One of the finest heritage hotels in the Bikaner city, Laxmi Niwas Palace is beautifully located within the Lallgarh Palace Complex and is well known for providing luxurious stay and regal hospitality to its guests. Spread over the lush green gardens, Laxmi Niwas Palace provides a tranquil feel and is preferred by tourists visiting Bikaner.
A majestic palace, The Laxmi Niwas Palace has now been converted into a heritage hotel full fledged with modern comforts.
The original drapery, the original grandeur, the antique artworks, gilt-embossed gold paneling, hand-painted walls, and the regal feel, all have been kept intact in the guest rooms. Following is the classification of the rooms and suites at Laxmi Niwas Palace:
Earlier the larger bedrooms of the palace, these rooms come with double or two single beds. The airy, huge, and beautifully decorated rooms offer a view of the Lalgargh Estate. Opening into an inter-connecting hallway, these twin bedrooms are ideal for families and friends on a vacation.
Earlier serving as apartments for the royal family, the Palace rooms are plush, spacious and come with period- style rococo furniture, which more than 100 years old. Antique dressing tables, sunken bathtubs, four-poster brass beds, porthole-shaped shaving mirrors, and escritoires- all point out towards the past heritage. Savor the views of the lush lawns. Air-conditioner and a huge TV are some of the modern comforts.
The historical suite, called Karni Vilas has not changed from over a century, even a bit from the time when it was the bedroom of the prince. Some of the highlights of this suite are teak ceiling with gold inlaid carvings, stunning usta art in blue and gold, and the walls that are adorned with paintings of the royal hunt or indigo motifs of amphoras. Each antique is handpicked. The blue upholstery adds a character. The bathroom and the dressing room are spacious too.
As you enter the spacious bedroom, 2 image of Sun God ganging down from the beam of Burma teak ceiling adorned with delicate carvings in blue, welcome you. However, the color palette is warm. Lie down comfortably on the brass canopied four-poster bed of Maharaja Ganga Singh. Keep your personal belongings in his escritoire. The coatrack, the gramophone, the heirloom jhoola, the silk upholstery and old-school telephone, all belong to him.
A lavishly arranged room featuring a writing desk, ottomans and pouffes, a TV armoire, sofas, a card table, a canopied four poster bed, a dining table and two horses, the Presidential suite is a treat that offers a comfortable stay. The suite comes with a huge lavish bathrooms and a dressing room. The suite has been festooned with antiques. One of the stunning features of the room is a metal door opener looking like interlocked fists.
Placed on the second floor, the Bridal suite offers intimacy and wonderful views of Lalgarh Palace. A huge bed, bolstered seating on the alcoves, antique furniture, usta art on glasswork, covered marble verandah are some of the features of this room.
At Swarna Mahal, you do not enjoy lunch, but luncheon while admiring usta art on old Burma teak-paneled roof, and the walls adorned with hunting scenes. Opened from 7:30 AM to 11:30 PM, this dining venue has special hand-painted panel of stone, looking new as ever.
Guests can savor special traditional Rajasthani thali along with sumptuous delicacies of various regional fares. Two of the specialties are mutton cooked in gulmohar flowers, and Lal Maas. Treat your taste buds to Indian, Continental and Thai cuisines. A dish can also be prepared on order by the expert chef.
A banquet-style dining area, Hari Mahal restaurant has a Messel Green decorative motif and huge ceilings. Guests can savor all three meals in buffet style. Private gathering can also be arranged here. This dining venue opens between 7:30 AM and 11:30 PM.
A well-stocked bar, Trophy bar’s stylish walls has handpicked photos of royal hunts, alongside a mahogany beam forming the bar with a Nepalese bison head, and a rhinoceros hand tucked above. Other animals too adorn the walls. While admiring the royal ambiance, savor your favorite spirits.
Distance From Airport254 Km
Distance From Station2 Km
Also known as the Blue City, Bikaner in the Rajasthan state of India is one of the major tourist destinations of India. Known for its forts, palaces and temples, Bikaner is visited by large number of tourists every year.