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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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  • 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Truely amazing resort to live in, right at the edge of the jungle. Good rooms, great outdoors, complimented by truely friendly and trustworthy staff. We arrived at Serai on 20Mar15 and stayed until 25Mar2015. Serai, Bandipur is the only resort to be right on the edge of the jungle.To clarify the total propertly is something around 50 acers, but 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is one of the best in bandipur with all the amenities. The vast property well maintained. The food is also nice. The rooms are spacious and independent villa. Mobile range is also there which is not there in many other resorts in bandipur.

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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 

inida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was there for two nights with family. Let me start with the front office staff very courteous and friendly check in was very smooth . Resort is very neat and clean with all modern amenities. Surrounded by nature with nilgiris mountain view. You can hear birds chirping and see peacock outside room veranda. Restaurant staff is very accommodating regarding any... 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 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 days and 2 nights. Firstly let me start with the location its in the bandipur forest region which is in the tiger region. Getting to the hotel its a wonderful drive. Everything about this hotel is Peaceful and one of the most friendly, accommodating and helpful staff. It was a family trip for me and here... 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

having had a few trips to Bangalore ,we decided to escape the city for a few days and we headed for the countryside as I've never been outside Bangalore. Like most people said here,the last few km to the serai are rough but manageable. On arrival the staff couldn't do enough for us from the check in to the room!... 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked at the Windflower down the road but we were looking for a bit of luxury and the Windflower didn't deliver so a quick call and off we popped to the Serai. We stayed in a Log Cabin for one night - a superb room, wonderfully decorated and luxurious with a great view of the bush. These cabins... 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Serai last month with family. Stayed there for 3 nights in Mountain View Log Hut. Had a comfortable stay with great hospitality. The property is well maintained with friendly and helpful staff. The log huts are neat and spacious. They over look the forest and mountains. The restaurant serves the best food we had till now compared to any... 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serai bandipur only the name is good but nothing good inside.I stayed here for 3 days looked like punishment. The buffet lunch and dinner was very average nothing for the non veg lovers u will hate buffet as u see such foods there and also the room service was very bad .I asked for a jug of water which took... 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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 March 12, 2015

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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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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