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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Super amazing staff, serene location, delicious food, lots of activities, clean rooms - Its the complete package you can ask for. We were 3 adults and 1 child (2years). None of us was bored even for a bit. We spent 2 nights at the resort and we had time of our life. Staff was super cooperative, especial thanks to the...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I happened to come across Bull’s retreat online. After making bookings online for 2 nights and hiring an Innova, I was all set to have Holi weekend in Rishikesh with my family i.e. wife and two kids. I had booked a super deluxe room (which could accommodate 2 extra beds - although it becomes a little cramped). Upon arrival we...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of the most relaxing vacation I have had. The hotel offered exactly what I was looking for. From being away from the hustle bustle to being surrounded by the lush green forest, it had everything. I want to thank the hotel staff for making our stay comfortable and relaxing. The food was delicious and the staff was hospitable. If...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and had the most memorable stay. Away from city hustle bustle it's truly one place you can relax and enjoy nature like never before. Rooms are spacious enough and cozy Lots of activities for kids and adults to enjoy together. 10 min walk to riverside and most amazing tasting food to make one feel at...

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Thank Ankur J
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for the Oberoi, forget it. This is a place for people interested in the outdoors: the rooms are clean and of good standard, but hardly impressive or beautiful. So why come here? Three reasons: 1. The environment. Bull's retreat is located on a flat piece of land, nestled amongst the Himalayan hills. There are lounge chairs,...

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Thank Josh F
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are the nicest people you will find anywhere! Whatever you want, they will sort it for you. The rooms are basic but really have everything you need. The gardens are beautiful and peaceful and there is a lovely short walk down to the Ganges and a lovely beach. They organise rafting trips, treks in the Himalayas zip line across...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit 1st time by recommendation of our family friends , great place to be, a bit expensive but pocket friendly too. Love the atmosphere and kids activities like rock climbing, trampoline,flying fox & hammock.

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Thank sunny d
New Delhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed thr for 2 days.. my priority was some activities for my kid. This resort scored full points on activites.. they have something for everyone. Staff is super supportive, rooms are clean and cosy.. food is nice.. Nearby river bank.. just 10 mins rocky walk.. is very scenic. Special thanks for Mr. Harshit to make stay memorable.

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Mortsel, Belgium
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I ended up at Bull's Retreat by chance, where I was welcomed as family. I was offered breakfast and lunch. They helped me find cheap accomodation (being a backpacker with a supertight bydget) and even arranged transport into the city for me. The retreat itself looks amazing. Surrounded by green, they have their own climbing wall, basketball court, trampoline, badminton...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Thanks for Excellent Hospitality. It was nice 2 Nights stay , with River Flowing close to the location. This is like a peaceful place to just relax and enjoy. Worth Visiting again and again. Best place to stay in Rishikesh.

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bull's Retreat (Originally Aaranyya by the Ganges) is named after its mentor Col. Narinder 'Bull' Kumar, one of India's most celebrated mountain climbers. The resort welcomes adventurers and pilgrims alike. Nestled amidst a lush forest and landscaped gardens on the Badrinath yatra route, it's just a 30 min drive from Rishikesh. Rafting and trekking for the adventurous, or yoga and mediation on the beach by the Ganga river just a 10 minute walk away, for the introspective - take your pick. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bull's Retreat

Address: Shivpuri Village Opp Petrol Pump | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Shivpuri, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh > Shivpuri
Price Range: $65 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bull's Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Cottages are small in size, nicely decorated. Deluxe (Corner) rooms are large in size, ideal if you are with children.”
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“If in Shivpuri for rafting and other adventure sports, this is the place you should stay and take service from.”
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