homely. Its a family run hotel and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

I stayed here, as a solo traveller, for three nights in Nov'11. Not the poshest of places but simple and comfortable. I was the only one staying at hotel at that time so I got full attention. As mentioned elsewhere, I is situated bang inside the fort with great views of Jaisalmer town from most rooms. They have a nice... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

The location is wonderful and our room had a balcony with fantastic views. This was appreciated but I only have very bad memories of our stay. There was no hot water during our two nights and three days. We were promised it over and over and told, "Yes, there is hot water now"; however, we had to run downstairs This... More

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Address: 186, On Fort, Jaisalmer 345001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Jaisalmer
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