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Somerset Lodge

Gahana Orchards, Gahana Village | Mukhteshwar, Nainital, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Have been to many hill stations and many different hotels but to believe in the excellent service by somerset staff, you need to stay and experience. The owner Mr. Mehra is extremely friendly and helpful. The property is 120 years old and extremely well maintained.

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1 Thank 962dhruvm
Noida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

To begin with, we did not stay at Somerset Lodge but we frequented the cafe located at their huge premises. Though 'Cafe Gahana' was not fully functional at that time, they never declined us service. Their tea and coffee was great and so were the views from the cafe. The owner and the boys at work were great at hospitality... More 

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3 Thank pratibhasaroya
New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We came looking for a quiet weekend and found an oasis of tranquility. It's a small, cosy colonial property, with a lovely lawn for a sit-out and a library full of books for all ages. The service at Somerset Lodge is homely and unobtrusive, which is exactly what we wanted. We had lazy leisurely breakfasts basking in the sun and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Location remote Roads challenging Setting beautiful Wake up to Whipplewill bird song every morning They found old yoga mats so we could do yoga every morning Attentive to our needs and anxious to please Beds hard but clean, rooms clean Hot water in main rooms but attached are solar heated so rely on Sun Food abundant and good Would come... More 

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Thank Julie A
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The cottages are absolutely beautiful, give a very colonial, yet cosy feel. The views are magnificent. I have stayed here twice - the first time in the upper cottage and the second time in the cottage which is located a short trek away. Both the experiences were amazing. Plenty of treks and walks around the place. The owners take personal... More 

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Thank Nehajain1207
Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Somerset Lodge, Mukteshwar is a beautiful vintage bungalow set in the midst of hills with amazing views on a clear day. The hospitality, though not professional (as is the case with most homesteads/ small lodges), is nice, mostly prompt and warm. Mr Raju Mehra, who owns the place, is a great guy and generally meets most of your requests. A... More 

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Thank TheCornerChair
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My eight year-old daughter and I spent three blissful days at Somerset Lodge in April. Waking up to those magnificent views, and flowers and birdsong on every side, was delicious, and we read on the lawn for hours. Rooms were spacious and basic. The staff were perfect, the food home-cooked and excellent, Nearby were beautiful walks and various activities which... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The Somerset Lodge is an amazing place to spend a quiet few days close to nature. We visited it first in early 2014 and ever since have been here at least 6 times—that speaks volumes about how lovely and enchanting Somerset is for us. For starters, I would like to contradict Mnanne's view that the walls of the building are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

First of all, the cover image on this page is not of Somerset, it's another lodge downhill, owned by a relative, so if you want this cottage, ask specifically for it. I think it's called Oak Chalet. Secondly, if you are looking for solitude, or mountain views, this is not the place. It is surrounded by multiple other resorts, cafes,... More 

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Very homely, rustic and comfortable.Do not expect urban hotel like atmosphere its a comfortable mountain village home with all basic modern amenities. Food is simple and delicious having distinct local flavours. Staff is very friendly and full of hospitality. The lodge is very pretty with exotic flowers and plants everywhere, a garden and lawn with a grand view of the... More 

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