Design Hotels Adds India Property

RAJASTHAN RAAS, INDIA—Design Hotels added another unique property to its portfolio: Raas, a 300-year-old mansion situated in Jodhpur.

Local brothers Nikhilendra and Dhananajaya Singh restored the heritage buildings, creating what is being called the first and only luxury hotel within an Indian walled city.

The 39-room hotel comprises three restored 18th century buildings that are combined with four new buildings which have been designed by Delhi-based architect Ambrish Arora and Rajiv Majumdar.