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Address: Village Satoli | Close To Satkhol Ashram, Nainital, India

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Absolutely fantastic experience - everytime

Its a 'NOT-TO-BE-MISSED' place of stay in Uttarakhand. The hospitality of the owners is fabulous, that had me visit the place four times already in the last 5 years. The place is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 10, 2016
dk_the_wanderer
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Faridabad, India
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Faridabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Its a 'NOT-TO-BE-MISSED' place of stay in Uttarakhand. The hospitality of the owners is fabulous, that had me visit the place four times already in the last 5 years. The place is beautifully located, with a pleasant view of the Himalayan ranges, each of the 12 charming cottages are placed at a comfortable distance, that offers just the right amount... More 

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Excellent place to re collect your self and experience peace. Very beautiful place to visit ans spend the days with mother nature. Very good place away from the city life and pollution. My recommendations.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Himalayan village between 3-june to 6-june 2016. We were well taken care by the owner Mr Ashish and his wife. They have dedicated group of servers who keep a smile on their face and work tirelessly to keep the guests happy. We went on guided treks that was marred by the blackend earth after the uttarakhand wildfires.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Its about 3 hrs/80 Kms from Kathgodam junction... crossing Bheemtal in between. So the people who are little sensitive to motion sickness should carry appropriate medicines. But the moment u step in the village, some shikanji is given. The cottages are well built...concrete yet appear to be wowed huts. Every cottages are having solar panels for an uninterrupted electricity, even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I visited Sonapani very recently along with my family .it's an amazing getaway far from maddening traffic pollution and scorching heat of Delhi..we had a super fun filled serene and amazing holidays..food is traditional and homely and we felt like at home...awesome place we look fwd to visit it again...

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't go there if you are looking for a typical resort with all fancy stuff and satellite tv. Having said that, and having been here in April 2014 (yup this is coming nearly 2 years late) I will go there again. Carry your book if you like reading. Go there for fresh air, away from chaos, spending time with family... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2015

I stayed at Himalayan Village in Sonapani for two days and was quite pleased with everything. The rooms made like individual cottages are made of mud and stone, with intimate warm light and wooden bathrooms. The staff was very accommodating and everything that they served in food was delightful. The owner's kids Vanya & Aru helped me in picking fresh... More 

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Beautiful and serene atmosphere, well taken care of, homely food amidst jungles and chirping of birds. Will like to visit again . Though rains were beautiful there but approach is little tricky n difficult during rainy season. Trees full of pears, Magpie n other birds.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2015

Wonderful place to spend time with family and friends, One of the best places i have been. Ashish & his family is adorable, food is very good. if possible, take rooms with Himalayan view and near to the restaurant.

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

The place is located close to Satkhol ashram with peaceful environment, lush green surroundings and fabulous view. Food is prepared with due care and homely one. Overall nice experience. Recommended.

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