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pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Grandeur personified. Its a must visit place. The fort, the temples, River Natmada, The ghats, Sahastradhara (1000 streams), Maheshwari Sarees are all worth every bit of time spent there. Dont need any guides. The river cruise for Sahastradhara is a must. Quench your thirst with lemonade on the stalls located at Ghats. "Rehwa", the fort trust venture is a must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location is perfect. The concept of moveable dinning is good, but they don't ask you where but keep on changing the place. All inclusive concept is also new and good. Some of the views from the Hotel are just perfect. Infact its very nice for a secluded holiday. Don't miss the boat ride its simply awesome in the evening. Don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best properties I have visited. I don't know where to begin! For starters... Location: Breathtaking! Food: Delicious, Healthy, Made and fed with Love. Staff: Adorable. Service: Can't ask for more! Stay: More comfortable than you own house, probably. I learned about this property from a friend, saw the pictures and booked it. That it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place for two days break..we had the most relaxing time.lovely view of Narmadaji....couldn't go out becoz of rains but whatever time we had spent in the hotel was very nice n relaxing.. Sir Richard Holkar is a very good host ..He makes sure the guest remains comfortable through out the stay.. Food was amazing unlike what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent three fabulous days at this historic fort which has been turned into a superb hotel. We received a warm welcome from Archana, the lovely manager, the staff and service were terrific, and our room was serene and comfortable. Our host, Prince Richard Holkar, was delightful company, as well as a gifted cook and the delicious meals reflected... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Ahilya on the Narmada has breath taking views of this great river ,excellent hospitality and warmth of a homestay. the highlight of our visit was of course the visit to magical Mandu . Richard Holkar is a truly wonderful host and really made us so comfortable and happy . The Staff led by Kunta Bai are very polite and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

the ajilya fort is where Devi ahalya Bai Holkar used to live and rule. The fort is extremely simple and serves only basic requirement. Its a lesson well learnt that even with simplest of living one can be queen

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We had visited the place a day back .The place is good from scenic point of view.They have tried to keep the gone royalty intact, though it needs a lot of restoration.The place was full of insects and mosquitoes.Whenever someone visits a royal palace they have a quenching thirst for a royal treatment, like when we go to Rajasthan.On the... More 

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

for me travelling is all about knowing the people and the culture. well that is what Ahilya fort offers! staff there is amazing! they actually come and interact. prince holkar and co give you a royal experience with their own presence! the gm( Archana) there is amazing and ofcourse kuntabai who is working there since forever! amazing place man! ps:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

2 hrs drive from Indore, village Maheshwar has 200+ years fort of Holkar's , it has 15 rooms in it with 2 Royal Suites.. The price includes all I.e food , drinks.. Located on Narmada Ghat it's an experience.. Caretaker Kunta Bai is always ready to see your choice and serve with smile.. Great place to relax in Royal way!!!!

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The majestic 250 years old Ahilya Fort sits on the edge of a cliff, high above the sacred Narmada River, surrounded by the beautiful and unexploited town of Maheshwar. The views over the river and ghats are exceptional. Replete with myths and legend, Ahilya Fort offers guests a rare chance to get off the tourist trail and an abundance of things to see and do. With the fabulous, deserted city of Mandu nearby and the famed island temple of Omkareshwar even closer, this is a place at which to spend time and relax but from which you can also explore the area, undisturbed by the other tourists – a stroll down through the town to the ghats is a must. The food is delicious and it’s all-inclusive so, once here, you pay for nothing – be it food, excursions or e-mail! The pool is lovely; terraces and shady areas abound; meals are taken in different areas of the fort; the charming rooms and tents have superb views, balconies & gardens; the weaving center here is famous nationwide. A boat trip at sundown is something you will never forget. Truly a memorable place where you could spend days or weeks!There are 10 bedrooms scattered around the premises and the rates include full board and all excursions. It is the most perfect base for visiting Mandu (1 hour away) and is just a 2-hour drive from Indore. It makes the perfect place to end or start a holiday, as there is so much to do. From here you may also visit Dhar, Baneshwar and Omkareshwar. Being a gourmet himself, your host Prince Richard Holkar has the highest standards and the food here is delicious. Staying here is like a time wrap as the village is still enclosed within the fort itself and is truly wonderful to explore in your own time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ahilya Fort

Address: Ahilya Wada, Maheshwar 451224, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Maheshwar
Price Range: $284 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ahilya Fort 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Ahilya Fort Hotel Maheshwar
Ahilya Fort Madhya Pradesh
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