We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Management photos
Neemrana\\
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

429 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 426: English reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel had the best location, the history charm and best food in all of matheran. The manager was so frinedly and helpful. talked to us about his experiences here in matheran and more. the best thing i loved about boutique hotels like this is the service is customised to you. and the staff is very frinedly. we were the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mili J
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The property is about 1km away from the market. Expect a quite and cozy environment. The property is breathtaking and has a history to it. The rooms are huge and we stayed in Chinoy. Each and every part of the property has a history to it. The dining area is also beautiful. If you want to be away from the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Abhishekduta
Kolkata, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First the walk was nice from Matheran Gate to the Barr House. Small Hill Station and i liked it alot. After reaching I was spellbound looking at the Varandah... its a huge, tranquil space where you can actually spend time with your loved ones.... Food, Stay amenities, surroundings, staff was just awesome. the best thing was there were no television,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ananya_November_2016
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Neemrana promises to make you feel in lap of nature and a time travel by staying at a historic property.  This Neemrana surely  fulfills it's promise. It is a 1 hour walk from the Matheran Car Parking. And rests quietly near Charlotte lake. It's a two story property with a dining area at the large balcony of 1st floor...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Swanay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a usual traveller who expects a cozy environment in the hotel, this hotel is a no no.. but for a stressed traveller, who would like to be far far away from this fast working world, this hotel is a yes yes.. Hotel has no wi-fi, no mobile network, no TV, no music , no intercom even.. but this is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sahaya K
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there in the first week of September. Clouds will fill the Verandah at times and at others we will have a clear view of the sky. We ordered a birthday cake which was exceptional. The lunch is very tasty and the service is rendered with a lot of care. All the guests have dinner together at the long...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AninditaDe
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was crampy, with puffed and fungused wall. There was no TV, room was in a remote corner. While Verandah and dining hall was good. Overall experience of the stay was nothing less than a horrific experience

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank vinaykhare2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the best hotel I have stayed in, and a must if you are looking for a retreat with your family or loved one. The aura inside is a very pre-independence British one, (It was earlier known as Barr house), and the luxury to accompany it. There is a large drawing room sort of where you can play...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Yashvardhan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quality of Food, Good service , Cool location, Beautiful surrounded, big room size ,Tree House, Table Tennis, Large Veranda .........means full worth....... floor Room is better then ground. ..Must visit one time

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rahul j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Verandah in the Forest is the place to stay in Matheran if you want to take a break from the crowds... the team really goes the extra mile to take care of you and make you feel at home... Shekar is doing a fantastic job in ensuring the experience at the hotel is flawless... thanks team for a fantastic...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Noushir J

580 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (538)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (124)
Viewed
Dining (60)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (25)
Viewed
View from Room (17)
Viewed
Room/Suite (67)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (7)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
Other (224)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (42)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (40)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Matheran
46.7 km away
Horseland Hotel And Mountain Spa
37.9 km away
The Machan
The Machan
#3 of 68 in Lonavala
751 reviews
29.1 km away
Picaddle - The Luxury Boutique Resort by Meritas
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
26.1 km away
Upper Deck Resort Pvt. Ltd.
15.8 km away
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Alibaug
16.0 km away
Hotel Panvel Palace
Hotel Panvel Palace
#137 of 428 in Mumbai
14 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The paths once cleared by the British in the forests of Matheran, making it the last British hill station have acquired a new identity as the place where Bombay’s movers and shakers which include filmstars and businessmen come to spend a few quiet and peaceful days.Perched atop the Sahyadri ranges, Matheran is Asia’s only pedestrian hill resort. Chug up in a toy train, trot, or arrive in a palanquin, past gigantic mansions built by the British, the Parsis, and the Bohras. The Verandah in the Forest was the second house to be built on the isolated Western Ghats, by Captain Barr. Now, with every facility in place, it is reputed to be second to none! Indeed, the nobility of the proportions of The Verandah bring civilizational honour to the Sahyadri ranges. Lounge like never before in this verandah of your dreams. Read under the highest domestic ceiling you would have known in the salon – 12 metres/35 feet high. Stroll down to Charlotte Lake. Or take longer walks with a picnic basket. Relish the local cuisines. Heave your chest, muscle your calves, take all the oxygen back in your lungs. Link your planet with your own two feet.Find space for more space in your mind. Or lose yourself to find yourself anew.Long after you return, you will wonder who would have dared to sprawl out such a tree-home space in such spell-binding wilderness? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest

Address: Barr House | Matheran, District Raigarh, Matheran 410102, India
Region: India > Maharashtra > Matheran
Price Range: ₹ 4,560 - ₹ 8,440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and Hotels.com so you can book your Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Verandah In The Forest Hotel Matheran
The Verandah In Forest
Neemrana's - Verandah In The Forest Matheran, Maharashtra
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Neemrana's - Verandah in the Forest staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“shanker shet was the room we stayed in”
 of 5 bubbles milij2014, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“avoid ground floor. 1st floor rooms are with the huge Varandah”
 of 5 bubbles Ananya_November_2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room called Kapadia is terrible and there is no control on which room will be allotted within your price range.”
 of 5 bubbles vinaykhare2000, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the suite if you have kids. It's spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles velanied, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all are identical.”
 of 5 bubbles Sanjay44, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay