There are very few cottages with a lakeview. Inspite of repeated reminders before arrival, the reception staff had no record of our request to give our two families cottages with lake views. Fortunately our cottages were near the reception area and we were spared from testing our amateur mountain climbing skills that some others guests, many rather pot-bellied, had to painfully demonstrate to get to their food. The pool is for the brochures. How can you possibly have a pool in a hill station without any heating? The food is average and I suspect caters to the largely chole bhature, manchurain noodle loving folks with big wallets and tummies to match. The electricity kept playing hide and seek through out our stay. Maintenence had to be called in a number of times to repair basic stuff in the cottages. The property is showing it's age. The manager was on vacation and his back up absent. So there was really no one in charge. The staff are diligent but poorly trained.
The only redeeming feature other than the lovely location, beautiful weather and clear skies was the fireplace. The charges to bring the it to life were extra but well worth.
If you are thinking of staying in this resort, I suggest you practice yoga in advance. It will give you both the physical fitness and patience that you will need in abundance if you are looking to enjoy your vacation. Good luck!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mountain Club, Munnar is the best and finest luxury resort in the evergreen mountains of Munnar, Kerala, and India. It is located on a quite hillside in a small hamlet called Chinnakanal. From the early days of the 18th century, Munnar has been the favorite holiday destination of the erstwhile royal families, celebrities and nobles from India and abroad. The mesmerizing natural beauty and the weather is really unique. Mountain Club, Munnar is a real tribute to a typical type of architecture which is prevalent in the hill stations of Kerala. The exterior walls made from pure stone and the typical Kerala roof tiles provides the rustic look. . Surrounding the resort are extensive tea gardens and mountains with nature trails. Exclusive Food and Beverage outlets, conference halls, meeting rooms and a host of recreational facilities matching first class standards is available to make your holiday a truly amazing experience. Mountain Club, Munnar has many firsts to its credit. Each of its cottages contains a cozy and spacious living room and a bedroom. For those who are traveling with families and friends, we have two bedroom cottages, which have a living room as well. Every cottage is equipped with a fire place. Needless to mention, we have provided all amenities in our cottages. Take a dip and laze around the one and only swimming pool in Munnar. The resort has the largest conferencing facilities in Munnar. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, TravelGuru and Agoda so you can book your Mountain Club Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Mountain Club Resort Kerala/Chinnakanal, India