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The Serai Bandipur

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Serai Bandipur is a beautiful property that serves sumptuous, delicious food ! Walks,Cycling on campus, walks outside the campus, are a must. TT, Carrom, also keep the kids engaged. Accomodation is nice and comfortable.Stayed in the Courtyard Superior, was comfy with an attached study which housed an extra bed for the kids. The naturalist on the campus is very... 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. 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... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a mixed review in two parts depending on what kind of vacation / resort you are aiming for. I have reviewed the Resort on the basis of it being a wildlife destination and not a standalone luxury resort. Let me begin by saying all the positives (of which there are many). The location - which is within the... 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. 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 feedback... More

Chandigarh, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit Kabini. None of the resorts were available. That is when I discovered that The Serai also has a resort at Bandipur and since no resorts at Kabini were available anyway, I decided to go to Bandipur. the resort is built in the forest buffer area in abt 36 acres with only 18 acres built up 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 sincerely appreciate your... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There nothing about our stay at serai bandipur which didn't bowl us over....the place....its layout....ambience....food....service....staff are mind-blowing to say the least!! Situated in the heart of the forest....you can witness elephants near the boundary wall....deers which venture in at night and jump out the moment they hear the morning shindig....:)...I was grateful for the wall separating the wilderness from the... 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

kerala
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling from wayanad to ooty , we stayed at the serai bandipur. Not much was expected at bandipur .....gosh we were proved wrong. The drive from wayanad was in itself great...odd shopping stop at handicraft outlets . Reception and check in was usual..nothing great to write about. We were thrilled to see the rooms. ..from outside it looked like british... 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

Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled amidst the Bandipur Forest, tranquil and luxurious- is how I can describe the resort. The property is built on 36 acres of land, of which about 18 acres is set aside for wildness and is cordoned off from the guests. They offer two jungle safaris- one in the morning 6:00 where you are served coffee and taken to the... 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

Bangalore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reachability - Easy to find on Google maps. Check-in & Check-out: Fairly routine and straight forward. Pros: 1. Spread out campus - Good morning walk and you've covered the place. 2. Rooms - We stayed at the residence which was fairly clean and spacious. Terrace was nice 3. Food - Routine and nothing cries out for attention. However, very friendly... 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

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Serai is known for its quality. That shows in this resort as well. Located in the midst of the jungles of Bandipur. The place is located easily and is not too difficult to find. Just reach the Bandipur park and follow the fork on the left (sign boards in place). The path does get rocky towards the end a... 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

Bangalore, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a trip (to Bandipur Tiger Reserve) we were planning for the past couple of years, and when it finally did happen, it couldn't have been better...thanks to the Serai Bandipur! Located right in the middle of the tiger reserve, this is a 36 acre resort which delivers what it promises - tranquility. The rooms are spacious, delightfully adorned... 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

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Rooms - Very good, Food - Excellent, hats of to the chef. Service - Very Good. Even the basic category rooms are very good. Go for all meals package. The swimming pool is very clean so don't forget to carry your swim wear.

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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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Address: Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Bandipur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 24
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