Raas, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Jodhpur's first boutique hotel lies at the foot of the mighty
Mehrangarh Fort, in the heart of the Walled City. Uniquely situated
in the old town, Raas comprises four old, restored, 18th
Century red sandstone havelis juxtaposed with slick, modern
Heritage India meets contemporary style. The property features a
central swimming pool, surrounded by day loungers and cabanas, a
spa and atmospheric Baradari dining pavillion, café and al-frescoe
Accommodation comprises 39 rooms, 7 of which are suites with
separate sitting rooms, larger balconies and bathrooms. 35 rooms
have views of the Mehrangarh Fort and the remaining 4 rooms have
private gardens overlooking the old, restored buildings.
Each bedroom features a balcony, carved in Jodhpur's pink
sandstone. Interiors are contemporary, with clean lines, black
terrazzo and hints of Jodhpur blue.
In its entirety the property remains today the best preserved,
largest and most complete urban noble residence in Rajasthan and
has been lovingly and painstakingly brought back to life and up to
date by the inspired owners.