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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot day...43 degrees centigrade, and we entered this sleepy, dusty town of Maheshwar and turned left to go to the fort. This was the erstwhile capital of the Malwa kingdom in the 18th century. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar made this her principal...More

Thank Shanth148
Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Shanth So nice to know that you enjoyed Maheshwar. You might wish to come back and spend a night or two in Labbooz' Lodge, where we have some very charming rooms, in the ancient fort gate house. Regards R Holkar

Reviewed 8 April 2018

we have spent a fortnight in India in the spring for many years and over the last 15 years covered most of the country; we found the fort 6 years ago and were very keen to return. I was amused by the critical review of...More

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Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded 9 April 2018

Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to post your review. And yes, we are definitely not for everyone, just for all those travellers who appreciate our "out of the ordinary" "no star" experience/. My staff and I try to maintain this feeling, with little...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

I reluctantly visited in bad weather(summer) with my son and still we had the most wonderful stay.The fort is like a boutique palace property and has the right elements of homely mixed with royalty.The highlights were the Narmada room ( river facing) which is luxurious...More

Thank prachi
Response from rholkar, Owner at Ahilya FortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Prachi Thank you for taking the time to make a Trip Advisor notation. You are very right; Ahilya Fort is my home, and run like a home. Some people arrive thinking that it is a 5* place, and are surprised and maybe disappointed. Their...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

This was a much anticipated return visit to Ahilya Fort - after my first visit a couple of years ago I thought it possibly the best hotel I had visited in almost 20 years of travelling to India. The location remains breathtaking - very much...More

4  Thank SunBunny50
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I was expecting to stay in a historical, cozy setting, but Alihya Fort has totally exceeded my expectations. When at the Fort, one is surrounded by trees, flowers, a garden for the kitchen, beautiful sculptures, a small Ganesha temple. The views of the ghats are...More

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We have 4 friendly pugs.. they have had very limited interaction with other dogs, but what has has been good.
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Aditi, they do fantastic get-togethers in the courtyards or even the main Verandah overlooking the mighty river. Maybe the garden or the back ramparts can be used.Who needs a banquet hall when you have such wonderful places... More
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