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The Lakeside Retreat

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Lake Side, Pokhara-6 | P.O. Box 495, Pokhara, Nepal (Formerly Base Camp Resort)
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is central and yet very quiet. The ideal place to revitalize after a good trek! Tried the Spa/ massage that brought my soaring legs back to life. Personnel is very helpful and can get you reservations/transport for everything in town. Special thanks to Mr. Ayush for this great recommendation.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great customer service with friendly staff and tips for local activities. Lakeside location but still a 10 min walk to the main cafes and hangout joints. Buffet breakfast is nice. Rooms are spacious, clean and well equipped with nice mountain view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family. The entire staff was very humble and responsive. The premise is very pleasing and the rooms are also very cozy. It's just a small walk away from the local market and the phewa lake. Himalayan range is visible from the top.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The good part- The place is well organised.. Rooms are clean.. Decent place to stay for not more than a couple of days.. Now the bad part - The staff think that they are doing you a favour To add to it the manager also thinks the same.. They only give focus to non Indians.. This is not the attitude... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The recent refurbishments of the hotel have turned a basic hotel into something really modern and special. The rooms are all equipped with everything we needed, including constant hot water in the middle of winter. Despite power cuts, the hotel generator provided continual electricity to the whole site. The restaurant meals are exceptionally tasty and the staff were always available... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It was great experience with this hotel. Clean room, Helpful staff, Good Food. very closed to lake side, that we had a great view to Fish tail.Some times wi-fi slow, but its was good. The best part of this hotel is so beautiful garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We have been there in the shivering cold of December 2014. But the hotel was excellent with its round the clock electricity supply (which is not common facility in Nepal) and heating system. Toilet fixing are from renowned brand ROCA. Don't miss an afternoon walk in the Bashundhara Park located just the opposite of the road, nice view of Fishtail... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice place very resort like. Well appointed rooms. Ask for the new rooms as these are the nice rooms. The retreat have some old rooms which are quite dated. There is no lake view from the hotel but some rooms have a nice view of the Annapurna range.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Positives were newer, clean, well-appointed, architecturally-interesting rooms with private patios/decks. Wifi was so-so. Location was on the periphery of the trendy lakeside shopping/dining area in Pokhara. Little bit of a walk to get to the main action but definitely do-able. Hotel is definitely not close to being 'lakeside' or even lakeside-adjacent as its name implies. If you're going out later... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

After staying at lodges and tea houses, this hotel truly felt like a retreat. The rooms were spacious, clean and best of all, offered a consistently hot shower. I also indulged in the spa services and had one of the best massages of my life. The food was nice but nothing special. I would recommend eating local food as that's... More 

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