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4.0 of 5 Resort   |   B.M. Road | Mugthihalli Post, Chikamagalur 577133, India
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The Serai
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Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Chikamagalur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

hi, i just got back from the property and wanted to ensure that other viewers have the mind share! i would call it a boutique resort, they have a signature style in the way the property is laid out. its easy to reach, with good markings on the way from Hassan and easy to locate. the hospitality at reception was... 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. 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 wonderful... More

Bangalore, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Serai. From the moment we checked in, till we checked out, we were treated with such great hospitality and courtesy that I was truly bowled over. Everything from the food, the ambience to the rooms was screaming of luxury and we just felt so comfortable and wonderful. The buffet spread used to be lavish... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest satisfaction... More

Mangalore, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Serai was our first and the best stay till date. The stay made us forget the rest in the world.The food was a 5 star range with amazing ambience. The cottage were as big as houses with jacuzzi or a pool (of your choice). This was a life time experience. loved every bit of this. Would love to visit... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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. 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 wonderful... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed at Serai Chikmagalore during Sept 13th weekend of September 2014. This is a picture perfect place well within a coffee plantation ,offers a luxury stay and an amazing service,Staff is very courteous. Rooms are very nice with excellent view and bathroom.But rooms werent up the hype OR whats shown in the picture.We stayed in a Villa with pool... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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. 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 caused... More

Bangalore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hectic 3 month project, we decided to take a holiday and decided to go to Chickmagalur. Having decided the place we looked around for properties and decided to land up in The Serai. Touted as one of the best properties in CMLR and also given the fact that we were getting an extra night, thanks to monsoon discounts... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write your detailed feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Chikmagalur. 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 are elated to know that you have enjoyed... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing property, very well maintained rooms, well maintained private pool, excellent staff, specially the front desk, very friendly and helpful, the room service is excellent. They made one mistake in my order and the way it was handled it was really nice of them. They very well know how to turn a small bad experience to a... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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 Chikmagalur. 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... More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited this place on 13/09/2013 for 2 night stay... Was supposed to be a family get together... Which was good, but...... we were left with a very bad feeling due to this resort... I know am delayed in this review... but was just caught up with a lot of work, and had left this pending on my office... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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 visit to The Serai Chikmagalur. 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

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Hotel, super for families. Must stay a minimum of 2 to 3 nights or more . Can visit the temples of Bellur and Halebidu, Shravanbelagola, from here, or just relax ! Must must must do the 3 km. trek in the mountains. The views are to die for ! The hotel has an activity guide who goes along with... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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 Chikmagalur. 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... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a brilliant resort and really worth the money. I guess everything has been covered by the numerous reviews by travellers :) One small point though: Suggest you to visit this in the summers or beginning of monsoon so as to use the attached pool optimally :)

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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 Chikmagalur. 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... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The serai is a lovely property in the lap of nature. The private pool villas are exotic. The room is spacious and bathroom good. The staff is friendly and helping. They tidied up the room when not in room. The water in the pool was cold that time of the year so couldn't swim. There should be heaters We took... More

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TheSerai, General Manager at The Serai, 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 Chikmagalur. 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... More

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Address: B.M. Road | Mugthihalli Post, Chikamagalur 577133, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Chikamagalur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Serai 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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