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4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
14 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMudumalai National Park41 min drive
Popular LocationNeedle Rock View Point41 min drive
Popular LocationHimavad Gopalaswamy Temple91 min drive
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About this area

Bandipur

Located in Gundlupet, The Serai Bandipur is in a rural location. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Bandipur National Park and Mudumalai National Park.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mudumalai National Park - 41 min drive
  • Needle Rock View Point - 41 min drive
  • St. Stephen's Church - 54 min drive
  • Government Botanical Gardens - 56 min drive
  • Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple - 91 min drive

Getting around

  • Ooty Udhagamandalam Station - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Sanctuary – Restaurant offering international cuisine.

About this property

The Serai Bandipur

5-star luxury resort, walk to Bandipur National Park
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free resort has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 24 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sitting areas and fridges. Balconies and minibars are standard, as are LCD TVs with digital channels.
The Serai Bandipur offers 24 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers.

Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Oma. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Library
  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM and 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 12

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1500 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1500 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December
A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Serai Bandipur Hotel
Serai Bandipur Resort Gundlupet
The Serai Bandipur Karnataka
Serai Bandipur Gundlupet
Serai Banpur Resort Gundlupet
The Serai Bandipur Resort
The Serai Bandipur Gundlupet
The Serai Bandipur Resort Gundlupet

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Serai Bandipur and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Serai Bandipur offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Serai Bandipur cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Serai Bandipur have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is The Serai Bandipur pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Serai Bandipur?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Serai Bandipur?
Check-in is from 1 PM to 2 PM.
What time is check-out at The Serai Bandipur?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does The Serai Bandipur provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is The Serai Bandipur located?
Situated in a rural location, this luxury resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Bandipur National Park and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Mudumalai National Park. Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple and Needle Rock View Point are also within 32 miles (52 km).
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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Remote.spotty wifi forced disconnection.bland staff
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Awesome
Super place master Chef Azad very accommodating & good ! His team also very good👍
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Glorious
Extraordinary place—way off the beaten path. Very exotic yet comfortable
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
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Property is in a serene environment, on the shoulder area of the Bandipur Forest. It’s a small property with 24 rooms, but very cosy and clean environment, excellent for families.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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beautiful and well managed property. doing a good job of employing local villagers
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019