Matheran Hotels

The Verandah in the Forest, Matheran

Barr House Matheran

Ranked 4 from 75 hotels in Matheran

5.8/7 57 Ratings
The Verandah in the Forest,Matheran
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Destination
5.6 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
6.1 / 7
Front Office
5.9 / 7
Service
5.9 / 7
Room
5.9 / 7
Food & Drink
5.7 / 7
Activities
4.8 / 7

The Verandah in the Forest Reviews


1 Review | 25 Readers

"Peaceful retreat"

6.3/7
Posted 8 days ago

Lovely place to stay so close to Mumbai. Away from the main market area of Matheran, it's perfect if you wish to curl up with a book, play scrabble or go for long walks on the innumerable trails around

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Chennai
1 Review | 112 Readers

"Well protected place and good service "

6.7/7
Posted 1 month ago

My wife and I spent a day at the Verandah. We needed a horse to take us to the place as the distance is too much to walk. The place is well protected and beautiful. Good service. Spent quality time taking in the silence.

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6 Reviews | 1116 Readers

"Excellent property with nice rooms "

5.1/7
Posted 4 months ago

It is an excellent property with large rooms and period furniture housed in an old bungalow. The bathrooms are a bit letdown. The continental dinner was excellent. The breakfast was standard though. Please note that this is at one of the farthest points in Matheran and involves quite a bit of walking / horse-riding and the road condition is not at....

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Mumbai
1 Review | 1287 Readers

"Property was quite charming & room was clean"

4.0/7
Posted 10 months ago

We visited this property during a long weekend from Mumbai. The trek - While the drive from Mumbai to Matheran is quite nice, the last few kms need to be trekked on foot, by manual rickshaw or on horseback. As there are no pucca roads, it's quite an adventure. It might not be recommended for families with small children or older people. My paren....

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Thane
4 Reviews | 5135 Readers

"Poor experience and service"

1.8/7
Posted 11 months ago

No bed tea, room service, intercom, one has to go around all the way and inform if anything required. Towel smell is bad, no TV in room, A/C, Wi-Fi. No mobile signal inside the hotel. You are forced to take lunch(buffet) and dinner because, the location of the hotel. It is far away from market place and there is no restaurant nearby. No la carte me....

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Mumbai
13 Reviews | 8766 Readers

"Amazingly located and well-maintained property "

6.0/7
Posted 1 year ago

This is a pilgrimage place for us. We go there once at least every year. It is a place to relax. There is no TV, so families can actually bond with each other. Activities include just one Table Tennis table in the garden. So if you enjoy hustle and bustle this is not the place for you. There is a tree house which we enjoy sitting in in the evenings....

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Bhopal
5 Reviews | 6886 Readers

"Good hotel experience and well-maintained "

6.0/7
Posted 1 year ago

The hotel is a little out of the center. Stayed here drinking tea and the rooms, unfortunately for viewing only. The hotel is very well-maintained and lovingly decorated in colonial style. Spacious rooms, comfortable, very good restaurant. The staff are very courteous. Highly recommended. On our list for another stay.

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Mumbai
2 Reviews | 5660 Readers

"Superb hospitality and great location "

5.6/7
Posted 1 year ago

What great hotel it was, stayed there in May, 2014 with the family for a weekend trip. Had a lovely time there. Nice food, good location, spacious and clean room. Staff was polite and friendly, prompt room service. I just loved staying in this beautiful hotel. Definitely recommended.

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Mumbai
2 Reviews | 5772 Readers

"Well decorated rooms and great service"

5.5/7
Posted 1 year ago

What a lovely place this, if there is a heaven near Mumbai, this is it. Superb ambiance and great service. Location is winner and peaceful. Staff was friendly and food was delicious. Room was spacious, clean and well decorated. Nice food and great view from the room. Swimming pool was well maintained and bigger. Highly recommended for all..

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Mumbai
2 Reviews | 5647 Readers

"Well decorated rooms and prompt staff service"

5.5/7
Posted 1 year ago

Superb hotel and stayed there for couple of nights with family. It was a weekend trip and we all liked the experience. Good food, nice service and also prompt and quick. Room was spacious and well decorated. They do have a swimming pool which is maintained very well; highly recommended for all..

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The Verandah in the Forest Overview

Built in the 19th Century, the Verandah in the Forest is one of the best resorts in Matheran. It is equipped with the latest amenities and is known as the most popular heritage resort  of the region. The famous Charlotte lake lies in the vicinity of the resort. It has 11 rooms out of which there are 6 grand rooms named Petit, Sassoon, C....
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Location of The Verandah in the Forest, Matheran

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