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The Serai Bandipur

Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Bandipur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our plan for to stay at Serai but while we were doing advance booking on account of some confusion we ended up with Whiteflower in Bandipur. Thank the confusion as it definitely saved a fortune for us. As my husband stayed at The Serai in one of his office offsite he was very keen that we spend the weekend there... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a delicious spread for every meal, beautifully designed interiors and rooms that simply take your breath away, The Serai is a must-visit simply for its stand-alone awesomeness. Add to this combo a beautiful, misty mountain view over a green pool and it makes for a visit you'll never forget. Though pricey, The Serai makes all of it count with... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of three families with kids. We stayed in MountainView Courtyard rooms. Well designed, spacious and well stocked with snacks. Food was great on all days - with a well thought out buffet spread and good variety across all meals. Service was also very good. They were thoughtful to keep lunch open until we arrived at 3.30... More

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In bandipur forest area looking for a luxury resort then definitely go for this resort.It's just fantastic,spread over 18 acres neat & clean.The rooms a large,clean morrocon style.The breakfast is truly delicious,the other meals were good.The staff were very attentive & prompt.We liked it so much that we've decided to visit their other properties soon.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so we stayed independent log hut. It is very private, and everything inside was excellent. There was a glass window that covers the entire front which is so beautiful. The place is super clean and extremely luxurious. I would have given it 5 stars if the food was a bit better. The Chef Siva though went out of his way... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a cottage. The room, the bed, the view, everything was outstanding. The food was delicious. We went with our 9 month old son and the chef was courteous enough to prepare special baby food like kichdi and mashed apple for the baby. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Serai Bandipur. This place would undoubtedly be... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were 6 couples who has meticulously planned a trip to this resort, it was one of the best decisions I must say ! Besides the fact that having fun,in such a large group was inevitable, the resort itself had such a serene effect on all of us. The drive up to the resort uptil Bandipur Tiger Reserve is good,... More

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New Delhi
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35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Serai is, by a clear margin, the best place in Bandipur. The resort is spread over some 15 acres or so, rooms are well appointed and the common areas too are very well designed and built. While it is not inside the sanctuary, it is right on the edge of it so you will definitely see deer and elephant... More

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88 reviews 88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

me n wife spontaneously decided to go for long ride so we opted to go bandipur... so decided to have lunch in serai. As soon we entered our first reaction was like wow.. best place for couples if they r planning for honeymoon very romantic wish i could have stayed here as we were running out of time we did... More

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New Delhi, India
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Awesome property excellent service and good food all in the jungle where you can chill out and relax.The property has been maintained in a way that even wild animals are a part of the surroundings letting you be apart of it if you get up early and witness this .

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Address: Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Bandipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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