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The Verandah in the Forest,Matheran

The Verandah in the Forest Barr House, Matheran – 410 102 District – Raigarh Maharashtra, India. , Matheran

Located on the isolated Western Ghats, Verandah in the Forest is a unique heritage hotel. It is the second house built by Captain Barr in the 19 th century and is run by Neemrana group. The Verandah in the Forest which dates back to the 19th century is full of architecture – reclining day chair, diwans, art treasures, antiques, and old photographs of Parsis.

An authentic Parsi lifestyle has been rejuvenated by the Dubash family in Matheran which makes an ideal choice for discerning directors to take shoots for their films. The forest that surrounds the premises is truly brilliant and refreshing. The hotel authority left no stone unturned to preserve the forest as well as this beautiful treasure.

Visit The Verandah in the Forest with your family and dear ones and explore the wildlife around it and also feel the misty atmosphere on the Verandah as the rains formed waterfalls off the roof.


A wide variety of exquisite facilities and amenities are rendered to the guests at The Verandah in the Forest.


Located across India, the various Neemrana properties offer fresh products available in the region. The Verandah in the Forest serves Indian cuisine with a few Continental or Oriental dishes at random.

Besides these, Italian and Chinese dishes are also offered here. The meats and vegetables are procured on a regular basis. The guests have the privilege to request a particular dish of their own taste.


Both intimate and off-site conferences are held at The Verandah in the Forest. Malet Hall and Verandah are the two types of U-shaped meeting spaces available here. With its proximity to Mumbai, the 19th century colonial home can host small conferences throughout the year.

Neemrana ‘non-hotel’ Hotels possess many unique settings for inter-communicating – in a city, by a river, by the sea, on a plateau, a mountain, or a hill, in a garden, a forest or by the sand dunes.


The beautiful and natural setting at Verandah is an ideal venue to organize your wedding party. The property conveniently accommodates 25 which can be stretched to 30 with beds added for the festivities. Guests can flavour Indian and Continental delicacies at Verandah and Malet Hal while enjoying the party with drummers, dancers and classical music performances.


The visitors can gift their near and dear ones from the Neemrana Shop at the Verandah in the Forest. It offers a unique shopping experience which includes gift items, lifestyle products and artwork.

Merchandise items ranging from candles, table linen, pottery, fashion wear and accessories, silver plate and porcelain, tableware and tea-sets, flatware, candle stands, trays and objects and items of both heritage and contemporary lifestyle experiences are available here.

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