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Chanoud Garh

Sojourn In Rajputana Luxury & Hospitality

Chanoud , Pali
Stays > Heritage Hotel
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Premium4 star trips with all modern amenities
The carefully preserved three-hundred-year-old Chanoud Garh leads you back to an era of gallant rulers and a life lived in traditions. The delicate stone filigree jharokhas, the rough marble pillared corridors, the grand durbars, the winding doorways that lead to courtyards or opulent lawns, the strong colonial and local influences in the rooms – all whisper small snippets of history. Intensely personal and engaging, one enjoys a high level of interaction with the family – the descendants of the show more

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Experience Rajputana Royalty

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Chanoud Garh
Relive the history of the family and the region as you explore the lovingly restored sections of the palace and acquaint yourself with the land and its people through interesting village walks and excursions
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Your Accommodation
Cherished family heirlooms adorn the nooks and crannies of the rooms, as the vibrant landscape of Rajasthan is echoed in the décor and opulence. All rooms have en-suite facilities and a private lounge area.
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Hawa Mahal
In the evening, as the vermilion sunsets in the horizon, enjoy the spectacular view from the Hawa Mahal as you sip a cup of tea and partake of your evening snacks.
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Mor Chowk
Built like a house in the village with mud walls and local artisanal drawings on the walls, Mor Chownk is an ideal location for dinner by a bonfire on cold winter nights.
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Badal Mahal
The terrace offers a panoramic view of the village which the guests can enjoy while feasting under a blanket of shimmering stars.
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Moti Mahal
Though air-conditioned and fitted with modern amenities, the hall retains the original paintwork that was done by hand, using vegetable dyes.
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Explore the desert in its myriad hues and get a glimpse into the lives of its inhabitants- the Rabaris, traditionally nomads, who came to settle in semi-nomadic ways on the outskirts of villages and small towns.
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Cultural Tours
Walks in the village help you connect with rural life in modern India as well as gain insights into some of the family's initiatives for development like funding and improving facilities in the local school and hospital.
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Culinary Delight
Thakurani Sahiba Marudhar Kumari of Chanoud presides over her kitchen in person, taking special care that the spiciness of each dish is carefully adjusted, giving our guests the option of choosing non-spicy meals.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Stay in any of the ten meticulously restored suites, each with its unique ambience, tastefully decorated and with all modern amenities.
  • The palace offers specially curated dining experiences with authentic dishes from the family’s kitchen.
  • Explore the palace with a member of the family to understand restoration and the family’s vision for sustaining the fort and its traditions.

Where is this?

  • Chanoud Garh is ideally placed between Jodhpur and Udaipur.
  • Chanoud Garh stands as an oasis amidst the golden sands of the Thar desert.
  • Chanoud Garh is 15 km from the Onam Salt Water Lake, 60 km from the Ranakpur Jain temples and 135 km from the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort.

With whom?

  • It's a family-run heritage hotel.
  • You'll have an independent suite at the hotel with access to common facilities.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.
  • All meals are served (all-inclusive package).

Things to remember

  • Themed dining services, cultural tours, jeep safaris and other activities are chargeable.
  • Beverages aren't provided in the meals package.
  • Airport shuttle services can be availed by the ones who need it.

Something unique

Chanoud Garh has a high level of interaction with the family belonging to the legendary Mertia Rajputs. Just over two years as a family-run, heritage homestay with ten suites is one of the best in its area.

Tips from insiders

  • Festivals are a good time to be in Chanoud Garh as you can enjoy Indian festivals as a part of the family.
  • A particularly heady drive is to the expansive salt pans at sunset and discovers its relevance in the area’s ecosystem.