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Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you love nature, trees, flowers, green open spaces, history, heritage, homely warmth, hospitality &, delicious cuisine and are averse to traffic, crowds, structured resorts & hotels- Abbotsford is definitely the place to head to. I have been to Nainital a number of times before but stay at Abbotsford completely changed my perspective on this beautiful Hill Station...for the first... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Abbotsford is one of those places that you immediately fall in love with . It is cozy, personalized, away from the chaos of main Nainital but yet close enough to walk down to all the main attractions. I stayed here for 2 nights and saw and experienced Nainital like never before. Abbotsford itself is full of history and the owners... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

As my cab chugged its way through the crowds i cursed myself for attempting a hill station in summer. Suddenly we went up a steep climb my cab offloaded me at a gate. Enchanted I felt i was back in Enid Blyton land - gabled roofs, grey stone the immediate feel was in an oasis of calm. The impression was... More 

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

I was there for 4 nights and wish i could stay there longer. It is a perfect getaway to unwind and enjoy the sleepy town on nainital, though it is no more sleepy. Abbotsford is tucked away from the main mall road of Nainital, that is the reason it becomes the perfect getaway for somebody like me. The views from... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I stayed at Abbotsford with my daughter for two nights. It is a cozy place tucked a little above Nainital. The cottage was built in 1876. It is now run as a homestay. I liked the food as it was simple and delicious. I asked for the local food one day and enjoyed it by the bonfire at dinner. I... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We loved this home stay !! Very cosy . We ate dinner twice and both times the food was good simple home cooked food .. Which we loved as we were travelling with young kids .The staff was very courteous and the Lady manager was present .the heating was not great and as we visited in December it was a... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We, 9 adults, 2 kids and a dog visited Abbotsford to bid 2015 adieu, and to welcome 2016. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. There were walks, including to Cheena Peak, visits to the zoo, boating on the lake, bonfires each night, and much more besides. It brought back happy memories of the past. The folks at Abbotsford were warm and welcoming,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

I was there for an event. Didn't stay at the property (thankfully). Interacted with owners, who were friendly and helpful. But the caretaker attending to guests was not as courteous. Food served was not up to the mark. It was ice cold and staff had no idea how to serve (for example, a single spoon was kept to serve spaghetti)... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford Nainital, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your open criticism. For one we are a 7 bedroom home stay and could only accommodate that many guests as directed to us by KLF management - in fact Shervani and Earls court are 4 star hotels much higher in stature than Abbotsford, we are just a home. As for the food - yes we... More 

Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We stayed at Abbotsford for a week during the middle of winter and we found it to be a homestay in the best sense of the word..A cultured and yet very warm environment, with excellent home cooked food, a crackling fire at night and a truly sweet and hospitable Mrs.Aleem. Don't expect loud music or loud anything. It's an excellent... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford Nainital, responded to this review

Thank you Ma'am for the warm review. Hope to see you soon at Abbotsford (co-host destination for the Kumaon Literry Festival 2015) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We recently stayed at Abbotsford for 2 nights and had a great stay. The architecture of the property is Victorian in style, with its gravel pathway, chimneys and period furniture. Added to this was the upgrade in room we received - we had booked a hill room but were given the 'king's room' and this was fabulous and beyond expectations.... More 

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Abbotsford1876, Owner at Abbotsford Nainital, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Hope to host you again in future. Regards More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 130 year old heritage English house. Wooden floors, ceilings, old masonry....surrounded by oak tress, very peaceful. The property has been featured in the Conde Nast Traveller Supplement for India in 2009. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbotsford Nainital

Address: Prasada Bhawan, Oak Park | Mallital, Nainital 236001, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Price Range: £112 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Rooms are all sunny the rooms in the main house offer views of the hills. Check out the wordsworth suite.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerforever2015, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are large and well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles RuchaMacFarland, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Each room has something special - balcony, view or quiet! so you are spoiled for choice.”
 of 5 bubbles shaili237, 6 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All are good... Wooodsworth Cottage Suite is excellent, recommended for a family”
 of 5 bubbles Nik_DJ, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Juliet room has a stunning view. The kings room and princess suite are large but older. And these 2 are right above the kitchen so you start smelling spices from 6 am :-)”
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