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Colonel's Retreat
Ranked #4 of 1,062 New Delhi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Love it - My home in Delhi!”
Reviewed August 7, 2011

The Colonels Retreat is outstanding - large comfortable rooms – nice atmosphere - great location in Defence Colony (good bars, restaurants and shops) - easy travelling distance to anywhere you might want to go. Charming staff look after you very well and provide simple but excellent breakfast, call taxis, take car of laundry etc. I have been staying at The Colonels on and off for the last 6 months - it is my first choice when I come to Delhi.

Room Tip: All Rooms Excellent
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed August 2, 2011

After two colorful,impressive,but really exhausting weeks in Rajasthan,Colonel's retreat was like an oasis in the Indian hot July...Situated in a very beautiful,green neighborhood, only five minutes from the metro station,reminded me of home...I really enjoyed the simple,relaxing and very friendly atmosphere!Every morning always somebody was there to give us valuable information concerning Delhi,while we were taking our breakfast in the big family-like dining table!I would totally recommend it,it feels really like home hihihi :):):)

Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2011

The place is very homely and the service is also excellent. It is like a house converted into a hotel and it has a central hall/dining hall. The breakfast was excellent. The only issue was mobile connectivity in the ground floor room where we were.

Room Tip: Get 2nd floor rooms
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 29, 2011

This guesthouse is the kind of place that grows on you. The rooms are large and clean and the decor has some wonderful paintings and furniture which shows how dedicated the owner is to providing his guests with an inviting and comfortable environment. It was great to have a lounge area to meet with friends or to watch tv or read a book that got me out of my room from time to time. The Defence Colony district is an up and coming area which has a lot of development going on - my only caution would be that its a bit difficult to find ones way around at first, but once you do there is a lot going on on the area to keep one amused.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
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NAHAN
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

It’s simply a home away from home. Colonel Retreat is a tranquil place where we found incomparable hospitality from host Arun Khanna who made our stay in Delhi extremely delightful.Its like going to an old friend's house where everything is comfortable, warm, and fun and you get an entirely different experience from a conventional hotel.

The place is really clean; the service across all the staff extremely helpful, the staff even attending to our laundry. The location is very convenient as well .The Defense Colony Market with shops and restaurants is within easy walking distance. The security is also excellent.

The rooms are extremely comfortable and spacious with a very fresh and clean feel. The bathroom was also spacious and pleasant. Even the lightings in the room were very soothing.

They also have a common area which is very comfortable and has 24 hours internet access available. Breakfast is served here, which is great and all cooked to order. They serve the best banana bread.

I would definitely come and stay here again and would highly recommend the place for every one looking for a pleasant and comfortable stay in South Delhi.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed July 21, 2011

Absolutely loved the interiors, the service, the people- right from watchman to the cook, all of them are very courteous and go out of their way to help you at any time of the day. the room was very comfortable and the breakfast was great. Col. Arun is a wonderful person and makes sure you have a convenient stay at the guest house. Though its a bit far off from the main road, the nearest metro station is 5 min walk. And the Defence Colony market area which is a fun hangout place just a few minutes walk again makes this a great place to stay. Highly recommended. And i would love to stay again the next time I am in Delhi.

Room Tip: Book a little early as there is always good demand for room space here
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
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Helsinki
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Reviewed July 20, 2011

The service at Colonel's Retreat was great before and during our stay. They were helpful to explain what kind of possibilities do we have to come from the airport to the place and after our first breakfest we got some a nice brief according to our own interests what could we do in Delhi (restaurants, markets and malls, sights, top Bollywood movies). The personnel even loaned us metro cards, which is the best way to travel longer distances inside the city. Room was very clean, tv with nice movie channels, AC, running warm water 24/7. The Defence Colony were the hotel is situated is upper-class neighbourhood with a nice market some 0,75 km from the Colonel's. Although very safe, the palce has an own guard 24/7 and the guards are very friendly and helpful.

I would highly recommend this place to anyone. The next time I come to Delhi, I will definately return here. After staying in so many hotels, it's very nice to stay in place which freels truly like home.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Colonel's Retreat
Address: D - 418, New Delhi 110024, India
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Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #4 of 1,062 B&Bs / Inns in New Delhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colonel's Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A great favorite with business travelers and overseas tourists alike, offering a truly comfortable, elegant place to stay. Colonel's Retreat has been lovingly created by people who are frequent global travelers themselves and who take pride in maintaining the highest world-class standards of hospitality. All rooms are air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, refrigerator, free wi-fi, electronic safe. Attached baths, with hot and cold running water. ... more   less 
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