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Opp. Petrol Pump, Shivpuri Village | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
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Bull's Retreat
Ranked #4 of 40 Hotels in Rishikesh
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with my family. It was my worst experience from the service and attitude perspective. Initially there were instances where the staff had a casual attitude to provide any service, waited long time to get the room cleaned or taking lot of time to deliver the order in restaurant Some experiences are mentioned below :- 1. Starting with the positives... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Bulls Retreat for 4 nights. We were extremely pleased with the level of service and the quaintness of the retreat! We loved every moment of it and they have plenty of activities to engage in. The rafting was superb by Arjun and the manager Neeru was more than accommodating when we showed up and... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing haven in the middle of beautiful forests and so close to the river that you have everything at your fingertips. Such a beautiful relaxing atmosphere that your stresses just melt away. Sitting by the fire at night with the hospitality of the team there was just wonderful. Looking up at the stars and feeling like you've been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Wow - what an amazing and memorable stay!!! You cannot afford to miss this gem - make sure it's on your list of things to do before it's too late! We booked a long weekend stay at the Bull’s Retreat as a relaxing and adventurous end to a hectic visit to Haridar. We were a mixed group of friends and... More 

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New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Bull's Retreat is a real place to stay closer to nature with charming set up, relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff, nice and clean rooms. Highly recommended and perfect place to stay at Shivpuri. The most amazing experience. You feel at home when your specific meal requests are being accommodated. I have stayed couple of times here and always enjoyed my stay.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Definitely one of my most favorite and memorable experiences in India. Our group of 12 had a marvelous stay at Bull's Retreat. The hotel grounds and rooms were lovely and clean. The staff was very polite and attentive. The food was great and special requests were happily accommodated. We had a fun time rafting down the Ganges. The river guides... More 

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New Delhi
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It was an amazing experience to stay at Bull's Retreat, Shivpuri, Rishikesh with my friends for a holiday from our hectic schedule at work. The staff was professional, courteous & humble.... We enjoyed our stay for two nights and also were served with the best of food and service... During morning time it was quite interesting to sit in the... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A couple of days back I was there at Bull's Retreat with my relatives along with my pet dog and we had the best time of our lives. The rooms are clean, calm, peaceful and comfortable. The staff are friendly and the best part of it is the food. I am looking forward to going there again early next year......

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Akshay K, Owner at Bull's Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Gurinder for a wonderful review. I am happy to note that you and your family had a comfortable stay! More 

Gurgaon, India
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Away from the main action area of Rishikesh (50 Mins drive from Rishikesh in Shivpuri Village). Unfriendly staff. Visited the place and did not check in. Seeing the location turned back for Rishikesh.

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Akshay K, Owner at Bull's Retreat, responded to this review

Dear M'am, You reviewed us earlier on October 22nd, 2014 and it was clear from your review that you had never stayed at Bull's Retreat. I responded to your earlier review (where you had claimed to come with your family), clear in my opinion that this was a fraud review. It would seem that you have now deleted the earlier... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A cosy warm getaway in the foothills of the lower Himalayas. Very Friendly staff and attentive, ready to meet all your demands with never ending smiles. The food simply great and innovative, I can say pretty much home cooked. We have been here with our family, kids loved it and as well the elders. Rooms are correct to the needs... More 

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Akshay K, Owner at Bull's Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you sir, for the lovely review. Please do visit us again! More 

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Address: Opp. Petrol Pump, Shivpuri Village | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Rishikesh

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