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6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Nainital, Nainital District, Uttarakhand

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Rosy1404
Delhi
1 review
“Lovely Vacation stay”
Reviewed June 12, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

It is a beautiful villa to spend time with your family and friends. All the sightseeing places are within easy distance. The villa itself is self sufficient with a well equipped library, nice evening barbecues at lawn, choice of movie DVD to view and Excellent home made food. Would definitely recommend this place to relax and spend quality time with family and friends.

Date of stay: May 2015
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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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cstechmk
Bangalore District, India
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3 reviews
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“Excellent place still the same after almost an year”
Reviewed June 11, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I had a chance to visit the place after almost an year and to my delight it is just the same. I stayed there for 2 nights and the stay was very well planned. The team there Manoj and Bhagat were very hospitable. You get good view of the mountains, good place to stay, good guys to look after you, good food to eat and good books to read, i could not have asked for more.... Simply Amazing.

Date of stay: May 2015
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Liked best: The food served by Bhagat and the view of Mountains.
Liked least: Since i was driving myself the roads were a pain at some places. Not their fault.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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nagriraji...
Ahmedabad, India
1 review
“Excellent stay !!!!”
Reviewed June 1, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed for 5 nights.It was a real good experience.The villa was exactly as described and shown on the web.Nice location,very well planned,excellent staff specially Manoj and Bhagat singh the chef.
Because of all the glazing in the front the villa had a beautiful view of the valley and the mountains.The rooms and the bathrooms were nice,clean and the villa was very well equipped.It had a nice library,music system and a very good sitout on the deck outside.Had a lovely and memorable holiday with family !
Thanks to MR. MANISH ANAN

Date of stay: May 2015
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Liked best: The villa and its location
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Rakesh J
New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A home away from home”
Reviewed May 31, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Most hill stations in India during summer tend to get packed like sardines. Nainital is one of India’s most-loved hill stations but the tourists who descend on it during the peak season really test its capacity. Though most hotels renovate themselves and add more rooms to their inventory beforehand, these places tend to come apart at the seams when the hordes arrive. This has resulted in the growth of more hotels, homestays and lodges in the suburbs of Nainital. We had heard of The Cottage, the charming homestay at Jeolikote, and writer Tarun Tejpal’s Two Chimneys at Gethia but when a friend mentioned Crosswinds, located somewhere in between the two, we decided to give it a try. It turned out to be such a pleasant surprise for our family of four.
First, Crosswinds is a new construction with the result that it does not have the dampness and musty smell that one associates with the older hotels in hill stations. The architect has used a lot of glass in the construction , so there is a lot of natural light coming into the building at daytime. And as night falls, one can see the twinkling lights of Nainital nearby. There is no clatter that one associates with the traffic in a hill station during summer even though the occasional horn of a passing truck does have a eerie effect at times. The bonus is the location. You can reach tourist destinations like Nainital, Sattaal, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal,Bhowali and Ramgarh within an hour, not to forget hidden gems like the mountain-top Goluji temple or the organic tea estate at Gorhakhal located nearby.
Manish Anand, the dapper owner, has used a lot of effort and imagination in getting this place right. I think he appears to have got the inspiration from the Swiss rental chalets where you can have the run of the place once you hire it. The pace is clean and neat, it has modern furniture and amenities. When it gets hot in summer, you can even turn on the split air-conditioners.
The in-house chef is a person called Bhagat, who gives his own twist of taste to the dishes that he whips up for breakfast, lunch and dinner. He is even willing to share his recipes with you. If you have any problems, the ever willing handyman called Manoj will help you.
The tariff may seem a bit intimidating but believe me, for the all homely comforts and tranquillity you get there, it isn’t.

Date of stay: May 2015
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Liked best: The non-intrusive setup
Liked least: The fact that some neighbours sometimes burn dry leaves and wood nearby and this fouls up the clean air
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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manishgar...
Orlando, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Vacations.”
Reviewed May 27, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I visited Crosswinds in May 2015. We were 6 families & occupied the whole property for 4 days. Location & Food was excellent. Manoj & Bhagat Ji were brilliant in every aspect & tried their level best to serve us. We are definitely coming back for another vacations. It's like living in Nature's arms.

Date of stay: May 2015
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rupins201...
Ahmedabad, India
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place and hospitality”
Reviewed May 26, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights from 2nd May 2015 and we really enjoyed the place. The decor is superb and very well kept. Everything was very clean and well maintained. The staff is so helpful and courteous especially Manoj and Bhagat. They took real good care. The villa is very well planned. The library, the music system, the living room everything is very well thought of. The sofas are very comfortable. Hats off Mr. Manish

Date of stay: May 2015
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Liked best: The placement and the upkeep
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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sonalid12...
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best place to relax and rejuvenate your body and soul.”
Reviewed May 11, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This was my second visit to this Villa...Scenic view, beautifully maintained home interiors, well stocked library and amazingly tasty food. I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a calm and quiet break from city life.I will surely be back again.

Date of stay: May 2015
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