Bharatpur is, of course, best known for its bird sanctuary. But the city has also played a significant role in Rajasthan’s history.
Founded in 1733 AD by Maharaja Suraj Mal, the well fortified city was known as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Given the city’s historical significance, several Bharatpur hotels like to stress on their heritage value.
A visit to the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary can be a rewarding experience for nature lovers. The arrival of the migratory birds makes it a great place to visit during the monsoon and the winter months. Your holiday in Bharatpur can be enhanced by staying at one of the heritage hotels in the city.
Heritage Hotels in Bharatpur
The Chandra Mahal Haveli
Located in the Perharsar village, the Chandra Mahal Haveli is very close to the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The building was reportedly built by nobles of Emperor Akbar’s court and can be traced back to 1699.
The entire structure was refurbished and modernized to provide the very best of facilities to the hotel guests. At the same time, the hotel ensured that the charm of this ancient building has been left untouched. The hotel has Terrace Deluxe, Suite Room and Standard Rooms. Other facilities include:
€ Multi-Cuisine Restaurant
€ Shopping Hall
€ Beauty Salon
€ Business Centre
Laxmi Vilas Palace
The Laxmi Vilas Palace is located 5 kilometers from the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The building was constructed in 1887 by Raja Raghunath Singh. The hotel architecture has an attractive fusion of Mughal and Rajput styles.
One of the highlights of a stay at the Laxmi Vilas Place is the warm hospitality and the excellent service provided by the well trained staff. The hotel’s rooms are decorated in a traditional manner. Facilities available here include:
€ Thirty rooms in varying categories including single room, double room and suite
€ Multi-Cuisine Restaurant with attached bar
€ Internet Connection
€ Banquet Facilities
The Bagh Bharatpur is set in 12 acres and is surrounded by a wonderful garden said to be more than 200 years old. The palace has retained its royal grandeur of the past and a stay here can be a truly luxurious experience. The Bagh Bharatpur has the following facilities:
€ Twenty three rooms with three suites called Champa, Mogra and Gulab
€ Four restaurants which serve a variety of cuisines
€ Free room service
€ Convention centre
Heritage hotels in Bharatpur, with their royal ambience, can give a special touch to your bird watching trip.
Source Blog Post: Goarticles