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The Dukes Retreat

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pune Mumbai Road, Khandala, Lonavala 410301, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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surat
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Vadodara, India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place to stay during monsoons .especially the deck of hotel..the best view of surrounding valley n waterfall ...just beautiful..stay was good but food was bit costly.rooms were big n fitted with modern aminities .food served was good.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your stay experience with us on Trip Advisor. The Dukes Retreat is beautifully set on the edge of the cliff and thus, picturesque views of Western Ghats come naturally to it. We provide a lot of options for dining and it is great to know that you loved our food as we serve delicacies... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location the valley view is just great , The pool is good, But the service is what makes it, Could be Improved by better trained staff........ Food quality is good, Bit expensive, Rooms are very cozy and clean, Nice place to relax.........Such a good location feels wasted with not so good service.......................... Needs improvement

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your stay experience with us. The Dukes Retreat is one of the finest hotels in Khandala sitting atop a mountain; our resort offers Deluxe and Executive Rooms alongside eight lavish holiday cottages. I would like to thank you for appreciating our food and rooms. It is disheartening to know that you didn’t find our... More

Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guests, We thank you for your kind review of your recent stay at our resort. It is great to know that you enjoyed every moment of your stay and left us relaxed and rejuvenated. At The Dukes Retreat, we strive to create a wholesome experience with our location, service and amenities. Your kind remarks about each of our offerings... More

Indore, India
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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for reviewing our resort following your stay with us. Though we are glad to know that you were satisfied with our location and found our offerings upto the mark, we regret that we could'nt extend an ever so memorable experience. Please be assured that it is our objective to create memories for a lifetime, and we... More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for articulating your experience on this form. It is great to know that we could fulfill your objective of a perfect monsoon getaway. Perched on the top of a mountain, The Duke Retreat is ideal to enjoy a relaxing break in the lap of nature. We are glad to know that you were impressed with... More

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We have gone through the review and are quite concerned about the deficiencies experience by you. We apologize for the inconvenience faced by you and would like to mention that we always strive to offer the best to our guests and our reviews present on TripAdvisor bear testimony to this... 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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