OYO Hotels offer a wide selection of accommodation options in Gondal. From budget to premium, whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, our residences cater to various groups and preferences.
The OYO hotels in Gondal come with top amenities such as free Wi-Fi, AC rooms, running cold and hot water, 24-hour room service, complimentary breakfast, along with conference rooms, Banquet Halls and in-house restaurants.
With aesthetic designs, impeccable hygiene, and dedicated staff, OYO hotels guarantee you a pleasant and comfortable stay in Gondal, Rajkot.
OYO Hotels are close to places of interest and markets in Gondal. Should you wish to access the main city, Rajkot is just a short drive away.
Know more about Gondal Rajkot
Travel back in time to the era of the powerful Jadeja Rajputs at the city of Gondal in Rajkot. A short 35 km drive from Rajkot brings visitors to Gondal – one of the first of eight princely states of Kathiawar Agency in British India.
The royal family’s love for vintage cars is historically well-known and on display at the museum within the palace premises. This passion for automobiles translated itself into some of the best-planned and designed road systems in pre-Independence Gujarat. Visitors might even spot vintage Buick taxis on the roads in and around the fascinating city of Gondal. Not surprisingly, Gondal is a treasure of interesting sights and activities to do:
Gondal and surrounding areas contain stunning palaces that once housed the Jadeja royals. The beautiful Riverside Palace was commissioned in 1875 by Bhagwatsinghji and is now a Heritage Hotel. Within the palace are sprawling grounds that form a private forest reserve. These beautiful grounds house several species of deer and different birds that come visiting every season.
The Naulakha Palace
Walk in the Maharaja’s shoes at the opulent Naulakha Palace in Gondal. It is the oldest extant palace in Gondal and goes as far back to the 17th century. The magnificent palace is an architectural marvel with its intricately-carved arches, stone carvings with Jharokhas, and impressive spiral staircase. The durbar is a dazzling sight and contains antique mirrors, wooden furniture, and stuffed wild animals.
The Huzoor Palace in Gondal is the royal residence for present-day descendants of the royal family. Visitors have access to one wing within this palace called the Orchard palace, now converted into a seven-room heritage hotel. The Orchard Palace functioned as an annex of the Huzoor Palace in the late 19th century, where the Maharajas would host their guests. True to its name, the stunning Orchard Palace is a vision surrounded by numerous orchards, gardens, and lawns. Make sure to visit the royal garages that contain an extensive collection of vintage cars.
Markets in Gondal
Markets are the heart of any city, and nowhere more so than Gondal. Visit the local markets for a kaleidoscope of cultural experiences. From the scintillating aroma of street food, piles of colorful fabric and cloth waiting to be sold, or the brisk movement of people passing by – the central markets in Gondal are an experience to remember.
How to reach Gondal
Gondal lies 40 km from the main city of Rajkot. Civil Airport in Rajkot is the nearest airport and the city has a good bus connection to other cities in the country.