Step inside the Golden City of India, a spectacular city that boasts an alluring culture and a rich heritage. Whether you’re taking in the historical charm of the Bada Bagh or walking through the abandoned village of Kuldhara, Jaisalmer is the ideal destination for those travelers looking for adventure.
As the walls of this ancient Haveli tell you a tale of a bygone era, the Gulaal welcomes travelers from around the world looking for an age-old romantic setting. This luxury boutique hotel is situated just a kilometer away from the old Jaisalmer Fort and features a massage parlor, an outdoor swimming pool and a picturesque Haveli courtyard. Built from golden sandstone and embellished with traditional furnishings, the hotel has four grand suites, twelve luxury rooms and eight deluxe class compartments. Its restaurant specializes in authentic Rajasthani cuisine.
Nestled within the quaint environment of the old city, the Shahi Palace is a beautiful stone carved building with an open rooftop terrace and comfortable rooms. Built from sandstone, each room has a romantic ambiance and a unique charm. The boutique hotel provides a great combination of old Marwari style and the modern comforts expected of a contemporary hotel.
This 900 year old property located at the top of the Jaisalmer Fort showcases a wonderful blend of ancient lore and historical art. With a large terrace space, you can enjoy a late evening under the stars and gaze upon the picturesque expanse of the Old Fort. Mud Mirror Guest House, built from sandstone and mud, is a wonderful place to escape the city’s bustle, providing privacy and seclusion. The guesthouse is ideal for travelers who are looking for solitude and a peaceful environment.
This small family guesthouse is a wonderful lodging where you can retire after a day of sightseeing in Jaisalmer. The Artist Lodge houses an array of colorful rooms, each traditionally decorated and equipped with basic amenities. As the name suggests, here you will come across many folk musicians, talented painters and artists. Enjoy the multi-cuisine delicacies served at the lodge while you enjoy the company of the traditional musicians and old narrators who are eager to entertain guests with their traditional tales.
The most unique feature of the Helsinki House is its exotic location, overlooking the desert plains. Known as Jaisalmer’s little oasis, Helsinki House is a boutique hotel set in a building made from sandstone located at the edge of the Gadisar Lake. The rooms are tastefully decorated in warm tones, featuring wooden furniture, traditional designs, marble encased bathrooms and King size beds.
Considered the best boutique hotel in Jaisalmer for families and newlyweds, La Diva is a comfortable place to take a quiet retreat in the desert. Equipped with basic facilities, the hotel consists of 9 en-suite rooms, each intricately designed with luxurious Rajasthani décor and providing a home-like warmth. The hotel can easily arrange transport and find a field guide for your desert safari. They also organize Yoga sessions in the morning and let you partake in traditional cooking classes for an authentic experience.
For those looking for tradition in every corner, Jaisalmer offers accommodation options that provide a glimpse of life in the desert. Come stay at Pabu Ki Dhani Eco Farm, which presents ecologically sound tours that bring travelers close to India’s unique culture. Experience life in a desert community as you explore the countryside. Taste home-cooked delicacies, observe wild animals in their habitat, sit around a campfire and dine under the stars. After all of these exciting activities, you can rest inside traditional mud houses.