Mudumalai (Masinagudi) Hotels

Wild Haven Farm & Guest House, Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

Chaddapatti Masinagudi Niligiris

Ranked 5 amongst 76 hotels in Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

5.7/7 128 Reviews
Wild Haven Farm & Guest House,Mudumalai (Masinagudi)
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Destination
6.1 / 7
Location
6.1 / 7
Appearance
5.7 / 7
Front Office
5.9 / 7
Service
6.0 / 7
Room
5.7 / 7
Food & Drink
5.6 / 7
Activities
4.6 / 7

Wild Haven Farm & Guest House Reviews (128)


1 Review

"Good hotel at very good location"

5.5/7
Posted 13 Apr

I had stayed in this hotel in the month of December on a holiday trip with friends. The destination was very good. The location of the hotel was very good. The overall experience of the stay was good. The reception was good. The open lounge was quiet good. The service was good. The room was good and well decorated. The food was good. I had done my booking directly. The activities were very good. Wi-Fi was available. I would suggest this hotel to other travellers for a good stay for holidays.

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"Good hotel with calm environment"

6.1/7
Posted 13 Apr

It was a family trip in the month of December. Everything about the hotel was good. The environment of the hotel was very good as it was calm. The appearance of the hotel was good. The booking and front office services were good as they were co-operative. The services provided were very good as they were helpful and co-operative. The rooms provided were very good as it was neat and clean. The destination was very good. The food and drink was very good. The hotel had provided pick up and drop facilities. The overall experience at the hotel was very good.

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"Good hotel with excellent food"

5.4/7
Posted 13 Apr

We had been to this hotel in December as a holiday trip with family. The destination of the hotel was very good and calm and wild life around was beautiful. The location of the hotel was good. The appearance of the hotel was good. They have separate bungalows and villas for separate guests. The booking and front office services of the hotel were very good. The reception looks very nice. The overall services offered by the hotel were very good. The staff's of the hotel were very soft and very courteous. The room provided was good as it was well maintained. It was clean and spacious. The food and drinks provided by the hotel was very good. They provided both non-vegetarian and vegetarian food. The quantity and quality of the food was excellent. The activities provided by hotel were average. Wi-Fi facility was not available. The overall experience was very good.

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"Good and nice spacious hotel"

6.1/7
Posted 25 Mar

We visited the hotel in the month of February. It was a holiday trip with family. The location of the hotel was average. The appearance of the hotel was very good and was attractive. The front office and booking services were very good. There were no many services provided by the hotel. There was no restaurant was available in the hotel. The rooms that were provided were excellent and were well maintained. There were no pickup and drop services that were provided by the hotel. There were no activities provided by the hotel.

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"Good hotel with excellent rooms"

6.5/7
Posted 21 Mar

I had been to this place in the month of February with my friends and it was a holiday trip while it was an adventurous as well relaxation trip. The destination was excellent and the wild life sanctuary was best place. The hotel location was excellent and surrounding was clean. The best way to reach the place was by car or by bus. The appearance of the hotel was good and the interior was maintained well. The reception area was excellent and the staff's were very friendly and helpful. The Room was excellent and it was scenario place, we could see animals from the room. It was an online booking. The service was excellent and it was clean neat, food and drinks were excellent and it was so quality and taste. The breakfast was good and it was complimentary. The view of the animals from the room balcony was really good and the ventilation was good. Travel desk facility was available in that hotel. The overall service at the hotel was good and very nice hospitality.

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"Very good hotel with good rooms"

5.6/7
Posted 17 Mar

We had been to this hotel in the month of February. The destination of the hotel was excellent. The hotel location was good. The appearance of the hotel was good. The outlook of the hotel was good. The front offices and reception services provided by the hotel were good. The hotel was booked directly. The overall services offered by the hotel were below average. The rooms provided by the hotel were average. In room as and cable was not working and bathroom was very untidy. The food and drink offered by the hotel was average. The activities offered by the hotel were average. The overall experience at the hotel was average.

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2 Reviews | 183 Readers

"It is low budget and comfortable hotel"

5.1/7
Posted 1 Mar

My stay in the Wild Haven Farm %26 Guest House when I had been to Mudumalai (Masinagudi) during the month of February 2017. It was my relaxation trip with friends. I would rate the destination as average. I would rate the location as average. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as very good. The staff at the reception was very good because of 24/7 availability. I booked my room direct at hotel. The services which were provided in the hotel were good with quick response. Rooms which we stayed in were very good because of available facilities. The food which was served in the hotel was good, we can have a large menu of items.

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"Good stay at the hotel"

5.3/7
Posted 1 Mar

I had booked Wild Haven Farm %26 Guest House when I had been to Mudumalai (Masinagudi) during the month of March 2017. I went alone to visit Mudumalai (Masinagudi)The destination Mudumalai (Masinagudi) was very good as it is comfortable to stay for couple. The hotel location was good with necessary availables at the nearest. The appearance of the hotel was good because it is clean and neat. The staff at the reception was good as they are polite and responsive. I booked this hotel via online. The services which were provided in the hotel were good with quick response. The rooms at the hotel were very good with comfortable beds and neat bathroom. The hotel food was average.

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"Staff’s behaviour and response was good"

6.4/7
Posted 26 Feb

I visited this hotel in November it was the leisure trip with my colleagues the reason to visit this destination was the best for the love nature I had booked the room telephone. The destination was excellent it was like wild heaven. The hotel surrounding area was awesome and I travel with my own car. The appearance of the hotel was also excellent. The reception staff’s behaviour and response was good and the ambiance in the front office was nice. The view from the room was excellent and the free Wi-Fi facility was available in the room. The service was done on time. The food was available in the hotel and the food quality was good and they provided the complimentary breakfast. The overall experience was very excellent.

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2 Reviews | 22 Readers

"Very good and convenient location"

5.8/7
Posted 23 Feb

The overall experience at the hotel was good. Our stay was in the month of December for a relaxation purpose. The terminal was very good. The surroundings of the hotel were very good as it was convenient. The outlook of the hotel was good. The front office and booking services were very good. They offered welcome drink. The overall service provided by the hotel was excellent. The rooms provided were good but the switches were not connected properly. The food provided by the hotel was average.

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Top Reviews of Wild Haven Farm & Guest House


Delhi
1 Review | 240 Readers

"Heavenly experience in Wild Haven"

6.6/7
Posted 4 Nov, 2015

Our purpose to see wild animals in safe distance and comfortable place is always a pleasure to stay there. In our first visit we were very much fascinated by the night scene of deer and rabbits in moonlight with their green eyes reflected the moonlight excited us that felt that we were in space among stars. That dream scene drive us to there again and again. Last visit we experienced the pairs of green lights of resting deer under the tree fascinated so much. Definitely we could not forget the night scene. At the pool we had seen wild dogs, bear, deer, wild boar, elephants. Frequently we heard of alarm calls of deer and expecting carnivore but had seen none. Actually we liked the rooms near to the pool. The cordial and friendly services of the staff were really nice. It's a wonderful place for families with children who needs a space to play and eat a wonderful food next to our place. Lovely, quiet and really a heavenly place.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 154 Readers

"The best in Masinagudi if you enjoy the jungles"

7.0/7
Posted 14 Jan, 2016

The most striking thing about Wild Haven is its location. Far from the cluster of all the other resorts, this place is deep in the jungles, quaint and hospitable. The location does not have anything else apart from this property. The evenings by the bonfire is heavenly. And the stories gripping. Due to its small size and regular clientele, John the owner has been able to provide a high quality experience in this place. Most of the visitors there know all the staff by name as repeat visits are very high. I have been going there from 1998. And after at least 20 visits, my soul still stirs up when I know I am on my way to wild haven. If you are a traveller who likes a lot of activities, loud music & dance and other touristy things during your holidays then probably this is not your place. But if you need solace from your maddening life in the city and can do a few days of calm and quiet, then Wild Haven is the best choice you can ever make.Sitting in the balcony in the afternoon overlooking the thick forest reading a nice book with a mug of chilled beer or coffee, soaking in the mysterious sounds of the jungle is the type of experience Wild Haven promises you.The best way to visit Wild Haven would be with a bunch of like minded friends. Then the bonfire gets livelier with singing, jokes, stories of the jungle and discussions amongst fellow boarders about their sightings in the safari.A late night drive to Singara or Moyar guarantees good quality sightings each time. But remember If the resort staff is not confident of your abilities of handling a herd of wild elephants or bisons then they would dissuade you from venturing out at night. Please listen to them. They know the best. There is always the resort watchtower placed very strategically overlooking a watering hole which gives you a strategic glimpse to various animals visiting for water.Ooty is just 20 kms from chapatti (Wild Haven) and it takes about an hour negotiating the 36 hairpin bends to reach Ooty town. Spend your day at Ooty and come back by evening. This is the routine many visitors follow.The owner, Karim John is an old-timer. He has numerous stories about the place and how it has changed in the last 50 yrs. His stories about the latest big cat sightings in the vicinity and how once an elephant climbed on to his terrace will keep you on the edge of your bonfire bench. And btw, the elephant on the terrace story is true. Google Wild Haven and elephant on the terrace and you have the proof. With Picture. I strongly suggest Wild Haven for people who loves being with nature and can survive a few days without a mobile phone, laptop, tv or an ipod to visit this place. Book well in advance for cottage rooms. Being an Indian and that too a foodie, I would rate WH 8 out of 10 in terms of food taste, menu and quality.In terms of quality and cleanliness of rooms, I would give WH a 10 out of 10.In terms of tariff, I would give WH a 9 out of 10. As I have visited almost all the resorts in and around the jungles in south India. See you there soon.

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Bangalore
3 Reviews | 206 Readers

"A must place to visit for wildlife enthusiasts"

5.8/7
Posted 4 Dec, 2015

This is a rustic resort in Masinagudi, adjoining Mudumalai forest reserve. A must place to visit, if you are a wildlife lover. This place is located few kms before the start of famous hairpin bends on the way to Ooty. The cottages and rooms are spacious, minimalist and clean. Food options are limited, although they are also open to taking beforehand special requests from customers. Food is a bit expensive but good. The picturesque location, surrounded by nature, unaffected by humans, gives you the real value for money. Bonfire in the evening is a real joy. You can see hundreds of spotted deers sitting right under your window early in the morning. Imagine an evening in the middle of jungle with mercury dropping, and you having pakodas with chai while watching wild life. You get the picture. There is a watch tower at the edge of the campus. A short distance from the watchtower is a water body. Wild animals come there to quench their thirst. Be ready to spend time there, and you won't be disappointed. Don't forget to carry good binoculars. The resort arranges for trek, you can also hire a guide and drive around to watch wildlife. Overall, a must place to visit for wildlife enthusiasts.

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1 Review

"Good hotel with excellent rooms"

6.5/7
Posted 3 May

I had been to this place in the month of February with my friends and it was a holiday trip while it was an adventurous as well relaxation trip. The destination was excellent and the wild life sanctuary was best place. The hotel location was excellent and surrounding was clean. The best way to reach the place was by car or by bus. The appearance of the hotel was good and the interior was maintained well. The reception area was excellent and the staff's were very friendly and helpful. The Room was excellent and it was scenario place, we could see animals from the room. It was an online booking. The service was excellent and it was clean neat, food and drinks were excellent and it was so quality and taste. The breakfast was good and it was complimentary. The view of the animals from the room balcony was really good and the ventilation was good. Travel desk facility was available in that hotel. The overall service at the hotel was good and very nice hospitality.

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Chennai
5 Reviews | 3740 Readers

"In the lap of nature "

5.3/7
Posted 27 Jun, 2016

Location, location, location.... Strategically located on the fringes of Mudumalai forest range Wild Haven Resort is a beautiful place to unwind and enjoy nature from close quarters. Trees are aplenty and house many a bird species. We were able to sight lots of deer, bison, Neelgai, peacock and elephants, not to mention the myriad avian friends flying all over. The food is quite good and the staff try their very best to please the guests. The rooms though could have been better, but at his price point in this location one cannot complain :). Overall a memorable two nights relaxing stay for me and family.

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