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The Dukes Retreat

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been with family and booked 2 executive rooms.We were given awesum rooms with scenic views to the mountains and waterfall.Rooms were clean and spacious and well equipped with all the basic amenities.House keeping staff were very prompt.Superb service.Didnt have the food there.Was a bit overpriced.Wifi needs to be improved.It is active only for 500 sec,so need to login again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To start with - greeted us with a welcome drink. Then they gave us complimentary archery and golf putting activities. The pool area is good. Then to our rooms - due to heavy rains the window glass was very foggy. But later when the fog got cleared... what an amazing view it was.. mountains, waterfall and greenery everywhere. I must... 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 ! To begin with, thank you so much for articulating such a wonderful review about us on TripAdvisor. The Dukes Retreat is built to give you a comforting experience while giving a feel of the nature that Khandala is known for. We're glad our efforts in doing so have been fruitful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dukes Retreat is a wonderful place with breathtaking views from the deck and breakfast restaurant and even the room! the service is wonderful as well. it did not take the hotel more than 5 minutes to get us most of the things we asked for ( extra towels, bed sheets, hair dryer etc). We went in September when the rain... 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 giving us the chance to serve you. We're glad to know that your stay with us was a pleasant and a memorable one. It gives us immense joy to know that our guests leave us with delightful memories and would consider visiting us... More 

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

We had a business conference meet on 18th September 2016. Arrived at 8pm night before. Took the expressway. Left it at khandala bypass and took a U turn towards the resort. The property is a picturesque point in itself, atop Khandala. My room was on the 3rd level and it's window faced the valley. Quiet place, must say. The view... More 

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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 and sharing your experience with regards to your stay at The Dukes Retreat, Khandala. We are delighted that you had a great time at our hotel. Your comments regarding our location, service and food offerings have been humbly received. We thank you for the acknowledgement of our services. Thank you once again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Must Go Place For A Weekend Or Even For A Quiet Meal, Perched On The Khandala Hill, This Place Is Blessed With The Best Weather And Has A Magnificent Views. Easily Accessible from Mumbai and Pune Via the Expressway , It is Good for Family and Business.

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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 very much appreciate you kind comments regarding your recent visit at The Dukes Retreat, Khandala. Thank you and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as this one. Warm Regards, Sameer Gokhale General Manager More 

Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location wise Dukes is one of the best resorts in Khandala. Been there in the month of August and thoroughly impressed with the maintenance of the property. We went for lunch on a Sunday. Food is OK and be prepared to pay a steep price. Valley View from deck is mesmerizing and one can spend hours there. Overall, One can... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and sparing your precious time to share your feedback on trip advisor. It is delightful to note that our location, property maintenance, and service measured to your expectations. Your feedback regarding further improvement in the quality of food has been carefully noted. Me & the team at The Dukes Retreat... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What sets apart Duke's Retreat from other hotels in that region is its excellent location, overlooking valley & fountains. You just can't get enough of it. During monsoon, you also get treated by clouds which flow in & out of the open areas & terrace of the hotel. Overall a superb experience. Hospitality of the staff is another positive. They... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and giving us a great feedback. I am delighted to know that you had an amazing stay with us. I will share this feedback with the team and I know they will be most encouraged. We look forward to extend our best hospitality to you once again in near future.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this was a typical family vacation and once we checked in to dukes ofcourse we were closer to heaven but only for a few minus points ...rooms are very musty which is an issue usually in lonavala but expect a little better considering it's expensive and hot water for some reason is quite an issue too which u definitely... 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. Your support and encouragement would motivate all of us to consistently maintain high standards of service. Your feedback regarding the musty rooms & hot water has been taken... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very close to Mumbai and I loved it because of the location and the natural view that we get from here. They offer good option for business meetings and I prefer having here in place of busy city of Mumbai. The connectivity way back to Mumbai is very good too

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

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor . It is our earnest endeavour to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience and I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful stay with us. Thanks ever so much for sharing your feedback.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank the entire staff of dukes who made our stay so fantastic .we were celebrating our anniversary that day and they made sure to make it special from their side . The entire staff right from the managment to the chef and his entire team are very courteous . The executive room was great though their... 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 sparing your time to review us. It is a pleasure to read that your stay at The Dukes Retreat Khandala was fantastic. I wish to express my sincere gratitude for the wonderful feedback you have offered for the team, our services and product. We are glad that you... More 

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $98 - $198 (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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