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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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Bhopal, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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Indore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience of this place was so amazing. it was very quiet, such great staff including the G.M (Archana), we felt like as if we have visited a close friend's house. we stayed here for two nights and I personally opted for the Narmada Suite which was huge and beautiful. The room has great view and very nicely kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

A gem of a place, an absolutely authentic experience! I wish trip advisor had 7 stars for a place which is beyond outstanding. What worked: 1. The suite that we stayed in - the Nagar Khana - very beautifully appointed, extremely comfortable. 2. The food - I could write pages about the food. Unprocessed, organic, and with a twist on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I spent there a weekend and I found it really amazing. I travelled all around the world but then only few places that as remain as authentic. You can visit the temple, swim in the river, get tea on the boat. Great swimming pool. the kitchen was very very good. people really welcoming

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This was a surprise. I had never expected this level of service, attention and hospitality. We stayed in a suite which had a mesmerizing view of Narmada. Very well appointed. Subtle luxury. Very calm. Very well trained, attentive and friendly staff. Food was amazing. They went out of their way to ensure we had an excellent stay. I will definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Ahilya fort in November 2015. The fort is easily accessible from Indore and the drive is comfortable as the highway is in good condition. One of the highlights at Ahilya fort is the food (all your meals are included, even the delicious pre-dinner cocktails). A lot of thought and care goes into making the meals... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $304 - $451 (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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