You could also try one of these family-run guest houses: Barwara Kothi (from Rs 4000) - which has seven beautiful rooms and huge gardens, Dera Rawatsar (from Rs 2500) and Loharu House (from Rs 4000) - a regal home run by the erstwhile royal family of Loharu.
Tree House Resort
Tree House Resort (from Rs 13,000) is an eco-friendly resort about 40km outside Jaipur, with tree houses perched atop Keekar trees, and boasting five-star amenities.
Fort Chandragupt and Umaid Bhawan
Santha Bagh (from Rs 2500), another family-run hotel, has sprawling gardens.
Rawla Mrignayani (from Rs 1200 ), a beautiful small heritage property in the walled city run by a simple, charming family.
Arya Niwas and Jai Niwas
Arya Niwas (from Rs 1400) is a spic and span self-service budget hotel that's very popular with foreign tourists. Its sister concern, Jai Niwas, priced the same, has a nice garden in front and is located just off the busy Mirza Ismail Road.
Narain Niwas Palace
Narain Niwas Palace (from Rs 5000) is close to Rambagh Palace and the stadium.
Park Inn, Shahpura House, Madhuban and Royal Orchid Hotel
Diggi Palace (from Rs 4000) is now famous for hosting the Jaipur Literature festival every year.
Naila Bagh (from Rs 3000), a beautiful heritage property more than 100 years old, is run by a family of art lovers.
Heritage hotel Mandawa Haveli (from Rs 3500) has unique motif work and rooms decorated in Shekhawati style.
If you're looking for serious opulence, spend a night at what is said to be the most expensive accommodation in India - Raj Palace, where a suite will cost you about Rs 82,500, though there are rooms available from Rs 30,000 too.
For a traditional Rajasthani experience, try the centrally located Samode Haveli (from Rs 14,000).
Rajputana Sheraton (from Rs 11,000) is conveniently located near the station.
Chokhi Dhani (from Rs 12,000) - about 12km outside the city, on Tonk Road - is famous for its traditional theme dinners, and has an interesting resort in a village setting, but with all the amenities.
Le Meridien (from Rs 10,000) is located about 30km outside the city, on the highway.
The Trident Jaipur (from Rs 13,000), located on the Amer route, has the perfect setting, across from the Jal Mahal.
Jai Mahal Palace
Jai Mahal Palace (from Rs 17,000) was the former residence of the prime minister of Jaipur.
Oberoi Raj Vilas
Rated among the leading resorts in the world the Oberoi Raj Vilas has rooms from Rs 40,000.
Rambagh Palace (from Rs 40,000), a former royal guest house and hunting lodge, is today one of the most luxurious palace hotels, run by the Taj Group. It is right opposite the Sawai Man Singh Stadium.
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