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The Retreat

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16/06/2017 17/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in August 2016 and whilst the Hotel itself is quiet basic it makes more than up for it with the views it offers. The manager was so helpful to guide us around town and arrange for transport on our way back down. The WiFi can be a bit tricky (or was when we stayed)

Thank SteffenBaier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is the only highlight point in this hotel. Better to call it Kanchenjunga view point! No service, kitchen in total disarray, pathetic response. They don't care about their guests. Extremely cold behavior towards their guests.. They didn't respond to our queries throughout our stay there.. Beware of their in house dalals acting as a helping fellow to help...

Thank Tanumoy R
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent location near rajbhawan. Nice hospitality by Mr.Sarkar who takes personal care of all guests. Rooms are good with good view of hills. Local sightseeing can be arranged from hotel. Mall road market and other shopping places are at walkable distance.

Thank Anuragrocks
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Retreat is easily one of the few hotels in Darjeeling which can boast of the best view of the magnificent snow clad Kanchenjungas. The hotel is right next to Raj Bhavan, easily accessible by car (2 mins walk from Rajbhavan) and all the rooms have excellent views of the mountains. The mall is about 5-7 minutes walk on plain...

Thank ban1824
Berhampore, West Bengal, India
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Good hotel with excellent view from executive room. Food was satisfactory. Staff were friendly and cordial. The walk from the hotel to the Mal was great. The terrace is excellently arranged with flower. Just one suggestion of improvement of electrical plug points.

Thank Kausik1971
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel is situated near the Governor House- 7/8 minutes walk from the Mall Road.View of Kanchenjangha is very clear from the rooms 102/103/104. Rooms are very clean. Food available in the restaurant is good enough. However,there many other options like Glenary's & Keventer for eating out. Overall experience is good can be recommended to others.

Thank TapasiSarkar
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Best part of this hotel is its location which offers you straight view of Kanchenzonga peaks from your room windows, food is good as compared to rates. You can take a walkers route to have a beautiful sight seeing of Darjeeling.

1Thank rky66281
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

In my views, it is the best location to stay at Darjeeling if you want to enjoy Mt Kanchanjungha. Proximity to mall is about 400m but no such inclination so it should not be any issue for elderly people. Food is not that great, even no of items in complementary breakfast is very less and limited. The best part of...

1Thank AritraMondal
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 2 February 2017

according to our telephonic conversation with the hotel, they were to provide us with a deluxe room with kanchendzonga view + comlimentary breakfast as well. the actual tariff was Rs 4000+taxes, as it was an off season they offered us with a discount which came upto Rs. 3000+taxes. They called us one day before our arrival to confirm our booking...

5Thank Aparajita R
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Only this the hotel has the view ...Food is good ...but they don't have bar service ..Employees are helpful ..But not professional ...Not fully renovated ...Work were still going on ..Not much option in food ..But all the problems you will forget when you will see Kanchenjunga from your room ..This is one of the best hotel in Darjeeling from...

Thank Prantik S
pd_s_11, Manager at The Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we will trained our self in that case 2time you will enjoy fully, Regards, D.P.SARCAR

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Laced by horizon-kissing green tea-estates and foggy hills, Darjeeling is the 'Queen of the Hills' in all its own splendour. For the world tourists, trekkers and globetrotters, Darjeeling is the gate to a tranquil world that is filled with enchanting and breath-taking picturesque beauty. The sunrise from atop the Tiger Hill is mysticism beyond compare. And who ever misses a walk to the Mall Road for some woollens shopping, or a ride on the famous toy-train that whistles its way through the greenery? Darjeeling will wrap you in its beauty, and your stay at The Retreat will make your trip more memorable. Here at The Retreat, you can see the Kanchenjunga peak from every room! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Retreat

Address: 15 Hermitage Road | Raj Bhaban, Darjeeling 734101, India
Region: India > West Bengal > Darjeeling District > Darjeeling
Price Range: $79 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Top floor or 1st floor”
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“Large Rooms,best view from room's window.”
papiadutta2011, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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