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Banasura Island Retreat

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Kuttiyamvayal,Varambetta P.O | Padinharathara, Kalpetta 673575, India
Banasura Island Retreat
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New management trying to get the place upto speed. Food and room service needs significant improvement. Awesome view of the lake. Very helpful and friendly staff. Don't miss the waterfall before the retreat.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed as a family of 4 (2+2). The hotel is some what far from the Bansura dam & not that easy to find. The last 1 km is a dirt road followed by a little climb. The USP of the hotel is great views facing the Bansura reservoir from a high elevation. The hotel staff were also very friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Good Pllace For a Family trip .Enjoyable Boat Ride.And Excellent Rooms and hospitality.Quality Food.and Entertainment at the Resort.Good scenic place and many good places in and around the resort.place for trekking.and wild life an added treat.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The resort is located overlooking the Banasura dam and has great view from each cottage. We had booked a twin cottage. The cottage are rich in design and look plush. The rooms where comfortable with a private balcony over looking the dam. Rooms are well maintained. Food served at restaurant was average and overpriced. The resort staff were courteous. Expect... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I cant stop describing this place to everyone I have met after I returned from here. the place is serene, calm and has a great view, excellent for rejuvination and relaxation from the hustle bustle of the cities, > very neatly maintained place, > very very very hospitable staff, they go beyond their capacity to make sure your stay is... More 

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

As a Travel Service Provider, I will surely suggest this Property/Hotel. It is very quite place with very good view Surrounded by Water & Mountain. Nice small resturant, food quality & service good. Must stay if anybody wants to stay alone with family or friends.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The resort truly lives up to expectation of any weary traveller - standing tall and aloof from the city, overlooking the mighty Banasura Sagar dam. You wake up in the morning to the breath-taking view of the dam and the sun rising from behind the hillocks. I'll go over the positives before I get into the negatives. Pros: - A... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The place is as good as seen in the photos. The scenery and nature are impressive. We were 3 families with kids - good fun. The package of 2 nights and 3 days is cost effective. The staff are courteous and very help in all aspects. The stream near by and the lake view are worth the visit. The speed... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent, you should try the room which is facing the lake.. Beautiful view and much energising Location is good to explore and your stay would be unforgettable. A trek towards the lake is exciting and nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Positives: + Extremely beautiful place + Awesome view from cottages + Very near to Meenmutty falls + Very near the Banasura Dam + Authentic Kairali food + Good service + Surrounded by green forest Negatives: - Food is slightly over priced (though we got a discount on food at the end of the stay) - Far from some other attractions... More 

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