We stayed for three nights at Holumba Haven from 7th through the 9th June 2012 (3 nights). Situated about 1 km away from the main town, and close to ATM (AXIS Bank), this place offers a perfect haven for resting the tired feet or soul. The services are most warm and this is a perfect example of a home-stay. Both Mr Norden and his father are very knowledgeable people and it is a pleasure to spend time talking to them.
The area is quite large and we stayed at the Tree Tops group of cottages. The gardens and the animals (6 dogs, cats, guinea fowls, fishes and others) make it a perfect place to relax. The collection of orchids and other flowering plants all through this place is a real pleasure to the eyes.
We plan to return to Holumba in November again. The view of the mountains (provided the weather permitting) is beautiful right from our cottages.
The options of food maybe a bit limited but then for us it did not matter because we were not at all fussy about food and the home cooked food that was served was most delicious.
To sum up, this is a perfect example of enjoying a home-stay instead of staying in a commercial hotel.
- Also Known As:
- Holumba Haven Hotel
- Holumba Haven Kalimpong