Where heritage and culture meet comfort & luxury!
There are very few experiences in life that come close to competing with the serenity and distinctiveness of spending a dawn at one the many fabulous terraces of Ranbanka Palace, Jodhpur. Flanked by Mehrangarh fort on one side and Umaid Bhawan on the other, you can quietly admire magnificent views of the Blue city as it transcends the veil of darkness and comes alive for a new day. Christened after the Rajput war cry of ‘Ranbanka Rathore’ this palace has been the royal abode for direct descendants of Rao Jodha and captures the very essence of Jodhpur. Today it houses a full service heritage hotel where guests can enjoy one of Rajasthan's foremost royal experiences.
Ranbanka Palace retains and preserves the old world charm and glory of a bygone era and embellishes it with modern comforts and frills. Its central location allows easy access to key leisure and business addresses in the city and one can choose from accommodation that traverses varied price points and amenities. From garden or pool facing rooms around the courtyard to aesthetically restored suites including chambers of the former Maharaja in the Heritage wing to the uber luxurious suites of the new Jodhana wing Ranbanka Palace caters to every kind of traveler. Use of rich fabrics and silk drapes draw from the colorful art and warm hues of the state of Rajasthan.
Ranbanka Palace is renowned for its many mouthwatering delicacies and is best known for its elaborate Rajasthani flavours including the infamous thali prepared by second generation chefs of the Royal family - a lavish treat popular not only among travelers but also residents of Jodhpur. The hotel offers a diverse array of dining options like The Baithak, a Rajsthani lounge complete with Bajots & Gaddi Massons that transports you to a bygone era. Overlooking the center courtyard and inspired by the five royal colours of the Jodhpur flag, The Panchranga is a 150 cover indoor restaurant offering excellent Indian, Oriental and Continental preparations. Another must visit venue is the Polo Bar which houses original Polo trophies that have been with the family for generations alongside the more recent personal collection of ace polo player Raj Kumar Karanvijay Singh (Grandson of Maharajadhiraj Ajit Singh Ji).
The heritage hotel offers an extensive range of services and treatments at the Marwar Spa – By The Baradari. Get a whiff of how the erstwhile Rajput rulers rejuvenated their body, mind and soul as Ranbanka Palace gives you a chance to re-live the same glory. Soak in the splendor of ancient treatments like Abhyangam or Shirodhara or opt for signature European massages (like the classic Swedish Indulgence) and exotic Oriental therapies (like the traditional Balinese massage). Immerse yourself in the throes of utter luxury and extravagance, in the supreme care of expert hands, only to come out totally satiated.
Festive settings, puppet shows, traditional music recitals and Kaalbelia dancers make every evening more special at Ranbanka Palace. The shopping corridor at the hotel offers tailor-made but reasonable RBJ mojaris, souvenir shops, on-premise tour operator, and much more. Ranbanka Palace is the ultimate destination for an unparalleled experience as festivals are celebrated in all their color, culture and grandeur. The Rajput Hall is ideal for corporate meetings, seminars and social events while the beautifully manicured poolside lawns are perfect for larger outdoor gatherings. Marriages may be made in heaven but they are best sealed at Ranbanka Palace.
Mark the ideal antitheses to today’s fast paced life and pamper your loved one with the unique and luxurious Jodhana Experience. Overlooking Ranbanka’s famed courtyard the Jodhana wing houses 15 exclusive suites that are dotted with artifacts from the princess’ personal collection. Guests staying in this wing can partake in rare pleasures hitherto inaccessible to travelers and visitors. Special delights are the in-room spa and the unique shopping experience which brings the royal family’s own tailors and craftsmen to your doorstep. Exclusive collections of traditional bangles, exquisite sarees, tailor-made Jodhpuri suits, precious and semi-precious jewelry, handcrafted juttis and antiques from the best craftsmen in the region can be made available in the comfort of your room.
Ranbanka Palace Hotel exudes an aura distinctly its own - enhanced by the rich and varied collection of paintings, treasure troves and hunting trophies of yesteryears. Present day facilities are harmonized so as not to disturb the antiquity of the royal abode. Jodhpur is the land that speaks the enduring legacies of the past. The forts and palaces still reflect a grandeur that makes a trip down this vibrant state an experience worth treasuring forever. Experience the splendor of a bygone era only at Ranbanka Palace.
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Royal experience at Ranbanka Palace, Jodhpur