Devi Garh is my favorite hotel in the world: the dream location in a desert village; the stunning... See full review
Jan 29, 2012
Breathtaking palace hotel
A hotel really doesn't get to be more spectacular than this. imagine an old palace perched on the... See full review
Oct 23, 2011
Devi Garh by lebua is a stunning hill-top fort palace that has been fantastically restored into a luxurious, sophisticated and impossibly romantic retreat. Nestled in the Aravali hills, 28 kilometers away from the bustle of Udaipur, this all suite luxury resort assumes the look of new India with an emphasis on design and detail. The interior of the 18th century fort palace of Delwara has been transformed in a minimalist contemporary manner while conserving the ancient exterior.
Nestled in the Aravali hills, the 18th century Devi Garh by lebua palace in the village of Delwara, forms one of the three main passes into the valley of Udaipur. Devi Garh by lebua is ready for visitors after years of restoration and rebuilding.
The Fort palace was conceived as a place where the past meets the future. This all suite luxury hotel comprising of 39 suites with an emphasis on design and detail, using local marbles and semi-precious stones. The contemporary design showcased within this spectacular heritage property, complemented by personalized and intimate service, creates a new image of India for the 21st century.
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The Devi Garh suite and the Palace suite, which together form The Devi Garh Complex, share a common black marble swimming pool. The two bedrooms are available together or individually. The larger, Devi Garh suite has its own private sun deck and Jacuzzi.
Features: Devi Garh Suite - 1200 sq ft in area, Decor in gold and rich shades, private Jacuzzi, semi-private black pool, private lounging space and dining by the pool.
Amenities : 32in Plasma TV, DVD players, I-pod, wireless internet access, butler on request, Minibar/Fridge, Tea coffee maker, Fresh Fruit Platter, molded chocolate plate, complimentary bottle of wine on arrival, bath amenities from Forest Essentials, Tea and Coffee maker
GUEST - B_AND_B
Garden Suites have their own private lobby, garden and tented terrace. These suites are setup in old traditional style of housing where rooms are opening towards large garden area. Each Garden suite gives you up to 590 sq. ft. of area with a tented sit-out area overlooking the garden. The interior of all suites includes pristine white marble embellished with semi - precious stones.
Garden suites are equipped with mini-bar, tea-coffee making facilities, pillow menu, air-conditioning, heater, TV with a DVD player, iPod on request and wireless internet.
5_STAR - EN_SUITE
Palace Suites are spread over 721 sq ft area, have either balconies or bay windows overlooking the village and the mountains. Marble combined with semi-precious stones, such as malachite, mother of pearl, jasper and lapis lazuli, give an aura of luxury and quiet elegance to the rooms. Each Palace suite is individually designed, and one can feel the change with layout, colour scheme based on the colours of semi-precious stones used. The interior of all suites includes pristine white marble.
Palace Suites are equipped with mini-bar, tea-coffee making facilities, pillow menu, air-conditioning & heater, TV with a DVD player, iPod on request and wireless internet.
ALL_INCLUSIVE - MSR_SUITE
Aravali Suites are spread over 810 sq.ft., bright and tastefully designed suites at Devi Garh by lebua. They offer complete privacy and have a spectacular view of the Aravali hills, which can be enjoyed from balconies or large bay windows. Aravali Suites are equipped with mini-bar, tea-coffee making facilities, pillow menu, air-conditioning & heater, TV with a DVD player, iPod on request and wireless internet.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
One of the special venues at Devi Garh is Sheesh Mahal.(the mirror room) The sheesh mahal is a colorful chamber with original colored mirrors and is ideal for dinners. A Jaltarang music is performed by an artisian while you relish the chef's delicasies.
The Hawa gokhra on the contrary has a white dcor with open windows to allow breeze to flow in and is ideal for lunches or dinners. A Jaltarang music is performed by an artisian while you relish the chef's delicasies during dinner
Roof Top Gokhra
An open air sit out situated on the top floor of the palace and provides a bird eve view of the beautiful surroundings can be converted into a memorable dining experience
The royal hall provides view of the village and Aravali hills.A perfect setting for traditional Rajasthani theme dinner upto 20 guests .
One can enjoy the starry sky and view of Aravali hills adds to the over all ambiance.An inbuilt seating provides the perfect party place for casual and sit down dinners
For conferences and meetings the Silver Lounge offers a large space with a balcony and inspiring view of the mountains.
A romantic evening, a grand wedding or an anniversary celebration, Devi Garh by lebua, Udaipur is the ideal venue for every kind of occasion. Events can be held at the Durbar Hall or the Silver Lounge including courtyards/lawns and rooftops. With its majestic ambience and royal grandeur Devi Garh by lebua, Udaipur is a dream destination for an unforgettable wedding.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz
Devi Garh is my favorite hotel in the world: the dream location in a desert village; the stunning architecture of the original fort and impeccable renovation; the amazing service - they all combine to make Devi Garh just the perfect escape to
relax in style.
The suites are gorgeously appointed, and most have a view of the surrounding mountains and village life.
The restaurant has an extensive menu ranging from traditional and modern Indian to Rajasthani specialties to continental food. There's plenty of choice but if you want something off the menu, they'll make it too.
The veranda bar is the perfect place to watch the sunset while lounging on the most comfortable daybeds.
The hotel's staff is incredibly tuned into guests' needs - and not only do they meet but often anticipate them: a glass of lemonade arriving unexpectedly by the pool when you think you're getting a bit thirsty, or a cup of tea and a shawl when the sun gets down and the temperature drops as you are reading a book on a daybed.
The pool, the spa, the private dinners in tucked-away corners of the palace... Everything is simply perfect. I could go on describing every detail, but you get the idea.
The village just outside the gates is absolutely picturesque and full of charm. And if you're feeling adventurous, you can borrow mountain bikes and explore a bit farther. If you do, bring your camera!
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Short walk from hotel
Explore the village and the fields right outside Devi Garh. You can even do it on a camel's back, and the hotel will arrange it for you.
A hotel really doesn't get to be more spectacular than this. imagine an old palace perched on the top of a hill that has been converted beautifully in minimalistic style into an all suite boutique hotel. Well that is the Devi Garh. We arrived
late, but the staff were very friendly and showed us to our upgraded room (a palace suite). We had asked for an extra bed for our son, which wasn't in place, but the free bottle of wine was, and the bed soon arrived and was set up in one of the sitting rooms. In the morning we saw the most spectacular setting of the palace and the tour of the hotel was well worthwhile.
While the hotel is 40 km from Udaipur, we felt it was a worthwhile diversion, and were glad that we had not stayed in the city, but in this serene place instead. The only criticism, as others have mentioned is that the food was not upto the level of the rest of the hotel
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Get a prepaid taxi from the airport - and make your own arrangements with the driver re going to Udaipur and other trips. We did so and saved more than half compared to what the hotel was offering.