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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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198 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It's an iPhone 7 but without iOS!! This property is full of contradictions!! Amazing location but congested layout! Attention to detail (every room is unique) but pits when it comes to service! Cozy rooms but commode may protest to flush! Great food taste but inflexible attitude (no a la carte) Worse of all is the front desk - finding ways... More 

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2 Thank Paps223
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It was a wonderful stay. Would definitely like to visit in winters while it's snowing! It was a wonderful experience. I went to Shimla for the first time , I had a booking somewhere else but i was too worried as I did not like the location. However, I ultimately found the best location and will definitely come here again... More 

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1 Thank Vishwa K
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The location is the only saving grace for this property, We were promised free facilities at the time of online booking. I was travelling with my 9 yr old daughter. Feel cheated. Every service in room is charged Rs. 100. Eg. If you order tea in addition to cost you end up paying extra Rs. 100 every time you summon... More 

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3 Thank Rajni_Kggn
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I just don know what is good about the place. The cottage was very tiny. Poor house keeping, the most rude house keeping ever. And the words from the owner were " this is the kind of service we can provide, you have to deal with it" And in such a cold place the don't have any hot water supply...rather... More 

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2 Thank Sethi N
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Serene Environment, Excellent surroundings, Delicious Food, Friendly courteous and helpful staff. Enjoyed every movement spent here. An unusual experience awesome and wants to come here again but in winters Good Luck.

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1 Thank sanjay s
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Trust me, you do not want to go here! Except for the fact that it's 9000feet above the ground, there is nothing, i insist, nothing that you will like or for that matter, even tolerate. Their description on the website is deceiving and false. Right from the distance from shimla to their photos of the rooms, it's all a scam.... More 

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Thank wanderers-wanderings
Gurgaon, India
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

- Very good location, situated on a hill top with great views. There are a couple of small jungle trails for walking closeby - Good property - Decent food quality (although this is a matter of personal liking). - Run down property however as it is poorly maintained. Looks far better in photographs than in reality. - Very poor service... More 

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Thank shashankjogi
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Good hotel as per location top of fagu hill nice view from hotel surrounding area. But food rate is quite high as per hotel room infrastructure. Though staff are very good and cooperative. ready give u any type of assisting.

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Thank Dharmesh R
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

we stayed in this hotel for pne night. Amenities are good, staff is well-behaved but the location is very very remote. On Fagu hill top, you always need cab or horses to go anywhere. The price of the rooms is also very high, and so is the price of food. If anyone wants to find peace and live quitely, this... More 

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1 Thank Sayan B
Bhopal, India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The biggest plus point of this property is it's serene location in fagu top with breadth taking views & a walking track,.but services are bit mismanaged .Food is good though expensive. The pathway to the cottages needs to be renovated. Top floor cottages are preferable than basement ones. Rooms in the main block are also comfortable. The road uphill leading... More 

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2 Thank gopa2016

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Snow King Retreat is a picturesque and beautiful Retreat situated at a great location of Fagu Hill Top at 9000 ' (MSL) Adjoining dense forest, which makes the head swim and the heart pound against the quiet of the forest. Just 4.6 kms from Kufri on Narkanda Road and gets MAXIMUM HEAVY SNOW during season as compared with surrounding areas, including Kufri since the resort is higher than Kufri.Peace and freedom of nature is guaranteed at Snow King Retreat located at Highest Hill of Himachal. The beauty of Snow King Retreat is based primarily on its cool mountain air, its abundance of luxuriant vegetation and its peace and tranquility. Our Mountview Conference hall is well equipped with Multimedia Projector and can accommodate up to 100 Delegates. Guests at Snow King Retreat enjoy a high level of services and comfortable accommodation at affordable rates that makes this one of the most popular retreat in its class. We provide different accommodations Log Hut, Cane Hut, Bamboo Hut, Family Suits, Deluxe Rooms, Super Deluxe Rooms, Honeymoon Rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Snow King Retreat

Address: Fagu Top Shimla | Near Kufri, Shimla 171209, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: RM295 - RM567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Snow King Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Take the Villa room...its not expensive...same as super deluxe room cost...choose block 1,2 or 3 for best views”
 of 5 bubbles RonAnuj, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Take the upper room of hills facing cottage for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Chandigarhia, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“indivisual cottages for honeymoon couples”
 of 5 bubbles shashanksama, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose Deluxe or Super Deluxe room.”
 of 5 bubbles Kanwar003, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Valley view rooms on first floor; Cottages for large groups”
 of 5 bubbles puneetgupta658, 14 May 2015 | Read review
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