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Durgigudi Road, Shimoga India
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#4 of 17 hotels in Shimoga

Welcome to Hotel Jewel Rock, your Shimoga “home away from home.” Hotel Jewel Rock aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

The rooms offer air conditioning, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Hotel Jewel Rock features room service. In addition, as a valued Hotel Jewel Rock guest, you can enjoy an on-site restaurant that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Shimoga's popular Indian restaurants such as Meenakshi Bhavan, Anmol The Family Cuisine, and Hotel Samrat Ashok, all a short distance from Hotel Jewel Rock.

Should time allow, Keladi is a popular attraction that is within walking distance.

Hotel Jewel Rock puts the best of Shimoga at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Vikram Manohar wrote a review Feb 2021
3 contributions2 helpful votes
After a hard ride,the break in our Journey enroute was intended to rejuvenate and have the luxury of a good rest.Thankfully Jewel Rocks provided us with that and more.Newly renovated rooms, clean washrooms, ample and safe parking for Vehicles.The in house restaurant was disappointing with the quality of service.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Mohammed Abdullah Khan wrote a review Aug 2020
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Jewel rock hotel in shimoga is good. service given by Mr RaviRaj was excellent and pleasant. once again thanks to RaviRaj, and hotel was under renovation we will visit again after renovations with my family.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
goodganesh wrote a review Mar 2019
Bengaluru, India73 contributions6 helpful votes
Rooms are decent for a quick business trip. Not sure for a family trip. The mosquitoes were a bit too much in the night. Had trouble sleeping peacefully. They can definitely do better there. And wifi & complimentary breakfast would be attractive. May be that's how it is in Shimoga.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
Vinod500 wrote a review Nov 2018
Bengaluru, India377 contributions98 helpful votes
Booking for this hotel was available on hotel booking sites, but I did not find any option of tariff for 24-hr check out instead of the usual 12 noon check out. We were arriving Shimoga at 8.30 pm, and were leaving the next night, a 12 noon check out would not do. So I found the hotel's phone number and called them. They understood my need and agreed for the 24-hr check out. The tariff was Rs 990 for a non AC room. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. The room was quite spacious and clean. The bathroom had hot water from 5 am. There was adequate car parking space. Autos were also available at the hotel gate. The hotel location is central, convenient, and also quiet, as it is on side street. Payment was by credit card.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Vivekreddy wrote a review Nov 2018
Bengaluru, India41 contributions10 helpful votes
My dad used to stay in this hotel many years ago and mentioned that he had taken me when I was a small kid. So, when I searched on MMT for hotels in Shimoga and Jewel Rock came up I was interested. After going through some reviews I booked the hotel for two main reasons: 1. Nostalgia and an opportunity to see if I could remember anything, 2. The reviews mentioned that they offer 24-hr check-in/check-out even if booked online. My wife and I were on a Horanadu, Sringeri trip and weren't sure when we would make it to the hotel so the 24-hr option seemed useful.  We reached the hotel at 5:45 PM and were met with a very surly receptionist. He was on a phone call and did not acknowledge our presence for a good 5 mins. Post that, he didn't seem to want to engage with us until I spoke to him and produced my booking. I had booked a Deluxe room on MMT, which he took some time to agree for sayign that there are Deluxe non-AC rooms too. When, I enquired about the 24-Hr policy he replied stating that it does not apply for rooms booked online. After a few mins arguing, he relented. I also asked about extending the stay for a few hours (our train out  of Shimoga was 11PM) with extra payment to which he was evasive. From the looks of it the hotel was quite empty, so I was surprised by his reluctance. He gave us two soaps and two shampoo sachets and the room key. The room and bathroom were clean but very dated. The plugpoints were loose and one was burnt. There was a large balcony with a small table and two chairs but they hadn't been cleaned in ages. We tried to wipe down the chairs with some tissues but gave up after a while. There was no water bottle provided, we aksed for one and were charged. Coming to the bed and towels, the pictures can speak better. I also saw a bedbug.  Coming to the positives, they helped arrange a car for local travel and eventually extended the stay with extra payment. The hotel is located in a quiet neighborhood.  Overall, I would not recommend Jewel Rock to anyone. They may have history on their side but their current hospitality and service is sorely lacking. If the management is reading thins, you really need to do something about your front desk. Not one of the persons who I saw there were friendly and it looked like they just didn't want us there. Maybe they treat the older generation better, but this would be a death knell for the hotel if you don't treat the current/future generation well. 
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$249 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaKarnatakaShimoga DistrictShimoga
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Jewel Rock
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Jewel Rock?
Nearby attractions include Sharavati River (0.9 km), Keladi (1.0 km), and BRP Dam (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Jewel Rock?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Jewel Rock?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Jewel Rock?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Jewel Rock?
Conveniently located restaurants include Royal orchid, Hotel Shubham, and Rice Bowl Restaurant.
Is Hotel Jewel Rock located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Shimoga.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Jewel Rock?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Keladi (1.0 km).