Bhawan was exclusively built for Maharaja Ajit Singh, the younger
brother of maharajah of Jodhpur. It is an impressive red sandstone
structure of 1940's with arched windows, carved balconies and cupolas
adding to its rugged beauty. The most interesting feature in the
building is the courtyard-a quadrangle with exquisitely carved
latticework. This area comes to life during meal times when Rajasthani
delicacies are served by turbaned men and veiled women. Traditional folk
music makes the meals more enjoyable. History
the vast and serene desert milieu Ajit Bhawan, the first heritage Hotel
of India, stands as an oasis of hospitality, pageantry and Rajput charm.
Built exclusively, for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singhji the younger
brother of Maharaja Umaid Singhji of the erstwhile Jodhpur state. Ajit
Bhawan, a legacy of Rajput he]ritage is vibrantly alive with the
personalized hospitality, provided by the late Maharaja's family, whse
home is still is. The doors of this truly traditional yet subtely
contemporary life style are open to you.
Each cottage has been
furnished in ethnic Rajasthani style and no two cottages are alike.
Well-maintained lawns and thick shady trees make this village complex a
haven for birds and humans alike. It really an oasis in the desert city.
The family undertakes village excursions in which the visitors get a
close view of the local Rajasthani folk life.
The tour includes
visit to the weavers, shoemakers and other local craftsmen which makes
it all the more interesting. Other facilities available at the palace
are swimming pool, barbecue restaurant and village safari.