Where: Old Agra Achhnera Road, Kakaji Ki Kothi (2km from Keoladeo National Park)Ideal for: Luxury travellersLaxmi Vilas Palace was built in 1857 as the royal residence of Raja Raghunath Singh, the younger brother of then-ruler of Bharatpur, Maharaja Ram Singh. Every little nook and corner at the palace-turned-hotel gives you a glimpse into the lives of its erstwhile residents. The architecture is a brilliant fusion of Mughal and Rajput styles.The spacious, heritage-themed rooms and suites at his hotel in Bharatpur can take you back in time with their charming vintage décor. Great food is within easy reach as the in-house restaurant whips up a delicious mix of Indian and world cuisine.
The Laxmi Vilas Palace is situated in a beautiful location close to Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur. In 1994, the palace was converted into a heritage hotel and has been operational ever since.• Location: Old Agra Achhnera Road, Kakaji Ki Kothi, Geeta Colony, Bharatpur, Rajasthan• Phone: 05644 223 523• Distance from New Delhi: 206 km• Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport• Nearest railway station: Bharatpur Junction railway station