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“Great Place - Great Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banana County Resort

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Banana County Resort
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“Great Place - Great Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2009

I visited this place with my family as part of extended weekend holiday in North Karnataka. I was looking for some place which is kind of isolated and new. I found this place through internet but not much review was available. So I decided to take a chance. I booked it over phone.
We were pleasantly surprised to see such a nice place and I would say a very high in value for the money you spend.

Where they excel:
o Excellent location: 1 km off the Karwar-Hubli highway (NH63). The approach road is a typical country road and you feel like you are in forest. The campus spans a few acres with coconut, banana, supari and mango plantation. It has a nice landscaped garden with stuff for kids to play.
o Nice Rooms: They have two types of suites - Deluxe and Premium. Premium rooms are in the cluster of 2 (single floor) and Deluxe in the cluster of 4 (two floors). Premium rooms come with higher ceiling. Rooms are quite spacious and well maintained.
o Delicious FOOD: It would be the main reason for me to visit this place again and again. Excellent south Indian food. I had my booking with all meals, and I think we made a good decision. They have buffet if the occupancy is higher. Since occupancy was only 25%, they served us fixed menu (Thali) with 3 course. All meals were excellent. It reminded me of Coconut Lagoon in Kumarkom (Kerala).

Where they can improve:
o They just gave comforters without the white sheet linings from inside. We had to ask for it. Quality of bed linens can be improved. But I guess for the price you pay, it was good enough.
o No 24 hr hot water. We were planning to head back to Pune early morning. So we asked them for hot water in the tap at 6:30am. Finally after repeated calls to housekeeping, we got it at 7:30am and suddenly at 8:00am the taps were cold.

Do visit Magod Falls (15km). If you are traveling towards Belgaum, take Haliyal route. Yellapur to Haliyal (40km) road goes through Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary - very scenic route.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Banana County Resort

Property: Banana County Resort
Address: Karwar | Yellapur, Karwar 581359, India
Region: India > Karnataka > Karwar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 14 Speciality Lodging in Karwar
Price range (per night): ₹ 2,384 - ₹ 3,882
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Banana County Resort Karwar, Karnataka

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