Term haveli describes the traditional Indian mansion or Courtyard
house, a large Family residence built around one or several Central
Courtyard, with external walls rising directly against public streets.
Pal Haveli, located centrally in front of the clock Tower on the main
street in jodhpur, Rajasthan was built by Thakur of Pal in 1847. The
house has been inhabited by the Nobel family for more than 150 years.
Pal haveli has Fascinated western guests since 1887, when Edwin Lord
Weeks Sketched the Pal's Thakur Residence for Harper's Magazines. Now
Pal's Haveli welcome another generation of honored guests to Pal
Pal Haveli is a living Heritage Project, a place in time and space in
which traditional life style and hospitality meets modern amenities
and an international perspective. The only “living” haveli hotel
in Jodhpur the private apartments.
Pal haveli is still occupied by the family of Thakur Bhawani Singh,
who's Wife, Sons and Daughter …..Despite decidedly Contemporary
educations…..still live to a great extent the traditional Nobel
lifestyle to their ancestors.
The main entrance from the street level leads guests to the largest
courtyard decorated with ornate pillars, antique doorways , and
frescos which are expended and refreshed to commemorate family
milestones, the most recent being the wedding of daughter Purnima to a
Nobel man from Jaipur. In Jenana, or family Quarters, the family still
sleeps on Woven cots with silver legs, moving the low beds on to the
terrace on evening when the weather permits, and rising with the
gentle breezes at Sunrise. The Mardana, or Social Section, Contains
the most ornate Rajput architecture, Including original stain-glass
windows. Elaborately painted pillars, and displays of Rajputs
Artifacts and weaponary. All efforts have been made to preserve the
historical identity and integrity of the haveli despite its
modernizing environs. The hotel at Pal haveli Combines old Charm with
best of modern amenities.
are twelve elegantly appointed rooms with intricately carved antique
beds historical photographs, and attached modern bathroom with around
the clock hot and cold water. Pleasant courtyards Terraces offer
splendid view of the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, the royal Family's
Cenotaphs at Jaswant Thada , Gulab Sagar, Clock Tawer and Old City and
Umaid Bhawan Palace.
In the evening, enjoy a Rajasthani Dinner by Candle Light and a
spectacular view of City.
At the Hotel Pal Haveli, The Family participates in every details of
management and hospitality the doors to truly traditional yet subtly
contemporary living haveli are always open to you.
Luxurious rooms, each decorated with an eye for historical
detail and the cultural themes of Rajasthan. Each Rooms has an
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served. Guest can enjoy dinner
by candle light on the highest outer terrace, where Pal Haveli
offers the most distinctive view of the blue city of Jodhpur
at night. Rajasthani Folk Dances Performed for guests on most
evenings, and larger group feast can be organized up on
request, flavoured "Hukka" is also served in a