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08.04.2013

HKV mainstay Grey Gardens has added a new service: two pretty rooms above the restaurant that you can rent out on a daily basis with attached bathrooms, balconies and kitchenettes. We found out about them thanks to Instagram, one room and a balcony already glorious through what we suspect is the Earlybird setting.

The rooms will operate more like service apartments than a B&B, although breakfast is included in the price of your stay. Both are furnished with found objects, says owner Smita Singh, and are be decorated in the off-white floaty canopy style that regulars to the store and restaurant will be familiar with, plus tree branches over the bed that make you feel like you’re sleeping in the woods.  The tiny balcony with a lake view is pretty too, with a small coffee table, an asymmetrical vase and a tree stump footstool ready to entertain your guests on, or write your screenplay at.

At Rs 4,000 a night, the rooms are a bit pricey but come with wi-fi – plus, if Instagram likes were money, you’d recover your cost after the first X-Pro. #nofilter

Getting there: 13A HKV, call 26516450, Rs 4,000 a night, includes breakfast.

 

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