Nov 122009

Gajner Palace Hotel in Bikaner

gajner hotelHistory

Gajner Palace, Bikaner which is constructed of red sandstone is very famous amongst the roll of Heritage Hotels in Bikaner. It stretches over a sprawling terrain of 6000 acres. It is remarkable for its architectural grandeur in addition to its plush suites and rooms. The greenery in the vicinity of Gajner Palace, Bikaner along with its splendid lawns, the charming twittering of birds, the leisurely walk of peacocks – all play their roles in making it a cherished destination for tourists.


Hotel Gajner Palace has 44 rooms to offer that include 13 Historic Suites along with 31 Deluxe Rooms. All these rooms are adorned with attractive period furniture, which would remind you of an erstwhile royal era. The big bathrooms, separate dressing rooms, separate sitting cum dining rooms are a few of the facilities that you will get at the Historic Suites. State-of-the-art facilities are also available at the Deluxe rooms of Gajner Palace, Bikaner.


Your taste buds can relish traditional Rajasthani fare along with a wide range of Continental and Indian cuisine at Mirage, the restaurant of Hotel Gajner Palace. At the Mrigtrishna Bar of Gajner Palace Hotel, you can enjoy a varied selection of foreign as well as Indian liquor. Imperial Terrace facing the magnificent Gajner Lake, which can accommodate about 200 guests offers dining facility in open-air in the company of chirping birds.

Business and Banquets:

Hotel Gajner Palace gives the facility of a Boardroom along with a Conference room that can seat between 12 and 120 people. This hotel also has a Banquet.

Recreation and Other Facilities
Manoranjan Amphitheatre of Hotel Gajner Palace is perfect for events for about 150 guests. Guests may also dine at the mesmerizing Sand Dunes which is surely an experience of a lifetime. Camel and Jeep safari apart from some traditional cultural performances will keep you entertained. Visiting the Gajner sanctuary is also a good option of recreation.
Some other facilities offered at Gajner Palace Hotel of Bikaner are:

* Cycling
* Horse riding
* Nature walks
* Boating
* Doctor on call
* Money exchange

* Laundry
* Safety locker
* Library
* Railway station transfers
* Cars along with limousines on hire
* Acceptance of Credit cards


Gajner Palace Hotel
Mail :
Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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Nov 122009

Hotel Basant Vihar Palace


Basant Vihar Palace, Bikaner- Basant Vihar Palace was built because of a “fanciful desire” of His Highness Maharaj Sri Ganga Singh Ji, a connoisseur of architecture and one blessed with an artistic sense. It was designed by him to be a separate pleasure garden adjoining the Zanana Bagh ( Royal Ladies’ Garden ) of Lalgarh Palace. In 1993, the house of Bikaji converted this masterpiece of architecture in to a heritage hotel – Hotel Basant Vihar Palace. An endevour to offer tourists a true flavour of history and royal living ( as opposed to the usual star-category hotels ), Hotel Basant Vihar Palace today, remains a ‘garden of eternal spring’.


Welcome Reception

Right from your first step in the desert city, you will find us waiting for your reception at the railway station. The hotel vehicle arrives well before you smell the air of desert city. After your arrival at the palace, traditional welcome paves your way. Well dressed Durbans and staff members are at door to greet you with garlands and “Teeka” ( a traditional way to wish, you keep on visiting us again and again ). You head for your rooms after welcome drink and snacks to prepare for your encounter with pleasure unexpected.

Entertainment Galore

Musicians dressed in traditional Rajasthani outfits enthrall guests at the hotel with local Rajasthani melodies played on authentic instruments. The adventurous can go on camel safaris, the highlight of which is a day-trip in to the Thar Desert – India’s largest sea of sand.


We like to share your moments of joy and happiness and ofcourse we know how to give that perfect touch to your celebrations. Hotel Basant Vihar organizes theme parties, wedding parties, birthday parties etc. at the palace. You just need to tell us that you need us and everything is arranged the way, you would have whenever there’s any celebrating occassion at your home. The hotel, beautifully lit up and decorated, it forms the perfect setting for all occassions. And can even offer an ethnic festive atmosphere with royal Rajasthani sitting, cuisine, folk music and dance.

Site Visits

For those who’d like to roam around and soak in more culture, there’s the impregnable Junagarh Fort, the imposing red-sandstone Lalgarh Palace, 14th century Jain temples, a wildlife sanctuary and more.

The Cuisine

In the royal kitchens of Rajasthan, food was such serious business that it was raised to an art form. At Hotel Basant Vihar Palace, our chefs are trained to continue this practice. Encouraged to experiment and excel, they whip up mouth watering Mughlai, Chinese and Continental delicacies. As for Rajasthani cuisine, recipes passed down the generations are what we pride ourselves in.


The hotel always assumes the you would be expecting what you never expected before. That’s why our services include everything from laundry services, safety locker, money exchage, travel counter, doctor-on-call, ISD, internet, fax,Cold and Hot running water, 24 hours Room Services,Tea and Coffee Maker,Refrigerator, 24 Hours Power backup, Mini bar, Debit and credit Card acceptance, DG set, party and conferencing facilities.


Hotel Basant Vihar
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Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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Nov 122009

The Lallgarh Palace, Bikaner

lallgarh palaceThe Lallgarh palace is an imposing red- sand stone palace and was built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji in the memory of his father, Maharaj Lall Singhj in 1902 A.D. This oriental fantasy designed by Col. Sir Swinton Jacob, is entirely a hybrid architecture and mixture of different elements of Rajput, Muslim and European styles and can be categorized as Indo- Saracenic style. The Rajput exterior of Lallgarh Palace contrasts dramatically with the occidental décor within. The intricately dexterous carving on red stone is hall mark of great local craftsman.

It is unmatched jewel in the Thar Desert and has played host to a number of dignitaries from all over the world. The lush green sprawling lawns with dancing peacocks and beautiful bougainvilleas adorn the palace.Open corridors run the length of the halls and rooms and are lined with a rare collection of old prints and vintage copies of etchings. The covered corridors that link rooms are mounted with hunting Trophies.

The Lallgarh palace Hotel has 56 well-appointed historical, Superior and Standard rooms equipped with Mini Bar & CCTV. A luxury palace hotel standing tall with its rich heritage, picturesque created to celebrate your stay royally.


Mini Bar
Sight Seeing Arrangements
Hair Dryer
Acceptance of all major Credit Cards
Camel Safari
Massage Parlour
Tea/ Coffee Maker
Thunder Bolt Bar
Safety Lockers
Conference Facility Internet
Doctor On Call
Money Changing Counter             Banquets/weddings
Business Center
Online Reservation
Travel Desk
Dinner on sand dunes
Swimming Pool
Open Air Dining with Bonfire
Boutique Souvenir Shop             Billiard Room
Folk Music & Dance
Tennis Court
Badminton Court


The Lallgarh Palace
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Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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Nov 122009

Hotel Karni Bhawan Palace, Bikaner


This modern residence was built by His Late Highness Maharaja Dr Karni Singhji of Bikaner in the art deco style which was very popular in the forties. Authentic Marwari cuisine and simple Continental meals are served in traditional style. Karni Bhawan Palace has sprawling grounds most suitable for large receptions and weddings. The palace is also a convenient over-night stop-over on the way to Gajner.

This art deco style Palace was built by Maharaja Karni Singh as one of his luxurious residences. It has spacious rooms and suites and is set in sprawling gardens most suitable for large receptions and weddings.

Location :   260 kms. from Jodhpur Airport, 4 kms. from Bikaner Railway Station.

General Services:

Hotel Services :Travel Desk, Cyber Cafe, Money Exchange, Safe, Laundry, Car Rental, , Camel Rides & Safaris.

In Room Facilities :     Attach Bath With Hot Cold Water, Direct Dialing Telephone, Television, 24 Hours Room Service, Coffee Maker,

Food Types :     Indian, Continental, Rajasthani

Restaurant :

Manwar : Manwar Restaurant specialises in Continental and traditional Indian Cuisine.


Hotel Karni Bhawan Palace
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Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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Nov 122009

Hotel Bhanwar Niwas, Bikaner

Hotel Bhanwar NiwasAbout Us:

DEEP IN THE THAR DESERT, behind endless waves of sand dunes lies Bikaner, one of the most interesting centers of later Indian art. In this great town of red sandstone, with richly decorated houses rising high over its bustling streets, stands Bhanwar Niwas, the most magnificent of the famed havelis belonging to the Rampuria family.Commissioned by the late Seth Bhanwarlalji Rampuria in 1927, the architecture of the haveli and its interiors is a fascinating blend of Indian and European styles.Now a heritage hotel, Bhanwar Niwas offers its guests an experience of the lost flamboyant world of Rajputana.

A haveli Built in the early year of this century by Seth Bhanwarlal Rampuria, it combines Western aesthetics with a regional sensibility to create a novel form of architecture in the traditional red sandstone used in the city’s buildings. Well maint

Hotel Services :

Travel Desk, Money Exchange, Laundry, Car Rental, , Music Concert every evening in the Courtyard

In Room Facilities :     Attach Bath With Hot Cold Water, Direct Dialing Telephone, 24 Hours Room Service,

Food Types :     Indian, Continental, Chineses, Rajasthani

Restaurant :

Vegetarian food (Indian, Rajasthani, Chinese and Continental) is served in the magnificent Dining Hall.

Hotel Address :

Rampuria Street , Bikaner , Rajasthan – 334001 – India


Airport : 245 , Railway Station : 1 , Bus Stand : 1

Hotel Bhanwar Niwas
Mail :
Mobile: +91.7737074886, 9829436491

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