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The Hidden Valley

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Handi, Machagondanahally | 20 km. Chikmagalur-Mudigere Road, Chikamagalur 577111, India
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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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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We choose Hidden Valley for leisure trip of 3 day with my Family. our plan was to have relaxed trip. After reading lots of good review about Hidden Valley, we choose it. Booking was easy and prompt. they have even asked about our food preference, and same was very well taken care once we reached there. A Warm welcome by... More 

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

Dear Rohit, Thank you for taking the trouble for writing a review on your stay. Happy to know that you had a comfortable and pleasant stay though some painting work was happening in the main house. The renovation of the main house is done and i wish you plan one more trip and stay in the main house having larger... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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

Dear Shuvajit Basu, Thank you for the feed back. You in fact came when the renovation work was going on in the main house. I am grateful that you ignored whatever inconvenience you may have faced and focused on the positive side of the home stay. Now that the renovation of the main house is over i wish you plan... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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 December 31, 2014

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

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
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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 

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