Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, India. It was founded in the 1700 by Maharaja Jai Singh, the ruler of Amer after whom the city is named. During the rule of Sawai Ram Singh the entire city was painted in the colour Pink to welcome Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales. This is why it is also called the Pink City. Jaipur is around 300 kms from New Delhi and is easily accessible via road and railway and flights too.
Jaipur has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort. Jaipur is a city with a lot of history, culture and heritage buildings.
The tradition of “bandhani”, or tie and dye style of making fabrics is very popular here. The food is delicious, the dal baati choorma is a very tasty and popular food. Their food is rich and heavy but is a gastronomer’s delight. There are many sweets shops and small shops that offer the most refreshing Indian drink called lassi. Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar is a famous sweet shop for sweets like Ghewar and Halwa.
Jaipur is home to many Palaces, Forts and temples. His Highness Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur still lives there in his royal palace. He lives in City Palace and it is a big tourist attraction.
Jaipur is a major tourist destination of India. It has many tourist attractions like Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amer fort, Moti Dungri Ganesh temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory to name just a few. This is why it is best explored on your own and at a leisurely pace. It is well connected by roads, and it might be better to take a taxi or bus into the smaller more congested markets. The city has many hotels for tourists to stay in. The big ones are The Lalit, The ITC Group and more. There are many options for Homestays also. Because there is so much to explore in this city, it is a good idea to stay in a Homestay or an OYO Home. These are hotel or villas that give you all the modern amenities needed for a comfortable stay along with the feeling of being a home away from home. These Homestays are a particularly good idea if you are travelling with a large group of friends or as a small family with kids. They come equipped with a kitchen, dining area, parking facility for the car, apart from all other comfort guests need for a memorable stay. They are spacious and spread throughout the city. So, you can decide where to stay depending on the places you want to visit.
OYO Homes offers many types of accommodations in Jaipur. You can take your pick from hotels, to townhouses to rooms and even haveli style properties like OYO Hotel Red Fort.
Amenities at Jaipur Homestays
Homestays in the city offer a private and homely atmosphere to the guests. OYO Homes offers a memorable experience and is suited to all budgets. There are many advantages of staying in homestays. Most of the OYO Homes are large, spacious, well maintained and located near tourist attractions, they come in all budgets, so you can take your pick. The guests can also choose housekeeping services at the time of booking. They offer all modern amenities like TV, AC, geysers in bathrooms, power backup. Most of them have a separate dining area where the family can get together. They also have well equipped kitchens. You can do some cooking. This is very convenient specially if you are travelling with small kids. Most of the OYO Homes have CCTV cameras for added security. Some are also accessible by wheelchair and this is a big advantage. Some OYO Homes offer free parking facility so if you have a car, there is no need to worry about parking. Many OYO Homes have spacious banquet halls. Some also offer the convenience of conference rooms and gyms.
Best Homestays in Jaipur
There are plenty of option to choose from. You can take your pick as per your budget and other requirements.
Some of the premium OYO Homestays in Jaipur are:
OYO Home 23215 Farmstay - It is located near Near sector 12, Indra Gandhi Nagar, Jagatpura. The rooms are spacious, well-lit with classic furniture. The bathrooms are big, clean and stylish with geysers.
OYO 23737 Home Classic 2 BHK – Located in H 15 B, Chitranjan Marg, C-Scheme, the property offers spacious rooms and common areas with bright lighting. The place offers amenities like geyser, television, air conditioner, kitchen and refrigerator.
OYO Home 24523 Elegant Studio – The property is located in Chitrakoot, Jaipur. The rooms are bright with colourful walls and modern furniture. Facilities offered to the guests are geyser, television, air conditioner, parking facility and kitchen.
Budget homestays in Jaipur
The city has a lot of options when it comes to homestays in Jaipur. With national and international tourists sprawling in the city throughout the year, finding a perfect accommodation can be task. The city has some of the best long and short homestay options in the country. Being one of the most well-connected cities in Rajasthan, it is often considered by the tourist as a stopover destination while travelling to other cities in the state. Since, the city itself has a lot to offer, the stays here are long. The tourists can choose from huge number of options depending on their budget, amenities offered and locality.
There are many options like OYO Home Elegant, OYO Home Poise etc. which come with all modern facilities and are a comfortable and affordable to stay. The prices start from as low as XYZ.
Homestays near the most popular location in the city
The best part of Homestays is that friends and family can enjoy each other’s company as well as have their private time. Many budgets homestays are available. Like OYO Home Exotic Stay which is in Jawahar Circle, a centrally located area in Jaipur. OYO Home Farm Stay is a beautiful homestay where the rooms are luxurious in size and feel. It is located in Jagatpura area. It is a great place to relax and see the block printing goods at Sanganer. City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Ambar fort are easily accessible. It is a private and peaceful place to stay and is close to many tourist attractions like Amer fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort. OYO Poise is a colorful trendy homestay in Pratap Nagar, Jaipur. It is near many tourist attractions like Sisodia Rani ka Bagh, Jantar Mantar and Jaipur zoo.
So, pack your bags and come to the historic and magical city of Jaipur. Soak in its historical charm of the palaces. The people are warm and friendly and will make you feel like royalty.