Mehran View Guest House, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is a mid-range accommodation with stunning views of the city. An old Rajasthani Haveli, the establishment has been converted into a gorgeous accommodation by a local family. Each room is quite large with prices reflecting that. It’s a centrally located accommodation in the tourist part of the city, with some rooms having views of the world-famous Mehrangarh Fort.
There is a 24/7 reception with a member of the family always manning the desk and ready to be of assistance to you. They’ll even go as far as to walk you to their recommended restaurants, and they don’t disappoint! Mehran View Guest House will help you relax every night after a long day of sightseeing in Jodhpur.
Mehran View is centrally located with great views
With signs guiding you to its beautiful arched doorway, Mehran View Guest House expands into a gorgeous hotel as soon as you enter its massive wooden doors. With stone floors in the common areas and marble floors in the room, the establishment makes you feel like royalty instantly with its friendly service.
This hotel is located centrally, just 200 metres (656 feet) from Mehrangarh Fort and less than half a kilometre (0.3 miles) from Jaswant Thada, a memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It’s also a five-minute walk to the Clock Tower and markets with numerous shops, restaurants, and amenities surrounding it. A useful post office and convenience stores are also located nearby.
Rooms at Mehran View Guest House are well-priced
The rooms at Mehran View Guest House are incredibly spacious featuring high ceilings, attached bathrooms with hot showers - a rarity in India, especially Rajasthan. Certain rooms also feature views of the surrounding mountains or Mehrangarh Fort.
Bathrobes, towels and toiletries are provided and each room has a TV with 24/7 cable for those looking to indulge. A shared kitchen on the second floor coupled with the roof-top restaurant offer a view of the city hard to come by in other hotels. With fast Wi-Fi available throughout the property, Mehran View’s rooms are priced at a rate that seem cheap for what it offers.
Their single rooms with a mountain view start at 600 INR (9 USD). Its deluxe single rooms are priced at 500 INR (7.50 USD), but you sacrifice the view. By far, its best option is the reasonably priced deluxe double rooms at 700 INR (10.50 USD).
The hospitality at this hotel is unmatched
Bablu, who runs the hotel with his family, will usually greet you as you enter Mehran View and he’ll be the first to take you on a quick tour of the surrounding neighbourhood. Though he flits in and out of the establishment, he’s always a quick phone call away if you want a recommendation on something or want advice on how much a product should cost.
The hospitality offered at Mehran View Guest House is unmatched. Ensure that you go to the nearby gorgeous step-wells, and check out his recommendations on where to go shopping or how to spend your day. They’re always the right options.
You’ll fall in love with Jodhpur thanks to Mehran View Guest House
Mehran View Guest House is Jodhpur’s not-so-hidden secret. Being a mid-range option, most backpackers tend to avoid it, but you’ll be surprised how its prices, amenities on offer and general location cater to those on a budget and those who want to spend a little but can’t afford the high-end establishments in town.
It’s a highly recommended hotel, not just by us, but by locals as well, as they know the family well and will be more than helpful getting you to your hotel, talking your ear off along the way. Your time at Mehran View Guest House is bound to be filled with stories you’ll tell other travellers.
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