This Heritage Property feels more like a homestay as you are welcomed by the family into this 11 suite boutique property. Breakfast can range from a Full Indian breakfast to International Breakfast. Close to markets and great for exploring markets.
A combination of Heritage Hotel and homestay this is unique All Suite property close to the markets in central Jaipur.
Each Suite is unique with every one having different furniture, artwork and decor
Returning from a busy day of shopping and sightseeing you can lounge in the gardens or hideaway on a balcony or terrace and enjoy a book or a cool drink.
The owners are happy to arrange a special evening with food, music and a chance to learn how to wear a sari or turban and even enjoy henna and kite flying.
Built 125 years ago by Thakur Jait Singhji of Mandawa, Dera Mandawa is now home to his great grandson, who is a charming hotel owner full of fascinating stories and interesting information about the surrounding area. The eleven suites all come with spacious en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning and have their own lobby, study and bedroom, exquisitely decorated with traditional furniture. Breakfast options range from a sumptuous Rajasthani morning meal, to a continental choice of eggs, toast, fruit and fresh juices. With advance warning, Dera Mandawa will also be happy to organise lunch and dinner as well.
On special request Dera Mandawa will arrange a traditional gala evening introducing guests to local culture and traditions such as music, kite flying, henna art, and the tying of saris (wrap-around for ladies) and saafas (headgear for gentlemen). Nearby you can wander through colourfully chaotic markets, take a cycle rickshaw tour and explore the great Mughal architecture of this fascinating city.
When to visit
Jaipur - Amber Fort
Amber Fort, the ancient Rajput capital is located on a hill 11km / 7 miles north of Jaipur. Amber was the capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs from 1037 until the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded Jaipur in 1727.