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Colonel's Retreat

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D-418, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Nice homestay in Defence colony. Its near to Lajpat Nagar Metro station. Rooms are well maintained and the staff is also good. The locality is very elite so no issues if any foreigner is staying. Recommended place to stay.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was just a place to rest for a few hours before catching an early morning flight, so did not really have much expectations. In fact, after 10 hours in a train, anything with a bed and a clean bathroom would have sufficed. But this place is a gem! A guesthouse in a quiet suburb, well maintained and comfortably furnished... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, tasteful bathroom with nice enclosed shower and plenty of hot water. TV, free wifi, and air worked well. Lots of closet storage space. Rooftop balcony, though in the process of being fixed up. Great breakfast of banana bread, brown bread, eggs, paratha, and other typical Indian breakfast delights. You can order dinner there as well. Very helpful staff,... More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will not be disappointed if u stay here. The pricing is alright if u book online. The palce is neatly done with a good taste of furniture & interiors. The place is quiet, clean, warm & firendly staff. This is actually a guest house which is well planned. The food is alright and service is good. A good place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just completed my first extended stay at Colonel's retreat - over 5 weeks - while in Delhi on business. The guest house is an absolute must for both tourist and business travellers as it meets all requirements: exceptionally welcoming and friendly management and staff, fabulous location, high levels of comfort and cleanliness and an absolute 'can do/will do'... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Colonel's Retreat is a peaceful refuge in the middle of bustling Delhi. The Retreat features a delicious (free) breakfast (I recommend the off-menu masala dosa); the banana bread with homemade jam is delicious, as other reviewers already noted. The rooms are clean and decorated in a simple, understated fashion. All of the staff have been kind, courteous, and helpful,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a hidden gem, our drive took a while to find it tucked in a residential side street. We only stayed one night but really enjoyed our experience. The room was simple but clean and tastefully furnished. Each floor had its own communal lounge area, the staff are friendly and helpful. We enjoyed both dinner and breakfast on... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Colonel's retreat Defence colony on a business trip to Delhi. This place is highly recommendable who are looking for an accomodation in a nice and cozy place. The neighborhood is safe and calm and the property is very well maintained. One must try the banana bread made by the cook which is served in breakfast.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was referred to this place by Shami from Holistic Massage Centre in McLeod Ganj as a place to stay flying in and out of Delhi. This was a great recommendation. The airport taxi was on time, friendly and safe. The room was lovely; spacious, comfortable bed and has hot water, air conditioning, good wifi, and good breakfast. This is... More 

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Bolinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Colonel's Retreat three times, in two different rooms, both beautiful. It is so inviting in every way. Defense Colony is safe for long interesting walks. The Colonel's Retreat is close to the Metro, to Khan Market, and to the food and other wonders of Defense Colony market. It's quiet and restorative. The rooftop is a wonderful... More 

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