DERA MANDAWA Central to most of Jaipur, close to the main attractions of the Pink city. Dera Mandawa a heritage place to stay, is a confluence of influences, adorned with Rajasthani jharokhas (awnings) and arches mixed with British inspired doorframes. Highlighting the calm mood are the colourful local motifs, quiet nooks and corners with only chirping of birds and scurry of squirrels breaking the silence, and natural light in abundance.
Entering Dera Mandawa, will slow you down in pace and usher into the leisurely luxuries of an era gone by, leaving behind all the noisy streets of Jaipur and guests enjoy hospitality of traditional Rajasthani charm.
Thakur Durga Singh, the current custodian of Dera Mandawa is a keen observer of history, culture, religion, current affairs, and is a bank of knowledge so vast that he has a point of view on anything under the sun. He is what one could call a modern traditionalist, actively seeking the use of modern technology and methods to support the principles of traditional living. The inquisitive can have endless conversations with him on a number of his projects like rain -water harvesting, biogas plant, solar heating and, even, healthy cooking. He would be more than delighted to share his experiences with you and also if you’re looking for entering the adventurous narrow lanes and by lane, can be arranged and easily go around in a cycle rickshaw to visit the many historical spots.
The Suites are built on two levels, with air-conditioned suites comprise of lobby/galleries, a study and a bedroom. The beds are spacious and comfortable; the baths are clean and have running cold and hot water. With food guests can select from an array options offered, from sumptuous morning meal, to afternoon and evening meals on prior request and guests would be served with warm hospitality.
Dera Mandawa, an evolution, as the Mandawa family constantly kept extending the residence over the year making it a beautiful boutique hotel nestled in the old charm.