Hotel Review: Neemrana Fort Palace

Or, since the Neemrana Group insists on calling its properties ‘non-hotels’, a non–hotel review. Over the years we’ve been married, my husband and I have developed a love for the properties of the Neemrana Group—and it all began with this … Continue reading

Hotel Review: The Glasshouse on the Ganges

Strictly speaking, though, I shouldn’t have named this a ‘hotel review’, since The Glasshouse on the Ganges, like the rest of the properties which are part of the Neemrana Group, prides itself on being a ‘non-hotel’. This one, set amidst litchi orchards on the bank of the Ganga just 23 km beyond Rishikesh (very close to Shivpuri and other places known for the adventure sport of white water rafting), is one we’d visited years ago, when it was still relatively small, quiet, and definitely non-hotel-like. Birdsong and the sound of the river dominated. Lazy hours were spent on the resort’s own private river beach, trailing our feet in the water.

With my feet in the Ganga.

With my feet in the Ganga.

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