Fort Jadhavgadh Heritage Hotel

Fort Jadhavgadh, the lone heritage hotel in the state of Maharashtra, is at around 22 kilometers distance from Pune. It was the royal residence of the Maratha regime.

Fort Jadhavgadh was constructed in 1710, on 25 acres land. It is situated at an altitude of 2511 feet above sea level. Pilaji Jadhavrao constructed this fort. He was the Maratha General in the army of Emperor Chhatrapati Shahuji. Pilaji Jadhavrao was among the select group of loyal men of Shahuji, to help him sat on the throne of the Maratha empire, majority of which was lost to Mughals during long drawn battles.

Emperor Chhatrapati Shahuji was the grandson of Great Emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji and son of Emperor Sambhaji. He was kept prisoner by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. After the death of Aurangzeb, Shahuji was released. Pilaji Jadhavrao built this fort as a safe fort for the young Shahuji and also to train the soldiers. Chhatrapati Shahu reigned the Maratha Empire from 1707 to 1749.

This photo of Zazen Spa, Fort Jadhavgadh Heritage Hotel is courtesy of TripAdvisor

The Royal rooms are now converted into a heritage hotel. There are a total of 58 rooms in this heritage hotel. These include 3 suites, 12 royal tents & 4 Neem Forest cottages, along with 39 rooms of various types. There is also an in-house museum, The Aai Museum.

How Do I Go to Fort Jadhavgadh Heritage Hotel?

Fort Jadhavgadh Heritage Hotel is at around 22 kilometers from Pune city. Mumbai is at around 180 kilometers from this magnificent fort and palace.

18 Responses

  1. I like staying in places with history and this one looks like the one I would like to try. Thanks for sharing the location.

  2. Priya Florence Shah says:

    I live in Pune and never even knew about this heritage hotel. Time to start checking out more places near my city.

  3. Anwesha Guha says:

    I have recently been to Pune and learned a lot about Maharaja Chhatrapati Shahuji. The Fort Jadhavgadh hotel sounds enticing and would love to be able to visit this place once.

  4. I’d never heard of this place before, it sounds really interesting. Maybe one day I can include it in a tour. Thanks

  5. Fort hotels are my absolute favorite for numerous reasons, main one being the architecture and you can take so many cool pictures.

  6. Emma Bragginton says:

    Sounds like there is a lot of history here. Thank you for sharing your knowledge on this location.

  7. Chris says:

    I love hotels located in buildings with such a history. They have a unique charm and ambience that cannot be bought with money.

  8. Keeping this place in mind whenever I visit. Great informative post.

  9. Blair villanueva says:

    This fort is worth visiting considering its genuine history. I wish to experience it soon when i got luck to visit India.

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