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Himalayan Retreat

#27 of 77 Hotels in Gangtok
Certificate of Excellence
Dr. Ambedkar Road | Near Tamang Gumpa, Gangtok 737101, India
Himalayan Retreat
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My experience was good except trip to Lachum, as is was on the sharing basis. The entire trip to Lachum was managed by the local travel agents on whom the Himalayan Retreat management had no control. The agents took 10 to 11 people in a vehicle like Tata sumo. and the hotel arranged by them in Lachum was just like... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank for for sharing your experience with us . Its feel good to hear that You have like our accommodation at Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling . We have noted your concern . Normally sharing trip managed by local agents are economical . Therefore We always inform our guest that it may not be comfortable though as private trip... More 

Mumbai
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

After staying in Himalayan Retreat Pelling, i was expecting much from Himalayan Retreat Gangtok.. as the hotel was located in state capital.. but it was not up to the mark.. Pelling hotel is new up cumming property.. & Gangtok hotel is old one.. hotel is not in good condition, even rooms are small ..& hotel is located 20 min (by... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your valuable feedback . We acknowledge the fact that there are differences among our two Hotels . Our Gangtok Property is budget/Std. accommodation where as Pelling property is a Deluxe 2 star new Hotel with different recreational activities . As Gangtok Property is old one, We have set plan to renovate the Property after this... More 

Guwahati, Assam, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed there as a group of 38 members on excursion to Gangtok at the end of December last year. The first day they told that we have to be relocated in a nearby hotel as their rooms were not free, even though we had made prior booking for the exact date. The next day we shifted back to Himalayan... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for sharing your experience. We have noted your concern and will try to take appropriate measures. Also We feel that we need to clarify few things . Your booking has been made by a travel agency & We informed them, starting from initial query, that on first day We will provide associate Hotel, as rooms already... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

​Wooohhhh..what a location... perfect for leisure trip. Sunrise in Kanchanjangha from Room!!! can you believe ??? One of the best place to stay in Pelling. Enjoyed a lot...with different recreational amenities also . Just beside there are a Spa also where you can refresh your soul & mind. Staffs are local, polite & always smiley ! Really an unforgottable experience... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for sharing your experience. We feel that the You have stayed at our Pelling Resort but posted review in Gangtok Hotel. We need to clarify, that We have Kanchangha view room in Pelling only, not in Gangtok. Also our Gangtok hotel is budget/Std. Hotel and We don't have any recreational activities here, which is available at... More 

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This place is a off bit place ,opposite from the main city centre. Very quite and serene.Big rooms, spacious accommodation. the hotel Manager Mr. Bishnu Raul is very helpful and guide you for the best possible solution.Hotel is clean and fairly maiintained. You can enjoy a small garden in front of the hotel.Food is good, if you are looking for... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your homely stay & sharing your experience with us . Looking for your nest visit to your another home at Sikkim . Regards More 

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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10 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We were not sure of our stay at Gangtok at first. It was our driver friend Mr.Matthew Lepcha who suggested this place to us and never did we regret it. The location is ideal for family - a little away from the crowded streets . We were provided a room in the first floor facing the city. It was just... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for sharing your experience with us . We are pleased to hear it that you have enjoyed your stay. Looking for your next visit again. Regards More 

Guwahati, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Situated away from the busy city roads, this hotel is nice at the price you pay for the rooms and service. Rooms are clean and the staff, specially the manager Mr Bishnu is a very helpful person. In house food is not that good but customized menu option was there. The manager helped us in getting the cabs for sight... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you sharing your experience of stay with us . We are pleased to hear that you had a comfortable trip also . Wish you in future also you / your friends/ families will come again. Thanks & Regards More 

Bhubaneswar, India
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The location of the hotel is very good.The hotel situated on the hill with a small garden infront of it. The room is very clean,spacious,the mountain view from the room was just awesome.All the staff of the hotel were very friendly and helpful,they feel us like home.They served us very tasty food as per our order.We are very satisfied with... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy to hear it that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Will share it to our staffs to get inspired & put their best in future also. Looking for your next visit & stay with us. Thanks & Regards More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The Hotel is on a hill, peaceful and quiet with a small garden, with some chickens too. :) The room was spacious, clean, and the view was great. It was run by a team of warm and friendly staff. They are prompt and helpful, their cheerfulness was infectious. They made me feel at home. For someone who likes walking, with... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for sharing your experience & your kind words. It was also pleasure for us to put our best at your service . Thank you again for your compliments. Will convey your satisfactory remarks to our entire team to gear up our best service always. Hope you / your friends / family will come here in future... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We stayed here for 2nights(7/2/14-9/2/14). Rooms are good, location is OK type, foods and service is also good. But, in case of sight seeing.........they are big CHEATER........ We booked 2 tickets for visiting Nathula, Baba Mandir and Changu Lake on sharing basis(10 people together).They have taken from us RS. 2400/-(1200+1200). But, we got surprised when we came to know that... More 

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Tumpa D, Guest Relations Manager at Himalayan Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences. We are realy happy to know that you liked the stay with us. We feel very sorry for the difference of price than other tourists for Nathula Trip. Normally we worked with different vendor for sightseeing & charges also varries one to one & as per demand/season . Also let you know each day... More 

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