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Banjara Retreat & Cottage - Sojha

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New Delhi
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I think this is such a beautiful location combined with the great accommodation provided by Banjara. Two cottages in the village renovated to provide all the luxuries you can hope for in a hotel. Loved the mattresses and not to forget the sumptuous cuisine laid our for us. Highly recommended. Actually not to be missed at any cost.

6Thank Akshay K
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I visited Banjara Retreat in the first week of August’14 along with my wife & my 5.5 years old daughter & stayed for 2 nights & yes we were the only ones at the retreat/hotel during the stay. This hotel is located amidst the nature in a small village located just 5 kms before Jalori Pass on SH 11 &...

2Thank V B
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Spectacular drive just short of the Jalori Pass on a bend of the road overlooking a vast green valley lies this place almost hidden from the main road. Four dozen steep steps(appear eighteen dozen when climbing up) lead you to charming property surrounded by cabbage, potatoes and apple orchards. After a drive of two weeks through Kinnaur, Spiti, Lahaul valleys...

Thank adhru
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I booked this for a family trip in Apr'14. Experience with the booking staff was really bad. They misguided, oversold just like typical sales guys. Pros Banjara is at a great secluded location with amazing views. Hospitality by the Manager Rishi is outstanding. They try their level best to make you feel at home. Food is decent. Cons There is...

2Thank supsingh
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Reviewed 22 July 2014

It is two hill homes, in the midst of a himachali village, just as you drive off the Jalori pass coming from Kulu. There are irises and daisies - the rooms are lovely and the balcony outside begs dreaming. You can sit and gaze at the mist in the valley, the trees outside, the sun on the hillside and sketch...

1Thank Pavane M
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Banjara retreat is the best available hotel/resort in Shoja as per my experience. Location is excellent with beautiful scienic beauty. But one has to go through large no. Of stairs to access the property.the rooms in the new building are beautiful and spacious and gives very beutiful view from the front windows. Rooms in the old building are maintained in...

1Thank suteekshan
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This was our first experience with banjara Shoja. After really long drive from chandigarh airport - this quaint little village made it look all really worthy! Overlooking the green expanse of tall deodhar trees, this property is located in absolutely non touristy area - making it retain its rustic and original himachali village charm. we stayed at the room down...

1Thank Vanvik
Reviewed 28 May 2014

after a gruelling drive to the Camp which can be treacherous (via Jalori Pass) based on the time you reach there, you reach the camp by walking down 137 steps. overlooking the valley its a quaint mountain house with low roofs et all. Rooms : excellently and tastefully done with attached bathrooms however, they could do with providing toiletries or...

1Thank Bhavik68
chandigarh, India
Reviewed 28 April 2014

If you r looking for a quite place away from the crowd, mud cottages, good food, good service, friendly owners of the property, best view of the valley, bonfire at night, lieing on the grass in the lovely sunshine.....just pack ur stuff and go.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Hi, This is place is very strategically built in a valley overlooking awesome views. Sojha is a sleepy village with probably 5-6 shops. The population board depicts ~40. We went around Mar 30 last year while it was still snowing. En route to Jalori Pass, which is beautiful during winters with snow, this place would come, but one has to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near the picturesque hamlet of Sojha, in the spectacular Seraj valley of Kullu we offer comfortable, well furnished rooms in a solid cedar wood house surrounded by thickly forested mountains with snow covered Himalayan peaks as a backdrop. There is a well equipped kitchen to serve sumptuous meals. The numerous walks and treks in the surrounding forests and meadows are a special feature of the area and the drive to the resort is a pleasure in itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banjara Retreat & Cottage - Sojha

Address: Shoja 175123, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Kullu District > Shoja
Price Range: £66 - £87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Take a room in the cottage for better views”
Dhritipriya, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose new Building”
raja22835, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“To explore the natural beauty & thick forests in the region - a must visit”
  • The natural beauty abounds
  • We are in the midst of the thick forests & mountains
  • We are in the midst of the thick forests & mountains
  • Delux room - upper level - new wing
  • Verandha (blacony) with sit-out adjoining two Delixe rooms with full glass windows
Dalal2011, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good.”
Vatrana, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Mind the stairs leading down to the property. Not a negative point but to be kept in mind for people with knee problems”
musifat, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
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