Brijrama PalaceIndia/Brijrama+Palace
 

Brijrama Palace is one of Varanasi’s oldest landmarks. Set along on the banks of the River Ganga, it was built in 1812 by Shridhara Narayana Munshi who was the minister for the Nagpur estate. In 1915, the Brahmin King of Darbhanga (Bihar) acquired the palace and the Ghat came to be known as Darbhanga Ghat. In 1994, the palace was bought out by the Brijrama Hospitality group. At that time, it was in a complete state of disrepair and in dire need of repair. It took 18 years to completely restore the palace, which was then subsequently renamed Brijrama Palace as a tribute to the founder of the Clarks Group, and his wife.

 

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“My parents were the founders of our company, hence Brijrama Palace is an ode to them, and to India’s legendary Indian hospitality. In order to continue this rich long legacy and tradition, our vision is to inspire not only our guests but also our team. We look forward to welcoming you to share the experience.”


Rooms

 

Maharaja Room (3 units)

  • Maharaja Room (3 units)
  • Maharaja Room (3 units)
  • Maharaja Room (3 units)
Maharaja Room (3 units)
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Each of these 48sqm suites offer sweeping views of the Ganges and features four-poster king size beds, a seating area, and a dining space. The bathrooms also have river views. The ceilings are adorned with hand printed coloured frescos and the suites, which are named after the three tributaries of the Ganges (Mandakini, Bhagirathi and Dhruvnanda) are appointed with rich silk furnishings.

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Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)

  • Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
  • Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
  • Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
  • Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
  • Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
Varuna Burj Room (1 unit)
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Also called “The Bastion”, this 27sqm room protrudes from the edge of the palace. Located towards the north end of the palace, it has magnificent 180-degree views of the Varuna River.

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Vasundhara Room (6 units)

  • Vasundhara Room (6 units)
  • Vasundhara Room (6 units)
Vasundhara Room (6 units)
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Meaning “Earth” with city and river views, these 27sqm guestrooms are accessed through private corridors. Each has a king size bed, and a bathroom with either a shower or bathtub. The vaulted ceilings are bordered with copper shades and some sections of the walls have traditional motifs.

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Dhanurdhara (8 units)

  • Dhanurdhara (8 units)
  • Dhanurdhara (8 units)
  • Dhanurdhara (8 units)
  • Dhanurdhara (8 units)
Dhanurdhara (8 units)
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Meaning “Wielder of the Bow”, these 25sqm guestrooms have either double or twin size beds and a bathroom with either a shower or bathtub. Some are located along the terrace with views of the Ganges. The corner rooms have both city and river views.

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Nadidhara (14 units)

  • Nadidhara (14 units)
  • Nadidhara (14 units)
  • Nadidhara (14 units)
Nadidhara (14 units)
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Meaning “River Guardian” with city views, these 25sqm guestrooms that open onto the palace’s corridors in the central courtyard have either double or twin size beds. The interiors are finished in ivory and the rear walls are adorned with elegant motifs.

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Facilities & Highlights


 
  • Brijrama Palace highlight
  • Brijrama Palace highlight
  • Brijrama Palace highlight
  • Brijrama Palace highlight

  • Darbhanga Dining: Overlooking the Ganges, savour international vegetarian delicacies amid walls adorned with frescos and artwork.
  • Chota Aangan: Experience molecular fusion vegetarian cuisine. Beautifully hand crafted glass artwork on the ceilings will take diners back to the age of the Maharajas.
  • Kaashi Wellness: Rooted in the wisdom of the Vedas and combined with contemporary techniques, treatments at this spa are designed to create lasting wellness.
  • Bada Aangan: Brijrama’s traditional palace lounge offers both morning and evening live entertainment including flute sessions, and live classical dances.
 

Useful Information


GENERAL
Total number of rooms: 32
Annual closing:
none

Time zone: (GMT+05:30) New Delhi
Currency accepted: INR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Electricity voltage: 220V
Electricity plug type:  
CONCIERGE
Your concierge is ready to assist you with planning and completing your reservation, contact them on dream@secret-retreats.com
ACCESS
By boat: from Mahishasura Ghat (Rajghat) , Brijrama Palace is accessible by a boat ride of about 18-20 minutes.
Airport: Varanasi Lal Bahadur International Airport (VNS) - 25 km
Train Station: Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station - 6 km

CONTACT
Darbhanga Ghat, Munshi Ghat – Dashashwamedh – Varanasi 221001 , India
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“Discover this 32-room palace hotel on the Ghats along the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, the oldest living city in the world located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.”

Kim, the discoverer.

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