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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Shillong for the NH7 Weekender. After a horrendous hostel stay in Bhoirymbong, we decided to book a room in Shillong and cheapest ones available were from Highwinds; thus we weren't expecting much but everything exceeded our expectation by humongous margins. From the rooms to house service and location everything was top notch. Our building even had a... More 

1 Thank purujit n
Bhubaneswar, India
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

good home stay type. Bf room is too small and very limited 2-3 items only.At a time only 10-12 people can be accommodated. There is a clinic on its ground floor of the same owner, don't know if IT is advantage or disadvantage.Accessibility and main Road reachability is good.To reach 1st time may b a issue as it is not... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If I come back to shillong I will definitely stay here again. This is a very clean hotel and in good location.Rooms are properly decorated with nice funritures. only 2 kilometers from police bazar(central location of shillong) This is beside Lady Hydari Park.It is connected with police bazar through shared taxis (10 rs per person) Staff's behaviour is very friendly.food... More 

1 Thank Shamik R
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived here in the middle of the night, they made food for us and gave us excellent rooms. Very friendly, good food and breakfast and eager to help you whenever possible! Center easy to reach by cab or by foot. Plus have a medical centre downstairs!

Thank Jeroen van H
Guwahati, India
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Firstly the reasons to choose the guest house 1. I was looking for an accommodation where my 2 year old kid could find some space to have some fun, at least a lawn. 2. A place with parking facility. 3. A place with in house kitchen. 4. Away from the hustle bustle of the market area and not too far... More 

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Travelled in June 2016 , We found that guest house in not professional in dealing with customer , limited choice in breakfast , guest house team is helpful but not trained. Reception is poorly managed

Thank Ashish S
Howrah, India
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1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This Property is too good....and very good ambiance....very trend & good behaviour staff...from ground level to front desk......quality & quantity of buffet break-fast is also too good, and other food quality is also good...almost a good hospitality....very cheapest...I stayed here from 15/05/2015 to 18/05/2015, with my family...CEO is a very gentle person....location also good......rooms are well furnished and good bathroom... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this while waiting for my morning complimentary breakfast which is yet to be served. First the negatives, The place is managed by people who can contest and win the prize for being the most unprofessional in the planet. We stayed at 318, a small little room with a tiniest of tiny window looking out to a rotting canal.... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Stay for two nights during last week of December. Cosy & comfortable accommodation with clean, spacious rooms. The guest house itself well maintained & has a nice small lawn where one can enjoy warm morning sun. Cordial staffs. Complimentary breakfast was okay though limited variety. No formal restaurant was there, however dinner served on both night was good. Room heater... More 

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Pune, India
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86 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We stayed here two nights. On the first night we had dinner out and only had breakfast which was good so decided to stay there on the way back from Cherrapunji. On that day we had dinner here and it was really bad. The issue with the breakfast is that they are not geared up for a larger number of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the foothills of evergreen pine forests, this quiet resort is your ideal family home while visiting Shillong. Centrally located, close to the National Highway and adjacent to the Lady Hydari Park and the Crinoline Falls & swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highwinds, Guest House

Address: Pine Mount Ridge, Barik | nr Pine Mount School, Shillong 793001, India
Region: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: $64 - $5,030 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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