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The Serai Bandipur

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Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Serai is a beautiful resort. We stayed at the Residence, a spacious standalone cottage with its own terrace. While a bit more expensive, it's worth the privacy and stunning views it offers. The service was impeccable, accommodation was extremely comfortable. The morning walks around the resort were relaxing and offered us city folk a rare glimpse into birds and... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, Marketing at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Nirupama, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids (5 and 13) and I spent four nights at the Serai. Such a lovely property! Super spacious, airy, beautifully appointed rooms and baths, gorgeous facades; lots of open space, great landscaping with just the right balance of manmade and wild; quiet, with nothing but birdsong and the wind rustling through the grass and bamboos and wonderful service, with... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, Marketing at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This resort may be one of the best in India. Bandipur is one of the finest reserve forest in the state, and thus makes this resort serene. Polite and well behaved staff and they are so kind,the ambience is so good,you can be lost at some point,cuisine has lot of varieties like from A to Z.Great place!

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TheSeraiRes0rts, Marketing at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Sudhanva, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had very perfect stay at this hotel. I am a frequent traveler and Seri is the best. We felt like staying there for many days. Every bit of the resort is awesome and perfect. You name anything , everything is at its best. Right in the middle of jungle . Everything is perfect including room, food, facility, activities, staffs etc.... More 

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TheSeraiRes0rts, Marketing at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear biju, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

New Delhi, India
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74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The property, the ambience, even the drive are unique. The people are friendly and the food really nice. They even call you when you are behind schedule in getting to the food. The rooms are very thoughtfully decorated. The sense of being with nature is very strong. I loved the shower stall which is open to the sky! A bit... More 

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Dear Vivek, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I have travelled to Bandipur numerous times, but this one's got to be one of the best visit. So let me guide you on reaching this place first : * Look for Mangala village, via Bandipur and you will find a board guiding you to serai in the village * Board indicates 2km for short route and 4km for long... More 

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Dear Shambhu, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The access to the resort was not very encouraging as we were travelling from Bangalore and reached there late in the evening. It would help if there are more signages put up along the way. However, the front desk compensated for this by being on the phone while we got live directions. We were welcomed by live drumbeats and the... More 

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Dear Parth, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff, good location, good design, kid friendly. The place is very quite and the hotel team keeps it well. Very hospitable staff, service is personalised. It's a small hotel but has all that a family needs. Easy to reach. Will do again soon.

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Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great location for a business offsite. Amazing panoramic views. Friendly staff always willing to help. Air conditioning intermittent for a group size of 25+. Wide spread at the buffet. Taste is above average. Expect patchy cell networks.

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TheSeraiRes0rts, Marketing at The Serai Bandipur, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful words for the team. This indeed is a great encouragement for us. Guests such as yourself are the true inspiration behind our brand philosophy of guest... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok! 🍻🍺🎂🌮🌯less variety Property not so great🤔🙄🤔 Chikmagalur was much better Hospitality was also average😳😔 The safari from hotel is not advisable instead do it urself! 😁😬😒😑😑 OMA spa was an awesome experience!!!!!

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Dear guest, At the outset would like to thank you for taking time out to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Serai Bandipur. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve and ensure that all our guests leave The Serai delighted with memories and experiences to cherish. We sincerely appreciate your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The Serai Bandipur

Address: Kaniyanpura Village, Mangala Post | Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar, Bandipur 571126, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Bandipur
Price Range: $172 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Serai Bandipur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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