Karni Bhawan Hotel Overview
Karni Bhawan Palace was the royal residence of Maharaja Dr. Karni Singh, a modern-day maharaja of Bikaner. It is now a Royal Retreat surrounded by sprawling lawns located within the desert city of Bikaner. It was built in a luxurious art deco style, popular by the 1950s in the US and Europe. Its Doric pillars, ornamental staircases and large windows are a testimony to an aesthetic brilliance of the past. The original character of the royal residence has been preserved and retained for modern-day guests. Situated in the heart of the Bikaner, the hotel is near to all major tourist attractions of the city. Old paintings, photographs, period furniture and curios add a distinctive dimension to the ambiance of Karni Bhawan Palace, a cozy retreat for travel-weary guests.
The cultural and folk evenings organized every day reflect the true culture and color of Rajasthan. The comfortable accommodation, conference facilities and the facility of camel rides make Karni Bhawan the favorite of all the tourists.
Category: Heritage Hotel
Managed by : HRH
City: Bikaner – Rajasthan
Rooms: 12 Rooms – 10 suites and 02 regular rooms
Access: Jodhpur Airport is 255 km, Railway station is 5 km & Bus terminal is 5 km
Amenities: Cable TV, Multi Cuisine Restaurant, Bar, Conference facilities, Camel rides, Desert Safaris, international direct dial telephone, satellite television, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities, same day laundry and dry-cleaning; travel and tour guides; travel desk; money exchange available 24-hours; safety lockers; facsimile and internet; doctor on call; railway station transfers and cars/ limousines on hire.
This magnificent colonial architecture was first converted in to a Heritage Hotel in the year 1986 having 12 rooms. Later during 1994 more rooms were made thus having a total of 31 well furnished air conditioned rooms. There are 5 suites and 26 standard rooms. These rooms are elaborately decorated having ethnic Rajasthani fabrics depicting the festive themes. The romantic ambiance made by the luxury inside this splendid Heritage Hotel provides the Rajasthani charm of hospitality to its guests. There are some suites with dining facilities in the balconies and are having huge bay windows which gives the atmosphere a royal essence.
Other amenities and facilities
Karni Bhawan Heritage Hotel offers its guests with best of modern facilities and amenities such as excellent room service, car parking, swimming pool, travel desk, laundry, cable TV and conference facilities. Its gymnasium and health club is well equipped with all the modern gadgets and facilities for Jacuzzi, steam and sauna bath. Facilities to play tennis, golf, croquet is also made in this incredible Heritage Hotel. You can even get herbal or ayurvedic oil massage on request. Karni Bhawan organizes horse safari and village safari to view the wildlife and the famous tribes of the Rajasthani villages like the Bishnoi. The hotel even organizes royal picnic and Dhani picnic which are usually set in the garden area and special arrangements are made for enjoyment of the lunch and dinner. For the relaxation of the guests yoga and meditation camps are also set.
Breakfast is served in buffet style at Mosaic courtyard known as the Tashli. Manwar Restaurant is a multi specialty restaurant serving Continental, Indian, Chinese and Rajasthani Cuisine. Special dinners at Junagarh Fort and sanctuary, As many as 1000 guests can attend casual buffet style functions and up to 200 guests for sit-down dinners.