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The Gulaal
Ranked #1 of 103 Hotels in Jaisalmer
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“Great stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Excellent value. A most gracious host and staff made us feel welcome. They were willing to go the extra mile to see that our needs were satisfied. Definitely would stay again. The food was very good with breakfast and lunch served on the rooftop.

Room Tip: Second floor with view of the fort
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

One of the Finest and Cutest Modern havelis, a true labour of love by two brothers - Rathores. The rooms are done in most luxurious manner with great attention to details with no two rooms alike. Each room has its own character and full of positive Energy. The View of the Fort from the Windows is dream like and the view from the roof top in the twilight is just heart warming.

Room Tip: The Rooms towards the Fort have million dollar view.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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gulaal, Owner at The Gulaal, responded to this review, 9 September 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for your amazing review.

Our philosophy is to explore all opportunities to make the guests feel most comfortable and we did exactly that to ensure that you remember us fondly. The very essence of a Hotel [Ad by save net] is to provide a tranquil setting for the guests to relax in and we take pride in being able to offer this to our guests.

I would also want to thank you for your compliments about our services and facilities. I have shared your review with my entire team which will only motivate our Staff to continue and strive harder to excel in providing exceptional experiences to our guests.

Service excellence with the urge to anticipate and comply with guest needs is what we believe in. I am so happy to know that you got to experience the best of our hospitality.

Many thanks again for taking the time to write the review. We hope that you will plan another holiday with us soon!

Best Regards,

Virendra Singh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

The room was good value Excellent double bed and good bathroom. Safe in wardrobe. The room service was so good. I have stayed other places but this is superb in all respects....Thanks to the whole team. Great value for money!!!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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gulaal, Owner at The Gulaal, responded to this review, 9 September 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for your amazing review.

Our philosophy is to explore all opportunities to make the guests feel most comfortable and we did exactly that to ensure that you remember us fondly. The very essence of a Hotel [Ad by save net] is to provide a tranquil setting for the guests to relax in and we take pride in being able to offer this to our guests.

I would also want to thank you for your compliments about our services and facilities. I have shared your review with my entire team which will only motivate our Staff to continue and strive harder to excel in providing exceptional experiences to our guests.

Service excellence with the urge to anticipate and comply with guest needs is what we believe in. I am so happy to know that you got to experience the best of our hospitality.

Many thanks again for taking the time to write the review. We hope that you will plan another holiday with us soon!

Best Regards,

Virendra Singh
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at the Gulaal in February of 2014. After two weeks of travel through India with my two sons I need a quite, clean and friendly place to rest. Victor the proprietor went out of his way to make our stay comfortable. Food was good with a quite roof top area. I would recommend it to anyone who has made their way this far into India.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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gulaal, Owner at The Gulaal, responded to this review, 23 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for your amazing review.

Our philosophy is to explore all opportunities to make the guests feel most comfortable and we did exactly that to ensure that you remember us fondly. The very essence of a Hotel [Ad by save net] is to provide a tranquil setting for the guests to relax in and we take pride in being able to offer this to our guests.

I would also want to thank you for your compliments about our services and facilities. I have shared your review with my entire team which will only motivate our Staff to continue and strive harder to excel in providing exceptional experiences to our guests.

Service excellence with the urge to anticipate and comply with guest needs is what we believe in. I am so happy to know that you got to experience the best of our hospitality.

Many thanks again for taking the time to write the review. We hope that you will plan another holiday with us soon!

Best Regards,

Virendra Singh
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to stay in Jaisalmer.
Rooms are very good, great view of the fort. Food was fantastic.
But the highlight was the service. This kind of service you can not get in big hotels. And all credit goes to Mr Virendarv Singh. He displayed the true spirit of Rajasthan.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Beautiful hotel, we had a very large room with a terrace and a view on the pool and the fort.
We really enjoyed our stay there and the staff was very helpful: they even organised a visit to the cenotaphs at sunset for free. Food was very good as well.

Room Tip: Ask for the room with a terrace and a view on the pool and the fort.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Deinze, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

From our room on the 2nd floor we had a magnificent view on Jaisalmer fortress even when lying in bed ! Room was very large, comfortable and clean, obviously everything in the room still brand new. Evening dinner we enjoyed outside on the rooftop terrace, again with full view on the fortress, and complete with candle lights, a chilled bottle of nice Indian white wine and a cool desert breaze to make the atmosphere perfectly romantic for our wedding anniversary.
During the hot afternoon hours, it is nice to sit and relax at the poolside which has been installed very nicely with a small pavillon to provide some shade and some fontains providing a refreshing feeling.
The staff is extremely helpful at all hours of the day (even serving breakfast when we had to leave at 4.00am). Food is great as well, and the staff will advise you if required.
As the hotel is not on the main road, as most other hotels, it is also much quiter than most of the bigger "palaces" in the area.
We can recommend the Gulaal to anyone travelling to Jaisalmer, and we guarantee that all other comments I have read on this site have proven to be true !

Room Tip: Rooms on the second floor facing Jaisalmer obviously offer the best views on the fortress (I think t...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Gulaal
Address: Bera Road, Opp Nagarpalika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Jaisalmer
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 103 Hotels in Jaisalmer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Gulaal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Gulaal is a luxury boutiqe haveli offering 12 rooms (8 deluxe rooms and 4 luxury suites). All rooms are air-conditioned with attached bathroom and measure 42 square metres each. These include 24 hr housekeeping with an elegantly appointed bedroom with king size bed adorned with Rajasthani textiles, a dressing table with private wardrobe. ... more   less 
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