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The Verandah by Vista Rooms

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
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The Verandah is a hillside homestay that is so lovely, it's worth making a trip to Bhimtal just to stay here. The interiors are tasteful, perfectly cozy, and guest comfort is of utmost priority here. Every room has a verandah that offers stunning panoramic mountain views, and the feeling of waking up to these sights is indescribable. Explore trekking and paragliding that are available at short distances, however, we're certain you won't want to be away from the villa for too long!   The Verandah is special because of its:  - Location amidst nature - Views of the mountains - Modern decor  - Garden    We care for your absolute comfort! To that effect, we provide - Power back-up, heater, TV, WiFi  - Iron, torch, washing machine  - Wardrobe, hangers, hair-dryer - Secured parking space for 3 ca...The Verandah is a hillside homestay that is so lovely, it's worth making a trip to Bhimtal just to stay here. The interiors are tasteful, perfectly cozy, and guest comfort is of utmost priority here. Every room has a verandah that offers stunning panoramic mountain views, and the feeling of waking up to these sights is indescribable. Explore trekking and paragliding that are available at short distances, however, we're certain you won't want to be away from the villa for too long!   The Verandah is special because of its:  - Location amidst nature - Views of the mountains - Modern decor  - Garden    We care for your absolute comfort! To that effect, we provide - Power back-up, heater, TV, WiFi  - Iron, torch, washing machine  - Wardrobe, hangers, hair-dryer - Secured parking space for 3 cars    Space: Let us walk you through the villa:      BEDROOMS - There are 5 bedrooms - 3 in one unit, 2 in another unit.  - Heaters, TVs and attached bathrooms are offered in all the rooms.  - Balconies are offered in all the rooms.  - All bedrooms have double beds.    BATHROOMS - There are 5 bathrooms - all attached. - All bathrooms have geysers, towels and basic toiletries. COMMON AREAS:  - The living room seats up to 6 people. - It offers TV and WiFi.  - There is a lawn with seating for up to 10 people.    KITCHEN:  - Guests do not have access to the kitchen. - The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a gas stove and a water purifier. - Crockery and cutlery are available for up to 12 people. FOOD - All meals can be provided at an additional cost of Rs.500 per meal, for vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.  - If the villa is booked for more than 4 nights, guests can hire a cook for the preparation of meals, at Rs. 1500 per day. Groceries will be charged as per actuals.  - Guests can also eat out in nearby restaurants.   ACTIVITIES Within the property, guests can enjoy playing indoor games like cards and ludo. Guests can take a peaceful walk in nature and embrace its beauty. They can also request for a bonfire to be lit up.  HOME TRUTHS:  - Guests must provide RT-PCR approved COVID-19 negative test reports.  - The villa is located in a gated community.  - Although safe, the owners will have to park their vehicles on their own risk.  - WiFi, although it is subject to network availability at any given time. - Jio/Airtel/Vodafone work fairly well here. ADDITIONAL COSTS: - The fireplace can be used at an additional cost.  - Bonfire can be arranged at an additional cost. POLICIES - The full payment must be made for your booking to be confirmed. - The number of guests must not exceed the count mentioned at the time of booking. - Only the guests who have been accounted for are allowed at the villa. - All guests must be able to share valid ID proofs when asked. This could be at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. - All foreign nationals must be able to share their passport and visa details prior to their stay. - Any damage to the property caused by the guest will be charged as per the actual cost of repair or replacement. - Any illegal activity - including but not limited to prostitution and the use of narcotics - is strictly not permitted. - Any commercial activity is strictly not permitted. - A refundable deposit will be collected before check-in. This entire amount is refunded within two working days, provided the total number of guests does not increase and the check-out time is adhered to. GUEST ACCESS - The guests have access to the entire villa. - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will have restricted access to shared amenities. - There is no driver accommodation available. Maid accommodation charges are at Rs 1200 + 12% GST per person, per day (not inclusive of meals).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking is not allowed inside the property area
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Words aren’t enough to describe the views from the property! It’s located pretty conveniently too. There are 2 cottages in the property. Interiors are super cosy and very tastefully done. Their food service is a must to indulge in. With fine services, delectable meals and...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank devanshua2021
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a peaceful time out of your busy schedule, this is where you are supposed to be. The view from the cottage is simply mind blowing. The in house dining is to die for. The caretaker Krishna ji prepares the most...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank yogivaghela
Reviewed 13 January 2021

The view from the villa was amazing! Had come here with my family, experienced a peaceful time. Best part is that the staff is very strict about safety protocols. The caretaker always ensured that the villa is clean and sanitised. Amazing job by the staff!...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank Krutika N
Reviewed 13 January 2021

One of the finest properties I've ever visited. The villa is quite conveniently located. The Breathtaking views of the mountains would definitely amaze you. The villa is super clean and tidy. They strictly follow all safety protocols. Caretaker was very courteous and helpful. Absolutely worth...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank jakeekhan17
Reviewed 2 September 2020

Absolutely fantastic property , a rare find for us and we had an absolute blast. The host Ms Dhillon was extremely kind and hospitable , the staff was extremely kind and courteous and the food was out of this world. The cottage is exactly what...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Aakarsh M
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

We had an amazing weekend at this property. It’s away from the hustle around the Bhimtal lake, up in the mountains. The villas seem newly furnished and were beautifully made with a cozy vibe. Waking up to the sound of birds and grazing cattle in...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank MansiDM
Sightseer718946, VR Owner at The Verandah by Vista Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2019

Hi MansiDM, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at Vista Rooms. I am delighted to hear that you had a great and memorable experience during your stay at The Veranda stay by Vista Rooms. We have loved hosting...More

Reviewed 18 September 2019

We were with the family and friends for three days period. The location of the property is just amazing. The staff was more than courteous and cooked home style vegetarian food for us. They were inquisitive and ready to assist. We were lucky to have...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Preaty
Sightseer718946, VR Owner at The Verandah by Vista Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2019

Dear Preaty, thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed the Vista experience. We are delighted to read that are staff were extremely proactive in their approach to resolve any issues you may have...More

Reviewed 8 July 2019

Went with friends and the place is so tastefully designed and beautifully made that it really made our vacation special. What we all really liked was all the common seating areas all for different needs which come as an added bonus for sure when with...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Rohita70
Sightseer718946, VR Owner at The Verandah by Vista Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Hi Rohita70, we are in awe of your artistic review of Villa and are extremely grateful for it. It was a pleasure hosting you at Vista Villa The Verandah and are delighted to know you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We would like for you to...More

Reviewed 1 June 2019

Nestled in the lap of Bhimtal mountains, this is a property which gives you a mesmerizing view .The rooms and interiors are tastefully done with so many artefacts and some unique show pieces. Krishna,Naresh & Raju are amazing caretakers, they took care of our requirements...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank Kavita27
Sightseer718946, VR Owner at The Verandah by Vista Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Dear Kavita27, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at Vista Rooms. I sure am glad to know that you were able to enjoy your stay at Vista Villa The Verandah as much as we loved hosting you there...More

Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

I cannot thank enough Vistarooms and Amrit the property owner for giving us such a wonderful stay at the property. The minute you enter it's like you are breathing in fresh air for the first time. Every room has a different theme, which shows you...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Pratikparik
Sightseer718946, VR Owner at The Verandah by Vista Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Dear Pratikparik, Thank you for your recent stay at Vista Rooms Villa The Verandah. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and the level of service from our staff. We are glad to know that you loved the food and enjoyed everyday at...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Ceiling Fans
Dryer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
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About the neighbourhood
Calling all nature lovers to this small town in the heart of Uttarakhand - Bhimtal is not one to miss. Be sure to pay a visit to Bhimtal Lake as it is one of the most coveted tourist attraction points. So, while you’re enjoying your peaceful stay at The Verandah, here are a few nearby places and activities we recommend to make your stay even more memorable.  - Aquarium on Bhimtal island. - Hanuman Garhi, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman that offers a magnificent view of the sunset over the Himalayas. - Victoria Dam surrounded by flower gardens. - Enjoy local mouthwatering delicacies at Iheart Cafe, Birdsong Cafe and Aamod Resort.
Getting around
- Distance from Pantnagar Airport - 66 km.  - Distance from Kathgodam Railway Station - 40 km.  - Distance from Haldwani Bus Stand - 38 km.  - Distance from the local market - 10 km.    Taxi services can be offered at an additional cost. Should you wish to drive down in your own car, secured parking space for 3 cars is available at The Verandah.
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