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Martam Village Resort

Gangkha, Martam Village Near Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok 737135 India
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#6 of 266 Speciality lodging in Gangtok
A Holiday in Martam Village Resort is a unique experience. Situated in the breathtaking and tranquil countryside of East Sikkim, in the foothills of the Himalayas, the resort overlooks a beautiful valley of rich terraced paddy fields, bounded by forest-covered hills. The resort overlooks endless rows of terraced paddy fields and is bounded by rich forest covered hills, which form a part of the Fambongla Wildlife Sanctuary. This is the perfect location for visitors who love nature or adventure and for those seeking peace and relaxation. Guests may enjoy a short trek to the top of the hills to see the rich and unique Himalayan flora and fauna or enjoy the fabled Sikkimese hospitality among the villagers. The Accommodation is in 13 thatched cottages built in traditional style to blend with the surrounding village. The cottages have twin bedded rooms with large picture windows framing the spectacular countryside. Each room has attached bath with modern facilities. Great care has been taken to blend the resort into the village, to maintain the ethnic style and culture of the area. To remain rustic, yet, provide for a pleasant and comfortable stay.
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Anik Som wrote a review Feb 2020
13 contributions3 helpful votes
So We had kept Martam as the last day of my 10 day tour , coming down from Rumtek when I first reached the place it put me in an awe . Such pretty views and the cottages were like the traditional Sikkimese IKRA houses . The farm expands quite a bit and you have the whole resort spread out . They have the activities listed and you will have one of the friendliest service.Dont expect high end resort facilities but be greeted with smiles and positive vibes . I had actually lost my phone while coming down to Martam and the hospitality guys helped me out to an extent of providing me their personal wifi for a night . But surely the magic of the place didn’t even remind me of my loss and I loved every moment spend in this fantasy village . Just while I was checking out the next day ....I received a call on my gfs number from an unknown person and he found my phone somewher in the Ranka forests . Truly magic ! And I will remember Martam everytime I look for hope ... thanks
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from netukhouse, Owner at Martam Village Resort
Responded 29 Feb 2020
Dear Guest Greetings from Martam Village Resort. Thank you for taking out time to review us. We had an absolute pleasure hosting you. We are happy to learn that you found your lost phone. We hope to see you again in the future. Thank you Sonam T namgyal
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Amit R wrote a review Jan 2020
379 contributions45 helpful votes
Martam village Resort is one of the picturesque and serene offbeat places We have visited till date....This was my 10 visit of Sikkim but for the first time at Martam Village which is about 30km away from Gangtok and 7 km from Rumtek Monastery ....The road from Gangtok is of so so type as we relished more or less our journey from Gangtok town... Positive things : 1) Free from pollution and noise....just enjoy calmness of Nature and chirping of different birds with flora and fauna..... 2) Cottages ( about 13))are comfortable and relaxing with comfy bed , chair , fan ( as it gets a little hotter in the summer)....In fact this property' s cottage is far better than Concrete building of Martam Retreat which is new sister property of Martam VR nd Netuk House of Gangtok .. Free room heater is also provided in winter...but there is no Tv in any cottage.... 3) open space for kids to play and roam freely ...Ideal for Nature lovers.... 4) Village walk , Orange gardens and rice and paddy fields will refresh our claustrophobic mind and revitalise it with fresh oxygen ...The resort management arranges village walk with a guide....We enjoyed the guidance and care of Mr Arun , a caretaker and local lad with amiable nature.... NEGATIVE Aspects: There are many areas to improve....I think Food quality was "worst" I have ever had in any offbeat stays in my life.....And the price of the Food is steep and in comparison with other Sikkimise Offbeat stays is too much and pocket pinching ...!!.....Though they provide excuse that the food price was high due to remote location !!.. but regret to say it is not too far from Gangtok and remoteness does not mean you have to provide stale chicken curry and bitter or badly tasted fish curry!!... Despite our protest the resort manager did not change the dishes as we had repeatedly said the chicken curry was hard to eat and vegetables were not upto the mark or fresh !!!..... Instead the stale food price was included in the total bill...!!.. Anyway, We had to accept it as we ordered these dishes!! On visiting the villages we found a lot of fresh local vegetables that they should have encouraged the guests to eat instead stale Food at steep price !! Gardening needs to be taken care too... **My humble advice for the Management or any other Sikkimise Resort owner is please visit at least once thoroughly KERALA, God's Own Country, then one can understand the difference in hospitality and care and what hospitality industry stands for !!.....A lot to learn from KERALIAN hospitality and affection with professional twist ......Truly, everything under the sky is not perfect , but in pursuit of perfection can only bring out happiness and drenched it with professionalism......
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from netukhouse, Owner at Martam Village Resort
Responded 7 Mar 2020
Dear Guest Greetings from Martam village resort. Thank you for taking out time to review us on this platform. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are extremely sorry for the food not being upto your mark. We will look into your suggestions and make take the necessary steps to improve. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to host you again in the future. Thank you Sonam T Namgyal
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lizrowley wrote a review Nov 2019
Arthog, United Kingdom286 contributions161 helpful votes
This resort is the realisation of the owner's dream, and the manager's enthusiasm, to provide guests with perfect tranquilty in a natural setting. It is ideal for those visitors who want to get away from any hustle and bustle to recharge their batteries. The lodges, where guests are housed, are designed to feel traditional but offer modern comforts, regular hot water, and that essential, a kettle with which to make tea. Peace is guaranteed in the grounds where pomelos, guavas, and lemons grow abundantly and are used by the chef. The chef has 25 years of international experience and his food is exceptionally good. Eating it outside, with birds singing, and only other natural sounds, is pure pleasure.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from netukhouse, Owner at Martam Village Resort
Responded 29 Feb 2020
Dear Guest Greetings from everyone at MVR. We would like to thank you for taking out time to review us on this platform. We had absolute pleasure hosting you and are elated to know that you enjoyed every bit of what Martam has to offer. We hope to see you again in the the near future. Thank you Sonam T Namgyal
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Eggsmiley wrote a review Oct 2019
FRANCE38 contributions2 helpful votes
Martam Village is a peaceful paradise, in perfect harmony with nature, family owned & only 45 minutes from GangtokWhat I love most about this place is that the resort provides employment to those is the surrounding village. Their aim is to preserve and promote local culture and cuisine. My partner and I spent three nights in one of their rustic bungalows. The views were one of a kind. Martam Village offers a range of activities: a walk to a stunning waterfall; or meeting village school children. We enjoyed the walk through the paddy fields up to Rumtek Monastery (not to miss!) Staff were incredible and very polite. They made our stay “one to never forget.”
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from netukhouse, Owner at Martam Village Resort
Responded 3 Nov 2019
Dear Emilly Maam Greetings from Martam Village Resort. We really had a wonderful time hosting you for 3 days. We are happy that we could show the village life around Martam. Thank you for taking out time to review us. We hope to see you again in the future. Thank you Best Wishes MVR Family
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PriRam wrote a review Sep 2019
Mumbai, India30 contributions13 helpful votes
After an arduous road journey from North Sikkim, my cousin and I were glad for the comfort and luxury that Martam Village Resort offered. Rooms are large and cosy and service is prompt. Breakfast is served in an area that overlooks the lush valley below. The resort is spread out over levels, with the restaurant being at the lowest level requiring climbing down to reach from the rooms on the higher levels. Wish we could've stayed here for more than the one night that we were scheduled to stay.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from netukhouse, Owner at Martam Village Resort
Responded 10 Sep 2019
Dear Guest A very warm Himalayan greetings!! We would like to thank you for your generous feedback. We are extremely pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and would take back fond memories from your trip. We look forward to seeing you and hopefully next time you will take time to explore Sikkim's countryside in Martam. Thank you MVR family
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US$37 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaSikkimEast SikkimGangtok
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Frequently Asked Questions about Martam Village Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Martam Village Resort?
Nearby attractions include Rumtek Monastery (3.2 km), Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong (6.0 km), and Shiv Mandir (6.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Martam Village Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Martam Village Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Martam Village Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Martam Village Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Attic Lounge, Jungle Cafe, and Orchid.
Does Martam Village Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Martam Village Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Martam Village Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kabi Lungchok (15.5 km).