Ahilya Fort

Ahilya Fort

Maheshwar | Madhya Pradesh

Ahilya Fort is categorised as Experiential Heritage Hotel

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)

Experiential riverside heritage 18th century hotel located on the banks of River Narmada at Maheshwar

Reasons to Visit
  • Heritage Fort having temples dedicated to various avatars of Lord Shiva, as well as crematory cenotaphs of the rulers of Indore
  • 2 Royal suites, 1 Royal tent with private garden and plunge pool, 7 Superior Rooms and 2 Standard Rooms
  • Rooms are in 7 separate buildings and have en-suite bathroom, safe deposit lockers, mini-refrigerator and coffee/tea maker
  • Royal and Superior rooms are air conditioned. Standard rooms are air cooled
  • Indian and international cuisines prepared by the chef. Dining is a movable feast and is arranged at either the mandap terrace, Badam courtyard or sometimes at the island on River Narmada
  • Candlelight dinners organised by the swimming pool
  • Recreational facilities include swimming pool, TV room, library and traditional Maheshwari massage room
  • Activities include boat trip in the afternoon to Baneshwar Temple in the middle of the river, and a swim in River Narmada, visiting handloom weaving centre and the school started by the Prince
  • An internet/computer room available for guests and several parts of the Fort has WiFi connectivity
  • Boats available for excursions on River Narmada
  • Recommended for inbound-centric travellers and for those who seek an experiential heritage holiday
Know It
  • Ahilya Fort was the capital of one of India's celebrated women rulers, Ahilya Bai Holkar
  • It is an excellent base for local excursions. Mandu, a 15th century marvel of early Islamic architecture, set amongst forests and ravines at the edge of the Malwa plateau is 60 kms away
  • Guests can sponsor a child’s education at The Ahilya School if interested
  • Various cultural events and festivals are celebrated in the Fort, it is recommended to plan your trip around these events
About Maheshwar

Maheshwar is a riverside pilgrim centre and has been a center of handloom weaving since the 5th century renowned for its colorful maheshwari saris.   more

Things to do in Maheshwar
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Ahilya Fort

Maheshwar | Madhya Pradesh
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms12
Total Occupancy24


Meetings - Conference - Convention - Banquets
  • Party Lawns
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Ayurveda Facility
Group Facilities
Meeting SpaceAC/Non AcFree Flow
Party Lawns (Lawns) Non Ac 50

Ahilya Fort

Maheshwar | Madhya Pradesh

Getting There

Air :
Indore (90 kms), Jalgaon (280 kms), Bhopal (280 kms)
Rail :
Indore (90 kms), Ujjain (145 kms), Burhanpur (170 kms)

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 258 reviews
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Give it a miss, just keep on going.
By delizia on 08th Mar 2020

Place, food (very very average) and room really not up to the standard expected from all the “awards” it seems to have received. Needs a total clean, and some staff good and helpful whilst others...

Ahilya Fort - Seat of the Holkars
By Adityasaraswat1801 on 24th Feb 2020

The Ahilya fort is a large area and is like a small city in itself, A guide is a must to show u around the fort area as it’s very expansive and there is so much history here, The fort complex...

An Oasis is waiting
By O2144EJandrews on 23th Feb 2020

From the moment I arrived I was being spoiled, walking thru the front door opens to a beautiful garden alive with fountains. I was greeted with a Fresh drink and lots of smiles. My room was spacious...

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  • Child From: 1
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
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