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About Khajuraho

One of India’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Khajuraho temples are famed for their erotic carvings and stunning sculpture work. Our pick of the best places to stay in Khajuraho are all well located for exploring the town’s attractions.

Built during the rule of the Rajput Chandela dynasty the temples are upwards of 1000 years old and truly magnificent to behold. Whilst they are most definitely on the tourist trail, the history and culture that Khajuraho is steeped in make it well worth a visit.

Our pick of the best places to stay in Khajuraho provide both a convenient and a relaxing stay, but make sure you book well in advance so as not to be disappointed!

For great value

  • Located ideally for visiting the Khajuraho temples Hotel Isabel Palace provides clean, contemporary and fuss free accommodation at an incredible price. Ideal for an overnight stay with rooms from as little as £20 per night!

For superb location

  • Just 500m from the famous temples, the Lalit Temple View enjoys a prime spot. Here you'll also find contemporary interiors and great facillities.

For an eco stay

  • Located further afield, Sarai at Toria is for those who want to experience rural Madhya Pradesh. Eight individual eco friendly cottages provide a stay amongst nature yet still only a drive from the region's attractions.

Still not sure which to book? From budget to back to nature browse through our list of the best places to stay in Khajuraho to start to plan your trip. Alternatively you can widen your search by taking a look at all our Madhya Pradesh recommendations, or contact one of our friendly gurus for advice.

Best Hotels in Khajuraho

  • Hotel Isabel Palace Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh) 14 rooms from $26

    Local markets  -  Kandariya Art & Culture has replicas of some of Khajuraho’s which can be bought.
    Sights nearby  -  The nearby temples or 'Khajuraho Group of Monuments' are what one comes to visit.
    Great walks  -  Along the Khudar River.

    This simple yet pristine hotel is an incredible stay considering the price tag. Large, bright rooms feature antique carved beds and private balconies. There is a pretty garden, roof terrace and restaurant serving Indian and Continental dishes. Staff are happy to help you organise trips. See More

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  • The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh) 47 rooms from $142

    Sights nearby  -  The famous Khajuraho temples are within 500m.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor

    Less ostentatious than some Lalit properties it provides stylish, contemporary interiors with an Indian twist. Ground floor garden view rooms feature private patios - all are of a good size with large bathrooms. There is a large pool, manicured gardens and al-fresco dining can be enjoyed at Panna. See More

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  • Sarai at Toria Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh) 8 rooms from $250

    Back to Nature  -  Surrounded by acres of preserved scrubland you are enveloped by the sights and sounds of nature.
    Eco break  -  Unlike some other lodges, Sarai at Toria are pedantic about their eco credentials.
    Safari  -  A jeep drive of the Panna Tiger Reserve is a must.
    Great walks  -  Around the historic Ajaygarh Fort. A guided walk is included in the price.

    Resting on the Ken River, this environmentally conscious, family run food haven is a stone's throw from Panna Tiger Reserve. Eight cottages with private verandas in beautiful jungle-scape, close to nature at all points of your stay. Prices quoted include all meals and soft drinks. An amazing place. See More

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