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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vadodara, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice property in very scenic loacation. we stayed from 15th august till 17th august... reception and service is excellent.... food was very delicious.... rooms were very cozy and comfortable with modern amenities and nice view.... but food price was quite hith and felt bit overpriced property... nice place to relax.....

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Indore, India
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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told that this is the best hotel in lonavala and is 5 star in rating.However i found this hotel equal to a good 3 star hotel .The hotel was good for stay but not the one that can be remembered.The food was also expensive looking to the quality of food and hotel.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted a one night trip at Lonavala/khandala just to enjoy the monsoon and the lush green valley. And we found the perfect hotel in Dukes retreat. As soon as we entered our delux room we were amazed by the beautiful valley view. The clouds and fog were travelling infront of our eyes and the valley looked different every half... More

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Hyderabad, India
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12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights during Aug., 2014. I have seen the hotel and some mentions on travel websites that this is a 5 star hotel. I would humbly say that all those who say or believe this need to go and stay in a 4-star, if not a 5-star to come to reality. This is nothing... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is really everything every other review will tell you about; and more. Thats all that earned The Duke's Retreat that additional star. There is also the lovely lawn and the nice pool - all infrastructure is great - I love the relaxed feel of the entire place, some good taste in decor there. On the service front, the... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The retreat is old...but rooms are clean and have great views. No to little works have been done in a while so you may encounter the old smell at places. Service is fantastic. ..staff were helpful. They made special sweets for kids on independence day as they ran out of sweets and kids wanted some more. Pool is nice and... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i was here yesterday with wife and daughter . easy to find location exactly on pune mumbai old highway. we took deluxe room no 107, and view was awesome.overall stay was comfortable and pleasent. only thing i felt food was too much expensive for its quality. rest everything good.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! We thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. It is a pleasure for us to know that you had a wonderful time at our hotel with your family. Our location is surely and asset to us and we are glad that it added value to your stay. However, we would like... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a short outdoor trip. Very near to Mumbai. We stayed in the Super-deluxe room the rooms are huge and clean. The View specially in the monsoon is awesome with water falls and greenery all around ...which one can see from the room itself.. Service is good. Staff helpful.Breakfast was nice. Aviod going on weekends. Firstly during monsoons... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your praises in the form of your review and are happy that the accommodation, location and service surpassed your expectation. Nestled in the hills of Khandala, our hotel offers splendid vistas of the serene ghats which have always been a favourite amongst our guests. Our... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort gives the best view over the valley especially in monsoon. The view from the deluxe room was very picturesque. Multiple waterfalls with lush greenery could be seen. The room was very nice and as per the photos on the website. It was spacious enough for 3 adults and 1 child. Though the patio was the highlight of the... More

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! We thank you for your patronage and sharing your review following your stay with us. It is a delight to know that we could provide you a relaxing sanctuary, replete with close to home comfort and contemporary luxuries. Our resort is located in a picturesque setting which offers a refreshing respite to our patrons.... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort provides the best ambience along with great service though its a bit pricy on the food. Its an amazing and perfect destination for monsoons to soak oneself in the rains and lush greenery. Hope to get back soon. . The rooms are beautifully designed and very well maintained. Go for Deluxe Rooms. Great hospitality and indeed a very... More

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! We thank you for your patronage and sharing your review following your stay with us.It is a delight to know that we could provide you a relaxing sanctuary, replete with close to home comfort and contemporary luxuries. We are glad that our impeccable service, location and accommodation added value to your stay and that... 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*
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The Dukes Retreat at Khandala is not more than a 15 minute picturesque drive away from Lonavala. The resort is a landmark located 1850 ft. above sea level. Keys Khandala is spread across 11 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, valley-view and the mesmerizing Western Ghats. The property benefits from being set in the lap of the flora of the region and nestles amidst waterfalls, nature trails and winding forest paths. ... more   less 
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