About Palace Hotel (Bikaner House)

Bikaner House

For years, Mount Abu was the summer residence of many Indian Princes, who wanted respite from the stifling summer of their windless plains.
Bikaner House was the summer residence of the royal family of Bikaner. Constructed in 1893 during the minority of Maharaja Ganga Singhji, the mansion was designed by the legendary architect Sir Swinton Jacob, under the supervision of the Council of Regency.

Set on vast grounds amidst tranquil hills, Bikaner House occupied one of the best locations in Mount Abu and was visited regularly by the Maharaja and the royal family. In 1962 Maharaja Karni Singhji decided to convert the royal residence into a hotel.

"PALACE HOTEL" as it is now called has been in operation since then. The Palace hotel, today a classified 'Heritage Hotel' still stands glorious as before a legacy from the Maharajas of Bikaner.


Palace HotelAccommodation:  The property is a piece of history trapped in time and exudes an ambience of old world charm, warmth and hospitality. These are the very qualities that you will find in the well appointed rooms and suites. Each of the 33 Rooms are unique and have all the modern amenities to make your stay very comfortable.

Dining:  In an effort to maintain the history and heritage of the property, the dining experience has also been tailored to reflect a time gone by. A traditional meal native to the region or traditional Indian food or perhaps Continental fare, are all carefully prepared to stimulate the palate. A meal in the large ornate dining room which has played host to many dignitaries and visiting heads of state in the past add to the overall experience. The bar is popular watering hole in the evenings where one can relax with friends and family.

Facilities: There are two tennis courts in a marvelous hillside setting. Along with tennis, on offer are billiards, table tennis and a selection of board games. There is a large conference hall which can accommodate up to 150 people. Corporate houses send their teams to the property as the peaceful environment proves most beneficial to productive ideas to best help businesses grow.


It would not do justice to sum up briefly the mix of tangible and intangible experiences,they are best experienced by ones self. However,one can expect to fully experience the peace and tranquility of the property with a profusion of nature to refresh the senses. The many nooks and corners in the extensive property should be fun to discover, one's ownprivate hide away if you will. We  would like our guests to come away feeling spoilt and pampered,like royalty so that they keep longing for more,time and again.

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