in sanskrit ‘chitra’ means ‘picture’ and ‘katha’ means ‘story’. and thus the name literally means ‘a pictorial story’. rajasthan, a land of chivalrous warriors, legendary kings, beautiful maidens and rich traditions has always been famous for its inspiring folktales. come and stay with us in our extended home to bite a story, share the sun, smell the fresh sand and also to borrow some vibrant colours for your memory lane.
Chitrakatha and You
Our people
chitrakatha is home to sri.ravi kumar sharma, a long serving officer at the rajasthan vidhan sabha (the legislative assembly of rajasthan), and his family. this boutique hotel had been a dream for many years that finally took shape in the year 2009.
the family lives within the premise. close enough to take care of every guest - personally. an evening with the family helps every explorer and guest, in finding new and exciting ways to discover this ever-so-mystical-place called; rajasthan.

hospitality is ingrained in our tradition. stay with us for the most authentic bite of it. boutique hotel in jaipur
Our rooms
at chitrakatha, you will find the feel of a true indian home, well equipped with all modern day amenities. each room unfolds a historical tale or a famous folklore from rajasthan. each story is hand painted and narrates a heartwarming tale of our values, virtues and cultural upbringing.
chitrakatha room servicesFree Services
  • Room service
  • first aid
  • Itinerary planning and suggestions
  • Safe deposit (Max limit: INR 50,000)
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Basic toiletries like; soap, shampoo, tooth brush etc.

Paid Services:
  • Car Hire
  • medical assistance – doctor available on call.
  • currency exchange (reception or a thomas cook personnel)
  • same day laundry (clothes given before 9.00 a.m.)
  • postal/ parcel services
  • luggage storage while on tour (chargeable)
  • photocopying and scanningbook a taxi
  • broadband and wireless internet access
  • flower decoration in the room (honeymoon/ anniversary/ just like that)
At your leisure:
  • Televisions & telephones in all rooms
  • Roof-top restaurant with delicious cuisines – Indian and International
  • cultural dance, puppet shows, folk music – at regular intervals
  • on pre scheduled days, we provide a platform for local artists to showcase their talent at chitrakatha
  • Artists are also available on request
  • Even guest willing to perform are welcome for cross cultural bonhomie
Our kitchen offers a range of continental, chinese, rajasthani, indian and international cuisines to suit every taste.

you can enjoy a meal in your room, our lawns or the most magnificent of all, our roof – top restaurant, which gives you the most stunning view of all – the majestic hathroi fort. this ancient fort has been here for more than 300 years. a vigilant eye on everything that goes around. well, now its fulltime occupation is to look after chitrakatha's well being, just like an old friend.

Enjoy the view, as you bite into history to invigorate your taste buds.
Our Tariff
double bedroom (air conditioned) 1500 (tariff per day)
double bedroom (air cooled) 1000 (tariff per day)
single bedroom (air cooled) 800 (tariff per day)
mixed dormitory (air conditioned) 500 (tariff per day per bed)
mixed dormitory (air cooled) 350 (tariff per day per bed)
double bedroom capacity 2 persons
dormitory capacity 6 persons
extra bed charge 250 per bed
*Breakfast can be booked in advance @ 200 per person

stories soaked in royalty, of valiant warriors, of legends of love lost and found sometimes, for eternity: well, this comes free! :)
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