Castle Mandawa is where antique meets state-of-the-art. This castle was originally built ages ago, and was transformed into a heritage hotel by a regal family of Mandawa. Every corner of the hotel is festooned with paintings, murals, colorful inscriptions, royal chandeliers, antique furniture and several beautiful things that remind us of the era gone by.
Staying in Castle Mandawa not only takes us back to former period, but the comforts it offers is incomparable and updated. The hotel has 80 rooms divided into four groups; Luxury Suites, Royal Suites, Deluxe Rooms and Standard Rooms. Guests have great choices when it comes to dining or recreational activities.
Shekhawati region was founded by Rao Shekhaji. He ruled over the area with massive strength and selflessness. Shekhawati acted as a trading outpost for the ancient route connecting China and Middle East. Thakur Nawal Singh, ruler of Mandawa decided to commission a fort for the protection of the outpost. Gradually large number of traders got attracted by the township in this fort and decided to settle here.
This castle has been renovated by the royal family into a heritage hotel. At Castle Mandawa, Rajasthan, you can get an excellent example of what traditional hospitality means in the actual sense.
Castle Mandawa has 84 tastefully designed rooms, furnished with antiques. Each of these rooms is unique in its own way with its own theme of decoration. In the Women’s Quarters, one room has antique murals, while the other has marble fountain and some other has 7-feet-thick walls. There are four categories to choose from, namely Royal Suites, Suite, Deluxe Rooms and Standard Rooms. Its terrace offers a spectacular view of the vicinity.
There is a variety of choices for dining in Castle Mandawa. One dining room is embellished with murals, and then there is option of dining in the open air, under the moonlight as the dancers and musicians perform the best of Rajasthani folk. Guests would love to spend time in the verandah bar and sip in the delight. A great way to romanticize your stay is eating out in the lawns in the shade of candle lights. The rear courtyard to also have tables arranged where fire dancers perform in the beats of traditional drums.
Rajasthan is famous as the land of courageous Rajputs. The clan of Rajputs, Bhils, Jats, Gujars, Meenas and Ahirs as well as a few other tribes had immense contribution in building marvelous forts and palaces that Rajasthan is acclaimed for. Mandawa is a city in the state of Rajasthan. The forts and havelis of Mandawa are some of the main reasons behind the popularity of Rajasthan as a beloved tourist destination. Some of the main attractions of this beautiful city are: