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Paris, France
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

So many good things have been written about this hotel, it's hard to decide what else to add. It will always stand out as THE best hotel we've stayed at in all our travels, for value, hospitality and beauty. Everything about the place is perfect, from the genuine welcome, the gorgeous tasteful decor, the comfort of the rooms, the friendliness... More 

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Brij Raj S, Owner at Ratan Vilas, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings and Good Wishes! Thank you so much. We are honoured to know that we happen to be your favourite hotel. We eagerly look forward to having you stay with us again. Yours sincerely Brijraj More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

I stayed here with my wife and daughter in April for a couple of nights. Lovely setting set back from the chaotic roads, colourful gardens and a substantial red building in the colonial style. Every day someone changed the petals strewn in large bowls of water around the hotel corridors. Large swimming pool in quiet setting with plenty of sun... More 

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Brij Raj S, Owner at Ratan Vilas, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings and Good Wishes! Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are delighted to receive such a wonderful feed back from you and hope to welcome you again at Ratan Vilas. Yours sincerely Brijraj More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

A family-owned and run oasis in Jodphur. The attention to detail, from the staff's kind words, the beautiful grounds and tasteful decor made it very difficult to leave. There is a real old-world charm about this hotel that makes for an unforgettable and very relaxing stay. The pool was pristine and we really enjoyed relaxing on the wrap around porch... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

Excellent place, just few min ride to the old city, but feels like a villa with gardens outside the city, amazing pool, very clean, feels like a real royal summer palace (partly true by the way), very friendly and helpful stuff, a bit of a British aristocracy ambiance and attitude :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I was nervous about traveling to India as a single female since there has been so many problems publicized in the news lately, but the owner emailed me several times putting my fears to rest with all of his help and advise. It is a family run business and everyone makes you feel so welcome. The food is great too... More 

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Barnala, India
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

We reached Jodhpur after a long self drive so naturally were a bit exhausted. But the moment we were recieved by the courteous staff of this beautiful hotel, all our tiredness was simply gone. Everybody had that 'so-happy-to-serve-you' smile and this attitude filled the entire ambience with so much charm that it eased out all our exhaustion.As we booked late... More 

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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

Very nice hotel, we only stayed one night there because of our express tour of Rajhastan and wished we stayed longer because it was a very relaxing place and wonderful environment: large pool area, outdoor restaurant, and very calm and spacious rooms.

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

Enchanting, enchanting, enchanting ... The small historic hotel with an intimate guesthouse appeal, has a magical setting and aura. 3 kilometres from the Clock Tower and market area of central Jodphur, Ratan Vilas is set back from the road in glorious gardens. Brijraj and his wife Namrata opened the doors on the 1920s polo playing (stables and style) home 15... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Had a wonderful stay at Ratan Vilas. We arrived quite late at night, having been picked up the the hotel driver from the train station, but they kindly offered to make us a snack for us to have in our room....have never appreciated paneer pakora so much, as well as the cold beer. The room was clean and large, with... More 

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Reviewed 26 April 2013

This is a delightful places, more like staying in a private home. Very low key, lovely Manager very keen to help, extremely clean , free wifi and excellent value for money . It was a calm oasis in a busy city with a nice pool . The staff were very caring and helpful. My only criticism might be that breakfast... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ratan Vilas was built in 1920 as a private residence by Maharaj Ratan Singhji of Raoti, Jodhpur. The villa is being managed as a hotel since 2000 by Ratan Singhji’s great grandson, Brijraj Singh. The guest rooms and the common areas are well appointed and arranged with care. Ratan Vilas as a place to stay offers its guests an eternal old world charm seamlessly blending with the modern comforts and an authentic experience of the legendary Rajput hospitality. ... more   less 

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Address: Loco Shed Road | Near Bhaskar Circle, Jodhpur 342001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Jodhpur
Price Range: RM308 - RM1,148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ratan Vilas 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Ratan Vilas Jodhpur
Ratan Vilas Hotel Jodhpur
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Jodhpur
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jodhpur
#4 Business Hotel in Jodhpur
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“We had a ground floor room that opened right in front of the pool - totally gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles 433sarap, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with pool and garden views are the best”
 of 5 bubbles amrita36, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Would definitely recommend a first floor room with balcony.”
  • Sunken bath below shower.
 of 5 bubbles 945carmenf, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top Floor may be a little quieter although noise is not a problem, maybe splurge and try one of the new luxury rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Linbaba1972, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great, but ask to stay in the newer ones, as they added on a few years ago.”
 of 5 bubbles 276timh, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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