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Dera Mandawa, Jaipur

Dera Madawa Hotel, Jaipur

Built around 1885 by Thakur Jait Singh Ji of Mandawa for a residence during his visit to the court of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the Dera Madawa is now run by his great grandson, whose family act as hosts. This tranquil residence has peaceful gardens and a central courtyard, acting as the main social space.

There are plenty of opportunities for al fresco dining for your continental or India breakfast, and set menu lunch and dinner, and a restaurant if you’d prefer to eat indoors. There are just 11 suites in total, and these are set over two floors, giving you plenty of living (and sleeping) space. Cosy corners, swings and awnings provide the perfect opportunities for chilling out with a book.

Things to do:

  • Meander through the markets on your way to the Amer Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Visit the beautiful Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
  • Be impressed by the magnificent City Palace
  • Tell the time from the world’s largest stone sundial at Jantar Mantar observatory

Hotel facilities at Dera Madawa, Jaipur:

  • Central courtyard
  • Cooking demonstrations (need to be booked in advance)
  • Dining room
  • Evening performances from the hotel’s resident musician
  • Garden
  • Library for watching TV or DVDs, reading or traditional dice games
  • Lounge
  • Option to use the swimming pool at Alsisar Haveli (5 minutes drive)

Room facilities at Dera Madawa, Jaipur:

The spacious suites at the Dera Madawa are built on two levels, with a bedroom, study and a lobby or gallery, giving you plenty of room to spread out during your stay. The suites are decorated in bright colours with traditional motifs, and offer quiet corners, swings and awnings as cosy places to curl up with a book, nap or just be. Rooms include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast options including eggs, toast, fruits, fresh juices or a Rajasthani morning meal
  • Bath
  • Filtered drinking water
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryer
  • Lavish king size beds with luxury Rajasthani linen
  • Minibar
  • Phone
  • Rooftops, balconies, nooks and gardens for sunlit escapes
  • Safe
  • Suites built on two levels comprising of lobby/galleries, a study and a bedroom
  • Tea and coffee maker

At Authentic India Tours our North India holidays are tailor made to meet your exact requirements. You can stay at the Dera Mandawa, Jaipur for a couple of nights as part of a tour, add some nights as an extension to your trip or make it the centre piece of your North Indian holiday.