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3 NAGAS LUANG PRABANG
Luang Prabang, Laos  

Composed of 3 UNESCO world heritage buildings, located on the main Heritage street of Luang Prabang. You can’t imagine a better location! The almsgiving with monk procession takes place in front of the hotel every morning, and all the main ...

AJIT BAWAN PALACE
Jodhpur Rajasthan  

India’s first heritage hotel. In a lush garden, an authentic Rajasthani Palace built in the 20s has been turned into a luxury hotel. The welcome is awesome and staff very attentive. The location is perfect, not too far from the main visits, but ...

ALLIANCE BOUTIQUE VILLA
Siem Reap Cambodia  

A very pleasant surprise for this confidential address in the heart of Siem Reap. More than a hotel, it is a place of culture and exchange as evidenced by its multi-cultural past. It was the small French school (with its 4 classrooms) of Siem ...

ALSISAR HAVELI
Jaipur Rajasthan  

Former town house of one of the Rajput Barons, this house was built in 1892 in the heart of the pink city of Jaipur. It was later transformed into a hotel in 1994, after being tastefully renovated to meet the standards of comfort and luxury of ...

ALSISAR MAHAL SHEKHAWATI
Alsisar Rajasthan  

In the heart of Shekhawati, a semi desert region in the center of the Bikaner-Jaipur-Dehli triangle, the magnificent palace of the Alsisar thakur transformed into a hotel to our delight. More than five centuries ago, the grandson of Maharajah ...

ANANTARA HOI AN
Hoi An Vietnam  

It is by far the most beautiful hotel in the city. The location is exceptional; on the banks of the River Thu Bon, at the gates of the historic center (accessible by bicycle or walking distance). The contemporary rooms are set around a garden and ...

ANGKOR VILLAGE HOTEL
Siem Reap Cambodia  

This hotel is built as a traditional Khmer village of monks. Its small dark wooden bungalows full of charms transport you to the heart of a village interspersed with ponds. Each bungalow has its own terrace, perfect for relaxing after a long day ...

ANGKOR VILLAGE RESORT
Siem Reap Cambodia  

Built around an enchanting tropical oasis and a unique 250 meter river-shaped swimming pool meandering throughout the resort, the Angkor Village Resort is located between the city of Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples’ World Heritage Site. The ...

ARIYASOM VILLA
Bangkok Thailand  

A perfect location (Sukhumvit soi 1), an incredible charm. The original home was built in 1942 by the grandparents of the current owner. The rest of the hotel was built in 2008 in the Thai style of the 40s and 50s. Recycled materials were used ...

CABOCHON HOTEL
Bangkok Thailand  

Consisting of an elegant facade with columns and ivory coloured windows, balconies in a neoclassical style tinged with art Deco, this small confidential address is full of charm which includes a recent four-story building, built in the French ...

DEOGARH MAHAL
Deogarh Rajasthan  

On the road between Udaipur and Jaipur lies this beautiful palace built in the 17th century and turned into hotel in 1991 by its owner today. The main courtyard has 3 elephant stables! The elephants do not live there anymore, but some days, ...

DIGGI PALACE HOTEL
Jaipur Rajasthan  

Diggi Palace is an Indian royal palace located in Jaipur, Rajasthan. It was converted into a heritage hotel in 1990, but a part is still occupied by the royal family, which also runs the hotel. What best describes this palace is, in my opinion, ...

FATEH PRAKASH PALACE
Udaipur, Rajasthan  

Located inside the City Palace, with the best view on Pichola Lake and the Lake Palace. If we have to select only one hotel in Udaipur, it would be this one! The welcome is awesome; the atmosphere is quiet compared to the tourist part of the city ...

GALLE FACE HOTEL
Colombo, Sri Lanka  

Built in 1864, Galle Face is the oldest colonial hotel in Asia. Once a Dutch house called The Galle Face House which the gentlemen of the colonial area used to meet, it was then taken over by four British investors with the idea to make it “the ...

GALLE FORT HOTEL
Galle, Sri Lanka  

It was the home of a Dutch gemstone merchant more than 300 years ago, then served as a warehouse, a barracks for the Royal Air Force, a post office, a bakery and a cricket ground. Restored with taste in 2003, this fantastic colonial mansion ...

HERITAGE SUITES
Siem Reap Cambodia  

Although recent, the Heritage combines tradition and modernity with great taste. The modern entrance hides behind a neo-colonial façade. The suites are arranged around a central patio, which leads to the swimming pool in a nice garden. Each room ...

HOTEL CONTINENTAL SAIGON
Ho Chi Minh Vietnam  

Built in 1880, The Continental is the first hotel in Vietnam and contemporary of Notre Dame Cathedral (1880), the City Post Office (1891) and the Municipal Theatre (1898). In 1878, Pierre Cazeau, a French businessman who made a fortune in ...

MANIUMPATHY
Colombo, Sri Lanka  

Maniumpathy is a stately heritage house, ideally located, for business or pleasure, right in the heart of the capital city. It has been home to five generations of a family originating in Jaffna, in the North of Sri Lanka. First built 1906, the ...

NAHARGARH RANTHAMBHORE
Ranthambhore Rajasthan  

Palace of recent construction (10 years) chalk white color, at the gates of the National Park of Ranthambhore in a relaxing environment facing the chain of the Aravali. Luxury and calm are at the rendezvous. Built like a hunting palace of ...

RAAS DEVIGARH
Delwara, Rajasthan  

Nestled in the Aravalli Hills of the Udaipur area, RAAS Devigarh, an 18th century palace, holds a commanding position over one of the three main passes into its valley. Devigarh invites visitors to experience this outstanding heritage property ...

RAAS JODHPUR
Jodhpur, Rajasthan  

In the clock tower area, one of the busiest of Jodhpur in terms of bazaar, you will find this heaven where everything is luxury, calm and tranquillity. The arrival, once you have walked through the reception, you will see it is absolutely ...

RATAN VILAS JODHPUR
Jodhpur Rajasthan  

The place may seem a bit simpler than some other palaces, but it is none the less loaded with History! You feel right at home, welcomed by the owner or his charming wife and you can even dine at their table some evenings! The rooms are spacious ...

RAWLA NARLAI
Narlai Rajasthan  

Previously a hunting lodge for Jodhpur Maharajah, perfectly located between Jodhpur and Udaipur, we felt in love with this 17th century boutique hotel, which has been carefully renovated, with a modern feel. Hidden away in a small, sleepy ...

SAIGON MORIN
Hue Vietnam  

This historic hotel has an ideal location in Hue, facing the Perfume River, just a few minutes from the citadel. A French businessman, Mr. Bogaert, who had a cement factory, built the hotel in 1901. It was quickly sold to the Morin family in ...

SALA LODGE
Siem Reap Cambodia  

This very upscale hotel is a real jewel. Composed of ancient Khmer houses that have been reassembled in this peaceful and green place. Each house was decorated in an almost monastic simplicity with a small French Touch. Opened in 2013, one has ...

SAMODE BAGH
Samod, Rajasthan  

Laid out 250 years ago, the Samode Bagh is the private garden retreat of the Samode Royal family. Designed in the classic « Char Bagh » style, complete with water channels and fountains, it is one of the oldest functional Mughal gardens of ...

SAMODE HAVELI
Jaipur, Rajasthan  

Hotels like this are the exact reason Colonialatmosphere began! In the busy city of Jaipur, in the busiest area of the walled city, in a small street you find yourself in heaven with a quiet garden, a wonderful swimming pool and an historical ...

SAMODE PALACE
Samode, Rajasthan  

Located 40 km north of Jaipur, exclusive and discreet, Samode Palace has been host to royalty, celebrities, artists, and the discerning traveller. A splendid example of regal Indo-Saracenic architecture, the Palace combines the best of Indian and ...

SAMODE SAFARI LODGE
Umaria, Madhya Pradesh  

This one is not colonial, indeed, but I guess the Maharajahs of the great old time would have loved it! Come and experience the Indian jungle in one of the few places in the world where you can still see wild Bengal tigers in their natural ...

SATRI HOUSE
Luang Prabang Laos  

Everything about this charming hotel has been thought for the guest's well being. The welcome, which is certainly a trademark in Asia, reaches its apogee here; you will be immediately led into a small living room with a fireplace, decorated with ...

SOFITEL LUANG PRABANG
Luang Prabang, Laos  

Former Governor’s residence, the main building is a century-old colonial mansion fully restored and protected by UNESCO. Deserted in 1910, then used as a political detention center after the political change of 1975 (some of the watchtowers still ...

THE FORT BAZAAR
Galle, Sri Lanka  

Former merchant’s mansion from 17th century, located in the heart of the Galle Fort UNESCO site, built around a private courtyard full of charm. It took 9 years to renovate this hidden gem, and the bet is successful, as its Colonial Atmosphere ...

THE GRAND HOTEL
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka  

The original building, a single storey bungalow, was constructed as the holiday residence of Sir Edward Barnes, the fifth Governor of Ceylon. In 1892, it was sold to the Nuwara Eliya Hotels company and a second storey was added to the building. A ...

THE ISLAND LODGE
My Tho Vietnam  

The place is recent and yet the atmosphere transports us immediately to Indochina of old time. The tasteful decoration hunted by the owners, the trunks stamped The Manufacture of Opium Saigon, even the fans. Everything contributes to the colonial ...

THE KANDY HOUSE
Kandy, Sri Lanka  

The Kandy House is a unique ancestral manor house (Walauwa) providing seclusion and serenity for its guests in a lush, tropical garden setting, close to Kandy. This amazing 200-year-old house has been built by Ratwatte Adigar, Chief Minister of ...

THE LUANG SAY RESIDENCE
Luang Prabang Laos  

We at Colonial Atmosphere give special mention to this recent hotel which is an invitation to go back in time. The place pays tribute to the explorers, botanists, ethnologists who played a fundamental role in the development of Luang Prabang and ...

THE RAJ PALACE
Jaipur, Rajasthan  

Jaipur’s oldest mansion, an unrivalled specimen of the Pink City’s character, charm and grandeur. This hotel is a journey through History, where you are treated like a Royal Family member! I could tell you about its Museum Suites with private ...

THE SAMAR VILLA & SPA RESORT
Siem Reap Cambodia  

This is a small resort composed of two villas and some rooms around a swimming pool. With very friendly staff, you feel that you belong to this big house. I had the opportunity to stay in Villa Fou Nan (located opposite to the reception, on ...

THE SIAM
Bangkok Thailand  

Opened in 2012 and located on the banks of the river in the historical Dusit district, this fabulous hotel has many attires. Its design blends elegantly the industrial Eiffel style (canopy and metallic beams), the art-deco touches and the antique ...

THE WALLAWWA
Colombo, Sri Lanka  

Once the Head Chieftan of Galle’s country residence and formerly part of the RAF’s headquarters during WW2, the Wallawwa is now a retreat for tired and weary travelers. Located 15 minutes from Colombo airport, this amazing house is the perfect ...

VICTORIA ANGKOR
Cambodge Angkor  

This hotel, although quite recent, has the charm of the colonial buildings. A delicious juice of sugar cane and coconut water will welcome you, by a stylish and discreet staff. Rooms are organized around a beautiful patio with frangipani trees ...

VILLA MALY
Luang Prabang, Laos  

Built in 1938, this house was a private residence of the local nobility (Prince Khamtan, Princess Khampieng and their children) before being transformed into a boutique hotel. The Art Deco style prevails, with an elegant mix of French and English ...

VILLA MAYDOU
Luang Prabang Laos  

More than a villa, it is a small village made up of 2 historic houses dating from 1925 and 1936, classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO and 3 houses built recently but respecting traditional architecture and materials. Centrally located around ...

VILLA SONG SAIGON
Ho Chi Minh Vietnam  

Special mention goes to this boutique hotel built recently in a colonial style. Situated away from the hectic centre of Saigon, in a residential district on a river (District 2), the place is peaceful. The decor is neat; with an elegant mix of ...

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