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About Gondal

A former playground of a family of opulent Rajputs, Gondal is today a small leafy town, somewhat sunken into obscurity. Lying astride the Gondali River it is home to a number of historic palaces. Our pick of the best places to stay in Gondal all evoke the town’s history.

Petrol heads will enjoy a visit to Gondal’s Vintage and Classic Car collection, which includes former racing cars such as a 1907 New Engine Company Acton car, raced by the present maharaja.

The Naulakha Museum, housed in Gondal’s oldest palace is an eclectic collection of royal paraphernalia. An insight into a bygone age of splendour.

Our pick of the best places to stay in Gondal is defintely fit for a maharaja!

For a heritage stay

  • Boasting classically decorated rooms Orchard Palace was once the guest annexe of the Huzoor Palace, so it has hosted its fair share of visiting dignitaries. Walls are decorated with family portraits and hunting trophies and rooms are brimming with antiques. A historic visit.

Still not sure which to book? Browse through our list of the best places to stay in Gondal to start to plan your trip. Alternatively search further afield from all our Gujarat recommendations, or contact one of our friendly gurus for advice.


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Best Hotels in Gondal

  • Orchard Palace Gondal 7 rooms from £70

    Quirky  -  Vintage car collection of late Maharaja Bhagwat Sinhij
    Local markets  -  Textiles and handicrafts
    Outstanding location
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    This antique-filled heritage hotel, in the beautiful town of Gondal, was once the guest annexe of Huzoor Palace. Magnificent, fascinating and unique. See More

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