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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been staying in Villa Retreat for the past five years and it truly has an outstanding view of the valley. The food is delicious.All I do when I go to Villa retreat is sit on their well manicured lawns, drink tea and watch the mist roll by. It is an idyllic place. The service was always good, it...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked the valley view room for 2 nights. Pros: There's a quaint feel about the place, view from the room is good - if not great Cons: Bad, bad service. I could clearly notice deferential treatment towards non-Indian customers and not quite the same towards others. It is a resort and it should aim to make their guests happy...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent friendly manager and staff. Very honest and sincere. We had two rooms on day 1 and kept one room on day 2 during the day as we had to checkout in the evening. They mentioned that the breakfast on day 2 was chargeable. But at the time of settling the bill, they gave 50% discount on the breakfast without...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the 2nd of Jan for the family sweet, which has 3 bedrooms, and a big living room with a great fire place..It definately gets very cold in the evening and is a relief to have it..The place is beautiful and right next to the coakers walk, so u can just go in the morning and enjoy a...

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was with great pleasure to have read your comments about your satisfaction of the culinary delights offered, as well as the heartfelt service provided by our team. We will certainly share your wonderful feedback with the team. Thank you so much for your lovely comments about our facilities and services. We are delighted to read that you...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Villa Retreat from Dec 25th to 29th 2016. Great location, the view from the hotel is amazing. Sunrise never looked so beautiful, throwing different shades each day. Fell in love with this place...Amazing food and people were friendly and courteous. Though the service was little slow due to the holiday season rush, it is something you can...

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for Sharing a wonderful review of your memorable stay with us. Our team always strive to create a memorable stay for all our guests, and I am sure that your kind words will give us more energy and help us to improve much more and deliver our best service at all the times. We understand from...

Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked classic mini room Merits ===== 1. Very good location 2. Coaker walk, lake and park are just walking distance 3. View from the room was excellent 4. Well maintained 5. Courteous behavior of staffs Demerits ======= 1. Small property 2. Classic Mini room is actually a Micro-room.

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for spending your precious time for us in sharing your memorable experience of your with us. we are so delighted to listen from you .Your comments encourage us to up the level of amazement by our hospitality that we offer and continue our endeavor to delight our guest. We look forward to serve you again...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked into Signature suite of this beautiful hotel with scenic views all around . It is just adjacent to Coakers walk. The hotel guys are quite cordial and helpful.They take care of all your worries and their service is little more personalised which wud surely impress you . Rooms were clean and well maintained . We loved our stay...

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for choosing Hotel Villa Retreat for your recent visit to Kodaikanal. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and we are especially delighted to read you found our staff to be so hospitable. Our team always strive to create a memorable stay for all our guests, and I am sure that your kind words...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be frank, I have no words to explain the beauty and the wide spectrum of sophisticated aspects of Villa Retreat. However, I will try to put forward some of my highlight observations during my long stay (8 nights) while this already being my second term at Villa Retreat. This place is an ideal destination for stay standing on top...

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your kind review following your visit. Your lovely words that Villa Retreat is absolutely best hotel in Kodaikanal is highly appreciated and extremely motivating for our team.We are very lucky to be in such a wonderful part of Kodaikanal that is so accessible to many of the sights and attractions, It is satisfying to...

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS This hotel resides in great location and easy to access to lake and other key places. Breakfast is good and beds are comfortable. CONS I just booked based on trip advisor recommendation but disappointed based on the quality of the hotel. Bath towels are literally yellow in color ( I never ever seen in any hotels in my life...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel based on TA reviews and I must say that was one of the best thing to do for a two day stay at Kodaikanal . The place is beautiful and has a superb location just near the coakers walk . We stayed in the suite room and the the bay windows provided an excellent view ....

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Kodai, Guest Relations Manager at Villa Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for spending your precious time for us in sharing your memorable experience of your with us. we are so delighted to listen from you .Your comments encourage us to up the level of amazement by our hospitality that we offer and continue our endeavor to delight our guest. We look forward to serve you again...

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Savour the magic of Kodaikanal from the comfort of your room. We are situated at a Perfect location in kodaikanal with an awesomatic view and excellent walkable access to all sight seeings places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Retreat

Address: Coakers Walk, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Price Range: €56 - €4,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kodaikanal
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kodaikanal
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“If you like a dry bathroom please ask for rooms that have a divider. Not all rooms have this facility!”
 of 5 bubbles SVP1986, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Classic mini room is not mini, but micro. But the view from this room is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Debiprasanna, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the valley view and back yard should be the first choice”
  • Kodai city view on a regular day with excellent flavor of the clouds
  • View from the room with Kodai city view. Pleasant morning
 of 5 bubbles ChandraSunkara82, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take advantage of the special room types offered on the website.”
  • Just after dawn, looking south down the valley.
 of 5 bubbles OftTraveling, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some Classic rooms offer a good valley view”
 of 5 bubbles Krishnan30, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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