Ajit Bhawan was exclusively built for Maharaja Ajit Singh, the younger brother of maharajah of Jodhpur. It is an impressive red sandstone structure of 1940's with arched windows, carved balconies and cupolas adding to its rugged beauty. The most interesting feature in the building is the courtyard-a quadrangle with exquisitely carved latticework. This area comes to life during meal times when Rajasthani delicacies are served by turbaned men and veiled women. Traditional folk music makes the meals more enjoyable.
Amid the vast and serene desert milieu Ajit Bhawan, the first heritage Hotel of India, stands as an oasis of hospitality, pageantry and Rajput charm. Built exclusively, for Maharajadhiraj Sir Ajit Singhji the younger brother of Maharaja Umaid Singhji of the erstwhile Jodhpur state. Ajit Bhawan, a legacy of Rajput heritage is vibrantly alive with the personalized hospitality, provided by the late Maharaja's family, whse home is still is. The doors of this truly traditional yet subtely contemporary life style are open to you.
Each cottage has been furnished in ethnic Rajasthani style and no two cottages are alike. Well-maintained lawns and thick shady trees make this village complex a haven for birds and humans alike. It really an oasis in the desert city. The family undertakes village excursions in which the visitors get a close view of the local Rajasthani folk life.
The tour includes visit to the weavers, shoemakers and other local craftsmen which makes it all the more interesting. Other facilities available at the palace are swimming pool, barbecue restaurant and village safari.