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Grandma Stokes' BnB

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Placed amid an apple and cherry orchard, the homestay is completely wooden structure offering cozy and comfertable stay in a secluded location. It is build overlooking the Trans Himalayan snow capped range and the River Sutlej in the valley. ----------------------------------------------------- Snuggled amidst the lofty himalayas Grandma Stokes' Bed&Breakfast offers a stellar view.From the location can be seen the mountains ringed with snow bracelets as well as the winding river Sutlej altogether in one frame. The road leading to us is a delight in itself with a breathtaking view of the encompassing flora that creates a vivid panorama.Grandma's is a place equally great for all. Its good for the elderly to relax, for artists to explore create, for families to bond, friends to enjoy an...Placed amid an apple and cherry orchard, the homestay is completely wooden structure offering cozy and comfertable stay in a secluded location. It is build overlooking the Trans Himalayan snow capped range and the River Sutlej in the valley. ----------------------------------------------------- Snuggled amidst the lofty himalayas Grandma Stokes' Bed&Breakfast offers a stellar view.From the location can be seen the mountains ringed with snow bracelets as well as the winding river Sutlej altogether in one frame. The road leading to us is a delight in itself with a breathtaking view of the encompassing flora that creates a vivid panorama.Grandma's is a place equally great for all. Its good for the elderly to relax, for artists to explore create, for families to bond, friends to enjoy and for kids to somply discover nature's lap! It is well connected to the outer world yet aloof from its hubbub. DINING and LODGINGS: purifie water provided with comfortable beddings. Freshly cooked meals with abundant fruits alongside. SERVICES: Wifi, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian(on demand) food available,a diligent staff , board games. So come visit us and experience the typical pahari essence of life and food! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: No. 16-300/2015-DTO-SML-625More
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About the Owner
Vinay S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
Interaction with guests
We stay in part of the house and are available for interactions with our guest, the places of interest are tanijubbar Lake where the reflection of the trees can be seen, Hatu peak and a picknic trek from hatu peak to jaw baag through a Virgin oak forest to an open Meadow in jaw baag, St Mary's oldest church in Kotgarh, a trip to the river satluj there are small treak around our orchards over looking the mighty Himalayas and river satluj in one frame, we have cherry and Apple flowering time from 20th March to 20th April which is a delight to see our cherry picking season starts from 5th may to 25th June which the children really love our Apple harvesting is from 25th July to September mid and in the winters one do skiing
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Reviewed 3 June 2019

Grandma stokes at Kotgarh captures the essence and soul of the “apple basket”. It is a home stay that defines comfort and hospitality. Beautiful woody interiors match the mesmerising landscape. Vinay and Veena, the lovely couple who manage Gramdma Stokes, make you feel like you’ve...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful picturesque place which exceeded all our expectations on every count. It has all the ingredients for a perfect vacations: A) breath taking views of the Himalayas from the room. The terrace attached to the room is an added bonanza B) loads of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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vinay s, VR Owner at Grandma Stokes' BnB, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2019

Hello Ma'am, It was a wonderful experience hosting you. Thank you for capturing the essence of our homestay so wonderfully. Please do visit us again. We welcome you all seasons. Regards Vinay Grandma Stokes BnB Thanedhar

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Well don’t have better words to describe my trip than being awesome, fantastic, fantabulous... Couldn’t have asked for more from my first trip to the Himachal Himalayas foothills. Having experienced many other hills earlier in India and overseas was wondering what could Kotgarh be like?...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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vinay s, VR Owner at Grandma Stokes' BnB, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you ma'am, for such wonderful words about Grandma stokes. It was a great pleasure to host you all, we are happy to know you had a memorable stay with us, we look forward to your next visit during snow, regards Vinay from Grandma stokes...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful house with the most amazing views. The history of the place adds to the charm. The hosts Vinay and his wife Veena along with Chameli look after all their guests needs personally including organising a small trek and packed lunch. We...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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vinay s, VR Owner at Grandma Stokes' BnB, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you ma'am for your beautiful review about Grandma stokes it was great to have you with us we are happy to know you had a wonderful time with us, we do look forward to your next visit regards Vinay 9816420213

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were recommended by a friend and we don't regret going there. The place is in the middle of Apple & Cherry orchards over looking the velly and at a distance one can view river Sutlej winding tbrough the majestic Himalayas. THE place if you...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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vinay s, VR Owner at Grandma Stokes' BnB, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you Manpreet ji, for your beautiful review about Grandma stokes it was nice have you and your team members with us... We do look forward to your visit during cherry picking time regards Vinay 9816420213

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Housekeeping Included
Water Views
Safe
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Ping Pong Table
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Grandma stokes bnb thanedar Kotgarh is situated in a middle of cherry and Apple orchard which offers a stellar view of the mighty Himalayas and river satluj in one frame with activities like cherry picking apple picking and beautiful walks around the orchards with the Himalayas always ahead of you
How to get there
Shimla/Narkanda/Thanedhar/Phalali... We are 80 km ahead of Shimla the roads are all metaled up to the house, one can come by bus service from Shimla upto Thanedhar from where we can pick you or walk to our place, taxi or your own vehicle the driving time is two and half hour from Shimla the drive is beautiful specialy after Narkanda we have secured parking inside our gated house
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