Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban
Most underwhelming 'five-star' experience
Pearl Continental Bhurban may claim to be a five star hotel (it certainly has more security than the Presidents House) but it is NOT a five star hotel. The staff at the front desk is extremely unhelpful and even discourteous. The corridors reek of a nauseating stale odor reminiscent of PIA airplanes. The furniture is tacky. The bathroom fittings are rusting. There is no internet in the rooms. All PC Bhurban has to recommend itself is the picturesque setting. But then again there are dozens of guest houses and hotels in Murree and Nathiagali with equally beautiful setting but for a much better price and experience.
Unique Quality: Nice gardens. Disgusting pool: it is small and murky. Average food.
Luxury in the mountains
My wife and I went to the Pearl Continental in Bhurban and spent our honeymoon there. There is a pick-and-drop service from Islamabad airport to the hotel for which they charge PKR 200 (at least back then), ie almost 5 years ago.
The hotel itself is wonderful. You wouldn't believe that it's possible to build such a luxury hotel that really deserves a five-star rating in the middle of the mountains in such a remote area. The surroundings of Bhurban are absolutely breathtaking. The perfect location for spending your honeymoon.
On top of that, they have excellent restaurants in the hotel where you get everything from local Pakistani food to International cuisine. (I even had Schnitzel there, which is a typically Austrian dish)
My special recommendation: Try the apple juice at PC Bhurban. It's made from fresh apples of the region and you will never forget it's taste.
Unique Quality: The PC Bhurban has all you need and much more. There's a pool, sauna, bowling alley, computer game room, lush green garden, wonderful mountain-view, excellent rooms and service, great food, pick-and-drop from Islamabad and the list goes on and on.
Murree's best accomodation
I was in this pc bhurban hotel for just one nite, anyway one nite left me with so much memories. At nite they have entertainment for few hours, great songs by local artistes. Kinda remind me of some hindi films that i ve watched before hahaha. the views is so great and you can enjoy from your room. Service is good. Food is ok. They have most 5 star hotel offers so i must say its a pleasant stay.
Unique Quality: some indoor shops offering some local antiques and stuff. Great views
Staying at PC Bhurban
PC Bhurban is about 10 km from Murree. It is a world class hotel. Much expensive than other ordinary hotels situated at Murree. It is not suitable for budget travel. Only those woh have more money and time to stay there are advised to stay. People who don't have personal coveyance and limited time to see Murree and the nearest spots should stay at hotels in Murree which are economical. Form here you can easlily see the main Murree.
AVERAGE DAILY ROOM RATE IN PC BHURBAN:
STANDARD TWIN USD 168/-
EXECUTIVE TWIN USD 202/-
EXECUTIVE KING USD 202/-
PRESIDENTIAL SUIT USD 700/-
Directions: Bhurban is two hours’ drive from Islamabad’s international airport, which has all the leading airlines flying in and out of the city.
Buses leave from and arrive at the Pir Wadhai and Daewoo Bus station.
The main hotel
There are an over whelming amount of hotels and guest houses in Murree city (on the Mall road). They are fairly priced and VERY basic. Be aware that they are normally built poorly on the side of a mountain and this area is prone to earth quakes, so choose wisely.
The “PC Bhurbon “as it is called locally, is a very nice hotel that rivals world class standards in the summer time. It is a large hotel with just about every facility you could possibly need or want to include squash/racquet ball courts, bowling alley, disco, amphitheater over looking an incredible valley etc..
It tends to be a bit expensive, but still reasonable for western standards.
Unique Quality: Amazing view.
Directions: This hotel is located in Bhirbon not Murree city, its a bit of a drive to down town Murree.
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Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban
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- Pearl Continental Bhurban
Address: Murree Hills, Bhurban, 46000, Pakistan
Amenities at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Free High Speed Internet
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