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Sunnymead Rentals

Shimla Hwy | Below the Cart Rd, Near the Old MLA Headquarters, Shimla 171004, India
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Sunnymead Rentals
Ranked #1 of 83 Specialty lodging in Shimla
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chandigarh, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most hospitable, cozy and beautiful place ever made!!! A must visit. If you don't know the hospitality of sunnymead you don't know real hospitality. The meals, the room, the people and of course the friendly 3 dogs were awesome......... The place has been modernised and a lot of effort has been put..... A lot of books.... Great furniture.... Near... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Remember the best meal you would have ever had, remember the time when you were served food with most warmth, multiply the emotion that you would have felt then by at least 3 times. That's your every meal at Sunnymead. So you would have got the drift by now. Excellent food blended with warmth of hospitality. The rooms are beautiful,... More

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Bombay, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is the kind of stay that will spoil you for any other kind. You're in somebody's beautifully appointed home. There are big happy dogs and a cat to cuddle. Books to wallow in. A lovely cottage garden with wild flowers as well. The food is comforting, delicious and beautifully presented in heirloom crockery. Like the osteria in Italy, the... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had an outrageously good stay at Madhavi's house in February 2014. This is a really tastefully and carefully restored family home, built by her great grandfather, full of antique furniture, hangings and carpets. It sits on the steep slope below Cart Road in its lovely garden - Moti Lal has been looking after it for 30 years or more.... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Madhavi and Radhika were the most wonderful hosts, welcoming us with a smile in their beautiful home. A cosy, wooden house, aesthetically done, it instantly made us feel at home. A beautiful garden is perfect to laze in the sun and food is quite incredible - especially the Lamb :) In short, I fell in love with the place and... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Madhavi was an excellent hostess and Sunnymead is a beautiful property. I would highly recommend staying here. The house has so much character and is beautifully furnished and decorated. Our room had a very comfortable four poster bed and a fire burning in the fireplace. Chatting to Madhavi and her mum, Rita, before dinner was interesting and entertaining. The dinner... More

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've now gone up to Sunnymead twice, and will happily return year after year. As others have mentioned, the food is simply outstanding! Madhavi and her dogs (and cat) are great company; there's wonderful birding to be done sitting on the verandah, there's endless books on offer, and you're a good 3 km short of town, so you really do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A quick look at the Bed & Breakfast options on TripAdvisor had me fixated on the quaint and beautiful Sunnymead. After reading every single review (and then once more), I knew this was the place I wanted to stay at while in Shimla. While making my booking for the first week of September I exchanged several emails with the owner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We had the most fantastic stay in Sunnymead - Madhavi is a perfect host but also we think we left after our three night visit here as friends and who can ask for more than that ! The house is beautifully restored, packed with antiques and books - a real joy - with all that you need and a very... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

PROS and CONS PROs 1. BEAUTIFUL place; heritage is something to be experienced. 2. INSANE food; Madhavi could easily be a chef at a leading restaurant. Trust me; 3. FRESH food; all organic- everything grows there. She also has the best of stuff to serve from the choicest locations; 4. The place has character and history- it will talk to... More

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Address: Shimla Hwy | Below the Cart Rd, Near the Old MLA Headquarters, Shimla 171004, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla

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Sunnymead, Shimla is an exquisitely restored home with a spectacular garden. Located on the edge of the Reserve Forest. It is conveniently situated both to explore Shimla and its surrounds, as well as just relax and do nothing...Located just off the Cart Road, Sunnymead is the first private house as you drive up from the plains. Parking is available at the level of the road, either in our private parking bay or else in one of our garages.A short walk down a mountain path leads to the house. The road is not motorable till the front door. We are not a hotel, but offer short term rentals for like-minded people who would like to live in an old family home. Short stays may be customised on request.The food offered is both Indian and European, served in exquisite collectible china with old, beautifully maintained silverware.Distances from Sunnymead:Sunnymead to Railway Station- 1.2 kmSunnymead to Victory Tunnel- 1.8 kmSunnymead to Local Bus Stand on Cart Road- 2.2 kmSunnymead to Lift (for the Mall) - 3.1 kmSunnymead to Boileauganj (local market)- 1.2 km ... more   less 

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