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23 rooms from $67 per night

“A delightful boutique hotel set in two renovated 19th-century havelis in Shekhawati. An idyllic and spoiling base from which to explore Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery, with lovely rooms, a gorgeous swimming pool and an Ayurvedic spa.”

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“A delightful boutique hotel set in two renovated 19th-century havelis in Shekhawati. An idyllic and spoiling base from which to explore Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery, with lovely rooms, a gorgeous swimming pool and an Ayurvedic spa.”

Hotel Overview

“Originally the home of the Nimani family, this captivating place is now owned by Delhi-based entrepreneurs Atul and Devna Khanna. The pair painstakingly renovated these two 19th-century havelis in the sleepy village of Churi Ajitgarh, Shekhawati, and opened their idyllic boutique hotel in 2010. A masterpiece in itself, its walls are adorned with magnificent frescoes, both inside and out, and the original courtyards, stone columns and stained-glass windows have been left in place. The suites and rooms are all unique, spacious and beautiful: one has bright-white walls, stylish silver lighting and duck-egg blue haveli doors; another is covered from floor to ceiling in exquisite paintwork. There’s a large swimming pool and, beside it, The Elephant House Spa, which was once home to the Nimani family’s elephant, Rani. In the evenings, you can sip a cocktail on the main lawn to the haunting notes of the sitar and the tinkling of a nearby fountain. Likewise, a scrummy breakfast of porridge, mutter ki bhaji and paratha can be enjoyed in the warm morning sun, surrounded by flower beds and ivy-covered walls.”

Recommended for
  • Total relaxation
 

Written by Laura Griffith-Jones

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Ayervedic Spa
  • Bar
  • Roof terrace
  • Perfect for star-gazing!
  • Library
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Serves local Rajasthani delicacies and international cuisine
  • Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Garden
  • With lawns terraces and courtyards
  • Child friendly

Activities

  • Mountain biking
  • Yoga
  • Private yoga lessons
  • Hotel Entertainment
  • Cultural shows in the evenings
  • Other Activities
  • Camel safaris can be arranged
  • Birdwatching
  • Riding

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23 rooms from $67 per night

Hotel Overview

Recommended for
  • Total relaxation
Activities
  • Mountain biking
  • Yoga
  • Private yoga lessons
  • Hotel Entertainment
  • Cultural shows in the evenings
  • Other Activities
  • Camel safaris can be arranged
  • Birdwatching
  • Riding
Other highlights
  • Spa
  • Ayervedic Spa
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Serves local Rajasthani delicacies and international cuisine
  • Artworks
  • Including rare interior and exterio frescoes
  • Historic
  • Restored 18th century haveli
  • Antiques
  • Child friendly
  • Traditional

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