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The Serai Bandipur, Gundlupet

Luxury resort with spa, near Bandipur National Park

  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking

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  • Poolside Bar
  • Pool
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  • Excellent stay, beautiful nature walk, tasty food

    Nov. 27, 2020

  • Remote.spotty wifi forced disconnection.bland staff

    Feb. 20, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 24 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court

Feel at home

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Free toiletries

What’s around

  • Bandipur National Park - 1 min walk
  • Mudumalai National Park - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple - 18 mi / 29 km
  • Needle Rock View Point - 28.1 mi / 45.2 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Courtyard Mountain View
  • Mountain View Courtyard Superior.
  • Mountain View Log hut
  • Residence

What’s around


  • Bandipur National Park - 1 min walk
  • Mudumalai National Park - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple - 18 mi / 29 km
  • Needle Rock View Point - 28.1 mi / 45.2 km

Getting around

  • Ooty Udhagamandalam Station - 55 min drive
  • Ooty Lovedale Station - 59 min drive
  • Ooty Ketti Station - 62 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms


  • Check-in time 1 PM-2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 12


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Airport shuttle*


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa

Working away

  • Business center
  • One meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Oma. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments.

The spa is open daily.


Sanctuary - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Moyar's edge - Onsite bar.

Small print

Also known as

  • Serai Bandipur Hotel
  • The Serai Bandipur Resort Gundlupet
  • Serai Bandipur
  • The Serai Bandipur Karnataka
  • Serai Bandipur Gundlupet
  • Serai Banpur Resort Gundlupet
  • The Serai Bandipur Resort
  • The Serai Bandipur Gundlupet

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for INR 1500 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, The Serai Bandipur does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 1 PM - 2 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Sanctuary offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include SRS Veg (4.4 mi), Fresh Juice Center (4.6 mi), and Pug mark (8 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. The Serai Bandipur also has a fitness center and a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional


    Super place master Chef Azad very accommodating & good ! His team also very good👍

    Avinash, 2 night family trip, Feb. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional


    Extraordinary place—way off the beaten path. Very exotic yet comfortable

    Pamela R, 2 night family trip, Jan. 2, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Property is in a serene environment, on the shoulder area of the Bandipur Forest. It’s a small property with 24 rooms, but very cosy and clean environment, excellent for families.

    Rahul, 2 night family trip, Dec. 17, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    beautiful and well managed property. doing a good job of employing local villagers

    2 night family trip, Apr. 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good stay

    It was amazing location and service was excellent.

    2 night trip with friends, Feb. 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful hotel, staff and activities. View over the reserve is amazing

    Mark, 2 night trip, Jan. 16, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Our overall experience at The Serai, Bandipur was excellent. The staff there deserve special mention, they are extremely hospitable and friendly. The spa (Oma spa) also was great. The only reason for rating 4/5 stars was because we had mixed experiences at the restaurant and bar. The food and drinks were really good sometimes and at other times they were bad. It was either a hit or a miss. If consistency can be maintained here then there is no reason to not deserve a 5-star rating.

    2 night trip, Dec. 7, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The location of the resort is Excellent almost in the Jungle, the best part of the property is they have kept it natural and wild. We stayed at the Log Hut which i must say is the best room category as its facing the Jungle and we could see wild animals from our room sit out area. Staff is courteous and nice, special thanks to the Operations Manager Ankush who took very good care of us. A must visit!!

    Ashutosh, 3 night trip, Aug. 19, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional



    Navneet, 2 night family trip, Aug. 18, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Super Hotel direkt am Bandipur Nationalpark

    Super Service mit ausgesprochen zuvorkommendem Personal! Essen war hervorragend und die Ausflüge mit dem ‚hauseigenen‘ Wildhüter in das Bandipur Tiger Reservat absolut spannend.

    Rene, 2 night romance trip, Apr. 16, 2019

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