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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was most fortunate to stay one night at the Ghanerao Royal Castle on my riding tour in Rajasthan. My Heritage Suite was the former quarters of the Maharani. The rooms were elegant and the decor included some of the original furnishings of the royal family and was a history and cultural lesson unto itself. After several nights in high-rise...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and writing a wonderful review. We loved serving you and are happy to hear of your enjoyable overall stay. We are humbled by your detailed observations. Our team much appreciates your encouraging remarks. We would love to welcome you back.

Pushkar, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ghanerao is about 12 km from Ranakpur. The Royal Castle is in the centre of the village and a wonderful place to relax and unwind. Mementos of times gone by are scattered around the corridors and rooms. My room was beautifully appointed, the staff were excellent and the food good. A rooftop terrace gives you great views for miles around.

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Dear Howard, Thanks for a very generous and encouraging feedback. We are very happy to hear of your overall satisfaction with our rooms, food and service. It's been a pleasure serving you. We would love to welcome you back.

Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful castle. Fantastic food, even our 10 and 13 year old children liked it. They said it was the best food they had eaten in Rajasthan. Had personal service as no one else was staying, and had best pick of the rooms. Disappointed we could not pay for the rooms on card as we were short on cash. Loud...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for your valuable feedback and we are happy to get to know that you had good time here at Ghanerao Royal Castle. and hope you enjoyed your all stays here. Being our special guest we appreciate for choosing our Hotel for your stay purpose and love to serve you always. We are again looking positive to welcome...

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It Is the appropriate place to take a break of those hurried tours around the "Golden Triangle" and Rajasthan. It is quiet and beautiful old castle without pretentions, with peacocks flying free in the surroundings and a careful attention at all times. A delicious dinner at an incredible price. The rooms are very clean and the staff extremely attentive, eager...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for your valuable feedback and we are happy to get to know that you had good time here at Ghanerao Royal Castle and hope you enjoyed your all stays here. Being our special guest we appreciate for choosing our Hotel for your stay purpose and love to serve you always. We are again looking positive to welcome...

Lille, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first feeling: overwhelmed by the beauty and the size of this hotel which is literally a palace. we felt so lucky to have found this place, isolated from the main touristic circuits. This old palace, built 400 years ago, is really a hidden gem. We really enjoyed the architecture of the place, and the way the hosts kept "the...

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Dear Guest, Very thanks for your valuable feedback and love to see your ratings and reviews and sharing your stay experience. Hope you had a nice and comfortable stay here. We are looking most positive to welcome you very soon.

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ghanerao royal castle the name boasts it's just an olden times mansion with few antique possessions. The stairs are too big for elderly people to climb up. The linen used is clean but the rooms and bathroom need a lot of renovation to be done. Not at all worth the price. We reached there around midnight had booked the room...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We arrived as part of a group of 6 ,after a long 6 hour journey and it was well worth travelling the distance. Everything was perfect and we were made to feel so very welcome. A really calm and relaxing taste of Old India as the Maharaja might have lived. Original features tastefully preserved. Our rooms were stunning so many...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for a lovely review highlighting our hospitality and service. We enjoy serving our Guests and are happy to hear of your overall satisfaction. We are humbled by your detailed observations. Our team much appreciates your encouraging remarks. We would love to welcome you back.

London
Reviewed 6 January 2017

A great, rambling royal house full of faded splendour, quaint and fascinating niches, nooks and crannies and stunningly beautiful places to sit and enjoy the atmosphere and the lovely views of the surprisingly neat and unspoilt village of Ghanerao and the Aravalli Hills. Our suite was utterly charming and beautiful. It almost added to the charm that we had to...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was a very pleasant stay at Ghanerao Castle. Everything was perfect from the stay to staff to experience. I can't wait to go back. It is not a place where you should expect a hotel like treatment with TV and phone to call an attendant. It is a very homely environment and you have to merge into the royal...

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Dear Khushboo Balwani, Thanks for your valuable feedback and we are happy to get to know that you had good time here at Ghanerao Royal Castle. Being our special guest we appreciate for choosing our Hotel for your stay purpose and love to serve you always. We are again looking positive to welcome you always

Reviewed 6 December 2016

Hi Guys, we were a couple to stay at this Old yet fascinating property maintained in its own ways. We reached at 10pm at the hotel after long journey from Mt. Abu. Though I am fond of trying off beat places, I was afraid when I reached this small Rajasthan village. To add on, our taxi driver asking me whether...

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Dear Krishabh, We are glad to have guest like you and we just loved your review and get to know that our team had made your stay comfortable. We are also very happy that you liked our overall services and reviewed about it. We are humbled by your detailed observations. Being our special guest we appreciate for choosing our Hotel...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ghanerao Royal Castle was founded in 1606 by Gopal Das Rathore, a brave rajput warrior from the Mertia clan. It’s a small town located strategically at the entrance of one of the few ancient passes in the Aravali range that connects the erstwhile states of Udaipur and Jodhpur the two strongholds of Rajasthan, Mewar and Marwar. The castle is a beautiful classic edifice of marble and red sand stone jharonkas.The courtyards are habituated by dancing peacocks and lined with colourful bougainvillea. No two rooms are like, with quaint sit outs and staircases furnished aesthetically keeping the environment and the sensibility of the area and local traditions. Sumptuous meals are served, prepared using age old traditional recopies of the family, who reside there and retain the old local staff as well to give a feeling of harmony and community. A home away from home- its serenity has attracted many a writers and painters and many happy couples have taken their marriage vows in the traditional way. Its the only village in Rajasthan which boasts of thirty-three step wells and beautiful cenotaphs and by lanes strewn with heritage havelis. Ghanerao school of arts is also famous for its traditional Rajput style paintings, To keep oneself busy, one can:Visit some of the 33 stepwells.Visit the tribal belt to meet the Gharasiya and Rabari tribes.Visit the Muchala Mahavir Temple.Walk or do a Jeep safari to the Crocodile dam.Walk or drive to the Ghanerao Jungle Lodge which is located at the edge of Kumbhalgarh National Park.Visit Kumbhalgarh National Park by jeep or horse safari or trekking.Drive to the Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur TemplesUdaipur is 120 kms away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ghanerao Royal Castle

Address: Village Post Ghanerao | Rajasthan, India, Ghanerao 306704, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Ghanerao
Price Range: $41 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“There was no internet and no TV neither; but believe: it is to be appreciated that one can be disconnected from the world althougt for a day”
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