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Handi, Machagondanahally | 20 km. Chikmagalur-Mudigere Road, Chikamagalur 577111, India
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The Hidden Valley
Ranked #14 of 61 Chikamagalur B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is truly hidden and is in the heart of mother nature. The surroundings will definitely provide you with a soothing effect. An early morning walk through the coffee, lemon and orange trees, apart from several flowering plants and vegetation. If you're a bird lover, do spend some time to spot some nice aves. I spotted several common kingfishers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome on arrival . They have a very good cook hence we mostly were served with delicious homemade food . A nice lake along with a paddle boat ,Rabbits the poultry, a walk in the morning around the estate leaves you feeling very relaxed . On request they even arranged for bonfire and barbecue for... More 

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

Dear Rachana, thank you very much for your your feed back and encouraging words. Our team is glad to know that you had a pleasant stay and you liked the food and hospitality. I do hope that you will visit again for another pleasant experience. regards, Henry Aranha More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to The Hidden Valley on 28th Dec '14 and stayed till 30th. We were four of us along with our pet lab Mishi :). We received a very warm welcome from the Owner. the Manager and the entire staff. We had reached late for lunch but we were served hot and delicious food. Their cook is awesome! The... More 

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Dear Akash, Glad to know that you liked your stay at the Hidden valley. Thank you very much for the feed back and your encouraging words to the team. Regards, Henry Aranha More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went to this property because it was rated very well. However, I have to say our experience has not been great. The food and service was good. There was too much construction going on. The maintenance of the areas around the resort was not great. Other than the lake(which was not well maintained) near the guest house, there was... More 

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

Dear Mr Ashok, Very sorry to know that your experience of the stay was not satisfactory. We were doing a renovation job of the main house and unfortunately it did not get completed while you were here. i am extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused. i wish to invite you to stay as my guest in the main house which... More 

Bangalore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lovely experience. Our family enjoyed the stay in this place. Warm welcome by Manager Suraj Appaji and team . Great food by a friendly staff called Pappu and we were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful quality of food as we were generally not used to good food during travel before. He also took us on a very relaxing walk around... More 

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

Dear Mr Uday Kamath, Thank you very much for the lovely feed back on your stay. Happy to know that you had a pleasant stay though it was a short one. We look forward to your visit again and wish to add that you can look forward to better rooms in view of the renovations that is happening now. Warm... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I stayed here with my family for 2 nights in October 2014. It took some time to find as it was dark and raining heavily. We reached around 8.30 p.m. And were treated to a lovely hot meal. When we awoke the next morning, the view was amazing. The place is located in a coffee plantation and has a pond... More 

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

Dear Priya Pinto, Thank you for the encouraging words. Glad to know that the family had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to your visit again. We are in the process of renovating the house to give an outside view for all the rooms and a few corrections to make the rooms more comfortable. Thank you again for the feed... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The words i give in the title are just the beginning of what u will experience at the THE HIDDEN VALLEY.... The last 1 Km to the estate is a the most intriguing part of the journey...where ur real adventure starts ......u start to wonder Am I on the right path??????....U reach the parking area of the estate and get... More 

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

Dear Dr Basanth, Thank you very much for the detailed feed back you have given on your stay with us. It is gratifying to note that you and the kids had a wonderful time. Your encouraging words are a big source of inspiration to the team. i Wish to welcome you again to have a new experience in the redesigned... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed at this home stay for one night during September. I made the booking almost at the last minute before we travelled based on the reviews here. However, we weren't that impressed with it. It is a bit of a find from Chikmagalur and the last stretch of a kilometer is absolute rough gravel, don't try to attempt it... More 

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

Dear Prasad, Thank you for the honest feed back and appreciate your time for the same. In the current year the Malnad region saw one of the heaviest rains. in the process even the best of roads were washed out and the rains not giving an interval to do repair work.. Now that the monsoon has stopped the 1km stretch... More 

Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Even though Chickmagalur is a familiar place to me, this Hidden Valley Homestay really needs to be explored. With picturestic view, big lake (boat riding was a fun) well furnished big rooms, delicious food with bonfire and bar-b-q and ofcourse very friendly staff. I strongly recommend nature loving people to visit this place and enjoy.

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

Dear Felix, The team is thankful to you for your encouraging words, continuous support and patronage. Henry Aranha More 

bangalore
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Hidden Valley is a great place for a relaxing time in the lap of nature. We stayed three nights and felt we could have stayed a few more. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The food amazing and plentiful and the staff super friendly and attentive. And the rates are unbelievable great value for money.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the continued patronage. Your words of appreciation are a great source of inspiration to the team. Henry Aranha More 

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Address: Handi, Machagondanahally | 20 km. Chikmagalur-Mudigere Road, Chikamagalur 577111, India
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Location: India > Karnataka > Chikamagalur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Hidden Valley India/Karnataka - Chikamagalur

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