Hotel Regal Enclave
Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... if this was down to general city life or the British touches like red double decker buses and Victorian architecture. Either way I was pleasantly surprised to be feeling very up beat.
I eventually found my hotel and it was absolutely awful, a real dump in a grotty part of town and the staff were definitely acting weird! I decided to just have an early night and get the hell out of there first thing in the morning.
... which is like a tok tok to get some bits and pieces. It wasn't so bad, maybe I'm getting old or something, or it's just because I am with a local and expected the 'craziness' of Mumbai. Think I'm going to have to add photos when back from the south of ...
... the most eye opening market i didn't expect to come across, it can only be described as absolutely mental, everything about it, the people and all the surroundings. People were everywhere, even on the floor by your feet! - not an experience we want/hoping not to see again. It was Saturday night and Mumbai is said be the best part for going out for nightlife in the whole of India, so me and Ginni and a lone traveler ...
... and don'ts in India. I guess we may have looked a little like rabbits in headlights as we were more or less straight off the plane and clearly looked new to the whole India thing. the man of the couple had been here several times and had learnt how to minimise his chances of being scammed/ripped off.
James and I started to notice groups of people forming around us and several people taking photo's of us. The couple explained ...
... the city.
We were very uncomfortable with the £55 a night cost (before miscellaneous taxes/additions!) but were rewarded with a really nice room. No mould or damp, cable TV, proper towels (rather than the usual, tissue-thin, over-sized face cloth!). We even had a balcony and if you leant far enough out you could see the sea, albeit 100m down the road! To be fair the sea is so toxic here (it has a very unpleasant shimmer!), a sea view is more likely to result in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Regal Enclave Mumbai (Bombay)
Bit disappointing, noisy, staff not very friendly. Breakfast good though.
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