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Jahangir Mahal, Orchha 472246, India
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Sheesh Mahal
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Orchha
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  • 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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New Delhi, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay here you can, if your only wish is to tick all of the following.... - I want to stay at a 16/17th century building ( depending on the room you get allotted) -My hotel is a part of the sound and light show -I do not mind staying in small, dark and depressing rooms with maroon, crimson heavy velvet... More

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India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is an interesting property in a great location with a wonderful view. If it was managed by, say, Neemrana, it could be a great hotel. Instead it is managed by the government. It is clear that there are some inalienable functions of government; what is not clear is that providing hotels is among them. A lethal combination of low... More

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Bengaluru
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418 reviews 418 reviews
38 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A very well kept heritage hotel. We can enjoy the traditional decorations and artifacts as well as modern facilities. We did not stay in the hotel but went round and saw thw hotel and the rooms. The rooms were very clean and neat and it was fully booked. I wish I would go and spend a night or two there... More

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Dehradun, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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239 reviews 239 reviews
52 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Additional Information about Sheesh Mahal

Address: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha 472246, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Orchha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sheesh Mahal Orchha
Sheesh Mahal Hotel Orchha

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