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Hamilton, New Zealand
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300 reviews
121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Interesting property with a delightful family as hosts this is a really good guest house. Pretty much everything worked in our nice room, which is well above average for this type of accommodation in India, the food was good, service was really excellent, hot water was hot and the WiFi fine. Make sure you ask about the charitable activities of... More 

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Thank Dennis J
GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Khamaghani Dear Dennis, I hope you are well. Thank you for your feedback. It was pleasure in hosting yourself and the entire group for three nights at our home. We are very happy to have met such beautiful people. We hope to host yourself and your friends again in Jodhpur. Please convey our best regards to everyone and I hope... More 

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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45 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Govind and his family were extremely warm in welcoming us. Our train was 10 hours late and they were so understanding... Immediately offered us some hot tea... They upgraded us to a bigger room... Very traditional decor ... I must say for the money I have paid... And the room I have got no complain... What could have been better...... More 

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Thank Biswajitdev
GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Biswajit dev, Thank you for very much your kind words. We try to make every guests feel at home, so understanding and patience is important to us. In order to ensure the best possible experience of each guest, feedback is extremely valuable. Regarding your unfortunate encounter, please accept by most sincere apologies. Just for your information, we do... More 

Santiago, Chile
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for a week since my wife was sick and coming out from 5 days at hospital. Our one week stay felt like home. The guest house is absolutely beautiful and well decorated and the room we stayed was very clean, big and luminous. The room has a small living room, a desk and the bed was pretty... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Cristian, We hope that you are well and the health from Mrs. Cristian is good. It was pleasure hosting yourselves in our family. Thank you for your compliments. Take care and hope to see you again. Warmest Regards Govind More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to ... I spent a week but I'm sure I'll come again . The food is excellent, thank you Durgesh you're the best. The place is alive and very well maintained and Givind and staff are people with a big heart. I highly recommend this place which is very rich

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Thank Valentine Z
GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Bonjour dear Valentine, Thank you for your time at Durag Niwas and Sambhali. We hope to host you for longer on your next trip to India. Thank you for recommending guests for our home. We are happy that you joined some of the family events while staying with us. Take care and all the best Regards Govind, Mukta and Team More 

Phila
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

When I am in jodhpur, I make it a point to stay here. Each year I stay here for an extended period of time. When I am at the durag niwas, I feel as if I were with my own family. It is my home away from home. Does not get any better than this.

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Khamaghani our dear Martin, Thank you very much for your beautiful message. We are excited to see you again in November. We are very honoured to have you as a God Father to our son Ayushraj. Take care of yourself and all the best. Regards Govind, Mukta and Team More 

Bordeaux, France
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I stayed in this guesthouse for 2 months since I was volunteering for Sambhali Trust. The whole experience was very succesfull and nice. In this hotel they help you with anything, provide you with free mosquito repellent, all the meals are included and you can ask for something specific if you want. The food is pretty good and the service... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Bonjour dear Juliette, It was pleasure in working with you at Sambhali Trust and to host you at our home Durag Niwas. Thank you for writing this nice compliment on Tripadvisor. We wish you all the best for your education. Hope to see you again in India or France. Warmest Regards Govind and Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for three nights. We had a wonderful stay in a beautiful little haveli. The staff were incredibly helpful and welcoming, and so inclusive- we felt like part of the family! Food was delicious and so reasonably priced! Durag Niwas also does a lot of work with the Shambali trust, helping to improve the status... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Khamaghani Dear Ma'am, I am taking this opportunity to thank you very much for your stay at Durag Niwas. We were happy to host you. We wish yourself all the very best and hope to host you on your future trip to Jodhpur. Warmest Regards Govind, Mukta and Team More 

New Delhi, India
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90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I have stayed at Durag Niwas many times over three or four years and recommend this place for women traveling alone. Its a great place to meet other women travelers and get a taste of real Rajput hospitality. The rooms are fit for a princess and the food is home cooked. Staff is very helpful and treat you like family.... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Khamaghani Dear Dianne, I hope that you are well and enjoying your time in Australia. Thank you very much for your recommendation on tripadvisor. This means a lot to us. We look forward to hosting yourself again on your next trip to Jodhpur. Take care of yourself and thank you again for everything. Warm Regards Mukta and Govind "Best Exotic... More 

Jodhpur, India
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58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

My relatives visited me in the month of March and i fixed their stay @ Durag Niwas. They all loved the place, as they felt welcomed and at home. The Home Stay is very very tastefully designed. You can feel the essence of Rajputana richness in the every little corner of the place. I in particular loved the seating arrangement... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Kamlesh Ji, We thank you very much for taking out time in writing a recommendation on tripadvisor about Durag Niwas, this means a lot to us. We hope to host your friends again at Durag Niwas. Thank you again for saying such kind words about our hospitality and charity work. Our team and family are doing our best to... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I had a very very comfortable stay for 3 nights. I went there on an assignment as a photographer with Yana Spencer, who was doing her charitable work with Sambhali Trust. My room on the second floor, including the bathroom was very clean. Very very helpful staff. The architecture is traditional and amazing. Very airy and spacious. This did not... More 

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GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Saha, We thank you very much for the beautiful pictures you sent to us and thank you again for your stay at Durag Niwas and writing this kind comment on tripadvisor. We look forward to host you in future. Take care and all the best. Warm Regards Mukta and Govind More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This household has always been welcoming guests and enjoying giving others hospitality for many years. We remember when we were very young boys our Grandpa hosted many parties of all the important local family including the Army, Police, Politicians and Royalty. We remember walking down the road being welcomed by the sound of laughter and music and we knew Grandpa was having another one of his parties! We have carried on this tradition ever since by welcoming guests and hoping that they experience some of the culture and traditions that happen throughout the year in an old traditional house including Diwali - festival of lights -, Holi - festival of colours - and many other celebrations. A Rajput family run home stay, simple, clean room with many windows for fresh air and natural light. Private bathroom with 24 hour hot shower. Home cooked delicious meals available. Cooking demonstration available on request, complimentary pick up service, drinking water (R.O.) and WiFi complimentary. Very green neighbourhood and centrally located. 24 hours our family is available to assist you; you can use our common refrigerator, washing machine, kitchen, a doctor is available on call. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durag Niwas Guesthouse

Address: Ist Old Park Lane/K. N. College Road, 1 Setrawa House | Main Gate Gaushala Sports Complex, Raikabagh, Jodhpur 342001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Jodhpur
Price Range: £14 - £18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Every room hasa different and special character, top floor has great views”
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“Downstairs rooms are cooler if you don't have A/C.”
 of 5 bubbles khululakaylea, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not expect a five star service. This is a guest house and you'll still get great services. Here you can do whatever you want and be yourself at home.”
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