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 Gajner Palace Heritage Hotel, Bikaner

Gajner Palace Bikaner

P.O. Gajner, Tehsil Kolayat, Bikaner-334301, Rajasthan, India

Overview

Rooms 45

Gajner Palace listed in Heritage Hotels in India, located just 30 minutes away from the Bikaner is one of the most sought-after heritage properties in the country. Located on the shores of Lake Gajner and in proximity to the Gajner wildlife sanctuary, this beautiful property is built in red sandstone. A getaway resort for special guests during the British Raj, it is now one of the finest heritage hotels.


Hotel Details -

Spreading in an area of over 6000 acres of land, Gajner Palace Bikaner was mainly hunting resort during the time of the rule of the British and before that the summer palace of Sir Ganga Singhji, one of the greatest Maharajas of Bikaner during the first-half of the 20th century.

It was opted as an accommodation by a number of dignitaries, which also included the Prince of Wales in 1905, Governor General Lord Elgin, Lord Erwin in 1927 and Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten. This hotel was connected to the Bikaner Palace by rail in 1922.

The property has 45 guest rooms including suites and deluxe Rooms. Every room is well-laden with antique furniture reminding one of the days of the royalty. There is an attached plush bathroom, separate sitting cum dining room, separate dressing room is available in the suites.

Both the room options offer world-class facilities such as satellite TV, telephone with STD/ISD, luxury baths with toiletries, personal tea/coffee maker and much more. The number of rooms is:

  • Historic Suites (13)
  • Deluxe Rooms (32)

Gajner Palace, a famed heritage hotel in Bikaner, is segregated into 4 wings: Dungar Niwas, Mandir Chowk, Gulab Niwas and Champa Niwas. The suites are in Dungar Niwas, which were an accommodation option for British dignitaries during leisure trips.

The rooms are in Gulab Niwas that were used by glamorous railway officers in olden times. A newly built section in the property is Champa Niwas with rooms that have courtyards and Mandir Chowk is where the reception area is placed and has an ancient temple too.

The Mirage Restaurant

The former ballroom of the Maharaja and his guests, The Mirage restaurant today serves lip-smacking delicacies of Indian, Mughlai and Continental cuisines. Open during the day for light snacks and lunch and dinner, it has an extension in the form of the Imperial Terrace, a perfect place to enjoy tribal and folk performances in the evening with the sanctuary and lake in the backdrop.

  • Timing: 10:00am to 10:30pm

Mrigtrishna Bar

Desert-theme based bar, Mrigtrishna bar has an interior that oozes out elegance. Placed in Dungar Niwas, if the name of the bar is translated into English, it means ‘Mirage’. Relax while sipping your favorite wine while the cool breeze blows past you.

  • Timing: 11:00am to 10:30pm

Facilities

 Bedroom of Gajner Palace Heritage Hotel
List of Facilities
  • Banquet & Conference Facilities
  • Tennis Courts
  • Billiards
  • Nature Walks
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Wildlife Safari into Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Solar Boat Charters and Boating on Gajner Lake
  • Library
  • Puppet Show and Folk Dances
  • Same Day Laundry and Dry-cleaning
  • Travel Desk
  • Money Exchange
  • Safety Lockers
  • Internet
  • Doctor on Call
  • Railway Station Transfers
  • Cars/Limousines for Hire
  • Restaurant and Bar

Recreation

  • Billards room
  • Table tennis
  • Folk dance
  • Camel & jeep safaris
  • Tennis courts
  • Solar rowing boats at Gajner lake
  • Nature walks and cycling
  • The Panghat Spa(Ayurvedic treatments)

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    260 Km
  • Distance From Station

    32 Km

Bikaner, also known as the ‘Camel Country’, is also famed for being a reminder of the opulence of the medieval times that is an important part of the lifestyle of the city even today. Along with enjoying the architectural gems of this well-known destination in Rajasthan, you must try local rendition ‘Bhujia’.

FAQs for Gajner Palace Bikaner

Ques: How many rooms are in Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Gajner Palace is a royal abode that stood near the Thar Desert. This beautiful palace boasts of luxury rooms that are equipped with all the modern amenities. There are 42 luxury rooms in Gajner Palace Bikaner.

Ques: What are the room categories at Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Gajner Palace in Bikaner is a testament to luxury and opulent hospitality. There are two categories of luxury rooms available at Gajner Palace Bikaner:

  • Historic Suites(13)
  • Deluxe Rooms(32)

Ques: What are the dining options available at Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Gajner Palace offers a palatial culinary experience to its guests in the in-house restaurants. Guests can enjoy a sumptuous meal with magnificent views. The dining options available at Gajner Palace are:

  • The Mirage Restaurant
  • Mrigtrishna Bar

Ques: Can I arrange a corporate event at Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Yes, there is a space available for business meetings and events with all the required amenities.

Ques: Can I book Gajner Palace Bikaner for wedding functions?

Ans: Yes, you can book Gajner Palace for your wedding functions as well as any other personal functions.

Ques: What are some interesting facts about Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Gajner Palace Bikaner is a perfect place to experience the old-time history of royalty and experience the lavish hospitality while this place also has some of the interesting facts which make the stay even more exciting. Some of the interesting facts about the Gajner Palace are:

  • Gajner Palace Bikaner was built by the Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh Ji
  • Gajner Palace was converted into a heritage hotel in 1976.
  • This royal palace was primarily a hunting treat during the British period.

Ques: What are the recreational activities offered by Gajner Palace Bikaner?

Ans: Guests can take part in several recreational activities during these luxury vacations in the Gajner Palace. Here are a few leisure activities offered by Gajner Palace Bikaner:

  • Lawn Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Cycling
  • Basketball
  • Chess/ Carrom
  • Nature-walks
  • Boat-rides
  • Sanctuary dinners
  • Desert safaris


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