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Fort Chanwa by Citrus

Maharaja Jaswant Singh II Ruler of Jodhpur, Marwar from 1876-1895 A.D is remembered as a benevolent Monarch who steered the administration and economy of the state away from chaos and instability to a period of sustained development, security and justice for all. Amongst the prominent civil servants in this Ruler's coterie of administrators, was a young Charan by the name of Kaviraj Muraridanji. He was an astute politician and a farsighted administrator. In 1894 Kaviraj Muraridanji received in Jagir the little known hamlet of Chanwa. There he build an exquisite little fortified haveli, today known as Heritage Hotel Fort Chanwa. In 1941, however the village of Chanwa became "Khalsa" (belonging to the State) as, ironically Muraridanji fell victim to a law introduced by him in the best interest of Marwar, whereby feudal estates lacking a male successor and without a recognized adoption in the life time of the deceased Jagirdar were automatically resumed by the state, after his death. In the year 1948 Chanwa was granted in "Jagir" to Maharaj Dalip Singh, the youngest son of Maharaja Umaid Singh. However over the years the fortress sank into years of neglect and decay. In 1992, inspired by a wave of successful restorations to heritage properties and encouraged by the burgeoning tourism traffic into western Rajasthan. Maharaj Dalip Singh, the 24th generation of direct descent from Rao Jodha, ruler and founder of Jodhpur in the 15th century decided to throw open the gates of Chanwa to these new 'invaders". Today Fort Chanwa restored to its pristine glory and charm by its proud owners Maharaj Dalip Singh & Rani Madhu Devi, warmly welcome travelers from distant lands offering princely hospitality in an inimitably enchanting setting- a Heritage Hotel in the finest of traditions.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe rooms are large, spacious and are tastefully done. Every Deluxe room offers unmatched levels of service with all modern amenities coupled with tinge of Rajasthani culture in every aspect.

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Heritage Room

Beautifully designed with modern amenities without compromising on the royal d├ęcor, Superior rooms offer a comfortable stay with all modern amenities from air-conditioned rooms to en-suite bathrooms.

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Savor a variety of Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine at Biso, a 24hours coffee shop cum multi-cuisine restaurant.


  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Bus Parking
  • Business Center
  • Catering Services
  • Conference Equipments
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Gymnasium
  • Laundry Service
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Phone Service
  • Play Ground
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Transportation Services
  • Water Sports
  • Wireless Internet

Paradisi (Spa)

Hotel Fort Chanwa has Paradisi Spa to relieve you of a long day's stress.

Swimming Pool

The outdoor swimming pool at the hotel is an oasis of peace and quiet in the middle of the desert. Drinks and snacks are available at the poolside bar.

luni Village Safari

Experience A Village Experience Like Never Before We arrange village safaris for our guests. Portraying the real life of our rural country side. The villages of Rajasthan are a classic way of exploring the arduous life of Rajasthani rural folk who thrive on the stubborn pulse of nature. The village safari can be by jeep or on camel back depending on your choice. A full day memorable outing along with lunch, can be availed in jeeps. Visiting various traditional villages, seeing local handicrafts, pottery and hand weaving. En-route watch and photograph our local wildlife like black buck, chinkaras & peacock etc.

Horse/Camel Riding

Whether you are an experienced rider or just a day rider. We can organize horse/camel rides on prior notice.


A round of golf can be arranged at Jodhpur. The course there being one of the only two surviving brown course in the country.

Gifts & Handicraft Shop

We also offer you a fine selection of unique gifts and handicraft items from all over Rajasthan including the best collectables and local clothing for the entire


Getting Here

  •   30 Km from Civil airport is the nearest airport
  •   37 Km from Jodhpur Railway Station
  •   1 km from Luni Railway Station
  •   10 km from Kakani bus stand

Why Citrus Luni

  • 3min Check-in
  • FREE Wifi
  • Spa
  • Gymnasium
  • 24x7 Reception
  • Travel Assistance
  • FOREX (Currency Exchange)

Citrus Luni
Fort Chanwa Luni
VPO : Fort Chanwa By Citrus, Luni Distt., Jodhpur - 342802, Rajasthan

+91 2931 284216 / +91 291 5132244