The Serai, Chikmagalur

Mugthihalli Post, K M Road, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577133

Ranked 1 of 360 hotels in Chikmagalur

The Serai,Chikmagalur
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62 Reviews | 140 Readers

Luxury at its best

Posted 8 May, 2017

To start with the location. Amidst the coffee plantations and within them lies The Serai meaning Travelers rest place And it is a rejuvenating and a resting abode. Was greeted at the entrance with a nice welcome drink and a garland. Check in process was smooth and was taken directly to our villa and was surprised to see such a warm pleasant entry. The villa is huge. At the entrance straight you have the king bed at a height and nice cushioned sofa in the corner giving the view of a forest kind terrain. Behind is the luxurious huge bathroom also attached at the exterior is an open air rain shower. Further, You head down where you have the hall and the private pool with a small lawn, Dining was experience was good. It was an American Plan all inclusive. Served with flavors and also they were keen to service every guest. Professionalism at its best. Did cater to our needs personally. The must try is their spa. Pure coffee powdered scrubs for couples, expensive but worth it when you come out with a flawless skin and an aroma of coffee over the skin. Also is their own common pool which is similar to an infinity. Also serves F&B buy the pool. The lawns are pretty big and vast and also they let you take their bicycles for a ride within the property. For the evenings, the showcased some local folk art dances and some extra curricular activities too which was fun. And to call it a night a blissful sleep. Loved everything about this place. From the time of check in till check out everything was personally attended. Will surely head back to trying the other properties of The Serai and I'm sure to have the same experience. See you soon. Room Tip: Estate Villa Terrace Pool

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1 Review | 2591 Readers

Serai... a word that for me is now synonymous with...

Posted 30 Aug, 2010

Serai... a word that for me is now synonymous with tranquility and thought-provoking scenery. The locale simply takes your breath away.... surrounded among acres of coffee, pepper and bamboo, it is unobtrusive nature at its best. And the individually constructed private chalets are a delightful surprise for one seeking solace from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. Tasteful and elegant, the colours and decor are designed to sooth the senses while drawing out an appreciation of the eco-friendly sensibilities displayed... right from the straw-mat clad ceiling to the rich wooden floor made from fallen or dead rosewood trees collected over 2 decades.

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3 Reviews | 6995 Readers

check in to check out was great. I was anxious abo...

Posted 28 Apr, 2011

check in to check out was great. I was anxious about food because we are vegeterians. the food was great , excellent. My next worry was about the cleanliness of the pool. Serai scored excellent on that. Friendly staff. The kids play area . pool tables. walk around inside the resort. value for money - for a relaxed holiday with kids

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1 Review | 3360 Readers

Food quality was very good and staff were helpful

Posted 4 Jan, 2015

The location of the hotel was very quiet and peaceful. Staff behaviour was good. They were helpful and friendly. The hotel was located about 20 minutes from the Bus Stand. The hotel picked us up from the bus stand. There were not many activities in the hotel. There was no delay in check-in and check-out procedure. The appearance of the hotel was very good. The room was spacious, neat, clean and well-maintained. There was no view out of the room. Basic amenities in the room were working properly. Washroom and bedding were neat and clean. The food quality was very good. They had both veg and non veg food. Everything in the hotel was slightly expensive.

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8 Reviews | 11045 Readers

Perfect place to celebrate special occasions

Posted 16 Feb, 2016

Myself and my wife were here to celebrate our Anniversary! A superb property, beautifully maintained, good service. Serai has around 4 resorts. This is a perfect place to celebrate one's special occasion. Very friendly and supportive staff. The food was good as well. They will also arrange for special romantic dinners on request. Overall happy and satisfied with the property and service. This is 10 km away from the city and it is easy to locate. Keep looking out for deals on their website.

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The Serai is ranked #1 among the 360 hotels in Chikmagalur with an average rating of 6.2 out of 7. It is one of the 3, 5-star Resorts in Chikmagalur. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 89 photos and 148 text reviews and is rated top for its Room, Appearance and Service. 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 22,900 to Rs 24,300 per night. The hotel offer 70 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 (47%) and Couple (36%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 65% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 22% 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.

The Serai is located at KM Road . Chintamani Saraswati Temple (2 Kms), Shri Ramanjneya Temple (2 Kms), Balamuri Ganpati Temple (4 Kms), Bolarameshwara Temple (4 Kms) and Sri Venkataramana Swamy Temple (4 Kms) 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, Parking Facility, Restaurant, Doctor On Call 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.

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