Kodaikanal Hotels

Pine Borough Inn, Kodaikanal

Rifle Range Road, Naidupuram, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101

Ranked 19 amongst 387 hotels in Kodaikanal

5.5/7 757 Reviews
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Destination
5.9 / 7
Location
5.6 / 7
Appearance
5.7 / 7
Front Office
5.7 / 7
Service
5.6 / 7
Room
5.6 / 7
Food & Drink
5.4 / 7
Activities
4.9 / 7

Pine Borough Inn Video Reviews (3)

Harsh Khadloya

Chennai
1 Review

"Nice hotel though congested roo..."

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5.0 /7
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Anshul Karwa

India
12 Reviews | 7 Readers

"Comfortable stay with perfect l..."

01:48
Overall Rating
6.0 /7
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Vishnu

 
155 Reviews | 8 Readers

"Excellent hotel with good activ..."

01:57
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7.0 /7
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Pine Borough Inn Reviews (757)


Chennai

"Good stay and excellent facilities"

5.6/7
Posted 7 days ago

I stayed in Pine Borough Inn in the month of june 2016. It was my holiday trip with family. The city Kodaikanal was average. The hotel location was average. The appearance of the hotel was average. Hotel front office was good since they are always available with correct information. I booked this room directly at hotel. I would rate the services in the hotel were very good with immediate response. The hotel room was very good because of nice view and facilities. The food in the hotel was average.

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"Good but faced problem in the room"

5.6/7
Posted 7 days ago

I went to Kodaikanal during the month of January 2017 and booked the rooms in the Pine Borough Inn. It was my holiday trip with family. My travel destination was average. I would rate the location as average. The appearance of the hotel was average. I would rate the front desk staff as very good as they are friendly and provided correct information. I booked this room directly at hotel. The house keeping services in the hotel were good because of responsible quick service. The rooms at the hotel were good because of facilities and decoration. I would rate food as good because of taste and price is not high.

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"Overall the stay was good and recommendable"

6.3/7
Posted 7 days ago

I had been to Kodaikanal in the month of January 2017 and stayed in the Pine Borough Inn. It was my holiday trip with family. My travel destination was very good with necessary comforts. I would rate the location as good because it is at main center. The appearance of the hotel was average. Hotel front office was very good as they will respond quickly with appropriate information. I booked this room directly at hotel. The services which were provided in the hotel were very good because of quick response and politeness. Rooms which we stayed in were very good because of available facilities. I would rate food as very good, here we can get more local varieties.

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1 Review

"Good room and quality food"

5.4/7
Posted 7 days ago

We visited this hotel in the month of December. It was a relaxation trip. The destination was good. The site of the hotel was good. The outlook of the hotel was very good. The reception and front office service were very good as there was no delay in check-in and checkout. The rooms we were provided were good and was neat. The staff at the hotel were good. The food and drink provided by the hotel were good and we were served both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. The overall service provided by the hotel were good.

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"Good reception and nice front office"

6.3/7
Posted 7 days ago

We stayed at this hotel in the month of February. This was a holiday trip with family. The destination was very good. The site of the hotel was excellent. The front office and reception service were excellent as well. The sight of the hotel was very good; it was very attractive while looking. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and responsive to our needs. The food and drink provided in the hotel were very good. The overall service provided by the hotel were excellent.

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"Nice Stay and Accommodation"

5.4/7
Posted 19 days ago

My visit to Kodaikanal in the month of January 2017 and stayed in the Pine Borough Inn. It was my holiday trip with family. The city Kodaikanal was average. I would rate the location as very good transportation is easy from this place. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as average. The staff at the reception was good as they are polite and responsive. I booked my room direct at hotel. I would rate the services in the hotel were very good with immediate response. The hotel room was average. The hotel food was very good because price is very comfortable with more varieties.

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1 Review

"Good hotel to stay with family"

4.8/7
Posted 26 days ago

I made a stay at this hotel in the month of January 2017 for holiday visit with family. The destination was good since the sightseeing places were good. The location of the hotel was good as there was no problem in reaching this hotel and landscape was good. The appearance of this hotel was good since the interior was good. The booking and front office was very good since the staff were very responsive, courteous. It was a direct booking. The room allotted to me was good as the interior was very good and it was maintained well. The staff at this hotel were good but I did not take much service. Food at this hotel was average as it was very expensive. They provided the complimentary breakfast. There was a kid park and games were good. I suggest this hotel to other travellers as this is the good place to stay with family. My overall experience was good at this hotel.

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"Very good hotel with tasty food"

5.0/7
Posted 26 days ago

I had been to Kodaikanal in the month of January 2017. It was holiday trip with family. Kodaikanal as a destination was good, as I liked lake. The location of the hotel was good, as it was close to city. The appearance of the hotel was good, since it was neat. Booking and front office was good, since the staff were friendly. I booked it online through yatra. The room service was good, while they were prompt. The room allotted to me was very good, as it was well maintained. The food provided in the hotel was very good in taste and quality, they provided complimentary breakfast. Overall experience was very good.

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Top Reviews of Pine Borough Inn


1 Review | 3 Readers

"Up there, on almost all counts!"

6.1/7
Posted 1 year ago

December probably isn't the best of times to visit Kodai. But we had a pleasant stay here in PBI, courtesy the warmth of staff, and the enjoyable variety of breakfast food. Hot water is not an issue, but some rooms could be cooler as they get very little sunshine, like the one we stayed. But finally it was a choice between spacious bunker beds and the sunshine or hill view, and we took the former. Our boys-aged 11 and 8, were immediately off to explore on their own, and also made some friends in the games room cum library. They did report on the dog, the ducks, the goats and the guinea-pigs; and the outdoor shuttle-court. We went sight-seeing in the mornings, lunched in different restaurants nearby and spent lazy afternoons within the PBI hotel premises; no complaints from the kids, as they engaged themselves in indoor games. Our gracious host did show us around on the final day of our 4-day visit; the nursery and the garden, and all that our kids had reported earlier. Not for the aged to explore on their own, as the paths could get somewhat sloping down. Definitely would love to visit again. Maybe in summer, if possible.

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Chennai
3 Reviews | 2307 Readers

"Excellent and homely place to relax"

6.5/7
Posted 2 years ago

Pine Borough Inn our second home. It was always wonderful experience at Pine Borough Inn. We originally booked a big bungalow in Kodaikanal, however we felt it was too weird, damp and dirty and wanted to cancel our trip and go back. We asked our guide for an alternate place to stay. Our guide took us to Pine Borough Inn. Thanks to him for having us introduced to this excellent place. The place was warm and cosy. The rooms were very clean and we occupied a room with a bunker bed, our kids enjoyed the most. What more, the buffet breakfast was very tasty and rendered a family atmosphere. The attenders were very kind and courteous, always willing to help. There was an indoor play area, with all the necessary amenities, we enjoyed to our heart's content in the play area. Most days, we played table tennis past mid-night and the room was shielded so well that other guests are not disturbed. It is a pleasure to walk down hill in Pine Borough Inn to enjoy the fresh air. You would notice friendly feathered creatures, they walk with you. You have swings and see-saws to relax. From then on, we made it a point to stay at Pine Borough Inn every time we visit Kodai. We came and stayed with our friends families. On one instance, we came as 2 families, with 8 members (4 adults & 4 kids). The owner helped us to occupy two adjacent rooms with connecting passage in between. It was an amazing time with both families enjoying each others company in the comfort of Kodaikanal. The flower gardens are trimmed and well-maintained. The attenders help you with a variety of mouth-watering dishes at odd times of the day. What more, we receive greetings for Christmas and New Year and it feels good to know that you are remembered at Pine Borough Inn. Just before, I filled this section, our family was living through the memory lanes viewing and enjoying the pictures of Kodai and our special place, Pine Borough Inn. In short, Pine Borough Inn is our second home.

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Delhi
1 Review

"Pleasant stay for decent price"

5.9/7
Posted 1 year ago

We went to the hotel for about 2 nights with my full family. Our welcome was good and the hotel was also good. The food was great especially the owner of hotel was keeping on asking about facility and any requirement. The dogs there was very playful and loves carrots. Overall i would say that i wish to visit again to pine borough next time.

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Delhi
1 Review | 54 Readers

"Excellent rooms and a pleasant experience"

6.4/7
Posted 2 years ago

We visited Kodaikanal and based on TripAdvisor reviews we choose Pine Borough Inn. Me and my wife had booked the room for 3 days. Before actually reaching Kodaikanal, we received a call from our taxi driver (kennedy) who said that he would be picking us up from Kodaikanal bus stand. We had a very pleasant stay in this Inn. As far as the Inn is concerned, I liked the hospitality of the staff, the rooms are excellent especially with the wood panel and stone walls. It actually gives a feel of the old type of Inn. The breakfast served was very good, hot and fresh everyday. We stayed for 3 days and the breakfast was complementary on all 3 days. All facilities provided were as advertised and there was nothing lacking in the amenities. Clean beds and rooms. Hot water facility was available all the time. I also liked the landscaped garden, nursery of plants. There is also a small library and club with Chess, Carom, table tennis, shuttle badminton court, basketball among others. We also had a very helpful taxi driver (kennedy) who was our driver, guide and photographer all in one. He picked us from the time we arrived in Kodaikanal and we went in the same taxi for all 3 days covering all places that could be covered in Kodaikanal. Finally, the same taxi driver also dropped us till Coimbatore from where we had an onward journey. In Summary, the entire trip was memorable and we fully enjoyed our stay at Pine Borough Inn. I would definitely recommend this Inn as it is suitable for all types, couples, family and even for Solo travellers.

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Delhi
1 Review | 2 Readers

"Good hotel to spend quality time"

6.3/7
Posted 2 years ago

Overall had great time at Kodaikanal with my family. Visited there for the first and stayed Pine Borough Inn for 2 days and 1 night. It was a pleasant stay and same time lot to do and see at city. I liked the ambiance and service of the hotel. Staff was very cooperative and welcoming. Just that food was not up to the level. I was expecting some different and multiple options in the breakfast but, it was regular South Indian food and Bread butter Jam was available. Hope hotel staff will look into the same and improve accordingly. Otherwise I will recommend the hotel for those who doesn't want to stay inside the main part of the city and wanted to spend reasonable time in the hotel because they have a lot to offer like play area (indoor and outdoor) for elder, kids play area, huge garden area to relax, reading area, peaceful location etc.

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Pine Borough Inn Overview

A 3-star resort situated on the Rifle Range Road, Kodaikanal, in the middle of landscaped gardens is just 2 km from Bear Shola Falls. The resort offers a host of entertainment activities for their guests. Read a book of your favourite author, play a mind-engaging game of chess or try your hand at a game of table tennis. One can also try some out....
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