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Doddankoppa Estate Javali post Javali Mudigere Taluk, Chikmagalur 577122 India
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#23 of 180 in Chikmagalur
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You can take long walks and be lost in the wilderness without meeting a soul to be only woken up from your reverie by startled peacocks suddenly taking flight leaving a tail wind of breeze in their wake on your face. Or take a local and go for long treks. You don't have to be an ornithologist to enjoy the songs of nameless birds and delight in their visual feast to your eyes or haunting concert of myriad crickets and cicadas at night.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free breakfast
Badminton
Hiking
Indoor play area for children
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Table tennis
Walking tours
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
First aid kit
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Additional bathroom
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
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Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
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Doddankoppa Estate Javali post Javali Mudigere Taluk, Chikmagalur 577122 India
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Bajpe Airport67 kmSee all flights
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Shifa J wrote a review Oct 2018
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Beautiful location in and around Chikmagalur; one of the best places I’ve been to! Pictures don’t do justice. Luxurious rooms and bathrooms, amazing food and quality service. All in all, a top notch experience!
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from KrithikaG8, Manager at Captains Bungalow
Responded 18 Oct 2018
Thank you Shifa for your kind words & I hope you come back soon to stay with us! :)
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mamatha s wrote a review Jul 2018
Bengaluru, India4 contributions1 helpful vote
I visited here with my family and friends. We all enjoyed a lot here. Weather was very good. Food is very tasty. Here staff are very friendly. Rooms are well maintained. This is not like a hotels or resorts. We feel here that we are staying in our native places. Totally everything was very good.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Guruyb wrote a review Jun 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka81 contributions46 helpful votes
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I would not be exaggerating when I say it's heaven on hills. This is by far the most impressive stay. The bungalow is awesome very tastefully designed in rock with wood fired fire places the decor ,art, location friendly staff they view of the lush Green hills the list goes on. The rooms are extremely spacious with wooden flooring tall King size cots n cozy beds large glass windows and humungus bathrooms. One can't miss admiring amazing paintings and artifacts they add to the decor. Food was simple and yummy. All this admist lush 200 acres coffee plantation we couldn't have asked for more. This would become my must travel every mansoon. Thanks Capt Gopinath for creating this amazing place.
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Kaleshkumar wrote a review Mar 2018
Bengaluru, India203 contributions45 helpful votes
We stayed there with family and friends over a weekend. The place is excellent. The Rooms are very well maintained, neat, clean and very well furnished. We were a group of 6 families. Eventhough the tents and other rooms are a bit far away from the main bungalow building, the stay inside the rooms was really comfortable. I loved the way their bathrooms are designed. The rooms are very spacious. There are no activities - as we didnt expect any, that was fine with us. It is a place to relax and chill. Now the let downs: It is very expensive and I feel it is not worth the money we spend. (Dont mistake it for the "Value for Money" thing. When you check out, you will feel that you paid more for what you got) The food served was not so great - The highlight of a homestay would be the
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Karthik P wrote a review Feb 2018
10 contributions3 helpful votes
Before I go into the details of the factors which were a huge letdown for me, let me make it very clear that the rooms and the bungalow itself are very well maintained with fine interior decorations and the rooms were comfortable to stay in. 1) People who dislike or are afraid of dogs please do not opt for this property. We had a terrible time with kids and few of the ladies being terrified of the huge dogs which keep coming and sniffing you. Even after repeated requests (4-5 times) the dogs kept coming back. My daughter stayed inside the room for most of the day. I felt the dogs were more important then the guests in this property. 2) The food was just about average and we were served uncooked chicken for the barbeque. When the food was returned for further cooking we ended up
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Preetha11 wrote a review Jan 2018
Bengaluru, India295 contributions23 helpful votes
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The place is a short drive away from Bangalore, about 4-5 hours, situated not too far from the main road, yet it is calm and quiet. The house itself is beautiful, built with stone walls with a really high ceiling. There are about 3-4 rooms, and we got the one in the right side adjoining the living area with a TV, and an opening on to the garden, so it's like a complete private space. The garden itself is great to just laze around. I loved the bougainvillea tree in the centre and the seating area in the verandah which gets amazing sunlight in the morning, and you can play with the dogs. The food was delicious and homely. With all these positives, we were still a bit disappointed considering the price we paid. It's neither a homestay where you experience living with a family, nor
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Date of stay: February 2017
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santanu2013 wrote a review Oct 2017
Bengaluru, India53 contributions17 helpful votes
Hi Krithika, Thank you for taking time to call and reply to my wife's feedback. But I want to clarify few points that you have mentioned in you reply. 1. You don't market as budget hotel as a result our expectation was much higher 2. I do not mind paying premium if I get the worth of it. You mentioned that management had asked the estate manager to drop us till main road but the fact is that it was us who requested him to drop us and being a very good person he agreed to do so. Highly appreciate the same. Please check the facts before you reply in public. We agree that monsoons are very heavy this year, but after paying a premium we can at least expect some kind of rain proofing of the property. We went there to relax and not to run around at night with buckets in our
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Aarathis wrote a review Oct 2017
Bangalore, Karnataka, India2 contributions
If you're thinking about a homestay in Chikmagalur, look no further. This gorgeous property gives you the right mix of home and luxury. The beautifully laid out house coupled with a beautiful scenic view and luxury tents is perfect if you want a break from city life to just unwind. So if you're looking for clean air, home-cooked food and a tastefully done estate house, here's where you should go.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Response from Krithika G, Guest Relations Manager at Captains Bungalow
Responded 9 Oct 2017
Dear Aarathi, Thank you for your kind words, look forward to having you stay with us again! Best, Krithika
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Paul George wrote a review Sep 2017
Bengaluru, India1 contribution
I was really excited to visit Chickmanglur as it would be my very first trip and as is normal these days I went through websites, reviews and what not. After all the accumulation of info and mental images, I was apprehensive that the reality may fall short of the virtual. It was a good 6 hours drive from Bangalore, the roads though single lane were in good condition. The local eateries are very very reasonable with good quality fresh food. The drive as you enter the property is nice. We were greeted at the reception in a traditional Homestay style as we were welcomed by Krithika Gopinath . But what stayed with me was the delicious coffee that was served ....outstanding!! And that was what set the standard for our entire stay. Rooms...it is one thing to see picture and quite
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Response from Krithika G, Guest Relations Manager at Captains Bungalow
Responded 14 Sep 2017
Dear Paul, Thank you so much for your kind words, we look forward to hosting you again! :) Best, Krithika
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Shayari M wrote a review Sep 2017
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A short drive away from Bangalore, chikmanglur is known for its coffee plantations in between which lies this enticing property - captains bungalow. My stay at the bungalow was so much more than I expected! I can never forget the first of my many trips there. I woke up to the most lovely array of clouds covering the hills and trees. The luxury bungalow has the most spacious rooms with a picture perfect view. Every corner of the bungalow is warm and inviting. They have the most hospitable staff in an environment that is luxurious, yet simple. My most favourite part was the home cooked food served to us around the bonfire. I cannot wait to go back! Have a long weekeend coming up? GO HERE. You can thank me later 😊
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Date of stay: November 2016
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Response from Krithika G, Guest Relations Manager at Captains Bungalow
Responded 14 Sep 2017
Dear Shayari, Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to hosting you again! :) Best, Krithika
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PRICE RANGE
$200 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKarnatakaChikkamagaluru DistrictChikmagalur
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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