Since I’m from Pune I travel to Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar quite often, twice or thrice a year. I discovered White House while I was looking for a place to stay there. I came across their website, found it quite impressive, but I wasn’t sure how it would turn out in reality. I’ve had some bad experiences before, where everything looks great on the website but when you reach the place the accommodation is something else and it ruins your holiday mood.
Anyway, fortunately that wasn’t the case with this place. I spoke to the owners directly, I think they do the booking themselves. They promised us good accommodation and service and we got all that and more.
The property itself is designed quite well, apparently by Hafeez Contractor. It’s a twin bungalow with two bedroom hall on each side. I guess that way they can give one bungalow or both bungalows depending on our requirement. We were a big group of 4 couples and 6 children, we had taken both the bungalows, so we had the entire property to ourselves.
We could sit out in the open and enjoy the cool climate, the monsoons are over now so the nights were quite pleasant. They even have a barbeque which we used to barbeque our food and also to keep us warm J . It was one of the best experiences, the calm, the climate, the fountain, and of course the joy of being with family and friends, can’t wait to do it all again.
I would like to make a special note about the service, it was nothing short of excellent. It seems they are self trained, and have learnt from experience how to make sure that the customer doesn’t have any complaints.
It’s no surprise when I say I’m going to be a regular here, and would certainly recommend it to others.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Winner of the Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor for the Year 2015. The unique structure of White House with aesthetic look designed by the renowned Architect Hafiz Contractor has become a land mark on Mahableshwar Panchgani Road and a point of attraction among the tourists from the time it has emerged. White House melds unstinting luxury with the tranquility of being in harmony with nature. Brilliantly designed it is perfectly integrated with natures beauty White house is a haven of relaxation, peace and tranquility To accommodate you in a luxurious manner that you so richly deserve we offer you spacious, elegant and well equipped rooms with a classic pampering. Each bedroom is fully furnished with LCD TV, Fridge, Airconditioner, attached bathroom, attached balcony, 24 hours hot and cold water, inverter backup. There is a 10,000 sq area around the bungalow within the compound wall. You can use the area for any games, activities, barbeque, bonfire, parties etc. For children there is are swing sets and see-saw as well. There is 24 hours security a huge parking space within the compound. All efforts are made to make you feel at home. In our endeavor to convert this bungalow into a Tourist Motel we have not spared any pains for your utmost comfort. White House is most secured place in all respect though away from city crowd. ... more less