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The Pinewood (HPTDC)

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Barog 173212, India
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The Pinewood (HPTDC)
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Barog
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ludhiana, Punjab, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a hotel where you should not expect much. This is HP tourism hotel, staff is ok-type. As far as food is concerned try their cafe than restaurant. If you want to eat good indian food in barog then go to Tourist Dhaba hardly 2 mins away from pinewood. Food is good there. Soup of Pinewood hotel is good... More

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Gurgaon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Hi, Barog is a small town on the Kalka - Shimla rail route. It's a part of Solan district in Himachal. When I chose to drive down to this place for a weekend, I could find a few hotels, but as I love staying at HPTDC hotels, I chose Pinewood Barog. Its a spacious property and well maintained. The view... More

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Dharmshala
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The review is pertaining to service matter not the hotel. If you are really hungry and find the restaurant more than half occupied in capacity, Do not prefer as they donot have appropriate staff to cater you. Even the simple running order of the food takes more than one hour to prepare and cater. I had to call the waiter... More

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Chandigarh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It is a Himachal Tourism hotel in Barog on Chandigarh- Shimla highway,close to Solan.It is beautifully set on a hillock in the Shivalik range of mountains.It is a large property,housing a cafateria,restaurant,walking track,some playing facilities for kids,swings for all age groups and mood swings . We went with family,stayed there for three days and three nights in June 2014. Food... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

we stated our trip from Delhi. as we headed towards kinnaur and kalpa it was on the list. the hotel is very good. it is near chail. moreover the nature is peaceful and tranquil here. and the accommodation of this hotel and the service is good.

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Pune, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The main attraction for this hotel is location. This is close to Chail, Shimla, Solan. The view is not so great due to the trees around the property, not at least from the room I got (110?). They can improve a little bit on cleanliness of the carpet and the bathroom. Food in the restaurant is not the best but... More

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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Nice property with not so great views because of lack of altitude and vegetation around.........if you're particular about views, choose Barog Heights that's right above Pinewood, perched on the mountain top. Bang on the main road can be a bit of disturbance expecially if you're looking for a 'quiet place' to spend time. One thing that deserves full marks is... More

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New Delhi, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a nice place for one day of family vacation. good outdoors, nice gardens and very well located. Food is good and staff as usual which is hallmark of hptdc , every staff member is warm and friendly. Not much to do beyond one day though good place to just cut off and submerge in books and nature.

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New Delhi, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

In close proximity to Chandigarh, this can be a good retreat option if you don't want to travel a lot (30 kms before Shimla) and stay away from the crowd. Owned by HPTDC and hence a prime location. Construction and rooms are not that great considering the rentals but the awesome scenery is hard to tell.

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Greater Noida, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

1. Decent Cost 2. Easily available, depending on time of the year 3. Proximity to Solan, Chail etc. 4. Excellent location and each room facing the road has a great view of the mountains 5. Food is tasty and served with a smile, cost is appropriate too 6. Maintenance/Upkeep is an issue as with all Government Owned / managed properties... More

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Address: Barog 173212, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Barog
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