DeraMandawa is a traditional Rajasthani property owned by the Singh family. A stay here feels very much like being invited into a friendly family home, making for a very special stay.
Dera - a type of Indian ancestral home - has been in the Rawatsar family for generations. Here, the rooms blend traditional style with modern conveniences, and a small courtyard, swimming pool and garden area provide tranquil settings in which to unwind after a day exploring the Pink City. The family have collected a number of antiques over the years which are on display for guests to admire, while locally-produced, colorful textiles have been used to decorate the property, giving it a homely and authentic feel.
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The hotel offers a small selection of rooms, sorted into Deluxe or Super Deluxe categories. All are large and air-conditioned with ornate bathrooms, TVs and internet access. Featuring Art Deco furniture, each room has its own individual style and character.
Dera Rawatsar is located in a residential area in the heart of Jaipur. A pleasant place to wander around and take in daily life, there are a number of good restaurants and local markets within walking distance.
Food and drink
Traditional, home-cooked Indian fare is served in the hotel’s small restaurant. Dine outside in the pretty courtyard surrounded by flickering candles and swirling incense for a memorable experience.
Family rooms are available at Dera Rawatsar, as are a limited selection of entertainment options such as board games and puppet shows.
Facilities and activities
Guests can make use of Dera Rawatsar's swimming pool, which is surrounded by shady trees. The hotel also offers laundry and massage services as well as an on call doctor.
This is a pleasant, intimate, family-run property that gives you an insight into traditional Rajasthani life.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Jaipur is widely considered by many as the craft capital of India. You will see busy craftsman in their workshops on this guided walk, sample culinary delights and mingle with the locals.
A half-day tour of the city of Jaipur, visiting some of its most popular sights.
Within Jaipur there are a number of interesting sights, including Amber Fort on the rugged ridge of the Aravalli hills, overlooking a large lake.
You will be able to see craftsman working on some fine forms of local art like Zardozi embroidery, Gota work, Kinari, silver ornament work, and precious and semi-precious stonework, all taking place in these old bazaars of Jaipur.