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Hotel Killa Bhawan

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Kotari Para On Fort, Jaisalmer 345001 India
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#11 of 230 hotels in Jaisalmer
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best

If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Jaisalmer, look no further than Hotel Killa Bhawan.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Maharaja's Palace (0.1 mi) and Jain Temples (0.1 mi), guests of Hotel Killa Bhawan can easily experience some of Jaisalmer's most well known attractions.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Hotel Killa Bhawan offers guests free wifi.

The hotel features a rooftop terrace. Plus, Hotel Killa Bhawan offers breakfast, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Cafe The Kaku, Gaji's Restaurant, and Free Tibet, which are some Chinese restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

Best of all, Hotel Killa Bhawan makes it easy to experience some great Jaisalmer attractions like Mandir Palace, which is a popular castle.

The staff at Hotel Killa Bhawan looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Rooftop terrace
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Diptrip wrote a review 27 Jan
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Last year in Decmeber, my family of five visited the mesmerizing Jaisalmer. Our visit wouldn't have been complete without the experience of staying inside the Fort at Killa Bhavan. Killa Bhavan became a home away from home thanks to the wonderful hospitality and caring attitude of Bhanu Ji. The rooms were exotic and designed to reflect the glory of the culture. The place is best for spending a few days with family , alone or even work (from home) Having breakfast in the balcony while watching the sun soaked golden fort was a sight we can never forget. I highly recommend Killa Bhavan and would love to come back here again.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sid G wrote a review 21 Jan
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❗If you are reading this review, book this stay- it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience of living within a fairytale. I hjghly recommend for couples, families, and solo travelers alike. ✅ Incredible historical property, well-renovated and furnished ✅ Friendly and helpful hospitality throughout stay ✅ Experience the insider culture and lifestyle of Asia's oldest "Living Fort" ❎ It is literally a centuries old structure, so need to be a little understanding of water issues etc. which is out of the host' control. They will.help you through anything though. Our host Banu and the entire team took utmost care of my family and I during the days we stayed with them while visiting from the US. Being locals with knowledge of insider activities, they recommend perfect excursions. The property is a lovely, quaint stay which is beautifully decorated. As the photos will show, it feels like a dream. Breakfast was incredible each day, and we are still thinking about the many hot cups of chai we drank overlooking Jaisalmer from our room windows. Note that you are staying within a structure that is centuries old so you need to be understanding of the hot water situation. We never found it to be an issue. Thank you, looking forwarding to visiting again!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Luca Borella, Propriétaire at Hotel Killa Bhawan
Responded 5 days ago
Hello and Happy New year! Thanks so much for you enthousiastic comment! I understand you enjoyed all the particulars of this property and feel the warmth of the people who took care of you and your familly. This is the main secret of our place ! Please do come back one day and share your experience. Cheers, Luca Borella
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tasmaidave wrote a review 20 Jan
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Well, well, well. Where do I even begin to describe this hotel? Everything about this place was just perfect. Housed inside the ONLY living fort in India, this hotel is already a notch above the others for its amazing location. After all, where else would you get to stay in an 850-year-old fortress where 3000 people still live? I went to Hotel Killa Bhawan with my family and stayed there for 3 nights and by the time our stay was over, a part of me considered the hotel as a home away from home. Daily breakfasts on the terrace with sweeping views of the golden city and the palace were made even more special with Bhanuji and Manishji's very friendly company. They made sure that we felt at home from the very first minute. The views from the rooms and the three terraces are SO GOOD that you might as well spend the entire day sitting there. And if you're planning to work remotely, the view while working is oh-so-friggin'-good. Speaking about the furnishings and decor, the hotel is decorated so tastefully with its modern-meets-traditional look. From a cozy library/sitting area to the rooms, each with a different color theme, this is THE PLACE to be in Jaisalmer. Highly, highly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: Every room here is great. But if you want one with the highest balcony, choose the honeymoon suite.
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Response from Luca Borella, Propriétaire at Hotel Killa Bhawan
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Sir, Happy New Year and thanks so much for your very kind comment! I'm glad you could stay 3 nights to fully enjoy Killa Bhawan. It is truly an incredible experience supported by an incredible familly, as you could appreciate. I do hope you will be able to come back and in that case, please let me know in advance. Cheers
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sumedha r wrote a review 17 Jan
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I stayed at this breath taking place for my honeymoon in the honeymoon suites. It is right out of a Disney movie. I recommend because 1. You live inside a real fort with real history. 2. Jaisalmer is a small town and this fort itself is the main attraction. 3. We didn't want to be restricted to a night desert safari as it is toooo cold. Here we got the option of a flexible safari any time we wanted and it has a butler service for everything! 4. Authentic rajasthani food is surprising hard to find in Jaisalmer but here Bhanu ji and Many ji , the managers immediately recognised our interest in exploring unique cuisines and made sure we tried something new everyday in our complementary breakfast! 5- excellent view but don't see photos before you go, I guarantee it'll surprise you. 6- the room has an experience balcony, perfect to drink wine in! I really prefer this place over the other hotel like experiences. This was the real royal experience. Tip- book in advance to get the honeymoon suites. You must see it.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Luca Borella, Propriétaire at Hotel Killa Bhawan
Responded 5 days ago
Hello and Happy New year! Thanks so much for you kind comment. I'm very glad you appreciated so much Killa Bhwan and the family running it on my absence. Truly incredible and charming! I do hope you will visit us again, cheers
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Jon wrote a review 10 Jan
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Spent one night in a deluxe heritage room at the start of a trip through Rajasthan. The hotel is within, and seemingly part of, the fort’s walls, with a maze of passages leading to private patios and balconies overlooking the fort and old town below. The morning view was stunning from the patio outside our room, perched high above the noises and activity of the town. The room itself had stone walls, quirky nooks, and small windows typical of the region and surrounding architecture. Two distinct areas left plenty of room for our group of three. Beds were comfy and bathroom adequate. The space heater was a bit clunky but kept us warm as the night got chilly. Breakfast (eggs, toast, fruit, juices, and tea/coffee) was brought to us on the terrace and more of everything offered several times. A perfect start to a day of exploring. The manager was friendly and helpful, as were the entire staff. Upon arrival we were escorted up through the fort’s gates to the hotel, which would have been tricky to find on our own, and hotel staff on motor bikes carried our luggage up the winding streets to meet us. Very easy and hospitable. This is a small hotel that takes care of its visitors individually. It was fun finding new intimate places throughout the property. We would very gladly return, as the town itself was fantastic as well.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Luca Borella, Propriétaire at Hotel Killa Bhawan
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jon, thanks so much for your kind comment! You did express all the beauties of Killa Bhawan and highlighted rightfully the kindness of the staff, thanks for them, they are truly an incredible family! Hope you will do come back, cheers
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PRICE RANGE
USD 69 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
killa bhawan hotel, killa bhawan jaisalmer
LOCATION
IndiaRajasthanJaisalmer DistrictJaisalmer
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Killa Bhawan
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Nearby attractions include Desert Art Gallery (0.4 km), Hari Om Jewellers (0.2 km), and Jai Shankar Handicrafts (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and dry cleaning.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Traveler's Cup Premium Coffee Shop, Restaurant Romany, and Jaisalmer Oasis Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Killa Bhawan?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Killa Bhawan?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Jaisalmer Fort (4.1 km), Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli (0.4 km), and Maharaja's Palace (0.02 km).