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Amritsar, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One night stay here and all the Enid Blyton stories about adventures in castles swirled in my mind ! An old dusty place with history writ large everywhere from the faded facade to painted and repainted walls ,pillars and roofs , from old furniture to interesting artefacts and of course the family portraits ! Huge suit with alcoves and open...

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 29, 2016

As part of a cycle trip we were able to stay for 1 one at this Fort. This is not my first experience here, having spent a night here some 5 years ago. Nothing has really changed and the whole place is in a time warp. This is not a place to stay if you can't make stairs or have...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed November 15, 2016

and go for one night sleeping with the stars in the desert. Mr. Singh will do wharever he can to make your stay unforgettable! And the village has so much to offer as compared to crowded touristic places. I love it and keep coming again and again!

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Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience to stay in this old castle! The owner, his wife and the staff were very welcoming and available. We felt ourselves at home. We had the chance to take part in the Diwali's ceremony. Mr Singh was available at any time to explain us the history of this magical place. He was also of good...

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

The castle fort is an authentic ancient 17th Century building. It is lost in time, not altered or modernized, except minimally. The Royal Family who are your hosts in this most incredible of homestays, are part of that feudal past which still exists in rural India. It is an experience of a life time. Our exquisite suite Number 1 over...

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Odenthal, Germany
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Staying in Narayan Niwas is nothing for travellers in search of luxury you find in Oberoi Hotels. Luxury in Narayan Niwas is different: it is a place that seemed to have dropped out of time, the Castle has not been restored for enormous amounts but especially that makes the Charme. Sitting on one of the numerous Roof-terraces an watching the...

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is a stay like no other we have experienced. It will linger with you. Anyone who is interested in history, you definitely should experience this castle and true warmth & humility of the royal family which resides there. It overlooks the Raghunath temple & early morning on the terrace is so peaceful, with varied birds above us. Also the...

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had the great opportunity to stay in Mahansar Castel, hosted by Lal Singh and his lovable family. Yes...it's a real castle and it's simply beautiful! Lal was a great host. He took care about us and his wife, Padam, cooked for us so many and delicious indian dishes. She is a great and passionate cooker! In Castle-Mahansar, you can...

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christchurch, nz
Reviewed July 8, 2016

It was my second stay at this wonderful old castle. This time with my mother and her friend. A sprawling old fort castle in the middle of a wonderful rural village this place is a really special experience as you are sharing with the Royal Family and Mr Singh is such a gracious host ensuring all your needs are met....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We enjoyed our 2 nights stay here. The family make you feel relaxed and very welcome. The castle itself is amazing with ancient decoration on the walls. My husband and I both enjoyed the delicious food that was served for every meal. Very tasty curries. Also the beer was 'cold' which is a real plus in India. It was great...

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Thakur Nahar Singh laid the foundation of Narayan Niwas Castle at Mehansar in 1768. Family has lived in the castle for centuries and now have opened its gates to the honored guests. Hotel Narayan Niwas Castle also popularly known as Mehansar castle is situated amongst the midst of semi desert and rural surroundings. Hotel Narayan Niwas Castle is free from all sorts of pollutions commercial or natural. And it is the most authentic castle of the area where no new building has being made during the renovation. Castle is becoming popular among the writers, fashion photographers and art lovers. Mehansar itself has several frescoed temples, havelis, cenotaphs and wells. ... more   less 

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Address: P O Mahansar | District Jhunjhunu, Mahansar 331030, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Mahansar
Price Range: $26 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Pot luck is needed here, getting a room with a toilet is better than a "long drop"”
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“Room 1 is the best and well worth the extra tiny bit of money”
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“The Suite was amazing, we had a court for ourselves and an open-door living-room”
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“Go for Suite number 6(will offer an excellent view & terrace) or number 1”
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