The desert city of Jaisalmer in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan is also known by its other name ‘Golden City’. The reason behind this name is the yellowish golden sand stone structures built as the fort and all the mansions inside the fort. It’s these golden sand stone structures that glisten like gold under the harsh rays of the sun during summer that’s brought about this name. Jaisalmer houses many temples, old monuments and finely sculptured mansions within its walls.
An entire city was once housed inside the Jaisalmer Fort. It’s the Desert festival celebrated in this city that brings in hoards of international tourists who want to be a part of this colorful lively festival filled with music and dance. The pleasant months to visit this city and take part in its festival are from November to early March. The Desert Festival is celebrated around January-February. During the festival the local Rajasthani people dress up in highly colorful costumes and sing ballads and dance to its tunes. The whole city comes to life.
Four star hotels in Jaisalmer include the Fort Rajwada Jaisalmer which is located on six acres of sprawling desert land and is a architectural wonder with its intricately carved balconies and arch ways. With 65 rooms to house guests, Fort Rajwada epitomizes regality and opulence in every corner that will leave guests and visitors spell bound. Royal décor with modern day gadgets make staying in this hotel a truly exhilarating experience.
The interiors have been done by Stephanie Engelyn, a famed opera singer. Guests can enjoy ayurvedic spas and massages and enjoy exercising in their aptly commissioned compact gym. The hotel arranges jeep and desert safaris, camel rides for their guests. Other amenities guests who check into this luxury hotel are travel desk, doctor on call, 24 hour room service, hot/cold running water, excellent dining experience, high speed internet, telephone and others. The Fort Rajwada is a good leisure and business hotel.
Another of Jaisalmer hotels is the Hotel Rang Mahal located in the heart of the city. It is a reputed hotel and quite popular among tourists because of its excellent location. It’s close to the business hub of the city, shopping areas are a stone’s throw away, and provides quick access to the airport, bus and rail stations. With 53 rooms at the disposal of tourists, with class amenities like attached bathrooms and direct dial telephones, it’s not a wonder that many tourists head to the hotel to enjoy their stay at Jaisalmer.
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