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icebeards Wild Flower Retreat

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The noun "retreat" means a place you can go to be alone, to get away from it all. Wild Flower Retreat in Borong, South Sikkim situated in the Silent Valley of Maenam Sanctuary offers you your personal time with the Himalayas. Surrounded by forests and mountains, the resort comprises of rooms and log cottages fusing rustic elements with contemporary design. True to its name, all the units and cottages are within a 2 acre wild flower garden. Snow peaks like Siniolchu, Pandim and Narsing stand as sentinels of the horizon. The resort offers an excellent vantage point for watching rare birds including the Striped Throated Yuhinas, Streak-Throated Barwings, Loten's sunbirds, Rufous-gorgeted Flycatchers, Scimiter Babblers and Laughing thrushes. About 130 kilometres from the nearest airport Bagdogra and nearest railhead at Siliguri, Borong is well connected by road. Our inhouse restaurant serves fresh food made to order. If you love a quiet, peaceful vacation in the mountains, visit us.
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I wish I could rate the place on 100. One of the most lovely place one could visit on Honeymoon.A perfect place to relax,spend time with your loved one & refresh your mind & Soul. Food 10/10 Service 10/10 (Navin-you made us feel like home) Location 10/10 Rooms (cottages) 8/10
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Beautiful destination. Natural beauty. Wonderful food and staff behave. Rooms are good and cleaned. Just wonderful experience. All arrangement are fine. Special attractions camp fire and roasted chicken.
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Response from Icebeards_WildFlower, Director of Sales at icebeards Wild Flower Retreat
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. We are really energized by your positive comments and will try to do better. Please visit us again.
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Very good place to stay. Mr Dhananjay there helped us in every possible manner. Food tasted awesome. There barbq was special. Chelo kabab is there main special menu. Its very peace out there. Awesome view
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Response from Icebeards_WildFlower, Director of Sales at icebeards Wild Flower Retreat
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your review filled with appreciation for our services and food quality. Our team works very hard to provide you with a memorable vacation. We are really happy to know that their efforts are successful and feel encouraged with your feedback.
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Excellent place to enjoy nature, Mount Narsing almost towering right beside the property, the Manager Mr.Navin is a perfect honest gentleman and one of the best Managers one can think of, rooms were great and cozy, all staffs are ever smiling and helpful, the only problem we
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Response from Icebeards_WildFlower, Director of Sales at icebeards Wild Flower Retreat
Responded 17 Jan 2019
Thank you for a very encouraging review. We try hard to make each of our guests experience a memorable stay at this remote location. And when you mentioned that all in your team aged from 8 to 80 were happy, we feel our job was done right. There are still ways to improve. We are installing some gas powered geysers centrally so that we can supply hot water on demand quickly during power cuts. Note that we have generator backups and invertors, but those are not enough to run high wattage geysers. We sincerely hope you visit us again and take back some more great memories.
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Borong is a very small village near Ravangla near about 10km. So calm and quiet you can even hear your own breath... The resort is simple with awesome views.. You can't expect luxury here but it's a perfect gateway from for tiring city life.
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Response from Icebeards_WildFlower, Director of Sales at icebeards Wild Flower Retreat
Responded 5 Jan 2019
Thank you for your rating and review. Please visit us again.
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Yes you can do Ravangla and Namchi definitely. Share taxis are uncertain to be very honest.
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"Cottages are good for young couples, rooms on top floor are better for elderly persons since they have easy access from road-head"
"Cottages have space but rooms in the main hotel are tiny"
"Ask for Kanchenjunga view rooms or cottages"
"Reach by daytime to hear the birds chirping."
"all the cottages are excellent. Please try to stay @ cottages."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 18 - US$ 37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaSikkimSouth SikkimRavangla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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