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Great Location- amazing view of Ketti Valley, dilapidating propertyon Dec 25, 2017

I would have give a 4 star or 5 star rating to this review if the property was maintained in prop...Read All

273, Grand Duff Road, Valley View, Lovedale, OOTY, TAMIL NADU, India, Pin-643003 , Ooty
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    Great Location- amazing view of Ketti Valley, dilapidating property
    on Dec 25, 2017
    I would have give a 4 star or 5 star rating to this review if the property was maintained in proper condition. When we checked in, me and my wife were in a dilemma if we did the right thing by booking this property; after all it won the Tripadvisor Excellence Award in 2015. But I guess they have hardly tried to maintain it in the same way ever since. The good part of the stay was welcoming staff and they provided good service. The property itself is located in a convenient distance away from main Ooty town, at about 4 km away. We liked this since we did not have to bear the onslaught of the heavy holiday traffic because of the distance from the main town (We had gone on 3 day holiday and the city was overflowing with tourists). It is also a convenient 200 meters away from the Ooty- Conoor highway. The hotel is a converted old British Bungalow. You will find fire places inside the hotel (not used now because of the smoke they produced- as informed by staff). There are no views outside to any of the rooms- the older properties in the area have smaller windows to keep the cold out. You can request camp fire outside for Rs 500 an hour. The owners could take a note of the following for areas of improvement: - Cleaner linen - A TV in the room is not absolutely necessary but other equipment like a room heater and stocked mini bar is a must. - Most importantly, please do think of giving guests a control over when they want to use the water heater at their convenience, though the same was turned on for most of the time when we visited. We were travelling with a baby and this would help travelers like us. Though we did not face a situation when we needed the water at middle of night but the facility is always welcome. Overall it was a good stay but the property itself is not so welcoming if we chose to stay in the hotel itself for the entire duration of our stay; we were out for most of the time. Special thanks to Mr. Sourav and his team for making the stay good one despite the shortcomings. Food was also good at the hotel; a pointer- order from the menu they provide. Note: Visitors can walk down to a view point from where they can see the train emerging from a tunnel down in the Ketti Valley. Lovedale station is 2 kms from the hotel on this road. Ask direction from the manager.... More
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    Felt to be in resort all time :)
    on Nov 20, 2017
    We were five families stayed here in I-India, We all felt we were at our own resort or home. We didn't felt we were in between concrete walls. All setting in the resort pulled us to be in resort and enjoy the stay. The food was awesome and custom prepared for us. The main attraction is Mr.Sabi, Who treated us like family members, he knows in and out of Ooty. His directions were very helpful for us in side seeing. I recommend this place for stay in Ooty. In future this resort will be mine first choice in Ooty.... More
  • hotel_trip
    A bit disappointed
    on Oct 4, 2017
    We had read so many reviews about this place. We were very eager to meet Mr.Sabi, the property owner. Unfortunately he was not available when we went. The people who were managing the place in his absence were not enthusiastic. We couldn't enjoy any of the activities mentioned in their site. We went to the nearby train tunnel with the help of locals(This was mentioned as an activity. Yet the hotel staff did not tell anything clearly). This was a disappointment. Apart from this, the rooms are good. They might get real cold. The first night, we wanted a room heater. We were able to manage the other nights without one. Heater costs INR 350 per night. The view from the property is amazing. The food is amazing. Would love to come back again to meet Mr.Sabi. I'm guessing the experience would be a different one with him around. ... More
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    An old school charm around you..
    on Aug 14, 2017
    It's a beautiful British fashioned bungalows with cozy rooms and an warm ambiance. High roofs, low doors, wooden furniture, and Golden Ivy on a corner makes the interior simple yet traditional. They have an open garden area for soaking the sun. For a quiet stay, away from city-city and crowd. More on pics.... More
  • hotel_trip
    on Jul 22, 2017
    Nice place outside ooty town , fantastic view,good food & service ,relaxing atmosphere,away from traffic & quiet, place ,vintage looks and good dining place and living rooms available , good for couples and family ,... More
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This heritage property overlooks the largest valley in South-Asia and is located just 100meters away from the Sagar Resort. A total of seven guestrooms are available and Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines are available on the menu at the in-house restaurant maintained with a heritage decor and open for service from 8a.m to 9.30p.m. The travel counter organizes tour of the city and safari trip for the adventurous at heart. The property is also maintained with a library and a free parking facility.


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Hotel Check-in Time is 12 PM, Check-out Time is 11 AM.

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  2. As per Government regulations, it is mandatory for all guests above 18 years of age to carry a valid photo identity card & address proof at the time of check-in. Please note that failure to abide by this can result with the hotel denying a check-in. Hotels normally do not provide any refund for such cancellations.
  3. The standard check-in and check-out times are 12 noon. Early check-in or late check-out is subject to hotel availability and may also be chargeable by the hotel. Any early check-in or late check-out request must be directed to and reconfirmed with the hotel directly.
  4. Failure to check-in to the hotel, will attract the full cost of stay or penalty as per the hotel cancellation policy.
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Booking Policies
  1. The standard check-in time is 12 PM and the standard check-out time is 11 AM. Early check-in or late check-out is strictly subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.Any early check-in or late check-out request must be directed and reconfirmed with the hotel directly.
  2. The primary guest must be at least 18 years old to be able to check into this hotel.
  3. The hotel reserves the right of admission. Accommodation can be denied to guests posing as a couple if suitable proof of identification is not presented at check-in. Goomo will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel due to the aforesaid reason.
  4. Child policy apply which may vary from hotel to hotel.
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  6. The total price is inclusive of all applicable taxes. However, it does not include additional personal expenses like telephone charges, meals that aren't a part of your meal plan, any hotel services you use (like laundry and room service) or tips.The hotel will charge you directly for these when you're checking out.
  7. Hotels may charge a mandatory meal surcharge on festive periods e.g. Christmas, New Year's Eve etc. All additional charges (including mandatory meal surcharges) need to be cleared directly at the hotel.
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