Citrus Hotel Mahabaleshwar, Mahabaleshwar
L.C. Dsouza Road, Mahabaleshwar (Tapola road, Aaram chowk Mahabaleshwar
I started my trip with apprehensions about credibility of Mahabaleshwar as a hill station (as I'm an avid lover of the majestic Himalayas). However, once I reached there, my fears disappeared. Place is quaint in the lap of mother nature, not much commercialization has happened thus pollution-free. We reached hotel at around 1:30 in the afternoon, were greeted by the hotel staff and were allotted well appointed rooms immediately. Hotel location is a big plus (not far from the main market yet away from hustle-bustle and noise). Property is very attractive, a huge colonial bungalow as the main section (with suites, reception, restaurant & entertainment area) with a relatively new constructed wing comprising of deluxe and superior rooms in the back side. Greenery everywhere with seasonal flowers at full bloom. A well maintained swimming pool, enticed my son and relatives to take a plunge but they were out soon as the water was cool and it was late in the evening. Breakfast spread (included in plan) was well thought of with variations everyday and the dinner buffet comprised of variety with excellent preparations. Food quality & room service were good and quick. Other entertainment source included Table Tennis, video games, chess, carrom, cycling, small football zone, etc and a hammock in the front lawn. Rooms were clean, with all the amenities (tea/coffee maker, in room payable food items, cable TV, etc). Toilets were good with all new fittings, a glass partition for bathing area & abundant toiletries (conditioner, shampoos, etc). Linen/Towel/napkins were very clean and extra/replacement were available on a call. Hotel has ample parking space and is very close (approx. 100 mts) to the most happening place of the town (main market). Perfect for a group/family holiday, everything available, any kind of food could be ordered. What else one needs! :-) Only drawback is that on Tuesdays, there is a local market arranged on the street in front of the hotel, which restricts the vehicles entry on the road and to the hotel. Nearest parking place is around 100 meters away, which is manageable. However, the senior citizens and people with walking disabilities might like to keep it in mind while planning their trip. Would highly recommend and like to revisit & stay at, in future.
With Mumbai's climate getting all hot! We decided to chuck the summer heat and enjoy some cool pleasant climate at some hill top. And yes, Mahabaleshwar it! Though its a long journey, but we were all excited to be there. It took a long tiring 5 hrs drive to the hill top. All drained we reached the Citrus Chambers (as it states in Google Map) and looking at the surrounding of the hotel we felt refreshed. We took a little tour of the property and seeing the pool couldn’t hold ourselves to take a jump. The pool was fun! It has there goal posts for play. I am sure if you have a gang its gonna be a hell of fun!. The next amazing thing was the bed, it was soft as compared to any other hotel. Wish I could keep lying there all day. The room was cosy and comfy. It had these antique doors that gave that classic look. After long journey and dip in the pool we were super hungry. The best thing of this hotel is that they have 24 hrs room service. So, we ordered for a chicken chilly and only one word for it 'heaven'! The best food and generous quantity. Ordering is always confusing however the staff was very nice and helpful. Also, we wanted to watch a movie that was in the pendrive and our room TV was not supporting it. So, when asked for a way out to the staff he replaced the whole set-up for us. That's so sweet! This completely depends on availability. Amazing place, its pleasant in summers. If we are sportive or love nature it is a place for you. Don’t miss out on Go-karting, dirt biking, paint ball (with group), boating at Venna Lake and Horse riding. Visit to Mapro factory and garden is a must. And if you are at Mapro garden don’t forget to sip on strawberry thick shake. Relishing it is! However, we stayed for a day and missed out on many things we could do. In my next visit I will definitely would want to visit the Theme park/Water park (on my way), Velocity entertainment and going to table point. Citrus is the place at Mahabaleshwar. If you are staying there, no need to worry for anything. Even if you forget your brush the staff will get one for you. It's a calm place and w had fun and hoping the ones reading my review enjoy it too. Just one thing don’t annoy the monkeys. Hehe!
I booked 15 rooms for my 45 guests with all meals plan at Citrus Chambers for one of the conference of the Nagpur ICAI, during 18th August 2011 to 23rd August 2011 as i was the Incharge & Chairman for the same. It was a Conference cum Leasiure family gathering of Chartered Accountants families of Nagpur consisting of womens & small childrens also. We had a fantastic time at Mahabalehwar and Citrus Chambers. The Hotel was very elegantly decorated with a beautiful lobby. On arrival at midnight on 3.00 am we were welcomed by the full staff of the hotel including the General Manager. On entering the rooms, i found that the rooms were quite spacious and the layout of room was very well planned. The rooms were well decorated with all the facilities. Amazingly the Rooms were so well maintained that there was more than less than normal smell, which is usually there in the times of monsoon in the hill stations. The food quality was awesome & all our guests enjoyed the delicious food very much. Infact i can say the variety & quality of food was the show stealler. More than 100% marks for the delicious wide ranging quality food.The Staff was very couertous and helpful. The Hotel staff was available in midnight also to provide for milk for childrens. One of our guests had fast on 22nd & asked me for something which can be eaten in fast. I asked the hotel people in night at 8 pm of 21st Aug & they immidiately changed the menu for the next morning & whole day. Infact they specially prepared Aallu Paratha which was not there in the menu & packed it for our guests who went for sight seeing & eat only one time on the day of fast. The swimming pool was clean & propperly maintained even during these time of heavy monsoon & that was incredible on the hotel part as our guests enjoyed swimming also. The housekeeping staff also deserve kudos for maintaining the hotel & rooms so well during Monsoon time. The Conference hall was very well decorated & hotel aaranged a Magic Show on their own for the childrens of our group & also on our request arranged a DJ night for our Guests. The inhouse Spa was very well maintained with an expert technician & was value for money. We had 7 cars with drivers & the hotel provided woolen sheets for night & Hot water facility with washroom for all of them. The only thing which i found lacking was shortage of recreational indoor games like carrom, Table Tennis, Badminton, Pool Table etc & asked the hotel management to make provision for that in my suggestion form also. The hotel does have a beautiful playing area for childrens where childrens from our group enjoyed very much, but for people staying more than 1 night, something more is needed.In all we had a fantastic stay at Citrus Chambers and enjoyed a lot there. I personally recommend Citrus Chambers for people with family who can enjoy thier stay in the beautiful & serene Mahableshwar hassle free & enjoy their holidays to the fullest.
The hotel location was very well accessible and in the middle of the city. There was no issue in finding the hotel. There was absolutely no delay in check-in and check-out. The appearance of the hotel was pretty. It was a well maintained property surrounded with garden. They had also provided the Wi-Fi connectivity. The staff and services were great as they were friendly and approachable. They were on time for our request. The hotel provided welcome breakfast as complimentary. The hotel food was very good with huge varieties of cuisine. They had buffet system for food. The hotel had a swimming pool which was maintained very well. The room had a mini bar with balcony and it was also very spacious, neat and clean. The geyser, refrigerator and other amenities were provided and well maintained. The overall stay was value for money. We didn't opt for sightseeing. I would like to recommend this hotel to other tourist too.
Just a great place to spend your vacation & is a no brainer as its close proximity with market & easy access. The property is lovely from exterior & well-decorated interiors as well. The check-in was swift & given a good welcome with welcome drink being served. An awesome place to stay with nostalgic British-era rooms giving one that historical throwback angle. Neat, clean & spacious rooms with good, comfortable beds & clean linen. The bathrooms were clean, hygienic with running hot water. Electricity is a problem in Mahabaleshwar with many power cuts, this property had its own generator also. Food was very tasty and amazing. The service was brilliant with staff going out of its way to help us.
Citrus Hotel Mahabaleshwar is ranked #6 among the 487 hotels in Mahabaleshwar with an average rating of 5.8 out of 7. It is one of the 38, 3-star in Mahabaleshwar. It is part of the "Citrus Hotels & Resorts " chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 73 photos and 180 text reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Location and Appearance. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 8,300 to Rs 8,500 per night. The hotel offer 29 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (53%) and Couple (35%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 54% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 21% have rated the ambience as romantic.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.
Citrus Hotel Mahabaleshwar is located at Satara Road . Shankar Temple (0 Km), Baghdad Point (0 Km), On Wheelz (1 Km), Janni Mata Mandir (1 Km) and 445 Church (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.
Other amenities include Laundry Services, Doctor On Call, Restaurant, Room Service and Travel Assistance. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
HolidayIQ Reviewer Kaushik Saha says, “Hardly looks like a fort anymore; If one goes there with the usual idea of what a fort should look like, with their ramparts, cannons, armories, stables for horses and elephants, prisons or dungeons, etc. Read More
HolidayIQ Reviewer Rakhi Yadav adds, “Good place for a long drive; It was really very dangerous to drive there in the evening as the environment is foggy. We visited the fort and was not worth a visit. The food here is really expensive. It's f Read More