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KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before.

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Feel the rich heritage of past, stay here at this former hunting mansion, now a villa farm house.
Take a deep breadth and feel the freshness of incredibile India and its simplicity and its heritage.
For the trophy hunters, size does matter.
1 of 19Feel the rich heritage of past, stay here at this former hunting mansion, now a villa farm house.
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
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This beautiful Mansion was once an exclusive hunting resort of an Indian King hailing from Panchakote Raj state of West Bengal, in the eastern part India. Now converted into a very beautiful, eco friendly Heritage Homestay by his descendants. This two-storied mansion is built in laterite stone, and is situated close to the city of Cuttack in Odisha, near the forest and hills of Dalijoda range, which gives a scenic backdrop to the palace. Two large water bodies in the foreground gives it a serene touch and tourists can enjoy an alfresco dinner next to the water on a moon-lit evening. This former hunting lodge is built like a chateaux inspired by European styles with its arched windows and doors fitted with multi-coloured glass. Presently, this property is maintained by descendants of th...This beautiful Mansion was once an exclusive hunting resort of an Indian King hailing from Panchakote Raj state of West Bengal, in the eastern part India. Now converted into a very beautiful, eco friendly Heritage Homestay by his descendants. This two-storied mansion is built in laterite stone, and is situated close to the city of Cuttack in Odisha, near the forest and hills of Dalijoda range, which gives a scenic backdrop to the palace. Two large water bodies in the foreground gives it a serene touch and tourists can enjoy an alfresco dinner next to the water on a moon-lit evening. This former hunting lodge is built like a chateaux inspired by European styles with its arched windows and doors fitted with multi-coloured glass. Presently, this property is maintained by descendants of the erstwhile king. They have kept the property natural and wild, without disturbing its very essence and with great effort are renovating this mansion to its original glory. Travelers are offered a real heritage home stay with ( BED & BREAKFAST ). Delicious traditional, home-cooked food made by the members of the family are also offered on request with additional charges. They organize a close look at Odisha's old temples, cult and culture, art & craft as well as serene tribal village life with their Haats or weekly markets. On request, they also organize trekking or nature walks by foot or by cycle in the nearby forests. The place is a must for cyclists and anglers. Odisha's best locations for Angling are located next to the property on the river Mahanadi famous for all types of exotic indian carps, snakeheads catfish, especially goonch, wallago attu, chitala, etc. Vsits are organised as day tours to textile weaving villages, Dhokra craft villages, Alekh Mahima Dharma monastery at Joranda, Buddhist sites of Udaigiri, Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri, and Dhabaleswar temple. Maritime museum at Cuttack is also a great place to see Odisha rich history. The area is a source of great attraction for Birding . The place offers good opportunity to see forest and aquatic birds. Scholars who like to study many different species of moths, butterflies and beetles during the monsoons season. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Debjit S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Interaction with guests
Being permanent resident of this property , the hosts take all care and smile to personally welcome all guests. As hosts, the couple exudes a tremendous sense of feel good factor throught the length of stay and they are personally involved in all aspects of arranging guest activities, fooding, arranging transport etc. Host make it a point to share the dinning table with all hosts in all meals. Host also accompanies guests for various activities and other day tours if required.
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

Kila Dalijoda is, quite simply, extraordinary. We are a British-Australian family and have just stayed there for an incredible and adventurous four nights with wonderful hosts Debjit, Namrata and their daughter. We flew into Bubaneshwar and were picked up by a car/driver Debjit had arranged....More

Date of stay: April 2022
Thank Ru J
debjitsinghdeo, VR Owner at KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before., responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2022

Thank you so much for your good words. It was such a pleasure to meet and host you and your family. We look forward to meeting you again sometimes in future.

Reviewed 1 April 2022 via mobile

We had an opportunity to stay at this beautiful homestay in March 2022... An Old World Charm in the lap of the forest of Dalijoda range... Our dog was also welcomed here which added alot more to our trip... Our 12 year old son enjoyed...More

Date of stay: March 2022
Thank Kudhi18
debjitsinghdeo, VR Owner at KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before., responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2022

Thank you so much for your reviews. It was a pleasure to meet you all including coco. Hope to meet you again for the elephants. Best wishes.

Reviewed 8 March 2022

Kila Dalijoda a hidden gem just an hour drive from Bhubaneswar. The place is full of nostalgia and old world charm. Ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities and enjoy nature in its pristine beauty.Debjit and Namrata are very...More

Date of stay: March 2022
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Reviewed 27 January 2022

I stayed with an indian friend at kila dajiloda for 2 nights/ 2 days in the middle of january. It's a memorable experience. It's nice to sleep in a historic home with owners who continue to maintain their heritage. But most of all Debjit and...More

Date of stay: January 2022
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Reviewed 9 January 2022

I made a trip to Kila Dalijoda with my wife and 2 year old son. We were pleasantly surprised by the rich history of the place which was narrated by the passionate host Mr. Debjit SinghDeo. He is a descendant of the Panchkote King who...More

Date of stay: January 2022
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Reviewed 24 December 2021

On 2nd week of December, in order to celebrate my father's birthday we decided to take a short holiday at Kila Dalijoda. Located just 45 - 50km from Bhubaneswar, Kila Dalijoda makes for a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. An...More

Date of stay: December 2021
Thank PurpleMithril
Reviewed 24 November 2021

Discovering this homestay and even more the lovely family that hosts gave me the same pleasure as that of discovering a rare diamond in the rough... We had planned a couple of days here to coincide with our 10th wedding anniversary within our overall holiday...More

Date of stay: November 2021
Thank Aneesh_Maverick
Reviewed 23 November 2021

In one word, this place will make you wish to come back again. It is a wonderful homestay and has a aristocratic splendour to it. The rooms have a old world charm with its very high ceiling, wooden furnitures and colourful flooring. Rooms are spacious...More

Date of stay: November 2021
Thank Albin J
debjitsinghdeo, VR Owner at KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before., responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2021

Thanks so much for your good words. It ws great to meet you and your wife and your little daughter in person. Birding one thing I am definitely doing more in future. Hope to meet up again sometimes in future. Best regards. Debjit

Reviewed 15 November 2021

Just came back from an intoxicating visit to Kila Dalijoda. This is a palace that belongs to my school senior by the name of Debjit Singh Deo. He went on to convert his amazing Palace at the famous Dalijoda Hill Range at Odhisa, into one...More

Date of stay: November 2021
1  Thank BeerBaba
debjitsinghdeo, VR Owner at KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before., responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2021

Thank a ton Maneesh for such a detailed analysis of our homestay. It's much more than we expected. Hope to see you again with your better half in Jan. Best wishes Debjit n Namrata

Reviewed 5 October 2021

Amazing place, green and serene, away form the hustle and bustle of a busy city life. Excellent hospitality and great food. Lots of activities- birding, angling, jungle trek and swimming. Refreshing and rejuvenating experience Must visit site for offbeat travelers

Date of stay: October 2021
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Water Park Nearby
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Choudwar is situated close to the ancient city of Cuttack as well as Bhubaneswar, which is the capital of Odisha. The place is surrounded by lovely forests and hills of Dalijoda on one side and serene rural villages on the other -- offering the traveler a multiplicity of choices to experience local culture as well as the tribal lifestyle of villagers, including ancient practices such as cock-fights and their own version of a farmer's market. To complement your stay in Choudwar at Kila Dalijoda you can expect healthy, clean and traditional Indian food cooked in an eco-friendly kitchen. From wild-life safaris, bird-watching, nature-walks you can walk through tiny hamlets and have a glimpse of local village life or even witness the making of hand-crafted utensils a speciality of the area. ...
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Frequently Asked Questions about KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before.

KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before. is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before. has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

KILA DALIJODA, A Heritage Homestay. Experience India as never before. has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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