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“Has to be the best place to go with friends !!”
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The Front of the Villa to admire the sunsets
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Master Bedroom
View from the window
Another bedroom
Luxurious Full Bathroom
The All wooden staircase
Eastern view from cottage in March
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Chalet -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh

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Very good - based on 74 reviews
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Sandstone...
Mumbai
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Has to be the best place to go with friends !!”
Reviewed 17 May 2017 for a stay in June 2015
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Well, this trip was a planned trip for a group of six of us (a group from Mumbai) and we wanted to try all adventurous activities in the 4-5 days that we were there, close to Shimla. But when we reached the place, after a long drive from Chandigarh airport in our Innova, all we could do was stand in awe, and feel kind of jealousy, as to how on earth somehow can have such a beautiful house.

Around that time, we had checked out “this property” and got in touch with Mr. Raja who was quite a gentleman (after playing a round of solving riddles though) and finally told us "App log bass aa jao, baki sab hum arrange kar lenge".

The journey from Chandigarh airport to Kufri was pretty daunting due to some issues, and hence we could only reach by 11:30 pm. But the caring host that Naushad was, he was just waiting for us, and greeted us all with a smile and made us feel comfortable. And don't even get me started on the dinner. The food over there was so-so yummy. And the glass in the walls, allowed us to see all the hills around. You won't trust me when i say that, on getting up all the clouds were below us.

Though we have seen many vacation rentals, but trust me, this has to be one of the BEST (has to be in capital letters). I have clicked some pictures from my phone, and am sure everyone will attest to the fact. If Mr. Raja was nice, his staff was the nicest you would ever meet. Naushad (the housekeeping guy) was just like a friend and was of really helping nature. He would keenly ask us all "Ajj kya banaun aapke liye"? and we would say "Non-veg" and he would just run and bring all the ingredients and get started. Also, the ladies who came for cooking never minded, even though we ate like devils. They say, you just name it, and the good employees would get it. But the best employees don’t let you even mention it, and get it beforehand only. And Mr. Raja's staff certainly came in the second category.

The food was home cooked & sumptuous (both in quality and quantity), the seating outside the home perfect, the chai “one of the very best”, the bed supremely comfortable. We also had a barbeque night once with help of Naushad (as he was the one expert in it), and trust me, the pictures clicked there would always stay in our memory lane, forever.

No matter, what you like doing. Be it going for treks, walking down the hills, having a campfire or a barbeque, cooking something special, sitting for a drink with friends, long night chats, reading a book, playing ludo or carrom, playing cards or Ujno or even a simple thing like “sitting idle”, then it is the place to be. The staff is courteous, the host sweet and the views mesmerising. We went for a trek in the nearby hills, and it was amazing. Also, there was a volleyball tournament happening in the village, which was interesting to watch.

The house is modern in terms of architecture and has all the necessary accessories. LCD TV’s, complimentary wi-fi and hot water geysers are the norms here. It has indoor games as well. So, even if it is raining or snowing, you and your famil or friends can enjoy inside. You will throughout your stay feel that you have come to a friends place, and not a rented villa.

The only regret we have is that “it didn’t last forever” and that it didn't snow, while we were there.

Though we all together have planned to buy a “similar” house in future when we grow old, which we know won’t be possible, and hence we have promised ourselves a return trip, but this trip in winter, and for a longer duration.And to avoid any gaffe this time around, we have added "Naushad" or our facebook friends list. Ha ha.

Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 May 2017
Thank you so much for your visit and for your kind words. Do please visit us again, and this time the caretaker is even better than the last one!!!
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thecommon...
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Your search for the perfect place ends here!”
Reviewed 16 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

It was a special occasion,
We were all going to gather.
After all it was the fiftieth anniversary,
Of my in-laws being together!

I searched till I found this,
The perfect place...
In a beautiful surrounding,
With ample space

It was as lovely as the pictures,
Lovelier if I may say.
The place, the cleanliness, and the staff,
Everything made our day!

The hostess was very sweet,
She had sent us a cake.
And she gifted us some awesome chutney,
Which I think she did make!

If you are a large family,
Planning to go to a place,
Which has all the comfort,
And a lot of living space,

Don't think twice before booking this,
Just knock at this door!
Problem is, you will never want to come back,
You will keep craving for more!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 May 2017
Thanks for such an awesome poetic review! Our first one in rhyme. I will try and reply in kind.....
Thank you for your wonderful rhyme,
So much thought, effort and precious time.
For wonderful guests such as you one only tries,
But your beautiful words brought a tear to the eyes.
God bless, and see you again someday
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Jagan J
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unforgettable Vacation”
Reviewed 6 April 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Stunning..We stayed here for 2 nights on holidays. Lovely view sipping tea and watching the valley.I really enjoyed by vacation there. The food was delicious and staff here is so polite.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Apr 2017
Thanks so much for your visit, would love to welcome you again!
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VichimBha...
1 review
“Awesome Hospitality”
Reviewed 12 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Location - 10/10
Views - 10/10
Comfort - 10/10
Quality of beds and heating -10/10
Food - 10/10
Barbeque - 10/10

Owner (Aartiji) was continuously in touch welcoming me and my family to their abode.

Dilshad has set such a high benchmark in hospitality which would be difficult to surpass for even a 5 Star Hotel staff.

Binaji's cooking can easily compete with the best chefs of the country.

Had a very pleasant stay at Tranquility and my family just loved the place.

Big Thank you to the Owners.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Mar 2017
Thank so much for your visit, you were wonderful people to host. We look forward to your visits again and again !!!!
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nisha j
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“PLEASANT STAY”
Reviewed 5 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Tranquility in himalayas is a fantastic place to stay and enjoy your vacations. The services provided by staff and second to no one. The staff are very calm and helpful. I really enjoyed by vacation there. Food was delicious.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
5 Mar 2017
Thanks so much for your visit. We look forward to hosting you and your friends and family again sometime
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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