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“Amazing Experience”
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Fort Barli
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Barli
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

It was a great experience. Wonderful hospitality, great comfort and worth the value.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 April 2011

I am indian and had beeen living in belgium since last 10 years and during my visit to the family in india IN JAN 2010 my father in law adviced me to visit fort barli

Me along with wife and kid stayed for two days in fort barli and it was a life time experience as we all felt at home and at the same time we all felt like a royal family with such a good treatment given to us .

I would blindly advice this fort to everyone , as a indian i could see the location of the fort is in the heart of india ( indian village ) which is still pure and simple like in old days and
the people in the village are very friendly and you can still see the true indian village like it was in old days

The fort is very well maintained and the staff is very pleasent and not to mention about the owners because they are such a wonderfull couple at heart , we would like to meet them also again and again

This trip to india will always be remembered in our hearts because of FORT BARLI

Room Tip: all the rooms are very good like a royal suite
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  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled on business
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1  Thank rixbelgium
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Reviewed 3 April 2011

We traveled together to India and booked our stay at this beautiful, very welcoming hotel, away from all the hussle and bussle and in the country side. It was a very peaceful experience, the staff was extremely welcoming and the rooms were very beautiful. It was a very private feel and we felt very secure. The pool side was very nice and we enjoyed every bit of our stay. Had we not stayed here, we would have missed out on a lot and we are so glad that we got to meet our wonderful hosts. Definitely recommend for all travellers who would like to have a peaceful and a clean plus a maharaja feeling while travelling in India.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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1  Thank sigma11
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Reviewed 20 March 2011

Fort Barli
Mid way between Jaipur and Jodhpur, about 15 minutes off the main road. Depending on your schedule do try to take 2 nights not the one night flying stop over. The small stone fort was built in the mid 1600s and converted a few years ago into a 7 room hotel by the 16 th generation of the same royal family. The dining room provides you with paintings showing the previous generations.We stayed in a Suite on the 1st floor, historically where the ladies resided away from male eyes. The room was richly decorated and very comfortable with 2 large bay windows with mattresses and pillows where you could observe the farm village that surrounds the Fort.Because of the rural location we ate lunch snacks and dinner in the hotel. Breakfast and dinner are buffet style- the vegetables are from their own organic gardens.
We enjoyed the spacious areas including a private terrace with the suite room and again the 2 night stop gave us time to  relax and also participate in the range of activities on offer. A Massage ( 1200 rupees), Bullock Safari (600 rupees each) and complimentary fort tour ( about 15 mins) and the chance to dress up as a Maharaja and Maharini for the local folk dance performance before dinner. The highlight of the activities was the ride on the bullock cart through the narrow village streets - seeing life like it probably was in biblical times. Stops to see the village cobbler,potter in action as well as a visit to the local temple and family cenotaph. Best bit for us was the 20 mins in the local school, about a 100 young children across 4 classes in a courtyard. There is an opportunity to give a receipted donation to help them buy basic school equipment.Everyone in the village seemed very happy.
Overall a recommended stop on route from Jaipur to Jodhpur to experience the history of Fort Barli and an opportunity see rural life in action.Very good service.No wifi. Buffet service.

  • Stayed: February 2011
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

We stayed in the Royal Suite here in February 2011. The welcome was good and the room was massive and beautifully appointed. We checked in and then noticed the "urine" smell in the room. We mentioned it and the owner responded quickly. The smell turned out to be the 20 or so pigeons that were roosting in the canopy outside the window of our room. There was 5-8 cm of pigeons droppings on the window ledge! They sprayed and brought scented sticks to the room but did not do anything about cleaning up the source of the smell. I notice the recent review below and am surpriused that this problem still exists. The management response seems to indicate that they feel it is acceptable. It is not.
What a pity it spoilt what should have been a good stay. The welcome, the general ambience, the tour of the fort, the dancing and the buffet dinner were all good. This was the only place we stayed in India where there was no complimentary bottled water in the room!

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank yarrow1946
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Additional Information about Fort Barli

Address: Village Barli, Barli 305624, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Rajsamand District > Barli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Barli
Price Range: ₹ 7,070 - ₹ 10,446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Fort Barli is a 350 year old fort strategically located in a village named Barli on National Highway 79. It's an ideal stopover in between Jaipur-Jodhpur, Jaipur-Udaipur. Pushkar/Chittorgarh could be done in a day's trip. The rooms are equipped with AC, study desk, minibars, tea/cofee makers and attached washrooms fitted with modern amenities. The hotel offers swimming pool, bullock cart rides, astrologer on call, traditional massage, guided fort tour etc. ... more   less 
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Fort Barli Rajasthan

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