The property marks Group’s fourth launch in Rajasthan, and sixth in India
Brij Hotels, a curated collection of bespoke properties offering immersive stays at unmatched locations, announce the opening of the Brij Gaj Kesri in Bikaner. This is the group’s fourth hotel in Rajasthan, and sixth across India.
Brij Gaj Kesri, Bikaner is a modern-day manor house that spans 16 acres. The property, set in red sandstone, plays testament to the legendary Marwari patronage of art and architecture, and displays a curated collection of priceless artefacts and artworks throughout its expansive interiors. The hotel design reflects a harmonious amalgamation of European and Rajasthani influences, marrying understated elegance with touches of royalty.
An oasis in the arid locales of Bikaner, Brij Gaj Kesri is surrounded by a pleasant green cover with gardens of Neem, Khejri, Peepul, Sheesham trees etc. that are a sanctuary for birds like Jungle Babblers, Bulbuls, Lapwings, Woodpeckers, and more. The property offers 40 spacious rooms, ‘Polki’ a vegetarian restaurant, multiple lounging areas with relaxed seating, a library, spa, outdoor pool, unique dining spaces and multiple venues to host social celebrations as well as MICE events with capacities ranging from 30 to 1500 guests at a time. It is Ideal for destination weddings with the entire property takeover that will ensure each day of celebration is uniquely turned into memory of a lifetime.
Commenting on the launch, Udit Kumar, Co-founder, Brij Hotels said, ‘We are excited to announce that Brij Gaj Kesri, Bikaner is now open, and we are welcoming guests at this new addition to our growing portfolio. Bikaner as a destination has a rich history and culture where guests can choose to indulge in varied immersive experiences. Acquainting them with the food, arts, culture and places of historic significance in this beautiful city. This unique property fills the space in the Brij Hotels for large events since we anticipate a demand for MICE travel and year-round social events for 2023. Brij Gaj Kesri, offering so many venues and capacity options, is perfect to host these celebrations and events with great grandeur.’
Located on the edge of the Thar desert, Bikaner is a popular destination with travelers visiting Rajasthan. The royal city was founded by Rao Bika, the youngest son of Rao Jodha (founder of Jodhpur) in 1488. Today, Bikaner is the fourth largest city in the state offering an unmatched insight into the lifestyle of the royalties. Known for its sand dunes, forts and palaces. It is home to the
famous spicy Bhujiya and the spice market. Bikaner has the famous camel farm and hosts an annual camel festival. The by lanes and bazaars of Bikaner are treasure troves of local art and craft like carpet weaving, miniature paintings and Carvings, and ornamental stonework.
Brij Hotels continue its vision of developing experiential hotels at unique destinations that offer responsible luxury while being sustainable. The Group offers a lineup of hyperlocal experiences at Brij Gaj Kesri. From authentic regional flavours served in a private setting under the stars to foodie discoveries in the city, from desert escapades to sundowners on the dunes. From exploring the local markets to dance, music and folklore, this destination will allure your senses. Brij Gaj Kesri brings alive the true essence of Bikaner for guests to take back with them.
Bikaner is well connected to all major cities of India through roads and railways. There is a daily flight to and from New Delhi. Key distances include Jaipur – 350 Kms; Jodhpur – 250 Kms, and Delhi – 500 Kms.