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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thanks for Excellent Hospitality. It was nice 2 Nights stay , with River Flowing close to the location. This is like a peaceful place to just relax and enjoy. Worth Visiting again and again. Best place to stay in Rishikesh.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bull's retreat in March with our cousins. We were seeking adventurous activities. We had a pleasant stay. Wanting few days to relax with my family we decided to visit again in January. However this time, we came with our parents. We had booked the normal rooms. But, later on we decided to shift to the cottages. They are...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the people managing the place. I was there when a group of differently abled people were visiting. And to see the staff managing them with a smile and such kindness was wonderful. On checking out, when I asked what I had to pay, the manager Rency just smiled at me and said "your smile is the payment!". Lovely...

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Faridabad, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place in the mountains adjoining Rishikesh. Comfortable rooms, very nice staff with a extremely positive outlook and helpful nature. The food was good with a nice variety. Lovely nature walks in the vicinity, either up the hill or down to the Ganga river. Pristine beach close by. Our dog loved playing in the open area. The place also...

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Ghaziabad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ganga Arti and we headed to Rishikesh. A wrong turn and we landed at Shivpuri, a quaint small place, 15 kms from Rishikesh. It turned into a blissful delight. The resort, Bulls Retreat greeted us warmly with its beautiful green spread, discipline of an ex army man running the place was evident everywhere. Post lunch walk through the woods led...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent visit and have already recommended this place to friends. We visited along with our 15 month old daughter and our parents. Our top picks about this place would be its meals, management, outdoor activities, location and ultimately the hospitality. Sultan was the lead butler and took care of all our dietary needs. Apart from tasty food,...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

If you are planning a trip to Rishikesh then it has to be BULL'S RETREAT!!!! We came across MHE & Bull's Retreat Rishikesh through one of our common friends & trust me this was so far one of the best hospitality we have ever received. Our itenerary was filled with alot of adventure & it was perfectly planned. Rafting in...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Well... what can i say, so far one of the best in hospitality and generosity. Felt like Home away from home. :) They ensured us that we had a memorable stay and our activities were exactly according to schedule as planned at the time of booking. Mr Sultan-ji who manages the kitchen every single day would bless us with lip...

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new delhi
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Those were the days when delhi was fuming with air pollution. So, to survive we had to escape!! A quick trip to the Himalayas was the best option. The wheel got moving from delhi at around 10am. Myself Mithun, wife Minnu, our one year old daughter Mishael and our dearest friend Ponni got behind the wheels. Shivpuri, a few kilometres...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Beautifully decorated rooms, a place full of creativity, very nice people, bonfires in the evening, and a little quiet beach on the Ganges only 15 minutes walk from the place, the walk trough the jungle is already a pleasure.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bull's Retreat (Originally Aaranyya by the Ganges) is named after its mentor Col. Narinder 'Bull' Kumar, one of India's most celebrated mountain climbers. The resort welcomes adventurers and pilgrims alike. Nestled amidst a lush forest and landscaped gardens on the Badrinath yatra route, it's just a 30 min drive from Rishikesh. Rafting and trekking for the adventurous, or yoga and mediation on the beach by the Ganga river just a 10 minute walk away, for the introspective - take your pick. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bull's Retreat

Address: Shivpuri Village Opp Petrol Pump | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Shivpuri, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh > Shivpuri
Price Range: $57 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bull's Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“the cottages are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 week ago | Read review
“If in Shivpuri for rafting and other adventure sports, this is the place you should stay and take service from.”
 of 5 bubbles 967sujithn, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“why would you stay in the room, jut use to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles , May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Go for their premium roooms”
 of 5 bubbles HeeraDaspa, May 19, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms facing the garden area are good.”
 of 5 bubbles nitinj187, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
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