Hotel Gajner Palace
Located at Shamla Hills 285 km from Jodhpur Airport and 32 km from Railway
y: *** 3 star heritage hotel
About The Hotel
Gajner Palace is an incomparable "Jewel in the Thar Desert" built
overlooking the lake by His Late Highness Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner.
During winter even now, this palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded
wooded areas become the home of different species of migratory birds, most
renowned amongst them being the Imperial Sand Grouse.
Gajner Palace has four distinctive wings:
Dungar Niwas, which has the hotel's eleven historic suites. These were
primarily used by British dignitaries during their leisure trips to the
Mandir Chowk, part of the reception area for dignitaries arriving by train,
this is dominated by the presence of an ancient temple and age old Banyan
Gulab Niwas, which has thirty-one deluxe rooms that used to be occupied by
railway officers in the past.
Champa Niwas, the recently built section which has a beautiful courtyard
with rooms all around it.
Types of room
- Historic Suite
: recreates the grandeur of royal dining, set
amidst high ceilings, gold framed mirrors, intricately crafted fireplaces
and wood flooring. Mirage is open throughout the day and serves a la carte
meals and snacks.
Imperial Sand Grouse
: the restaurant at the terrace, is named after
the endangered bird, and provides spectacular views of wildlife, migratory
birds on the lake and the game sanctuary that stretches on beyond.
: Mrigtrishna, is named after the palace sanctuary.
Mirage restaurant and Lake, Terrace specializes in Continental and
traditional Indian cuisine. Mrigtrishna Bar and an Amphitheater for hosting
special events. Tennis courts, Swimming Pool, Walking and Bicycle nature
trails. Camel and Jeep Safaris, Horse Riding. Solar and Rowing Boats. Travel
assistance, Money Exchange and Safety Lockers at the reception. Doctor
available on call
The resort is quite near to the following places.
Built by Raja Rai Singh, the fort has 37 palaces with in the complex.
Pavalions Suraj pol or the Sun gate is the main entrance to the fort.
Built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in commemoration of his father Maharaja Lal
Singh. The masterpiece is built in Red stone and has a beautiful lattice
work and filigree work.