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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If the serene location & the stunning views don't impress you enough, the absolutely warm & attentive service will make your visit to this resort totally worth it... From the great massages to delicious options of healthy food, this place totally spoils you...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ananda Spa, awarded the world’s 3rd best spa resort had me anticipating a ton. It surely was very nice with the palace property turned into a resort stretching across 30 to 40 acres, but not as per my expectations in terms of scenic beauty. Moksha was better in the sense of scenic beauty and rooms. however the peacocks strutting around...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for sharing your experience. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our facilities and services as well the spiritual journeys that we have on offer. The golf course set in the hills and forests is one of our unique features and also doubles up as a nature...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is truely heaven on Earth. Nice rooms. The view from every corner is gorgeous. The food and service is absolutely superb. The spa undoubtedly is one of the best in the world. Very relaxing, very romantic and very serene.

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you had a relaxing and rejuvenating stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an incredible spa experience. The spa did everything for us, we felt like royalty. A car was waiting for us at the airport, and drove us safely to the hotel, which is a bit of a drive away, and up into the foothills. We were greeted at the hotel with a lovely ceremony and drink at check in....

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our facilities and service met with your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing yet rejuvenating stay. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best vacations I have ever had. We weren't so sure at first what to expect, especially considering the different views we found in the reviews. It is hard to match different minds and preferences... But here is what I liked about Ananda: Ananda is more than a hotel, a spa, a yoga retreat. It holds...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for tking the time to review your experience. At Ananda we offer a holistic wellness experience using the proven disciplines of Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedanta in order to create a complete balance of the mind, body and spirit. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed this relaxing yet...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to extend my sincere gratitude to you and your team at Ananda for making my parents anniversary so truly special. A big thank you for sharing the videos and helping with altering payments, in order for me to gift this stay to my parents. They have had nothing but the nicest things to say about their stay so...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that your parents enjoyed your stay with us and are grateful to them for choosing to be at Ananda for the very special occasion of their anniversary. We hope to welcome you to Ananda soon. Warm regards, Nikhil...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to writing this review, I went back to read the reviews that provided average grade to this location. Though I can relate to some of the comments with respect to the aged restaurant and the old fashioned rooms, having been here I believe it was one of my best holidays I have ever had. The spa, the high level...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for sharing your experience. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your visit. You would be pleased to know that we are in the process of renovating and refurbishing our resort and expect to complete the process by this summer and you will definitely see a...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my best friend wanted to unwind and trust me ananda's was nothing less than a dream. Though the rooms are old and very basic, but the food is yummm, they include breakfast and dinner along with room and the food also has calories mentioned..and trust me when i say the chefs are ao great they even accomodate food...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you very much for visiting us at Ananda with your friends and for your kind review. We are very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This spa is located on beautiful, well kept grounds and has wonderful areas where classes are held at different times of the day. the food is good and healthy dishes are available if you choose. The interview with spa personal to decide on treatments that may be of interest is average with not a lot of discussion about alternatives. The...

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gmananda2013, General Manager at Ananda in the Himalayas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for staying with us at Ananda and for sharing you experience. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and that our facilities and services met with your expectations. The treatments available depend on the package chosen as the inclusions in our Getaway Programmes (3 to 5 nights) differ from package to package....

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Ananda offers you a very special spa experience. It is set in a beautiful landscaped hillside in the Himalayas and has incorporated a bit of the Maharaja of Tehri's palace property. There are various packages on offer and the food offerings are varied and calorie count is given against each item on the menu. The dining area has a vast...

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Dear Guest, Namaskar! Thank you for visiting us at Ananda and for your kind review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Nikhil Kapur

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ananda in the Himalayas is an award winning luxury destination spa located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the birthplace of India's ancient arts of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. Dedicated to restoring balance and harmonizing energy through a holistic approach, Ananda incorporates the healing principles of the East and the West with a specific focus on Ayurveda and Yoga, along with contemporary International spa experiences. Set amongst 100 acres of virgin forest and opened in September 2000, Ananda in the Himalayas is built around a Maharaja's palace estate and located 260 kilometres north of New Delhi. The resort features a restored Viceroy's Palace, world-class Spa, 70 deluxe rooms, 5 suites and 3 villas. Two of these villas are 2 bedroom villas and one is a single bedroom villa, with breathtaking views of the Ganges River and the mountainside. With the highest standards of service, luxurious accommodations, innovative dining and breathtaking mountain views, Ananda is an internationally recognised oasis offering an enriching experience designed to restore, renew and revitalise. Ananda signature wellness programs include Detox, Ayurvedic Rejuvenation, Weight Management, Stress Management, Yogic Detox, Ananda Yoga, Ananda Renew and Ananda Active. Getaway Spa packages starting at 2 or 3 nights are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ananda in the Himalayas

Address: The Palace Estate, | Tehri - Garhwal,, Narendranagar 249175, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Narendranagar
Price Range: $811 - $1,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ananda in the Himalayas 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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