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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long journey of about 10hrs, from Delhi, we(family of 3) reached "Colonel's Cottage". Mrs.Anita, the owner of the property was in touch with us, to guide us about the route, since this property is slightly away from mainstream Mukteshwar. Our entire tiredness was taken over by awe and joy, the moment we reached the property. The view is...

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mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My trip to Uttarakhand started with Binsar, then Munsiyari, Chakori, Ranikhet and ended at Mukteshwar. A family friend suggested that I stay at Colonels Cottage and I am so glad I agreed with their advice. It was such a beautiful experience. I stayed there for 3 nights. After spending 10 days all over the Kumaon region, this place felt like...

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Thank bansuribharadwaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the best place to getaway from the busy city life. It's a beautiful Cottage located in the lap of the nature. The view from the cottage is mesmerising. . Specially the sunrise. Also the staff is so warm and genuinely welcoming and they take care of you as a family. The food is delicious and everything is organic. I...

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Thank Fatima_kulsum
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We the Basu's went there on 26th of Dec,16 to spent some time but who knows the time would become our dream time spent. Hospitality was on top, Their staff's are always available to provide you the best services for which you are always lacking for.Their cooks are ready to provide you delicious food. It will be a great mistake...

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Thank arnab762016
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Great hospitality. i felt reality of peaceful nature ever. had a great time. and i m waiting to go there again. really lovely mountain view and morning sunrises is really awesome. i can't forget this place, never.

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1Thank _mkeshrana
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I visited Mukteshwar with my family in Oct 2016 and we stayed at Colonels Cottage run by Col. Anita Mishra. I really liked the stay. The room was comfortable and tastefully done up. The food was good. Most of all, the staff was great and they really looked after us during our stay. I highly recommend this place.

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1Thank Mankiran D
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went there during October,and we got good Himalayan view in Mukteshwar. We stayed at Colonel's Cottage. Its a perfect place to stay. Hygiene,Good and Delicious Food(like home made)and courteous care taker makes your holiday perfect. We had a great time with Mrs. Anita in evening. In morning the rays of sun falling in the valley -the view is amazing....

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1Thank shubhrabanerjee
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We spent the Independence Day weekend with friends. Clean and comfortable rooms with balcony overlooking the valley. The food is excellent and taste like home made. If you want get away from Delhi, ideal place for a weekend among nature. Being Independence Day the local school children did prabhat peri singing songs, this we miss in city life.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Colonel's Cottage is the perfect place for a quick weekend getaway from Delhi. Unlike some of the other more sterile or expensive estates or hotels you can find in the area, Colonel's Cottage has a very homey, welcoming feeling. My friend and I booked accommodation at Colonel's Cottage last minute for Independence Day and were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful...

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1Thank Meghan O
thecolonelscottage, Owner at The Colonel's Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Meghan. We are really, really happy that you enjoyed our hospitality. It was great having you here. We would only be too happy to host you again, in the future.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Had a great time here last weekend. We reserved just a few days before after struggling to find a hill station that would be quaint, outdoorsy, and not too rainy during monsoon season! We were so happy to be the only foreign tourists we saw in Mukteshwar! Anita and her husband were wonderfully welcoming and accommodating: room was great and...

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thecolonelscottage, Owner at The Colonel's Cottage, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you guys! We are happy you had a wonderful time at our accommodation. You would be glad to know we are working on improving the water pressure. Looking foward to see you at our property again!

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While affording homely comforts like an ante-room attached to the main living space, carpeted flooring, electric blanket, hot-air blower, a well-appointed bathroom, a long balcony giving you an excellent view of the valley, ‘TheColonel’s Cottage’ has a lot of open space for you to bask in the bright sun, and in turn enjoy sitting around a bonfire in the late evening.A place that must be on the top of the list of the tourists to Mukteshwar is the location where the great Bard Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore spent a considerable time writing Geetanjali that bagged the Nobel Prize for literature. The place is just 12 km from The Colonel's Cottage, and it will be our pleasure and pride to take you down to visit the 'Writers' Bungalow', as it is called. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colonel's Cottage

Address: | Village Gajar, Mukteshwar 263 136, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Mukteshwar
Price Range: ₹ 1,634 - ₹ 4,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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The Colonel's Cottage Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand
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