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The Serai Bandipur

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Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Log Huts with views of the Nilgiris and daily sightings of grazing deer and exciting birds (other than the urban sparrows, pigeons and crows). Pros Great place for nature watching. Staff are very helpful and the highlight of the resort. The Oma spa therapists were skilled. With nothing else to do, it was quite a pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If ur idea of holiday is to get pampered, serai is the place to go!Had a gala time with friends! It's a child friendly place too. Soothing green surroundings, Blue hills playing peek aboo in the clouds. Great food and affordable spa make it ideal luxury property. Thanks to Miss suchita and Mr pramod for making our stay memorable. Points... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, General Manager at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai /Bandipur   Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked this resort for 18k per room for 3 rooms online by booking.com I thought since it was on weekend and govt holiday and since they had mentioned clearly in the voucher lunch n dinner included made this booking later they asked me to change the dates or contact booking.com as rooms were unavailable for those dates as... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its located in calm calm and serene surroundings. This hotel has everything that is needed for laid back and relaxing mood. The food is awesome. We tried Indian and continental food, and both were awesome. There are many activities for kids such as cycling, foosball, gaming room and table tennis etc.

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TheSeraiRes0rts, General Manager at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur  Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Serai is spread out luxury resort in the jungles of Bandipur. It makes up of a few sets of well appointed rooms setup in row house arrangements spread across the resort. The room are spacious and well appointed. The view of the Nilgiris and the lush and wild outdoors make for a tranquil experience. The rooms are decorated well,... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, General Manager at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur   Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If your budget allows it, there is no question. You can book this place closing your eyes. Excellent and friendly staff makes your stay really comfortable. One thing to note is, it is not on the real forest (like other resorts in Bandipur, most of them don't even have a fence around because of elephant corridor) instead it is inside... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, General Manager at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur   We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Serai Bandipur is an awesome resort set in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The location is so tranquil and peaceful. We heard no motorized noises inside the resort. One gets a feeling of being in the wilderness. The rooms are so spacious and modern. The contents in the mini bar was free for the 1st day. That was a great... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, General Manager at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur   The Serai strives to bring its guests closer to nature so it makes us glad to know you enjoyed that experience. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For any family emergency once booked with Serai BANDIPUR cannot be cancelled or postponed...we requested them to take fifty percent cancelation.. They refused, requested them to give a date which is a off season for them , they strongly said not possible ,imagine we had booked three rooms with them ...TOTAL WASTE.

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Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Serai, Bandipur is a beautiful resort surrounded by hills... its an awesome place to stay... . We stayed in mountain view Cottage ,was very spacious and clean...Restaurant and food quality is just superb... Plenty of options in breakfast... . Weather in the evening is very pleasant and rainy.. Location of the restaurant and pool is just awesome,we can rome... More 

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Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in serai for a week with my family (around 15 of us). Initially we were skeptical about the property as the road to it took us through some treacherous road.We were greeted gladly and given a short course on the dos and don't s.The rooms were amazing , it's not just any hotel or resort. It's a new... More 

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Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur   Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. With regards to... More 

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