The Perfect Destination to escape from the trappings of an urban life and embrace the majestic Splendour of nature in its infinite glory. Wankaner was the first Princely former ruling family in Gujarat to open their Palaces to tourists and guests. Our place(MotiVadi), once a retreat for the royals, from the scorching summer sun stands barely 2.5kms away from the main palace complex perched atop a hill. Our property situated on the banks of the Macchu River was started as Gujarat's first heritage hotel in the 1970's by Maharana Digvijay Sinh. Built in the 1920's our place has stunning interiors done in the fashionable art deco style with spacious rooms and mirrored bathrooms to match. The art-deco s indoor swimming pool which is fully functional and restored is one of its kind. The most unique part of this quaint property is the 3 storied step well or vaav built in the 20th century with exquisite stone carving and a fine marble sculpture fountain.Our property is a treat for bird watchers and nature lovers who can find a wide variety of birds and wildlife like blue bulls, porcupine, civet cats in the vast expanse of the surrounding lemon orchards.
The sprawling our Palace is perched atop the Gadhio hills offers a splendid view. It was built by Maharana Raj Shri Amar Singhji who was the last ruler of the Wankaner Royal family. The place is built in Indo-sarsenic or Indo-Gothic style of architecture. Its interiors with Italian marble, stain glass, Burma teak antique furniture, marble fountains, Murano chandeliers and hand woven carpets take you back to the splendors of royal living in the by-gone era. An ideal stopover for people driving from Ahmedabad to Bhuj and Kandla on National Highway no. 8A.
Facilities : Swimming Pool Wedding Lawn Ideal location for film shoots Ample parking Dr on call Credit/debit cards accepted Hotel shop: local handicrafts, pashmina stoles, bandhani and patola scarves Travel Desk 24 Hour Laundry
Local Transport – Taxis and auto rickshaws Travel Assistance is Available Car Rental can be provided. Pick up and Drop Off on request. Restraunt is available as per extra charges. Pool is common . Dinner and lunch is of Rs.660/pax. with service tax included
Things to do or nearby places : Wankaner town visit and local shopping Bird watching Nature trek Horse riding Spa services on request Swaminarayan Temple visit and evening prayers Picnic and Migratory bird sightings (winters) at Jaswatsar Lake Village tours and interaction with local tribes Mehendi/henna done by local artists Traditional music and dance performances Special access to the palace library and its rare collection of books for our in house guests Yoga ashram visit Visit to Mithicool pottery Wankaner's own eco friendly endeavour which has won national and international recognition
Check In: 12:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Get a full refund if you cancel a full fourteen days before check-in. However, in case of no show or cancellation after this duration, the entire booking amount will be retained.