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Bull's Retreat

Opp. Petrol Pump, Shivpuri Village | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
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Ranked #4 of 38 hotels in Rishikesh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Aman S Ghaziabad, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited this hotel on 12th April 2014 with my family. this was the best hotel we found in shivpuri -Rishikesh. This hotel located in awesome place and the staff was very friendly in nature.I will give 5\5 to this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I checked in to this hotel on 12th April, 2014 with my Family. The stay was awesome and we enjoyed a lot. The staff was very Polite and Professional. The room was very neat and interiors well done. People at reception were very friendly and helpful. The food was good too. My rating is 5/5.

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

Hi Sunny! Thank you for the 5/5 rating - we aim to please:-). Happy to hear you had a comfortable stay.Please do visit us again. More

Bangalore, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bull's retreat is a cozy little place with beautiful lawns, clean & comfortable rooms and delicious food. The staff are extremely warm and friendly. Loved lounging in the garden, sipping masala tea and eating hot yummy pakodas. Had a lovely time. Moneeta Kaila

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

Hi Moneeta! Thank you for your wonderful comments. Happy to hear you had a comfortable stay. Please do visit us again! More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 girls from Mumbai on a rafting trip. We were to be put up at the Mercury Himalayan Expedition campsite, however we got delayed and were told that its impossible to cross the river to reach the campsite after sunset. The news dismayed us, but the MHE guys willingly accommodated us at their hotel Bulls... More

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

Hi Seena11 and thank you for your glowing review. Safety is our top priority, which is why we don't allow guests to cross over after sunset. I am happy to hear you were taken care of at Bull's Retreat. Do try and visit us at our MHE Beach Camp next season, or you could come over to the MHE Tons... More

delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from an amazing trip to Rishikesh. We stayed at Bull's Retreat for a day on 15/16 March and took a deluxe and a super deluxe room with an extra bed for a total of 5 adults. The location of this property is right on the Rishikesh-Badrinath road about 12 kms ahead of Laxman jhula. The environ... More

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

Thank you Tej for the fantastic review. Bull's Retreat is our new baby - where we provide the luxury of AC rooms, television etc. - compared to our well-established beach camp on the river, that's camping in deluxe tents. Thank you for mentioning Neeru ji and her team - we will ensure they get to hear your compliments. Your point... More

Faridabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

we stayed here as part of 10 member group, right from the check-in to the check out the experience was fabulous. the rooms are great, the surroundings wonderful, the staff well trained and motivated. the food served was clean and tasty..the activity instructors were also trained and all safety norms were adhered to. Special mention and thanks to Amruta for... More

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

Thank you for the kind words. It is always our endeavour to ensure that our guests are happy, well looked after, and most importantly safe. Will definitely pass on your compliments to Amruta! More

Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

It was Fantastic stay out there, best part is the service & location. they just surprised us again & again by their services. Rooms and Hygiene are taken care excellently. Arrangements on beach are too good. on the basis of availability they changed our room to a bigger one in the same cost. view is amazing on the beach. Would... More

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Akshay1904, Owner at Bull's Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing recommendation. We're happy you had a wonderful time. When a guest says he would want to visit us again - that's got to be the best compliment ever! Thank you again. More

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed at Bull’s Retreat Resort for two nights and had a great time. It is a perfect place to enjoy mother-nature and have peaceful rest; it is an amazing resort with excellent location & beautiful scenic view. You can sit in the porch with a hot cup of tea and enjoy the scenery all around, the most relaxing place... More

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

Thank you again Trendbreakers! You gave our Beach Camp a wonderful review too - so I guess we're doing something right! Thank you for spending your vacation with us - do come again! More

New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is in Shivpuri of Rishikesh which is a rafting hotspot. The hotel also has a camp site for rafting which they can arrange. Apart from rafting shivpuri is a nice weekend destination from delhi/ncr. Lot of kasauli lovers will love this place because of it's wilderness and ganges. The hotel has a kind of semi private beach which is... More

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

Thank you Wanderlust_birds! Must admit we do like hearing good things about ourselves:-). Do join us again when you want a break from city life. More

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We visited the property in December 2013 with our two pets and were in for a very pleasant and surprising experience all the way though. It is a fantastic property away from the hustle and bustle of main Rishikesh. Rooms and amenities were fantastic as were the entire staff. Kudos to the entire team for a really memorable stay. The... More

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

Thank you Rajiv! We're animals lovers ourselves and therefore both our properties at Shivpuri are open to children of the 4-legged variety! 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)
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Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #4 of 38 hotels in Rishikesh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bull's Retreat (Originally Aaranyya by the Ganges) is named after its mentor Col. Narinder ‘Bull’ Kumar, one of India's most celebrated mountain climbers. The resort welcomes adventurers and pilgrims alike. Nestled amidst a lush forest and landscaped gardens on the Badrinath yatra route, it’s just a 30 min drive from Rishikesh. Rafting and trekking for the adventurous, or yoga and mediation on our own private beach on the Ganga for the introspective – take your pick. ... more   less 
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