If you're heading to Rajasthan and wondering where to stay, check out this guide to the best Rajsthan hotels in the most popular cities. There's everything from opulent palace hotels, to quaint heritage homes and budget guesthouses.
Want to stay in a heritage heritage hotel in Jaipur but you're visiting India on a budget? Here are five of the best budget hotels in Jaipur below $75.
Some of India's oldest and finest palace hotels can be found in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, reflective of the city's particularly wealthy royalty that once occupied them.
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Jaisalmer is often referred to as being straight out of a romantic Arabian Nights fable. It's a cliche, but how better to describe this remarkable sandstone city that rises magically from the sand dunes of the Rajasthan desert? Here's where to stay to make your trip even more special.
The Serai, Jaisalmer.
The Thar Desert is undoubtedly one of the major attractions around Jaisalmer, and rarely do tourists visit the fairytale city and not venture out into it. These days, there are numerous options for staying out in the desert in a tent or desert camp, ranging from basic to ultra luxurious.
Even if your budget doesn't extend as far as staying in one of the palace hotels in Jodhpur, you can still have a delightful stay in a heritage property. Here are five of the best budget hotels in Jodhpur below $50.
The blue city of Jodhpur doesn't have as many palace hotels as other cities in Rajasthan, but it does have the extraordinary Umaid Bhawan.
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Heading to the Pushkar Camel Fair and wondering where to stay? There are number of options. These Puskhar hotels are all excellent choices, even if you're not going for the Fair.
Udaipur doesn't require you to stay in a luxury palace hotel to enjoy its charms. There are plenty of inexpensive hotels to choose from, offering magical views of Lake Pichola and the Lake Palace Hotel (when it comes to really experiencing Udaipur, the view is important). You'll find many of them in the tangle of touristy streets around Lal Ghat, close to the City Palace and Jagdish Temple.
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Romantic Udaipur, known for its beautiful lakes and palaces, is possibly the best city in India for a stay that's reminiscent of royalty. There are many palace hotels to choose from.
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The Rajasthan countryside is dotted with captivating fort and palace hotels, which make wonderful escapes away from hectic city life.
Luxury in Rural Rajasthan
Located in the Pali district of Rajasthan, head to Lakshman Sagar if you want to experience rural life in India without sacrificing any comforts. This hotel, which used to be a royal hunting lodge, is absolutely magnificent and inspirational in its design. It's also the perfect place for some peaceful pampering, away from city sightseeing.