Coorg Hotels

Serene Homestay, Coorg

Poojakal, Kutta, South Coorg, Karnataka 571213

Ranked 35 amongst 930 hotels in Coorg

5.9/7 172 Reviews
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Serene Homestay Overview

Started by Prakash and Navya back in 2007, Serene Homestay in Coorg is a one-of-a-kind homestay that attempts to bring together the comfort of home with the leisure of a holiday. The hosts of this lodging are an added advantage, as they come with vast knowledge of the local fare and can direct you to the best coffee around.

The property that is set at the foothills of the Brahmagiri hills among fragrant coffee estates offers utmost comfort to its guests. Navya and Prakash serve their guests the local Coorg cuisine, in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian variations that are served in a home-cooked style. Serene Homestay is the ideal choice for vacationers, looking to holiday in the comfort of something close to their own home.


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Destination
6.0 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
6.0 / 7
Front Office
5.9 / 7
Service
6.2 / 7
Room
6.0 / 7
Food & Drink
6.2 / 7
Activities
4.9 / 7

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"Good location and clean rooms"

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Serene Homestay Reviews (172)


Chennai
1 Review

"Nice room with very good outlook"

4.8/7
Posted 28 Mar

We traveled to this hotel in the month of February. The destination was excellent. The location of the hotel was good. The ambiance of the hotel was good, the interior and exterior were good. The rooms provided were very good. The amenities provided in the room were in proper working condition. The service provided at the hotel were good and we were satisfied with those service provided. The food and drink that was provided by the hotel were average. There was complimentary breakfast that was provided by the hotel.

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"Good hotel with complimentary breakfast"

6.3/7
Posted 7 Mar

We had really good stay in this hotel was amazing, clean, and comfortable. In this hotel we were stayed in the month of February and it was holiday vacation with family. The destinations were very good. The hotel location was very nice spot and best way to reach this hotel by private vehicle. Reception was excellent the staff's was friendly and co-operative. We booked the hotel by online. The appearance was good and well maintained and modern. Rooms and facility were small and good it was clean and convenience. Service was also very nice they were helpful and on time. The food and drinks were also excellent and I like it and there were complimentary breakfast also. There were other activities was available and it was good. Highly recommend to all the community. I was very pleased with my stay. The overall experience was fine.

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Bangalore
1 Review

"Excellent stay with nice place"

7.0/7
Posted 7 Mar

February was the month when I visited this hotel along with my friends. The hotel location was excellent its located within coffee estate. The hotel appearance was good and clean well maintained. Front office was good as very hospitality. Book had done by online. The room itself was a generous size and overlooked the local area. I would rate room service good as the staff’s were polite and helpful. The food was good and homely. The overall experience was very good.

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1 Review

"Good hotel with Great location"

6.0/7
Posted 7 Mar

I had visited the hotel in month of February for holiday with my family. The destination was beautiful place. The hotel location was excellent as there was amazing plantation. The best way to reach the hotel was through car. The hotel appearance was like vintage building. The hotel welcome was done very nicely. The hotel booking was through online. The rooms were neat and clean. The overall service was nice. The food was great in taste as pork was very tasty and chicken gravy was nice even the curd was fresh. as there was all in door animates were there in the hotel but we didn't use it the overall experience was great as the best thing was plantation

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Bangalore
1 Review

"I liked the reception and room"

4.5/7
Posted 15 Feb

I had been to Coorg in the month of January 2017 and stayed in the Serene Homestay. It was my holiday trip with family. I would rate the destination as average. The hotel location was very good as it is nearest to the market place. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as average. Hotel front office was very good as they will respond quickly with appropriate information. I booked my room direct at hotel. I would rate the services in the hotel were good because of availability of service. The hotel room was average. The food in the hotel was very good because we can get fresh and tasty food.

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Chennai
2 Reviews | 1 Reader

"Excellent staff and service in the hotel"

4.4/7
Posted 12 Feb

I went to Coorg during the month of January 2017 and booked the rooms in the Serene Homestay . It was my holiday trip with family. I would rate the destination as very good. I would rate the location as very good transportation is easy from this place. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as good as it is very clean. Hotel front office was good since they are always available with correct information. I booked this hotel via online. The house keeping services in the hotel were very good but need to extend the availability. 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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"Excellent service and very good stay"

5.9/7
Posted 8 Feb

I travelled to Coorg in the month of January 2017. It was holiday trip. I really liked the destination it was good, as I liked the Idukki waterfalls. My location of the hotel was excellent, while it was surrounded by coffee and tea estate. The appearance of the hotel was very good, since it was neat. The front office at this hotel was very good, as the staffs were friendly and hospitality was good. I booked it online through website. Overall services at this hotel were excellent, as staffs were responsive, quick to attend us, hospitality was good and they prepared us whatever we asked which was not there in menu also. The room at this hotel was very good, since it was very spacious with all amenities in working condition. The buffet provided at this hotel was good in taste, they provided complimentary breakfast. There was campfire in the hotel. I would suggest the management to provide Wi-Fi facility. Overall stay at this hotel was very good.

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"Nice and good experience at this hotel"

5.4/7
Posted 7 Feb

I had been to this hotel in the month of January 2017 for holiday trip with family. The destination was very good since the surroundings were good. The location of this hotel was very good as the coffee garden was good. The appearance of the hotel was very good as interior and exterior was good. Booking and front office at this hotel was very good as they were very friendly in response. It was an online booking through coorg home stay. The services at this hotel were very good since they were quick. The room provided at this hotel was very good since it was maintained well with good amenities. The food provided at this hotel was very good as it was good in taste and quality. I suggest this hotel to other travellers as it was a good hotel to stay. Overall experience was good.

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Bangalore
1 Review

"Comfortable stay and good services by the staff"

5.3/7
Posted 7 Feb

I went to Coorg in the month of January 2017. It was personnel trip with family. My travel destination was very good, as I liked the place. The hotel location was good, since it was centrally located and close to tourist places. The best way to reach the hotel is by car. The appearance of the hotel was good, while it looked new. Front office was good, as they were quick. I booked it through online. Room service in the hotel was good, as they were helpful. The room was very good, since it was clean. The food served in the hotel was very good in taste, they provided complimentary breakfast. Overall stay at this hotel was good.

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1 Review

"Good hotel and I had a pleasant stay"

5.5/7
Posted 7 Feb

I went to Coorg in the month of January 2017. It was holiday trip with family for adventurous purpose. My hotel destination was very good, as it was wonderful destination. I would rate hotel location very good, since it was centrally located. Interior and exterior appearance of the hotel was good, while it was looked clean. Booking and front office would be good, as they were friendly. The room which I stayed was good, as it was spacious with all amenities. The service in the hotel was good, since staffs were helpful. Food in the hotel was very good in taste. There was pickup and drop facility but I did not avail it. I booked it through online. It was a good stay with family.

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Top Reviews of Serene Homestay


Bangalore
1 Review | 291 Readers

"Serene place with comfortable stay & best food"

6.0/7
Posted 28 Sep, 2015

This is the third time we are visiting Coorg. We visited in the middle of July 2015, best time with incessant rains, drenching the Western Ghats, resplendent with Greenery, surrounded by Forests, Coffee/Tea Estates, Full flowing Cauvery River. This is the first time we are staying in Serene Homes and the best ever so far in our case. From the time we started our journey from Bangalore, Navya had been on the call enquiring throughout, about our safe journey to Serene Homestay (Which is in interior South Coorg). Approach roads throughout has been quite good barring very small patches. Prakash greeted us personally as soon as we reached the HS, in the night and they had made all arrangements for our comfortable stay. This place is in the midst of a Coffee Estate (advisable to use Google Navigation to get there). Approach drive through forest on one side and estates on the other is also enjoyable, frequented by Elephants. In fact we had a sighting of Elephant crossing the road on our approach to Serene Homes in the night. Rooms were spacious enough to accommodate 7 of us, clean and comfortable. Very responsive servants. Variety, quality and taste of food was excellent. Water Rafting places is nearby (approx. 20-30 mins by drive). Nice Rafting experience with family and friends. Initially some of us had hesitation but, with trained professionals, the experience was awesome and memorable. Looking forward for more such outings. Special thanks to Prakash, his friend Dilip and Water Rafting Nitin and team for their help when we had some issues with our vehicle. Last but not the least, friendly dog Buddy, loved especially by kids. Overall the entire stay was very nice. Prakash and Navya hospitality was excellent in the true tradition of famed Coorg hospitality. Highly recommended.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 205 Readers

"Relaxing stay & awesome food"

6.0/7
Posted 28 Jan, 2016

It was a quick plan for a Christmas outing to Coorg and almost every resort/homestays were full. Luckily we got accommodation in Serene Homestay. We were a group of 3 couples with 3 kids and we had our own apprehensions as it was a hurried call. But upon reaching Serene Homestay we were relaxed and excited. Even if it was December, weather was dry and warm. But the travel through Nagarhole National Park was scenic and we enjoyed every bit driving through the forest. The homestay is located inside a huge coffee estate and we were impressed at the well-maintained property. The rooms including the bathrooms were clean. There was a small kids play area where kids enjoyed a lot. Apart from that there is a small basket ball court. But the highlight was the small stream down the property and we including kids enjoyed a lot playing in the cold freezing water. The walk through the mud road going down to the stream through the coffee estate was rejuvenating. We reached the homestay afternoon and planned to go to Iruppu falls in the evening, but just preferred staying back in the homestay relaxing. The dinner was splendid and they served more than enough which we could have. The host already took our preference and we preferred the local flavor with the Coorg special pork curry, which was indeed splendid and we devoured every bit of it. Next day breakfast too was good. We wanted to spend more time in homestay, but our travel plan was packed so we had to leave the homestay after breakfast. For our next visit to Coorg for sure, we will not add anything to our itinerary just a relaxing stay at Serene Homestay. A must visit and stay in Coorg.

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Bangalore
8 Reviews | 23211 Readers

"By far the best homestay we visited so far"

6.9/7
Posted 14 Jun, 2016

I was looking for a quick getaway and I was constantly hunting for suitable options. One of my colleague's suggested to try Serene Homestay. I immediately booked and was hoping that I will be able to enjoy the holiday with my family. We had gala time in the homestay, great food, fantastic hospitality, superb hosts, simple but perfect amenities and to top it all very clean environment. I would definitely recommend this place to those who wants to get away from the city rush and want to spend some peaceful time with their loved ones. I would request the hosts to introduce lunches in the afternoon as well at extra host to complete the icing on the cake. Note: 1) Lunch is not provided so you will have to go fetch the same yourselves in the nearby restaurants (Cafe Robusta and few hotels in Kutta village area). Costs are on the moderate side but not good ambience. Food was OK though. 2) There is a small stream nearby to the homestay (300mtrs far), do not miss this place but do avoid going very early or late evening as wild animals visit this stream for water. 3) You will be provided with a soap and towels, you will have to remaining sanitary stuff. 4) Even though there was a TV in the common area it was not functional (I won't complain though)

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1 Review | 2 Readers

"Variety of food was provided"

6.6/7
Posted 15 Dec, 2016

The hotel was excellent. The service was done on time. The provided room was clean. The activity was not arranged by the hotel. The food quality was nice. The parking place was available at the hotel. The check-in and check-out process was done on time. The variety of food was provided by the hotel. I don’t have any suggestion for this hotel. The hotel location was very good. I had booked this room by travel agent.

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Bangalore
2 Reviews | 200 Readers

"Home away from home"

6.5/7
Posted 14 Jan, 2016

Situated in a beautiful coffee estate in a small town called Kutta in Coorg district, Serene homestay is a home away from home. Its an ideal location for a medium size group of 12-15. Thats because if you have that size group, you will get the whole homestay for yourself. Big courtyard in front of homestay which serves as car parking, short pitch cricket ground (they provide you with bat and ball), basketball court (basket ball is provided) and probably as coffee drying yard at some point of the year. Extremely courteous hosts. Owners will receive you themselves and take care of all your needs. Everything that they can. Clean rooms, clean toilets, clean bedsheets, clean pillow covers, clean towel and clean blankets add to the extremely good experience of staying here. To top it you have extremely comfortable mattress and pillows. Hygienic and tasty food that doesn't go heavy on your stomach. And they have power backup as well. Everything is great except for one. They don't provide lunch and the town doesn't have much options. So, incase you have kids and elderly people with you, do make some arrangements for them. You can try requesting the owners and most certainly they might oblige. Anyone who stays here should go down to the private stream that flows through the coffee estate. Also you should visit Irpu falls which is 8 kms from the homestay. If you can, walk to the falls from homestay. Walk is amazing as you almost see half of the town, inhale fresh air and get to take some amazing photos. To top it all there is almost no traffic. Buy fresh wines and honey from the town market. Extremely good honey at 3/4th the price of big brands. Haven been here twice in last 1 year and if given a chance, I would go again. Best time to visit according to me is towards the end of monsoon.

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