Perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest residences in the world – set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens.Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present Maharaja of Jodhpur, this golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in the fashionable Art Deco style of that time. After 15 years in construction, the 347-room palace was finally completed in 1943 – and has served as the principal residence of the Jodhpur royal family since.
The marvelous mansion Ajit Bhawan in Jodhpur has been home to Maharaja Ajit Singhji of Jodhpur and is one of the first heritage hotels in India. It is still adorned by the descendents of the royal family, and so, a stay in Ajit Bhawan, Jodhpur equates that of being a royal guest. The regal charisma and sophistication is spread practically in every corner of the hotel and a truly wonderful experience awaits your footstep.
Hotel Ranbanka Palace is a magnificent sandstone building, built for Maharajadhiraj of Jodhpur, Sir Ajit Singh ji, the younger brother of Maharaja Umaid Singh, tastefully blends the lavish interiors and modern comforts. The hotel overlooks the invincible Mehrangarh Fort on one side and the Umaid Bhawan Palace on the other side. R.K. Karanvijay Singh, grandson of Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singhji, promotes the Hotel Ranbanka.