Need to know
11am, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 1pm.
Double rooms from $159.19 (INR10,350), excluding tax at 28 per cent.
Rates include continental breakfast, a large spread with Indian breakfast treats, fresh pastries, eggs and fruit.
Head to the gardens in the afternoons for cocktails and croquet.
At the hotel
Gardens, pool, free WiFi throughout. In rooms: Minibar, free bottled water, kettle with teas and coffee, flatscreen TV, WiFi, Kama Ayurveda bath products.
Our favourite rooms
The spacious Royal Suites have stunning hand-painted ceilings and prime views of the garden and pool, as well as a private terrace.
Set just outside the palace by the gardens, the unheated lap pool is surrounded by marble and sand-coloured Jaisalmer stone sunbathing areas.
The tranquil Frangipani Spa offers treatments inspired from around the world, including Balinese massage, Tahitian scrubs, Ayurvedic treatments, poultices and a traditional Indian massage using herbal infused oils.
Bring sketchpads to capture the stunning frescoes and two gorgeous gardens on the hotel’s grounds. Don’t over pack: Jaipur is world-renowned for its shopping, including gemstones, silver, fabrics and leather sandals.
The common areas and one suite are wheelchair accessible.
Leave Fido at home: pets are not allowed, though dog lovers can befriend the two resident basset hounds. See more pet-friendly hotels in Jaipur.
All ages are welcome. The hotel has full-size cots and extra beds available and can prepare child-friendly meals. Children under age 10 stay free of charge.
The hotel is run using solar power, and the restaurant uses local, seasonal ingredients in its food, including many items grown on-site.