We had fixed my Nephew's wedding at SAJ on the 29th of April 2013 and had booked the resort almost completely to accomodate all our guests and to conduct all wedding related functions at the various beautiful locales well within the resort.
The Common areas in the resort are beautifully maintained and the room interiors are modest but neat and clean.
The linen provided is excellent and the hospitality is also good. The resort manager Mr.Rikov is dynamic and responds quite well to guests' needs.
The best part is the Food - This resort is a pure vegetarian's delight. The taste, quality and variety of the food here truly titillates the taste buds and makes us feel wanting to head for the restaurants again and again.
The few negative points that I felt were:
1.) When I needed to use the resort's computer and take out a few print outs, the front office guy's response was very unfriendly and he said "Printouts are not allowed" - which is very impractical.
2.) The entry to the resort is a very steep incline and I would definitely suggest the management to have parallel steps on the side-walk.
I would definitely love to be at Saj for its Food whenever time takes me again to Mahabaleshwar :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Saj Resort is located at Panchgani Road, Metgutad, just a few minutes away from the lake and main market. The nearest airport at Pune is about 120 kilometers away.Set amidst refreshing lush green surroundings, the resort offers 78 tastefully decorated rooms. Guests can choose from Luxury Ac,Luxury Ac with Balcony and Ac Cottages. While all rooms are appointed with modern amenities such as LCD Television and attached bathroom with hot and cold water,Tea & Coffee maker some rooms additionally have a sit-out area.Dining can be a delightful experience at the two on-site restaurants.We have a Coffee shop and a restaurant to satiate your hunger and delight your taste buds that serve various Vegetarian Cuisines ranging from an authentic Mughlai, Chinese, and Continental and also still serving the famous Gujarati Thali which made Saj Resort famous for its food & hospitality. Room service adds to the comfort of the guests.The resort features two conference halls that are well equipped to address the modern business requirements. The larger of the two halls can accommodate up to 300 guests. Private functions such as wedding ceremonies can be organized in the landscaped lawns.A dip in the swimming pool is an ideal way to start the day. The Vyom Spa offers guests an unparalleled experience in an environment of luxury and pampering. At the Spa, you can look forward to discovering holistic natural therapy, a combination of Ayurvedic, Oriental and Western Traditional Spa Treatments. Sessions at the Spa offer relaxation and rejuvenation to create a balance between the body and mind.For those wishing to continue their daily workout routine, Resort offers a fully equipped fitness center. The fitness facilities of our hotel gym include treadmill, multipurpose training unit,Spinning cycle. The Resort also provides a recreation room consists of a pool table, carom, and many other activities to unwind.An evening at the Royal Garden is sure to lift your spirits at the end of a hectic day.Other facilities offered are laundry service,car parking and 24-hour front desk,Internet Access through Wi-Fi.Relative Positions Bus Stand - 5km. Veena Lake -3km. Panchgani -14 km. Pratapgad Fort - 28 km. Pune- 120 km. Mumbai - 270 km. ... more less
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