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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I spent 21 days at the Ananda with the purpose of loosing a few Kilos. I can only congratulate the management and its entire staff for their service. Be the massages, the Yoga team, the restaurant or the receptionists and housekeeping. All naturally friendly and very well trained. Although the diet cuisine wasn't the great indien cuisine i desired, it...

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Riverside, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ananda is absolutely outstanding in every respect. Every square inch of the property is perfect, every class (Yoga, Pranayama, Vedanta) is top notch. If you go please try to participate in a yoga class or pranayama session led by Reema. The car trips to Rishikesh may be a bit tricky if you get dizzy easily, for those try to hire...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No words for this unique and mind blowing experience. Everything was excellent. Whether the treatment, food, surroundings, yoga, service or the rooms - simply outstanding. Deeply recommend it to everyone to recover and relax. We would like to emphasize that the food was delicious and the staff was lovely.

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you very much for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your visit especially the culinary experience and look forward to wellcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week and there was not one disappointing thing the whole week. The spa treatments are the best, the food totally amazing and the entire staff wonderful. The dining staff go out of the way to accommodate your every wish. Chef Sandeep is a genius, F & B Manager Shyam, along with Pradeep made our stay something...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for sharing your experience. We will pass on your kind compliments to Sandeep, Shyam and Pradeep who will definitely be motivated by them. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a suite and it was fantastic. The overall experience was pure luxury and worth it! We loved the food, the service and treatments at the spa. The grounds are beautiful and serene. The spa treatments are good, my husband and i did the couple retreat tos our treatments were all. We attended a few of the Vedanta classes...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to know that our services and facilities met with your expectations and that you had a pleasant stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went alone to escape Delhi pollution, looking for clean air, relaxation an spa. To my surprise, this place has proven to be so much more. Ananda spa is a sanctuary which promotes a better more balanced life style. The spa treatments are exceptional indeed, the food amazing, the yoga and meditation program thorough and I discovered Vedanta, which left...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, especially the spiritual experience, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit to Ananda followed a trek to the Har-ki-Dun valley in the Himalayas. It was so timed, to get few massages after being in the mountains for the previous week. Anyone who treks will know the bliss of massage, steam, et al in luxurious environment after a rigorous hike. Yes, it is called bliss. Ananda has a fabulous location....

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! thank you for visiting us ay=t Ananda and for reviewing your experience. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our services and facilities and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Wam regards, Nikhil Kapur

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must have been amazing when it first opened but now the property is in need of renovation. Poor wifi, small TVs and outdated plug points were a damper. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite with a lovely garden view with a water feature. Treatments were excellent and dining was a pleasure even though service was slack at times....

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Than you for staying with us at Ananda and for your review. We are happy that your overall visit was pleasant and are grateful to you for pointing out areas where we can improve. The same has been shared with the concerned deartment heads. You would be pleased to know that we are in the process of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic spa in a great location. At 1,100m up a windy road the hotel is secluded. With gates at the entrance there is no chance of stray visitors. There is so much to do and some guests come for 21 days! There is nothing to fault the place. The staff are charming and incredibly helpful; nothing is...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place with very friendly staff beautiful views and amazing weather in november food is to die for but the portion are a bit to small hence the food seems a bit expensive but other then that everything thing was just great

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Nikhil K, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As our focus is on wellness, our cuisine and quantities are also designed to be healthy and as per what the body requires. We will however share you concern with the Chef who will review the same....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ananda in the Himalayas is an award winning luxury destination spa located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the birthplace of India's ancient arts of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. Dedicated to restoring balance and harmonizing energy through a holistic approach, Ananda incorporates the healing principles of the East and the West with a specific focus on Ayurveda and Yoga, along with contemporary International spa experiences. Set amongst 100 acres of virgin forest and opened in September 2000, Ananda in the Himalayas is built around a Maharaja's palace estate and located 260 kilometres north of New Delhi. The resort features a restored Viceroy's Palace, world-class Spa, 70 deluxe rooms, 5 suites and 3 villas. Two of these villas are 2 bedroom villas and one is a single bedroom villa, with breathtaking views of the Ganges River and the mountainside. With the highest standards of service, luxurious accommodations, innovative dining and breathtaking mountain views, Ananda is an internationally recognised oasis offering an enriching experience designed to restore, renew and revitalise. Ananda signature wellness programs include Detox, Ayurvedic Rejuvenation, Weight Management, Stress Management, Yogic Detox, Ananda Yoga, Ananda Renew and Ananda Active. Getaway Spa packages starting at 2 or 3 nights are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ananda in the Himalayas

Address: The Palace Estate, | Tehri - Garhwal,, Narendranagar 249175, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Narendranagar
Price Range: RM2,996 - RM4,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ananda in the Himalayas 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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“I suggest a suite- its very large and ours had 2 bathrooms”
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