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The Pinewood (HPTDC)

Barog 173212, India
The Pinewood (HPTDC)
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The way uphill from Kalka to Shimla can be tiring by road despite the gorgeous landscape. The Pinewood Hotel in Barog, exactly halfway in the journey, offers a most pleasant lunch and refreshing stopover. Scenically perched on Barog's layered mountainside, the hotel and restaurant overlook deep, green valleys. Plentiful menu choices in Indian, continental and Chinese cuisine bodes well for... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night here in May 2015 while on our way from Thanedar to Delhi. Barog, where the hotel is located, is about 8km off NH22, and was a reasonable half way point between where we were in Himachal and Delhi (6 hours to Delhi). This HPDTC run hotel had a good location with views of the valley below.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very apprehensive about staying in hills as i had my mom traveling with me who has problem in walking. So this was the only hotel which had rooms on ground floor with nice view. A home away from A nice location from here one can travel to Shimla, Kufri, Faagu ( 2-3 hrs drive). Hotel is nicely made,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very comfortable stay in the Tree House. Helpful staff. Limited but good kitchen. Chicken curry is sumptuous. Must try. They were renovating the place at that time, but the rooms were clean and spacious.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Hi, I will say one of the best managed property by HPTDC. Lovely location. Excellent service. Open spaces. Tasty food and nice open cafe. Online booking. Ample parking. Lawns to play for kids. They will love it. Overall excellent experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great location good for family looking for calmness and relaxation nothing much for the kids though.average room quality staff is polite ,dinning area is great with great food himachal mutton is speciality here.overall a good experience with the options available in this location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

How I can describe our discovery of this hotel. We learning that Nehru came here. Best food in best railway station of toy train. Magnificent view. And the hotel. Such a good garden. Good space, buildings are arranged in steroids. Dining room is gorgeous. Service superb.Himachal mutton in its best here.

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New Delhi, India
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Good place to spend a weekend in the calmness, sit back relax in the open area, eat in the cafe. Nothing much to do in and around the hotel, just to rejuvenate you can visit this place. And of course if you drive till here, then you can go to little far places as well. 6 hours flat drive from... More 

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Ambala, India
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Nice location,( Best for Summer and Winter too ) Visit this place 3rd time but stay at 1st time with family,, Good location Deluxe Rooms are also good. Wood furniture /TV / mate and Matters are old ( not worth as cost ) very open space out side the room but ( unmaintained Garden ) Nothing for kids ( just... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Hi Just before soln on the old highway is a small hillstation Barog,,,,,i found it better than hustle and bustle of Shimla. Stayed there for 3 days and was a enjoyable experience. Lovely garden and play area is a treat for the kids . Took a Taxi one morning for a day stay in shimla and came back in night... More 

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