We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Bamboo Retreat Hotel

Show Prices
#5 of 107 Hotels in Gangtok
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Bamboo Retreat Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 113: English reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The place is so calm and quiet and you can enjoy the nature .things are neat and modern and they showcase the culture. The food and service was good. We initially got a room with no TV. we requested and the manager suraj was so kind and provided us nice apartment room as complimentary. The place is little away from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gokcoool
bangkok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spend in december a few days in the beautiful Bamboo Retreat. For those who appreciate calm and a quiet place on the foot of the Himalaya, in Sikkim, one can only recommend this haven. The manager Suraj Basnet and his staff are all very nice and super helpfull. And iit is a pleasure to have a good nepali daal...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank clapikk
Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I loved everything about this place—the dreamy location, the clean and comfortable rooms, the cozy fireplace, even the little puppy! But what really stood out was the staff. They are truly incredible, unforgettably wonderful. The staff accommodated our requests for local meals in the Lepcha style, even the interesting millet beer and moonshine-like local alcohol. It was amazing to read...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank EvaSaelens
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and such kind of feedback is our biggest reward. We are encouraged to keep it up!

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Loved the experience at this hotel. Truly relaxing and secluded from the hubbub in Gangtok — but close enough for day trips to monasteries and other sites close by. The food cooked by the staff here was also excellent!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Brenda M
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

In the name of the entire team we thank you for your stay and for having taken time out to provide us with your review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you.

delhi
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The Bamboo Retreat is a little jewel - full of charm and truly magical. Surrounded by Tibetan prayer flags, t's set on a forested slope across the valley from Gangtok, with views of the snow peaks, so there are plenty of walks including to Rumtek monastery, the seat of the Karmapas,Tibet's oldest lineage. The rooms each have a balcony, a...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank julianakroyd
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We continue to take innovative measures to make our guest's stay at Bamboo Retreat comfortable, even during winter season - by wood fire in the Restaurant, hot water bags, room-heaters and in case of Emerald Apartment by wood fire in its stove as well. Further more, we also provide heated blankets to...

nashik
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It's one of the finest stay experiences I have had so far. The place is set up away from the hustle bustle and right amidst the nature. Infact from the hotel one can see the entire gangtok city and snow clad mountains on top of that. The staff is fantastic and so is the food. The thing I loved the...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank aayush_a_kedia
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we appreciate it very much. Happy to hear you enjoyed our place!

Faridabad, India
Reviewed 5 December 2016

First thing first- this hotel is located in Rumtek (7 Kms from Mayfair hotel, 16 kms from mall road-Gangtok), not Gangtok. Bamboo Retreat is an excellent hotel located in peaceful location, far from noise and pollution of vehicles and people. The rooms are (color theme based) nice and clean with balconies having 2 chairs and a table with a view...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Dexterr87
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you for your comprehensive review and would look foward to welcoming you to Bamboo Retreat Hotel again.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Location is up a mountain and 40 mins minimum from Gantok and there was no taxi to drop us into town so had to walk for ages and doubt the distance is 7km as listed. Shower leaked so water went everywhere.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank projectwilliams
bambooretreat, Manager at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of the Bamboo Retreat and at the same time we apologies that we did not meet your expectations with regards to the taxi and with some shower leaked. Regarding shower leakage it might be a minor mistake of not closing properly as it was the same room ,previous guest stayed without having any problem. Regarding...

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The location of Bamboo is excellent. About 15 mins walk to MG Marg and yet located in a quiet area. The double room we had was very clean,spacious with attached bathroom, dressing table and a sofa. More like a suite than a double. The view of Mt K from the room window at sunrise is fantastic. The garden with plenty...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Unseonsinable
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thanky you very much for having taken time out to provide us with your valuable Feedback! Many thanks!

Reviewed 3 November 2016

A friend of mine and I stayed one week at the Bamboo Retreat for "working holidays". We had diverse tasks such as gardening, taking photos of the place, marketing (Twitter, Facebook, etc) and helping in the kitchen. We also did some rocks painting for decoration. The people were very nice with us and the place is so peaceful! We have...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JOAN P
BambooRetreatHotel, Owner at Bamboo Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review! We too very much enjoyed your stay with us and many thanks for your Inputs!

181 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (126)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (41)
Viewed
View from Room (10)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (62)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (55)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (23)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Gangtok hotels
0.7 mi away
Summit Nam Nang Courtyard & Spa
0.7 mi away
The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok
1.3 mi away
Summit Norling Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.9 mi away
Bamboo Grove Retreat
Bamboo Grove Retreat
#7 of 107 in Gangtok
272 reviews
0.8 mi away
Summit Ttakshang Residency Hotel & Spa
0.7 mi away
Hotel New Orchid
Hotel New Orchid
#3 of 107 in Gangtok
165 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome! Set in three acres of paddy fields and bamboo groves with wonderful views of the Himalayan mountains bordering Tibet, Bamboo Retreat is a quiet and interesting place to base yourself on your Sikkim explorations. We offers special and quiet accommodations in the midst of nature. Facilities: 15 individually decorated rooms with attached western-style bathrooms, diverse international and ethnic cuisines, workshops, meditation, herbal soaks and, upon prior notice, Ayurvedic massages on offer. The star of the house is a wonderfully authentic top floor meditation room, complete with traditional Buddhist altar and glass windows looking out to mountains. A perfect place for your own yoga or meditation practice, or an introduction to meditation can be arranged. Herbal Soaks: There's also a special room for herbal baths - soak in one infused with lemongrass from the garden, lit by candle light and with a relaxing herbal tea. Day Trips can be arranged to visit nearby Lepcha-villages, monasteries, lakes or view-points. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bamboo Retreat Hotel

Address: Rumtek Block - Sajong, Gangtok 737101, India
Region: India > Sikkim > Gangtok
Price Range: £52 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bamboo Retreat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Bamboo Retreat Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bamboo Retreat Hotel Gangtok, Sikkim
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bamboo Retreat Hotel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Bamboo Retreat Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles julianakroyd, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“choose the room which has wooden bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Dexterr87, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms overlook the valley. But to make sure, do request”
 of 5 bubbles stephenmF596XX, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask a room with balcony...the view is amazing...”
 of 5 bubbles jjjunz, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5