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Hidden Forest Retreat

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places to stay in Kalimpong. Hidden forest as the name goes is surrounded by hills and the owner has planted many types of orchids that is a delight to your eye. The rooms and facilities are top notch and food is just amazing.

Thank Anushreenaik
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest hotels we have ever stayed in, with great views and stunning gardens. The owners were extremely helpful and the rooms were very comfortable and attractive. There was also an excellent library for use by guests. Although a couple of miles from the centre of Gangtok, it is easy to find quite interesting routes to walk in...

1Thank David H
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Hidden Forest is the most amazing places to stay if you're in Gangtok area. While it is called a retreat, the place is run like a homestay by Mrs Tshering and her daughter Kesang. The hospitality and the homely service + care you get is just too good to be real. For starters the place is approx 5 km...

Thank Jasbirtweets
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a basic hotel run by very friendly and accommodating staff. There are many levels to this place, all with great views, but not wheelchair friendly. The owner grows orchids and the gardens are an absolute delight. You need transport to access any of the main attractions in the area. There is no heating in the rooms, but a...

Thank patsy_hetherington
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The room was very comfortable. This place is not far from the downtown area of Gangtok. All the people working there are incredibly kind and eager to make their guests feel at home. It was amazing to stay at Hidden Forest Retreat, and especially to wake up each morning surrounded by all sorts of beautiful plants and nursery work.

Thank Lars R
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you are into flowers ,horticulture, a calming green environment this is the place or you.Ok a taxi ride from thr center but who cares.The rooms are fine ,the staff helpful,food good, ,hosts top class. Nothing to critise We have booked again.Did I mention the balcony views? If if

Thank lezhal2016
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Hidden Forest Retreat is in Middle Sichey, Gangtok, and a short taxi ride from Mahatma Gandhi Marg (‘downtown’ area). It is a homestay, but much more. The room was spacious and clean, with its own private balcony and the sit-out offered a lovely view of the valley and beyond. The place is full of fruit and flower trees and...

Thank ravichandra108
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Run buy Kesang a horticulture expert and her mother this beautiful guesthouse is clean, and surrounded by beautiful gardens expecially the orchids. Rooms twin or double looking towards the valley beyond. Ordered evening meal- traditional sikkimese fare traditional; hearty and delicious.

1Thank Lucinda P
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 26 August 2016

As the road took a turn and our taxi driver brought us to a simple bourgeois looking entrance displaying 'Hidden Forest Retreat', we thought for a while to convince ourselves that this is what we had chosen for stay! Well, lets just accept it. We got off and there were two cleaners who proactively came running to grab our bags....

1Thank AmiteshVirdi
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Beautifully landscaped resort. Its a family run establishment and they are very friendly and extremely helpful. It's a little away from the market area but the resort is beautiful neat and well kept. Food is cooked by the family themselves n they offer u a lot of options. All in all a great place

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Address: Below District Court, Gangtok 737101, India
Region: India > Sikkim > Gangtok
Price Range: ₹ 2,160 - ₹ 2,880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Hidden Forest Retreat Gangtok, Sikkim
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“For local Sikkimese food tell them in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles Jasbirtweets, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“you pay for what u get be kind to your self its just money”
 of 5 bubbles lezhal2016, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles 533lucindap, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are equally good”
 of 5 bubbles AmiteshVirdi, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 1st floor have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles manishchandran, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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