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Chinoy Road | Via Neral, Karjat Taluka, Matheran 410102, India
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Cecil Hotel
Ranked #3 of 18 Matheran B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel located at calm place in the middle of lots of trees and this place is away from the crowd. We reached here with lot of expectation but overall experience was very disappointing.We booked through makemytrip and were forced to stay there for one night because of non refund. Rooms are big but the beds sheets are stinky, toned... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took two bungalow rooms for two days. Rooms were not ready till 2.00 pm. Even then found unclean toilets and really bad towels & bedsheets awaited us. We weren't sure how hygienic the blankets were. Had to change rooms and then got rooms where doors didn't close. Food is at best average. Absolutely no reason to pay the kind of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great property,even you lost when you count how many Heritage rooms they have.surrounding with greenery,big trees,well maintained gardens,unlimited buffet veg food,monkeys,photographic scenery,and the horse riding give you boost to stay long in these property as long as you can imagine.We stay maximum time in these property.Rooms are really big,don't book AC room as these are wastage of money.Bathrooms are also... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had lot of expectation but it turned out the property is not renovated since ages. Badly maintained interiors, red water to drink as well as for usage, unclean sheets, dump smell in room, overall bad experience. It was not at all value for money. After visiting Matheran we found other property which more clean and nicely maintained in more... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very few places have the ability to help one travel back in time, Matheran is one such place. We were a group of 5 friends going to Matheran and when we selected Cecil, the amazing rates we got at Cleartrip was the key reason to opt in. But when we reached Cecil we were in for a beautiful surprise... the... More

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Thane, India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The journey to this hotel started as a nightmare where after returning from market in evening there were no lights on the road, hence, we got a nice haunted experience. In addition, there were monkeys playing around in hotel and in room there were blank ants all over. To add to our woes the bathroom was not maintained at all,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel was the only highlight of our trip which unfortunately wasnt as expected. Bit of a walk but very homely. Staff members are courteous. Rooms were spacious but the bathrooms were horrendous. Better carry Harpic, disinfectant and a scrubber with you. Limited tv viewing options of non hindi crowd. The highlight is the veg food they serve. Mixed crowd... More

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Surat, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It is very god having or can be called as perfect hotel. The staff and food is very good. Its room are so big that 8 people can live in one room so before going there just inquiry about the family room so your can some money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This hotel is better than others. Otherwise, nothing great about the place. Rooms are spacious. Furniture and bathrooms are not maintained. Lot of dirt under the bed. Very old property which needs maintenance. Mess walls and ceilings need immediate attention. Food is homely but oily but still better than junk food you get all over Matheran. Food menu needs improvement.... More

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What ammenities they have shown on site it is not available.Indoor games not available.If it is not there why they people want to show on site. Table tennis not available,badminton not available. Not cleanliness,Tolilets & bathroom not good. Food quality medium. No children activity

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Address: Chinoy Road | Via Neral, Karjat Taluka, Matheran 410102, India
Location: India > Maharashtra > Matheran
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Cecil Hotel, Matheran is a Heritage Hotel constructed in the year 1950. Having been recently renovated and rejuvenated, it still maintains its charm of its era! Being a ground floor structure, it is an accessible hotel based in a sprawling area of 5.5 acres of land, lush green and quite for the ultimate tranquil holiday experience. The hotel consists of 25 rooms, including 3 bungalows and also a large dining room where the guests are served the most delicious vegetarian cuisine. The hotel also caters to the music savvy generation by providing an in-house dance floor and DJ. ... more   less 
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