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Kent
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here whilst on route to Sri Lanka. Hotel very clean and the hosts were lovely. It was really peaceful (yes you can give a bit of quiet in Deli). Really lovely breakfast and comfy bed. Quite a long way from airport. Would happily stay here again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is a gem. Great food and rooftop restaurant with open fire braziers to to take the chill off if cold. Helpful owners and excellent breakfast with rooms at a high standard. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived here for Diwali and were welcomed by all the staff and the owners. Our room was basic but comfortable and clean and had everything we need. It was quiet. Lovely tea and banana bread on arrival which was very welcome after a long flight. We stayed two nights. We particularly enjoyed the food served on the roof top...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant Hotel with freindly staff that are most helpful and the food in the evening was good and the laundry sevice was excellant The Hotel needs a make over to bring it up to standard the whole place is tired The Hotel was booked for me by Audley travel and should have been a better standard to...

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Arun k, Owner at Colonel's Retreat, responded to this review

We do have a great deal of original art and lots of photographs of different parts of our incredible city . I am really sorry you cut your knee when you hit the bed - my apologies. We try and keep things fairly spick and span and i am sorry you felt some aspects needed a make over - we...

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great location for the airport and Taj Mahal. However it is very residential. There are no local restaurants or shops near by / there is no information at the retreat if there are. There was no mention of a 2% extra charge to the bill (with a debit card). The bedrooms are off the communal area so it can...

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Arun k, Owner at Colonel's Retreat, responded to this review

We are in a Residential and quiet area which can be a terrific plus in a busy city of 18 million . Yet we are central and close to many of Delhi's wonderful historical monuments. We have an excellent market, a 5 minute walk away. This is a non tourist market with several top end restaurants which are frequented by...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colonel's Retreat was a nice place to settle down after our long travel from Melbourne to Delhi. We had beautiful beds, with a western toilet and working shower, which we didn't have in all of our hotels in India. The rooftop bar serves alcohol, and very nice Indian meals if you tell them 40m in advance which is fine. The...

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London
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This characterful hotel offers comfortable beds, good showers and clean rooms - everything you could want for a base to explore the city. We had a great breakfast sitting on the rooftop restaurant in the early morning sun and an enjoyable dinner that evening. The food was fresh, tasty - and hot ! We ate at 7pm when it was...

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Hua Hin, Thailand
Reviewed 13 December 2016

As the colonel told us...the villa was a former Embassy before it was remodeled with loving care into a HomeStay. It is a multi floor dwelling with elevator. Each floor has its own well decorated sitting room. Service was super, the staff English speaking and caring. Breakfast is served on the roof in a cute setting. In the winter bring...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Our first two nights over Dewali time were enjoyable. Staff very friendly and evening meal served on a pretty roof patio was fine and the place bustling. Service was good. Our second visit a month later at beginning of December was very different. We wanted lunch after our flight in. Our agent phoned well ahead of time to confirm this...

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Arun k, Owner at Colonel's Retreat, responded to this review

Hi, i am terribly sorry you got cold food and cold vibes from a staff member. My apologies. Usually , we pride ourselves in our staff being excellent and a large number of guest reviews refer to this. Obviously this was not true in your case. I assure you this was an aberration and is not the norm as you...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We've stayed twice at this bed-and-breakfast and recommend it to our friends who go to Delhi. Quiet neighborhood but close to a major artery to get around. Relaxed and friendly family atmosphere. Great food with a view on the roof terrace. Wonderful laundry service that turns around your clothes in just over half a day. Met the Colonel and his...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great favorite with business travelers and overseas tourists alike, offering a truly comfortable, elegant place to stay. Colonel's Retreat has been lovingly created by people who are frequent global travelers themselves and who take pride in maintaining the highest world-class standards of hospitality. All rooms are air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, refrigerator, free wi-fi, electronic safe. Attached baths, with hot and cold running water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonel's Retreat

Address: D-418, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024, India
Region: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Price Range: ₹ 1,974 - ₹ 6,672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colonel's Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Avoid the cramped twin bed room on the 4th floor directly off a T.V. lounge and next to a kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Mary-marcE, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room not on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles MalcolmSu, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quite small but adequate”
 of 5 bubbles Jill060, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the second floor and quiet despite overlooking the road.”
 of 5 bubbles fransparkes, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I've said this is a budget hotel but it's not 'cheap'.”
 of 5 bubbles Tiggerlives, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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