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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I found PC Bhurban as one of the best hotel in the area especially if you can afford the luxury of outings with your family in vacations. In addition is the most ideal place for new couples to enjoy their honeymoon. Situated in very beautiful mountains. I love it.

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Sheharyar Mirza.

London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I travel very regularly because of my job. This time around I came on a personal visit with family. I was taken aback by the relatively lower level of service versus other hotels in Pakistan. The receptionist was not very polite, did not know the terms of the contract, at entry the person made a big noise when my son...

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments are essential to educating our staff about good and bad service. We will ensure your feedback will be given to all. Furthermore, I will personally supervise that all your other complaints are addressed that everything will be in order on your next visit. We look...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't stay but we made lunch at this hotel. It was very interesting that safety is not normal level. I thought we were entering to a castle or prime minister office something like that. All of us were invited outside of the car and passed a xray. Our luggage too.ı don't know why. Besides all things, meals were good....

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and liking the hotel. As far as security is concerned, it is mainly to provide safe and secure environment to the guests under the prevailing security situation in the country. However any in convenience caused is regretted, please. Thanks. Sheharyar Mirza.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PC bhurban was inaugurated in 1992. I have visited several times. I would request the management to replace the old furniture which is not comfortable at all. The movie which was offered free for inmates in the past is also charged.

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and valuable feedback regarding renovation of rooms, the good news is that our project team has started working on room renovation. Hope to host you soon again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good option if you are looking to stay there.Provides all the facilities which a leading hotel chain can offer.Bit on expensive side but they don't have much competition there so advantage is encashed in monetary form.Best part of hotel for me excellent buffet break fast which provides a complete range of eastern and western foods.All in all hotel...

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you had a first class stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We hope you will come back and visit us soon! Warm regards, Sheharyar Mirza.

Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's beautiful hotel with beautiful scenery. It's just there when you enter Murree and everyone should stay there while in Murree. It have very pretty rooms and nice service. When it rains, it's very pretty and you'll love it!

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you had a first class stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We hope you will come back and visit us soon! Warm regards, Sheharyar Mirza.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Stayed as a part of group. Wasn't impressed by the hotel interiors since it seemed the renovation was not done since years. As per staff they always run 100% occupancy that's why didn't get time to renovate the rooms. Hotel location is very nice and views are amazing in the back side of the hotel. Room wash basin was filling...

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments are essential to educating our staff about good and bad service. We will ensure your feedback will be given to all. Furthermore, I will personally supervise that all your other complaints are addressed that everything will be in order on your next visit. We look...

Lahore, Pakistan
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I travelled with my family to PC last year. We booked 2 rooms adjacent to one another with a connecting door in between which made the stay even more enjoyable. We would barge in to each other's room which felt like having a mini-house all to ourselves. Even though we did not try out lunch or dinner or order any...

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Regards, Sheharyar Mirza.

Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Excellent services. Excellent pricing. Excellent view. The hotel is build in a very artistically manner and is also located in a really peaceful environment away from the rush of the city. Highly recommended to spend the vacation at.

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care! Sheharyar Mirza.

Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Built atop a hill with a breathtaking view of the valley below. Views are almost unbelievable. We had a late lunch at the terrace restaurant with kids. Menu had a good choice of continental dishes that tasted great. Place is well kept and neat. Service is slow but courteous. Lots of activities for children. A must see if you are...

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Sheharyar M, General Manager at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, responded to this review

Thank you very much for an excellent review and valuable feedback. Due to remote location and away from city center, unavailability of natural gas and shortage of water etc, the operational cost of hotel in Bhurban is much higher compared to city hotels of the same standard. Obviously, this also reflect in overall pricing levels. Regardless of the above, price...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Additional Information about Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban

Address: | Murree Hills, Bhurban 47150, Pakistan
Region: Pakistan > Punjab Province > Bhurban
Price Range: RM744 - RM3,177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban 4.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Islamabad, Pakistan

Dear Mr. Salman

I read your review about PC Bhurban and felt very sad that you had a very bad experience there.

Moreover, the reply of Mr. Zulfiqar Malik, GM is not very appropriate, since its neither apologetic nor sympathetic towards a customer, who traveled all the way from Australia to visit this hotel. He should have done and informed that, he has ordered an investigation into the matter, upon the findings, if it is negligence or mistreatment from the hotel management, proper action will be take against the offenders.

But he just wrote a simple hope-to-do-better message, which of course is not enough. He should realise that Social Media has great power, based on the strength and number of its followers. He should not have put the hotel's repute at stake.

I don't know, why he forgot that the "Customer is ALWAYS right" --- the 1st lesson taught in "Hospitality" or Hotel Management, or any other Customer Service Relationship. Even if some of it is customer's fault too!

I have visited almost entire Pakistan, from Karachi to Khunjrab Pass (China border), except Gawadar. Including interesting resorts like "Shangrilla" Skardu, Hunza etc. I must admit, although we have great tourism potential, we know little about "Hospitality", or don't bother; in other words, we tend to murder the messenger. We forget, a happy customer brings in more customers.

Yes, We also do not have world class facilities, moreover we most of the times do not care much about cleanliness, hygiene and general upkeep of the facilities. This is a national mindset, unfortunately!

I have been visiting PC Bhurban with family since last 20 years perhaps, sometimes stayed for the weekends, sometimes day trips. But, let me tell you, inspite of many similar problems we had faced, in general, we enjoyed our visits.

Its unfortunate, we also do not improve unless there is a strong competition. So, there is a dire need of a strong competition in hotel business in the vicinity.

I also have my own disagreements with PC Hotel/Marriott Hotel management. They are real bad in Customer Relationships. I had been member of Hotel's Privilege Club for some years. They kept on increasing annual Fee, without any consideration for existing members, which is a normal practice all over the world. When I complained, being a member, they didn’t bother.

So, I refused to continue my membership, in response to their behavior and they didn’t care at all.

The management never called me to apologize or requested to continue my membership, and I never did. They have no urge to retain customers. They didn't realize that, with the membership, I was shopping or using their services on daily/weekly basis, like: Bakery, Laundry, Gym, and very frequently, for meals. If you account for these services, that I paid them, it was astonishing Rs.3 Lacs per year, calculate their profit of about 60%+. They lost Rs.2 Lacs in profitx the no of years I have stopped? but, kept on debating on Rs.13000 fee. Very bad business people! I think the should have dismissed their finance and CSR Managers for such acts. But, they didn't care. Had it been an international company, this what would have happened.

Finally, they they lost a loyal customer.

Its unfortunate, at times we are forced to compromise and be “content” with whats available. I wish their management’s attitude could change and they do learn a little about Customer Relationship.

Mr. Salman, I apologize to you personally, being a concerned fellow Pakistani.

over a year ago

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