Dera Mandawa

At a glance

  • Abundant with character and Indian charm
  • Small family-run heritage property
  • Peaceful and relaxed retreat

Dera Mandawa

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A welcoming boutique hotel offering guests a fantastic North Indian heritage experience.

Located near the Chandpole gate, one of the entrances to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, Dera Mandawa is a charmingly fresh and unique hotel. Drawing heavily on its family heritage background – the owner is the great grandson of the original owner – the hotel has been developed as a home-stay property, which aims to provide guests with an authentic cultural experience during their stay. For those interested in cultural jaunts, the hotel offers cycle rickshaws or day taxis for keen sightseers, and also hosts gala evenings where guests can try their hand at turban tying or enjoy a family-run cookery course.

As a home-stay property, meals are enjoyed alongside the Singh family in the property's small dining lounge or courtyard. Breakfast is inclusive, while lunch and dinner are available on advance request from a set menu of home-cooked Indian and Rajasthani cuisine. The home-stay nature is an enriching experience, but for more variety it's just a short stroll into Jaipur where there is a lovely selection of local restaurants nearby.

The property has eleven guest suites, situated on two levels and all facing towards the central courtyard. Suites are large, comfortable and spacious, and are all wonderfully decorated with a traditional Indian influence and style.

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Key information

In the centre of Jaipur, close to the city’s main attractions

Airport transfer time: Approx. 25 minutes’ drive from Jaipur airport
Rooms: 11

Accommodation information

11 guest suites with private terrace or seating area

Dining

Dining lounge

What's included

Breakfast in the dining lounge.

*Denotes local charge