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Devika wrote a review Dec 2020
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Amazing stay with lovely host. Homestay in the true sense. The fort is lovely and the rooms are very comfortable and big. The children also have things to do around the fort making the visit a fun one. The host take care of the small things to make your stay memorable. The food too is made to your taste. Must visit
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Padmini Singh, Owner at Fort Rampura
Responded 3 Jan 2021
Dear Devika, thank you so much for the lovely review. It is always a pleasure to host you. We look forward to meeting you again. Warm regards, Keshu and Padmini
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Dr kiran Agrawal wrote a review Dec 2020
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Our trip to Rampura fort was an unique experience. It was like a home stay away from home, with all the comforts of modern amenities in a spacious room attached with huge terrace .we could enjoy the sunrise with chirping of birds .The food served was absolutely delicious, cooked according to our taste n requirements ( my husband being gluten sensitive ) . Mr Keshavendra n Mrs Padmini are wonderful hosts , looked after us like family , took us on a walk around fort and inside the fort , for boat ride and visit to temple located in centre of ravines . Overall it was a memorable trip .
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Padmini Singh, Owner at Fort Rampura
Responded 27 Dec 2020
Dear Kiranji, Thank you for your comments. We are so glad you enjoyed our stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and Rajivji. We look forward to meeting you again. Warm regards, keshu and padmini.
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Neang123 wrote a review Nov 2020
New Delhi, India7 contributions1 helpful vote
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Our stay at the Fort Rampura was nothing short of a fairytale. The rooms are really spacious and the fort has all modern amenities needed to be comfortable. The food was very hearty and our favourite was the singharas and the lovely cheese omlettes we had for breakfast. We got a tour of the fort and a dossier of the history of the fort from Ms. Padmini (our excellent host!) You can see the ravines from the fort and the views are breathtaking!!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Padmini Singh, Owner at Fort Rampura
Responded 27 Dec 2020
Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to meeting you again. Warm regards, keshu and padmini.
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SunnyandBuster wrote a review Nov 2019
Seattle, Washington728 contributions164 helpful votes
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Fort Rampura is a fantastic heritage property off the beaten path in a small village. The fort/palace itself was built going on 800 years ago and the current occupant (and our host) is 14th generation resident. Keshavendra Singh is a wonderful host...he dined with us, showed us around the fort and surrounding grounds, took us on a walk to the local temple and more. The rooms are full of curiosities and interesting family memorabilia and Keshavendra was happy to share his history. The food was excellent. We were served a variety of dishes (some local and some from other regions) and each was excellent. There is billiards and other games available if you wish and our host joined us for some evening fun. There are just four rooms and all have their own washroom, shower and bathtub. These are the same rooms the family stays in when visiting. This is a fantastic heritage property and a truly unique experience. Enjoy!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Padmini S, Host at Fort Rampura
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you had a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We look forward to meeting you again someday. Warm regards, Keshu and Padmini.
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Carennac wrote a review Mar 2016
Denver, Colorado6 contributions26 helpful votes
Animating Fort Rampura is Keshavendra Singh, grandson of the last Rajah and a modern 'rajah' himself, in every way. When you visit, he is there for you, full of good talk, happy to show you around his district, presiding over wonderful meals, and including you as he directs the many enterprises that make his restoration of the Fort possible. You don't just go for the place; you go for the in-depth rural experience and amazing insights your visit offers. Our three night stay in late February 2016 was the highlight of a four-week trip to Northern India. Important Note: TripAdvisor persists in locating Fort Rampura 'in' Lucknow. It is a four hour drive south of that city; leave Lucknow at 8:00 am to arrive for lunch. The last 20 miles are single-lane road, much under repair. The journey is totally worth it. The charm of Fort Rampura goes far beyond its origins as a Rajput castle in the Chambal Ravines of Southern Uttar Pradesh. The romantic in you will delight in the weapons on the walls, the hunting trophies, and the archives your host shares with you. You will learn about local politics, commercial real estate, how fairs and markets are organized, how sugar is refined, what the Jamuna fishermen catch, how privately run schools are strengthening Indian education, and how a town of 20,000 can be the almost feudal preserve of the heir to a great tradition. Keshavendra brought us to visit the family temple and its ever-praying priests. We visited a neighboring rajah's palace and saw how the moats, winding entries, and spike-studded doors of Rajput castles could foil attacks by elephants and men. Fort Rampura offers guests three very good meals per day based on their tastes; for us lunch and dinner included two flavorful vegetable dishes, a meat dish, dal, rice, breads, and a sweet. We enjoyed drinks with our host in the bougainvillea draped courtyard, and special appetizer treats like spicy new peas in their pods, homemade potato chips, and Jungli Maas (the Rajasthani hunters' dish made only of meat, oil, salt, chillies, and water). How could it taste so good? The four double rooms are generously sized with ensuite baths created in the 1990's - very comfortable. The beds are firm - Indian style, and there are screens on the windows and AC if needed. I stayed in a rooftop pavillion with views out over the countryside. Fort Rampura is a brilliant addition to the tourist options in expanse between Agra and Allahabad. Be sure to stay three nights - you'll love it.
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Date of stay: February 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fort Rampura
Which popular attractions are close to Fort Rampura?
Nearby attractions include Moti Mahal (0.9 km), Butler Palace (0.9 km), and Aman Mathur Fashion House (0.6 km).
What are some restaurants close to Fort Rampura?
Conveniently located restaurants include Earthen Oven, Cassiia, and The Kebab Express.
Are there any historical sites close to Fort Rampura?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Rumi Darwaza (4.5 km), Satkhanda (4.5 km), and Kothi Darshan Vilas (3.8 km).