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Elphinstone Hotel

#20 of 48 Hotels in Nainital
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It is a clean property with very basic amenities. It was extremely cold on the days we were there but they do not have heaters to provide which made it very difficult for kids. There is no hot water in wash basin so be ready to put your hands in chilled water at time of cold weather. Staff is very...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Positives: Nearness to bus stop, rickshaw counter (which you would require throughout the day to commute on the mall road), is on the mall road, only a little distant from the market area, good home-like food, the room windows open up in front of the colourful blooming flowers and beautiful Naini lake; good service. The Negatives: Near to bus...

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2Thank holaglobe
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The positioning of the rooms to get the views was amazing. Right above the lake but enough awAy from the road. The road is a toll road, but the hotel is only 20 metres past the toll. Did not cost much but seemed a waste. Older guys run the hotel and food wise there is little choice but was worth...

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Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Liked the hotel! Beautiful view from the room-flowers in the open area just in front of the rooms, lake, mallroad! Try to get rooms that open in the garden. Have your morning tea there...a lovely experience which you will never forget! You will get a panoramic view of Nainital from there. The staff was attentive. Food, however, is not tasteful..in...

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1Thank colouryellow
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I must say the only thing which can say positive about this hotel is "Location". situated on the mall road, lake view, but poor service, stinking blankets and dirty bad sheets, when I call to change the sheet they said" Mossam khraab hai to bhar sukhaya hai isliye ganda hai vase ganda nahi hai". and they did not even consider...

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Thank vinayyadav208
Lucknow, India
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The property is quiet old at nainital, however being at mall road, it enjoys the regular tourist inflow. Nainital is never short of tourists, be it the localites flocking in with their partners' for weekend or for the families flying from the different parts of region in India, Nainital hotels are never short of tourists. This hotel enjoys its presence...

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Thank ankit319812016
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am sorry to write very poor service in this hotel.No food after 10 P.M,No hot water before 7 a:m,No service before 8 a:m.I left this hotel early in Morning without even taking a cup of tea.Parking of vehicle after so many request to care taker.No receptionist available after 9:00 PM.I have very bad expierience.For driver no space available.

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3Thank Pradeep J
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Heritage building with old furniture and decors very well maintained, very big rooms, good food and friendly staff, location is fantastic being just in front of the Lake and within the market place. The Hotel also have a big lawn with fabulous sitting arrangements...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Visited with family (approx 25 members) for 2 nights. Located on main Mall Road , good approach and good eating joints and shops near by. Nice view of the mountains and Naini lake from the hotel balcony. Bed linen quality is just ok and so is the condition of toilets. Also please do not plan to check in late evening...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Get yourself pampered - the rooms are as good as suites, good service, seclusion in middle of the Mall, old world charm, lake facing, warmth in service, good food and above all transparent and honest rates / prices even in spot booking.

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Additional Information about Elphinstone Hotel

Address: Mall Road, Nainital 263002, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Price Range: €14 - €48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elphinstone Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Rooms near the garden area are beautiful”
holaglobe, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take a room on top for a batter view”
vinayyadav208, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lake facing, if you can climb upstairs, ask for the roof top rooms.”
ankit319812016, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms at upper floors are better”
Anirban0302, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Suites are better than double rooms”
Souvik_Dutta, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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