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Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa

Chalsa Hill Top, Jalpaiguri 735206, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely property, one that blends with nature. They have no room service and that means walking around quite a bit around the property which is lovely. However, the food is average and the T.V in the room is old with few channels with bad reception, this should be upgraded. When I visited the pool had been damaged due to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Real paradise on earth.Lush green where ever you look,gives a rain forest feeling.A great place for bird watchers.Cottages are spacious with an outside view.Child friendly with seperate playground.Good food with a wide choice.A great place for rest and recreation.Maintenance and upkeep needs brushing.Walls etc require repairs which should be attended too.A problem is the distance from the cottages to the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in April 2015. The property is beautifully landscaped with large rooms- nicely decorated. Separate children park was a plus as my 6 years old daughter spent a considerable time there. We used other facilities like - pool and gym - both are well maintained. Hotel staff are courteous and helpful. Lot of open space and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice resort, great spread, plenty of options for in-house activity, and a huge prospect! At the end, the overall maintenance of the property could have been much better, the restaurant could have been a little more enthusiastic, the house keeping could have had an option of guests pressing a few wrinkles. Overall, a feel-good experience primarily for the vastness... More 

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sussex
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night en route to Bhutan. Very impressive public rooms and the bedrooms were also good. There's quite a way to walk to most of them from the main building so if you have mobility problems ask if they can accommodate you nearer to reception. The bar is a little sterile and the staff seemed a bit... More 

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Ooty, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice resort offering a hospitable experience. This resort is just 20 min from the main safari point in Gurumara and located in a quaint uphill area overlooking Chalsa town. The rooms are clean and furnished with fine linen with views of the garden. The staff are helpful and the breakfast spread is just right, The swimming pool is clean... More 

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GM_Sinclairs_Dooars, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa, responded to this review

Dear Wildwalkersooty, Thank you for taking your time to write this superb review about Sinclairs Retreat Dooars on Trip Advisor. I am most pleased that you found your stay with us to be to your satisfaction and that you enjoyed your overall trip. You are absolutely right about our location, situated at Chalsa Hill overlooking the Dooars Valley – an... More 

Burnaby, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stayed here with family this winter. While the hotel and restaurant are a bit pricey for what they offer, the staff were super helpful and the facilities were quite good. The managaer actually helped us line up an elephant safari in nearby Jaldapara, where we encountered an Indian rhino in the morning. Also, the rooms here have an excellent hot... More 

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GM_Sinclairs_Dooars, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa, responded to this review

Dear Anand, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor, post your recent stay at Dooars. We are so happy to hear your appreciation about our staff, and glad that you enjoyed the wildlife at Jaldapara. The very essence of Dooars is its rich wildlife and exquisite flora and fauna. Apart from the rhinos, there are... More 

Cheshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We were unlucky enough to spend time in this hotel when a convention meeting was going on, so the normal guests had to suffer being treated as more of a nuisance than welcomed. The food was really poor, the worst we had during our travels around India. The convention had a band playing in the middle of the grounds until... More 

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GM_Sinclairs_Dooars, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am sorry that you left our Hotel with a less than favourable opinion. It is disappointing to learn that the convention detracted from your overall experience at the Hotel, please accept my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that may have been caused. We do hope... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

On a hill top, this is heavenly. The lobby is so well architected with an open ended view to the vast expanse of greenery is simply mind blowing. The rooms are huge with big verandah and additional sitting arrangements for adda. Spa is very cool. At night, the place is beautifully illuminated. The food in the restaurant is very delicious.... More 

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GM_Sinclairs_Dooars, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa, responded to this review

Dear Santanu, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Sinclairs Retreat Dooars I am very pleased to hear that you were happy with your stay and that you found the location to be perfect for you. I will pass on the compliments to our team. It is pleasant to read your positive review about the Laya... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Sinclair at Dooars is a excellent resort. I visited in March 2015. Rooms are spacious and are Bungalow type of accommodation. They are Spacious & clean. Staff members are polite & helpful. Sightseeing like Safari, orchid gardens, tea estate etc was well organised. Above all food at restaurant is very good. Swimming pool, gardens,are well maintained. Would love to go... More 

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GM_Sinclairs_Dooars, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Dooars, Chalsa, responded to this review

Dear Thakkar, We absolutely love your 5 star review, along with your wonderful comments about our resort. Thank you for sharing your holiday experience with the Tripadvisor community. We value all the feedback we can get to be able to enhance our services continuously. I am delighted to learn that the room you were allocated was comfortable and had all... More 

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