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Old City , Next to Jain Temple | we are close to local bazzars and monuments, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were in Jaisalmer for only few hours in November. We stopped here because outside a wonderful building there was a nice guy with some books on a shelf behind him. I stopped, staring at the books, all in different languages. He smiled and said: it's a book sharing service, you can leave a book here if you want. I... More

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37 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We arrived super early from train station & was picked up by tuk tuk driver to hotel. Upon arriving to main gate, there was another guy with his entire face covered except for his eyes lead us to hotel inside the fort. We were able to check in to our room, which was a relieved as we were still very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

i stayed 2 nights in the 'best' room, which is literally something from a fairy tale. it's impossible not to feel like a king, staying in this 500 year old haveli which has been in the family for 17 generations. the family are great, lala and kisore are super friendly and great cooks to boot, and i felt very welcome... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We loved our stay at hotel suraj, sure there's things that could be improved and it is basic but is a slice of history your staying in and the architecture won't let you forget that. A lick of paint here and there and something on the floor in the bathroom ( rubber bath Matt's would do it ) but need... More

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We arrived quite late at night and had to wait a while outside the fort walls for an auto-rickshaw sent by the hotel. When we got to our room there was no toilet paper, no sheet on the bed, and the bed was placed in the room so you had to climb up to another area and then climb down... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

You can get better facilities for the same price and you can get the same facilities for less. In terms of value for money this hotel does not rank highly. BUT that is not why people stay here. This place is all about atmosphere. It is about sleeping in a 500 year old haveli in the middle of a living... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

It very different and wonderful experience I would never forget hotel suraj .....very good hotel. Chimibhai was very polite and good .Amazing haveli and welcome of people there. Food provided is healthy and hygienic.people there very quick at services.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Yes the room is a bit faded and a bit in need of a restoration job but it was amazing and probably the most atmospheric of our trip. It is a 500 year old family home right inside the fort next to the Jain Temples. The staff were really helpful and helped me find a lost phone. For an authentic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Found Hotel Suraj by lucky coincidence and what a wonderful surprise..the architecture is like an organic part of the fort and must be ancient..but perfectly maintained...the rooms have each a unique character and most of them have a view...my small room had a little balcony with a cosy rock hewn couch and thick matrass to chill out and enjoy ...the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I had a great experience here - I arrived just after dawn, and Raj was kind enough to let me into my room, several hours in advance of standard check-in time, for a much-needed nap. The room was clean and inviting, and the whole hostel is well-maintained and secure. The rooftop lounge is absolutely stunning; the food is great, priced... More

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Address: Old City , Next to Jain Temple | we are close to local bazzars and monuments, Jaisalmer 345001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Jaisalmer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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