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Kanker Palace Heritage

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The obsolete charm of a maharajh palace from 1937 Some very large and well decorated rooms A beautiful garden for relax A very good cuisine tasted in a beautiful decor A warm welcome from the princely family Shame that the price is a little overdone and that you charge the wi-fi more

Thank domdom69
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We did not know of the riches that awaited us when our travel agent suggested we should visit/would like the Kanker area and whatever I write cannot do justice or describe adequately the wonderful days we spent there. Kanker Palace is now partly occupied by the current Maharaja and his extended family and is partly a hotel. It was built...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and me reached Kanker Palace in the afternoon of 22nd October and were welcomed by Jolly and Jai, two amazing, genuine hosts you could ever come across. After freshening up, we met them again who took us around and explained about the property in detail. It's history and the way they keep it up is unbelievable, considering that...

Thank CaptainNair
Kanker-Palace, Owner at Kanker Palace Heritage, responded to this review

Hi Akhilesh & Lea It was wonderful hosting you. We look forward for a longer stay with us and around. Thanks

Raipur, India
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A long weekend and we decided to go down south from Raipur. And Kanker heritage provides an option of an unique experience near Raipur. The main palace was closed for stay in monsoons and we stayed at the KP cottages, which are in the palace grounds. These cottages have a nice garden in front and seating. We spent a lot...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Our trip to Kanker was a fascinating experience. The whole family took us in and treated us like long lost friends. They are delightful people and they took great pleasure in answering our many questions and explaining how things work in rural India. We went to tribal villages and assisted at 2 melas accompanied by their trusted members of staff....

Thank lyndab47
United States
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is an actual palace of a Maharaja who can trace his family roots to the 11th century. This palace was built in the early 1900s, and is set on beautiful grounds, with gardens, a school, historical and artifacts. The common areas, including the library, the entrance room, and the dining room, are full of history, amid 20 foot ceilings,...

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Thank you is but a small word and does not encompass even a fraction of the warmth and hospitality we experienced in Kanker and during our entire trip in the area around Kanker and all the way to some of the villages of Bastar. Each one of the family members of the royal family at Kanker went all out to...

Thank JustOneLifetoTravel
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 6 February 2016

3 hours south of Raipur lies the little kingdom of Kanker on the edge of Bastar where the best tribal arts are still fully individually hand-made in metal, wood, basketry, cloth, and by the lost wax method. Kanker Palace is situated in the former British commissioners mansion at the edge of town surrounded by gardens. Palace rooms are large and...

2Thank drreinisch
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2016

If you want to see the unchanged rural heart land of India, Kanker Palace is a must. Babu is an outstanding guide with deep cultural connections to the local Gond tribe. You will see villages, farmland, country markets and age old agricultural practices that are simply unbeatable and rival anything I have seen in the world. From oxen pulling stone...

Thank Maya A
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 29 September 2014

If you are travelling to Chhattisgarh, do stop at Kanker to experience the hospitality, to understand the history of the region and get off the main circuit, a 'la royale' style. Jai and Jolly da of Kanker ensure that you are spoilt silly with excellent food, attention and take care that someone accompanies you to the surrounding areas. More than...

7Thank Supsonthemove

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Our guest are staying in Heritage building with the erstwhile Royal Family. The 1937 built palace is kept as traditional as possible but without compromising on modern amenities. The family members are personally taking care of their guest and make all possible arrangements. There is a particular emphasis on the food highlighting the cuisine of the former Maharajas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kanker Palace Heritage

Address: Nh 30, Kanker 494334, India
Region: India > Chhattisgarh > Kanker District > Kanker
Price Range: $90 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“The room at the front, which is very large, light and airy and looks out onto the garden is our preference.”
judi186338, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I personally prefer the room facing the lawn, in the main building.”
CaptainNair, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“WiFi iffy in rooms but reasonable on terraces. Palace rooms all interesting. I like front room with lots of windows but can be noisy.”
drreinisch, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you have the budget, stay in the palace rooms or the annexe - these are more atmospheric.”
Supsonthemove, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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Parminder_Sahni, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
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