The Wild Orchid, Havelock Island

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Ranked 6 of 41 hotels in Havelock Island

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8 Reviews | 1 Reader

A good place to stay

Posted 3 Apr

He resort has tried to give a jungle like feel. We stayed for a day. The food here is quite awesome and service great as compared to other places in Andaman . One thing that disappointed us was that there was no beach view . The rooms are very neat but slightly small. All in all a good place for within a reasonable price.

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Good hotel with spacious rooms

Posted 16 Mar, 2017

In the month of February, we visited this place for a holiday trip. The destination was excellent. The beach areas in this city were pleasant and good. The location of the hotel was very good and it was located near to harbour. The outlook of the hotel was also excellent. The reception staff's were good and supportive. The room was very good and comfortable. The service was good. The staff's responded quickly for the service request. The food was good but it was expensive. The breakfast was complimentary. The pickup and drop services were good. The overall experience was good.

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3 Reviews | 1 Reader

Good rooms and quick services

Posted 3 Mar, 2017

The Wild Orchid%2C The was my stay in the month of February 2017 when I had been to Havelock Island. It was my holiday trip with couple. The place where I had been to was good. The hotel location was very good as it is nearest to the market place. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as very good. Hotel front office was very good as they will respond quickly with appropriate information. I booked my room through online. The services which were provided in the hotel were very good because of quick response and politeness. The hotel room was average. I would rate food as good because of taste and price is not high.

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Very good and friendly staff

Posted 2 Mar, 2017

I visited this hotel in the month of November. It was a business trip. The destination was fine. The environment was good and convenient as it was near to railway station.  The sight of the hotel was good. It was like an old bungalow. The front office and reception was excellent and the staff's were co-operative. There were no delays in check in checkout. The staff's at the hotel were very good. The rooms provided were good. The food and drink provided was good and there were no complimentary food provided. It was a good experience.

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Very good stay and quick service

Posted 25 Jan, 2017

My stay in the Wild Orchid%2C The when I had been to Havelock Island during the month of January 2017. It was my holiday trip with friends. The city Havelock Island was average. My hotel location was very good because of transportation facility. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as average. The staff at the reception was good as they are polite and responsive. I booked my room direct at hotel. The house keeping services in the hotel were very good but need to extend the availability. The hotel room was good with ambience and facilities. The food in the hotel was very good because we can get fresh and tasty food.

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2 Reviews | 1 Reader

Good location and good staff

Posted 17 Jan, 2017

My visit to this hotel was in the month of December 2016. The location of the hotel was good and it was convenient for me. The appearance of the hotel was good internally and externally. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The staff members were helpful and friendly in service. The room allotted to me was neat and it was well maintained with all required amenities in working condition. I did not eat food at this hotel. I did not observe ay of the activity at this hotel. There were no activities in the hotel. I will recommend this hotel for upcoming travellers.

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17 Reviews | 11618 Readers

Awesome location & great food

Posted 18 Dec, 2015

As part of our vacation to the Andaman, we stayed in Havelock for 2. 5 days and our stay was booked in the Wild Orchid. We weren't happy with our accommodation in Port Blair and hence we were of a similar expectation when we reached Havelock. But to our surprise, we were overwhelmed by The Wild Orchid. The hotel was a beach resort with the beach right at the back of the resort, the rooms were of the cottage type. The cottage was very spacious, great ambience, made entirely of wood. The room was very clean, bathrooms were clean and overall, a comfortable place to stay. There is a catch for the room service. There are no phones in the cottages and hence for room service you need to walk up to the restaurant or the front office. Ordered the food and drink, but that does not actually matter much. The food was just great. Morning breakfast was a mix of English, North and South Indian buffet. They have a wide range of cuisines from North Indian, Chinese to Italian. They have an attached bar and at the time we visited, there was an happy hours offer with 20% discount on drinks but the only thing we missed here is there were no snacks available during this time and that put us off. But not even a tiny bit of regret at all because we enjoyed our stay here pretty much. There is a beach right at the back of the resort and most of the times, it isn't crowded. Lot of foreigners in the hotel and we could see they were enjoying their time too staying here. On the last day, we just hired a two-wheeler on rent available just right in front of the resort and we just explored the island by ourselves. Overall, great place and I pretty much recommend this hotel to everyone.

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16 Reviews | 1862 Readers

Completely luxurious hotel at best location

Posted 28 Aug, 2015

From ferry at port blair port or phoenix bay jetty we reached Havelock island in 3hrs time at 10am. We were complete surprised by the natural appearance and the greenery of the hotel. Everything in the hotel have a vintage classy look in it. From wooden flooring rooms to restaurant with natural sloping roofs made bamboo, beds were really amazing, made of a different natural structure from wood. Rooms have nice lamps and zero watt bulbs matching with the colour of walls and floors to give perfect calmness and relaxing environment at night. Wash rooms were clean and very well maintained with beautifully furnished walls and floors. Hotel have in house bar(emerald gecko), restaurant(red snappers) and specially the beautiful coffee shop with snacks know as clownish cafe were really memorable indeed to spend time with your loved ones and family. Entire hotel have a peaceful environment with ambience of love in it. Hotel is also perfectly located in walking distance from vijaynagar beach, another beach know as kala pathar beach was about 2km from the hotel. Don't misS the Mount Harriet and elephant beach in this island.

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9 Reviews | 479 Readers

One Word - Perfection

Posted 29 Oct, 2015

This hotel is located just nearby to Vijaynagar beach. Me and my wife stayed there for 2 nights, it was an awesome experience, Hotel is clean, We have not encountered with any problem during our stay, Manager is very helpful, they arranged the return ferry ticket for me. Staff is courteous. Restaurant service is amazing, Must try Fish tikka at the restaurant. If you are thinking that electricity would be a problem then I tell you that no. Weather is very pleasant in Havelock.

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5 Reviews | 63 Readers

Great Destination - Awesome experience

Posted 5 Apr, 2016

The trip to Andamans is incomplete without you visiting Havelock Island. Few of the best beaches of Asia. Serene, Transparent, Clean & Clear, Less populated beaches offers you the best of time, money and of course pleasure and joy. The nature is at its best, provides you the environment beyond expectations. Take a two - wheeler and move around the beaches at your convenience. Think of watching Sunrise at Kala Patther beach and I bet it will be a great experience to go by two- wheeler at about 4:00 am. It will be good to go in a group for this expedition. Many activities awaits you including unforgettable Scuba dives. A bargain is possible for Scuba dives. The Wild Orchid - one of the best property to stay, just a few steps away from Vijay Nagar beach. The style cottage - a well decorated, well lit and a spacious rooms are the best part of the stay. The vegetarians must make sure to carry the required food or be ready to eat the available rice etc. The staff is courteous and extends the required help. Worth a stay.

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12 Reviews | 951 Readers

Good food and lovely ambience

Posted 30 Dec, 2015

We were here for 2 nights. Beautifully located, close to a deserted beach. Rooms are clean, there is a seating area outside your room, where you can just sit and relax, stretch your legs and calm yourself. At first look you might just think in what shabby place have you entered, but once you get comfortable it's just lovely. Food in the hotel restaurant is just too good. However, if you famished start early, as it does take time to serve yummy food. TIP: Incase you scared of lizards, tell the front office to check the rooms in advance. All in all a nice place to stay.

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The Wild Orchid is ranked #6 among the 41 hotels in Havelock Island with an average rating of 5.7 out of 7. It is one of the 8, 3-star Resorts in Havelock Island. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 23 photos, 97 text reviews and 1 video reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Location and Room. 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 10,200 to Rs 10,700 per night. The hotel offer 40 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. Family (54%) and Couple (38%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 51% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 29% have rated the ambience as romantic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

The Wild Orchid is located at Govind Nagar . Ocean Tribe Scuba Diving (2 Kms), Market #3 (2 Kms), Kaala Pathar Beach (3 Kms) and Vijaynagar Beach (3 Kms) are some of the 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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