We spent three nights at the RAAS hotel over the Deepavali festival. An unforgettable experience!! Such a gorgeous hotel. The room was spacious and stylish, the bathroom was top quality (had an enormous bath with a candle on the side), the view of the Fort spectacular and the combination of modern and ancient architecture really effective.
As you approach the hotel from the reception area it is breathtakingly beautiful.
The pool was lovely, the rooftop terrace with view on the fort very romantic and the quality of the food, in particular the breakfast, excellent. The staff were all very attentive and helpful (my husband needed to see a doctor and hotel immediately arranged a one to attend to him in the privacy of our room). Overall this hotel rates as one of the best hotels we have ever stayed. An oasis in the middle of a busy, noisy City.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Inside the Walled City of Jodhpur and under the imposing stare of Mehrangarh Fort, sits RAAS. The site was formerly the home of the aristocratic Thakur family, and the original 18th-century haveli has been carefully renovated to produce the four old buildings of the hotel. The three new buildings are modern and contemporary in their use of space and light, and yet are grounded in tradition. Jodhpur's red sandstone unites the new with the old, with modern designs in its latticing and carving adding a fresh dimension to the region's age-old stone carving industry. This seamless harmony between the old and the new, the modern and the traditional, extends to all aspects of RAAS. Almost all of the rooms have magnificent views of Mehrangarh Fort from both the private terraces and from the cast iron bathtubs, and those that don’t have their own private gardens and views over the old haveli and landscaped gardens of RAAS. The rooms are furnished with state of the art amenities: all rooms are air-conditioned with the latest eco friendly machines, and have overhead fans, hairdryers, safes, central heating, wi-fi, TV, telephones and en suite bathrooms. There are rooms with easy access for the handicapped and non-smoking rooms. RAAS boasts two fine dining restaurants, which offer both Indian and International cuisine: Darikhana is a beautiful terraced restaurant and the Baradari Café is inside the old pavilion and offers a relaxing location near the pool. There is also a luxury spa that offers a full range of treatments and a boutique shop. RAAS is the ideal place to soak up the rich local heritage of Jodhpur while at the same time indulging in opulent luxury and comfort. As soon as you drive through the old wooden gates in RAAS’s very own blue tuk-tuk, the majesty of Mehrangarh Fort will be tempered by your sense of relaxation. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Raas Haveli Hotel Jodhpur