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Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Friendly staff - Please is cozy and homely - Pick up and drop from the town Cons: - extra charge for heater (did not inform before check in) ..how is it possible? - no geyser when the water is terribly cold (even after several request) - no management skills at all (one man show) - kitchen is like...

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Delhi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for 2 adults and 2 children and we were allocated room# 105 which was more like a chicken coop. Rundown carpet, leaking bathroom fittings, mouldy smell, cobwebs all around! Room was too small to fit an extra bed for the kid and as per the hotel it was cle***rips mistake for allocating us this Deluxe room as they never...

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Jodhpur, India
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Emily Cottage is amazing and nice place to stay this property is only for those who likes isolation from crowd, little far from mall but very nice for family. Beautiful architecture and quite calm location. very helpful & supporting staff (mostly Amit, and Naveen). Cottage provide pick and drop service due to its high altitude location. Love to come for...

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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This cottage is amazing, isolated from mall and gives full of greenery, this property is only for those who likes isolation from crowd, little far from mall but very nice for couple... amazing maintenance look like British family is still living here... love to come for next time also... yes food is also like home... must stay for rejuvenate your...

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

Had a great stay at Emily Cottage. Very serene surroundings, nicely maintained rooms, a great place to relax!! Just a small suggestion to improve room service and maintain a basic pantry to provide just basic food to the people..

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Emily Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We have noted your concern and will work on it. We also assure you that you may not face such issues during your next trip.

Reviewed May 9, 2016

Nainital is heaven and living in a cottage just increases the excitement of a trip. Emily cottage is one of the best cottage to stay in. I visited there with my family. Got parking facility too. The place is absolutely beautiful. Travellers Paradise is doing a great work. Satisfied with the services. The Food the Staff were all good. Made...

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Emily Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for a very generous and encouraging feedback. We are very happy to hear of your overall satisfaction with our location, food and service. Your memorable stay delights us. We would love to welcome you back.

Jaipur, India
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I love heritage places so I selected to stay in emily cottage for one day in nainital. I loved the place. A very peaceful place. I loved the food too. The area where the cottage is situated is very beautiful. Overall I enjoyed there.

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Emily Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for a very generous and encouraging feedback. We are very happy to hear of your overall satisfaction with our location, food and service. Your memorable stay delights us. We would love to welcome you back.

Lucknow, India
Reviewed April 17, 2016

bad staff. Waiters act like managers. Cook was busy chatting with me and complaining about the owner. Nothing on the menu was available on first day. Rooms were not painted and looked really low quality for a hotel stay. No driver available even though it was promised for the free pick up and drop. Lazy and unenthusiastic staff. Bad experience....

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Emily Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Saurabh Sir, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We regret that your experience was not upto the mark and entire team is disappointed to know about it. At the outset, the entire team joins me in extending their sincere and profound apologies for this unfortunate experience. Warm Regards from all of us at Emily Cottage.

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Copy of email sent to CEO regarding our experience of stay at Emily... Dear Mr Consul want to share my recent horrifying experience of a one night stay at Emily. Was booked at Balrampur and paid a retention penalty there for shifting to Emily based on the grossly misleading posts. some experiences: 1. was provided the below discount coupon which...

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Reviewed March 10, 2016

We were looking for a real holiday in the hills - not a standard hotel stay, but something that would be peaceful, surrounded by nature and offer a different experience. We did come across Emily Cottage on tripadvisor, but the negative reviews were disheartening. Thats when we realized that a friend's brother had recently taken over the management of the...

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Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and writing a wonderful review. We are glad you felt well looked after and found your stay enjoyable. Our apologies for your disappointment. We have noted your concern and will work on it. We also assure you that you may not face such issues during your next trip. We look forward to your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emily Cottage or Lodge was built in the year 1864 when Nainital was established as a summer retreat by the British. It is one of the oldest houses still standing in Nainital, built on the safe land-slide free side of Nainital amidst beautiful Oak forests. Emily was the daughter of Dr. Stevens, one of Jim Corbett’s closet friends and shooting partner, being hunters of only man-eating tigers and leopards. Jim Corbett’s house called “Gurney House” is just below Emily Cottage and can be seen clearly from the garden. Some of the trophies that adorn Emily were given to Dr. Steven by Jim Corbett himself. Situated in the lush green dense Oak forests of Ayarpatta Nainital, Emily Cottage is a home away from home giving the feeling of British taste and style. The furniture, dinning hall, house design, guns etc are all from the Colonial Era. The present owner has tried to maintain Emily Cottage, which is among the oldest British houses, just as the doctor left it changing only what could not be salvaged and of course constructing modern bathrooms. All five bedrooms have antique beds and accompanying furniture all dating back to the 1860's.There is a large drawing room with a fireplace that still works and a dining room with a grand carved rosewood dining table. The Emily is cradled in a thick Oak forest and the pristine Oak trees that have never been cut and surround the house would never let you feel that town ‘Nainital” is just ten minutes away. Beautiful trails run through the forest where one can go for amazing nature walks and the forest around is abound in wild life, rare Himalayan birds such as the great himalayan barbet, the red billed blue magpie, black capped sibia, the kaleej pheasant and the peora partridge, the elusive barking deer, leopards and the ghurrel (mountain goat) can be spotted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emily Cottage

Address: Ayarpatta | Mallital, Nainital 263002, India (Formerly Leisure Vacations Emily Villa)
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Price Range: $26 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Old cottage and Cosy”
  • food was tasty
  • bedroom ..heater does not have enough heat for the room
 of 5 bubbles molam383, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Do not choose this hotel. you will be left with no good memory.”
 of 5 bubbles 293saurabht, Apr 17, 2016 | Read review
“All ground floor rooms with ensuite bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles 153swatis, Mar 10, 2016 | Read review
“The inside rooms are spacious”
 of 5 bubbles nijora2811, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
“There are 2 big rooms, but those are noise ridden, there are 3 other smaller rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ABRAHAMAARTI, Jun 14, 2015 | Read review
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