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Castle Mandawa, Mandawa Overview

Castle Mandawa is a beautiful palace turned hotel- standing tall and proud as a testimony to the charming and colourful city of Mandawa. The town of Mandawa rests right in the middle of the desert state of Rajasthan, and Castle Mandawa falls in the Shekhawati region- a place blooming in myriad colours amidst the golden desert. Castle Mandawa was originally a palace and a fortress which has now been converted into a luxurious heritage hotel. It is truly regality at its best. The regal family of Mandawa generously decided to share the redefined elegance and mighty glory of this beautiful work of art with the world and converted it into a luxurious and lavish five-star hotel where the visitors get a chance to avail its modern amenities and admire its palatial architecture.

Castle Mandawa is part of the Mandawa group of hotels, a very renowned company in the hotel industry. The concept of turning something as royal as the palace of the kings into a 5-star hotel is a very innovative one- reviving the opulence of the royalties in the form of an ornate and lavish hotel which drips of elegance and style. Embellished in what can only be described as the most exquisite designs, murals, and paintings, this destination offers a stay which is luxurious as well as state of the art.

Facilitated with all the latest comforts and technologies, this destination is an elegant combination of the era bygone and the new age provisions. It is bound to leave every guest feeling special and cared for and will undoubtedly compel them to fall in love with its inexplicable grandeur. 

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Activities at Castle Mandawa

You can be a part of a vast number of recreational activities here at Castle Mandawa. Experience the thrills of the different fire dance, which is entertaining as well as thrilling. Beckon the child in you with delightful puppet shows, or experience the Rajput lifestyle with the camel and vintage car rides. You can also experience horse and jeep safaris, which are a once in a lifestyle experience indeed. If nature is your one true love, you can go on nature walks and excursions, which are delightfully charming.

The hotel can also organize some fun-filled and adventurous activities like camel riding, ATV racing, dirt bike racing, horse riding, etc. There is also a children's clubhouse at the hotel where the kids can spend some time and make new bonds with new friends. With so much to do, you will find every day here packed with a new kind of adventure.

Architecture and Interiors of Castle Mandawa

The entire palace is decorated with royal family portraits, antique cannons and arms that keep the history and tradition alive. Paintings and carvings of Lord Krishna and exquisite mirror works are a peculiarity of the interiors of this hotel. The architecture and interior design of the palace are so carefully and creatively designed that the traditional palanquin-roofed balconies blend in perfectly with the modern comforts and the old-world rooms are antique yet lavish and luxurious.

Another interesting detail about this palace turned hotel is that they don't measure time like we do these days. To keep the tradition running strong and let the vibe of the olden days live on, time is measured uniquely- a huge brass gong is struck by the resident timekeepers at the fort every hour!

Castle Mandawa houses 70 rooms divided into 4 categories- Standard, Deluxe, Suite and the Royal Suite. Needless to say, each room drips with royalty and sheer elegance. The furniture of the room is antique yet very comfortable and of course, well maintained. Imagine, spending a night in the rooms that were once the personal chambers of the great Maharajas of Rajasthan. What an experience!

Amenities at Castle Mandawa

The regal hotel is equipped with all the modern amenities and luxurious facilities that may make your stay there all the more enjoyable. They have a fully equipped 5-star gymnasium that stays open throughout the day so that you don't have to compromise with your daily exercise routine and your health stays perfect on vacation.

The opulent hotel also houses a relaxing spa where skilled and highly trained masseuses help you relieve all the tensions and stresses from your body as they enrich your skin with essential oils and a heavenly massage. A beautiful pool decorates the front lawn of Castle Mandawa and teasingly invites you in. The desert wind of the afternoon turns into an enjoyable breeze when you settle in this splendid swimming pool.

Royal Weddings at Castle Mandawa

Castle Mandawa is a dream destination for a wedding for many. The perfect location, picturesque surroundings, amicable weather, historical significance and accessibility of the venue are few of the major crowd pullers; but let's not forget the sheer royalty and opulence that fills the air of this truly breathtaking hotel making it a perfect destination for a memorable event with loved ones.

The hotel organises every tiny detail of the wedding- right from decorations and food to family activities and processions. The venue is richly decorated, and the food layout is a treat for the taste buds. A wedding at Castle Mandawa will definitely leave your guests in awe and claim a permanent spot in their minds.

How To Reach Castle Mandawa

The accessibility of the Castle Mandawa is its major plus point. It is well connected to two busy rail heads- Jhunjhunu Railway Station at a mere distance of 26 km and Fatehpur Railway Station, which is a little farther away at a distance of 770 km. It takes approximately 35 minutes to travel from the Jhunjhunu Railway Station to Castle Mandawa.

One can also opt for the RSRTC buses that start from Jhunjhunu, Churu and Sikar that frequently ply to and from Castle Mandawa. Hiring a taxi is also a convenient option.

One can hail cabs or auto rickshaws to go back and forth from different spots in the city or even to roam around the city in.

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