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Hotel Suraj
Ranked #29 of 108 Hotels in Jaisalmer
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Reviewed October 20, 2008

If you are expecting 5 star then this place is not for you however for hospitality a beautiful old building and atmosphere you cant go wrong Chimmy looked after us brilliantly we had the maharaja Suite. Hotel was a beautiful building set in a perfect location. This hotel made our great trip to Jaisalmer very memorable. If you want an authentic experience this place is perfect. One of the highlights of my second trip to India

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 30, 2008

The Maharaja room is just fantastic. Located on the north side of the building it is cool and fresh and is also very quiet at night. It's something like 60 Squre meters, with columns and frescos allover. Incredible. They are working now to increase the level of furniture, whihc at the moment is essential. Bed is new, soft mattrass and soft pillow: perfect for sleeping. DEfinitely worth the whole travel to jaisalmer to sleep one night in this room. NOt all rooms are yet equal though, so, in summer, the higher rooms may be a bit warm, although still as they were 400 years ago.

  • Stayed: March 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 27, 2007

Hotel Suraj is inside the fort in Jaisalmer.

It was a great and unique experience. The hotel is in an old haveli and, apart from electricity and water, hasn't been updated so you feel that you are staying in a place that is very like a museum.

Chimmy who runs the place is charming and helpful.

It is worth putting aside creature comforts for a couple of nights for the experience of staying here.

  • Stayed: November 2007
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 9, 2017
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  • Stayed: March 2017, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: March 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 15, 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2016, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Hotel Suraj

Address: | on fort, next to Jain Temple, Jaisalmer 345001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Jaisalmer District > Jaisalmer
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #29 of 108 Hotels in Jaisalmer
Price Range: $13 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The land of Jaisalmer reminds you of the past days of maharajas and their havelis with fine architecture and eye catching facades. We are pleased to announce that our haveli is among one of them. Named after the founder of this haveli, Shree Suraj Karan G, our haveli is 500 years old converted into hotel being the 18th generation of same family who made this building. We can proudly say that we are among one of the hotels who started the trend of haveli style and homestay hotels. Running our haveli as a homestay from last 25 years we have received a lot of love and complements regarding our hotel. The main reason behind is that we haven't changed the main structure and antique theme of our rooms. Staying on ground floor we have converted upper floor rooms into hotel rooms with a bit of modern facilities so that the guests can get all the comfort enjoying the history of haveli. ... more   less 
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