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Pinewood Hotel

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Rita Road | European Ward, Shillong 793001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel pinewood is situated on a quiet road away from the small town traffic of Shillong. The spacious hotel has well-done rooms with heating and electric kettle. Surely, there is also old-world fireplace, which did not function, but coal was kept just for the charm :). The bed is comfortable and staff is always smiling, non-intrusive. The interiors are... More 

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36 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It cheap but good. You enjoy it. Food is good. Rooms is good. staffs are seldom near. They know their worth. You try hard to find a place. So you try early. good walkway and lawn. They're not bothered to show you another masterpiece hotel just opposite in the same campus. We could not understand properly. Very near to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit to Shillong and the Pinewood. We have been here twice. Yes, it is a bit dated , but has an old fashioned charm. The food was good , we found the staff friendly and interesting. Let's say, we didn't expect in room wi-fi , mini bar fridge etc.and on that front were not disappointed !... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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59 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Hotel Pinewood comprises a cluster of buildings on a hillock overlooking Ward’s Lake in the central part of Shillong. The main building is a heritage structure, perhaps a hundred years old, adorned with wood panelling, antique furniture and old photographs. There are a few rooms in the adjacent wing, probably of the same vintage. Most of the other rooms are... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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95 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Pinewood is a government owned hotel, one of the old properties in Shillong. So expect sprawling grounds, quaint rooms, but average service from its staff. If one goes with this expectation, then this is a good place to stay. There was wifi at the reception, though not at the rooms. Breakfast is basic. Carry your own towel. Found this to... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The room was large, but old and not so well maintained. When one stepped on parts of the floor, one side of the wall shook! The hotel gives wifi connectivity. Baked fish and dessert were good at dinner, but the breakfast buffet was disappointing. We had to leave early and were offered only bread, eggs and bananas. There is a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

One of the oldest hotels in the centre of Shillong, less than 5 minutes walk from the Ward's Lake, a popular destination. Staff is courteous and rooms are reasonably well. The furniture and bathroom fittings are outdated. A major Plus is the free wifi for the guests, who are given a password by the reception. Lobby is excellent with antic... More 

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West Harptree, United Kingdom
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91 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were staying in a different part of town but decided to have lunch and then dinner in this colonial property with great history. OH wanted 'cake' as advertised in the menu with her masala tea......'no have'. That evening I wanted a Gin and Tonic before dinner.....'no have tonic' OK, I'll have a Rum and diet Coke.......'no have diet coke'.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Situated at a stone's throw distance from the Ward's lake, this charming property boasts of good rooms, courteous staff and lots of space to walk around. While reservation ask for the newly built rooms rather than the old ones, as they look better and have a long verandah where you can sit and sip your tea or have breakfast. Though... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Pinewood hotel is a beautiful hotel situated few kilometres away from the city centre. The rooms are exotic, the hotel's restaurant food is good! Ward's lake-a famous lake in Shillong is really close to the hotel so, you can go there for boating and chilling while staying in that hotel! However, as this hotel is far away from the city... More 

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Address: Rita Road | European Ward, Shillong 793001, India
Location: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Pinewood Hotel Shillong

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