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“Dont Miss When Your at Kodai!” 5 of 5 stars
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J's Heritage Hotel & Resort
P.T.Road ,Near Seven Road Junction, Kodaikanal 624101, India   |  
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Ranked #46 of 70 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Dont Miss When Your at Kodai!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

i visited kodai with my family during the month of september. we booked room at hotel js heritage for two nights. The hotel was awesome and a safe place for familes to stay, The rooms were clean and tidy, the hotel staff was kind to us. service was good. we felt like home! The hotel is located in the heart of the city. the hotel has a pleasent atomsphere. we enjoyed our stay at kodai. thanks js heritage.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The service was amazing, beyond belief to be honest. The rooms were always tidy to perfection and i enjoyed my stay there without a doubt. The staffs were really kind and respectful at all times and i really appreciated that. I really liked the fact that there was plenty of shopping places near by and that was really convenient since the hotel is located in the center of the town. It was really affordable as well which is a positive for sure! The fact that they were able to pick me up from the bus station was another point for them. For international tourists like me (I'm from Tanzania, East Africa) it was very ideal because of the fact i felt very safe and at home.
I surely recommend this hotel for any international tourists like myself

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We two families stayed at Park view Resort of J's group near Chettiyar Park from 11-08-2012 to 14-08-2012. Two cottages were booked in advance. The location was good and the cottages were spacious, that is all. All other things were in trouble. One can say once it was a good property. No maintenance done for years. It looked like some one deliberately damaged all the electrical fittings. Hot water facility is not working ( you know how cold is Kodaikanal !). Intercom was there but dead. You have to yell at the so called room boys for hot water and other helps. It was easy to find a rat in the toilet than to find the room boys. The toilet flush was not working in one cottage. The manager Mr. Rajan was very fluent in English but could not make his staff to do something promptly.

Now one can ask why we stayed there three nights !!

They were smart enough to take full amount from us when we checked in! They said it was a package offered and we should pay full amount in advance. After a very long journey from Kerala we were tired and the external appearance of the whole property was not bad, we payed the remaining amount (one third was already paid in advance). In the next morning we tried to check out but they were not ready to refund. So no choice left.

I never recommend any one this hotel ! A fraud management who is interested only in earning money. Please stay away from this resort !!!!!

Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

We had recently been to Kodaikanal in May 2012, which is the peak season.

After searching a lot on the internet, I found J's Heritage was offering the best package. The whole booking process was very smooth and prompt. The management was quite friendly and responsive for all the queries and information via mail and by phone as well.

They picked us up from the bus station and also dropped us at the bus station while leaving. This might seem small but is really applaudable as, getting to the hotel in a new city is by itself a difficult task. Most hotels promise such things but never really implement it. J's heritage did it. Actually, their vehicle was busy at that time when we arrived. In the usual case, any hotel would have asked us to wait until the vehicle was free. But, the owner's son himself came and picked us up in his vehicle. Isn't that something unexpected in our Indian service industry?

When we checked into the room, a few amenities were not provided. As soon as I mentioned it to them, they immediately attended to it. That is the best part of it. To err is common in the service industry but, attending to the problem immediately is the real measure of service and J's Heritage stood up to it.

The complimentary breakfast was quite fulfilling as well. They did not compromise on the quality and quantity.

The staff were very friendly and service-oriented. Many Thanks to them for making our stay a no-hassle one.

For a medium budget, I would strongly recommend J's Heritage as the best choice. You will not be disappointed.

- Raj.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jsheritage, Owner at J's Heritage Hotel & Resort, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Dear Guest,
Thank you for Choosing J's Heritage Hotel and taking time off to write this review. We are hoping to having you with us again soon.

Thank you once again!

J's Heritage
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Chennai
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Recently I have visited Kodai in peak season. I have stayed in JS Heritage hotel for 2 days includes 2 nights stays with package of Rs.5000 per couple. The hotel is located in heart of the city which is easy access with all site scene places. Hotel was clean and neat. Service was good. But bedsheet and bedspreads need more cleanness. Also the intercom phone was not working. So we went for reception every time when we need anything.

5000 Rs package includes :
1) 2 days stay in deluxe room.
2) Basic amenities(TV, Hot water, etc)
2) 2 Days Break Fast with coffee.
3) 1 day site scene (9.30 AM to 3 PM which covers 4,5 important places).
4) Boating.
5) 1 water bottel & 250 gms of choclate as a complementory.

The package is little expense compare to other. Overall the stay was good.
Hope the information is useful.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Ernakulam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Was at J:s Heritage ( unit outside the town )on 6/7 April 2012.Well, access to town is good. But there was not hot water in the morning . We were two familes in Cottage 7A. Kids had a tough time in the morning. Plus the breakfast was not ready even by 10 am though the same was included in the package. So, we were compelled to have breakfast from outside even though we paid for the same. It would have been better if the cottages are vacuum cleaned once in a while. ...sorry guys we wont be back next time

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This small hotel is located in the heart of the little town- great location. Does not have a restaurant but there is hot breakfast sent to the room every morning!
The mattresses are not very comfortable (had a bit of a backache), there are no room heaters.
Ask for fresh towels- they are not very clean- advise you to carry your own. Also carry your own toileteries- only soap provided.
Warm and friendly service.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: P.T.Road ,Near Seven Road Junction, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 70 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
J's Heritage has a choice of two properties i.e the hotel in the heart of the town & near the lake & the resort near Chettiar Park away from the maddening crowd but still in the town with a scenic view. ... more   less 
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