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Jyoti Mahal Guest House

2488-90 Nalwa Street, behind Imperial Cinema | Chuna Mandi=Pahar Ganj, New Delhi 110055, India
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Ranked #140 of 626 Hotels in New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good place in Delhi, great service, nice rajasthani decoration, nice rooftop restaurant, good price, hot and cold running water, internet service in the lobby. quiet place in pahar ganj next to new delhi railway station

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was our first hotel on a quick tour of North India and we were pleasantly surprised with the welcome and the hotel decor considering the hustle and bustle outside. Our room was fine apart from the AC didn't work but we survived. Wifi was intermittent. The shower was really good and hot. Breakfast was basic and a little late... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great rooms all designed differently. TAke the time to watch delhis pigeon flying competition from the Roof top at sunset- makes for a good sundowner. Good places to enjoy typical local dhabba food nearby. A place that has its regular flow.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Though the decor of the hotel and bedrooms does the trick, a bit of TLC is urgently needed. Of course, this review is based on my OWN bedroom experience. Toilet seat old and dirty as all the other amenities in the bathroom. Though the sheets are washed, stains might have taken its best. Slept with a t-shirt around my pillow.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We landed in Delhi in the early hours and had expected an airport pickup, as offered in the hotel booking. Unfortunately for us no one appeared to take us to Jyoti Mahal and we had to hail a cab. The cab driver wasn't too sure where he was going but was hindered by the fact that the roads around the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed her for 1 night. Hotel is located in an alley. At first I was a bit skeptical but everything worked out. I was glad it was away from the hustle and buslte. It's close to the market and walking distance to connaught place. Room was spacious. There was no heater. Internet was slow. Restaurant was nicely decorated and food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Lovely, quiet hotel with really helpful staff - in a delightful area of Delhi, with bustling side streets and interesting street food. We arrived earlier than our checking in time, and the staff were really accommodating - which after a long flight we were appreciative of. The rooms were clean, large - a bit shabby chic, but we really enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

little palace, well located in main bazar area but in a quiet street. Great place to rest after an hectic day in Delhi. Spacious and well decorated. Roof top restaurant with nice indian food. Great staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Delhi is not cheap as it's a major city, that said Jyoti Mahal is a hotel that I keep returning back to, why? Simple, it's clean, the team are attentive, it's safe, the butter chicken is to die for, the location is perfect and it is family run. The family take such pride with the hotel and ensure all their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Jyoti Mahal is a charming property and certainly stands out as unique in the Paharganj area due to its haveli style. The rooms were spacious and the service excellent. The food menu is diverse and good quality. Suggested improvements include providing a safe and find a way to stop water from the shower going everywhere.

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