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Prasada Bhawan, Oak Park | Mallital, Nainital 236001, India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Abbotsford. The property is beautiful, with great views and very well maintained. It retains old world charm but has all modern amenities - perfect bridge between the old world and the new. The attention to detail is appraent in the care taken to design every aspect of the experience. The staff and service is... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford, responded to this review

Dear Arunima, thank you for your review. These old English homes are best for the spring and summer months...thought we have our fireplaces up n running in the winter but heating is a bit of an issue in India. Hope Ricardo was comfortable and the food was up to the mark? We at Abbotsford make sure we offer the locally... More 

Mumbai
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this place for 2 days and were sooo glad we did. We took the hilltop view room 1 which is separate from the 130 year old house but had its own kitchenette, large verandah. The place is absolutely magical managed by mrs. aleem. She took care of all our needs personally. We practically stayed in the hotel... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your lovely review. Yes I was constantly monitoring the snow status with Mrs Aleem while you where there and was more concerned if you all were warm enough. The soup billing which was done separate is a bit odd - I have already checked and briefed the staff about this. Its should have been a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Abbotsford (Prasada Bhawan) is a fabulous property nestled on the slopes of mighty Cheena, set in a sprawling grove of oak trees, in Nainital. This is a geunine English Country Cottage, built over a century ago by an Englishman, and is undoubtedly, one in its kind. The house is tastefully decorated with original period furniture, genuine antiques and family memorabilia.... More 

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Abbotsford is a balm for the soul. We spent three blissful days in this lovely, peaceful and charming family run home stay in Nainital. The house has been with the family for over a 100 years and still retails old furniture, photographs and paintings. You feel like you are visiting old friends. The food is delightfully simple yet tasty with... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Post a trip up in the kumoan mountains my daughter and I stayed at the abbotsford to rest for a day. A quaint and cosy heritage home just 10 mins away from the mall was anyday a better choice than staying right at the very crowded mall (due to dusshera holidays). Service by staff was just superb...food delicious...just like home.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We did a family vacation over this weekend and were recommended the abbots ford by a friend who travels these areas a lot and we were not disappointed. A quaint little place, about 10 mins drive or 30 min walk from the mall. It’s pretty much like a homestay with added service and amenities. The staff was super in their... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you thought you knew Nainital or were bored of it this will place will definitely change your mind. Rediscover Nainital. Words aren't enough so you'd better make the trip to find out. ps - They give you the Marmite/Marmalade option at breakfast.. What more can you ask ask for?:)) Yes, great staff, food, parking etc etc, all checked correct!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

up on the hill, in a quite corner of the Nainital mountains lies abbotsford. A wondeful place to spend time with ur family. More like a home away from home with a touch of Royal life style. A new year well spent. Stay was superb. All credit to the staff especially Mrs Aleem. Everything was well taken care of. A... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your wonderful review. Yes! I wish too if i could make the baths more luxurious with tubs etc but one of the reasons is to keep them basic and comfortable is to save water, the hills are depleting in their natural water resources by the day, that is something that we are very conscious about in... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Away up the hill, beyond the chaos of the lake and the crowded little town is a road that winds ever upwards. Beyond Prasada House (as it is known in the town) Abbotsford is a four chimney cottage with red roofs and old-fashioned fireplaces. It makes you feel that you're in the pages of an Enid Blyton book. In fact,... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford, responded to this review

This is the best written review that I have ever read for Abbotsford. Thank you for appreciating my home so passionately! Looking forward to having you visit with your husband soon. Regards More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

A warm welcome and much appreciated tea and biscuits awaited our arrival after a long journey from Delhi. We were very happy with our choice of room, the Princess suite. Enormous and luxurious, with some lovely personal touches, like the family photos on the wall and in the lounge area, books and ornaments. However, a slightly softer mattress would have... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review. Next year the mattresses will be nice and cushiony, the towels will be plush and the a printed menu for the tea/coffees etc will be in place. My question is when are you planning to visit us next? More 

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Address: Prasada Bhawan, Oak Park | Mallital, Nainital 236001, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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