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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Sattal, Nainital District, Uttarakhand

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Varun a a
noida
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Perfect Place To Stay”
Reviewed 21 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Simply an amazing home stay, which offers much better facilities than many hotels.

The place - The location of this place is in a gated community towards the Saatal road. The rooms are very well decorated and clean. It offers a small kitchen, micro, where you can heat the food. The place itself is walking distance 3 kms (for the trail) and 5 kms if you choose to drive from Saatal. There you can choose to do multiple activities. Very serene and beautifully kept it offers an excellent view of the Bhimtal town below. We have been around Nanital multiple times, but this place offers more than many hotels would do. If you are looking for a calm and quiet stay, this is the destination.

The host - JAWS is a perfect host, eager to meet his guests and interact with them. He is an incredible cook/ Every night he himself cooks some amazing dishes. His passion for cooking is evident in the effort he puts and the enthusiasm to know what his guests prefer to eat.

For a weekend break, this is an incredible place to be. For us JAWS is the place to be whenever in Bhimtal/Saatal...

Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 May 2017
Thank you very much for your encouraging and wonderful words Varun. It was indeed a pleasure to host you and your family. Hoping to host you more often in the future. Cheers !!!!
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amit s
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
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“nothing can be better than this "home" stay”
Reviewed 17 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

let me be elaborate on the review because its worth:
I booked the home stay based on reviews on trip advisor and for the rare occasions, i found reviews being correct and realistic. I stayed there fore 2 days along with my parents who were used to of Hotels only and were skeptical of staying at a home stay accommodation. When we reached there we were warmly greeted by Mr Jaws Kamath and we indulged in talk even before keeping luggage in room as if we knew each other for long.
The property is in a quiet, serene and secure location between Bheemtal and Nainital. The rooms were at par with any 5 star rooms with absolute cleanliness. Both room have a clear view of hills in front and cosy furniture to sit and indulge in the beauty of nature. There is a lawn full of grass and flowers where we can enjoy tea.
And then comes the "bestest" part: the food prepared by mr Jaws.
He has a magic hand which makes a food taste like yipeee....i am not getting word to describe the taste....We had best of food we have ever eaten....Mr Jaws personally indulges in preparation of the breakfast / dinner and does a lot of experiments with his preparation....which gives them a special feel....we will not forget fried ice cream we had....

My 6yr old daughter continued to compare our hotel in ranikhet after our stay at this property and she wanted to go back and stay once again...

i can keep writing but will not end.
So i can only conclude the property is slightly away from hustles of nainital, so just go there, stay and enjoy silence and cool climate. I recommend all readers to choose this and cherish forever.

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 May 2017
hey Amit...i'm so greatful for your kind and encouraging words. It was indeed a pleasure to have you and your family stay at JawsAtSattal and i'm sooo sooo glad that your cutsie daughter was the happiest. Looking forward to your next visit. Cheers !!!!
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anupamgup...
Greater Noida, India
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very JAWful”
Reviewed 9 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We expected just another home stay with good food, courtesy and calm.. what we encountered shocked us - awesome food, zero courtesy but 100% family environment, zero calm and crazily engaging discussions with Ajit Kamath (aka JAWS). Dabbu - the free spirited Himalayan Mastiff greeted us like his family the moment we stepped out of our vehicle and was with us around till the time we stepped in. Exotic dishes (lip smacking ofcourse) from breakfast to dinner and the experiences of a 55 year old but with a 25 year old heart - a never seen combination - We'll be back again .. and we'll just make an excuse to come to Sattal, but it'll really be JAWS we'll be visiting

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 May 2017
Anupam....The connect was mutual and instant, for both Dabb the Dawg and the Innkeeper.
Was amazing connecting with you guys and you jheloed my verbal diarrhea too !!! Would love to have you and the gang come over and over again !!!
Cheers and stay blessed !!!
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Krishnan...
Mumbai, India
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A 7 Star Home with a Fantastic Host and Super Food n Views”
Reviewed 2 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Was there for a week in Sattal at Jaws Homestay. The Location of the Home is a perfect Holiday Retreat in the Hills. All the rooms in the Home have fantastic views of the valley. The rooms are very tastefully done and are spacious, neat and clean, elegantly done up with a kitchenette and attached toilet with all toiletries.
The Upholstery, furnishings and Linen are excellent Quality.
Jaws is an excellent host and is a pleasure being with Him. He is a great Chef and will cook some amazing food be it Indian, Continental , Italian etc. Also enjoyed the Bon Fire in the Lawn with Drinks and Food in a chilley Evening.
Its a place where you can unwind and enjoy the Hills, Drinks, Food etc.

From Sattal you can also up to Binsar Himalayan range which is absultely Stunning.

I would Highly recommended for a 4-5 days gettaway from the day to day activities either with family or 4-5 friends group.

Cheers Jaws and Will try to be there in 6-8 Months time.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Mar 2017
Thanks Krishnan.....it was fantastic meeting with you guys and trust me i had as much fun as you did !!! It is a pleasure to have guests such as you where the atmosphere becomes so party like.....looking forward to your next visit. Cheers !!!
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Amrita S
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great place with a fantastic view”
Reviewed 11 January 2017 for a stay in August 2016

Great place. Jaws is a very friendly host and a superb chef. Do request him to cook for you. Its very well maintained , neat and clean.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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