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A place most of the tourists do not know about. For Jim Corbett fans.

This is the place where Jim Corbett lived years ago. Now owned by Dalmia who bought it around 80... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Great Service in a colonial setting

We did not stay at Naini Retreat but had gone to the restaurant twice. It's expensive for the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is the place where Jim Corbett lived years ago. Now owned by Dalmia who bought it around 80 years ago. This is on a steep road, and most of the tourists are not aware of it. Maintained by an old lady who opens it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We did not stay at Naini Retreat but had gone to the restaurant twice. It's expensive for the place but the service is really awesome. Jalal, Harish & Govind have taken care of our food needs. Quick & efficient . Food was also very good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Medapati
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Apparently the house has been sold off and is not open to the public so dont expect anything...although the trek up to the house is worth it. Take the offbeat path to the house and enjoy the trails

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AkshayA436
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is the most stellar place in all of Nainital. Dont forget to visit it while you're there. Its the old residence of Jim Corbett and his sister Maggi. It currently organises meet ups, book readings and general gatherings of old timers.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GreatBigTales
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have seen movie on Jim Corbett @ Jim Corbett and in the beginning of the movie they have shown this home. This house was owned by Jim Corbett before 150 years and now owned by a gentleman from Delhi. They have maintained this property...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hemalrshah
Reviewed 28 April 2018

it is an old building and was house of jim corbett. Now its converted to museum with every room keeping its old era feeling. Museum is free and probably the only place in Nainital besides temple which is free. Every room takes you back almost...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Gurney House is not on the tourist map. Even tourist information office on the Mall had no idea of what I was talking about. They finally found a brochure on all of Nainital in Hindi which mentioned Gurney House but without any directions of how...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Gurney House is an old building about 135 yrs belonged to one of the renowned Hunters Mr.Jim Corbett. The house has been maintained well by the present care takers with all the historical assets collected by him. He was very fond of forests and all...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank MKBhatnagar
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a historic building and was a house of Jim Corbertt once upon a time. now it is owned by an Indian family. it was enjoable to be here.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank bindu2016
Reviewed 19 February 2017

this was the summer residence of Jim Corbett built in 1881 by his parents . it is an old heritage structure that still stands strong .The current owners are Dalmias & the old heritage building with all memorabilia of JIM CORBETT has been kept carefully...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RajeevDr
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