Bijolai Palace Hotel: Experience Royalty for Rejuvenation

Bijolai Palace Hotel

Who doesn’t want to be a King or Queen, even if it is just for a day? Today, the Kingdoms have made way for the democratic countries but to experience royalty isn’t that difficult. Just head to The Bijolai Palace, an Inde Hotel, in Jodhpur and let the royal feeling sweep you all over.
About Bijolai Palace
The Bijolai Palace, a sprawling royal palace built in the 19th century by the ruling family of Jodhpur-Marwar is nestled between the Aravali hills surrounded by lakes, creating an oasis in the desert. The 150-year-old Bijolai Palace is one of the oldest residences in Jodhpur, constructed in 1859 by, Maharaja Takhat Singh as his summer home, which has been declared as a “Heritage Property”, by INTACH. It had been used for many years as, a lively royal paradise surrounded by lakes amid the Aravali Hills.
The present Maharaja of Jodhpur-Marwar, His Highness Gaj Singh II gifted the Bijolai Palace Hotel in 2004 to Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF). The property was completely restored and opened to guests as Bijolai Palace Hotel. Income from this hotel in Rajasthan is utilized by JBF to provide drinking water to the communities of Thar desert. More importantly, as a part of responsible tourism, the palace meets 100% of its water requirement through a unique method of rainwater harvesting.
The Checklist
The Palace design exhibits the meticulous planning of the old rulers. It offers a wide range of rooms: The Heritage Rooms, Vintage Rooms and Vintage Suite. All rooms overlook pristine gardens, private courtyards or views of their own Lake Kaylana providing a rejuvenation of spirit and body.
The Palace offers multiple dining options from delectable local Marwari Cuisine to Indian & International Specialties. The Hotel offers an excellent wedding and banqueting options for engagement, sangeet, mehendi, wedding ceremonies and reception catering to dramatic needs of a star-studded destination wedding. It also offers a variety of activities like Village Safari that provides you with a sneak peek into the ethnic Marwari lifestyle, Desert Safari through dunes of the Thar Desert, cooking classes for local cuisine to Spa treatments. Guests can also visit the city of Jodhpur which offers a variety of tourist attractions from age-old palaces & forts to historic temples, Music and Dance Festivals and dessert excursions to entice your senses. The various cultural fairs and activities celebrate local and regional music and culture.
Other than the royal services, hospitality and feast, the Bijolai Palace Jodhpur also offers “The Water Walk” – a unique learning experience designed to provide firsthand information about traditional water harvesting techniques, it’s a crash-course to understanding the brilliant technology and rainwater wisdom developed over the millennium in the desert.
Inde Hotels
Inde Hotels is the first of its kind concept in India’s hospitality industry. It is an online platform for independent hotels. It provides an end-to-end marketing and support services for them. For the modern-day travellers, it offers a chance to explore and connect with independent, boutique and heritage properties across the country while getting the best deals on them. Adding Heritage property like Bijolai Palace to Inde’s portfolio is a well-thought strategy for the brand’s expansion. Heritage properties have witnessed an upsurge of tourism in India as the properties are privy to the rich culture, history and have a story to tell. Bijolai Palace Hotel, per Inde Hotel’s policies, offers not only marvellous heritage architecture but will offer a bouquet of royal services to its customers.
The Inde Hotel Advantage
Choosing Inde Hotels is a win-win for both independent hotels and travellers as it-

  • provides international quality accommodation at affordable prices
  • un-paralleled locations for Economy hotels, which otherwise are dominated by upscale hotels
  • focuses on comfort, convenience, safety, hygiene and technology
  • is designed for unmatched operating efficiency – with 100% centralized control and hotel level operating ratios of 0.2 employees per guestroom
  • aims at filling voids of other business models where the only intention is to increase the number of partner hotels rather than focusing on the overall growth and guest satisfaction.

At Your Service, Always!
At the end of the day, what matters for Bijolai Palace and Inde Hotels is the precious and satisfactory smile on their visitor’s face. Customer feedback gives it an insight into what is working well and what should be done to make the experience better. The management says, “You might have the best expertise in the industry, but your professional knowledge will never be more valuable to business performance than customer insights. Their opinions help you ensure that the end product will meet their expectations, solve their problems and fulfil their needs. Maintaining Quality Standards is of paramount importance to us.”
The Palace conducts regular internal audits to ensure that the standards are maintained. It also has feedback forms in place for collection of Guest Feedback. It is also listed on all major portals like TripAdvisor, Google to collect feedback.
So if one is looking forward to a vacation, there’s no need to look further than the magnificent Bijolai Palace!

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