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Bedroom suite #1; the skylight and lovely bay windows make this a delightfully airy and bright  pair of  bedroomsThe living room, straight out of the 1940s
Private room in house

The Retreat, Bhimtal

Padmini

The Retreat, Bhimtal

11 guests
3 bedrooms
9 beds
3 private baths
11 guests
3 bedrooms
9 beds
3 private baths

British-era bungalow nestled in a private forest estate in the Lake District of Kumaon, great for walkers, birdwatchers, nature lovers, readers, writers, artists. All rooms have views of only trees, garden and hills - no other house. Pets allowed.

Amenities

Dryer
Essentials
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
Washer
Wifi

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
4 single beds
Bedroom 2
3 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

Please treat the staff and family members with courtesy and consideration - this is a home you are staying in.
While you are welcome to relax and have a good time with your friends, it should not disturb others staying here, or cause any inconvenience to other guests. Requests for extras (snacks, etc) should be within reasonable limits and timings.
We do not permit bachelor parties or noisy parties.
Smoking outdoors only.
Pets are welcome, at an extra charge, if kept under control and leashed at all times.
This is a very old house, as are its furnishings and the family's personal items scattered about the house. Please treat these with care.

Availability

1 Review

Meg User Profile
Meg
March 2013
My family and I had a wonderful stay at the Retreat. Paddy and her family made us feel completely at ease and taken care of--something not always easy to attain while traveling in India. The house and grounds have a historical feel harkening back to Colonial India, but not a mu…
Padmini User Profile
Response from Padmini:
Thank you, Meg! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay here and got the rest you all so needed. It was a pleasure looking after you and your family - you are such lovely people! I do hope you can come again...Anyone would love having you as guests!
March 2013

Hosted by Padmini

Bhimtal, IndiaJoined in December 2012
Padmini User Profile
1 Review
I love living in the hills, and share that feeling and experience with my guests, who are treated as one of the family, but with as much privacy as they wish. I enjoy cooking, and making sure that my children and I give the guests a memorable holiday, where they get to experience…
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