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Yarakanagadde, Biligiriranga Hills 571441 India
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Updated 25/06/20


#1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Biligiriranga Hills
The winding country roads channel your way into one of the most enchanted stillness of landscapes in the Western Ghats. A stillness that is in possession of Karnataka’s Wild Life Sanctuary which is sited at B.R. Hills near Mysore, also known as the Biligiri Ranganatha Swamy Hills. This hill range proudly embraces a precious confluence of the Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats, a sanctuary that is home for eco-systems that are exclusive to both the mountain ranges. This mountain clad is also a declared Tiger Reserve by the government of Karnataka under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. While you are drowned in the tranquil mountains and wrapped in silent conversations with the sky-reaching tree peaks; what brings you back to your senses is the relentless chirping of birds and the invigorating breeze soothing your spirit. Clouded in the misty country side breeze, these curtains of rolling hills is a native land to the Soliga tribes. Welcome to the Hills.
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Yarakanagadde, Biligiriranga Hills 571441 India
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Ashok wrote a review Sep 2021
Bengaluru, India1 contribution1 helpful vote
The rooms were of very poorly maintained and it was not up to the quality for the price you pay. You pay almost the price of a 4 star hotel and the facility is of zero star and very substandard. They promised morning walk and bird watch, but the person to take us didn't appear at all! The food timing is always delayed by 30min to 1hr from the time they announce. However one consolation was the food was good. The whole place is getting worn out and needs maintenance and they should revise their rates downwards to suit the facilities.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Nothing great and better bargain the rates.
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Naganand wrote a review Sep 2021
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Worst nightmare of a resort . We checked in to two cottages on 25-26th September . The cottages are filthy and uncared for . They don't resemble the pics on the internet at all . Walls are stained , there are insects galore everywhere . Lots of lizard dropping and cobwebs too . The sheets are stained and the towels smell . The railings are broken and I don't think these cottages have seen paint or polish in ages . Totally unkempt is the impression. The only saving grace is the excellent food , though simple it was fresh and tasted good . Would I go again or recommend it to anyone -nah
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Smitha wrote a review Jul 2021
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The cottage we stayed in was clean, the bathroom neat and well maintained. Extra towels were furnished on request and there were clean sheets and adequate quilts (it was very cold). The staff were friendly and helpful (many thanks to Basavanna and Krishna-the Naturalist and our guide). The kitchen staff accommodated our many dietary requests and the food was tasty and didn't give us any after-effects. This is not a luxurious resort- the main thing is that this facility was designed to have the least impact on the surrounding environment and supports the work of the parent company in it's outreach to the Soliga community. We were out almost the whole time except for meals and explored the birdlife nearby. The safari at K'gudi located 18km from Gorukana is very nice although we didn't spot many mammals because of the monsoon weather. Bird life abounds and we spotted many species that we are adding to our life list. Be careful of the mud-road approach to the resort during rainy weather and check with the staff beforehand whether you can park in the village across the road. In dry weather, the path is quite navigable. All in all, we had a great stay and will be coming back again.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: The cottages are great, don't know about the tree house.
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Tanshh k wrote a review Apr 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Best place to rejuvenate yourself. Awesome cottages and must visit place. Nice staff and support team. Even in hot summer, the place was cold. I must say it’s an ideal place for couples for privacy and ambience. Good place nature enthusiasts.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Geetha Lakshmi, Guest Services / Front Office at Gorukana
Responded 12 Apr 2021
Dear Guest, We are honoured to have you with us and also privileged to have those generous feedbacks from you. We are delighted to know that the service rendered was up to your expectations. Assuring you of our best services at all times and look forward to welcome you back and experience the difference, making your every next visit a memorable one. Thanks & Regards Management Team, Gorukana
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prarthana d wrote a review Apr 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
The location and the property is beautiful..it is a nice weekend getaway from.bangalore with good connectivity. However I found the resort overpriced for the services offered. Room category is like a 2* property.. not well maintained inspite of the layout being beautiful. Food quality is good but spread could be elaborate. Breakfast was below average. The included excursions which was a tribal dance and nature walk.. both were pretty useless and could very well be for free. So 8k per night is too much. Was trying to understand how the pricing works with the services provided.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Geetha Lakshmi, Guest Services / Front Office at Gorukana
Responded 9 Apr 2021
Dear Ms. Prathana, We sincerely appreciate you taking time to write about your stay at Gorukana - Eco Wellness Retreat. Your comments are extremely important to us so that we make continuous improvement and satisfy the needs of our guests. At the outset, we would like to offer our sincere apologies for the issues you have faced during your stay and thank you for bringing this to our notice so that corrective action can be taken. We have made a note of your points and informed the management to take action on the same immediately; once again sincere apologies for the same We look forward to welcome you back and experience the difference thru all our facilities we offer to our every guests, making your every next visit a memorable one with a better value for money. Thanks & Regards Management Team, Gorukana
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US$104 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IndiaKarnatakaChamarajanagar DistrictBiligiriranga Hills
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gorukana
Which popular attractions are close to Gorukana?
Nearby attractions include Biligirirangan Hills (0.5 km) and Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gorukana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Gorukana?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Gorukana?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Is Gorukana located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Biligiriranga Hills.