Ahilya Fort - Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh
A two hour drive from Indore, the Ahilya fort hotel , located on the banks of the sacred Narmada river in Maheshwar atop the massive sandstone walls of Maheshwar Fort, was the personal residence of the queen Ahilyabai Holkar who ruled from 1765 – 1796.
In the year 2000, Richard Holkar, her descendant and son of the last Maharaja of Indore, converted the 250 year old royal residences within the fort into one of the most eclectic heritage hotels in Indi.
The hotel has a very distinctive character of its own steeped in fascinating regional history and the is delightful and the view of the ghats and the river below below is truly spectacular.
Maheshwar is also famous as a Hindu religious destination and for its traditional silk weavers. The ambience , laidback luxury of the hotel and experience of the traditional Indian town still untouched by commerce will create a pleasant and everlasting memory for the guests.
Name : Ahilya Fort
Type : Palace Heriatge Hotel
Location : Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh
Accommodation : 13 Unique suites, rooms and tents.
Food : Local as well as continental cuisine.
Image Credit : Ahilya Fort Hotel