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The Basil Hotel

8, Sampige Road | Malleshwaram, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560003, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The name of the Hotel is now Parag. Though on an enviable location, 2 blocks beyond Mantri Mall on Sampige rd, it is not very well known...even the shopkeepers on the rd were not able to guide me!! A look at the rooms would probably tell you the reason. The rooms are just average as far as spaciousness and cleanliness... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The name changed to "The Paraaag Malleswaram" and it is located near Mantri Mall and about 2.5 km from Railway station. The Indian Institute of Science is in about 40 min walking distance up the road and easy to find from the hotel, which was very good. The room was in a ok shape and toilet paper was provided, as... More 

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Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

First of all the name is changed as Hotel Parag. Management pls update. Overall it is a good property in good location (Near to Mantri mall, Metro station not far from Majestic) but the management is poor. Stayed for a night with family, staff were good and co-operative. Fine tuning required. Bathroom compliments to be improved to a great extent.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Had booked for my friend's stay in the city for 5 days and had stayed after late night parties with him in the hotel. Hotel is maintained satisfactorily. Service is average. However restaurant service was good. Complimentary breakfast provided is nothin to boast of and has limited seating area. Suits executives on a short stay in the city. Rooms are... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Room : a. Smells horrible as soon as you enter. b. Bed sheets were soiled & had blood stains. (had them change it at mid night) c. Curtain was torn & very dirty. d. Shower Tap was a mess.. it sprayed water to every part of the bath room & flooded the bath. e. White towels were almost pale yellow.... More 

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

reasonably tidy hotel but the promised wi-fi does not work at all. food just about okay but lot of restaurants are round the corner and food wouldn't be a problem. mantri mall right next to hotel is an advantage, along with the metro.

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Hoora, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I stayed in The Basil hotel during my last visit to Bangalore, which was about 6 months ago, and again recently this month. Except that a new management has taken over and the name change to The Paraag Hotel, the decor, cleanliness,comfort and service quality remains unchanged - just as good as it was during my previous stay. The only... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

stayed for a couple of nights great place located right next to mantra mall in malleswaram so equidistant from most of the major spots in bangalore room size is a bit small but the staff were very courteous and polite they went out of the way to help buffet meals were really good and reasonably priced staff had little knowledge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights, good facilities, staff is very understanding and cooperative. Would like to visit once again. Will recommend this hotel as it is nearby to the biggest Mantri Mall.Thank you.........

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Stayed three times . Very clean, small rooms, Internet is free,but the password has to be obtained and valid for 1 hour only. Many times it will not work. Good food. Breakfast included and taste is average. Very courteous at Reception . centrally Located. Close to Mantri Mall and Railway station. Taxi to Airport will cost Rs 600/- Tariff can... More 

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Basilbangalore, Manager at The Basil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay at Basil Hotels. Whenever you visit Bangalore and also taking time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you found the reception to be very warm. Your concern about the internet password will be sorted out in the future. As for the food taste is concerned... More 

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