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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was one of my friends wedding when I visited this place so the full resort was booked for us. We were really happy with the service and helpful staff. This place is just near expressway so easy to navigate and have well furnished rooms. With a common medium size pool. Worth a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the great places in Khandala. The rooms are really good. Cozy and comfortable enough. What I liked most about Dukes is, unlike maximum best-rated places the hygiene standards are really well maintained. This place has good ambiance and great view. They have an amazing deck which has a superb view. Most of the rooms provide enough privacy too.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent the Independence day weekend at Dukes Retreat. Did regret the traffic jam on the ghat section but once at the destination you forget the travails of the traffic. First the plus points : Obviously the view from the hotel rooms, the deluxe split level rooms being superior, the very helpful and ever smiling staff whether the valets, at the... More 

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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 ! Thanks for sparing the time to share your review with us on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to know that the location, quality of service & food were to your liking. Your feedback regarding further improvement in the hotel upkeep has been carefully noted.... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one the best resorts in Khandala. Been here twice and have been thoroughly impressed. The view of the expressway and ghats from their terrace and restaurant is unbelievable. The food is really nice, especially the mutton biryani. Breakfast buffet was very nice too. The staff is courteous enough. If you aren't travelling by car they will arrange for... More 

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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 choosing to stay with us and sparing your precious time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is delightful to note you have enjoyed your stay with us and our location, room, food and service measured to your expectations. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good * Good view of the valley * Staff is very efficient * Service is good in restaurants * Located close to Rajmachi point Needs improvement * Food is average. Stick to buffet. * For a resort with Business Center I was surprised to find that Wifi doesn't work. * Rooms have modern amenities but we had some ant problems.

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Mumbai
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55 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night last week. We were three families with kids. Our booking was done by Sporting Excellence. Thanks to the rains during the previous week all the major sightseeing areas were closed to visitors, which made our journey to Khandala and back traffic-free for possibly the first time. Dukes Retreat is a part of the landscape of... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the service and facilities of the hotel during your recent visit. We look forward to welcome you back again to The Dukes Retreat Khandala during your next visit. Best regards Sameer Gokhale General Manager More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there for one day with family. So let me review it in details Best points 1. View from the room was excellent 2. Large rooms with no clutter 3. Very prompt and friendly service 4. Quick on the go compliments 5. Very good spread for lunch and breakfast 6 . Extremely service oriented staff OFI 1. The wifi was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback and a detailed review of the hotel. It gives me great pleasure to know that your stay was comfortable. I am glad to know that the team took care of your needs and the quality of food, location and size of the rooms were to your liking. Your feedback regarding the WiFi... More 

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69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a lovely monsoon weekend in the resort recently . It is conveniently located at 1.30 hrs drive from Mumbai. The resort is nestled in the mountains and has views to die for .There is a dense fog on a normal mansoon days. The Rajmachi and sunset points are 10 minutes walk from the resort. The cottages can accommodate... More 

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

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent visit at the The Dukes Retreat Khandala. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. Your comments regarding the quality of food have been carefully noted. We hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Best Regards Sameer Gokhale More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 days. The service was awesome. The breakfast buffet left a lot to be desired. Wifi was not operational for 3 days as there was some issue with the equipment. The rooms were fantastic and the view mesmerizing. Would recommend the property.

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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 taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Dukes Retreat,Khandala. I am glad to know that your overall stay was comfortable and the service provided to you was to your liking. The internet had issues due to the heavy rains and I apologize for the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with a breathtaking view of the mountain range and a lovely waterfall - seen amidst the clouds as it embraces the hotel on a regular basis during the monsoon season. However the in-house restaurant and bar is extremely expensive.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for this review. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Dukes Retreat,Khandala. I am glad that you had a comfortable stay with us and enjoyed the breathtaking and scenic views of the Western ghats. Khandala blooms during monsoons with lush green flora & waterfalls make it even more pristine during this time... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $109 - $238 (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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