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Prasada Bhawan, Above ATI, Oak Park Mallital, Nainital 236001 India
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#3 of 239 Speciality lodging in Nainital
Abbotsford Estate is the only boutique heritage home stay in Nainital. Its a 1876 property that offers a old world country homes experience with - Abbotsford House, Wordsworth Cottage and its premium wing at Apsley House within the Estate making it a 11 bedroom property tucked away in the quiet corner of Nainital. Featured in the Conde Nast Traveller Supplement for India in 2009 Abbotsford is host to a reputed literature festival - Himalayan Echoes, its also has Nainital's only alfreco dining experience called Cafe Chica with fabulous local, organic food, especially the "Kumaoni Thali" and the fantastic views of the mountains surrounded by walnut and oak trees, lotsof birds and butterflies in the lap of nature. Abbotsford is a perfect getaway for the nature lover, reader, artist, walker or just a foodie looking for peace and quiet from a city life. Come stay with us and enjoy the home of homes in Nainital.
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Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Outdoor fireplace
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Sunil2531955 wrote a review 9 Jan
New Delhi, India1 contribution
We. Loved. It.❣️ You literally have a personal valet Great food Beautifully done extremely comfortable rooms with spectacular bathrooms We rented two rooms in the second floor connected/ opening into a common lounge/ tv room/ library with a lovely working fireplace In effect, we had the whole floor to ourselves The location u is a gorgeous: green wrap all around Far away from Nainitals frenetic tourist rush Recommend v. Highly We are def going again! Sunil Mehra
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
DGC Sekhri wrote a review Sep 2021
New Delhi, India41 contributions39 helpful votes
We stayed at Abbotsford for 2 nights during a recent trip to the hills. It had been highly recommended to us by our close friends, and it exceeded our expectations. Apsley House is a wonderfully appointed 4 bedroom cottage within the estate and it was simply outstanding. It had great views, and the rooms were warm and extremely comfortable. The highlight of Apsley is the lounges between each two room cluster, and we spent several hours in the lounge during our brief stay. The entire estate has the indelible imprint of having been established and curated by the care and thought of its owner Jahnavi, and it really shows. Mrs Aleem runs the property impeccably, while also being extremely helpful. The food was excellent (I have reviewed Cafe Chica separately as well), and the service was top notch. Bharat in particular was outstanding. The estate is serene and spacious, so it's difficult to imagine that one is less than a minute or two from the High Court, or a 15 minute stroll from Mall Road. The three of us including my wife and 6 year old daughter had a memorable stay, and I highly recommend a visit to Abbotsford.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Sudipto wrote a review Sep 2021
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One cannot miss the vibe and old world charm of Abbotsford no matter what. I had visited Abbotsford for the first time on a winter afternoon of 2015 and this place etched a mark on my conscience ever since. My second visit happened recently in 2021, after many moons, rains and snowfalls but I must admit, this place is still the reservoir of the same energy and timelessness. I stayed at the Wordsworth Suite with my darling mum and the unparalleled warmth was never experienced before. Mrs. Aleem beautifully manages the place and the staff and she ensured that our stay is not just comfortable but one where we feel absolutely at home. Would have loved to make acquaintance with Ms. J. Prasada but unfortunately our visits didn't coincide. Cannot wait to visit again and soon.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
drrganesh wrote a review Sep 2021
New Delhi, India335 contributions70 helpful votes
Stayed in Woodsworth villa in this property with family. Right since the time of check in the experience was brilliant! Mrs Aleem( manager) went out of her way to make our stay comfortable. Rooms were large with a wrap around balcony, a fireplace and bedrooms. Dinner menu was changed on a daily basis (kumaoni thali was brilliant!). Breakfast on the lawns was equally good. Away from the hustle and bustle of the mall road buy yet close enough to access the lake with a 15 minute walk. All in all, out of this world and highly recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
kamaltripathi07 wrote a review Aug 2021
India65 contributions35 helpful votes
It’s a beautiful place away from the hustle bustle of the town. Beautifully restored heritage building with lovely greens all around. Mrs Alim the lady who runs the show is very polite and hospitable. The rooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable. The food is delicious!!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$101 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaUttarakhandNainital DistrictNainital
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abbotsford
Which popular attractions are close to Abbotsford?
Nearby attractions include Nainital Lake (2.6 km), Kainchi Dham Neem Karoli Baba Ashram (7.1 km), and Goddess Naina Devi (2.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Abbotsford?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Abbotsford?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Abbotsford?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abbotsford?
Conveniently located restaurants include Café LakeSide, Zooby's Kitchen, and Giannis Pure Veg.
Are pets allowed at Abbotsford?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Abbotsford?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Governor's House Raj Bhawan (1.7 km).
Does Abbotsford have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.