Alila Fort Bishangarh

Alila Fort Bishangarh

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Average: 4.5 (1 vote)
TripAdvisor Review
247 Reviews

Hillside history

One of Alila's most recent acquisitions, this fortress of 240 years of age sits majestically on a hillside surveying the small town of Bishangarh on the outskirts of Jaipur. It's grandeur cannot be missed and with spectacular rural views, and intimate feel and special additions like a wine cellar, cigar room and champagne bar this hotel is sure to add an essence of sumptuous luxury to any itinerary. 

With only 59 suites, this is the perfect place for a tranquil retreat in a striking setting. Take in the views from the oversized windows and wander the spa gardens before taking advantage of the extensive range of dining options on offer. Or if you want a more active itinerary, try out one of the cooking classes run in the hotel and learn the recipes and techniques used by Rajasthani locals for centuries. 

Being only 90 minutes from Jaipur makes this the ideal base to explore the famed Pink City and its icons like the Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal. Or alternatively finish your tour in Jaipur and extend your stay here to make sure you take in the true majesty of this rural part of the Golden Triangle

Hotel Features

Hotel Category


Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • Boutique
  • H&J Recommended
  • Iconic

Board Basis Options

  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

Alila Fort Bishangarh

  • Located in the remote village of Bishagarh
  • Easily accessible from both Delhi and Jaipur
  • "The Only Warrior Fortress in India"
247 Reviews % of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 198
  • Very Good 35
  • Average 10
  • Poor 3
  • Terrible 1

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness


Jan 17, 2019

Lovely..... But is it worth the price

New Delhi, India

The drive to jaipur is not a breeze. And Bishangarh is a little before jaipur near or at shahpur. For Delhi and jaipur people this is a great option for a one night stay and relax. No doubt the property is spectacular. The Fort view and what the staff calls arrival area is picture perfect. The surrounding greenery and the cultivation done by the hotel is truly amazing. Rooms are nice and spacious. So all in all go and see this lovely piece of history restored to a hotel and soak the culture. Let's see the cracks. The place will need constant care and repair. It's the fate of hotels, esp. Such heritage structures. If you ignore it shows very quickly. The coffee, lunch, dinner... One restaurant in the Fort can do with some natural light and air. One should have kept in mind that Forts have low ceiling and are narrow paths leading to rooms within rooms. Starting a day on a hole eating with that beautiful sun and greeny out of sight..... Nah. The pool side near arrival area is very nice and they do have a small kitchen that serves some food. This is one of the place that is best for sitting, reading, sleeping... Basically lounge around and enjoy the property. The food here is mediocre, not much choice. Excursions around the places have choices....paid and complimentary. Again cost maybe an issue if a family of 3 travels then a per head of 3000 can be a bit much. Talking of cost the rack rate is also steep. If the desire was quality check, the off site happening with a group of 50 odd people who drank and sang till past midnight mini nuisance did not suggest there was quality markers. Honestly hotels are here to earn so let's not fake this elitist attitude. Especially when the latter is not appropriate to telecast now a days. Average one night at the hotel alone will cost a person 28 to 30. Hmmm so go once but I much rather see more of India with this one kind of cost.
Jan 16, 2019

Trip to Bishangarh

Chennai (Madras), India

Here are the plus point 1) You would get the experience of staying on top of citadel which 200+ year old 2) Excellently renovated rooms while keeping in mind the exterior are not changed. 3) Peaceful place to spend over a weekend (away from the hustle and bustle of your daily work. 4) You can have your Dinner while viewing the stars and if you like sand cooked food, this is the place to be 5) Courteous Staff 6) Play Area and other activities at the Havelli (Base of the Fort) 7) Nice restraurant by the Pool Side at the Havelli (Base of the Fort) Things that can add value 1) Buffet Dinner 2) Play area for kids and more activities within the Fort Note: To reach your room, on top of the hill the hotel provides their own vehicle.
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Alila Fort Bishangarh


Madhuveni Bar


Where new age tapas meets the traditional cigar lounge, this is the perfect place to enjoy whiskey blends from around the world as well as expertly mixed cocktails and timeless cognacs.



This signature restaurant takes its inspiration from the Silk Route, serving from breakfast to dinner and catering to those of all ages and palates.

Nazaara Dining Terrace


Take an ever reaching view of Rajasthan and combine that with fire pit cooking and the result is a dining experience alfresco under the stars that offers some of the best local and seasonal cuisine.

Kachchawa Lounge

Kachchawa Lounge

From high tea to champagne receptions, this elegant and light lounge offer access to the tranquillity of the open air courtyard to take you back in time with an enticing colonial charm.



Enjoy poolside dining with a Mediterranean taste, choose from a menu of fresh, seasonal and local ingredients all from the hotel's own organic garden.

Alila Spa

Spa Alila

A variety rejuvenating spa treatments and world class staff combine to make a relaxing experience that allows you to really retreat from the stresses of the world.

Alila Fort Bishangarh

Room Types

Heritage Suite

The 18 Heritage rooms boast spacious bedrooms, aesthetically appointed bathrooms and a cosy daybed set against a large jarokha-style window, offering uninterrupted views of Bishangarh’s rural beauty from one of the most glorious Jaipur heritage hotels.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities

Royal Suite

Royal suites are a haven of luxurious comfort featuring elegant furnishings with an indigenous touch distinctive to our Bishangarh fort hotel, and panoramic views of the charming village at the foot of the hill.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities

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