Sattal Forest Resort

Sattal Forest Resort

10, Surya Gaon Sattal Lake Bhimtal, Distt Nainital. Uttarakhand, Sattal 122002 India
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4.7 of 5 bubbles
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Sattal Forest Resort is a boutique Resort overlooking the beautiful Sattal Lakes and surrounded by thick Pine and Oak Forest. The Resort has 12 rooms all with lake view and private balcony /terraces to enjoy the views. The Resort offers Cottages for long stay/family booking.
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Property amenities
Complimentary welcome drink
Badminton
Bicycles available
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Taxi service
Foot massage
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor dining area
Boating
Hiking
Billiards
Darts
Fishing
Karaoke
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Head massage
Massage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Washing machine
Ironing service
Room features
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
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vibag wrote a review Aug 2022
New Delhi, India4 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel's Favourite
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We have stayed on two different occasions at this property; once in peak summers and the other in biting cold of December and the hospitality and staff have been top class!!! the owners take a personal interest in the upkeep of the property and the safety and comfort of their guests and this makes a difference to the experience.

Will highly recommend the property for its location, the quality of the experience and the awesome food....among the best food experiences I have had in my stay in hotels in India.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Usha Upender, Owner at Sattal Forest Resort
Responded 13 Sept 2022
Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words which are very motivating for our entire team. Your repeat visit is our biggest reward. We constantly aim at offering stays with us as a second home to our guests and welcome our repeat guests as family. For many guests, Sattal Forest Resort is their regular winter and summer getaway, and short breaks in between. Just like for us, the beauty of the place keeps you mesmerized. Hope to see you again very soon.
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Rachit K wrote a review Aug 2021
New Delhi, India5 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
While planning a trip for my entire family (including 3 kids), I was particularly interested in booking an independent cottage for our stay where we could be away from a crowded environment. That’s when I chanced upon the Sattal Forest resort.
Usha Maam (who happens to be the owner) is an absolutely delight to talk to. She made sure all my questions regarding accommodation, safety protocols, Food arrangements, Pre-travel COVID tests were answered well in advance and to my satisfaction.

I can say without a doubt that the Sattal Forest resort has the best views (Of the Sattal lake) in the area. We were booked in the Taruvar cottage which has beautiful lake views from each balcony. The entire cottage was spotless and gave us a lot of confidence regarding the hygiene and cleanliness of the place. The kitchen and living room were also well equipped.

In addition to the excellent rooms and views the one thing which really stands out in the Resort is the staff. The entire staff of ~10 members will make sure your stay is absolutely memorable. Naveen (who is the estate manager is always just a phone call away and is ready to help out in any which way to ensure the guests are comfortable), Other staff members like Dheeraj and Dinesh are also always available for anything. A special call out for the chef Kundan who ensured he made delicious home cooked meals on each and every day. Each dish he made was better than the last. Truly an amazing experience.

We decided to extend our stay by 3 days and moved into the Deodhar cottage rooms (Since Taruvar was booked). Once again the rooms were really well maintained with an absolutely gorgeous view.

If you are looking for a truly memorable stay with beautiful views, excellent caring staff and lip-smacking food. Please don’t look any further. We would surely keep coming back to the place.

PS: For those of you who plan to work from the resort, it may help if you carry an backup dongle, while we found the Resort WIFI to be adequate, some other guests faced a few issues.
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Date of stay: August 2021
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Abhishek26 wrote a review Jul 2022
18 contributions4 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was my 2nd stay in the resort and I enjoyed every bit of it. The service was quick and flawless right from the booking, check in, duration of the stay and check out. Courtesy of Mrs Usha (the host and owner), the Managers (Naveen, Dheeraj and Sajjan) and the cook. The resort is perched on a hill and consists of rooms on the main block and various cottages spread out on the mountain/hill. Each room offers a different viewpoint of the surrounding landscape and are very clean, hygienic and well stocked with basic creature comforts. The place is far away from the typical city disturbances and one can spend days immersed in the views of surrounding mountains and clean environment. Also, the food is excellent (cooked with minimum oil, moderate spices etc in a spotless kitchen), and one can ask the cook to tweak the meals as per their preferences. Overall a wonderful stay and I shall definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Usha Upender, Owner at Sattal Forest Resort
Responded 13 Sept 2022
Dear Abhishek, it was such a pleasure to receive you again in the Resort. We enjoyed your company and funtime discussing everything under the sun. It is incredible that you connect with nature so wholeheartedly. Love to see you again.
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Anamika wrote a review Sept 2021
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India105 contributions47 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed in this property for one night. The view was breathtaking and the food was delectable. Very well maintained lawns and gardens. Staff was courteous and helpful. They have a mini library, various board games, karaoke, casio, badminton, etc. so that you don't feel bored on a long stay. They also provide paper and colors for painting. I stayed in rooms on first floor which has common terrace overlooking Sattal Lake. We enjoyed our dinner on the terrace. This is all that I liked about the property.

There are few things that I did not like. Maybe I am the only one here highlighting the cons about this property but these are the facts.

There is an old pool table for which they charge on per person per hour basis. Pool and billiards used to be a luxury in my childhood days when hotels used to charge extra for it, I was wondering why they are charging for it now when every second mid range resort is providing it for free. Prior to checking in to this property, I stayed for 2 nights in a resort in Bhimtal whose tariff was almost at par with Sattal forest resort and that was providing all recreational games free of cost including pool, snooker and billiards.

The room where I stayed needs immediate attention for repairs; the toilet seat rim was scrapped, wash basin had a crack, the cabinet below the wash basin was wrecked and gave me a creepy feeling while using the wash basin.

The cupboard in the room was attacked by termite sometime, it still had marks of it. There were spiders in the washroom and we asked housekeeping to get rid of them. They instantly helped.

Considering the room only tariff of Rs. 4400/- I was expecting a better room.

Last two kilometres of the road to the resort was badly broken and will test your driving skills. It was a bit scary for us at few points, maybe be due to monsoon the road was slippery.
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Date of stay: August 2021
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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ranabirmajumdar wrote a review Nov 2020
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India32 contributions35 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Sattal Forest Resort is a fantastic property nestled in the Kumaon hills where you will be surrounded by spectacular views, bird calls, and warmth and homeliness. The food at every meal is wholesome, delicious and hearty. The owners, who live there and mange the property, take care of you and feed you like you're truly a guest in their home. The resort offers birding & trekking and there are several games (pool, carrom, chess) and sporting activities (badminton and even croquet) on offer. The place is serene and calm, and gives you a wonderful opportunity to reflect, read, write, and be one with nature. Highly, highly recommended.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: The resort has rooms spread across floors. If you're going as a family or a group, you can...
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rajs wrote a review May 2021
pune45 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here for 4days in May'21 especially for birding in Sattal. The resort is set in an absolutely breathtaking location. Lovely property with a spacious and beautifully maintained garden. Very clean.
There are multiple cottages with some common areas for dining or lounging...so you can have your space but be together if in a large group.
A lot of plus points - delicious food and a varied menu freshly prepared to order,courteous and prompt staff always ready to help and make your stay comfortable,great weather and views.
Very safe for single travellers as well as families- couple of entertainment options available provided..games,a pool table,painting for kids,etc..
They have good guides who you can book to accompany you on birding trails. Some of the best birding spots are just short walks from here. They also offer packed breakfasts etc if you decide to venture a little further.
All in all,we had a great experience. Surely recommended,value for money!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mehak Sikand wrote a review Oct 2020
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Resort is located very close to the Sattal lake and has an amazing view of the hills and the lake. It is away from the madding crowd but close enough to enjoy the cute cafes in the town.

The food is homely and delicious with a wide variety of cuisines. The hosts are extremely hospitable and staff is very congenial.

Highly recommend staying here for atleast 2-3 days!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mohit S wrote a review Jul 2023
New Delhi, India18 contributions3 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Superb location bang in the middle of forest with a serene lake view from the property.
Beautiful, neat and clean with best hospitality and home like food sums up Sattal Forest resort experience and a memorable stay.
Hotel's owner Ms Usha is the nicest and professional person. She was very helpful and supported with our queries.
4-5 KM path detours from main Nainital road to this resort and you get a sense of riding up into the hills with lush green scenery around you.

It's like staying in a painting.

Resort has their own fruit trees of pears, passion fruit and you can enjoy this feast of fresh fruits plucked from the trees.

The property is covered with flowers and amazing creepers. You never run out of selfie points.

With clouds flowing down to your room, you can get boat loads of Insta pictures.

Resort also offers pick and drop to Sattal in their off roader Thar at a reasonable price.

A nice place if you wish to forget city's stress and hustle bustle with just 6-7 hours drive from Noida.
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Date of stay: July 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Usha Upender, Owner at Sattal Forest Resort
Responded 7 Aug 2023
Dear Mohit, your visit was indeed very friendly and encouraging for our staff. We are honoured to have you as our guest and well wisher. Do come back soon. Best regards.
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SD wrote a review Oct 2022
New Delhi, India7 contributions1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The location, surroundings, property, the owner and the staff. All were outstanding. This was the first holiday where we actually didnt go for any sightseeing & didnt find it a miss. The garden outside the cottage & the swings area were our den for the whole day. With an accompanying pet, we were not confined to just our room. Another plus point is a common sitting area given for each block of cottages (in our case it was 1 common area for 3 rooms), it gives you an extension of space. we played cards there, had our evening tea and snacking there. one can use the kitchen if you may like, fitted with microwave & fridge.

One could use the cycles or play any board games. we used the resort library too.

Coming to the food part, a carefully thought out menu with a variety to suit every palate was available in breakfast & dinner buffet. Lunch was made to order with what we wanted.
Wifi was good too.

Ushaji is a wonderful host. we were well taken care of by her team including Sajjan & Dheeraj. We stayed for 3 nts 4 days & could easily extend by 2-3 more days.. SFR you will see us again, for sure.
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Date of stay: October 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Response from Usha Upender, Owner at Sattal Forest Resort
Responded 16 Oct 2022
Dear Shagun ji, It was indeed pleasure hosting you. Thank you for your kind words which motivated our team to serve even better. We look forward to your visit again and again...our Resort is a second home for many of our guest. Best regards
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Abhishek26 wrote a review Oct 2021
18 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed for 2 nights and had a very pleasant stay. The property is spread out on a portion of hill overlooking the sattal lake and provides a wonderful 360 deg view of the surrounding hills and valleys. The lodgings are clean, hygienic and well stocked with creature comforts. They are spaced out from each other (Accomodation is available in the various cottages on the hill and the main block)and one can enjoy their privacy and view without any interference. The service by the staff is quick and efficient. The manager, Mr Naveen Chander Arya is very helpful and flexible in ensuring that the stay is smooth. The property owner Ms Usha Upender was also present and is easily approachable should one have any issue.
Overall a fantastic stay exceeding my expectations. Will definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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dillisingh asked a question Apr 2018
Noida, India2 contributions
Is kid of 3 years chargable
Answer from sattalbird
Gurgaon District, India246 contributions176 helpful votes
No kids upto 5 are not charged
Sandip S asked a question Feb 2018
Ahmedabad, India
We find jain food there
Answer from sattalbird
Gurgaon District, India246 contributions176 helpful votes
Yes jain food is available
DrNeerajSharma asked a question Apr 2017
Gurgaon19 contributions6 helpful votes
Any pickup offered from Kathgodam
Answer from sattalbird
Gurgaon District, India246 contributions176 helpful votes
Yes pick up is available from kathgodam
Answer from Vijayant
New Delhi, India5 contributions
Yes Sattal lake is walking distance and paragliding point is also very close
Gautam Sarkar asked a question Mar 2017
Mumbai, India22 contributions9 helpful votes
Is this place big enough to accommodate 60-70 people for an annual convention?
Answer from DrChandrakant
New Delhi, India329 contributions10 helpful votes
No. Moreover, they dint have capacity for cooking etc for that many people. Transport to this place, for a large group, would be a hassle as one has to use four wheel drive to go up the resort. Not recommended.
Rohit G wrote a tip Apr 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Reach the resort in day time. Not advisable to drive on the approach road at night"
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praveen s wrote a tip Jan 2024
Kanpur, India69 contributions25 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"As mentioned around 3 km of non existent road...go in suv with sturdy tyres which is government issue the property can't help with .."
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BABU07021964 wrote a tip Jan 2024
Dubai, United Arab Emirates117 contributions16 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"The approach road to the resort is not paved well and hope the local authorities take note of that. Food is not expansive but tasty"
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Odyssey47971952876 wrote a tip Sept 2023
1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The menu could be more diverse and offer other cuisines also apart from Indian food. "
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schandra78 wrote a tip Jul 2022
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India64 contributions16 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Parking is available and the resort staff will assist you with valet services. No need to worry"
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PRICE RANGE
₹5,180 - ₹5,347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaUttarakhandNainital DistrictSattal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sattal Forest Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Sattal Forest Resort?
Nearby attractions include Naukuchiatal Lake (5.4 km), Aquarium Island Café (2.9 km), and Bhimtal Lake (3.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sattal Forest Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include badminton, bicycles available for guest use, and a billiards table.
Which room amenities are available at Sattal Forest Resort?
Top room amenities include a dining area, a view of a nearby landmark, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Sattal Forest Resort?
Guests can enjoy a free welcome drink and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Sattal Forest Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pine Wood Restaurant, The Lake Hill Restaurant Café, and Brittneys Cafe and Restaurant.
Is Sattal Forest Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Sattal.
Are there any historical sites close to Sattal Forest Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Governor's House Raj Bhawan (9.0 km) and Jama Masjid Mosque (9.4 km).
Does Sattal Forest Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.