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Yelagiri Hills

Vellore District, 635601, India
+91 96299 57711
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Awesome Weekend Retreat

One of the nicest hill stations this side of the Planet... Not congested like Ooty or Kodai... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
donthecat
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Chennai, India
We went there on a Saturday to this amazing weekend breakout place

We stayed in Hotel Sterling. a beautiful place to stay. And we were lucky that we got a place there... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
durgasankar
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Bengaluru, India
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Vellore District, 635601, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the nicest hill stations this side of the Planet... Not congested like Ooty or Kodai, Yelagiri retains its sleepy charm while offering a great weather and views.

1  Thank donthecat
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We stayed in Hotel Sterling. a beautiful place to stay. And we were lucky that we got a place there to stay on a weekend. My advice go there on a weekday. You will get a good deal. The hill is marvelous and is a...More

1  Thank durgasankar
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Yelagiri is about an hour and a half away from Katpadi station - the last part of the road being a twisty ghat road as expected. The center for visitors is the artificial 'lake' where boating is fun. The air is very invigorating and for...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you are going by bike or car, you can enjoy the drive. There is nothing much to see here. I watched this video "Chennai to Yelagiri(till Nilavoor) | Full Road trip | Full HD video" in youtube. It was very useful. It shows almost...More

3  Thank happyking112
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hotelemeralddove2017, Manager at Yelagiri Hills, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear sir We feel honoured by your very encouraging review about Hotel Emerald dove As you had rightly observed we have different Wi-Fi connections for each floor to provide strong signals We will ensure that guests are informed about it at the time of arrival...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

It is a small hilltop for a weekend drive away from all the hustle bustle of the city. Go there and enjoy with your near ones.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Its not about the destination..its about the journey.. this phrase suits best when it comes to a trip from Bangalore to Yelagiri.. Its a 3 hour drive from the city and the road is very good both in terms of condition and scenic beauty.the best...More

2  Thank Bahni C
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

“The Escape” – suites perfect to the destination as caption. This is calm going and pollution free silent place. Perfect location for the “Busy” people to do NOTHING. A perfect and close gate way from Bengaluru as well as Chennai. This place is situated around...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It’s average hill station for weekends gateway, good for mild to moderate trekking and chill out with friends. When I visited the place called swamimallai trek, I got to know about all treks were closed due to forest fires. Somehow, I found a way with...More

4  Thank iTravelEngineeR
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This is please were you can do relax for a weekend. There are few places to visit. A boat ride and a Nature park but you will be able to find few adventure theme resorts for ATV, zorbing, ziplining etc etc. Few resorts offers camp...More

4  Thank AkashMaurya
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Visited yelagiri hills on a weekend. It's around 3-4hrs drive from bangalore and the roads are amazing. There's nothing much to do at the hills except for a visit to the lake and boating. But since it was a weekend there was long queue for...More

2  Thank Preethibhatt
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hotelnigress32, Manager at Yelagiri Hills, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

There are many private amusement and adventure parks which have come up recently.Hotel Nygress is an excellent non vegetarian restaurant.They also own cottages.Just a building away there is Hotel Emerld Dove with excellent rooms serving pure vegetarian food

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Venkatesh G
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Response from AkashMaurya | Reviewed this property |
i dont advise you to visit in April. November to February is the best time to visit.
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Keshav C
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Response from hotelnigress32 | Property representative |
dear sir yes warm clothes required temperature u can expect 17 or 20
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