GMVN Skiing & Tourist Resort, Auli


Ranked 3 of 13 hotels in Auli

GMVN Skiing & Tourist Resort,Auli
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2 Reviews

Very good and comfortable stay

Posted 18 Jan, 2017

I went to this hotel in month January 2017. Overall, experience was good at this hotel. I went for holiday visit with my family. The destination was excellent. My hotel location was excellent. The hotel appearance was excellent from interior. Booking and front office was excellent, as it is well designed and well maintained. I booked the room through Astha holiday. The service was excellent; as the staffs will provide water and food supply and room cleaning was very good. The room was excellent, as it is worm with centralized room heater. The food was excellent in quality and taste and also they provide complimentary breakfast. There was bar facility was available. I will recommend this hotel is good to other travellers.

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63 Reviews | 74864 Readers

Exceptionally good resort

Posted 10 Oct, 2016

Up in Himalayas at eye catching location this resort stands to welcome one and all. This is managed by the government and provided with all basic facilities. Road is little scary and this became more dangerous when cab driver tells you that this area is not covered by insurance. Yet who could stop us when there's divine calling. Only thing we did that removed some warm clothes to make us lighter. And tell you .. we shivering in chill reached at the top and only masala tea could warm us up. The view of haathi parvat is breathtaking. Must visit ... at least once in life time. Winter games are exceptional here.

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1 Review | 777 Readers

Perfect hotel for a calm stay

Posted 30 Jan, 2016

Only one word to say superb experience. Perfect to visit at any time ⌚⌛ too good superb very thing is fine accommodation antique one cool place 😎 Suoerb superb super nice place good for old and new married couples and off sale persons too good nice.

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2 Reviews | 928 Readers

Nice experience in GMVN

Posted 12 Dec, 2015

What a location , I can never forget. When I visited it was all covered with snow. Nearly 6-8 inch ice all over the place. Resort was so cosy with two room heaters inside that it was a treat to watch from the window and experience snowfall if one don't want to go outside. Electric kettle was inside if one want to have tea or coffee.Room service was just a call away and was really quick keeping the enviorment in mind. Resort Building n Mess gives a feel was a big colleges long corridors and a eating zone. I really like the ambiance. Food was good specially Allo ke parathe and puri sabji. Its a treat to eat warm served food in such a cold weather. Skiing was there just out side one has to trek just 100meters for it. Cost wise its very effective with complementary breakfast. I suggest you to stay and enjoy the enviorment and have a pleasant stay. Don't forget to keep Sweater and jackets coz GMVN provides blankets and not those :p.

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2 Reviews | 4239 Readers

Very good experience ever

Posted 25 Aug, 2015

I would like to visit again and again in that area... It's a very good experience ever seen in the garhwal.... I was experienced snow fall that time... Also accommodation, hospitality also satisfactory...also got pure veg it's also very good for me as a pure vegetarian... Also auli it's really fantastic to spend holidays... Problem is only of transportation.... It will take too much time due to mountainous, hilly surface... But overall it's worth for me... Yes I recommend it

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2 Reviews | 995 Readers

Stay in the hotel was good with decent facility

Posted 1 Aug, 2015

I did not find any issues in locating the hotel and I stayed three days. The internal and external appearance of the hotel was good. The room allotted to me was good and it was well maintained with all required amenities in working condition including hot water facility. No delay while check in and check out process. The staff members were helpful and they were prompt in services. I ate food in the hotel and it was good in quality and in taste. There was an activity available in the hotel. Overall, I was satisfied with the stay and it was value for money.

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2 Reviews | 1793 Readers

Appearance of the hotel was very good

Posted 1 Aug, 2015

The appearance of the hotel was very good. The hotel was found easily. The staffs at the hotel were very friendly. Check in and checkout was done nicely. The room allocated to me was neat, clean and well maintained. The amenities in the room were functioning properly. Mountain View was seen from my room. I had taken the food from the hotel. The food served at the hotel was good. The hotel had provided the activities. I had travelled there by own car. I would like to stay in this hotel again. It was the best hotel and it didn’t require any improvement. The hotel was value for money.

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1 Review | 799 Readers

Surrounding was covered with greenery

Posted 1 Aug, 2015

The hotel was located near by the railway station. The building of the hotel was attractive. The surrounding of the hotel was covered with greenery. The interior and exterior of the hotel was well maintained. The behaviour of the staff was kind and polite. The check in and checkout procedure was not delayed. The room allotted to me was comfortable and the bathroom was clean. The amenities in the room were in working condition. The laundry service was there at the hotel. The hot and cold water facility was provided by the hotel. The Wi-Fi facility was provided by the hotel. The view from my balcony was not so good. The quality of food was great and the price was affordable. They served both vegetarian and non vegetarian food. The activities were not organized by the hotel. The destination was pretty. I would like to recommend this hotel for my friends and other travellers also.

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2 Reviews | 1038 Readers

Hotel was conveniently located

Posted 1 Aug, 2015

The hotel was conveniently located. The hotel was situated far from the city. The staffs at the hotel were very friendly. The appearance of the hotel was very good from internally. The interior of the hotel was well maintained. The bathroom was good. All the facilities in the hotel are also good. The room allocated to me was also well maintained. Everything in the room was working perfectly. Himalayan Peak was seen from my room. Both veg and non veg food was served in the hotel and food was also good. The food was reasonable in price. I didn’t have any kind of delay in check in and checkout. The activities were not provided by the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to my friends and family. The hotel had not arranged any sightseeing trip for me. The destination was excellent.

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2 Reviews | 2423 Readers

The overall stay was good

Posted 25 Jun, 2015

The hotel was good and conveniently located. The staffs were friendly and professional. The room was neat, clean and well maintained with all complementary toiletries. All the basic amenities provided in the room were working. There was a good view from my room. I didn’t take buffet, but restaurant and bar was enjoyed. The food was reasonable in price. There was no delay in check in and checkout. There was no swimming pool but a coffee lounge. Other activities were also not there. There should be a small grocery shop and market. The overall stay was good. It was a personal trip with family.

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2 Reviews | 8356 Readers

Commendable service provided with good food

Posted 6 Sep, 2013

After a nine hour long, bumpy and tiring journey from Hrishikesh to Auli we finally reached by late evening to Auli, to our surprise we get to know that there was a power cut in the entire region of Auli and Joshimath (later I learned that this is very normal in the region). But luckily we had our bookings with the GMVN which were the only ones in the area (apart from the Cliff Top which did not fit in our budget) to provide us with a 24 hrs generator. The much excited destination started to disappoint us at first but the commendable service the hotel provided even in the odds made our stay memorable. Though there's a lot to climb in the thin air there to reach the rooms as the hotel is scaled over a contoured site, but the facilities that were provided including good food and hot water when ever asked for, were above my expectations. The Restaurant was neat and tidy and had a good menu - thought Punjabi food and alu parathas were the patent in the region. During the stay we discovered that the climate was totally unpredictable. We did a practice Skiing session in the afternoon and to our surprise we were sweating - though it was covered with snow all over but the layer of cloths we had on us the exercise done during the skiing made us sweat. By evening 6 it got very windy as if it would rain heavily. The winds got stronger by late evening and we hit the rooms, switched on the heater and spent time playing cards. The out side view was so beautiful with shear darkness all around amidst the mountains and clouds. In my 2 days stay (without electricity) I also visited the neighboring Hotels but nothing matched the quality of rooms and facilities these people were providing. Except the 6-8 impressive yellow cottage resort named Royal Village but the cottages were real tiny with tiny bathrooms. The only plus point was they were entirely in wood which naturally created warmth inside. But they didn't had any generator facilities. The restaurant they had served good food too. Which can be tried if you are bored eating at the same place again and again. Next if I plan to visit Auli I am definitely going to book with the GMVN only. Do not forget - Carry proper woolen wears and raincoats/ umbrellas as the climate is totally unpredictable. You get gumboots and woolen jackets on rent too. Apart from Skiing the best thing to do at Auli is to spend time with the locals there and get more to learn the way they live at this beautiful location throughout the year.

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3 Reviews | 3469 Readers

Great experience

Posted 6 Jan, 2012

We had booked our ente itenary thru GMVN and it was a very wise decison!. The hotel was suitably equiped for the cold ( we were there over 26th-28th Dec. ) . The only msing element was the absence of snow!!. The location of the resort and access to small trekking trails is a positive. There is very little to do in Auli. We treked. Took the chair lift and trekd more!. And we walked around for miles!!. Do not expect " entertainment" in the resort beyond a TV. But that is the point of comming to Auli. Just enjoy the outdoors. The hotel ensures you sleep well and stay warm!

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18 Reviews | 34359 Readers

Auli itself is in a beautiful location and this GM...

Posted 26 May, 2011

Auli itself is in a beautiful location and this GMVN was the venue of SAF Winter Games in Jan, 2011. So, the infrastructure was improved tremendously and that was reflected in the price as well! :) This was the costliest GMVN we have stayed during this 10-day trip. Rooms are very well equipped with heating appliances. Food was good but we lost the touch of \'home-made\' at this place- it was more like a restaurant. We could also manage to get some gloves etc from the staff while going for a trek. We would definitely come back here during our next trip to Uttarakhand.

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4 Reviews | 14124 Readers

Best and affordable hotel for all type of incomes

Posted 10 Feb, 2015

Hi backpackers and all the snow lovers, if you have limited budget and leisure, but have desire to burn your calories amidst of chilling peaks of great Himalayas covered by puffy snow. Then Auli is the only place where you will get all that you have fantasize, to make your winter holidays memorable and experience the same what you only watching in an idiot box. For stay GMVN resort either at Auli or Joshimath (16km from Auli) are the best and affordable for all income grades. Here you can hire a bed (in a dormitory), budget room, deluxe room or super deluxe room as per your convenience. Restaurant provides good food and is neat, and clean too serving you with their heart like good private hotel. Because of accessibility and situated far from the market eatables (tea, coffee, Maggie, eggs etc) are little costly as usual, so be prepared for that and don't be panic and don't pretend being cheated and if you are with kids then go with extra woollens and if possible don't go with infant's. Enjoy!!!

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5 Reviews | 6827 Readers

If anybody has to be at Badrinath, he/she has to b...

Posted 22 Oct, 2012

If anybody has to be at Badrinath, he/she has to be at Auli as well. It is the highest skiing point in asia. Although there are couple of private resorts but GMVN resort is at highest point and best located. In winters you cannot get even a bed at their dormitory if not advanced booked. Surrounded by sky high mountains, this place should be a must visit destination in your list. The resort is great.

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GMVN Skiing & Tourist Resort is ranked #3 among the 13 hotels in Auli with an average rating of 5.4 out of 7. It is one of the among 2-star Resorts in Auli. It is part of the "GMVN" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 8 photos and 74 text reviews and is rated top for its Location, Destination and Appearance. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,900 to Rs 3,800 per night. The hotel offer 22 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Group (42%) and Family (35%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 42% of guests enjoy the hotel's adventurous nature, whereas 35% have rated the ambience as relaxed.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.

GMVN Skiing & Tourist Resort is located at Joshimath . Auli Artificial Lake (4 Kms) is the most popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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