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Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal
Ranked #15 of 75 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Certificate of Excellence
Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great resort! Friendly staff! Top notch service!”
Reviewed 8 October 2011

My husband and I and a bunch of our friends planned a quick getaway to Kodai and it turned out to be one of our most memorable vacations ever. The resort is tucked away from the touristy hustle of Kodai town and offers some of the best views from the rooms, which I must add did not wreak of any 'mossy' or 'wet' odours that you are generally greeted with at such hilly resorts. The staff was extremely friendly and efficient and all our requests were met promptly and adequately. The recreational facilities available at the resort make it possible for families and people travelling in groups to make evenings memorable after a trip around town. The landscape is impeccably maintained and makes for picturesque mini private gardens. The buffet spread was lavish and the food came tempered with 'homely' flavours and taste and we even commended the chef on this. Overall a very fulfilling and rejuvenating trip where everything exceeded our expectations!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 September 2011

The resort is set in the outskirts of the Kodai town, so the ambience and the viewpoints are great from the resort, so one would be tempted on reaching the resort. The excitement turns into minor disappointment once the front desk finds out you are part of the Club Mahindra membership and allocates you to a corner apartment building with no great views and no real options. The resort has a lot of good neat rooms but that cant be allocated to CM members even if there is vacancy. The food is average and the karoke singing facility is decent. The play areas for kids and family is large and nice.

The spa with the massaging facilities is something to write about. But the views of the valleys can be got from the car trips to various places and the rooms for CM members are just average and not the class that we are typically used to. The staff in the kitchen are friendly and in the calming weather, even ordinary becomes extra-ordinary.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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5 Thank IndianSocrates
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Sherene G, General Manager at Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal, responded to this review, 4 October 2011
Thank you for feed back. We would like to inform you that we are a mixed resort, having a majority of our rooms on hotel basis. We have leased out 16 units to Mahindras for their timeshare guests, which also has their furniture in place. Hence it will be difficult to compare those rooms with our hotel wing. As far as view is concerned, there are two sides to the buildings giving two different views - one into the resort and one looking outside the resort, hence it depends on individual likes and dislikes on the different views. As for our guest we treat them with utmost curtousy, immaterial of where they come from- A guest is a guest and they are important to us, but we would like you to know that we have fixed units leased to Mahindras and we will not be able to shift accommodation.
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Manama, Bahrain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Its scenic landscaping and the wonderful fragrance of nature definitely assaulted our senses. It was a beautiful getaway and definitely a more memorable one. The service was very good and we had a pleasant that was quiet comfortable and warm. The beautiful monsoon weather left the air moist with assorted fragrances of the gardenia outside and pictures of flowers carefully studded with dew droplets left images that serves as sweet nostalgia. The place was quiet and serene and well equipped for a nice holiday. Not far from the main city area, we were able to do our shopping and collect memorabilia.The ambiance at Kodai was enchanting to enter into but entering the resort held us spell bound. A must visit romantic place for all honeymooners.& a wonderful getaway for Families :)

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2011

My friends and I stayed in this resort on the recommendation of another friend. Nestled in the hills, the resort can boast of an amazing view into the valley below which definitely is a beautiful sight when mist covers the hills. We were lucky to get the Executive cottage overlooking this wonderful view. The rooms were clean and the service was excellent. The staff are extremely warm and friendly and ready to cater to your every need. The food is very good and I could not find much fault with most of the dishes, however, it would be a stretch to compare it to gourmet quality and frankly, I dont think it should. The resort has a quaint charm, which adds to your overall sense of comfort when staying there. The experience as a whole is value for money. I dont think I would go to any other place when visiting Kodai again and would heartily recommend this one to anyone.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with friends
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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2011

It is 4.5km from kodai lake and can be reached by taxi or local bus also.
If you are going as a group, choose off season, where you can get good discount. Food is amazing and you can relax in bar, or play a game of pool, snooker, or TT..
Walking from rooms to entrance is lot of fun..
Don't miss the massage during your stay..

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with friends
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HCHR, Guest Relations Manager at Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal, responded to this review, 14 September 2011
Thank you sir for choosing to stay with Hill Country Kodaikanal . We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to serving you again soon.
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Property: Hill Country Resorts Kodaikanal
Address: Attuvampatti, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Kodaikanal
#5 Spa Hotel in Kodaikanal
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kodaikanal
Price range (per night): $102 - $375
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Step into a world of timeless charm at the Hill Country Holiday Resort, Kodaikanal. Indulge in a luxurious escape to this exquisite 5 acre, country-style retreat set amidst lush greenery, with a breathtaking view of the breathtaking Palani Hills. Prepare to be inspired and don't forget to pack your cameras! Delight in our pampering facilities and traditional Ayurvedic Wellness Center and Spa. Flexible when it comes to offering comprehensive variety of tours and tailor made packages. From adventure to romantic getaways, M.I.C.E (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) or just some quality time away with the family, you'll find everything you need right here at Hill Country Kodaikanal. ... more   less 
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