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Ahilya Fort

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4.0 of 5
Ahilya Wada, Maheshwar 451 224, India
Ahilya Fort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The old Ahilya Fort and family seat of the Holkars, this is a real slice of Indian history. Rooms are individually styled and comfortable. The gardens are beautiful with secluded seating and a busy kitchen garden which supplies the hotel with fresh fruit and vegetables. There are quiet courtyards and a terrace where we enjoyed a stunning view of river... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Live in history! This hotel is an old fort of the Holkar dynasty converted into a wonderful boutique hotel. The rooms are individually done and very interesting. The place has all the required amenities including a pool right on top of the fort! And a well stocked library which has kids books. Meals are excellent. Staff helpful. And the best... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place. Right on the edge of the river which is within easy reach and worth doing the boat trip to the temple in the middle of it. One can walk along the gahts and meet the people which is great fun. The hotel is wonderful - food, service, quaintness and exceedingly friendly. The vegetable gardens are a... More 

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jerusalem
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This hotel included all ones requirements - even mosquito repellent . The staff were amazing as were the other guests and the stay was an unforgettable experience. It was all so exciting with a wonderful view of the ghats and the many people going to the river Narmada. The Monday evening puja plus a yearly festival which meant lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We came with the Deccan Heritage Foundation trip after visiting very special places like Udaipur; crossing the village of Maheswar, busy, horn hanking, nothing special to note, and the gate of the fort, the courtyard already stunning then after a small door:.. paradise, time has stopped, a wonderful host greeting you with his wife give you the impression of being... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I visited Ahilya fort in Sept 2014. It was a really good experience. I was transported back in time.They have skillfully preserved the old furniture and ethos of the past era. The hospitality was excellent. Especially enjoyable was dinner and drinks on the patio overlooking Narmada River. The view from luxury tent is the best among all the rooms. It... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

This place is a real paradise in Earth. it is by Narmada River which looks like a small Varanasi. Everything is included, even alcohol and laundry. Food and service are superb. Stay já. A suíte overlooking the River like Narmada Suíte

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Ahilya Fort,what a magnificent place to spend a few days by the Narmada river and in a fort so tenderly refurbished so that its historical value and beauty is discreetly highlighted. We have been going back to Ahilya for for almost 25 years and every time we love it more. Many of the rooms have been beutifully refurbished , food... More 

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philadelphia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our group of six had a three night stay here at the end of three week game viewing trip in India. Ahilya Fort was the perfect place to finish up. The fort is perched on a high bank overlooking the Narmada River and all the village life below - much like Varanasi, except without the dirt and chaos. The food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life. Perhaps part of the joy of being at Maheshwar's Ahilya's Fort hotel is the relief of making it after a very difficult journey there. Nonetheless, a combination of beautiful rooms, amazing home grown food, dinner in a different part of the fort each night - including the ramparts in... More 

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