About Laxmi Niwas Palace Bikaner : The Laxmi Niwas palace was built between 1902 and 1926. It was designed by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in an Indo-Saracenic style in the year 1896. It was once the residence of the King of Bikaner state, Maharaja Ganga Singh. Today it is open for everyone but as a hotel. Golden Triangle Fort & Palace P. Ltd has converted it to a luxury hotel.