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The Hidden Valley

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Handi, Machagondanahally | 20 km. Chikmagalur-Mudigere Road, Chikamagalur 577111, India
The Hidden Valley
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location and staff are a real highlight of this place. I travelled here with a friend of mine from Luxembourg. Very attentive staff - they have numerous suggestions to make the trip better. Excellent south Indian food too. We also made good friends with the Alsatian pet they have at the hidden valley. I wish I had planned my... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick 4 hours away from Bangalore on great roads makes for an ideal weekend getaway at Hidden valley. The kids were delighted by the wooden mezzanine floor in our room, to have their own large space and beds. Every room has a mezzanine floor or bunk beds making it ideal for families and large groups of friends. The location... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Laila, It is indeed very thoughtful of you to write a review on your stay. Your feed back is really a source of encouragement and inspiration for my Team. Thank you for your time and efforts. Henry Aranha More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say if you want to go to relax and spend a quality time with your family ..visit to this place .. its a nice place to escape from city noise and traffic .. you can stay in middle of the nature and enjoy .. nice food and can do some other activities like badminton carom chess and lots... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for writing a review. it is an encouragement and inspiration to the team. We look forward to your visit again. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden Valley is a nature wonder. We stayed there for 2 days. Staffs are courteous and friendly. It was pleasant experience for us. Food provided was delicious and fresh with homely flavor and value for money. Rooms are neat and spacious with all facilities. Best is the lake view outside the room which makes us to forget our tiredness. “Hidden... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Rangaraj, Grateful thanks to you for cheering up my team with your wonderful words of encouragement and motivation. Thank you also for putting up beautiful photos of the Homestay and the surrounding nature. We look forward to your visit again for one more memorable stay. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to have a 2 day stay here, overall it was a wonderful experience. Like the name suggests, it is actually hidden..! The food was superb, the cook will customise the food as per your choice and taste. The Manager and the staff were courteous and accommodative. With lots of pets, surrounded by coffee estate, a pond besides, this... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Poovanna, it is nice to know that you liked your stay at the Hidden valley. Your feed back is really a matter of encouragement to the Team. We hope you will make a second visit soon. Henry aranha More 

Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to see the place fully renovated and I must say it has transformed into a wonderful place to stay. All rooms have a wooden mezzanine floor to accommodate bigger groups and each room has a lake view with full glass enclouser. One can spend quality time sitting and enjoying the lake view. In addition to this... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Felix, My Team thanks you for your encouraging words. You have been very supportive and guiding whenever you have visited the homestay.Tthey look forward to your visit again. Henry Aranha More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our 5 night stay at The Hidden Valley was fantastic. The rooms are clean and value for money, the food fresh and great. Suraj, Pappu and team did a fantastic job. We made this place our base to tour around Chikmagalur. Mulayanagiri Peak is a must drive to! We also drove to Kemmanagundi and Bhadra River Tern Jungle Lodges for... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Madhukris, thank you for the amazing review on your stay at the Hidden Valley. We are grateful for the compliments and wish to assure that it will be our endeavor to maintain the standard in future. Henry Aranha More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

An awesome place to hang out with friends and family if need mental peace away from your day to day hectic life then this places provides everything with good helping staff and instant services guys must stay place in chikmagaluru :) :) :) ;)

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Prashanth, thank you for your review and happy to note you and you and friends enjoyed your stay at the Hidden Valley. Your feed back is a motivation to the Team. We hope that you would visit again soon.Henry Aranha More 

Pune, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The place is in the middle of coffee plantations and environment is very peaceful. It was amazing experience to both of us. All the staff members are very kind and Helpful too. Do not hesitate to ask anything to Suraj and Pappu. Both guided us regarding the trip n places nearby to visit. The rooms are very clean. Pappu will... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Shreyas, It is indeed gives us lot of happiness to know that you enjoyed your short stay. Thank you for the good words for the Team, this will certainly inspire and encourage them. Thank you for the feed back and best wishes from all of us.Henry Aranha More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had an amazing stay at the Hidden Valley. The house in located amidst a huge plantation consisting of coffee, lemon, pepper, cardamom and silver oak trees. An early morning walk through the estate guided by one of their helpers is a perfect start to your day. The rooms are cosy and comfortable, but dont expect them to be luxurious.... More 

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TheHiddenValley, Owner at The Hidden Valley, responded to this review

Dear Chaitra, thank you very much for your feed back on your stay at the Hidden Valley. Nice to know that you had a great experience. We have recently renovated the main house as a result all the rooms have access to the lake. i do hope that your next stay at the renovated set up will be one more... More 

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