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Pune, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Easter and there was only one type of boat available which was for 1200 rs per boat. This is just too expensive for 10 minutes ride. They should start per head tickets on sharing basis. However, the scenic view is lovely and should not be missed

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Mohali, India
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Location is pretty good, nice views from most of the rooms. Big rooms with balcony, green lawns and a big restaurant. The room allotted to me was quite large but due to summer season some what uncomfortable during night due to no cross-ventilation. Also lizards and flies all across. This is a government property. Restaurant service is a bit slow....

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's probably the best resort in terms of location and view, locating just by the great Umaim Lake. Service quality is absolutely abysmal. They took almost an hr for checking in, food quality also needs improvement. Rooms are old, not properly kept ( the bathroom door was not getting locked, phone not working). Then there was perineal issues like credit...

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Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The resort has a lovely location and the restaurant also has a lovely view. The breakfast was nice even though the service could have been better. One thing odd was that due to power failure we could not pay by credit card which is not acceptable.

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Thank shaili99
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely resort with a sprawling green lawn, balconies overlooking the pristine lake .. it is one in a life time experience .. idle place to sit , relax and unwind . room service was excellent with so so buffet breakfast spread ... kudos to all the support staff

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Thank Taniya G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Best place to stay at Barapani with the greatest view of Umium lake from your room.Big spacious rooms,nice and quite atmosphere,good food with plenty of variety,awesome balcony.A resort where anyone loves serenity can spend couple of days at the lap of the nature.Ideal for family or couple who wants to spend few days with ultimate relaxation.Very friendly and helpful staffs...

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Thank Debjyoti C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stayed at Orchid Lake Resort for two days, 23rd and 24th of Oct '16. We had a prior booking for a lake view double bedded deluxe room. Reaching there, we came to know that no such room is available due to ongoing renovation work and they could provide room in left wing separated from the main complex by about...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent location with below average maintenance. The taps are not working, food is horrible. Nearly no room service but the view and location is excellent. If one loves nature - may visit this place with expectation in mind that he will get no service and may face horrible food.

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Thank jaystewary
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The cottage was not very nice. The weird smell was everywhere . The bedsheets and couch was not very good. The flooring was very very old. The view of the lake was the only good thing there. So if u want to enjoy the lake just go there between 9am and 5 pm . Dont stay at the resort .

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Thank Monabhi29
Bongaigaon, India
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visited restaurateur of this resort for buffet lunch, with a friend and his family who are strictly vegetarian. For vegetarians, only rice, dal and 1 main course was available. desert provided was of very poor quality. Buffet not even worth 100 bugs, for which, they charged 400 bugs. Icing on the cake, service of the waiters available over there were...

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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Come and stay in the very lap of nature at the Orchid Lake Resort. Situated at the banks of the tranquil Umium Lake, in the state of Megalaya (Abode of the clouds). Relax in the well appointed rooms and bask in the beautiful view of the lake away from the grind of daily city life. ... more   less 

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Address: Umiam, Ri Bhoi District | Major District Road 32, Police Bazar, Shillong 793103, India
Region: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: $31 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“rooms with lake view are the best”
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