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The Habitat Shillong

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed at The Habitat, in December 2016, just after Christmas. As other reviewers have mentioned, this is a very nice, aesthetic and quiet guest house of the Asian Confluence. This is not a full fledged hotel in the strictest sense of the word, just to manage your expectations. The rooms are cozy, with comfortable beds. There is very little...

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MentorShillong, Manager at The Habitat Shillong, responded to this review

Dear PrakashCJ: Thanks a lot for your review. We very much appreciate your feedback. We are in the process of resurfacing our floors which are made with old wood. Unfortunately sometimes all do not understand the value of caring for antique furniture. However it is that which give the Habitat its charm. As regards your concern on the exhaust, kindly...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We spent the Chirstmas eve + a couple of days at Habitat this year. As the other reviewers have pointed out, this is a very clean property tucked away in a one way lane in one corner of the city. However, Police Bazar, the main shopping area is hardly 3 kms from this place. One of the biggest attractions of...

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MentorShillong, Manager at The Habitat Shillong, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We much appreciate it. I hope in your next visit you will try one of the bigger rooms. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Pune
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is rather like a guest house situated in silent one way lane, but still in the middle of the town. It seems that they have converted a big house into what they call a boutique hotel. In their conversion into hotel they have cut corners in which exhaust of one toilet goes into another toilet and from that...

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MentorShillong, Manager at The Habitat Shillong, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We do what we do from the heart I am glad you like our smile. Due to construction of additional rooms which is almost over, you may have encountered the problem of the exhaust and other issues raised. I am sure next time you will not have that complaint. Kindly note that we have converted an...

Reviewed 25 December 2016

Just returned after 4 nights stay @ The Habitat. I actually booked this hotel post the reviews from Trip advisor, however bit disappointed post my stay. This indeed a small guest house , peacefull location but really have a narrow and ugly approach road. Rooms, well again old enough with antique furniture including a very small TV. Breakfast very homely...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I was little surprised to get such a peaceful , and cozy ambience in the heart of city, next to the market . Food was excellent , though they have a small kitchen. All staffs were well mannered, service was good. Rooms were very clean and well maintained. You would get all type of breakfast, be it continental, or South...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I happened to visit this hotel in the month of August'16 with my daughter and my wife. We chose to stay in a deluxe room for a period from August 11th to August 15th. This property has old and contemprary feel to it. The Price was approximately ~ 5000 INR a day. I certainly felt basis the price charge property...

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MentorShillong, Manager at The Habitat Shillong, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mehta: Thank you for your feedback. We are constantly engaged in improving our facilities and service and as some construction was going on, you may have encountered some issues. However some points you have written is factually incorrect and in the larger interests of other we would like to place the facts: 1) The Habitat is located in...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Stayed here during my first visit to Shillong in October 2016. Felt Very comfortable. A homely little place, nice staff. Food is a concern due to the all time fixed menu that you have to order much in advance. But one has the choice to eat out as the location is very good and there are good eating joints nearby.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I stayed there for 4 nights 5 Days. The rooms & hotel is very neat & clean. We had every necessary amenities there at the same time. I liked the room's architecture, you will fall in love with that. This place is in Liamkhrah bazaar where you can find your necessary things. Food quality was not that good but still...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This a boutique property cosy, comfortable and aesthetically done. Food is amazing particularly if you savour Bengali cuisine. Its in Laitmukrah, a residential colony of Shillong, so removed from noise and crowd of police bazaar area. However, commuting is no problem from here. You will have to rely on taxis while in Shillong. One can get shared taxis to police...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The hotel , so called boutique hotel is so so much over priced.As per the price the rooms are so small.The bed is so small , even difficult to sleep with your kid.Worst experience where you are restricted like a college student from doing any activity in the room.The food is served in the dining which is so so small...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Habitat Shillong is a Boutique Guest House in Shillong,the cultural capital of the North East region of India. It is part of a larger tourism driven initiative aimed at building people to people bridges between India and the South Asian Countries at a cultural and educational level and therefore aims to give visitors an unique perspective of the region, its people, its history, its geography and the promise it holds for the future : Located in the heart of the city near the Cathedral and the Don Bosco Center, It offers cozy accomodation and homestyle food, state of the art hospitality, and caters to the needs to the discerning traveller. In interest of upkeep of the unique boutique furnishing and antique furniture in the rooms, we do not offer room service but there are many lobbies and lounges where you can enjoy the warmth of our hospitality. A real hidden gem. Cafes and public transport are a few minutes walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Habitat Shillong

Address: Lady Veronica Lane | Laitumkhrah, Shillong 793003, India (Formerly Asian Confluence)
Region: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: $84 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“A beautiful and cozy library. All rooms have beautiful antique furniture. Choose lower floor for those who have trouble climbing stairs.”
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