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Oak Tree Hill, Nata Dol 263625 India
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 23/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


Located in the lap of hills and surrounded by fruit orchards, our two cottages are the ideal place to relax. This is a luxury homestay with a difference. There is a 18-hole mini-golf course too. Take a walk down the picturesque countryside or just wander around on the stepped-orchards. With a view of the majestic Himalayas, breathe in the fresh air and rejuvenate your body and soul. Each cottage consists of multiple rooms and is given out as a whole. The meals are prepared using high-quality ingredients, mostly organic and sourced locally. The delicious meals are served in a designated outdoor dining area. The area is surrounded by fruit orchards and is close to a dense forest. Enjoy a relaxing vacation with your family or friends when you stay at Maini's Hill Cottages.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Mini golf
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Car hire
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Taxi service
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Sun deck
First aid kit
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Dining area
Extra long beds
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Hindi, Ukrainian
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995sangeetab wrote a review Apr 2022
1 contribution2 helpful votes
It’s was an awesome stay at the cottage. Hospitality of Dr Maini is worth praise. Pawan and Vikki took good care of us. Vikki even obliged us with his beautiful songs. Met Akash ji who spread cheerfulness in one and all. All three generations our mother, us and our kids were well taken care of. I have never seen my mother so happy in my life. Cleanliness, beauty of nature, excellent food and so many more gestures are worth praise. We met Dr Maini as our host and feel he is a part of extended family now. Such lovely memories made here are worth treasure for our lives. Thanks from the bottom of my heart
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Shivam Maini, Owner at Maini's Hill Cottages
Responded 4 weeks ago
It was lovely meeting you and your family. We did have a great time. Enjoyed hosting you. Thanks for the review. This boosts our morale.
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Shelly J wrote a review Jan 2022
3 contributions
10/10 holiday for the following reasons: 1. Outstanding location with a view of the majestic mountains 2. Excellent hospitality 3. Fantastically furnished 4. Mini golf course on the property all to yourselves 5. Zero contact with others as you are the only occupants of the cottage, and have the property to yourselves 6. Fully functional covered fireplace 7. Birds all around 8. Local tourist attractions nearby 9. Local market close by 10. A nature lover, and avid photographer as the owner and host of the property who ensures the comfort of his guests.
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Shivam Maini, Owner at Maini's Hill Cottages
Responded 8 Jan 2022
Thank you. It was great hosting you all.
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Sheetal D wrote a review Jan 2022
1 contribution
We visited the cottage , on 29 th dec 21, there are so many Colors to this beautiful place that 200 words are less ! Firstly the cottage is beautifully built with a fireplace , clean with all the required amenities, since the pandemic was still going on , we had least interaction with any of the management staff which was good .Secondly , if u truly want to connect with nature and urself , the forest trail , the beautiful sunsets n sunrises seen over the breathtaking mountain peaks was a once in a life time sight …. Thirdly the cuisine n dining was unique and awesome , nothing was on a repeat , absolutely delicious, a platter of variety was displayed even at -5 degrees! The home made apricot jelly should never be missed ! The cottage has a mini golf ⛳️, if Ud like to try any of your golf skills ! Lastly Dr Maini will make sure .. that whatever ur needs are …that will be provided so that ur holiday is just perfect ! We loved the place the company the serenity .. can’t wait to be back during summers …
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
Response from Shivam Maini, Owner at Maini's Hill Cottages
Responded 5 Jan 2022
Thank you. It was lovely hosting you all. Next time, we will provide you with even more of our jams and chutneys.
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CBhattacharya wrote a review Nov 2021
Kanpur, India10 contributions
There are many possible stays in a visit - some offer a great menu, some great views while some grand comforts. Maini's Hill Cottage ideally mixes all of them. We planned a short stay here in the month of November to rush away from the dean & bustles of Kanpur during Dewali. After 11 hour-long drive, we reached the place in the afternoon of 4th November. The first thing that happened was a call from Dr. Maini, 'Have you reached Haldwani?' The answer generated an explanation that since we missed the lunch during the travel, a perfect afternoon meal is being prepared for us! Such a lovely concern. When we reached the cottage, Dr. Maini was immediately in action arranging our stay and giving a brief introduction to organic farming. That various plants can live together in wonderful harmony was a great lesson for us - human beings - why can't we follow the suit! As the time progressed towards an evening bonfire we came to know about each other's philosophy, life, and culture, understanding there's a possibility of a great friendship. The next day we left for a visit to an unknown stream known to Dr. Maini. The genteel stream with the lovely tender waves jumping over the rocks created the milieu. We started exploring the stones of a varied range of shape, size, and color and realized at that moment that we have a perfect match of wavelength. The last day was of perfect leisure meeting some more friends of the hills whom Dr. Maini invited to join with us. It was a great evening together. The time passed by. We are back in the flatlands of Kanpur. Yet, often we dream of the snowy peaks and the warm friendship of Dr. Maini. Wish we could meet each other every day on the turn of the road and exchange the treasures of life!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Shivam Maini, Owner at Maini's Hill Cottages
Responded 8 Nov 2021
It was wonderful meeting you all and spending some time together. The conversations we had were enlightening. Thanks for the review. Look forward to your next visit.
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Vaibhav B wrote a review Aug 2021
8 contributions
We visited Natadol, Maini's Cottages after due diligence with the owner, found it same as photos and descriptions on his website. Beautiful, serene, calm, laidback hamlet of Natadol and Dr. Maini's cottages reminded us of old world RAJ era charm with ultra-modern amenities we are so accustomed to. There are 2 cottages on the property, both identical with great views of the Himalayas, both cottages have one master bedroom and two 1st floor rooms, total 3 double rooms, a functional kitchen and sitting area with heating(hearth). Car parking is available, safe and inside the compound. We were pleasantly surprised to find no TV and felt great being away from the hub-bub of city life. Dr. Maini himself has metamorphosed into an avid nature/ wildlife aficionado. He has vast knowledge of the local flora and fauna which we experienced first hand on the many nature walks/ Treks we took along with him. The property itself is vast and dotted with apple, Pear, Apricot orchards along with various herbs. The owner is kind enough to let us/ children pluck fruits directly and eat to hearts content. Apart from the various juicy fruits, i must congratulate Dr. Maini on his personal culinary skills which i experienced first hand, delicious, lip-smacking food served piping hot at the Gazebo near the open kitchen. Best part is you can order what you like, when you like, no holdups of any sort. The Mini-golf couse is possibly the only one in Uttrakhad private property, we were lucky enough to have a few sunny days during the rainy season in August to have a go at the 18 HOLE course. Wow, what an experience. Even without TV and dotty cellular network, we, adults and the kids had no problem in keeping ourselves busy with the limitless collection of books, comics, indoor games (phew!) what an exhaustive collection and of Couse just sitting out on the beautiful deck outside the cottage and looking at stars or just...looking far away at the horizon. Al in all, concluding, Maini's Hill Cottages are a great Luxury homestay for someone in love with the outdoors and wishes to be left completely alone for a few days.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Room Tip: Both Cottages provide great vies of the Himalayas, choose either
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Response from Shivam Maini, Owner at Maini's Hill Cottages
Responded 29 Aug 2021
Thanks a lot. We too enjoyed a lot. Look forward to your next visit.
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$209 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaUttarakhandAlmora DistrictNata Dol
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maini's Hill Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Maini's Hill Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Chauli Ki Jali (7.6 km), Mukteshwar Dham (8.0 km), and Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow (7.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Maini's Hill Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Maini's Hill Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a bidet.
What food & drink options are available at Maini's Hill Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Maini's Hill Cottages?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Maini's Hill Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Chandi mati, Nirvana Organic Kitchen, and Restaurant at The Birdcage.
Is Maini's Hill Cottages located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Nata Dol.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Maini's Hill Cottages?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Hindi, and Ukrainian.