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Alka The Lake Side Hotel

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The Mall, Nainital., Nainital 263002, India
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Alka The Lake Side Hotel
Ranked #11 of 45 hotels in Nainital
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lucknow, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from nainital . We stayed at Alka hotel in one of it's luxury rooms named "Sultanate" The location , service and other courteous things make it a must stay place..our room was very well maintained with nice decor inside it.. Pros: Location, service Cons: Food seems to be very expensive considering the other good restaurants available in city.

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new delhi
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Nainital in July. We wanted to stay close to the Naini Lake and Alka Hotel is the best hotel which is Lake facing with all the types of rooms from Economical to Maharaja style. We found the hotel neat and clean. Ambiance is really nice. Room service is good. Centrally Heated. Wi-Fi as well free internet service... More

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Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably the best place to stay in Nainital if you want to stay on the Mall. The view from the balcony is awesome. You can sit there for hours enjoying the weather aswell as the view. We booked a twin room on the 3rd floor, it was easily accessible as they have a lift. All restaurants are close-by,... More

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Noida, India
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Nainital with my family and stayed at Alka. With one of the best locations, this hotel has a lot of open area outside the rooms that face directly the Lake. The rooms are clean, a bit small, but good enough for few days stay. The food provided from the hotel kitchen is good.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very good property. Well maintained and clean. We booked 2 economy 1 standard and 1 family suite rooms. All categories were equally good according to prices. It's on the mall road this hotel has lift. It's next to dominos pizza. It's opposite lake so all rooms that we booked had lake view. The terrace garden to roof top... More

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Nagpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very luxurious and have all the amenities for a comfortable stay. The view in the front is awesome. We can see the lake and the mall road from the terrace and the evening coffee at this scenic view is excellent. If weather is chilling you can see the fumes emanating from the lake which is mind blowing.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Location is really great. The property is on the mall road, rooms are small and service is bit slow. Domino's is next door.You can't book this property thru any travel portal. Its a kind of best option for <Rs 5500 budget.

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New Delhi, India
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We went to the hotel restaurant for lunch and didn't find good service, food only soup,dal,rice and roti were tasteless and so dry that you could find better taste at a roadside Dhaba. You can give the restaurant a miss for sure..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great views of the lake, but unfortunately in the peak season the incessant honking of cabs on the mall road ruins the experience. The booking is done directly with the hotel, and the staff is very helpful - I booked in advance and got a good room. The rooms are cozy, but aren't well lit. Also, it was a warm... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

i stayed in this hotel in March i.e Off season period... 1.Hotel is jst opposite the Nanilake..with such a beauitful view of Lake.. 2. On Main Road...near to Mkt. bt parking of car is Problem..u ve to park in Public Parking which is 1.5 kms away..n nt safe too.. 3.Rooms are good ...we took Family suite @7500/- per night (... More

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Address: The Mall, Nainital., Nainital 263002, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$

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