Ananda spa hotel nestled in the Himalayas at a height of 3000ft is located close to the holy town of Rishikesh. Ananda hotel originally was the residence of Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal. Ananda spa resort offers body and beauty treatments through ayurveda, yoga and spa therapies. Adventure lover’s tourist can opt for trekking, wilderness trails, kayaking and river rafting. Wildlife and nature enthusiasts’ travelers can enjoy bird watching, angling, or a visit to the nearby Rajaji National Park.
Ananda spa hotel also presents cultural evenings showcasing traditional Indian arts and culture. Ananda resort is the ultimate escape from the mundane to the spiritual, where every corner spells harmony and every colour soothes the senses.
Rooms and Accommodations
The Ananda hotel’s rooms are infused with natural Himalayan light, designed to imbibe the feel of the mountains. Built on the mountain ridge, the guest rooms offer breathtaking view of the valley and the city of Rishikesh or the Palace.
The Ananda resort's rooms have been designed in a minimalist and holistic fashion with wooden floors offset by essential furniture, walk- in closet and well-lit marble bathrooms with sunken bathtub facing bay windows offering exquisite views. One of the main features of The Ananda hotel's rooms is the independent patio balcony with breath taking view of the Himalayas, where one can relax or even practice Yoga.
- One Viceregal Suite
- One Ananda Suite
- Three Deluxe Suites
The Viceregal Suite
This Hotel Ananda’s Suite, with a wrap around terrace, outdoor Jacuzzi and its own telescope, embodies the graciousness of a bygone era. Located in the Palace annex, in an area of 220 sqm, it exudes the warmth of Indian hospitality, with special local touches in the décor - framed antique Jamawar fabric, gold painted wooden artifacts and pillars with intricate paintings by Rajasthani master craftsman. The other facilities of this Hotel Ananda’s suite include a spacious dining and living room with seating for six, a bedroom with a four-poster bed, an adjoining dressing area and a separate shower and steam room.
Ananda Suite and Deluxe Suites
The superb one-bedroom deluxe Hotel Ananda 's suites are located on the first and third floor, while the spacious and delightful Ananda Suite is located on the ground floor of the guest residence. These rooms have a separate living room with a dining area and Ananda Suite has its own private garden. Overlooking the Rishikesh valley, the river Ganga or the landscaped garden and Palace, the suites feature a private bar, a walk-in closet, in-room safe, bay-window bath tubs and separate shower, tea cove making facility and telephones with data port and voice mail.
Named after the great mountain ranges Himalay and Shivalik and the river Ganga that sustains the people of the Valley, these beautiful villas are a dreamer’s escape.
Two 2-bedroom villas and one 1-bedroom villa, each elegantly appointed with a living room, a pantry for the butler, a dressing room and a huge bathroom featuring a private sauna with an unhampered view of the swimming pool.
The 40 Sq Metres private pools are surrounded with a deck area equipped with comfortable lounge beds. Ideal for a quiet retreat into a tranquil environment.
Ananda resort offers 70 deluxe rooms and 5 suites all with panoramic views of the city of Rishikesh. The rooms have internet connectivity, cable TV and international direct dial telephone facilities
The restaurant serves spa cuisine as well as Indian, Asian and western cuisines. There are 13 treatment rooms, a gymnasium and sauna along with relaxation and hydrotherapy rooms. Ananda also has a 6-hole golf course and a helipad for private helicopters. Laptops are available on request. All credit cards are accepted. Some of the facilities offers by hotel Ananda are:
- Panoramic view terrace
- Sunken bathtub
- Separate shower
- Walk-in closet
- Two line telephones
- Private bar
- In-room safe
- Tea and coffee maker
- Temperature AC and Heat control
Ayurveda Treatment at Ananda Hotel
The 24,000 square foot spa offers an extensive menu of over 79 body and beauty treatments, integrating the traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. The spa experience strives to achieve the ultimate harmony between the physical and the mental realms of the individual.
With unique focus on the traditional Indian sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda; Ananda Spa creates the skillful synthesis between age-old therapies and modern spa technology. The personalized therapy and activities program are designed to meet individual needs and health goals – de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-ageing, weight & inch loss, while also offering guidance in the areas of nutrition and exercise.
24 treatment rooms with specialized areas for Ayurveda, Oriental and European systems of holistic health, a team of qualified nutritionists, Western & Ayurvedic physicians, spa therapists with knowledge of ancient Indian sciences and modern western treatments – all gently guide you towards a better lifestyle.
Ananda Spa also offers a temperature controlled outdoor lap pool and a state of the art 16-station life-cycle gymnasium.
Rates and Packages USD – for foreign nationals
Rates effective 16 April 2009 to 15 October 2009
| Room Type ||Occupancy||(USD)|
|Deluxe Palace View Room||Single / Double||310 / 345|
|Deluxe Valley View Room||Single / Double||360 / 405|
|Deluxe Suite||Single / Double||550 / 550|
|The Ananda Suite||Single / Double||720 / 720|
|Viceregal Suite Single||Single / Double||860 / 860|
|One Bedroom Villa with Pool||Single / Double||980 / 980|
|Two Bedroom Villa with Pool||Single / Double||1375 / 1375|
Please add 5% Government tax to this tariff. The taxes are subject to change
Rates and Packages Indian rupees
Package valid from 1 December 2008 to 30 September 200
|Room Type||Occupancy ||(INR)|
|Deluxe Palace View Room||Single / Double||14500/ 15500 |
|Deluxe Valley View Room||Single / Double||15500 / 16500|
|Deluxe Suite||Single / Double||25000 /25000|
|The Ananda Suite||Single / Double||32000 / 32000|
|Viceregal Suite||Single / Double||36000 / 36000|
|One Bedroom Villa with Pool||Single / Double||55000 / 55000|
|Two Bedroom Villa with Pool||Single / Double||75000/ 75000|
Please add 5% Government tax to this tariff. The taxes are subject to change.
The above-mentioned rates are inclusive of:
- Morning Wake Up signature tea
- Scheduled Yoga or Meditation classes
- Scheduled Hiking Trips in the Himalayan foothills
- Use of Wet Spa areas like Sauna, Steam Bath, Jacuzzi
- Complimentary use of the Gymnasium
- Complimentary use of the Swimming Pool
Additional Suite & Villa Tariff Inclusions
- Ananda Breakfast for two - served in the room or restaurant.
- Complimentary two-way transfers from the Haridwar Railway Station or Dehradun Airport to Ananda-In the Himalayas.
- Choice of two Aromatic Baths in the Suite & Villa.
Ananda - In The Himalayas
The Palace Estate
Uttaranchal - 249175