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Hidden Forest Retreat

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Below District Court, Gangtok 737101, India
Hidden Forest Retreat
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is one of those places that is a real relief to return to as it is such a contrast to the chaos of the Gangtok roads. You walk in through the gardens. The communal areas of the terrace and dining room are full of orchids which the family grow. There is wifi but only on the terrace. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This hotel, comprising of several cabins scattered around the central reception and dining room, is set in its own 3 acre grounds, with numerous orchids and other flowering plants that they have bred; many on display in pots by the central terrace. There is also an extensive botanical library, for those who are interested, and the owners have a similarly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

When we drove into the gates of Hidden Forest Retreat, we knew we had picked a special place to stay. The path to our room was bordered by flowering trees, azaleas, citrus trees, and outside our room was a garden of perfect petunias. Our room was simple, clean with a modern bathroom and small balcony overlooking the organic garden. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Guys...lets cut short... If ure there in gangtok this is d place 2 be...dont come here thinking u'll get a luxurious hotel but yeah its a beautiful property..very nicely done.. A wonderful homestay as they say... U can get your bookings done over the phone and they won't charge you a single penny in advance... I mean where do u... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a homestay and not a hotel, as the owners kept reminding me at every opportunity after my booking. Probably this was a result of unreasonable demands by guests who are not used to the concept of homestay. From what I could glean while talking with owners, originally their customers were probably a lot of backpacker and trekkers, mainly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We have been at this property for the last 4 days and frankly the only thing I can say is - fantastic!! This is a homestay property with 18 rooms each with a great view of the valley. While we were initially booked here for just a day, we were forced to stay longer as landslides prevented our travel to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very nice and clean rooms with a balcony overviewing a fantastic landscape. They had a nice restaurant area both inside and outside. The food itself was ok, not more. Very quite and nice during the nights. Unfortually a bit ouside the city center, maybe 40 min walk uphill to the city center. Also very friendly and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Mrs Tsering Lachungpa runs this place, with help from her daughters and husband Sonam Topden Lachungpa. And what a place - quiet location, a repository of Sikkim orchids, a wonderful view of the mountains from the common area, clean and well appointed rooms and bathroom, great meals, always polite and helpful service by the staff.. And a price that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

By far my favourite place to stay in Sikkim, it was peaceful, homely and the food was delicious! A clean, spacious room with hot water and electricity. Great views and covered area, perfect for sitting out and enjoying all the beautiful flowers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place is the best to stay @ reasonable rate the rooms are clean & neat Hospitality is at it best, Food was Awesome, Greenery around Best view of Mountain i Strongly Recommend this place this hotel has the best Orchids The owner of this hotel a marvel es lady we stayed for 3 days

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