Jaipur is well-known for its’ extravagant palace hotels and lavish havelis, but for something small, stylish and individual, we are sharing some of our favourites, all beautiful but different, exceptional but original. Each one has just the right mix of privacy, warmth, and character.
Set inside a beautiful villa, this small-scale boutique hotel offers a stylish respite from Jaipur’s chaotic city centre. Contrasting the extravagance, usually found at Jaipur’s palace hotels, 28 Kothi is kept simple and is tastefully decorated with a highly curated collection of objets d’art and mid-century modern furniture.
With just 5 stylish rooms, a lush garden, a peaceful library and a bijou spa, the atmosphere is particularly special: intimate and welcoming, and ideal for solo travellers and couples. On balmy evenings, dining under the stars is a real treat.
47 Jobner Bagh
A bit more classic, but still a far cry from any of the palace hotels. This warm, intimate family-owned boutique hotel is both historic and current but somehow manages to make every guest feel like family while still retaining a hint of formality. Counting only 11 rooms, the whitewashed property sports antique furniture, plenty of greenery and a fantastic rooftop place overlooking the Nahargarh Fort. An excellent base to experience the vibrancy of Jaipur.
Jaipur boasts some of the best hotels in the world. But if you really want an authentic Indian home style experience then Ikaki Niwas gives you exactly that. Wonderful hospitality, beautiful 12 rooms, phenomenal meals and just a very special place tucked away in central Jaipur. You are not a guest there; they make you feel like part of their family, they are like having local friends. Everything here is about a personal experience; from the moment you arrive, you get a sense of the boutique and tailor-made feel of the hotel. The food, on the other hand, is every inch an Indian affair. It’s a genuine destination stay!
Royal Heritage Haveli
A beautiful family run boutique hotel set amidst an expansive five acre of landscaped gardens and serene courtyards. This heritage property is positively pint-sized by industry standards with only 11 suites but it’s a truly peaceful oasis of calm. The interiors are lavish, the lawns expansive, and the courtyard—a trademark of Rajput landscaping—serves as the ideal spot for a shady afternoon reading session. After a day exploring the bustling city of Jaipur, you will be thrilled to return to such a tranquil spot.