Book These Heritage Stays When You Are In Jaisalmer

If you're considering a trip to Jaisalmer, bookmark these places to stay that offer a dose of heritage and history with oodles of atmosphere
Stay like a royal in Jaisalmer
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Jaisalmer, the desert city of forts, havelis, and bazaars lives up to its reputation with its enchanting structures which proudly bear their heritage. Close to the Thar Desert and located in western Rajasthan, Jaisalmer looks upon a magnificent landscape of unforgiving sand dunes and natural splendour. The Jaisalmer Fort is not just a tourist attraction but also contains a bazar, hotels, and ancient homes where descendants of the original inhabitants still lead their colourful lives. If you are planning a visit, here are some places to stay in with a dose of heritage and history.

The heritage stay has an Indo-Saracenic blend of architecture
The heritage stay has an Indo-Saracenic blend of

WelcomHeritage Mandir Palace

Built a couple of centuries ago by Maharawal Moolraj Ji, this architectural masterpiece is notable for its Indo-Saracenic blend of style, intricate balconies, canopies, screen carvings, and stonework. Look out for the 'Badal Vilas'. Said to be the tallest structure in town, it provides a panoramic perspective of the city.

For bookings visit here.

Address: Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer

Killa Bhawan

Killa Bhawan 

Killa Bhawan is part of the Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a majestic symbol of the city’s rich history. Made up of three renovated Jaisalmer Fort bastions, it takes you to a bygone period. Sip your evening tea on the patio while witnessing some of Jaisalmer's spectacular sunsets. The rooms are decorated in brilliant hues and filled with antiques and treasures from the heydays of the Maharajas.

For bookings visit here.

Address: Killa Bhawan On Fort, 445 Kotri Para, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

Enjoy a poolside barbeque at Fort Rajwada
Enjoy a poolside barbeque at Fort Rajwada@thefortrajwada/Instagram

Hotel Rajwada

Five minutes from the Jaisalmer Fort, this hotel is a haven of privileged solitude. The space invites you to experience Rajputana royalty's way of life. The luxury hotel has traditional balconies and interiors with elaborate carvings and jaalis, some of which are over 400 years old. You can avail of several modern amenities including a poolside barbecue and a rooftop sunset bar from which to watch the sun set behind the Jaisalmer Fort.

For bookings visit here.

Address: 1, Hotel Complex, Jodhpur Barmer Link Road, Jaisalmer-345001, Rajasthan

Narayan Niwas Palace
Narayan Niwas

Hotel Narayan Niwas Palace

Narayan Niwas Palace is a heritage hotel that was restored from a 19th century ancestral residence. The hotel is tastefully equipped, with a royal touch in every nook and cranny. If you want to get your money's worth out of your stay in Jaisalmer, this is one of the greatest places to stay. The palace depicts the splendour and beauty of the Rajput era and provides a wonderful perspective of the Jaisalmer Fort.

For bookings visit here.

Address: Near Jain Bhawan, Malkapol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, near Jain Bhawan, Malka Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

The pool at the hotel
The pool at the hotel@pacharautenpitak/Instagram

Hotel Rang Mahal

Rang Mahal, a historic beauty in Jaisalmer's Golden City, invites visitors to a bygone period. With its exquisite design, rich legacy, and genuine hospitality, this palace hotel provides a timeless experience in the heart of Rajasthan's desert splendour.

For bookings visit here.

Address: 5, Hotel Complex, Jaisalmer-Sam Dhanana Rozd, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

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