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Bull's Retreat

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Opp. Petrol Pump, Shivpuri Village | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Shivpuri, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a regular visitor to Rishikesh. We had visited Bull's Retreat with my familty of 14 people including children in the month of May 2016. We had awsome experience at this resort. The retreat is very close to nature. All the rooms are clean and tidy with nice view all over. Food was awesome and feel like home. We... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 30 plus employees, who chose to go to Bull's retreat as our offsite destination. What particularly was amazing about their team was the personalized and the extra mile they go to make us happy. We had a long and tiring overnight train journey from Delhi, the Bulls Retreat team welcomed us with their bus for... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went on 12 june to rishikesh.First we did rafting,which was amazing-a must do activity,then had a holy bath,after that we went to shivpuri.Resort was good, it had many activities and best part was we got the opportunity to meet Mr.Narendra Kumar owner of the place and a legend who gave us SYCHINEand hadconqured many peacks. the bad part was... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the property on 27 of June and stay in room number 112 which was nice room. Apart from rooms it is more the activity they have. They have all age group activities in house. And the icing on the the cake is Mr. Thomas who care's for guest. Love to be loved at ur place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has lot's of activities for all age groups. Cycling, nature walk, Burma bridge, zip line, wall climbing and other usual sports like baddy, basketball etc. The staff is great. Special thanks to Mr. Thomas (manager) and Veeru. Very cordial staff with a "YES" attitude. Rooms are basic but again with so much to do who spends the time... More 

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Thank Naragaur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bulls Retreat is excellent location to stay at Rishikesh which is situated at Shivpuri. There are lots of activities for Kids and Adults like Zip Line, Badminton, Trampoline, Freesbie, small Bowling game, Hammock and much more to indulge you. Staff is also very very supportive and co operative including Manager Thomas which are there for you every time around you... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best part: Close to nature hotel which is definitely a retreat! Ample games for kids and adults including badminton, frisbee, Carrom, Trampoline, Basketball etc that bring you back adults to their childhood days. Food is definitely homely and will not disappoint( please don't expect a plethora of options) Walk to the hill view or to the river Ganges is highlight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A resort with beautiful ambience! Food was very tasty! Spl. The palak paneer! Chef is awesome! Good sports facility plus you can go down near the river to enjoy the view! Rooms are neat and tidy.. Only thing i didnt appreciate is that the room service was pathetic plus some staff members are not helping rather not concerned! Serving food... More 

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Akshay K, Owner at Bull's Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Divyanshi, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We have noted your concern about the room service, however please note that we at Bull's Retreat do not encourage any room service as we are located in the midst of a dense forest and providing food in room also extends... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I stayed at Bull's retreat while travelling through India for several weeks and it was really nice and appreciated to stay outside of Rishikesh, in a more quiet place. You can easily visit Rishikesh and other close cities by getting a ride just outside the retreat, but you can also choose a more quiet stay and walk down to the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We(me/mom/dad/billu-my furry sister)..were headed to Rishikesh for a short weekend getaway...not at all booked for Bull's Retreat...we were booked for Aspen Camp..(nightmare)..luckily COLLARFOLK...got us booked to Bull's and we will thank them forever...dint knw why but Bull's never popped up on google search for pet friendly resorts...my mistake mayb..but trust me..travelling with pet or not...If in or around Rishikesh/Shivpuri...ur choice... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
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 our own private beach on the Ganga for the introspective – take your pick. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bull's Retreat

Address: Opp. Petrol Pump, Shivpuri Village | Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Shivpuri, Rishikesh 249192, India (Formerly Aaranyya by the Ganges)
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Rishikesh > Shivpuri
Price Range: $40 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bull's Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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