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Hotel The Lotus

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cork Ireland
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The hotels in Kalka are largely one-night stop overs on the way to or from Shimla. They are what I call 1 star hotels.The room was reasonably spacious, comfortable and clean bed, overall cleanness fair to good, good AC,non-existent wifi. About 10 minutes walk from the station. Looking for a good restaurant while in Kalka, visit Shelly's, good food, great...

Thank Pat S
Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Deluxe AC room with my family in first week of November 2016. Although, we didn't use the AC as the weather was cool. The stairs were tooooo steep and although it was on the first floor, it felt as if we had to climb around two or three floors. It was a problem for my parents....

Thank Aditya G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night to catch the Shivalik Deluxe Express in the next day morning. It was good for only one night stay. We stayed in Deluxe room which was neat but very small to accomodate for three of us. Bathroom was too small though it was clean. Room boys were very much helpful. Best part was the...

1Thank Supriya C
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty good budget hotel... serves the purpose ... most important is the good customer treatment.... Hotel owner Mr Saurabh is a great guy and mark my words he and his hotel will reach great heights .... we had a new ac and a new geyser in the room ... will stay again if visited kalka. ... walking distance from station...

2Thank Jayanth528
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It was pleasant stay at The Lotus. We have to catch Toy Train to Shimla in the early morning and Kalka is a break journey. You could opt this hotel for an overnight stay. Got some decent food options nearby. Positive: Near to Railway Station (0.5 KM away) Availability of Hot Water. Negative: Steep Steps. Host: Saurabh was very helpful.

Thank Abraham L
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

What a great little hotel. I stayed here for 3 night's on my way to Shimla. It's a good place to stay for a break. I received a great deal on a deluxe room on the 2nd floor. The stairs are steep but you just need to take a bit of care. The room was good with everything I needed,...

Thank glenn1gc
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The hotel is located on the main road, close to the railway station. This is ideal for people who arrive at night in the Delhi Shatabdi and plan to catch an early morning train or car to Shimla. The manager contacted us when we were in the train and arranged for an auto pick up even after 11 pm as...

Thank Anirban S
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Decent and cheap hotel near to the railway station. It is just 200 meters or a 5 minute walk. If you have lots of bags or elderly with you, then take a cab for Rs 100 to drop you to the hotel. I was with 6 people and we booked an Innova for Rs 100. About the Hotel ---------------------------- Its...

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Siliguri, India
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stayed in this hotel for few hours-just to catch the midnight train. The hotel has very narrow stairs, small room not enough cleaned and just ok bathroom. The only pros is-the proximity to kalka staion. The food and service is sub-standard. So this can be used only for a very short stay.

Thank psc1975
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here at night to catch the early morning Kalka-shimla toy train. This is an average budget hotel. Don't expect anything great. Staircase is very steep, so it will be difficult for older people. Room was little bit dusty and toilet was average clean. It is situated very near to Kalka railway station. Owner arranged an auto for pick-up...

Thank Nithin A

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Hotel The Lotus is situated 300 Metres from Railway Station. It is the most reliable staying place for your family with the safe and secure environment for over 10 years. ... more   less 

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Address: Railway Rd | Opp Tehsil Office, Kalka 133302, India
Region: India > Haryana > Panchkula District > Kalka
Price Range: $18 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“try to take frontside room...adjacent to road”
psc1975, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“budget, near railway station”
21nithina, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Dont waste your money on high end rooms as all are almost same if you are planning to catch the early morning train to kalka”
Debarshi123, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“first floor”
Bharti0702, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best view from 2nd floor room. This is the only room on that floor.”
bhupatd2015, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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