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Sheesh Mahal

Jahangir Mahal, Orchha 472246, India
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Sheesh Mahal
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Orchha
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dehradun, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a night here in this hotel in july. This feeling of staying a night inside a fort is amazing, you actually feel very powerful(though short lived) Staff was very courteous, friendly and helpful. Initially room allocated to us had issues with AC they promptly shifted us to other room. Rooms are cozy and comfortable.Rooms are equipped with all... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Spending the night in a palace is always something special,but if you can do it at a normal price,that's the real thing. Even the restaurant wasn't expensive and there was cold beer available. The views at night, the atmosphere......just perfect.

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Bangalore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

After few days in Agra in a well located but not so good place, we were not expecting much in a small town like Orccha. What a surprise when we entered Sheesh Mahal! This is the only hotel located in the palace area, which makes it unique and incredible. The building itself will transport you to old times. The service... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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231 reviews 231 reviews
48 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This very small town (Orchha) 3-4 drive from Khajuraho has a beautiful old palace built back in the 1500', very remarkable and interesting to go explore the inner walls and towers of, the adjoining hotel was once part of the original castle, bathroom which they allow you to use is basically just a hole in the ground. Run by the... More

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Salina, Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This hotel left us feeling quite disappointed. The main problem was the mosquitoes... There was a device plugged in to keep them away, but the windows didn't close well and there was space under the door, so they just kept coming in. It's a pity, because the location is ideal, the staff was nice and the breakfast was good. But... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We (my husband, my daughter and I) had booked the Maharani suite to treat ourselves to a bit of princely feeling in an old palace. I suppose it it the fact that the place is government run that made it impossible to fulfil expectations. The room was huge, the bathroom with marble bath tub and sink amazing and the toilet... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

As we drove into the Palace Complex of Orchha we experienced an Aha! moment. The long, uphill, leafy driveway reminded us of romantic mystery novels of yore. At first glance it was difficult to comprehend the hotel layout but once we entered the reception area we were captivated. The rooms, located at different levels of the palace, were furnished with... More

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New Delhi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Orchha Sheesh Mahal is right inside the majestic Orchha fort. Although MP government properties are one of the best across all states, but rooms of Sheesh Mahal don't do justice (room images look deceptive). They are nice but could have been far better. However, there is a small library at the reception, which has amazing coffee table books on Madhya... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed in the maharaja's room for a night, though my husband said he would like to have spent a month there, as did our 8 year old twins! The building is astonishing, and we liked its rather down at heel feel as it has escaped being turned into a fancy 5 star. The food was not great and the... More

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New Delhi, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Located within the palace...it offer great large rooms which takes you back to golden times....facilities too are decent..... local folks perform at the night offer great opportunity to get insight of local culture...as such Orchha does not offer much to see, but if visiting, do stay at sheesh mahal....

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Address: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha 472246, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Orchha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sheesh Mahal Orchha
Sheesh Mahal Hotel Orchha

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