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Durag Niwas Guesthouse

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Bungalow No.1-B, K. N. College Road Raikabagh, Jodhpur 342001 India
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#12 of 238 B&Bs / Inns in Jodhpur
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This household has always been welcoming guests and enjoying giving others hospitality for many years. We remember when we were very young boys our Grandpa hosted many parties of all the important local family including the Army, Police, Politicians and Royalty. We remember walking down the road being welcomed by the sound of laughter and music and we knew Grandpa was having another one of his parties! We have carried on this tradition ever since by welcoming guests and hoping that they experience some of the culture and traditions that happen throughout the year in an old traditional house including Diwali - festival of lights -, Holi - festival of colours - and many other celebrations.
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Steve W wrote a review Mar 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom6 contributions4 helpful votes
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Well.... This place was an absolute find! A truly wonderful place to stay. All credit to Govind and Mukta who were both treasures in equal measures. For a start 7 of us turned up instead of the 6 booked. Not a problem. Rooms were allocated very quickly with minimal fuss. (Rare in India) We were given our room keys whilst the passports were dealt with and probably saved 45 mins. (Very rare in India) Rooms were clean and comfortable with hot water too. The WiFi also works. The place has a wonderful roof terrace where we were all fed and watered with some excellent local food. It has a very homely feeling to the place. Nothing was too much trouble at all. The hosts were amazing (and Chilli the dog) At about 10pm we realised our train had been cancelled the next morning. 10mins later we had a minibus sorted to take us 90kms the next day. I was genuinely sad to leave here, as a lot of accommodation in India leaves a lot to be desired. I will revisit Jodhpur one day and stay here for longer. If it isn’t available I wouldn’t stay elsewhere. I think that says it all. Many many thanks. Steve, Tim, Steve, Steve, Paul, Jonathan and Mike.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Charming rooms set around an open courtyard. The staff are friendly and helpful and can organise trips to villages and wildlife. The guesthouse is outside the city centre but an easy walk through the market to the town centre. Food is available in the small restaurant . The only thing bad is the GH is very close to a suburban railway and there I see little respite to the load hoots and screeches through the night
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us. Unfortunately we cannot do much about the train line crossing our area (500 meters away on north). We wish you happy journey. Warm regards Govind, Mukta and Family
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Seniorbird wrote a review Feb 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom151 contributions88 helpful votes
Excellent friendly and efficient staff, Monica an outstanding manager. Made us feel immediately welcome and helped us to find everything we wanted to do and see. She showered us with information and a town map as soon as we arrived and we were able to start to explore Jodphur immediately as we had only a short time there. A short auto ride from the old city, Durag Niwas is located in a leafy side road that's a cul de sac with the schools sports field at the end if the road which the guest house overlooks on one side. The whole place is delightfully decorated with traditional furniture, artifacts and textiles. My room was almost a suite, with sofa and armchairs, standard lamp, balcony, kettle and all the ingredients for tea and coffee. Bed very comfortable if a little short for anyone over 5'9" but my friends bed was longer, so I think it was just in my room. Home from home! There is a washing line and pegs on the sunny roof terrace for drying clothes and a geyser for hot water in the en suite bathroom. You can chill on daybeds or eat your meals up on the roof terrace. Breakfast was ample and had a choice of a la carte cooked or cold buffet style. All very good value. All in all a fantastic place to stay. A must see is the wonderful village women's empowerment NGO that the guest house is involved with. It's located in the next door building and you can meet the ladies there who are making clothes and toys and all sorts of craft products above the well stocked and attractive shop. Kavitha, the manager will show you round and explain there ethos to you. It's a brilliant initiative and well worth investigating.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your kind and elaborated message. This means a world lot to us. Your review will help other travellers to decide or not to stay with us. It is very reqarding for our team buth at the guesthouse and the foundation. We hope to host you again and until then stay blessed. Warm regards Govind, Mukta and Family
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Léa B wrote a review Jan 2020
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I am volunteering for Sambhali Trust NGO, running by Govind who's also running the Durag Niwas guesthouse with Mukta. I'm here for 2 months now. This place is so warm and the staff is very welcoming. It is nice to meet volunteers and tourists from all around the world. From there it is easy to take a rickshaw to the blue city and enjoy there nice restaurants and shops. After 1 month in the city of Jodhpur, I'm having the pleasure to volunteer for a month now in Setrawa, well placed in the Thar desert, where Govind is running another guesthouse (Dev Bagh). Here, with other volunteers, we are teaching English in government schools close in the village. Out of our volunteering time, it is good to rest and enjoy the sand dunes, while walking or on a camel ride.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse
Responded 1 Feb 2020
Dear Lea, Thank you very much for your kind review. A pleasant surprise :) This review means a world lot to us. It will help us to help many more people. We look forward to fruitful few more weeks. Warm regards Govind, Mukta and Family
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Chintan K S wrote a review Jan 2020
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We stayed there for only half day.. But everything was best we found.. Warm welcome and smooth check in at 7 am.. Nice cozy room.. Not luxurious but fulfilling all basic necessities.. Got hot water... MS. Mukta very good lady...she guided us very well with city tour and suggested very good eateries like shahi samosa to experience at jodhpur..nice heritage decor.. Next to gau shala ground..so can have morning walk there.. Out side good juice guy selling nice vegetable and herbal juices. We had nice amla pudina orange juice.. Overall very good experience.. Worth every penny spent..
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from GovindSetrawa, Owner at Durag Niwas Guesthouse
Responded 13 Jan 2020
Dear Dr.Sheth, Thank you for a beautiful review. It is rewarding for our team. We hope to host you for longer next time. Please also spare time to visit our rural cottage called Dev Bagh next time you are this side. You will appreciate our hospitality at Dev Bagh too. Thank you again and stay blessed Govind, Mukta and Family
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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaRajasthanJodhpur DistrictJodhpur
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Durag Niwas Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Jain Mahavira Temple (0.4 km), Jambaji Temple (0.4 km), and Jodhpur Cafe (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chimney Restaurant- RJ 19 Desi Restaurant, Umed Club, and Jeeman Restaurant.
Does Durag Niwas Guesthouse have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Durag Niwas Guesthouse offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Durag Niwas Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mehrangarh Fort (1.9 km), Jaswant Thada (1.9 km), and Phool Mahal (2.3 km).