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The Dukes Retreat

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pune Mumbai Road, Khandala, Lonavala 410301, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I for one cannot fathom staying in Khandala in the monsoons all cooped up within four walls! There are plenty of options in and around Khandala, but none like the location of Dukes Retreat. You truly enjoy the monsoons, sitting cosy in your room with bhajiya and chai! Wow! The view is worth it all! The food is reasonably good,... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for commending The Dukes Retreat Khandala on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you had a fantastic stay experience at our hotel and were impressed by the panoramic views of the serene Khandala Ghats our rooms have to offer. It is nice to know that the service surpassed your expectations and you found the accommodation comfortable. Your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is just too good to visit during monsoons..just 45 mins drive frm mumbai n u feel u hv eneterd a totally different world...just bck frm a lovely weekend..the whole place is covered with fog..n its sooo cold out there..n Mr Vishal frm the restaurant is worth a mention..he made our stay memorable..food was awesome..it gets very crowded during... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your heart warming comments on TripAdvisor. We are happy that our location delighted you and you had a wonderful experience at The Dukes Retreat Khandala. Our team is pleased to know that the service surpassed your expectations and you found the food palatable. Indeed our hotel is a preferred choice for weekend breaks and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dukes retreat is all about the location and scenic beauty around the resort. In monsoons its like heaven on earth. Not the best food I have had but not bad either. If tastes buds are of immense priority u might feel a bit disappointed; still would advice got it a shot for sure. Great staff and excellent mantainance complement the... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Dukes Retreat, Khandala. Our hotel offers luxurious rooms and cottages amidst the lush green Western Ghat Hills. The compliments for our associates have inspired and motivated them. Your feedback for the food has been noted and shared with the chef. Once again,... More

Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was planning to visit Khandala, Lonavala & Adlabs Imagica and after much research, I decided to settle for The Duke's Retreat. I would like to accept that the The Duke's is located at an awesome location with breathtaking views of the Western Ghat, picturesque Shooting Point and Kune Waterfalls. As soon as I reached The Duke's from Pune, it... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for staying at The Dukes Retreat, Khandala. The scenery and the scintillating views of the picturesque, Western Ghats from our rooms and cottages are breathtaking. We’re glad that you had a pleasant stay with us. It’s also good to know that you enjoyed the meticulous services offered by our staff; this is... More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had confirmed a booking from Mr. Shabbir for 2 Nights MAP Package over phone. After that he asked me to send an e-mail. The E-mail did not yield any response. The next day he went back on his agreed rate and asked me for an increase in Tariff, at which I got so frustrated that I cancelled my booking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect romantic getaway. The resort is at its best during monsoons. Cottage rooms with the valley view makes it a perfect place to stay for couples. Prices are on a higher side when compared to a similar hotel in another location but that's understandable due to proximity to Mumbai-Pune.

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for choosing to stay with us and sharing your feedback on this forum. Our Dukes team is happy to know that you were impressed by our location and the views that our hotel had to offer. It is wonderful to know that you consider us as “a perfect romantic getaway”. However, the concern raised by you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

dukes is one of the good professionally managed resort in khandala. however if u visit in moonsoon, than u might have some problem like leakage of water from roof etc in swimming pool area and lobby, management must fixed it. problem is the food, for non veg eaters it good menu however for veg eaters they dont have much varitiy,... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Our Dukes team is happy to know that you were impressed by our location and the views that our hotel has to offer. It is nice to know that the service of our management was at par with your expectations and like many other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a romantic monsoon place..Dukes Retreat, Khandala is the place to be. Great views, Friendly, Warm & Helpful staff. However food was a little over priced. Overall a great experience..

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your heart warming compliments on TripAdvisor. We are happy to know that you had a delightful experience at our hotel. Our team is pleased to know that you were impressed by our service and the views of serene Khandala Ghats. Your appreciation for our associates has inspired them and they look forward to offering... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dukes Retreat was better than we expected having stayed in another resort in Lonavala last year where the rooms were not as good as those we found at Dukes. We had a deluxe room and an executive room for a family of 5. The beds were huge and the bathrooms (shower rooms - no baths) were newly renovated, very clean... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. It is a pleasure for us to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our resort better than the others in the vicinity. At Dukes Retreat, we focus on providing our guests the most memorable experience of visiting Lonavala. We are glad that you liked the accommodation offered, found... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go to dukes retreat for the awesome location and great staff. The hotel was jam packed as we had gone on a long weekend. Food, room service, staff are really good. Checkin time is at 1 pm but we were given the room 40 min late ( it was worth the wait i feel, we also requested for a late... More

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our resort perfect for your weekend. We are glad that our rooms, food and services were up to your expectations. Indeed, we are happy that the climate added value to your stay and you enjoyed the courteousness... More

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Address: Pune Mumbai Road, Khandala, Lonavala 410301, India
Location: India > Maharashtra > Lonavala > Khandala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dukes Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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