19 Royal Hotels In India that were Palaces

2. Rajmahal Palace, Jaipur

Rajmahal Palace
Hotel Rajmahal palace is one of the best heritage hotels of the princely state of Rajasthan. Located 170 Km. from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Kota Highway, Hotel Rajmahal Palace offers its guests a unique and magical experience.
As a fairy tale destination, this palace is located on the banks of river Banas with Aravali hills around it. Built in 1798 A.D. by Raj Singh Sisodia, who was the great grandson of Maharana Pratap, the palace has great scenic beauty and grandeur. The hotel with a 350 years history blooms with the amalgamation of history and modern times. All the modern conveniences in splendid traditional Rajasthani style are accustomed in the hotel. Visitors enjoy the traditional Rajput hospitality with an unforgettable experience.
As mentioned, this hotel is located on the banks of river Banas, near Bisalpur Dam. Bisalpur Dam is one of the largest drinking water and irrigation project in Rajasthan. The river is the source of many activities like bird watching, walks, fishing and boat safaris. This heritage hotel offering 15 rooms is truly idyllic. The hotel is perfectly placed for programs that connect Udaipur with Sawai Madhopur and Jaipur. It is ideal place to stay if your guests are traveling from Ranthombore to Udaipur or from Ranthombore to Chittorgarh. Rajmahal Palace is very centrally located and there can be many routes in and out of Rajmahal Palace.
It might be interesting to note that the name of the village itself is Rajmahal. Before independence, it used to be a favourite picnic spot for British officers of erstwhile Tonk district. Nearest town is Deoli, which used to have a war prison at the time of British during Second World War.