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“Such a shame” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Yogi's Paying Guest House
Ranked #11 of 192 Jodhpur B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin
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282 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Such a shame”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

I really find it hard to review this place as it has so many really amazing highlights, from the wonderful Havali itself the rooftop restaurant with amazing views, its location, value for money, cleanliness. However the Manager really needs to get his act together, when he is nice he is very charming and wonderful, he needs to realise that when someone has a very small problem, he should deal with it straight away rather than losing his cool. The place is truely amazing otherwise.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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yogibaba, Manager at Yogi's Paying Guest House, responded to this review, 5 March 2012
dear sir very sorry for any in convinenece but as we are trying to do our best always for you no body is perfect in this world anyway wirh you a happy journey and next time we would likes to serves you better for sure thanks and please visit again
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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60 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

It’s tough to objectively review this one. On one hand: location was great, in the narrow alleys of Jodhpur’s Old Town. The highlight of this guesthouse was definitely the rooftop restaurant with a fabulous view on the Fort, decent food and a truly ‘backpackers’ ambience’. The rooms were also clean and pleasant. Overally, this place definitely has a character. On the other hand however the behaviour of the owner was quite shocking to us. This guy got really drunk all the evenings, was aggressive towards his staff, arrogant towards guests and not trustworthy - e.g. he offered to arrange (commission included of course) a van to udaipur for us - the next morning nobody appeared on the agreed hour and we had to intervene couple of times before the driver eventually came 1,5 hrs later).
To sum up – for me the rooftop experience wins, but do not expect good service and attention.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

I went back after one year in this lovely guesthouse in Jodphur ,I had a very positive experience the first time. the reasons why I went back are different, it well located in the heart of the old town, as a wonderful terrace where you can eat with the view of the fort, its a lovely haveli nice decorated but the most important reason is because the tread me like part of their family. This is what happen also this time I was feeling home and this is the reason why I reccomend it, its easy to find a good room but this is not the reason why we are travelling, I think we are looking for human relations and this is what I found in Yogi guesthouse.
Papa, Yogi I will back soon............................

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

I have stayed here twice now, once over a weekend and the second time for over 10 days. This place is fun, relatively quiet for its surroundings, its clean and the staff are very friendly. I stayed in a large room with its own bathroom (which was clean and spacious) with air conditioning too. Sheets/towels are changed on request quite easily, Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the building.

Add to that little campfires on the rooftop with a magnificent view of the fort.

Hanging out on the rooftop with other travellers was almost as much fun as going out in Jodhpur. Plus Yogi helps you out with travel bookings, local reservations, suggestions... Its almost strange how homely this place makes you feel. A double thumbs up from me and I hope to visit again!

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Frigitar
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yogibaba, Manager at Yogi's Paying Guest House, responded to this review, 5 February 2012
Dear sir thanks for your lovely and good comments for us and we really appreciate for this and love to see you again we would definitely put all our efforts on your steps anyway its very hard to find good friends and customers likes you thanks a millions for this and love to see you again
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Da Lat, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2012

Our time in Yogi's guest house started out well, it's pretty and all that, but he soon showed his true colours. While we were there we over-heard several rude comments by the owner to other guests, and it only got worse. Guests were accused of being 'liars' and 'dishonest' after simple disputes over payments. His manner turned ugly more than once, to us and those around us. He was plain obnoxious... yelling and screaming over petty things. Whats more, when the water didn't work in several rooms he lost his temper at guests instead of fixing the problem. He overcharges, under pays his staff, and is generally a bully. His parting comment to us (after a minor misunderstanding due to a language barrier) was that he 'HATES foreigners'. Don't give him your time or your rupees.

Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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yogibaba, Manager at Yogi's Paying Guest House, responded to this review, 3 February 2012
dear sir very sorry if anything happen wrong but as i said that we really do not want back packers any more coz they are paying little and want to having more and i am sure that this is some of my competitor so i do not cares
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Additional Information about Yogi's Paying Guest House

Property: Yogi's Paying Guest House
Address: Raj Purohit Ji Ki Haveli | Based on fort walls near clock tower Manak Chowk Naya Bas, Jodhpur 342001, India
Region: India > Rajasthan > Jodhpur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in Jodhpur
Price range (per night): ₹ 682 - ₹ 1,843
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Yogi's Guest House is a Five Hundred year old Haveli (very old traditional courtyard) with fabulous Panaromic View of Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Clock Tower and Old Blue City. Yogi's guest house, a place in time and space in which traditional life style and hospitality meets modern amenities and an international perspective.Yogi's Guest House Located Centrally in heart of Jodhour on the way to the Fort. It is a living Heritage Project, a place in time and space in which traditional life style and hospitality meets modern amenities and an international perspective. The only “ living House " in Jodhpur the private apartments.Overlooking the seemingly invincible Mehrangarh Fort on one side and the gigantic Umaid Bhawan Palace on the other, Yogi's Guest House holds the lingering echoes of a bygone era, like no other placeYogi's Guest House, a place in time and space in which traditional life style and hospitality meets modern amenities and an international perspective. One of the prominent “ living House " hotel in Jodhpur.At Yogi's Guest House , the Family participates in every detail of management and hospitality the doors of this truly traditional yet subtlety contemporary life style is open to you. One of the prominent " living House" hotel in Jodhpur.Access: Ideally located at a convenient distance of 4 Kms. from Airport, 2 Kms. from Railway Station, 2.0 Kms from Bus Stand: barely minutes away from most major shopping, business or commercial, the hotel is located in the blue heart of the town. ... more   less 
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