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10 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

My friend and I spent 6 weeks at explorer's nest, because we had an internship there. The family was very warmhearted and we directly felt welcome when we arrived. When you get inside the house it is already very cosy and you can get some books the travellers left there from the shelves or lounge at a comfy little seating... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Explorer's nest is a really lovely and cozy place to stay!! The room is very clean. Arvind and his family are really frindly and always there if you need anything! They offer food and drinks for really cheap prices! At the rooftop you have a great view over the city! A wonderful cental place in jaipur!

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

Many thanks to both of you for your so kind appreciation of our humble place. It was a delight hosting you both at our home. You both are such fine people. Thank you again for choosing us to be your host in Jaipur. We shall remember you for a long time to come. More 

Whitecourt, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Arvind was very kind excepting my reservation. He arranged a timely and reliable pick up from the train station for us to his place for a fair price. When we arrived our room was as pictured. It was clean and bright. With clean linens and towels. We took a room with out A/C. At the start of October it was... More 

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

My wife joins me to express our sincere thanks for your so much appreciation of our small humble place. It was an immense pleasure and honour for us to be your host in Jaipur. You both are such wonderful people. Always so positive and appreciative. it was always a delight to sit and chat with you and hear your travel... More 

Pune, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We were on our 2 weeks tour of Rajasthan and our stay at Explorer's Nest was the best of all. We felt very welcome here with the friendly help and guidance of the owner always available. It's very central location was a big added advantage. Loved their homemade herbal tea. Would certainly recommend.

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

We are humbled by your saying that your stay with us was the best of your Rajasthan tour. That means a lot to us and we shall strive to make it so for every guest that we are fortunate to host. It was an honour and a pleasure to be able to host two wonderful people like you at our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

My husband and I had been in India for some time already when we arrived at Explorer's Nest guest house. Tired from sight seeing and long train journeys (as well as the over enthusiastic pedlars and rickshaw drivers) it was an absolute delight to find a place in which we could truly relax. Our double room was very simple but... More 

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

Every good guest like you brings a backpack full of joy to our hearts and our simple home. It was a blessing to have you both stay in our place. You made every moment so full of friendliness and cheer. Thank you for choosing us to be your host in Jaipur and for leaving such sweet appreciative words about us... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
Reviewed 1 May 2015

The hosts Arvind and Shoma are so very friendly. They guided us where to go for food, shopping and arrangesd trin trickets for us. They even went with us for a cultural even one evening. The place itself is so clean,homely and conviniently located . Very styrongly recommned the place to any one visiting Jaipur.

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about our place. It was an absolute pleasure to be your host and share some great moments with you both. We always look forward to friendly guests like you with whom we can share local experience. And thank you again for so many appreciative words while you were here. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

I booked to stay at Explorer's Nest at the last minute. To my surprise, it was one of the best stay I had. Located in the midst busy Jaipur, EN is the right place to travel to all attractions; that include Pink Fort, Hawa Mahal and Jantra Mantra. Good thing it's very nearby to either Bus Central Station or Jaipur... More 

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

We are very happy to know that you had nice stay at our place. It was a great delight to be your host and interact with you. Its always such a rewarding experience for us to meet positive people like you and share your many travel experiences. We certainly look forward to seeing you again some day. More 

Paris, France
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

A warm welcome from Arvind and his wife. Very nice couple and ready to provide with any informations and tips about Jaypur. well located between the old and new city. We stayed in the "blue room" for 3 days. The room is a basic room.The only down side is the cleanest of our bathroom and a smell of sewage plus... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

We stayed here during our three months in India and it still stands out as one of the best. The owner and his wife are absolutely delightful, sincere and care so greatly about their guests and their time in Jaipur. Home away from home.

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

You make us extremely happy with your kind words about our small humble place. Its wonderful people like you who keep us motivated and satisfied about running this place. Thank you very much. We assure you that your appreciation will only make us strive more to make this place still better. More 

New Delhi, India
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Explorer’s Nest in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is a quaint, homely and charming little homestay tucked away in a quiet colony in the centre of town. The owners are Arvind Grover, a retired Lieutenant Colonel and his wife, Shoma, a thoughtful and interested woman who is a professor of Botany. The little guesthouse is remarkably cheap but certainly has everything that I... More 

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arvind g, Owner at Explorer's Nest, responded to this review

Its an honour to be so highly recommended by a much travelled person and a much read travel blogger like you. Its an honour to also be featured on your travel blog. It makes us much happy and drives us to keep up the high hospitality levels. The small family of the Explorer's Nest thanks you sincerely. More 

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We are running a small bed and breakfast traveler's hostel of 5 rooms for the travelers visiting Jaipur. Our Aim is to provide personalized and homey feel to our services. It is a bed and breakfast set up with the comforts and warmth of a family home, where we sit together, eat, drink and share our travel experiences, discuss the next days program and places to see, laugh and sing and create our bonds for life. We are very centrally located, just between the old Pink City and the main MI Road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Explorer's Nest

Address: 3 Purohit Ji Ka Bagh Gopinath Marg, Jaipur 302001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Jaipur District > Jaipur
Price Range: RM55 - RM82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Single budget room perfect for solo travellers”
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“The outside room is perhaps the best.”
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“book in advance at it has only 5 rooms and can be full”
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“I believe there are only 4 rooms here, the other 3 I haven't seen.”
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“They don't have many rooms, and most are booked constantly but if you have an opportunity ask to see them all to pick the best for you as they all have a different "feel" to them.”
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