Hotel Mandwa Castle
Appointments, deadlines, phone calls, budgets. are some of the
things everybody wants to get away from. But, does everyone find
the ideal retreat? Presenting the stuff dreams are made of. A
resort where you feel one with nature. From the moment you
step-in, a feeling of bliss engulfs your body & soul. Your heart
the beat of the waves dancing on the shore. Your mind is clear as
the crystal blue pool and your eyes are feasted on some exquisite
landscaping. Cozy cottages dot the seashore like pearls on a
necklace; green lawns, birds chirping on the trees and the
hammocks swaying in the breeze.
Part of the excitement of staying at Mandawa is the sense of
discovery at every turn: battlements that offer spectacular views
of the town below, a whimsical peacock weather van, an arched
window that overlooks the verdant garden visited by peacocks. Or
the fact that no two rooms are alike in this historic hotel!
(There are 70 of them: Royal Suites, Deluxe Rooms and Standard
In the zenana or women's quarters, one room offers antique murals,
another has a marble fountain, while the turretroom boasts walls
that are 7 feet thick! Looking out from the window of the turret
room it is easy to imagine the maurading bandits that once roamed
Little wonder then that the family crest contains the motto, "Veer
Bhogya Vasundhara" - The brave shall inherit the earth
Explore Castle Mandawa at your own pace.Spend a leisurely hour
over a drink in the colonial veranadah that accomodates the bar.Or
relax in the cosy comfort of the Diwankhana, the formal drawing
room decorated with family potraits and displays of antique armour.
At Mandawa, simple pleasures leave a lasting impression, whether
it is a quiet breakfast on a terrace offering great views of
distant temples and cenotaphs, a leisurely lunch in the mural
painted dining room, sundowners sipped in the congenial setting of
the verandah bar, or an alfresco dinner under the stare
entertained by Rajasthani folk singers and dancers. Every meal
becomes an occasion to remember.
Castle Mandawa is ideally located in the heart of the Shekhawati
region, which today comprises of two administrative districts in
the state of Rajasthan: Jhunjhunu and Sikar.
It is well connected from Jaipur, Delhi and Bikaner by road. If
you would like to come by train, there are a number of railway
stations close by.