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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just back from Nanital. Stayed here for 3 days @The Naini Retreat.. 2nd week..Feb'17 Had a pleasant stay at the hotel..i had opted for half board plan.. (breakfast and, lunch OR dinner). wasnt much occupancy as this was off-peak time.. Resort was i guess just 20-30% occupied Pros: *BF and Dinner buffets are just wonderful and the service staff is...

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Ahemdabad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in naini retreat for 3 nights and was a memorable stay with family... rooms are very comfortable with a lovely view and warm hospitality. Food was very good and served well and evenings very lively with some bonfire and live music. On the whole a very enjoyable stay

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this hotel before and my recent Nainital visit steered me back to this hotel during Christmas break. The Good Parts: • The hotel is situated on a hill near the Naini Lake and provides spectacular view of the city and the lake. • Rooms are clean and well ventilated and offer good comfort. Rooms have wooden...

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gandhdham
Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel was good, though the breakfast was not impressive. also please take only garden view rooms, the superior rooms has no view and can b boring. they also had a drop to the mall, which was a great help for the tourist to visit the lake. the place does not have must to visit and very poor infra by...

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel after many positive reviews and through word of mouth publicity but found this hotel poor and cheap in quality. Hotel is claiming itself 5 star but facilities they are providing not more than 3 star. one example can be after 2 bottle of bottled water, they will provide you RO water if demanded. buffet dinner and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always enjoyed my stay here. Some points for you guys 1. It is quite a distance compared to other hotels. You need time to get here 2. Food is a Bit pricy 3. No stay for Driver provided 4. One of the best views in nainitaal from here In a nutshell it's worth staying here provided you pack...

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Mehtaa, Resort Manager at The Naini Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Greetings from The Naini Retreat ( Nainital ) , A Unit of Leisure Hotels Ltd! At the outset we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at on your recent trip to Uttarakhand. We appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to write to us. I have shared your great words...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a standard room with breakfast. Travelled on 26 Jan long weekend. Pros- The property is well maintained and has breathtaking views of the valley. The room was small but clean and had running hot water, WIFI etc. The breakfast buffet was totally worth waking up for. Lavish spread of multi cuisine dishes was a great start to the...

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Dear Guest , Greetings from The Naini Retreat ( Nainital ) , A Unit of Leisure Hotels Ltd! At the outset we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at on your recent trip to Uttarakhand. We appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to write to us. I have shared your great words...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Naini Retreat is a perfect place to stay when you are visiting Nainital. This is a heritage hotel and has everything what you can possibly desire on your vacation. I stayed here for 2 nights with my family and would be happy to recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to stay in peace and get spoilt with luxury...

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Dear Guest , Greetings from The Naini Retreat ( Nainital ) , A Unit of Leisure Hotels Ltd! At the outset we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at on your recent trip to Uttarakhand. We appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to write to us. I have shared your great words...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing stay in Naini Retreat.We stayed in the duplex room with its window looking out over the central courtyard/garden which was beautifully decorated with a fountain. The rooms are cozy and wooden furnished.The property has an old world charm and is very beatiful.It offers a beatiful view of the lake from the property. However one cannot get any...

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Dear Guest , Greetings from The Naini Retreat ( Nainital ) , A Unit of Leisure Hotels Ltd! At the outset we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at on your recent trip to Uttarakhand. We appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to write to us. I have shared your great words...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good things- Free shuttle to and from Mall Road, Excellent food, Dinner with live music, great service - any of the staff member is ready to help on almost everything. Not so good things- It is located around 2-3 kms away from mall road.

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Dear Guest , Greetings from The Naini Retreat ( Nainital ) , A Unit of Leisure Hotels Ltd! At the outset we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at on your recent trip to Uttarakhand. We appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to write to us. I have shared your great words...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wrapped in quiet Himalayas, Nainital is one of India's most elite hill stations. Once the residence of Maharaja of Pilibhit, The Naini Retreat, one of the finest hotels in Nainital, has a majestic building exuding an Old World Charm that houses the most modern luxuries one could ask for. The hotel is one of the finest hotels in Nainital. Furnished with all the modern day amenities, the Hotel blends the world of hospitality with exceptional services for each of its guests. ... more   less 

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Address: Ayarpatta Slopes, | Mallital,, Nainital 263001, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Price Range: $111 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Naini Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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“only choose garden rooms”
 of 5 bubbles vp66, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“avoid this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mohit9850, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the simplest room as you are not going to stay inside much and there is not much difference in rooms except suites.”
 of 5 bubbles Shrutika_Garg, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They provide free shuttle to mall road.”
 of 5 bubbles Sumitxxx7, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for Hill View Room”
 of 5 bubbles ersumit07, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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