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Mumbai
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vihangama is a perfect place to relax and unwind. We were two families and booked 2 deluxe cottages. The rooms were perfect clean linen etc. It has a nice sit out. The plantation walk is very relaxing and is not acres together, it is just perfect. The Tunga river is just about 200 meters away from the room and one... More 

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Large area. Nice view, several options to suite budget from standard, deluxe, bunker to river facing villas. Food is optional so choose to eat here or outside depending on the plan. Food is great and 250 bucks for dinner and 150 for breakfast. Staff is very friendly. There is Private river beach. Beer available.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The only reason I gave this place 3 stars is cause the place is very pretty and I did not want to be rude. But, well the service is very bad. They refuse to serve dinner in the room cause it's a rule. But they could have made an exception as we were travelling with my one year old son.I... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

We went on a long weekend based on a last minute decision to Vihangama as the place was known to a friend. Normally, we would not go to a place which is ranked so low on trip advisor especially on the customer service part. We took 2 of the river front villas. These were really good. Clean, well furnished, good... More 

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1 Thank Venkatesht
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5 reviews
Reviewed May 31, 2016

By name vihangama and the hipe it was created online and the website that has got gives you a superb feel that one should visit that place. But once you reach there the owner of the resort is least bothered to receive the guests unlike other homestays or resorts in malenadu. we went with a kid and with all the... More 

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Thank Aishwarya S
Bengaluru, India
2 reviews
Reviewed May 17, 2016

It was terrible experience, Never visit this place, Location is good but Hospitality was worst, For everything they said they will ask the owner, And owner is typical money minded, for lighter which we asked to light mosquito mat he charged for that too, Food is very expensive they charge you like an five star hotel, Be aware and ask... More 

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Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

The host at this place has no respect for the customers. Our room was not ready at the check in time. He did not even care to apologise. Since we already knew that the food is expensive and without variety from Tripadvisor reviews, we chose to eat out. Next day when we were his staff checked rooms for damages beforecheck... More 

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1 Thank Jayalekshmi K
Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed May 11, 2016

The location is very good and beautiful, the rooms are neat and clean, with adequate power back up , hot water facility and well maintained. The river flowing close to the property offers a private and exclusive experience for the guests.It is situated close to good tourist spots. And thats about it. There is no variety in the food offerings... More 

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Thank jax233
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

I visited this place during Apr 2016. The place is serene and wonderful. The biggest worry is the hospitality from owner and staff. They charge for everything and nothing is complimentary. This is a place suitable for those who simply wants to lay back and relax. However, if somebody really wants to be involved in some activities, then there are... More 

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1 Thank Lakshmi N
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed February 26, 2016

We stayed their during August. A retreat I must say. Hats off to the property owner and his team for making our stay comfortable. A true getaway from busy life away from the virtual world. The rooms were clean and amidst arecanut plantation. Privacy guaranteed. There is a beautiful river flowing right next to the resort. You can reach Thirthahalli... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vihangama is tucked away deep in the heart of Thirthahalli, a town celebrated by the great Kannada poet Kuvempu for its unique local culture. Our plantation captures the essence of this richly forested region with its friendly hospitality, delectable Malenadu cuisine and a wide range of activities for every visitor.Lounge around and enjoy the peace and quiet with a book or put on your boots and explore some amazing mountain or just go on Cycle trails around Vihangama. Either way, you are in for some soul searching experiences. Following are the List of Activities guest can indulge at Vihangama Boat Ride, Cycle Trails, Cozy Hut, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Swimming, Fishing, Tennikoit, Badminton, Bird Watching, Estate walk and Campfire with Music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vihangama Holiday Retreat

Address: Bharathipura Post | Thirthahalli Taluk, Shimoga 577432, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Shimoga
Price Range: $41 - $3,969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Vihangama Holiday Retreat Shimoga, Karnataka
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“The rooms by the river Tunga.”
 of 5 bubbles BShilpa, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“river facing villas are good”
 of 5 bubbles Venkatesht, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
“river side villas are good if you choose this resort”
 of 5 bubbles , May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Choose river side villa”
 of 5 bubbles 378supreeths, Feb 26, 2016 | Read review
“River side villas have very nice view but they are very small and beds can't even accommodate a family with two kids.”
 of 5 bubbles archanamishra7, Oct 5, 2015 | Read review
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