Te Aroha Dhanachuli

Hotel/Resort · India · North

Contact Person:
Sumant Batra
Dhanachuli Band, Dhanachuli, Uttarakhand, India
sumant.batra@kesardass.org, info@tearoha.in
+91 - 87550 80735, +91 87550 80736 ,+91 87550 80737
http://www.tearoha.in/

True to its name, that is, the Place of Love, Te Aroha is a truly romantic getaway and a perfect choice for the romantics seeking to immortalize the special moments of togetherness. Nestled on a mountain top amidst the scenic surroundings of Dhanachuli, an enchanting village in Kumaon region of Uttrakhand, Te Aroha is a boutique luxury property. Formerly a colonial-style summer house, the hotel is a harmonious blend of traditional architecture and contemporary comforts. While reconstructing the property, the original structure of the summer house has been successfully preserved to retain its original charm.  Huge decks and terraces, antique furniture, massive glass windows with breathtaking views of the landscape and the high ceiling lobby replete with carefully selected furniture can transport you through time to the bygone elegance of the colonial era. Personalized services, presented in an atmosphere of understated elegance, are sure to leave guests with wonderful memories.

Located on different levels, allocated between the two wings of the hotel and furbished thematically, all guest rooms at Te Aroha are different in their aspect and ambience. The 4 spacious suites and 6 luxury rooms offer spellbinding views of Dhanachuli’s landscape or the snow peaked mountains. The rooms carry interesting names. There is hot running water through the year in the modern bathrooms with luxury fittings. Rooms do not have television. Te Aroha has recently opened “The Long House”, a stand-alone cottage at Te Aroha designed exclusively for couples. The stylish and enticing cottage is a recipe for romance.  Best described as an elegant crown that ornaments the Place of Love, The Long House is a lover’s delight. Composed no less than a romantic poem, an abode suited for lovers, the cottage is sure to have a seductive effect on its occupants. Comprising of a living room with a fire place, a cozy bedroom with an antique poster bed, a spacious dressing area and an elaborate bathroom, the cottage is a dream destination for honeymooners. It is serenely isolated and affords spectacular views over the oak forest, the lush green valley and the snow peaked mountains. Couples can also enjoy relaxing time together within the luxuriously appointed cottage, enjoy candle-lit dinner in the privacy of their cottage and take romantic walks though the fragrant forest accompanied by a gourmet picnic hamper. For those who like adventure and adrenaline, there are also plenty of activities.

The Oaks, the all day dining restaurant offers a fine selection on Indian, Continental and regional dishes with a panoramic view of the mountains and is open for all the major meals. Guest can also relax with a freshly brewed coffee at the coffee lounge located at a level below. The hotel provides picnic hampers for an outing to the nearby orchards or a scenic trip around Mukteshwar and special packed lunches and breakfasts for traveling guests.

The experience begins as one drives up the long and winding hill road, through lush green pine and oak forests. What follows is a picturesque view of snow capped mountains from a road, which eventually leads you to a lively bend of small shops catering to the locals and travelers. Located at an altitude of 2300m, Te Aroha, Dhanachuli, offers spectacular views of the surrounding Himalayan mountain ranges and valleys. Miles of un-spoilt countryside dotted with wild flowers and fragrant apple orchards make for a scenic backdrop to Te Aroha. The area is a home to a variety of interesting birds like the Himalayan griffon and shikra and animals like the pine marten and leopard. Most trails meander through enchanting villages, where you can get glimpses of the local architecture and life. There are different trails mapped out for your interests and our front desk would be glad to advice you further according to your specific needs.

For those who would like to spend the day within the comforts of the resort we have an extensive collection of old and new books and Hindi/English DVDs at the coffee lounge. There is a special card room at the lobby level with tall glass windows overseeing the Himalayan ranges. It houses a professional poker table with a seating capacity of 4 people.

Dhanachuli is about 7 hr drive from Delhi depending on the traffic conditions and the time of day you start.  There are three daily trains including Shatabadi Express from Delhi to Kathgodam. The train has AC 1st class, two and three tier coaches.  The resort is a 90 minute drive from the Kathgodam station. The resort can arrange for a pick up and drop from the station.

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