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“Shahi Guest House”
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Shahi Guest House
Ranked #12 of 154 Specialty Lodging in Jodhpur
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Shahi Guest House”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Me and my sister stayed in this guest house after recovering from being extremely sick and having a hard time. This was the best place we stayed at in our two months of travelling both Nepal and India. It was a beautiful, beautiful room with an amazing view, situated just beneath the rooftop restaurant (which also had great food!). The family who owned the hotel made us feel so welcome and were so generous to us. They were genuinely lovely people. We were invited to a wedding of the manager's niece, which was a unique experience I will remember forever.

I absolutely recommend coming here (it was also one of the best showers I had in India, plenty of hot water!).

Room Tip: The room we stayed in was wonderful - just under the restaurant on the balcony. Though all of them a...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

We went there in September as a couple. My first image of this property is that it is a bit overpriced but then the view from the balcony and the simpleness of the room covered it up for me. The location is inside the street hence you have to walk as the auto will not go over ther. The place is safe and the service is excellent. We also like the food provided to us. The host also explained to us the places to visit and things to do very well hence everything was very well planned.
This place is not a luxury place which you might think thinking about the price you are paying but it has its own charm. If you feel like having a typical haveli experience then this homestay is for you.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2014

We went here just a few days before NYE. The hotel rooms all have that unique vintage feel to them. The location is a little tricky to understand, but you get a hang of it after a few trips back and forth.

Key things about this place
1. Pure home cooked vegetarian food served at the roof top restaurant here.
2. Excellent view of old Jodhpur city and the mehrangarh fort.
3.Value for money.
4.Always negotiate prices beforehand with the rickshawallahs.

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2014

We had a very large room just beneath the rooftop restaurant. Balcony on 2 sides and a panoramic view over the city and the fort. Bed is very confortable and hot water is on all the time.
Good rooftop restaurant. Do try their vegetable byriani. Very friendly service!
Jos an Kriss (Belgium)

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view on a higher floor.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014

I loved this place. My corner room, one level beneath the rooftop, offered panoramic views of the blue city below and the fort above, and lots of glimpses into windows, onto rooftops, and into the warren of narrow streets below. The large room was beautifully decorated with fabrics and artwork, and had a nice sitting area. There was plenty of hot water and the added bonus of a large bathtub. (Bring your own stopper if you are looking forward to a good soak - I didn't have one and was disappointed.) The wifi is reliable and has a strong signal. It's very close to the clock tower. From the hotel's front door take 2 right turns and left turn and just follow the signs to get back home, if you get lost, though wandering through the streets of old town is part of Jodhpur's charm. I will definitely stay here again and, in fact, have already booked another stay in April.

Room Tip: Go high -- for the view and to get a respite from the noise of the streets.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

Beautiful haveli with stained glass and steep staircases to the rooms on the higher levels. It was clean, spacious and beautifully decorated with a good bathroom and hot water. The owners were very friendly and helpful - they sent a driver to meet us and drive us to the guest house which was a huge bonus as the haveli was located in the warren of the old city. Easy walk to to markets and the clock tower area. The rooftop restaurant had an amazing view of the surrounding blue buildings and the fort at the top of the cliff. You couldn't get a better view and it was wonderful to sit up there in the evening and watch the moon, the stars and the lights on the fort.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

This guest house in an old Haveli is a wonderful place to stay in Jodphur once you find it. Your tuk tuk driver will take to to his mates place first and tell you that it doesnt exist. We stayed in a Shahi suite which was huge with windows both sides with a clean bathroom. We went there in January and be warned it gets really cold at night and we had to ask for extra blankets which the owners were happy to provide. The best thing about it is the roof terrace with a wonderful view of the fort and a welcome calm space away from the madness of Jodphur. The only thing and totally not their fault is the ranting and raving coming from the local mosque which went on, would you believe, till five o clock in the morning. We only stayed two nights ( easy to book from home on their website ) but were glad to get out of the place. Take the train for your onward journey ( 2nd class, aircon two tire lower berth ) six hour to Jaipur, rather than wasting a day traveling back to Delhi. Well worth a short visit to see the wonderful old fort.

Room Tip: try to get the Shahi king suite
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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ShahiHeritage, Owner at Shahi Guest House, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Dear Sir/Madam
Thanks for your time to write review for us.I am apologize for here you could not sleep well but this is not our fault. At that time there was a festival of Muslim (BARAHWAFAT) that's why in the mosque they celebrate full of night and it happens once a year and we cant stop that.The sound was coming from the clock tower area because near our guest house there is not any mosque but i am happy to hear that the rest things you like here.
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Property: Shahi Guest House
Address: City Police Gandhi Street | Opp. Narsingh Temple, Jodhpur 342001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Jodhpur
Amenities:
Restaurant
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Ranked #12 of 154 Specialty Lodging in Jodhpur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Shahi Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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