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Village Retreat

Electro Street, ECR Road, Mahabalipuram 603102, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pro Great Pool good open spaces good food lot of outdoor activities fun place with a lot of paid activities Con Small rooms Average service Staff are not well trained for a resort broken down games room Value for money resort and away from traffic. I might enjoy more if you go as a group.

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Chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This resort is situated near Mahabalipuram. After crossing mahabalipuram (from Chennai) or Kalpakkam, it's better to leave your GPS On to locate this place. Meatatarians please reconsider, coz the restaurant is pure vegetarian. Since there is No bar, be ready to be a teetotaler during your stay. No private beach, one must drive to reach the beach. If you have... More 

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went to this resort last weekend with my family, stayed for around 2 days. This one is about 1.5 kms off the ECR road around 15 kms away from Mahabalipuram main area. To begin with, the bylane one got to take to reach the resort is pretty rickety and can be spooky for night travelers. The hotel staff is rude,... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great place with enough activities for both children and adults alike, the food was very good and so was the service, very friendly staff. One of the few resorts that lets one check-in in the morning and check-out on the same day in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Beautifully maintained resort with neat and clean rooms, great service and good activities. Rooms are spacious with each room having a direct access to the pool The in-house restaurant, although pure veg, serves good food with good variety. The staff is prompt in responding to complaints (which are rare) and are quite well mannered and cooperative. Overall a great place... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Checked in Comfortably... Vegetarian Food is really good treat for VEGAN`s... Lots of Adventure Activity for Family with lots of kids... Good Maintenance... All are Pool Access rooms... hotel Pricing is good...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Have u ever seen a hotel charging u for ur food ,even before entering the hotel .These idiot did.. And that too 2100 INR.. Quarrelled over the phone for reachin at 11Pm, for them its late .. We had morning tea at the restaurant , they said it s chargeable as we are not having BReakfast along with it .... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Please guys if u want to go to any resort plz dont ever try village retreat..as this resort is only money minded..in the complimentary breakfast v r charged for every cup of tea..n its totally waste of money going to village retreat chennai..resort is like hostel restricted timing s for each and every thing..

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Visited village retreat almost two weekends ago with my family. To start with the reservation was smooth and easy. The person who took the reservation was well informed. However only after checking in I came to know he is the unit head. Pros: 1. Very friendly staff. 2. Spacious rooms. Took the family room. 3. Swimming pool. Can be accessed... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

1. Perfect place for Family / Group Outing 2. But finding this resort shall be a burdensome 3. The Resort's Cookhouse is Pure Vegetarian :) 4. Advantageous aspect of the resort is the Direct Access to Swimming Pool from the Room 5. Some other Fun activities are the ATV, Paintball, Water Roller Zorbing etc. 6. Certain activity events shall not... More 

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