The Wild Orchid, Havelock Island
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The Wild Orchid, Havelock Island

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5.8/7
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  • Good 14
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  • Destination 6.4/7
  • Location 6/7
  • Appearance 5.7/7
  • Front Office 5.6/7
  • Service 5.4/7
  • Room 5.8/7
  • Food & Drink 5.4/7
  • Activities 4.6/7

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Rohit karmarkar
  • Rohit karmarkar
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  • 7/7
  •  Posted 6 days ago
I visited this in June 2014, it is a very good hotel. Good room service and tasty food. Very good location of the hotel. Good layout and theme of the hotel. Sea food was very good. Hotel has its own beach. Nice to stay there. Very good resort/hotel.
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Ashok
  • Ashok
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 2 Reviews
  • 5.6/7
  •  Posted 2 months ago
Overall, my stay there was fine. Everything was fine in Havelock. Hotel's location was very good. Pick-up and drop facility was provided by them. I liked the room there because that was totally different. It was well-decorated. I liked the stay at Havelock. Food was nice. Quality, quantity, and variety wise, it was good. We did not use any activity over there because most of the time we were on the beach. Services in Havelock were very good. Booking and front office people were also very good. It was value for money. I will recommend this hotel to other travellers.
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Kunal singh
  • Kunal singh
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 3 Reviews
  • 4.8/7
  •  Posted 2 months ago
This was not an advisable place for the guest as the hotel was not maintained well. The bugs had beaten us badly. The hotel did not have basic facility. The bugs were in the restaurant. The hotel had very less staffs to serve. They didn?t have first aid too. The rooms were spacious, neat and well maintained. I had no view through the room. The hotel?s appearance was good. Few staffs were very friendly and cooperative but some were not professional at all. The food was good. They had many webs formed on the roof. The place was not hygiene. The hotel had organised DJ music. The hotel stay was value for money but I would not like to recommend this hotel to others.
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Kushagra Mithal
  • Kushagra Mithal
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 3 Reviews
  • 5.3/7
  •  Posted 3 months ago
I travelled for 3 days to Havelock with my wife and 9 month old daughter. I had booked and paid the entire 3 nights in advance, they demand 100% payment upfront and the room cost me totally 17K odd for 3 nights. The hotel driver holding our name placard was waiting for us at the Jetty when we arrived at Havelock, as included in the package. We reached in about 15 minutes and the hotel doesn't have a big property and is rustic. It is green but not much space to move around and it has around 10-15 cottages in total, and is on the Vijaynagar beach but not beach facing. There is a back entrance of the resort that opens to the beach after a 2 minutes walk, so no beach views from the resort. The room or cottage is very minimal, no modern amenities. Furniture looked rustic and old, may be to keep with the theme of wild. The TV too was old but they did have a kettle and a wonderfully cold AC. The water heater worked, the bathroom was clean and they supplied decent quality toiletries. The bedding was not great, our bed mosquito frame actually broke during our stay and had to be fixed. It being a forest destination, one can expect small insects. We say 2 lizards in our room, which scared me at first but we had a power insect repellent which we kept on throughout. The breakfast in minimal with an option of Aloo Paratha or omelet to go with toast and cut fruits but the taste was super. On the last day they had a buffet breakfast and the in resort restaurant Red Snapper is not great. We ate once, was expensive and didn't taste as well as other nearby. Unfortunately our stay here coincided with Hudhud cyclone, which meant we experience continuous rains for 36 hours and this meant we had to stay in our room only. No TV, it getting dark in 4 pm and no activities, amenities in resort meant that we got bored and worried. Also the resort is lower than nearby resorts, so all the water flowed from elsewhere and logged in the resort, outside our rooms, almost up to knee length, with a small baby, rains not stopping, water level increasing and prospect of water related insects, I got really worried but must stay the reception staff (manager Rajan) were great in calming my nerves. They may not have the best infrastructure, but they have a heart, they serve you well and they treat you like customers. They allow there guests to you the reception phone for free, even for long distance calls (mobile phone networks are not there). They are informative and gave accurate weather updates to us and I can't thank them enough for the help they provided in the crisis situation. They have many activities that can be done with them which are all more expensive than outside except for Scuba diving. Don't rent a scooter from them, a minutes walk outside is a shop. Similarly hiring a taxi or booking an elephant beach trip is all more expensive at the resort but it they themselves who say so and advice us to book directly. See, people with a heart and they have their own Padi certified diving company called Andaman Bubbles, which is famous with foreign tourists. I booked an introductory dive for myself, which costs 4K but they charged 3K due to in house guest discount. I paid 1K advance on the first day to go early morning next day but due to cyclone, I was not comfortable to go in sea the next day, although they were ready to take me. They accepted it and immediately returned my 1K advance, nice touch. The booking in advance is also much professionally managed with their sales office in Kolkata. If you going purely for activities like beach hopping, diving, etc and travelling as couple of with friends and then this is a decent place to stay but if with kids who would want few resort activities (like swings, games, garden to play in), then look elsewhere.
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Neha
  • Neha
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 1 Review
  • 5.9/7
  •  Posted Oct 10, 2014
It was a nice hotel. From outside, it looks like a hut. From inside it was fully modern with well-equipped like AC, etc. It was very quiet and calm. I visited there with my family in July, 2014. No activity was there. Every hotel was having beach because it was a small island. It was good because nothing was artificial there everything was very natural. It is value for money. I would recommend this hotel to others. No suggestion is needed. Food was also of good quality. They charged Rs. 8000 per day.
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Veena gupta
  • Veena gupta
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 3 Reviews
  • 4.5/7
  •  Posted Oct 4, 2014
The location of the hotel was great and liked it very much. The staffs and their service were good and helpful also. We faced problem with the intercom facility there. The room I got was good and well maintained and they kept it neat and clean also. We had food from there and it was good and has nice quality also. I think the stay valued my money and it was reasonable only. I would like to recommend this hotel to other travellers.
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Kiran
  • Kiran
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  • 3.3/7
  •  Posted Sep 29, 2014
The location of the hotel was good. The staff at the hotel were good and very helpful too. The hotel appearance was also good. The room I got was good and well-maintained too. There was no view from the room. The food was very good and delicious. There was no delay in check-in or check-out process. I went to this hotel for relaxation and enjoyed the stay. There were no activities at this hotel. I think the stay at this hotel was little expensive to me.
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Amith
  • Amith
  • Lives in Bhopal
  • 4 Reviews
  • 6.1/7
  •  Posted Sep 26, 2014
Hotel was located on very good place, beside beach and very good natural atmosphere surrounded. Font desk was so beautiful and clean with professional boys, room was beautiful and clean with tea maker. Maximum furniture made by wood. Food was very tasty but costly, quality was very good. Pick-up and drop from Jetty facility provided by hotel. Complete natural environment and full of enjoyment.
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Radhakrishnan Rajamani
  • Radhakrishnan Rajamani
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  • Lives in Chennai
  • 3 Reviews
  • 6/7
  •  Posted Sep 20, 2014
Overall stay was comfortable. I had visited with family. It was not difficult to find the hotel. All the services were good. There were no activities. Sight seeing was not arranged by the hotel. Service and food was good. Appearance was also good. Rooms were spacious and well maintained. Hotel was value for money an I would like to recommend the hotel to others.
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Pavan Urs
  • Pavan Urs
  • 1 Review
  • 3.9/7
  •  Posted Sep 10, 2014
It was very close to the beach. Food was good but 90% non-veg and very less variety in veg. Service was good. Rooms were good and well-maintained and amenities were working well. There was no view. There were no activities. It was value for money and would recommend others. Sight seeing was arranged by us.
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The Wild Orchid Overview

Nestled between Vijaynagar Beach and the hills of Havelock Island, Wild Orchid is located 7 kms from the jetty and spreads over 4 acres of land. It offers 9 eco-friendly Andamans style cottages – that means lots of bamboo and cane. These cottages are just a few meters from the beach and each room has a private balcony that overlooks the tropical forests. Water sports, Ayurvedic massage, day trips to other islands and jungle treks on request are some of the activities offered.

Rooms and Amenities at The Wild Orchid

A/c & Non A/c sea facing cottages are offered. Amenities include Laundry, Money Changer, 24 hour Coffee Shop / In-house Restaurant, Liquor License, Spa, Water Sports, and Room service. All major credit cards accepted


The Wild Orchid Address

Vijaynagar
Havelock Island

Andaman & Nicobar - 744211
India
Also known as Wild Orchid, The

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