Great rooms, superb valley view, excellent house keeping, tasty food, and more,,,,,,,, A great place to stay if you go to Darshan of Maa Vaishnodevi. We had a stay during March-2013. They provide to and from travel facility by a new Innova Car from Jammu Air port. They also provide free local transportation as many times you wish. Staff is very cooperative and level of service is also high. We had a classic experience. This was the third experience in the same hotel and I will continue staying whenever, I visit there.
Good day sir; I had stay with you from 21/3/13 to 24/3/13 in room no 227 My stay was wonderful and mindblowing My special thanks to Mr. Mohit the manager of valley view who made my stay very comfortable with my small kids He really helped me all the ways and the day i was fasting too he arranged a special non gralic and onion food My kids still remember stay with you all pls go on doing such a helpful deeds I really hope to meet you again REGARDS
Dear Sir, We were booked in White Hotel Katra, for our first trip as couple within a week after marriage. We stayed there for 1 night and 2 days in suite, but what an experience it was! Its a supreme hotel in terms of hospitality, location and interiors (refreshing life size paintings and sovienier shops at the lower floor).The property (and most of its rooms) overlook the Vaishnavdevis hill shrine and one can see Helicopter rides from the comfort of the room itself! Complimentary pick up and drop facility from Bhavan and back was very helpful as the walk up and down took its toll on us. The food is good.(not a memory for the taste buds though!) It is indeed the best hotel in Katra.
Hello Vivek and Pinki, It was true pleasure meeting you all there at Katra. We really liked your hospitality and the hotel it self. The warmth and the way you treat your patrons is beyond some ones expectations. One of my family friend who live in Varanasi are visiting Katra some time in June and I asked them to stay with you. I will certainly stay at your facility when ever I am in Katra. In the mean time if by ant chance any of you happen to be in the US please give me a call, I will be happy to meet you. I live in Los Angeles area.
I was surprised that the hotel and its facilities. It was good.. The check in was smooth. The reception was outstanding with the traditional tika and red shawl with kashmiri tea. the room was comfortable with the heating and a/c working well. the beds were good. The bathroom was also good. Toiletries were good. Bottled water was given everyday of the stay.. the breakfast buffet was good but could be better. the dinner food was good. The variety and taste was good.
Dear Mr Salaria Ji, On my ninth visit to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine between 16 Nov 2012 to 18 Nov 2012, it was my proud privilege to stay in your hotel in room no 232 for the first time. My experience is worth mentioning to keep your staff in best motivated spirit............ Serving the Shri Mata Vasishno Devi Shrine Devotees in the true spirit of SEWA at the reception of White Hotel By Ms Rajni in a traditional way touched my wife and me so much that I am tempted by my very inner implulse to write this mail to say our thanx and convey our appreciation for the gesture shown by the management and staff of the Hotel for the comfort of Guests. I shall be failing in my duty if if dont put accross the appreciable customer care devoted and dedicated behaviour full of professional effeiciency of your staff, the names I remembered... Vikramjeet Singh/Ashish/Pinki/Mohit and Rajni. Food served was delicious and had variety. The Hotel is well planned from the architectural angle / maintenance/ Comfortable beds / Linen used and is spacious. You should be proud of your staff and yourself that you are maintaing a world standard Hotel at place like Katra which is no less than any other Hotel in India and abroad. SKY IS THE LIMIT. THERE IS ALWAYS A SCPOE OF IMPROVEMENT. With Best Wishes and Warm Regards wish to stay in your Hotel during my next visit.
RAVI SONI & VEENA SONI, DELHI
Dear Sir, Good Day. It was a pleasure staying at the White Hotels (Katra). The hotel has an amazing location & a very soothing atmosphere. The approach road to the hotel is simply the best with the most wonderful flowers & greenery I have ever seen. The ambiance of the hotel lobby, restaurants & the garden area is simply amazing. The rooms of the hotel are very spacious & very simple in decor & fully equipped. Food & service has surely been the most strong point of the hotel. The food at the restaurant was absolutely mouth watering with a vast variety in choice & different type of cuisine. The breakfast at the buffet also had the best taste & a good layout with all appropriate required dishes. I would give my special thanks to Mr. Vivek Sharma (GM) for managing the property & hospitality in the best manner & making me comfortable from day one when my booking was made. My special thanks to Mr.Vikramjeet (Duty Manager), who has been the most wonderful managers, I have ever come across. He has been on his toes providing me the best of the service & making me feel comfortable from the time of my arrival at the hotel. His immense help & guidance helped me to get the best darshan of Maa Vaisnodevi with my 2 kids & entire family. I would like to thank the entire working staff especially the restaurant & kitchen staff for providing us with the best & timely food. Lastly I would give a very big thanks & compliment to Mr.Salaria for making & managing such a beautiful property. I wish you all the best for your new upcoming hospitality projects & I am sure that you would continue the same hospitality & service with new innovations. Thanking You,
The stay at white hotel was really very auspicious and comfortable .We were very pleased by the way we received at reception ,the attention given by manager , staffs, housekeeping everyone . The room was really very comfortable and the amenties provided by hotel and provided lovely tour .the food was good, breakfast was also very delicious. The pick and Drop Facility from hotel was excellent .All staff wonderful behaviour was very good. Hope that we would have stayed longer at white hotel. Warm Regards, Prashant Kumar Verma.
Prashant Kumar Verma
Home away from the Home. A nice team working together to the best of their abilities. The warmth and care is all too evident. Good service,prompt and efficient. My sincere compliment ALL THE BEST. May VAISHNO MAA be with you in all your endeavors ALWAYS! JAI MATA DI!!!!!! Warm Regards, CAPT.VAIBHAV CHAUDHARY.
Thanks for your hospitality. The stay was comfortable and pleasant. The entire staff was very helping and caring. We really enjoyed our stay at The White. I have already recommended a number of my friends and relatives to make similar arrangements with you... so I am already on the job. :-) Best wishes to you guys. You are really doing a good job. Many Thanks. Regards,
Dear Sir/ Madam This email is regarding our stay at your hotel between 15th June and 17th June in Room No. 322. We thank you for your excellent hospitality. We really liked the hotel, the ambience, rooms, the food served and the polite helpful staff. We wish you the best and look forward to the hotel becoming the best in the industry. Hopefully the hotel shall continue maintain the set standards in future as well. We look forward to staying at White Hotels on our future visits to katra. Kind regards,
Anil Sharma, Supern Sharma & Priyanka Sharma New Delhi
Dear Vivek and Pinky, We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the White Hotels- Katra Vaishno Devi. Unfortunately due to our shortage of time we couldn't make most of the hotel facilities. I would like to take this opportunity to thank your team for their hospitality but I would like to specificically, sincerely thank Arjun. Arjun is a member of your reception team I believe. Could you please forward our gratitude to him for all his assistance in our difficulty after we checked out of your hotel.He was excellent and we are most obliged to him. Kind regards,
Dear Vivek It was pleasure to stay in your hotel. Hotel Staff was too good and friendly. Services were quick and perfect. Arrangement and Celebration of my son's birthday in your hotel is unforgettable. Thanks to all the Hotel Staff. Thanks & Best Regards
Kind attention: Shuban Raina Executive Housekeeping The White Hotels Katra At the onset let me thank you for safekeeping the Shawl,which was left behind at the time of checkout. Secondly,we wish to confirm that the Shawl courier by you has been received by us in Good Condition. Lastly,we wish to place on record our appreciation for the Effort taken by you and your Team.You have ensured that we come back to your Hotel during our next visit to Katra. With Best Regards
Pradeep Goel, Mysore
Dear Hotel Staff. Some time ago my family and I came to your town on vacation and stayed at your hotel. We want to express to you our gratitude for your warm welcome and good service. Our children were very happy and satisfied your Hotel. My husband and I also had a great time and got a lot of positive emotions. Thank you once again for the wonderful time we spent with you. Your staff was so kind to me; I do not know how to thank you. My family really enjoyed your hotel. I will recommend your hotel to my friends. My children said that your hotel The Best.
Sincerely Marina Ivanova
Dear Mr. Vivek Sharma, This is to thank you for making our stay comfortable when we visited Vaishno Devi and stayed in 5 rooms on 15th April, 2012. Ms.Vasundra Raina handled our reservations (of rooms & car) very efficiently. Mr. Sartaj, the Duty Manager, was very quick in arranging & responding to our requests for drop & pick-up. I must make a special mention of MR.ANKUSH at the reception because not only did he handle our requests & billing very professionally but he did everything with a smile and made us feel extremely comfortable. All together a pleasant stay and look forward to visiting again. Regards
SANJIV WADHWA Mumbai
Dear Vivek ji, Dear Thank you for your sincere efforts in attending my Guests and coordinating for the helicopter Bookings It was so kind of you to attend them personally all my guests are tremendously happy with your approach and help and service rendered to them by you. They were very much impressed by the Hospitality rendered by your staff. I once again Thank you Vivek ji for attending my Guests and Kindly request you to Mail their Bill to me so that i pay it in mumbai office. Regards
GOVINDER SINGH GOVINDER ELECTRICALS, NASHIK, INDIA
Hi Vivek/Rajni, Stay @ White Hotel was really delightful one. Value for Money Services and Ubiquitous Support from Staff, ensures a Splendid and Memorable Trip for their guests. With a Promise to stay every time and recommending the stay to Katra visitors, Wish Team White Hotel Congratulations and All the Best for Future endeavor's!! Best regards,
Kanika Asija TATA Power Delhi Distribution Limited, New Delhi
Dear Mr. Vivek, First of all, I am too happy to say that my stay to white hotel was awesome.. Even I have never thought of this type of fantastic stay. As this was my first stay after my marriage, so my wife is happy with my way to hospitality... A special thanks to you. I was too happy, with the way hotel treated me.. Only the thing is that I will enjoy the stay whenever I goes to Vaishnodevi maa... I love this hotel.... This is the best hotel I have ever seen.... Thank you guys..... Keep it up .... Regards, .
Avin Padliya Working with Lanco Infratech ltd
Dear Jikki , It was a great experience to stay in your hotel for two days, the staff was very helpfull and the food was very tasty , the comfort was excellent and in one word the whole experience was owesome. and the next time my visit will only be in WHITE HOTEL only. Regards, .
Mr. Sharma, It was a great memorable experience with you. As I mentioned in feedback form , all your services are 10/10. You have gold standard hospitality and very friendly staff. I will definitely recommend to my friends and family to stay at White hotels whenever they are travelling to Katra. Once again thanks for lovely cake, it was a big surprise for me and my wife. Thanks & Regards, .
Manish Sachdev Sonal Sachdev
Dear Mr.Vivek Sharma, It's been great experience to be in association with WHITE HOTELS. My guest Dr. Pramod Kumar just spoke to me sharing his experience during his stay in WHITE HOTELS(he's checking out today). He's not stopped praising all the staff members of WHITE HOTELS especially you and Mr.Pankaj Mehra. You people have been most helpful and courtious. Six of my guests will come in the month of November. I am sure they'll also have the experience of the lifetime. I am really thankful to all of you espesially you, Mr.Mehra and Ms.Saniya for all the support and best of hospitality. Thanks and Regards .
V C Sharma
The General Manager White Hotels, Dear Sir, Just to convey my thanks to you and your staff for a very comfortable and happy stay at your Hotel. I was very much impressed with Mr. Ranjit Singh of your Housekeeping Department who was very courteous and helpful . Warm Regards, .
Dear Mr. Vivek Sharma, General ambience, service, food & the attitude of staff is excellent. To add to that, your proactive approach in finding problems of the guests is indeed commendable. Though we could not think of any problem, we tried to devise one, & you very graciously solved that too, thus making our experience full of pleasant memories. The hospitality industry could do with a few more of your demeanor.
Rohit Malhotra, Ludhiana
Ensuring that I get the best experience for my family is one of my top most priorities while selecting my holiday partners esp hotels where I stay. With this in mind - I set out browsing through the various 5 star hotels in Katra and came across the White Hotels. Photographs and reviews of the hotels were okay - but I had heard little about the White Hotel chain - yet decided to take a chance and chose them over their competitor - Country Inn & Suites by Carlson. What helped me make the choice were few personal factors such as : (1) Friendliness of staff dealing with me over phone (I am based out of Hong Kong) (2) Flexibility - in terms of complimentary pick up and drop to the Katra market (3) Openness - in terms of letting me know of the options that I could opt for i.e a normal room over a suite etc. Well with all of the above - I chose to stay at the White Hotels and my "moment of truth" arrived when I saw the Suite (Room no 210) that was on offer. Wow ... what a view it had. Off one window - the entire Shrine Mountain and off the other window .... the expanse of the mountain ranges (lush green after the monsoons). The size of the room and the appointment of the same in terms of furnishings - was indeed very impressive. I fell for it and my family loved me for the same. For 4 days .... we stayed at the hotel and except for visiting the Katra market ... once a day... we spent most of the time at this wonderful hotel ... which has lush lawns and breathtaking views of the mountain ranges.... Add to that ... they have a 'heli pad' - with a helicopter perched there. Enough to have my 15 year old son excited. We must have taken atleast 50 photos and videos around this center of attraction...... Now on the restaurant......... fantastic food.......... not the routine Paneer dishes (which also were very very good) - but the more exotic stuff like "lotus root" based dishes....... the soup (lemon corriander), the lacha parathas (my son's favourite) and my missi rotis.... the south indian breakfast stuff ..and the gujarati theplas..... apart from the Ghobi parathas......... I can go on and on..... but would sum up saying....... excellent chefs in the restaurant..... Now on the hotel front office staff..... all very very courteous.... and well picked by the management I must say..... The duty manager (forget his name - but a Sardarji) - was impeccable in his mannerisms and I provided him a first hand feedback of my experience on the eve of my departure... On the whole....... a great holiday..... a great darshan (lucky to get one way helicopter despite foggy weather)...... and surely a great place to relax in Katra and enjoy fantastic hospitality...... All of the above...... written from my heart......
Yogesh Grover Singapore.
We went to Maa vaishno Temple a year ago and were in two minds while selecting our hotels because there were two 5 star properties in our mind : 1.Country Inn & Suites 2. The White hotel Katra. And as it was our second visit we selected the white as our hotel and we were right to choose white hotel. The previous time we visited katra we stayed in Contry Inn but we wanted & preffered to go for a change . We were really very happy with this hotel. Just a perfect 5 star , u can get luxurious comfort,ease,best food in katra if you are a food lover and most important it was just in the beautiful midst of katra. So i would say a must stay place if you visit katra. And even katra is a must visit place in a lifetime. Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
Ojas , Raipur
K/A: Mr. Vivek Sharma We take this opportunity to appreciate your Hospitality experienced during our stay at Katra. Few noticeable points need special mention: 1. Front Office Management did a good job for speeding our check in as quick as desired. 2. Rooms were clean and well appointed. 3. Food was very well managed in a way that all 300 + people got it fresh and piping hot, no waiting/queues made it a pleasant experience. Overall efficient and courteous staff gave us all 'feel at home' spirit, making our yatra memorable. We would look forward to more such experiences in our future programmes in your Hotel. Thanks & Congrats to you and your Team. .
We booked this hotel on the spot. we heard about this hotel from various sites specially Trip advisor. They ranked this hotel No #1. That is really No1... I really thanks to trip advisor team. We have stayed at many hotels over the years, often luxury ones with impeccable details and fantastic designs. But Services offered by this hotel is unbeatable. Their Pickup and drop facility (free of cost) any where in Katra any number of time. is awesome. It is the perceptive and friendly service that makes it worthwhile staying in this small family-run hotel. The owners and staff are social at just the right level and they go to great length to make you feel at home. In the afternoon, the staff would bring out snacks and coffee for guests. Even my family, who did not stay in the hotel, was received with open arms and exceptionally generously when they came to visit. T Food is really good and dellious. Steam Bath and Sauna Bath is complementary in this trip. My family really enjoyed. After Yatra, my family was tired and they got relaxed after taking Steam Bath. I Really recommend this hotel to other people. ... .
It was pleasure staying with White Hotels. In fact it was my stay in your Hotel in November 2010 & facilities and advice from Vivek have helped me in planning visit for my parents to Mata Vaishno Devi. Everything was good. Special mention to Rajini in Guest Relation who was inquiring for well being of every guest in the Hotel. Whenever I come my stay will be in white Hotel only. .
My wife and I were visiting Vaishno Devi from Toronto, Canada from Nov 30th 2010 to Dec 1st 2010 and I chose to book this hotel only on Nov 29th after surfing the web. I must say I did not make a wrong choice. Right from the time our taxi arrived at the hotel until our departure, we had a great experience, beginning with a traditional Indian welcome of an "aarti" and "tikka" on the forehead. An excellent touch!!! The staff was very warm, friendly, courteous and professional in their approach and always smiling. The room was fantastic, very spacious with a clean, gleaming washroom with running hot water. Since we were already late for our helicopter to Sanjhichat, the hotel staff made sure they had a car ready for us as soon as we had a quick shower and dropped us to the helipad. A car was also promptly dispatched to Banganga to pick us up as soon as we completed our Yatra. The buffet breakfast next morning (which was included in the package) was, to say the least, AWESOME!! This is a truly international class hotel with great service, friendly staff, delicious food and neat, comfortable rooms. Hope you maintain this and I look forward to stay at White Hotel again on our next visit to Katra. .
thnks for ur courtsey , and also thankful for making stay comfortable. its not me only will be cuming back and staying in ur hotel, will recommend strongly in friends and relatives to make their stay in ur hotel. all staff guys r very good, co-operative and generous....
v booked this hotel only on its 5 star ratingand pure vegetrian nature i travelled to katra with my wife and 2 kids for matadrshan i think staying at white hotel was a dream come true .the religious nature of katra was spread all over in the hotel.as v entred v were greeted with tika on forehead. the roo really wasspacious.both my kids really enjoyed. ride to helipad,avblity of taxi was very punctual This said, there is nothing wrong with the facilities. The room we had was spacious and pretty, the breakfast is good and the distance to the main market is limited.food had no comparison.hospitalty the best may god give us rt mind to travel nxt yr ,i will love to stay back in same hotel .
Dear VivekJi, The stay was excellent. The Hospitality was more than our expectation. We thoroughly enjoyed each moment of our stay in your Hotel. I would like to appreciate and thank each and every staff members of White Hotels. They are very courteous and caring. White Hotels for us was like a Home in the Mata Ka Darbar. We will be pleased to be your Guest again.
Dear Vivek, Yes it was a great pleasure to stay with you and honestly I really liked your property. I will definitely support you from this end. Please do feel free if you need any kind of assistance or information from Japan.
JAI MATA DI THNKS FOR SENDING BLESSINGS OF MATAJI MR. VIVEK SHARMA AND ALL THE STAFF MEMBERS GIVEN COMFORTEBLE & NICE STAY AT HOTEL I AM LOOKING AGAIN TO COME TO YOUR HOTEL THNKS.
Dear vivek, We were all overwhelmed with the hospitality, care and affection given to us by you and your staff at the White Hotel. We take very fond memories of our stay at your hotel and are looking forward visiting your hotel again in the near future. May God and Mata Vaishno bless you. We wish you all success and happiness in your life. JAI MATA DI
Meena & Ashok Tahiliani
Thanks, Indeed it was a pleasure, staying at your amazing Hotel. My feedback Form says it all : In fact, we regret having not booked it for one more extra day ! If I come back, surely it has to be your Hotel and I will also surely refer you to all my Friends too. Vivek, you have a lovely Team in place and I wish u all the best for the future too and I m sure that you all will do well. regards "Best one in Katra"
Unicomp InfoSolutions Pvt Ltd
If u like to stay in the best, most comfortable and Professionally run Hotels.... It is White Orchid in Katra... Could not expect such a hotel in Katra but here it was.... Been to Vaishno Devi many times but missed staying in White Orchid. For all future Mata ka bulawa - White Orchid is the place i will definitely Stay. "A very decent hotel with affordable rates"
Aman - India
The stay was very pleasant and peacefull" "It was a memorable stay in 'The White Orchid, Katra" suggested by your Ludhiana representative Mr Ankit . The room was wonderful with "the beautiful valley view" and the small rain in the night added icing on the cake on the nature?u0092s beauty. The hotel management provided each & everything, which was committed in the package. Right from the room service boy to the Duty Manager, everyone was soft spoken and supportive and taken care even for the minute things for the comfort of my family. The drivers provided very good information about the Katra town & regarding Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan. An unforgettable event of my life. "
I have great faith in Mata rani and thus after my marriage I took my wife to visit Mata Rani. I have seen the white orchid hotel at Mumbai and thus I chose to stay in Orchid Katra. As this is an orchid group hotel the interiors of the hotel were fabulous. The hotel is slightly away from the main market and bus stand but the hotel provides you free drop and pick up for anywhere in katra. My room was very spacious and had the best furnishings. The view from the room window was of the valley. From the lawn of the hotel one can see the road leading to mata rani dham also known as "bharown". From the lawn you can also see the helicopters taking off for the "sanjhi chhat". We liked the view so much that we asked them to serve breakfast in the lawn and enjoyed it all long. The food was great! The vegatbles found in these mountains are very pure and they have their rich and natural taste, which is probably not possible to get in citites like Mumbai. Although I do not enjoy the veggie stuff much but the veg in here was delicious. the hotel staff was very well mannered and helpful.
I stayed in The White Orchid along with office colleague for an annual meeting. Though the trip was for official purpose , the hospitality we received was magnificent . The hotel front lobby was decorated luxuriously with lot of space. We stayed in a very spacious room with a wonderful mountain view from the huge glass window . Once you see the snow peak early in the morning even without getting out of your bed will definitely make your day. Every day we started from a well equiped gym. After an hour of work out in the gym we really enjoyed the lavish spread in the break fast table. Our conference hall was well equiped with a very good quality of audio-visual system. We went for Mata Baisno Devi temple & started very early at 5 A.M, even at that odd hour we found the tea ready for us. Besides the neatly mentained decor of the hotel the most attractive & beautiful was the hospitality from the entire hotel staff. Over all stay experience has really touched our heart & we are already planning the next annual meeting at The White Orchid.
The best hotel to stay. I loved everything. Keep it up guys.
Dear Mr.Vivek Sharma, It was really wonderful experience with you hotel and all of your staff is well co-operative and its really appreciable of your courtesy phone call in our room and need less to say that you are highly professional and very soft spoken guy and unfortunately we missed the opportunity to meet personally and next time we like to do first before check in your hotel room. Thanking you,
With Best Regards For Pest Mortem(India)Pvt.Ltd. (Sanjeev Suri)
Dear Mr. Shailesh Grover, The White Orchid Hotel, Katra I am the managing director of IATA Travel Agency in Delhi and visited your hotel with taai - nr on 5th april 2008. I am really impressed by your hotel decor and specially by location. When I entered the room with my friend on 5th floor and opened the curtains the view of hills was breathtaking and reminded of interlaken in Switzerland. Next day while climbing for Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan we cud see your hotel red colour bldg till Hathi Matha. Service was excellent and staff was very courteous. I really had good time and will promote definitely yr property for our clients...friends and relatives.
Vijay Gupta Golden Phoenix Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Dear Team, Jaimatadi! We (my mother, wife, baby & myself) stayed at "The White Orchid" from 08-Apr-08 to 11-Apr-08. Our stay at your hotel has been very satisfying. The ambience of your hotel is well maintained and very fresh. Your staff is very courteous and service is very prompt. Restaurant service is excellent and the food quality served is excellent. We specifically want to appreciate the car shuttle service. Your staff has made sure they have attended us promptly and helped as much as they could, whenever we needed the shuttle service. Also to mention the valley facing rooms are very refreshing. Thank you very much for making our stay unforgettable. We will surely visit again and make sure we recommend The White Orchid to all our friends who visit Vaishnodevi.
regards, Suren ICICI Bank Ltd.