Sa - I - Mika Park, Cherrapunjee
Khliehshnong Cherrapunjee (Sohra)
Phone Number +91-9863020718 www.saimikapark.com
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Our group of 7 visited the place on 28th April and had worst ever welcome by any hotel. The cottages do not a drivable route from main road which is almost. 5-1 KM. Unless you are in a big SUV do not even try getting inside. The so called manager (Mr. Bhardwaj) was rude to the core. When we asked why there are no roads to reach the resort, his answer was "that's how it has been and we can't help it. You can complain to who ever you want to". At 8 PM we really did not have choice to search for another resort and moreover it was full ADVANCE PAYMENT so no question of refund also Then comes the dinner. We asked the manager if they can serve the dinner, for that answer was " Yes, but do not expect any choices, you have to eat whatever we prepare". For a moment I thought I was in some free dharamshaala where I as a guest has to listen to whatever the owner says Anyways below are the Good and Bad about the Resort . . Good. 1. Rooms are clean looking and nicely done. Good for bigger groups. However I could sense there are hardly any guest in this resort as rooms had dust and cob webs everywhere. 2. Staff members were cooperative to an extent. 3. On request we were served with dinner (Rice, Dale and Chicken Curry); this was tasty enjoyable. 4. Location is beautiful and resort is amazing for big groups Bad. No roads or route to reach to resort from main road. Driving is very difficult and can damage your vehicle you have to walk for almost half a Km with your luggage to reach the cottages you are lucky if power doesn't go in night as they have generator but it start only from 8AM to 10PM. In case you want to charge your phone for next day outing, carry a power bank Manager - Horrible, Rude, No courtesies, 0% hotelier ethics. Rest you can understand. 5. Advance payment for booking the hotel. This leaves you with no option to change your decision once you are in the resort. 6 Service charge of 10-15% on F&B services as mandatory. 7 Breakfast not included in tariff. 8 No Hot water even at 13 degree Celsius. 9 They have cute dogs but they wont let you eat when in restaurant and they roam around freely, So in case if you are not used to pet dogs then this place is not for you. 10 Room Service is at additional cost of 15%.
I've been here three times and have not been disappointed. If you are looking for luxury, stay away. But if you want peace, and want to chill out amongst hills, a valley with a stream flowing by, then this is your place. The people here are very helpful and I didn't face any issue as such with the service. The rates are moderate, but the dormitory is very cheap. (But you won't regret taking the cottages). They easily arrange vehicles for sightseeing as well as droppings(which are separately chargeable of course) Bonus-on weekends you get a band playing live in the house Happy Travelling!
Ill behaved caretaker. Overcharged place. Non responsive staff. Poorly maintained and managed place. Please avoid. Even after advance payment of roomrent, the manager refused to acknowledge our reservation. After much fighting we got a poorly maintained room with no room heaters or TV or room kettles although the charged was 4000 per night. It was an awful experience during this holiday.
I booked 2 rooms for total 6 people and had also deposited the advance payment. After the payment, I called the manager to confirm, wherein he sent me a confirmation mail But on the day of Check-in, I had to move 2 times between their 2 properties to actually find my room and finally, I am denied my room. The response they give is that, the rooms are already full and we can give you room for only 4 people and not 6. This kind of irresponsibility clearly shows the standards of customer satisfaction that this hotel possesses. On calling the manager and the caretaker, the response I get is that we do not have any other rooms. You have to adjust in that. I was terrified because I had already made advance payment and also, it was already 2 hours that I was struggling to find my room Finally, after the unnecessary troubles and a lot of conversations, I was given a room at some other property than booked. I do not understand if other rooms were already empty, then why I was asked to wait for 2 hours in the cold and waste the time struggling between conversations I think they rather reserve room for ghosts and ignore people who pay in advance In short, the hotel does not believe in advance payments and even after getting confirmation through mail, you will be harassed a lot. They certainly need to develop professionalism in hotel management.
The hotel was excellent. I had booked the room on the spot. The reception was friendly. There was no problem to reach the hotel. The food quality was good. I don't remember the complimentary breakfast was provided by the hotel. The room was well maintained. WiFi connection was not provided in the room. The appearance was good. The activity was not conducted at the hotel. I had visited this hotel for family trip.
There was no delay in check in and checkout. The hotel location was excellent. Market was far from the hotel. The hotel appearance was very nice. Room service was done on time. I had booked this room by online. Room was spacious with clean. Complimentary breakfast and welcome drink was not provided by the hotel. The food quality was good in the hotel. The activity was not conducted at the hotel. I had visited this hotel with friends for trip. I would suggest this hotel to provide complimentary breakfast and welcome drink. I would suggest for other travellers.
I went to Cherrapunjee and stayed in this hotel. The location of the hotel was very good. The internal and external appearance of the hotel was average. The check in and checkout was done on time. The service of the staff in the hotel was friendly and helpful. The room allotted to me was average with required amenities in working condition. I ate food outside the hotel. There were no activities in the hotel.
The best part of the hotel was the location and the view. Behaviour of the staff's at the hotel was good. The food served inside the hotel was nice. There was no delay while check in and checkout. I didn’t check with the Wi-Fi facility. All amenities provide inside the room was functioning properly. The food served inside the hotel was great. The room allotted was neat and clean.
The resort is big and open place with nice amenities. It has tracking fields available nearby. You can track nearby place just staying over there. It is quite an open space where you will feel so open and out of this world feel. It is not like the standard typical hotels but a nice open resort. The place is close to the Cherrapunjee and very near to sightseeing places and living root bridges. Even place is not far from caving adventures As mentioned, the property is not like typical hotels so it doesn't offer the typical hotel environment and also not offer the hotel facilities like the same. I recommend to all the travellers that if they are visiting Sohra(Cherrapunjee) then this is great place to stay and also, it is one among the attraction for the people to visit there. Also, the rates are very much reasonable comparing to other places of that big status The beauty of the place is whichever room you take you will feel the same goodness in all. Still my recommendation is a room far from the center place where the common room is. That will make you better feel about the place. What you missing at the place is a city life or clubbing if you feel like. Places also miss the swimming pool and if you think you need one then this may not be right place for you there Overall, this is wonderful place to stay and I loved my a week's stay at the place. I am sure traveller would love the place.
Nice place for vacation. This hotel cum guest house is a perfect place to stay in Shillong, the interiors and maintenance is quite unmatched from other hotels in the city. The place is situated just 3-4 minutes drive from main bazaar and this makes a more perfect stay destination. Mr. Ashok is perfect manager managing your all needs throughout your stay. Cleanliness is the speciality of this hotel which we all demand in our stays. It also has a Pear Tree near the balcony giving a perfect scenic area.
For my birthday, me and friends planned to celebrate the occasion away from the city urban Jungle. The then (Resort) that came to our mind was Sa - I - Mika Park, Cherrapunjee. We left the early morning from Guwahati city and managed to reach by lunch time. On our arrival, the hospitality of the resort was commendable. They asked us to enter the resort and get freshen for the lunch and the registration could be followed later on. We ordered the local ethnic pork and fresh leafy spinach. Had our food and we went to the sightseeing in and around the resort. The landscaped gardens and the fountains, the basketball court for the students we used to come for recreations, the ambient interiors well spell bound and well organized. The resort interiors were well thought of. They were was a cosy fire place and also there was proper arrangement for the hot water. The resort was well connected to the roadways and the vernacular architecture of the place made out of locally available materials like the rough textured stones and mud gave it a countryside feeling, well merged with the green lush environment. Over all I would like to rate the resort as 5. 5/7 marks.
Started from Shillong to Cherrapunjee. Called and confirmed availability before hand (a must do). The first look of the resort is breath taking. It is surrounded by hills and huge grasslands. The staff is courteous, very helpful in helping your plan whole trip. If you stay here, do make sure you go around the place as it is worth your trip. The Manager of the place will help you with your entire plan right from travel arrangements to local guides and contacts at other places of interest. The food is tasty (to be ordered in advance) and the ambience is awesome. Over all it was a great experience.
Overall experience was good in hotel stay was comfortable. The location of hotel was good and I did not found any difficulty to find hotel. The staff behaviour was good and the appearance of hotel was nice. I visited three times in this hotel and I stayed for two days with my family. Rooms were spacious neat and clean well maintained, amenities were functioning properly. There is a garden view seen from the room. I have food in the hotel, provided veg and non-veg with good quality. No delay with check-in and check-out process. There are no activities or sightseeing trip organized by hotel. This hotel is valuable for money and I like to recommend to other travellers. My suggestion they should maintain the food quality.
The hotel was conveniently located. There was no difficulty in finding the hotel. The hotel was far away from airport. The hotel staff were good. Appearance of the hotel was good. The room was spacious, neat and clean. All basic amenities provided in the room were working fine. There was no TV in the room. There was basketball court and swimming pool in the hotel. Check-in and check-out procedure was done on time. I had food from the hotel. Quality of the food was good. It was a family trip. Destination was good. I will recommend the hotel to other travellers. I don't have any suggestion for hotel improvement.
The hotel was excellent. It was a relaxation trip. I had a fantastic experience in the hotel. The hotel was conveniently located and I didn't face any issue to reach the hotel. The hotel was near to the city and easily accessible. The interior as well exterior of the hotel was attractive and maintained. The surrounding of the hotel was neat and clean. The room allotted to me was excellent. It was spacious, well-maintained, neat and clean. It was an AC room and all the basic amenities were provided in the room. The washroom was clean and hygienic. I had and a good mountain view from my room. Hot and cold water was provided all the time. I was happy with the overall stay in the hotel. Check in and checkout process was done on time. The hotel arranged some other activities. Sightseeing trip was also organized by the hotel. I will surely recommend this hotel to other travellers. The hotel was value for money.
Sa - I - Mika Park is ranked #4 among the 26 hotels in Cherrapunjee with an average rating of 5.9 out of 7. It is one of the 2, 3-star Resorts in Cherrapunjee. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 12 photos, 82 text reviews and 1 video reviews. it is rated top for its Location, Destination and Room. 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 2,000 to Rs 2,500 per night. 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. Group (33%) and Family (33%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 41% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 16% have rated the ambience as adventurous.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.
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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