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Pinewood Hotel

Rita Road | European Ward, Shillong 793001, India
Pinewood Hotel
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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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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I visited Shillong in December with my wife. We had no plans for checking this hotel out since we thought it would be far away from the market place. However we did not get any booking in the hotels near police bazaar. Then we tried our luck in this hotel. The hotel compound is huge.... with lot of space for... More 

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Olias del Rey, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is quite good, the rooms are spacious and very clean, they offer amenities for toilet and the food in the restaurant is OK, nothing super elaborated but good. The service is very friendly. Breakfast limited but you cannot expect more.

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been some time since we had been to Shillong for a Holiday in early October'14 amid a tough professional schedule. But the reminiscences of our memorable stay @Pinewood Hotel in the heart of Shillong, just beside the famous Ward Lake pushed me to write this review. The Holiday though had been planned months in advance and coordinated with... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The oldest colonial hotel, steeped in history, is in the center of Shillong, less than 5 minutes walk from the Ward's Lake. The hotel is run by the Govt. of Meghalaya. Staff is courteous and the wooden rooms also has a fireplace which radiates the old world charm. However the fireplace was not lit up and we had to make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The rates here are quite reasonable and I found the staff very much friendly. There's beautiful lush greenery surrounding the place. Wards lake for those interesting in boat riding is within walking distance. Overall I had a lovely time throughout my stay at Pinewood.

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Ahmedabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

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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55 helpful votes 55 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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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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