Jaisalmer, also known as the ‘Golden City’ of India, attracts travellers from around the world with its share of the Thar Desert. The Jaisalmer Fort and other tourist attractions such as Gadisar Lake, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Bada Bagh, and Sam Sand Dunes delight one and all. Jain temples are another attraction in Jaisalmer that leave travellers awestruck.
The Golden City is also the venue of the popular Desert Festival organized by the Government of Rajasthan.read more
The city offers a multitude of choices of accommodation for travellers looking to spend their time here. Apart from traditional accommodations such as guest houses, boutique stays, bed &breakfasts, and villas, Jaisalmer has offbeat accommodations as well, such as tents, cottages, and rustic huts. Read on to find out why you should stay in these accommodations and where you can find them in Jaisalmer.
Replete with basic amenities such as AC, Cable TV, and comfortable beds, guest houses are reasonably priced and ideal for solo travellers looking for modest accommodations. Some of the areas where guest houses can be rented in Jaisalmer are Amar Sagar Pol, Gandhi Chowk, Kalakar Colony, and Chainpur Street.
Jaisalmer has an extensive range of boutique hotel stays. These rental stays feature some of the most exquisite interiors and exteriors inspired by Rajput architecture. If you have ever wanted to live in a fort, boutique stays can give you a similar experience at almost half the price. With top-notch hospitality and facilities such as parking, power back-up, and concierge service, these rentals offer an enjoyable stay in this city of Rajasthan. These are suitable accommodations for travellers looking for luxurious space at nominal prices.
You can book such lodgings in areas like Gandhi Chowk, Dhiba Para, Amar Sagar Pol, and Khuri.
Jaisalmer has numerous heritage rental properties available in areas such as Hanuman Circle, Postal Colony, Dedansar Road, Malka Pol, Indira Colony, Ram Kund.
Tents are available across the desert in Jaisalmer and are among the fanciest accommodations available in the city. These accommodations feature luxuries like swimming pools. Some of the areas where you can book tents are Khuri, Jethwai Road, Damodara, and village Sam (popularly known as Sam Sand Dunes).
Villas here are characterized by intricately designed archways and exquisite living spaces. Regal dining areas and royal hospitality accentuate the elegance of these posh residences. Available with multiple bedrooms, villas are the ideal option for large travel groups looking for lavish accommodation. Most villas also offer single bedrooms, so even if you are on a solo trip to Jaisalmer, you can enjoy a luxurious stay. Villas are available in Hanuman Circle, Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, and Amar Sagar Pol areas of Jaisalmer.
Cottages and Rustic Huts
Cylindrically shaped, cottages are mud structures with thatched roofs. Sporting a rustic and indigenous appearance, these accommodations offer a comfortable stay with modern amenities. Cottages can be booked in areas such as Khuri, Sam sand dunes, Sodakore, Dedha, and Damodara village in Jaisalmer city.