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Ayarpatta, Mallital, Nainital 263002, India
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Ranked #8 of 76 Nainital B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Away from the hustle & bustle of the mall road, an old colonial house located amidst tall pine trees, with spacious, well appointed rooms....that is what Emily is all about. If you enjoy walking, then its a good 30 min walking distance away from the mall road or else a you can drive down. The rooms with the laced up... More

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Surat, Gujarat, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

fantastic location, good services, comfortable stay in ancient heritage property. atmosphere out is perfect with the care taken for the development of premises in specific the various variety of flowers. such type of living becomes a life time experience and the best part is the peace, we could feel as if the time stands still at such(best location is Chail... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

It was my brothers wedding and the bride was from Nainital. The recent devastation in Uttrakhand was too much of a deterrent for my family to go to Nainital. I booked up at Emiily Lodge as some locals had told me that the ayar pata side of Nainital is a much safer belt if one had to travel to this... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

A heartfelt "thank you" from the entire staff and management of Emiily Lodge. we look forward to hosting you soon again. More

San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We would like to make fellow travelers aware of some facts about this place. We stayed at Emiily Lodge in late June'13 for 3 nights. We selected this place mainly due to its association w/ Jim Corbett and of course from the reviews and the charming photos on the internet. It was going to be a special treat for my... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

There are places for apologies and sorries and no one knows it more than people hailing out of hospitality business. Being in business for 3 years we are now capable of holding our heads high in pride at the same time while being humble, welcoming and most helpful for those that are deserving clients. In the face of such dilemmas... More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My extended family, comprising 10 adults and 6 children stayed at Emiily Lodge during the last 3 days. I had to, had to, write this review to compliment the hosts - Rewah and Yoogi - for being so hospitable and offering a fantastic experience to travelers. The hosts were exceptionally friendly, from cooking delicious cuisines to giving us their advice... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

Sometimes we have guests who come as guests but leave as family. It is our effort to provide a most homely and cozy stay to all our guests. After all that is what a guest house or a home stay type BnB is all about. We really hope that all our Clients feel that 'special something' that we so much... More

Pune, India
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We (7 of us) stayed at Emiiliy Lodge for 3 nights in June 2013. Five of us were quite elderly and it was a comfort to know that the rooms were spacious, well appointed and all on the same level, even though the place itself is a bit hard to find. From the very beginning, what struck all of us... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

thank you for the continued support. We are proud and happy that Emiily Lodge continues to provide wonderful experiences to our esteemed customers like yourselves. We also wish and hope that we will be able to continuously provide ever more in terms of service cost effectiveness and value for money. We are ever committed to provide a unique experience each... More

Panaji, India
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We stayed for three nights from 21st may - 23rd May. Likes: 1. Location is among the trees and this creates a very nice view along with beautiful flowers gracing the garden. 2. Quiet place away from the crowd 3. Food was simple and delicious 4. Helpful staff and courteous owners Rewah and Yogie Dislikes: 1. Disturbance due to work... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I m just back from my first trip to Nainitaal. We planned our stay at Emiily long back looking at the pictures & hearing about the facilities from the Lodge coordinator Manju. The package was very handsome so we thought the service will be good. We check in quite late from scheduled time had our first tea & then dinner.... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

As lodge managers it is out third year at Emiily Lodge. We realize that operating properties like Emiily Lodge is not easy, as the building is ancient. There are times when we are at a loss for words and the only words that come to forefront are apologies. The plumbing lines are all rectified and tested in the annual repairing... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Locating the hotel was not a problem. But if you are coming from mall road don't choose the road next to manu maharani hotel. Its very steep and could give bad run for your vehicle. My Vista TDI could not do it. Once we reached there we had good time. But don't choose room 6 as it has very less... More

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we sincerely regret the inconvenience... and assure that such a situation will not arise in future. More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Had an opportunity to visit Emiily lodge again after 7 years, but this time with friends. The place is much improved in terms of room decor and landscaping. however the best part is the location that is far from the nerve racking crowds at the mall and bara bazar area. The place is surrounded by tall pine trees and in... More

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chavi101, Owner at The Emily, responded to this review

We at Emiily Lodge are always striving to put in our best forward, and the comfort and happiness of our guests continues to be of paramount importance. the biggest reward for any hospitality professional or setup is when the guests go back happy and give a happy feedback, it makes our day... we would like to thank our guests for... More

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Address: Ayarpatta, Mallital, Nainital 263002, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital
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History has it that "The Emily" was built in 1864 by the closest friend of the famous hunter, Sir Jim Corbett, an Englishman named Dr. Stevens, and he named it after his daughter Emily. It is said Jim Corbett spent more time at The Emily than his own house, which he built next door. Today The Emily is one of the very few heritage properties that is well preserved and open to guests. ... more   less 
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