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Narayan Niwas Castle

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P O Mahansar | District Jhunjhunu, Mahansar 331030, India
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christchurch, nz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We had a great stay in this beautiful castle in Shekhawati. They serve homemade food, which is very tasty, at a very reasonable price. They also organise horse riding tours, but you need to inform them in advance.

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Kiama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We really enjoyed our 4 day stay at this historic castle. The Thakur, Maheshwar and his friendly wife made us very welcome. They cooked excellent food and arranged anything we wanted without seeking commissions. This is old India where people are honest and dignified and genuinely have the interests of their guests at heart. The town of Mahensar is worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We found this Castle via tripadvisor based on the already given feedbacks. Yes - if you are searching for a unique homestay in a castle and you love old heritage places this could be the place for you. We stayed in the heritage Suite nr 1 which was big enough to offer 3 People a separate sleeping area in the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were part of a family group of 9 members on a trip to the Shekhawati region recently and we stayed at Narayan Niwas Castle at Mahansar for 3 nights. While Heritage Suites 1 and 5 are good, other rooms and the rest of the property could do with better upkeep. Since there were no geysers in the rooms, hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here as I had never slept in a castle before. The owner is incredibly nice and will accommodate your every need. The rooms are large, nicely decorated and at a reasonable price. If you're just passing through like I was, or looking to stay for a few days I would highly recommend narayan niwas!

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Makassar, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Mahansar is a sleepy Shekhawati village near Bissau, Rajasthan. One huge 1768 built fort dominates the village. In this fort, you can stay the night and feel the old dusty charm of an old gone Rajput era. 15 Rooms, all varying in size and quality but with equally hard matrasses and basic facilities. But don't come here and expect luxury,... More 

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Great location,good food,good atmosphere,good hosts. Mahansar is a good base in shekhawati, the food at the castle is excellent, the castle is very atmospheric, if not grand. Had a great stay, the owner is great, very helpful and welcoming.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in the Narayan Niwas Castle in mahansar sadly for only one day. It was the most amazing experience I have ever had. Every one was super friendly, the family was amazing and the food, oh the food, I can't stop thinking about the food, it was the best I have ever had. If I had... More 

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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 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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