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Van Vilas Resort

Joone Estate, Tallital, Bhimtal 263136, India
Van Vilas Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It was my worst decision to stay in this hotel. Tried to book this hotel through cleartrip.com as it said that they provide breakfast ,but no such facility is there in our package.Room was too small and bathroom look like hell. There is nothing called room service in the hotel, you won't get food to eat even if you are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

this hotel is not worth a penny. Rooms are badly maintained, soiled bed sheets and dirty curtains. Rooms have a typical smell and have spiders all around. There is no room service available. if you wish to have non veg food, they will refuse. Checked in for one day and moved out the next due inhuman living conditions. Will not... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I had visited Van Vilas resort on the 15th June. That was when the ordeal started. The light went out. There was no proper backup facility. At times the geyser did not work. On other occassions the lights. The TV was as good as non functional for the next 3-4 days. I had made up my mind that I will... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I stayed in the bhimtal resort for a day and it was a horrible experience. This is amidst all the recent rain which has happened in Uttarakhand. This resort may have the best location and the exteriors but it has sub standard rooms and unclean utensils and horrendous services. Moreover it didn't have electricity and due to some goofup they... More 

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Jaipur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I visited Nainital on 7th June 2013. I stayed in this hotel. This resort has got one of the best locations. Only service is very slow rest everything is very good. Only Luxury Cottage/Room is good.....

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Mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This resort has got one of the best locations; however the disappointed I faced is with the disinterested and incompetent staff along with some really shoddy rooms. The room I got did not have a proper latch so one had to put in a lot of effort to lock the room. Also, the window did not have a curtain that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Problems with Van Villas: 1. Rooms are dirty on arrival, towels are unclean 2. Breakfast took 1.5 hours to arrive and was substandard 3. There is a wiring problem in a number of rooms, some lights work, some power points don't 4. When I was half undressed an electrician charged into the room without a request and started working 5.... More 

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New Delhi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I just visited Van Vilas with my family last weekend. I booked the cottage for 2 nights, however, left it just after one night stay. It is a perfect example of the saying that "Looks are deceptive". Services are very poor, mismanaged. Non-cooperative staff who did not even bother for specifics when I told them the reason of leaving early... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

The only positive point here is the location and views. Rest everything is a nightmare. Very bad n smelly rooms. Very bad service and worst food u can get. The staff is untrained and the waiting period between the orders are very very long. Intercom does not work. The electricity backup sucks. When i asked them to mend my room's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Condition of accommodation at Van Vilas Resort in Bhimtaal, Uttarakhand, India 1. Standard cottages are uphill on a steep climb, difficult to access, very tough for the elderly. 2. Cottage rooms are very small with insufficient space for keeping luggage and opening suitcases for access to clothes. 3. No space has been provided for keeping your tooth brush, toothpaste, hair... More 

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