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122 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is set in very peaceful countryside looking out at Mount Shertunjaya and perfectly located for walking up all 3,500 steps to the top. There are some new rooms at the back, in separate buildings and these seem to have better facilities. The food was well cooked, in a tiny kitchen. A very relaxing place.

Thank nuala57
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40 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Such a great place.we stay here during bhavnagsr trip. Room and bathroom are big and cleaning is too good.The grounds outside are also lovely.The Vijay Vilas is a hundred years old palace some kilometers from Palitana.

Thank dmvoda
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I stayed here at the end of March 2016 for two days, on my last leg of cycle tour of India/Nepal. Perfect place to wind down, full board service was excellent, climbed up to the Palitana temples, brilliant views. Accommodation is excellent, full of antiques and the owners very helpful. No TVs or wifi but you have great tranquility.

Thank Jaylesh R
Greensboro, North Carolina
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50 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Five circles just because. Not a luxury place as judged by modern Taj chain standards but more like luxury place in it's twilight, like something from a Wes Anderson film. Water is hot and rooms comfortable. Go for a room next to the dining room or one of the new ones outside. Beds were a little firm but this is... More 

1 Thank PiedmontMan
Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Recently, I stayed at above property which is said to be a Palace built in 1906. Rooms are big but not properly furnitured. Looks is rustic. No TV. No WIFI. No signals for Airtel. Owner Couple is maintaining the property and looks after Food. Food is amazing. If Toilets are redone, I don't mind repeating this place for ever. Owners... More 

1 Thank Lakhubhai
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247 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

A palace built in 1906 is a great place to have lunch while visiting Palitana. The lady of the house makes excellent vegetarian local food, with exquisite rotis to go with sev tomato, dhal, bhaingan, etc. The food was served hot and fresh. Cannot have a better meal after climbing down the hill. They give a sumptuous meal to the... More 

Thank mooresroad
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Exceptional and well maintained heritage property near palitana (about 6kms) Very good hospitality and OMG unbelievable food. Absolutely amazing spread of unlimited food truly made with passion and love. Also, please ask Owners to give you a guided tour of the 100+ year old property and trust me you will be left speechless. Found the pricing extremely reasonable as well.... More 

Thank RRDedhia
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I am up for most things but this wa a bit too Bate's Motel/ Marigold for my liking. On arrival I had 4 guys trying to remove a couple o fat geckos from my room, I know they are around but didn't want them in my bed!! The geckos or the men!!!! None of the locks worked on the doors... More 

1 Thank jools011
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88 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

The Vijay Vilas Palace at Palitana, built in 1906, has been opened as a homestay by its gracious hosts, Yashpal Singh and his wife Nitya. His hospitality and her culinary skills and caring gestures made our stay memorable. We spent a lovely evening in their midst, soaking in the rich history and the vistas of their sprawling palace home. Even... More 

6 Thank sudipta b
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

What a fantastic place but it redefines the word 'Palace'. It was built in the early 20th century and the public area retains most of the original Raj-period decor - tiled floor, beautiful cornices and furniture, fun artefacts including family memorabilia - photos of the original owner with the top rank British 'ruler' and letters from him thanking the owner... More 

2 Thank Clive B

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Additional Information about Vijay Vilas Palace

Address: Village Adpur, Palitana 364265, India
Region: India > Gujarat > Palitana
Price Range: £55 - £3,848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Vijay Vilas Palace Hotel Palitana
Vijay Vilas Palace Palitana
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“Ground floor room with varanda, and the temple view is brilliant.”
 of 5 bubbles jayleshr, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room next to dining room has great light”
 of 5 bubbles PiedmontMan, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Lakhubhai, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the ground floor room with its antique furniture and large verandah, watching the peacocks, parrots and doves milling around the surrounding garden”
 of 5 bubbles 500sudiptab, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If available take the room on the ground floor on the left from the dining area.”
 of 5 bubbles jazzyfille, 20 Dec 2014 | Read review
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