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Luxury retreat in Nainital – the Naini Retreat – Nainital Heritage Hotel

Once an abode of Maharaja Pilbhit, now a luxury heritage hotel, Naini Retreat is located at the Ayarpatta Slopes in Nainital with a breathtaking view of the Naini Lake. Being a heritage property, the old hotel building embodies the antique aesthetic with contemporary luxury. It is a perfect blend of heritage and luxury. Naini Retreat is being operated by Leisure Hotels Group. The amazing hospitality and service at Naini Retreat will give you an experience of royalty and luxury during your stay.

About the room:

The hotel has well furnished rooms in traditional design with modern amenities like air conditioning, television, very well equipped and hygienic bathrooms, other basic things like electric kettle, clean towels, a work desk, newspaper, complimentary tea and coffee sachets, etc.

The room we stayed was in the Maharaja Wing, Maharaja Wing is quite secluded from the rest of the hotel. Maharaja Wing has 5 expansive rooms defining the grandeur during the era of the Maharaja. This building has a private library that overlooks the blue Naini Lake. It houses some interesting collection of books that you can explore in peace enjoying the picturesque view.

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The hotel has ample space to park your car, but the parking area is quite far from the reception and other hotel buildings. So, we did not get out of the hotel once we checked-in until we checked-out.

About the restaurant:

Hotel Naini Retreat has three dining areas, ‘Gurney House’ – which serves a great variety if Indian, Italian, continental and Chinese dishes. Breakfast and dinner buffets are laid out here.

‘Stella Bar’ – it is one of the best bars in Nainital and offers a great variety of high-quality beverages.

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‘Garden café n Jim’s Grill’ – if you are looking for a quick bite of snacks or wish to laze around enjoying the great view, then this is the place.

Grab a drink from ‘Stella Bar’ and order soke snacks while enjoying the magnificent view of the Naini Lake and the Nainital town before dinner.

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Recreation at Naini Retreat:

The hotel provides some exciting recreational facilities like snooker and billiards, yachting, boating, peddle boating, trekking, hiking, nature walks, horse riding, etc. making sure that the guests would have a fascinating experience during their stay.

Leisure at Naini Retreat:

Hotel Naini Retreat also has a Spa, ‘Tattva Spa’ offering some rejuvenating massages and therapies to their guests. We did not have enough time to enjoy a Spa session but when we asked some fellow guests about it, they said they loved it.

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Experience the grandeur and royalty along with the great taste of luxury through the hospitality at one of the finest resorts of Nainital.

Happy Travel!

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