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Hotel Villa Retreat

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Near Coakers Walk, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Hotel Villa Retreat
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in this beautiful hotel with my family.The hotel itself is absolutely beautiful and right in the heart of the centre of Kodaikanal, the customer service was exceptional and the "nothing is a problem" attitude of the staff made our stay a really memorable one here in Kodai.. Early mrng view of kodaikanal is just in doorsteps of this... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a family trip to Kodai during last weekend and we had reserved the deluxe room with balcony in Hotel Villa Retreat. From the time we landed in hotel with the cab provided by the hotel till the time we left the hotel, the service provided is simply superb. The staff are very friendly, food is awesome and the... More 

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Bangalore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such an amazing place and so close to Coaker's walk entrance (it's like just the next door), the view from the hotel is so great and most of the sightseeing places are very nearby. Famous Kodai lake is just 10 mins walk and few other places like Pine Forest, Guna Caves, Observatory point etc are so close. Talking about the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best service, the food is simply delightful, I loved the surroundings, the location is perfect where everything you need or everyplace you wanna visit is just close by. I loved the Villa, very relaxing, perfect place for some peace and quiet. Simply amazing... :)

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Mysore, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Taj Villa then, now Villa Retreat has been one of the oldest places with THE VIEW in Kodai. I have been visiting this place since 2000, almost every year. The rooms are really nice and kept clean; the service is excellent and the food is just par excellence. The best part of this place is the beautiful lawns where one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at Villa Retreat from 19th to 21st May 2015. The location with its great views and proximity to the tourist places is a great advantage. A memorable trip and a pleasant stay. The staff were very courteous. The best part was the restaurant. The food was excellent. If your looking to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the place... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We reached a little late after lunch and as the whole town was crowded, we didnt want to stop anywhere and reached here and asked if they could serve us lunch even though it was after restaurant hours. The manager obliged and the service was lightning fast. The view from the restaurant is breath taking, makes it all worthwhile. Coakers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well located with an awesome view. Well maintained with clean rooms and clean facilities. Most importantly, very helpful and responsive staff at the resort. A big shout out to each and every staff of the resort for their hospitality. They make the resort even better place to stay. Highly recommended. We tried basic vegetarian food and everything was made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the beautiful location.The family suite was great.All the sightseeing was well arranged by the hotel and everyday was awesome.The staff were prompt and courteous.The best part was the restruant .The food was lip smacking delicious and the service was great.Love to go back sometime and would definitely recommend for those who'd love a serene beautiful ,easily accessible place to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sorry to mention this as my review won't be that my praising as we faced a lot of trouble while in this hotel as the bathroom door is jammed and could not use intercom facility as we stayed there was raining lot in Kodai and we each and every time order food either by walking out or calling in cellphone... More 

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