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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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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our family of three visited The serai on14th to 16th march 2015 and the care with which we were looked after made us all feel very comfortable.In fact, personally, I have to say the food and the service rendered was amonst the best i have experienced in all my travels .Moreoevr, the rooms were very comfortable and every detail was... More 

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TheSerai, 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 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay in the wildlife resort. The rooms are decidedly palatial. The spa fulfill every desire. The pool has a wonderful view over the nearby mountains and the resort. We spent two days in february and we have been almost alone with a very caring staff. Especially Mr. Pramod Kumar tried to fulfill all our wishes. The... More 

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deepikadas, 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 

Ancona, Marche, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying 3 nights at Serail with the aim to discover the wildlife. The first impression was excellent. The resort is well located because you can reach the departure center for Safari with only 15 min driving. The buildings and infrastructures of the resort are modern and clean with good design and respect for nature. Employees are polite and... More 

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deepikadas, 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. With regards to your... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Serai-Bandipur for our annual family getogeather in January. The entire process, right from the time I called their enquiry office in bangalore, till we checked out after our stay was very pleasant. The property is right on the edge of the tiger reserve, it blends well with the landscape. The property has been planned very thoughtfully. The... More 

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deepikadas, 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a stay at this place during one of our team trip. We went there during summers and the hospitality of this hotel, one word for it.. AWESOME... The Hotel rooms are really nice and comfy, the pool and the food was awesome.. And the campfire during night, it's like "Sone pe suhaga.." :) Loved this place....

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TheSerai, 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 

London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
25 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was supposed to visit the Serai in Feb, however due to unforeseen circumstances I had to modify / cancel this trip. And I was a little annoyed by the refund and cancellation policy in place, the team and esp Ms. Anjana responded by grievance very quickly and offered to accommodate my schedule. She was extremely flexible and responsive.the team... More 

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TheSerai, 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. 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 wonderful words for the team especially for Anjana... More 

Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room we were allocated was small but adequate. We stayed at the resort for two nights and we hardly got any sleep because three security guards were talking loudly, laughing and playing music right outside our veranda. I complained to the front desk at 1.30am but nothing was done about the problem. Eventually, I went outside at 2.00am and... More 

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TheSerai, 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 regret the inconvenience... More 

Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at Superior Courtyard #1 which gave us a great view of the Nillgiris to the south and sunset every evening. The bedroom and the bathroom were spacious and tastefully furnished. The adjacent sitting room served us very well for playing cards and chat. We loved the bathroom fixtures and enjoyed the rain shower. The first morning... More 

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TheSerai, 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This review is coming in about 3 months late BUT couldnt resist postponing this any longer. Lets get down to details. Directions to resort - excellent. A 2 km mud road but quite motorable will be encountered just before the resort - maybe a problem with smaller cars in rainy season. - otherwise ok. Check-in - smooth n professional. Buggy... More 

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TheSerai, 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a quick getaway to celebrate our first year wedding anniversary and after much thought, we froze on Serai Bandipur. We did not regret this decision even for a minute. We were floored by the sheer luxury this property offers in the heart of the forest. We stayed at the log hut which was... More 

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TheSerai, 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 

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