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Hotel Orchid

Polo Road, Shillong 793001, India
Hotel Orchid
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  • Location
    3.5 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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Munich, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel were the staff - they were always pleasant and helpful. The rooms are smelly and have carpet which feels like it's never washed. Hot water was good. Food was so so-veg curry came cold... but the prices are cheap.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in April 2015 for 3 nights.It is located on Polo Road a little away from Police Bazar. The property is past its prime and needs renovation.Staff is courteous.Food is passable.But one has to order dinner before 9 at night as the restaurant closes after that.Large parking space in front which is not available to hotels near police bazaar.In... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 2 Nghts here with my parents.The so called suite is basic but huge with a small balcony with chairs to sit.There is no view as such but u an hear some unique bird whistles.It was windly & cool in te begining of April when I went so siting outside was rather nice & pleasant.Rooms were just basic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We, four friends visited shillong in the month of november 2014 and we booked hotel orchid in advance. We booked two delux room. The hotel room was quite big with one bathroom, one dressing room and one verandah. The hotel is a bit away from police bazar, which is the center of the city. The hotel staff was nice and... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Best hotel in Shillong at this rate. We stayed here in Feb 2013 during our Cherrapunjee visit. We didn't book any hotel in advance. After reviewing many hotels suggested by Taxi driver, we were not satisfied and it was very costly. I then call Orchid Hotel reception and it took Rs.200 in taxi to reach there. It was just brilliant... More 

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Jamshedpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Last year in the month of November I stayed in this hotel along with my friend. The hotel is near golf course but little far from the shopping area. When we reached in the reception counter of hotel in the evening. We were welcomed by the reception person warmly. Within few minutes we were shifted to the room. Oh the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We visited this hotel for our lunch on 26th Dec 2013. Location is excellent just beside the lake with very large glass windows. Service and quality of food was average.Rooms were clean. This hotel is maintained by Meghalaya tourism.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Only nice thing about this place is the awesome view of the Umium lake from the large dining hall. Other than that, they have nothing else to boast. Rooms are untidy & uninviting, very badly maintained. On top of that, this place is quite far from Shillong town, not convenient. Food was not bad & they have ample parking space,... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The Hotel maintained by the Meghalaya Tourism comes under the budget category and there is another Pinewood Hotel which is on premium side. I had opted for the Semi-Deluxe Room and the room size was good enough and much larger when compared to a Deluxe room in normal hotels. Hotel surroundings are cool and pleasant with silent atmosphere however if... More 

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Guwahati, India
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

this hotel is bit away from centre point but very homely. staffs will try to give service but due to lack of linfrastructure they will not be able to give you the same. . food is ok. you can stay their if you have budget constraint but for 1 -2 days

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