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The Retreat, Bhimtal

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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“home stay”(9 reviews)
“homemade jams”(4 reviews)
“friendly dogs”(5 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Paddy is an engaging and charming host serving mouth watering meals and an amazing raconteur. It's an absolute delight to be at the retreat. A great place to stay for nature lovers. Long quiet treks along the estate and a walk down to the lakes...More

Thank Gauri W
Response from Padmini S, Owner at The Retreat, BhimtalResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Gauri! It is always a pleasure to have warm, friendly company like yours at The Retreat! We hope to see you oftener...

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have had the most enchanting two breaks at The Retreat. I first visited this picturesque home away from home, with ten extended family members in July 2017. We all were so enthralled with the place, the hospitality and the awesome food that when planning...More

Thank Charu G
Response from Padmini S, Owner at The Retreat, BhimtalResponded 2 days ago

Dear Charu, Thank you! We deeply appreciate your kind words, and we always look forward to your return! Warmly, Paddy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our family trip to Bhimtal, we stayed at The Retreat for a couple of days. It was an excellent experience. The host family was very caring and helpful. Paddy also gave us nice tips about must-see places and good restaurants at Bhimtal for our...More

Thank djy0ti
Response from Padmini S, Owner at The Retreat, BhimtalResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are so glad you had a good time at the Retreat. We hope to see you again and often. The dogs say "Woof woof!" in greeting -- they want to take you far another walk or two! :-)

Reviewed 17 February 2018

Dear Paddy, Thanks for a lovely stay at your amazing home in the hills. We were made to feel welcome right from the moment we arrived - the food was out of the world (thank you Robby!) and Paddy was always there to make sure...More

Thank Anil S
Response from Padmini S, Owner at The Retreat, BhimtalResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Anil S! It was lovely having you and your family here, and we hope to see you again, whenever you come to this part of the world! All the best to all of you!

Reviewed 19 January 2018

The Retreat has been on our list for 1.5 long years before we finally managed to visit in May'17. The property is off road however reachable easily by one's own vehicle. It is an old and quaint house very nicely maintained by Paddy. The beds...More

Thank SakinaAmit
Response from Padmini S, Owner at The Retreat, BhimtalResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review, SakinaAmit! We're glad you had a good time, and now you have finally found your way here, do come soon and often! Best wishes

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Debarshi B
1 December 2017|
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Response from Padmini S | Property representative |
Hi Debarshi, Sorry for the delay. I am replying by email on Nilanjana'a ID in a moment. Regards, Padmini
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Abhay3592
13 September 2015|
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Response from Padmini S | Property representative |
Hi, sorry about the delay in replying. We can accommodate a maximum of 15, using extra beds. We have two suites of two 2-bedded rooms each plus a very large double room that can take an extra 3 beds.
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"each room is special - one would be lucky to stay in any of them !"
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"It helps to boo in advance and ideal for an extended weekend"
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"Just ask Paddy with your requirement, she will suggest the best possible room."
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"If I had to pick one amongst the 3 suites, I would pick the one with the big long windows that gets maximum..."
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