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The hotel offers a quiet, elegant and luxurious atmosphere, and the owners, (the existing royal family of Samode) play a very active role in running the property.
Exquisite frescoes and mirror-work run throughout the property, one of Rajasthan's finest boutique hotels. A sprawling palace with endless different wings, terraces, courtyards and levels, the rooms are scattered all over the building, each unique.
The rooms are beautifully appointed and have all the modern amenities you would expect, plus there is a lovely swimming pool.
The food is fantastic, comprising of Indian and international menus, with an extensive wine list. A walk around the village is a brilliant way to discover a more rural side of Rajasthan, alternatively a camel ride out into the desert hills at sundown and supper in the dunes will leave you with strong memories.
The flagship Samode property - one of the first heritage palaces to open its doors to visitors - is a magnificent example of Rajput-Mughal architecture.
Frances, Original Traveller