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8 Lesser-Known 'Non-Hotel Hotel' Neemrana Properties You Absolutely Have To Check Into!

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Looking for a good vacation spot but super bored of all the usual 5 star hotels? Check out these beautiful non-hotel hotels by Neemrana that’ll give you all the vacation goals you need! Gorgeous and serene, these novel homes as well as homestays keep in mind both comfort as well as luxury. All heritage properties, these are simply works of art and there’s no way you won't be clicking on at least one booking link towards the end of the this list *wink wink*! 

1. The Baradari Palace, Patiala 

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Since us Indians are super filmy and super serious about the films we love, there’s no way we couldn’t have included this heavenly palace in the middle of Patiala - the palace where Phillauri was shot! That’s reason enough to visit RN, no questions asked! 

But if you still want more reasons to head to this sprawling garden-palace, we’d ask you to go check out their gorgeous interiors! This architectural marvel oozes vibes of historical and royal magnificence, making it THE place to head to for a culturally rich, warm and happy trip! 

Where | Rajinder Kothi, Baradari Gardens, Patiala
Tariff | Rs 3,000 Onwards
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/m/the-baradari-palace-patiala-punjab/ 
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NeemranaHotels/ 

2. Hill Fort-Kesroli, Rajasthan 

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Another gem restored by the Neemrana Hotels, this is one of our favourites, thanks to its charming architecture hailing from the 14th century, and the utter beauty and (we are too speechless for words here) of its expansive landscape, arched verandahs and majestic turrets. 

There’s nothing ordinary about this unbelievably charming fort, which has a rich history and a luxurious present! Book your stay NOW!

Where | Near M.I.A Post Office-Bahala, District Alwar, Kesroli
Tariff | Rs 3,000 Onwards 
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/m/hill-fort-kesroli-alwar-rajasthan/ 
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NeemranaHotels/
 

3. Deo Bagh, Gwalior

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Neemrana’s well-known for owning some of the most beautiful hotels ever, and this one looks more like a palace than anything else! Deo Bagh houses heritage and architecture in an altogether new way. 

Two 17th & 18th century Maratha Temples and one pavillion with 36 arched doors within the property is what makes Deo Bagh one of the most unique heritage hotels in India. They’ve got 15 rooms spread across 5 wings, facing Nau Bagh, a garden that’s chequered into nine parts, and is the perfect spot to go relax at, so come on by for a splendid vacay!

Where | Jadhav Kothi, Opposite Janaktal, Agra - Mumbai Highway, Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior
Tariff | Rs 4,250 Onwards 
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/deo-bagh-gwalior-madhya-pradesh/
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DeoBagh/

4. Ishavilas, Goa

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Go slightly further from the party hub central in Goa, and head on over to Ishavilas in Siolim for a serene and beautiful stay you’ll cherish for years to come! One of Neemrana’s ‘Noble Homes’, this one is a located amidst the greenery of the city, and that’s what makes it all the more special! 

This beautiful Portuguese-colonial house, with its grand entrance and long driveway, is a true haven of tranquility just outside the popular town of Siolim. They’ve got an in-house spa, a wellness centre, pool (ofc!) and lots more. Surely a homestay that you’re going to adore staying at, Ishavilas is here to give you holiday goals to a whole new level! 

Where | House No. 103, Vaddy, Siolim, Goa
Tariff | Rs 5,500 Onwards 
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.ishavilasgoa.com/index.html
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/isha.vilas/

5. The Bungalow On The Beach, Tamil Nadu

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The Bungalow on The Beach is one beautiful honeymoon destination that all newly married couples would surely love lounging at. An early 14th century Pandya Temple on the left and a 17th century Danish Fort on the right is what makes this bungalow stand out from other Nagapattinam hotels. 

Stand in the verandah and gaze at the full east facing sunrise, and it’ll no doubt be one of the most beautiful things you’ve ever seen! They’ve got 8 rooms, each more beautiful than the other, some situated right next to the pool and others facing the garden and sea. Book a stay for a rejuvenating and enervating holiday!

Where | Kings Street, Tharangambadi, Tamil Nadu
Tariff | Rs 7,400 Onwards 
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/the-bungalow-on-the-beach-tranquebar-tamil-nadu/
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Bungalow-On-The-Beach-227249147675945/

6. Villa Pottipati, Bengaluru

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Travelling to Bangalore on a work trip? Give the cold and corporate hotels a break and stay at this cosy and warm homestay in the city that’ll be your perfect home away from home! The historical 19th century Villa Pottipati is one of the most unique boutique hotels in Bangalore by Neemrana with charming, old-world rooms. 

They’ve got super comfy rooms with all the luxurious facilities that you’ll ever need to make your stay memorable. Villa Pottipati is one of the few heritage boutique hotels in Bangalore that offers guests the unique experience of relishing a garden villa away from the everyday rush of the city! 

Where | 21, 4th Main Road, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru
Tariff | Rs 5,000 Onwards
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/villa-potipatti-bangalore-karnataka/

7. Le Colonial, Cochin

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Probably one of the oldest buildings in the Fort Cochin, Le Colonial dates back to 1506 and is packed to bursting with bits and bobs of art and history. Just adjacent to St. Francis Church, this hotel is reputed to have housed Vasco da Gama and the Saint *WHOA*! 

Among the art treasures that they’ve got housed here, the inner patio and garden pool make it distinct from the other luxury hotels in Cochin. Lots of greenery and wooden interiors, this hotel is a perfect one for those who are looking at a relaxing vacation in the cit!

Where | 1/315 Church Road, Next To St Francis Church, Fort Cochin, Cochin 
Tariff | Rs 15,000 Onwards 
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/le-colonial-cochin-kerala/
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pg/lecolonialindia

8. Hotel De l’Orient, Pondicherry

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The mansion which houses one of the most reputed heritage hotels in Pondicherry, Hotel de l’Orient, goes back in the day to the late 1760s. Touted as one of the best and most homely hotels in Pondi, this one has everything going from comfy rugs to lounge at to cane chairs in the courtyard to soak in the sun! 

A French mansion full of Indian warmth, this hotel is a must stay at for your next visit to this beautiful town. Go check it out!

Where | 17, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry
Book Your Rooms Online Here | http://www.neemranahotels.com/m/pondicherry-de-lorient/
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NeemranaHotels/

With such beautiful non-hotel hotels, Neemrana has so much to offer - go check them out!

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