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Bhandari Swiss Cottage

High Bank, Tapovan By Pass Road, Rishikesh, Rishikesh 249192, India
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Ranked #28 of 87 Rishikesh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, cheap and clean rooms with good wifi, very friendly staff and tasty food in restaurant. Good location in chilled out backpacker area, a short walk to the main areas of the town or a 10 rupees rickshaw ride. Plus top floor has great views of rishikesh.

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has an outdoor restaurant that serves good food. Rooms are ok and clean. You must know that there many monkeys that open the garbage bins in the balconies but they are friendly. Good stay there and many tourist to speak with. Bad thing: a bit far from main roads of Rishikesh but its a peaceful place.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice rooms on good rates with wifi and hot water. Lots of young tourist, easy to socialize and to have a good time in one of their restaurants. The staff is incredible helpful, assisting with all kind of problem. I have stayed there twice for a few week, both time very pleasant experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Swiss Cottage with my two friends, for five nights. We had a wonderful time, doing yoga in the mornings, and enjoying the beauty and tranquility of Rishikesh in the evenings. A particular highlight was the fantastic restaurant attached. The food they served was excellent, from breakfast, right through to our evening meal. Nothing disappointed. We enjoyed so many... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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67 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My friend and I stayed there for a few days after returning from the strenuous Hemkund Sahib trek and simply loved its tranquility. Located a little away from the noise and chaos of the main road, the room was spacious, clean and the bathroom was spotless too. Hot water, air conditioning and wifi were well and the view of the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Stayed for 4 days on the top floor with amazing views of the mighty Ganga. At first it seems like the perfect sanctuary to relax after long and tiring travelling around India. We managed to negotiate and got a bargain for our stays in the newly renovated room on the top floor. Room and toilet were spacious and clean with... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We went to Rishikesh fully intending to go whitewater rafting, take yoga and meditation courses, and to do whatever else was on offer. Unfortunately by the time we arrived I was really sick with delhi belly, and spent the next four days, more or less confined to the hotel. This was a great place to be sick! The room was... More

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Amazing views over the river Ganges and great value rooms. I stayed in an a/c room for 800 rupees with non a/c being around 300. The room was spotless as it was in a recent addition with nice ensuite and TV with cable. The wifi is decent and the surrounding restaurants were also good. Overall a great place to stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A hotel gets its reputation from its staff's hospitality. This hotel is zero at it!! You would rather like to suffer then to ask them for anything. I was on my first trip to rishikesh, the beauty of rishikesh is amazing everyone is gonna love that... but when you are tired after your trip to the hills , you want... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Nice comfortable hotel in Rishikesh. View and Landscaping provide a nice feel to the place. The Hotel and the surrounding area seem to be the Backpackers haven for the town. So the feel is more International than Indian but was perfect for segment of the trip. Staff was aloof but helpful whenever I needed assistance. Check out the several restaurants... More

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Address: High Bank, Tapovan By Pass Road, Rishikesh, Rishikesh 249192, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh
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Rishikesh always reminds one of the gushing waters of Ganges river with all its adventure sports like river rafting, paragliding, Jungle safari. Rishikesh is also known for its serene and peaceful atmosphere where most people choose to do Yoga and mediation to calm their nerves and rejuvenation. While on your trip to refresh yourself, stay at Bhandari Swiss Cottage and stimulate your body with ayurvedic massages .This is a clean, inexpensive and friendly hotel, with the attached restaurant. Enjoy the calm and beauty of the surroundings Rishikesh with Bhandari Swiss Cottage. Bhandari Swiss Cottage is a luxury resort, an undisputed top choice among hill resorts options across the country and luxury resorts choices at Rishikesh , with an extra touch in style, comfort and services. This happening place with pristine values of river Ganges and natures magic in the form of hill attraction is situated along country's beautiful Northern Region of Himalayas, a privileged location with panoramic breathtaking views of Himalayas, At Bhandari Swiss Cottage we offer an extensive variety of services, including: romantic honeymoon packages, tour & holiday packages, adventure tours, comfortable rooms, all with great Ganga view and surrounded with the captivating magic of the forests. In the evening, the breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly ganga aarti ceremony. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river Ganges flows through it. Rishikesh is world famous for White Water Rafting and Adventure . Rishikesh is not just known for its religious connection but also for its beautiful landscape. Surrounded by hills (the Lesser Himalayas) on three sides and holy Ganga River flowing through it, Rishikesh is an ethereal experience. Rishikesh is the gateway to famous Chardham which are Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. In fact Bhandari Swiss Cottage at Rishikesh is a favorite of those coming to meditate and seek salvation. At Bhandari Swiss Cottage we try to provide various special services like Spa and Ayurvedic treatments and relaxation thought messages through experts and professionals. You can see a natural stream flows inside our reception area and passes through a tough transparent glass floor in our multi cuisine restaurant and submerge in Ganga after filling our pool. ... more   less 
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