although the hotel looks quite nice and the room was basic, but good, I am not going to rate this hotel high. Some bad experiences nearly ruined our trip and unfortunately we left Udaipur with a sour taste... The hotel has a good location but pretty much all hotels have one since Udaipur is so small and everything is close by.
We called ahead to check whether there was a room available and yes there was and they told us a reasonable price on the phone. When we arrived there in the early morning we waited for a room until 10:30. Then they said a higher price than the one on the phone and gave some excuse that our room was already booked by someone else 2 weeks ago (and forget to mention it when I called I guess). When we were ready to leave and find another hotel, the manager agreed on the original price. The room was ok, basic but it was at night sometimes too loud to catch some sleep. The restaurant was not at all good value for money, there are much better options around such as Jasmine restaurant and Lotus cafe. The internet connection was crap. The reception was never staffed. When we wanted to do laundry we calculated everything (price is per piece of clothing) and when we wanted to pay afterwards we saw that they tried to rip us off for more than 150 rupees! They said that my nearly see through blouse with buttons was counted as "a jacket", which was 50Rupees, and stuff like that. I had a huge argument with the manager (who I didn't like from the start) and during our previous 15 months of traveling I have never been so angry. We still paid too much and I wish we hadn't. I hate Indians who systematically try to rip off white "rich" tourists. If you do too, don't go here. Many good value options around (so we heard from many tourists).
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