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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I am very grateful that I was able to stay in Ananda for 4 nights on a "work conference" My stay was next level! It was unreal, I have never been in such a lush environment before. The treatments were relaxing, yoga was rejuvenating , the food was unreal, and the staff were all extremly attentive with a fine level...

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Nikhil K, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Mumbai
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Awesome....nothing less would describe my experience at Ananda. Nested in the verdant hills of the lower Himalayas, it is haven of peace and tranquility. One can come here just to relax, for an Ayurveda detox or spiritual exploration. The property stands in the grounds of the old palace of Narendranagar and is surrounded by impeccably kept gardens. Besides the guest...

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you very much for staying with us at Ananda and for reviewing your experience. We are very happy to hear that we were able to give you a great experience and look forward to the pleasure of being of service to you again. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Kolkata, India
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ananda's guest list is not made only of the high and mighty of the land and beyond,but includes all who go there to get recharged- and Ananda's track record shows that it has never failed anyone from getting re vitalised and rejuvenated !!

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went there in the month of March 16 for a three day conference. The staff are very helpful and courteous and go out of their way to assist you. The resort is very serene and beautiful. The massages are a must try....they have multiple activities planned through out the day to ensure that you feel peacful overall...mind ..body and soul!!...

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon on one of our wellness experiences. We have noted your comment regarding the food and would like to assure you that our chefs are always happy...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ananda is a great place for all types of getaways. Whether you require a treatment or just to get away from the hustle of city life. There are no words which can describe the experience, hospitality & the peaceful surrounding ambiance. The hotel also arranged an exclusive tour of the Ganga Aarti in the evening along with other trekking tours....

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you so much for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy the peace and tranquility. We look forward to the opportunity to be of service to you again. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

if you're looking for heavenly peace and tranquility to get body and soul restored to semblance of health and balance then ananda in the Himalayas is the perfect place. Provides 5* yoga and meditation in the most enchanting peaceful setting away from cares of world with luxury and style. The friendliest and most professional team guarantee the most memorable stay....

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you during your visit. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a three day break to this charming spa in the foothills of the Himalayas and came back rejuvenated and refreshed. Conveniently located, less than an hours drive from the Dehradun airport, the hotel offers many splendoured things- sprawling gardens where one can walk, bask in the sun or just lounge treatments, an exotic spa with both ayurvedic and...

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay especially the Spa, the Yoga and the Vedanta. We are also very happy to hear that our team was able to serve you food as per your preference. We look forward to welcoming you...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Went with our product company and had a fantastic time. This place is a stark contrast to the journey we took to get there. Sitting outside in the restaurant is like being up above in the heavens. Magic

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Mumbai
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A Beautiful serene Spa in a forest of 106 Acres.. Excellent restaurant with superb service. Most personal attention by the Chefs balances the limited items on the menu. I must thank Chef Sandeep & Chef Arun Kala who go out of their ways to cater to your special dietary requirements.All the boys in the restaurant look after you so well....

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet with you while you were here. We are very happy to hear that you had another enjoyable visit to Ananda and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were at Ananda in the 1st week of September . We had taken a 4 day detox starter package. It consisted of yoga, massages, treatments, all meals and doctors consultations. The place is beautiful and the staff is very friendly and hospitable. The therapists are all very professional and the treatments were satisfactory. The Vedanta talks...

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our facilities and services met with your expectations. Look forward to welcoming you back to Ananda soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ananda in the Himalayas is an award winning luxury destination spa located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the birthplace of India's ancient arts of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. Dedicated to restoring balance and harmonizing energy through a holistic approach, Ananda incorporates the healing principles of the East and the West with a specific focus on Ayurveda and Yoga, along with contemporary International spa experiences. Set amongst 100 acres of virgin forest and opened in September 2000, Ananda in the Himalayas is built around a Maharaja's palace estate and located 260 kilometres north of New Delhi. The resort features a restored Viceroy's Palace, world-class Spa, 70 deluxe rooms, 5 suites and 3 villas. Two of these villas are 2 bedroom villas and one is a single bedroom villa, with breathtaking views of the Ganges River and the mountainside. With the highest standards of service, luxurious accommodations, innovative dining and breathtaking mountain views, Ananda is an internationally recognised oasis offering an enriching experience designed to restore, renew and revitalise. Ananda signature wellness programs include Detox, Ayurvedic Rejuvenation, Weight Management, Stress Management, Yogic Detox, Ananda Yoga, Ananda Renew and Ananda Active. Getaway Spa packages starting at 2 or 3 nights are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ananda in the Himalayas

Address: The Palace Estate, | Tehri - Garhwal,, Narendranagar 249175, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Narendranagar
Price Range: ₹ 42,562 - ₹ 61,524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ananda in the Himalayas 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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