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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convivial, luxurious and in a very good way, slightly eccentric, there is so much that is simply "right" about this lovely hotel. Added to this, Maheshwar itself is the most welcoming, vibrant and colourful of towns. Drifting down the Narmada on one of the hotel...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded 3 weeks ago

Robert and Wendy thank you so much for your words of support, which make proud our staff and enthuse them to continue the good work.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perched high above the ghats of Maheshwar, 250-year-old AHILYA FORT watches over the sacred Narmada river like a sentinel. Once the residence of a famed Maratha queen, this beautifully restored hotel offers a combination of tranquillity and royal allure along with mesmerising views of the...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings Prasanna V Thank you for taking the time to make a TA entry,. It was thorough and informative. I am happy that tyour overall experience was good. As far as food is concerned, we offer a light western lunch, suitable for daytime temperatures of...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

It was a hot day...43 degrees centigrade, and we entered this sleepy, dusty town of Maheshwar and turned left to go to the fort. This was the erstwhile capital of the Malwa kingdom in the 18th century. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar made this her principal...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded April 27, 2018

Hello Shanth So nice to know that you enjoyed Maheshwar. You might wish to come back and spend a night or two in Labbooz' Lodge, where we have some very charming rooms, in the ancient fort gate house. Regards R Holkar

Reviewed April 8, 2018

we have spent a fortnight in India in the spring for many years and over the last 15 years covered most of the country; we found the fort 6 years ago and were very keen to return. I was amused by the critical review of...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded April 9, 2018

Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to post your review. And yes, we are definitely not for everyone, just for all those travellers who appreciate our "out of the ordinary" "no star" experience/. My staff and I try to maintain this feeling, with little...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018

I reluctantly visited in bad weather(summer) with my son and still we had the most wonderful stay.The fort is like a boutique palace property and has the right elements of homely mixed with royalty.The highlights were the Narmada room ( river facing) which is luxurious...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Prachi Thank you for taking the time to make a Trip Advisor notation. You are very right; Ahilya Fort is my home, and run like a home. Some people arrive thinking that it is a 5* place, and are surprised and maybe disappointed. Their...More

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We have 4 friendly pugs.. they have had very limited interaction with other dogs, but what has has been good.
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Aditi, they do fantastic get-togethers in the courtyards or even the main Verandah overlooking the mighty river. Maybe the garden or the back ramparts can be used.Who needs a banquet hall when you have such wonderful places... More
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