About Us

1st Gate Home-Fusion is a joint vision of desert hospitality created by Federica Melchioretto and Manoj Purohit.
Their dream was to combine the best italian design with the materials and traditional hospitality of Rajasthan.


She says that she did not choose Jaisalmer,rather the city and Karma chose her learn what was missing in her life. Even a brave woman sometimes needs a little serendipity and craziness to take on a new challenge, especially in a new country.



Manoj is a native of Jaisalmer and always dreamed of doing something special to improve the experience of visitors to his wonderful hometown. His background in engineering combined with Federica's in the hospitality industry allowed them to create a singularborn in this part of the world but always looking hospitality with European leves of comfort.


Illustrated in the decor of the hotel whih combines italian minimalism with Indian materials as well as in the rooftop restaurant that feature Indian dishes alongside authentic Italian ones.