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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Overall stay was good.. Pros.. 1.rooms are clean spacious and airy. 2. beautiful location. 3.food was average. Cons.. 1.No proper locks for rooms and bathrooms 2.Approach to resort is bad. 3.They charge for silly things say for example if you order boiled egg they charge 30rs which is complimentary in kind of resort.. 4.please don't order any thing which is... More 

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Thank Spurthi K
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pros: - View from the resort is excellent provides a panorama of the multiple hills in front. - Swimming pool facilities. - Karoke facility. But limited to local songs, no english. - Food is good. - Library facility - Bonfire every night if no rains. Cons: - Although wifi is mentioned available on resort but signals are limited around reception... More 

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Thank Shadab8
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The location of this place is the highlight. on top of a mountain with lots of mountains around..it was really relaxing spending a day here. The rooms were decent and the food was average. we went as two families. so it was so much fun. yelaneer falls is a must visit. please don't miss it. I have been to many... More 

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Thank Ashel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stayed in Upasana Retreat with friends for 5 nights. Excellent resort with lots of attractions nearby. Lovely views , very helpful staff and excellent food ( we had breakfast , lunch and dinner) at this place.

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Thank Thilakka J
Bengaluru, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Last month when we visited Horanadu Annapoorneshwari temple, we stayed in Upasana Retreat and surprised to find so neat rooms, excellent service, delicious food, we felt homely and staff were courteous made our stay memorable. Mohan Rao P Srinath Sanitarywares, Bangalore

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1 Thank sanshefeb21
BANGALORE
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had been to resort recently with company colleagues on 1st and 2nd of September. Very beautiful,nature friendly, pleasant place to stay is Upasana in Kalasa near Kudremukh. Lush greenery, enjoyed the Yeleneru falls nearby. Good food, wellkept nice room, very friendly staff and cook. But the road linking to the resort is very bad, buses and private vehicles like car... More 

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1 Thank Suresh K
bangalore
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had been to the resort in September. The property is just awesome and is in between green forests. The linking road is slightly bad but they have a jeep pickup from the nearest place Kalasa. There are many interesting temples and water falls to be seen from this resort like the Sri Annapoorneshwari temple at Hornac, sri Kalasheshwar temple... More 

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1 Thank ananthshenoy
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Upasana is a nice place to stay when you visit Kalasa, Kudremukh area in chickmagalur. Staffs are well behaved and it has big and clean rooms. Food is average and I was surprise to see there not much local items served. can't imagine in Breakfast dosa, idly, bread toast are missing as options !! In Malnad region there are many... More 

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1 Thank soumpaul
Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Awesome place to spend time with Family or Friends. Nice valley view, Greenery, Plush Rooms. wonderful and helpful Staff Dont forget to visit nearby Water Falls. Includes Trekking Ample space for playing cricket, and other kids activities Amenities Cycle Rides (paid though) Pallet Gun shooting Swimming Pool (small but enough for 20 pax) Sports and Yoga center Cons: Food variety... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The location of this place is awesome- literally in the middle of nowhere, on top of a mountain with valleys all around - just the place to go if you want to go away from the hustle bustle of the city. Though the rooms as such do not have a good view, they open into common veranda which directly faces... More 

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Thanks for the feedback. Your comments are well accepted, will be noted for future improvements. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Upasana Retreat - A Tranquil Experience Nestled, among the rain washed mountains of the Western Ghats,bordering the Kudremukh national park, Upasana offers comfortable facilities for Corporate Training Get-together, Family reunion, Week end outing, Special privileges for senior citizens, Artisans, Writers and Photography enthusiasts in an atmosphere of celebrations of nature and peace. Pricing INR 3,000/= per day per person. The tariff is on twin sharing basis for 3 times meal and accommodation inclusive of taxes. Tea/Coffee in the morning and evening. Trekking tours are available with extra pricing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Upasana Retreat

Address: Samse | KudreMukh National Park, Samse 577124, India
Region: India > Karnataka > Samse
Price Range: ₹ 6,460 - ₹ 9,364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms just above the dining area in first floor provide excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles Shadab8, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dont miss the white water rafting close by”
 of 5 bubbles thilakkaj, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Facing the valley-entrance”
 of 5 bubbles 530sureshk, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book valley Facing Rooms. Dont Expect Huge Swimming Pool. Food Variety is limited”
 of 5 bubbles ghebbar, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for higher floors if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles sankmik, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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