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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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  • 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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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leaking roofs in most rooms, water all over the room in rains. The food is good, service is good. Another drawback I think is that its 20 km away from chikamangalur city and 2km drive from the main road..So kind of we are stuck inside the campus. The lake is not a lake really, its a very small water body,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback on your stay at The Hidden Valley. With regard to the leaking roofs and water all over the room that you experienced, it is unfortunate, however we must add that this monsoon we experienced unprecedented rain in Chikmagalur like in Bombay. We must add that we have taken corrective action and resolved... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, I visited "The Hidden Valley" last month with one of my friends. It was a vacation well deserved and well spent as well. The place is amazing with awesome location. Literally hidden!! Even though we visited in the month of may, the weather was very beautiful- cloudy and rainy. The resort is very well maintained. The room in which... More 

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

Dear Manuja, thank you for taking the time off to write this review. We are overwhelmed to know that you had an enjoyable stay and the team was very cooperative and helpful. We hope you will make a visit again for another pleasant stay. Henry aranha More 

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

This was one of the best places to stay, The rooms , bedding, food, service ambiance, every thing was fantastic. Truly enjoyed the stay with Hidden Valley and look forward to go again and stay. The rooms are very spacious, clean bath rooms, the blankets and the sheets are very clean and neat. The staff is very friendly , overall... More 

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

Dear Madhu, it is gratifying to know that you and the family had a pleasant and comfortable stay. It would be our endeavor to not only maintain but improve the service. Thank you again for taking the time off to write this encouraging review. Henry Aranha More 

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

We had a excellent stay here. The food was excellent, almost made to order. The staff Navdeep, Suraj, Rajanna(the cook and helper) and Pappu (the main cook) were extremely courteous and always ready to help. The rooms were good with natural light from the ceiling(the best part)!! It will be good to provide a wash basin/sink in the common dining... More 

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

Dear Rohini, It is really nice of you to find some time and writ a review. Thank you very much for your encouraging words and it is sure a great source of inspiration to the team. I do hope that you will visit again and give us an opportunity to make it memorable. Best regards, Henry Aranha More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reservations, booking following, guidance provided to reach the property was great. Well received by Navdeep, coffee, breakfast, dinner provided well on time. Navdeep arranged for us to visit the best places around, the hill points. Mullayannagiri was awe inspiring. The steep climb to the temple, an experience to remember. They gave us picnic food packages on the days we went... More 

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

Dear Shwetha, Thank you very much for the feed back and review on your recent stay. the Team is grateful to you for your encouraging words. Regards, Henry aranha More 

Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the hidden valley for three (3) nights. Likes: 1. Overall setting including the drive off the main road into the hidden valley. 2. Strategically located between Chikkamagalur and Mudigere. 3. Loved the short treks we took. 4. Kids had fun in the pond with boating. 5. Guess the place would be more beautiful post monsoon. 6. Food... More 

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

Dear Bharadwaj, Thank you very much for the frank and honest feed back. Have noted the draw backs you have noticed and it will be addressed. It will be our endeavour to improve the guest satisfaction and I wish to invite you to come again for a memorable stay. Regards, Henry Aranha More 

Thane, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 4.5 hours from Bangalore and here is Hidden Valley – which will really ensure that one stays “hidden” from the world. We were 2 families - 8 of us and all on Vodafone, and there were no mobile signals – ensuring that we were cut off. The non-descript rickety road over the last mile raised our doubts on where... More 

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

Dear Jayadeep, You have made our day. Our grateful thanks for all the appreciation and the encouraging words. Nevertheless there is always scope for improvement for a better guest satisfaction. The team is working towards this and I wish to invite you to come again for a memorable stay. Regards, Henry Aranha More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We planned to visit a place with max 7hr journey from Bangalore and to hide from the busy schedules of the city life.... Snaps of hidden valley looked interesting and couple of mail changes n got the place booked for a monday...efforts to get best price resulted in mail stating 'website price is the best'.....:-( Finding the place was easy... More 

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

Dear Sachin, My Team and I thank you for the good review and the appreciation for the food and service. Nice to know that you had a good stay. We look forward to your visit again. Regards, Henry Aranha More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had pretty good stay here. Food was good. Had a barbeque Saturday evening, which was really nice. The plantation walk was also very nice. The jack fruit was really good, thanks to Navdeep. Overall we enjoyed the stay.

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

Dear Pruthvi, Thank you for very much for your feed back on your stay. Your encouraging words will go a long way in motivating the team. Henry Aranha More 

Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It was a fabulous and relaxing weekend with our extended family. The staff was very courteous and attentive. A special mention of Appaji and Navdeep. Homecooked food at its simplest best. The barbeque was awesome. Slurrrrrrrrrpppppoy pork ribs! THANK YOU! The best part was no phones. Just one with nature.

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

Dear Celia, It gives us immense satisfaction that you had a nice and comfortable stay. Your words of appreciation is a great source of inspiration to the Team. We thank you for your time and effort to give a feed back. Best wishes, Henry Aranha More 

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