fort is an old fortified residence of the Nathawat family (hailing from chomu)
that served as the Prime Ministers of the Jaipur Royal Court is located some
40km from Jaipur and 264 km from Delhi in the range of Aravali. This
magnificent fort is as charming and romantic in itself, and exhibits grandeur,
good taste, class and elegance.
The way to the fort's main entrance is through the inside of the village, which
can be covered from the highway by a camel safari, with the locals welcoming
the guests with smiles and thrilling expressions. The inside of the fort reflects
expressions of the medieval architecture that is renovated a bit for the oriental
The open courtyards in the centre has separate wings on the sides that extends
to 43 spacious rooms & suites having private balconies and views. The walls
are in warm colours to highlight the intricate marble work, the antiques and
the colourful art with traditional artefacts. The Durbar
hall of Samode Palace is one of the most beautifully painted chambers with glass
& minakari work and the same goes for the private restricted spaces- meant
for the "zannanis", women of the family.
The rooms, which have internal pillars & arches, are furnished with traditional
Rajasthani style chairs & beds, with mosquito net canopies. Though the rooms
are not regal, they are clean & comfortable. There are no telephones &
no televisions. The hotel also runs the Samode Bagh luxury tents encampment
in the Fatehpura village.
In a narrow valley between red & green hills, 28 miles from Jaipur, this
18th century palace, built in the shadow of a small fort, the Samode Palace
towers over its little village. The palace has splendidly painted & enameled
public rooms, including a grand 250 year old audience hall now used for gala
dinners. Nestles amongst the Aravalli hills, 43 km from Jaipur and 264 km from
All rooms have air-condition, heating, minibars, colour satellite TV and telephones
with international dialling facilities. All suites have a balcony or patio.
The three Royal suites have LD and CD players, jacuzzis, fireplaces and private
The main dinning room and terrace serve traditional Rajasthani food as well
as mix of Asian and European cuisine. Light snacks are served by the pool, while
an a-la-carte menu is available at the central courtyard. There is also a bar
Recreation & Leisure
Out swimming pool, a separate wading pool for children, jacuzzi, fitness room,
sauna, and steam rooms. An Ayurvedic massage centre operates from mid July to
Horse riding. Camel Safari. Jeep Safari. Puppet and cultural shows are held
Type of Rooms
Single, Double, Deluxe Suites, Royal Suites.
Hotel Samode Palace, Accomodation in Jaipur