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Orchard Palace, Gondal

Orchard Palace, Gondal - Authentic India Tours

Previously the luxury accommodation for the guests of the Maharaja of Gondal, The Orchard Palace is now a wonderful heritage hotel that allows you a peek into the life of its former fancy guests. One of the most authentic and welcoming hotels in western India, Orchard Palace has gorgeous 40’s art deco interiors and a lovely 19th-century arched façade, along with indulgent rooms with three-piece suites and antique prints.  

On the menu in the main restaurant is a range of American, Asian, British, European, French and Indian cuisine for you to choose from, or if you fancy something lighter al fresco, there is a delightful picnic area outside. Enjoy the tranquillity as you stroll through the well-tended gardens filled with flowering plants, or sit watching the sun go down on the terrace.  

Things to do

  • Start your engine and motor to the Royal Vintage & Classic Car Collection, a fantastic assemblage of 32 vehicles previously owned by royalty, from modern racing cars driven by the current maharaja, to a 1935 vintage Mercedes saloon and a 1907 model made by the New Engine Company Acton.
  • The enchanting 17th-century Naulakha Palace lies on the banks of river Gondali and contains stunning architecture, intricate carvings, spiral stairways and impressive courtyards and balconies.
  • Marvel at the lotions and potions available and the machinery that concocts them in the Shri Bhuvaneshwari Aushadhashram, a pharmacy founded in 1910 specialising in ayurvedic medicine.

Hotel facilities at Orchard Palace, Gondal

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Garden
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace

Room facilities at Orchard Palace, Gondal

The impressively spacious rooms at Orchard Palace contain heritage décor and modern facilities. Rooms include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Closet
  • Clothes dryer
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mosquito net
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Separate dining area
  • Shower
  • Sofa
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Wake-up service

At Authentic India Tours, our India holidays are tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. You can stay at Orchard Palace, Gondal for a couple of nights as part of a tour, add some nights as an extension to your trip or make it the centrepiece of your Indian holiday.