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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got 2 rooms with balconies. The rooms were quite good. Not so spacious but very clean and with all the amenities just as you would expect from a good resort. We had a newly wed couple and the resort decorated rooms with heart shaped balloons and a cake + roses. These little things tell you that the management and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the hotel over a weekend to celebrate our anniversary. My observations are as follows- 1. Check in was quick. However no room preference was asked. We had booked an executive room. Website pics suggests it overlooks a valley however this on was facing the highway. Though no noise, but it took out retreat part from our little outing....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice location with a great view especially during the monsoon (although not very high up)- one of the oldest hotels in Khandala- good sized room with adequate facilities- although look a bit bare,a smallish hotel, food was quite good breakfast Ok. A good place for a break

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay in our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as it helps us improve the quality of our service to better meet your needs. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All things are superb...Too good resort. Staff is excellent. Excellent service... so much helping... Mr. Vikas Rana is the best person at resort.. always smiled and never say no... I will definitely love to come again... Recommended with five star..

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Dukes Retreat Khandala! Thank you for for taking the time out and sharing such wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am happy to know that my team was able to consistently provide you with an exceptional experience. Your compliments about the staff ( Vikas ), delight me and it gives me great...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place. Scenic view. Good food. Superb ambience. Rooms cosy. Weekend getaway for those who wish to hide into the quietness of the Khandala uphills. Pleasant drive down from Mumbai on the Expressway. U can also come into Dukes for their awesome breakfast spread.

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Celine, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback with us. We are happy to know that you had a comfortable stay with us. We put in our best efforts to ensure our guests leave with a memorable experience and we are delighted that we have been successful in achieving this during your recent visit. We greatly...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is good. Courteous staff, good rooms, clean n good view n location. Food is expensive but not much choices on the buffet. A-la-cart is good but with 30 mins wait. Over all a good experience. Wud visit again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After our road trip frm karjat to Lonavala and Khandala We settled down at this beautifull property and stayed at their deluxe rooms with valley rooms. Just excellent are their rooms ,service housekeeping ,food and on top cleanliness and alertness in minute details .When you are using their pools with kids they give extra attention which is top class.We are...

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Dukes Retreat Khandala ! We like to thank you for taking the time out and sharing such a wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am happy to know that my team and I were able to consistently provide you with an exceptional experience. It is feedback such as yours that encourages us...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best place to visit in Khandala. Great place for stay with family and even great food. I would like to appreciate Mr. Vikas for his great service on the reception. He helped us a lot with quick response and also described all their services of the resort. :)) We had a very pleasant stay 😁 Thank you !

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Dukes Retreat Khandala !!! Thank you for sparing your time to review us. It gives me great pleasure to know what an amazing stay you had at The Dukes Retreat Khandala. Your feedback regarding the food and services has been humbly received. I will certainly share your comments with Vikas & I am sure that...

Surat, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After much contemplating we booked this property and I loved every bit of it. We took a deluxe room for 3 adults and 1 kid . The room was big enough with a bed and living area with a sofa bed. It had large glass with good view. Their chinese food is very good , italian not that much. They...

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Nihit, Thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience with regards to your stay at The Dukes Retreat Khandala . I am happy to know that you had a memorable stay. Your comments regarding the quality of food, activities at the hotel and room have been shared with the team and it will definitely motivate them to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights recently and really enjoyed our stay. The room we got (deluxe) not only had excellent views, but also had a large balcony attached, which was really fantastic. The room itself was large enough to accomodate 4 of us (me, wife and 2 daughters). The room not only had two queen sized beds, the the...

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The_Dukes_Retreat, General Manager at The Dukes Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Upamanyu, Greetings from the Dukes Retreat Khandala ! Thank you for your recent review! We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy to know that our courteous staff added to your experience in positive way. Your feedback regarding the further improvement in the quality of food has been shared with our Executive...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dukes Retreat at Khandala is not more than a 15 minute picturesque drive away from Lonavala. The resort is a landmark located 1850 ft. above sea level. Keys Khandala is spread across 11 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, valley-view and the mesmerizing Western Ghats. The property benefits from being set in the lap of the flora of the region and nestles amidst waterfalls, nature trails and winding forest paths. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dukes Retreat

Address: Pune Mumbai Road, Khandala, Lonavala 410301, India
Location: India > Maharashtra > Lonavala > Khandala
Price Range: $101 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dukes Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Choose the deluxe rooms on level 1, they have a balcony attached”
 of 5 bubbles UpamanyuB, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Go for Deluxe rooms that offer stunning views”
 of 5 bubbles FalconVision, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“All executive rooms have partial valley view. Delux would have valley views.”
 of 5 bubbles 29rajivd, Nov 5, 2016 | Read review
“opt for deluxe rooms which are expensive but gives an un hindered view of the valley & waterfall”
 of 5 bubbles ParthaKes, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“Room's on the third floor have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles deepwankawala, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
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