Hotel Ratan Vilas - Jodhpur / Rajasthan
Ratan Vilas Jodhpur, a heritage hotel today, was once the private home of Maharaj Ratan Singh.
Maharaj Ratan Singh (1887 – 1978) was a Rajput nobleman from Raoti, Jodhpur. He belonged to the indomitable Rathore clan, who were the rulers of Marwar region of south-western Rajasthan.
Having excelled in horsemanship as a young man, Maharaj Ratan Singh, at just 16 years of age, travelled to England to attend the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. He was then serving as an Aide de Camp to his uncle Lt. Gen. Sir Pertab Singhji, Maharaja of the princely state of Idar.
Later, having evolved into a prolific Polo player with the handicap of 8, Maharaj Ratan Singh moved on from Jodhpur to serve as the Home Minister to the princely state of Kishengarh. Upon his return from Kishengarh, he decided to settle down and make a home – Ratan Vilas - for himself and his future generations.
COURTYARD STANDARD ROOMS
Opening into wide verandas with comfortable sit-outs, the Courtyard Standard rooms offer 300 square feet of character and old-world charm. The thoughtful conveniences provided leave nothing to be desired. With large windows leading to the sit-outs, comfortable beds to sink into at the end of the day and immaculate interiors, these rooms at Hotel Ratan Vilas Jodhpur promise a picturesque stay.
Air conditioningHi-Speed WIFITea / Coffee MakerHair Dryer RefrigeratorLED Screens with satellite connectionSafety LockerTelephoneDouble or Twin bedsIn - Room SeatingWriting TableAdequate Luggage RacksBathroom with rain showerContinuous supply of hot waterPortable Heater for winters
COURTYARD SUPERIOR ROOMS
The stately Courtyard Superior Rooms surround the traditional shaded inner courtyards which are perfect to relax in during hot summer months. Curl up on a comfortable bench or soak off the day in a marble-appointed bathtub- each room is the perfect respite after an exhilarating tour of Jodhpur city. Well-appointed with spacious beds and sweet little seating areas, these rooms form a 350 square foot oasis of calm.
Air conditioningHi-Speed WIFITea / Coffee MakerHair Dryer RefrigeratorLED Screens with satellite connectionSafety LockerTelephoneDouble or Twin bedsIn - Room SeatingWriting TableAdequate Luggage RacksSeparate shower enclosureContinuous supply of hot waterPortable Heater for wintersBathroom with marble bathtubs
POOL FACING SUPERIOR ROOMS
The grandest and most-sought after set of rooms in Ratan Vilas- these pool-facing chambers take you back to the august days of Rajput nobility. Each room opens out to an intimate veranda overlooking the pristine swimming pool through the lively garden. A sunken tub and soft bathrobes conclude the luxurious experience at one of the best heritage hotels in Jodhpur.
Air conditioningHi-Speed WIFITea / Coffee MakerHair Dryer RefrigeratorLED Screens with satellite connectionSafety LockerTelephoneDouble or Twin bedsIn - Room SeatingWriting TableAdequate Luggage RacksSeparate shower enclosureContinuous supply of hot waterPortable Heater for wintersBathroom with sunken marble bathtub
Much like the décor of Hotel Ratan Vilas Jodhpur, the cuisine served here is a mélange of traditional Indian flavours and continental fares. The dishes presented before guests will cater to the most discerning of palates without compromising on the experience of savouring family recipes passed down through generations.
Partake in meals in the air-conditioned dining room overlooking the lush gardens. You can also dine al fresco in the gardens amongst trees or along the parapet with the hotel’s red sandstone façade in the background. In the winters, huddle around fire braziers with a beverage in hand and make delightful conversations with lilting Rajasthani music, played live, adding to the ambience.
Pick from an enticing spread of continental and Indian dishes for breakfast, with a glass of freshly-squeezed juice and whole fruits to the side. The a la carte lunch and dinner menus are replete with traditional home-cooked meals and continental fares, many of which have cemented themselves as firm favourites of the hotel’s repeat guests. If you have a craving for a bite or two sometime between meals, snacks are available throughout the day.
Address: Loco Shed Road, Ratananda, Jodhpur (Rajasthan),
Hotel Type: Hotel
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