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Welcome! Set in three acres of paddy fields and bamboo groves with wonderful views of the Himalayan mountains bordering Tibet, Bamboo Retreat is a quiet and interesting place to base yourself on your Sikkim explorations. We offers special and quiet accommodations in the midst of nature. Facilities: 15 individually decorated rooms with attached western-style bathrooms, diverse international and ethnic cuisines, workshops, meditation, herbal soaks and, upon prior notice, Ayurvedic massages on offer. The star of the house is a wonderfully authentic top floor meditation room, complete with traditional Buddhist altar and glass windows looking out to mountains. A perfect place for your own yoga or meditation practice, or an introduction to meditation can be arranged. Herbal Soaks: There's also a special room for herbal baths - soak in one infused with lemongrass from the garden, lit by candle light and with a relaxing herbal tea. Day Trips can be arranged to visit nearby Lepcha-villages, monasteries, lakes or view-points.
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Shravan N wrote a review 21 Jun
Visakhapatnam, India4 contributions
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The display of local and South East Asian handicrafts, beautiful paintings, Buddhist iconography makes the Bamboo Retreat Hotel seem like an Art Museum. There's a library with a wide range of books from spirituality to natural farming. Also, my favourite place is the Buddhist prayer/meditation room on the top floor. It almost feels like we're in a Gompa. From a design point of view, the architecture is brilliant and I couldn't appreciate more the detailing that would have gone into making each bedroom as each one has a unique concept and differs from the others. Coming out of the hotel, we can see a huge garden meticulously designed using concepts of Permaculture. Many local species of plants could be seen. Some vegetables and herbs for kitchen use are also grown here. Also, the staff takes care of couple of street dogs and cats. Really cute ones. And the hotel has two rabbits of their own in an enclosure and feeding them would become one of my favorite activity in the day. Just adjacent to the hotel, there's a small forest. Even though it belongs to the neighbours, they are quite friendly and allow us to spend time in their forest. The staff consists of both locals and non locals which makes up for a diverse experience. They did organise a walking tour to the nearby village and monastery. It was a very serene experience.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Navin Singh wrote a review 17 Jun
New Delhi, India17 contributions1 helpful vote
Experience of a lifetime, that's the explanation of this place. We stayed there for 4 nights (10th - 14th June, 2022) and I must say it was my good luck that I came across this place on the net. The moment we reached here, I knew this was the place. It was a tiring 7 hours journey from Bagdogra but the mere sight of this place covered in mist and cloud when we reach there around 5 PM made all our tiredness vanish. We were welcomed by Tiger, their pet, which made my 3 years daughter reach cloud nine. We stayed in the room Bamboo which had a small stream adjacent to it. The view from the room was awesome, it rained all the 4 night we were there and imagine having your drink in the balcony at the backdrop of an awesome view, rain and soothing sound of the stream. Sooraj, the caretaker was extremely good and helpful and made our stay awesome. Not to mention, Arjun, and I must say that I have never seen a better service than what this gentleman offered us. Imagine telling us that he will serve us the food howsoever late in the night so that we can relax and have fun. He always carried that infectious smile which made us feel at home. My daughter got some friends there in the form of little Anna (Arjun's 7 year old daughter), Tiger and Kaali (two awesome dogs), Billi and her 3 small kittens which made her so exited that she never bothered us while we were enjoying our drinks in the drawing room. And the lovely Tibetan ambient music that they played in the evening made that place even more serene and soothing. Sooraj helped us with a cab driver too throughout the trip which was really helpful. Taxis in Sikkim are veryyyy expensive but didn't mind since it's a tourist place. MG Marg was awesome, Changu lake was decent but the drive to that place was quite an experience. If you are going to MG Marg , don't forget to go to Tashi View Delek restaurant for an awesome experience of having your beer at the backdrop of an enchanting view. Overall an awesome trip we had. Love to the entire staff of Bamboo Retreat. If you have kids and if you want to stay in a serene place away from the chaos of city life, nothing beats this place. And best of luck to Arjun for an awesome service. May God fulfill all your dreams.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Sunil001 wrote a review Apr 2020
Bengaluru, India7 contributions1 helpful vote
Gangtok options are limited and nowhere near this one. Excellent hotel, food and hospitality by Mr Suraj. They wll take great care of you and give you all the services you need to make your holiday a success.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Coco H wrote a review Jan 2020
Taichung, Taiwan25 contributions2 helpful votes
Rooms are comfortable with balconies, the nightview of gangtok was beautiful, lovely garden and amazing breakfast! We were there with a motorbike tour, and it was the prefect place for us to relax and unwind. We did yoga and meditation in the prayer room, it's one of the most special prayer room i've ever been in.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear Mam Greetings from Bamboo Retreat Hotel.. We appreciate your nice comments in regard to your recent stay with us..We are highly thankful to you.This is the third time in a row with your esteemed bikers group under my good friend Mr Crystal River kim.. You are heartily welcome to Bamboo Retreat Hotel next year too. Best Regards Suraj Basnet
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Julia C wrote a review Dec 2019
Berlin, Germany26 contributions3 helpful votes
This is the best hideaway between your travels. Had been here with some friends during a motorbike tour and this was the place to be in order to recharge our energy levels :) House has lovely staff and the rooms are beautiful. Calm and relaxing atmosphere. Amazing breakfast! Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear sir Greetings from Sikkim... It was our great pleasure and privilege to host BIKERS GROUP for the straight 3 three years and your feedback recharged us too to welcome you and your team next year ..i.e 2020 Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at Bamboo Retreat. Thank you somuch. Best Regards Suraj Basnet
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Kathie63119 wrote a review Dec 2019
Saint Louis, Missouri20 contributions16 helpful votes
No, it’s not in Gangtok. It’s set amid forested mountains in a garden of truly earthly delight! Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Fabulous food. Cold beer. Warm fire. Wonderful opportunities for hiking/walking to local monasteries through tiny villages. Quiet. Peace-filled. A great vibe. Best of all, though, is the staff. So kind, so generous with their time, so hospitable. Making momos with Longmit and others in the kitchen—one of the most memorable experiences of my time in India. Group hugs, and, oh, the raucous, joyous laughter. They told us we felt like family, and we felt the same. We loved our time in this lovely home away from home with people who made us feel right at home. Highly recommended.❤️
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Respected Mam Namaste from Bamboo Retreat Hotel.. Thank you so much for your review. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time at Bamboo Retreat Hotel. We too are highly fortunate to have a guests like you.We are so happy to know that you enjoyed our momo cooking session and the team. Such a cherished moment … Group hugs the raucous, joyous laughter and also the photo session.Honestly we spent as a family with so much of joy and laughter.. Kindly do convey our sincere regards to Barbara Madam too. We the entire team wish to welcome you both again.. With best Regards Suraj Basnet
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Libra_Leia wrote a review Nov 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Bamboo Retreat for 2 weeks and i can honestly say it was one of the loveliest places we stayed in all of India. Not only does it sit in gorgeous Sikkimese countryside and boast outstanding views of the mountains, the staff are also unfailingly attentive, kind and welcoming. There are many beautiful monasteries and Lepcha villages to visit in the surrounding area, and the manager Suraj was no end of help when it came to organising day trips further afield. The rooms are incredibly comfortable and tastefully decorated, and the food is delicious. All around amazing place, would recommend to anyone!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear Sir/Mam Tashi Delek from Sikkim.. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time locally, as well as on property. Hotel Bamboo Retreat is placed uniquely opposite hill of Gangtok town, making it perfect for relaxing and unplugging. It's also a great destination to find just about any hiking/monastic adventuring tour within few hours only.. We're looking forward to seeing you again! With best Regards Suraj Basnet
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leageigerphotography wrote a review Nov 2019
Berlin, Germany9 contributions1 helpful vote
Quiet Retreat, to relax and enjoy time in nature, with the garden in front. Nice rooms and local food to taste. As well if you feel cold you can enjoy your food in front of the fire place. Which is really cosy. I enjoyed my trip there and would recommend it to anyone.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Nice open rooms with a lot of light and balcony to enjoy the landscape.
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear Mam Greetings from Bamboo Retreat !! Thank you so much. On behalf of the entire Bamboo Retreat team, I thank you very much for taking time to share your kind opinion of your stay with us. It was such a pleasure to read that you had a great experience with us. It was our pleasure to have you at Bamboo Retreat and meeting you personally. We look forward to welcoming you at Bamboo Retreat in near future! With Sincere Regards SURAJ BASNET
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Discover64229010920 wrote a review Nov 2019
Kamrup Metropolitan District, India1 contribution
I have stayed in so many hotels and resots, but Bamboo Retreat is the special one. If someone is going to stay in Gangtok and want to see and feel the beauty of nature, I will suggest only Bamboo retreat. Manager of the hotel, Mr Suraj, who has become as my brother is very very special person. All staff are polite and helpful. And special thanks to Buna brother, Devid suchil for making our side show special. I am going to visit again in bamboo retreat for our honeymoon. Suraj vaiyya thank you so much for your help. See u soon
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Rooms are clean, attractive. Clean bathrooms. Everything are unique
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear Brother Navneet Greetings from Bamboo Retreat Hotel.. The words are limited to express my feelings ..Truly you are my brother and the moments we spent together will be cherished forever..You are such a lovely guy who speaks directly from heart.. Even the other guests who were here during your stay were praising you of your kind gesture ,photo session and not to forget of your gift. Thank you so much.. With best wishes to my brother Suraj Basnet
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bajaj2019 wrote a review Nov 2019
New Delhi, India1 contribution
The view from the hotel is amazing . Their meditation room is unique and revitalising. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They ensured that we had a relaxing vacation. We would definitely recommend this hotel for people who are looking for a place to unwind in the lap of nature!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: All the rooms are good. The Emerald room is ideal for families.
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Response from BambooRetreatHotel, General Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear Sir Thank you so much.. On behalf of the entire Bamboo Retreat team, I thank you very much for taking time to share your kind opinion of your stay with us. It was such a pleasure to read that you had a great experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you at Bamboo Retreat in near future! Warmest regards, Suraj Basnet
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$55 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaSikkimEast SikkimGangtok
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bamboo Retreat Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Tsomgo Lake (5.3 km), Rumtek Monastery (2.2 km), and Ranka Monastery (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Shuffle Momos, Cafe Live & Loud, and The Coffee Shop Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Bamboo Retreat Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kabi Lungchok (10.8 km).
Does Bamboo Retreat Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.