A two centuries
old palace converted into a hotel, Mandir Palace offers
a concoction of medieval charm with the modern amenities.
The main portion of the two centuries old WelcomHeritage
Mandir Palace was built during the reign of the late
Maharawal Jawahir Singh.This palace is testimony to
the history of Jaisalmer with different portions of
the palace being built by different rulers of Jaisalmer
till as late as the beginning of the twentieth century.
‘BadalVilas’, a unique tower like structure
at Mandir Palace is the tallest structure below the
hill-top city fort, reminding us of the incredible
historical relevance attached to both the palace as
well as the city of Jaisalmer.
Mandir Palace is an exquisitely carbed architectural
marvel of ornate balconies,canopies and delicately
carved screens that represent a high point of local
craftsmanship in its finest and purest form. The rooms
have been refurbished keeping the old ambience of
the property in mind and are tastefully furnished
with period furniture.No other palace in the world
can probably match the intricacies of stone carvings
resplendent at WelcomHeriatge Mandir Palace.
appoined rooms,which include 19 Deluxe Rooms , 3 Golden
Suites and 2 Surya Mahal Suites.The rooms and suites
are tastefully furnished to meet the requirements
of the morden traveller.
The Surya Mahal Suites were built in 1914 by Maharawal
Jawahir Singhji as part of his personal rooms.These
suites have privet balconies and give a majestic view
of the Jaisalmer Fort.
The Golden Suites date back to 1770 and 1850 and were
the personal rooms of Maharawal Moolrajji and Maharawal
Barisal Singhji respectively.The Golden Suites have
yellow stone interiors which refkect the decor prevalent
in that period.
All the rooms
are equipped with facilities like satellite TV, direct
dial telephone, round the clock room service. There
are other facilities also available in the hotel like
a shopping arcade, coffee bar, safe deposit vaults,
gift shop to name a few.
Dining : There is an in house restaurant
in Mandir Palace that serves a gamut of delectable
food like Chinese, Indian, Continental and of course
Rajasthani. This multi cuisine restaurant is also
very traditionally done up and has a very calm and
silent ambiance. The hotel has a coffee bar where
one can enjoy tasty snacks over a cup of hot or cold
coffee or experience the collection of wines and beverages
served at the hotel bar.
Facilities : The hotel Mandir Palace may be two centuries
old but it does cater to the business needs of its
guests. The hotel has conference and banquet halls
which are completely equipped to host business meetings,
conferences and banquets. Any kind of aid for the
business meetings like audio visual aid, fax machine,
copy services are taken care of by Mandir Palace.
Recreation : There are lots of things
to do in and around Mandir Palace Hotel. Cultural
shows are organized which leave the tourist enthralled
with a trip on the desert safaris.
India Rajasthan Tours offer online booking and reservation
of Mandir Palace Hotel, Jaisalmer. For booking and
other information, please fill in the form below.
Dunes at Sam (42 km)
The sifting sands of the dunes at Sam, on the edge
of the Desert National Park, relentlessly moving and
changing are a breathtaking sight and the sunsets
there, are particularly spectacular.
The three-day Desert Festival in January attracts
a great deal of visitors. The evening entertainment
includes captivating performances by snake charmers,
puppeteers, folk dancers and musicians and camel races
& camel polo are also on the festival agenda.
The culmination of the festival takes place around
campfires that burn till dawn at the sand dunes in
Sam, where most of the festivities take place.
(16 km) Ancient capital of Jaisalmer. Its complex
of splendid Jain temples makes it both a tourist attraction
and an important Jain pilgrim centre.
Akal Wood Fossil Park
(17 km) Fossillised remains of a forest that grew
180 million years ago. Close by is another pre-historic
site - Kandiala - where undated fossilised rocks with
tiny sea shells embedded in them can be seen, evidence
that this desert was once part of the ocean bed!
Desert National Park
(45km) This 3000 km stretch protects the fragile desert
ecosystem in its natural environs. The native flora
consists of cacti, thorny shrubs, bushes and trees
and hardy vegetation and the local fauna constitutes
animal species like the monitor lizard, desert foxes,
porcupines and herds of black buck.
Camel and Jeep Safari in Dunes
Shri MohanGarh Fort (65 KMS)
The youngest Fort of India situated near the Indira
Gandhi canal. It is famous for shooting like Sarfarosh
Fortress Of Hadda (25 KMS)- A Fortress and not a Fort
due to its miniature size. It is situated between
Jaisalmer and Mohangarh Fort.
Jaisalmer Fort and its temples.Patwon Ki Haveli. Nathmal
Ki Haveli. Salim Singh KI Haveli.
Summer (Apr - Sep)
Max 41.6 °C Min 25 °C
Winter (Oct - Mar)
Max 23.6 °C Min 7.9 °C
Rainfall Average rainfall varies 15 cms
The closest domestic airport is in Jodhpur, 275 km away.
The trains to Jaisalmer are via Jodhpur, which is well
connected to all major cities.
There is a bus depot at Jaisalmer and besides frequent
buses from all the larger cities, the network of roads
makes Jaisalmer easily accessible by road.
The routes followed are generally :
1) Jaipur - Ajmer - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
2) Bikaner - Ramdeora - Jaisalmer
3) Ahmedabad - Barmer - Jaisalmer
Distances from Key Destinations
Jodhpur 275 kms
Bikaner 328 kms
Ajmer 500 kms
Udaipur 663 kms
Delhi 900 kms
Valid From 01st Oct, 2014 to 31st Mar, 2015.
02 Nights Package
Deluxe Room: Rs.14,999/- per
Garden Suite Room: Rs.16,999/- per couple.
Surya Mahal Suite: Rs.20,999/- per couple.
Extra Person :Rs.2200/- per person..
Includes: The prices are inclusive of a double room
(for two persons) with American breakfast, Lunch or
Dinner and all applicable taxes, unless specified
otherwise. Free stay for two children below 5 years
of age on room only basis without extra bed. Extra
bed is available, for rates and further details please
check the respective location. Extra bed rates are
on per night basis. Check out time is 1200 hrs. In
case a late check-out is required it can be extended
free of charge to 1600hrs, subject to availability
of rooms. Packages extendable on pro-rata basis, subject
to availability of rooms, These packages are valid
for indian citizens and forigners residing in india.
These packages cannot be combined with any other offer.
The rates are subject to change without prior notice.
These packages are valid from 01st October 2014 to
31st March 2015.