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Laxmi Vilas Palace  Price Band:   101-200 per room / villa per night
Laxmi Vilas Palace
Swimming Pool
Restaurant
Flora/Fauna
Bird Watching
Parking
Fax Available
Dining
 

Built as a palace for Raja Raghnatu Singh at the end of the 19th century, Laxmi Vilas became a hotel in 1994. Set amidst 50 acres, and surrounded by yellow undulating fields of mustard the unmistakable Mughal style of architecture illustrates the old pattern of life.

A massive archway entrance richly carved from sandstone leads to inner courtyards with marble fountains and intriguing cupolas. The purpose of the single entrance was to protect the royal womenfolk from intruder’s eyes. A second courtyard was for the exclusive use of the Queen, Princesses and their female servants.

Rooms of immense proportions open onto the courtyards and surrounding galleries and minarets. Walls are decorated with colourful frescoes depicting the feats of Lord Krishna. Dcor and furnishings belong to its period, with elaborate, antique furniture and the careful addition of modern day comforts.

 The staff are very friendly and multi-skilled which creates a wonderful social scene at dinner times in the central courtyard, commonly known as the ‘Chowk’.

To the rear of the property is a large swimming pool, bathing terrace and jacuzzi . The terrace is a beautiful spot for private dining as is the central courtyard, brought to life with subtle coloured lighting.

This is a hotel full of character, bestowing a real feel of the heritage of old Rajasthan.

Built as a palace for Raja Raghnatu Singh at the end of the 19th century, Laxmi Vilas became a hotel in 1994. Set amidst 50 acres, and surrounded by yellow undulating fields of mustard the unmistakable Mughal style of architecture illustrates the old pattern of life.

 A massive archway entrance richly carved from sandstone leads to inner courtyards with marble fountains and intriguing cupolas. The purpose of the single entrance was to protect the royal womenfolk from intruder’s eyes. A second courtyard was for the exclusive use of the Queen, Princesses and their female servants.

Rooms of immense proportions open onto the courtyards and surrounding galleries and minarets. Walls are decorated with colourful frescoes depicting the feats of Lord Krishna. Dcor and furnishings belong to its period, with elaborate, antique furniture and the careful addition of modern day comforts.

 The staff are very friendly and multi-skilled which creates a wonderful social scene at dinner times in the central courtyard, commonly known as the ‘Chowk’.
To the rear of the property is a large swimming pool, bathing terrace and jacuzzi . The terrace is a beautiful spot for private dining as is the central courtyard, brought to life with subtle coloured lighting.

This is a hotel full of character, bestowing a real feel of the heritage of old Rajasthan.

Highs Lows

• The architectural workmanship and paintwork are fascinating but if visited off season the paintwork looks a little tired. 
 
• Dining in the chowk in peak season is delightful. 
 
• A variety of charming and comfortable bedrooms, each with its own personality.

• Comfort overrides luxury. 
 
• The monsoon rains can impede sightseeing and sunbathing May to August 
 
• Some may find the hunting trophies in the dining room a little off-putting

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