Inde Hotels adds acclaimed heritage property to its portfolio

Inde Hotels, a platform for independent hotels, providing end-to-end marketing and support services to drive revenue has successfully added another feather to its cap by adding the Bijolai Palace Hotel, Jodhpur under its umbrella.

The Bijolai Palace Hotel, a sprawling royal palace built in the 19th century by the ruling family of Jodhpur-Marwar is nestled between the Aravali hills surrounded by lakes, creating an oasis in the desert. Bijolai Palace Hotel is currently owned by a Foundation and the income it gets from the hotel goes to support its work in providing drinking water to the communities of Thar Dessert. More importantly as a part of responsible tourism, the palace meets 100% of its water requirement through a unique method of, rainwater harvesting.

The Palace design exhibits the meticulous planning of the old rulers. The 150-year-old Bijolai Palace Hotel is one of the oldest residences in Jodhpur built in 1859 by, Maharaja Takhat Singh as his summer home, which has been declared as a “Heritage Property”, by INTACH. It had been used for many years as, a lively royal paradise surrounded by lakes in the, midst of the Aravali Hills.

Shamita Singh, Executive Director, Inde Hotels added “Adding Heritage property to Inde’s portfolio, is a well thought strategy for the brand’s expansion. Heritage properties have witnessed an upsurge of tourism in India as the properties are privy to the rich culture, history and have a story to tell. Bijolai Palace Hotel will offer not only marvellous heritage architecture but will offer a bouquet of royal services to its customers”.

The Bijolai Palace Hotel offers a wide range of rooms: The Heritage Rooms, Vintage Rooms and Vintage Suite. All rooms overlook pristine gardens, private courtyards or views of their own Lake Bijolai providing a rejuvenation of spirit and body.

The Bijolai Palace Hotel offers multiple dining options from delectable local Marwari Cuisine to Indian & International Specialties. The Bijolai Palace Hotel can offer excellent wedding and banqueting options for engagement, sangeet, mehendi, wedding ceremonies and reception catering to dramatic needs of a star studded destination weddings.

Other than the royal services, hospitality and feast, the Bijolai Palace Jodhpur also offers “The Water Walk” – a unique learning experience designed to provide firsthand information about traditional water harvesting techniques, it’s a crash-course to understanding the brilliant technology and rainwater wisdom developed over millennium in the desert.

The Bijolai Palace Hotel also offers a variety of activities like Village Safari that provides you a peek into the ethnic Marwari lifestyle, Desert Safari through sand dunes of Thar Desert, cooking classes for local cuisine to Spa treatments.

Jodhpur offers a variety of tourist attractions from age old palaces & forts to historic temples, Music and Dance Festivals and dessert excursions to entice your senses. The various cultural fairs and activities celebrate local and regional music and culture.

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