In one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Bujera Fort, a spectacular, newly built fortress, in the Aravali hills, on the west side of Lake Pichola, with views of the City Palace, Lake Palace and the Monsoon Palace and Fateh Garh Castle. Easily accessible, just fifteen minutes drive around Lake Pichola from the City Palace and forty minutes from Udaipur airport. One hours flight from both Delhi and Mumbai and forty minutes from Jaipur.
Constructed on purely traditional lines, with eighty six hand carved stone columns and many Jarokas in local stone. Virtually all the doors and windows are salvaged, creating the feeling of being in a centuries old building.
Udaipur's only boutique hotel and a gem of a place, is situated on the edge of the small village of Bujera, with distant views of the lake and city. Truly gorgeous, small, friendly and welcoming. The inspired creation of outstanding interior designer Richard Hanlon and Trish McFarlane, it has immense style and sophistication throughout. The Fort has all the feel and atmosphere of a glorious English country house with wonderful fabrics interspersed with Indian antiques, fabrics and "style". You will only find the best mattresses, pillows and bed linen here,comfort being paramount. In summer there is full central air conditioning and in winter there is heating, working fireplaces and hot water bottles for those chilly winter nights.
The Fort is run so that it feels like your own home, with full, but unobtrusive service and staff to make you feel totally cared for, but not smothered. The front office is tucked away to emphasise the feeling that this is your home, but is there to fulfil your every need 24 hours a day.
In the central courtyard there is a swimming pool, beautifully designed like a step well. Surrounding this are flower filled gardens with many secluded areas and fountains – a dreamy place to read a book or contemplate the views. Inside there is a library, a games table and a varied selection of books with its working fireplace for colder winter evenings. A drawing room with a silver grand piano and a breakfast room for dining when the weather is fresh. There is a private dining room for those special occasions & dining pavilion where meals are served.
There is not television in the rooms, but there is one in the library. The standard check-in time is 2:00 PM & check-out time is 11:00 AM.read more
There are three double bedrooms (two with balconies) & the ground floor with a french window opening into the cottage garden. It is set within a very pretty, private walled garden with a plunge pool and deep verandah, dining pavilion. The suites have marble bathrooms with separate bath tubs and marble shower.View More Pictures