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Rajasthan Hotels

Samode Haveli

  • Local Flavor
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Charmingly decorated main dining room
  • Huge rooms
  • Grounds have swings for kids

Cons

  • Fancier rooms are very expensive
  • Vehicle access problematic during rush hours
  • No Wi-Fi in the rooms

Updated 10/06/2014

Fodor's Review

Hidden amid the lanes of the Pink City, this stately and rambling heritage hotel preserves its Rajasthani character and harbors a few surprises, including elegant gardens and a beautiful open-air pool with pool-side bar. Built for a prime minister of the royal court in the mid-19th century and arranged around two courtyards, it contains some original frescoes.Walk up the elephant ramp entrance, built to accommodate the pachyderm-riding guests at a Samode clan wedding,

and you are arriving at a royal manor built in the popular Indo-Saracenic style of the time. Rooms are spacious and opulent, including the luxurious quarters of the local Rajput himself. Low arches and mazelike corridors add to the character. The deluxe suites, priced a little higher are elegant, with long bathrooms. Camel and elephant rides can be arranged.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Near Gangapole, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302002, India

Phone:

141-263–2407; 141-263–2370; 141-263–1942

Website: www.samode.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 39 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 10/06/2014

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