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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Bandipur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Syed S Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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  • 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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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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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 2 weeks ago

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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

Florence, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of friends, with our 5 year olds decided to spend the long weekend at the Serai, at Bandipur. We got cottages with the mountain views. The serenity of the quiet mornings, sitting in your balcony, looking at the mountains, is alone enough to make the trip worth it. PLUSES: The food is simply out of the world. The... 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 our... More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting india on holiday is fantastic from the wet world (United Kingdom) . But, it was mind blowing experience in the tiger reserve of bandipur. Serai resorts is world with a world of wild life. Firstly , the location is within the tiger reserve of bandipur. For miles and miles far and wide you have the view of the for... 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

Bangalore, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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

Dear Guest, At the outset I 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. Like you have... More

Bangalore, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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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 (Madras), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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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

india
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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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

Fremont, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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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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