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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent home stay, one that can be recommended to a group of friends and also for the family. Safe place too. Food was extremely delicious. Absolutely No compromise in the taste, quality, or hygiene. We were served food of our choice and were free to select a menu of our choice. We were a group of 11 doctor coulege s,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there from 17th till 20th July 2015, we were offered Room #2 on the first day in the main building and then we were shifted to Room# 5 the next day as a big group was coming and they needed to be accommodated in the main house. There are 4 rooms in the main house opening to a view... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leaky roofs, no ventilation in rooms and they are dark, you have to lights on most of the time, no view. food quality is questionable as the cook 'Pappu' is From Orisa (Oriya) so you can't expect local / malnad food. All cooked in mustered oil. We were in room # 6 at the rear side of main home stay.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are group of 4 adults, 2 children and 1 kid. We stayed in Hidden Valley for 3 nights and should say the experience was entirely different than what we expected. Caretaker Navdeep ensured we get all we asked and the big house was totally occupied by us during the entire stay. Our kids loved the place a lot and... More 

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

Dear Rajesh M, Thank you for very much for your detailed feed back on your stay. Your encouraging words will go a long way in motivating the team. Thank you once again - Alan Aranha More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to hidden valley for our anniversary in Feb along with our kids. I must say we had the most amazing time. The food was excellent. The rooms were great and huge. Above all excellent service. Luckily for us, we had the entire home stay for us. There are not many rooms so even if there were other people,... More 

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

Dear Rajesh G, Thank you for your valuable feedback on your stay at The Hidden Valley. We are ecstatic to see such a glowing review from you. A top rating from you will indeed go a long way in encouraging our team to serve our future guests better - Alan Aranha More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bad place for the price they charge. Stay away . Bad service . Bad food ....I have stayed at at least 5 homestays in the region but this was really bad. Chaotic...certainly not HOMELY. Room we stayed was not great. You can hear people taking bath from next room very loud.

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

Dear Lavanya C, Thank you for your valuable feedback. It is truly unfortunate that you did not enjoy your stay with us at The Hidden Valley. Your pointers have been duly noted and we will take corrective action towards the same. Thank you once again. - Alan Aranha More 

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

We in a group visited the Hidden Valley last week booked the main house with 4 bed rooms and stayed for a day. Though it was a very short stay we had good time relaxing amidst nature, the view from the hall was beautiful where we had spent most of our time. Rooms, beds and bath rooms were very cleanly... More 

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

Dear Satish, We are happy to hear that you had a good time at The Hidden Valley during your short stay with us. It has been our constant endeavor to provide our guests with a topnotch stay experience. A top rating from you will really inspire our team at The Hidden Valley to do even better. Thank you for taking... More 

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

We - a group of 10 members experienced the real nature which no one ever had. Resort is perfectly located 1Km from the chikmagalur main road. There was a warm welcome by the caretaker - Navdeep and all the rooms were absolutely tidy. Could see all the basic necessary items in the room. Food served by them was hygiene and... More 

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

Dear Venkatesh, We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time at The Hidden Valley. Your kind and encouraging words about our humble home stay will act as a source of inspiration for our team to serve our guests better. Thank you for taking time off to write this valuable review - Alan Aranha More 

Pune, India
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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 June 14, 2015

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 

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