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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Grand Resort

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Grand Resort
Pune
1 review
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“Decent Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

A decent hotel set amongst lush green woods. Very peaceful. Helpful staff. Fairly decent location, very good if you have your own vehicle.. Hot running water limited to 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM, which can be a nuisance. Average veg food with only buffet system.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

this was my 3rd trip to mahableshwar. as compared to earlier trips i enjoyed my stay in grand resort. the resort had natural surroundings greenery everywhere. well maintained garden. the food was just awesome. the place was lively with family crowd. the only problem was it is little faraway frm market and bit on the inner side of the main road.the room alloted for 3 persons was very congested .overall it is a good place to stay with family having small children.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Navi Mumbai, India
1 review
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

we were at grand resort cottages for 2 nights 3 days in may 2014. we realised though mahabaleshwar is no more a cold climate hill station, grand resort compensates for the cool climate by lush green surroundings and a very peaceful atmosphere.the food served was complete veg food and we all have liked it. the gujarathi type food items can improve by adding less oil to it.the breakfasts are enjoyable and the service is excellent.
we recommend the resort for a stress free stay.it is quite close to the market and one can easily walk two times a day if required.
thank you grand and hope to to see you again.
vikram kelkar

Room Tip: try off season packages. they are more than worth.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

I visited with my wife and friends in mid of April 2014. We took Grand wood north room. The place is nice and located in starting of jungle in Mahabaleshwar. If you are nature lover, need peace and away from pollution this is the perfect destination for you.
I like my overall stay in the resort. Below are of my feedback.

Pros :
1. Very very good food
2. Location of resort is just too good
3. It has pool , small gardens for children
4. Different options to seat and talk under nature with your love once
5. Magic show arranged was very nice

They also provide travel options for those who do not have vehicle to travel.

Cons :
1. They can improve on morning tea. e.g they give 2 odd milk powder pouch and tea bags in night to all rooms instead that charge Rs.100 max more to room provide good water, Tea bags and milk powder , coffee pouch etc. by default. This will improve the image of resort in all travelers. I know its a small thing but when not given noticed by everyone.
2. Room cleaning needs to be improve.
3. Connectivity between rooms and operator needs to be improve little
4. Refill of stuff in all rooms must be check during room cleaning. How much a sampoo and soap will cost? Not more then Rs.5/ day for each room but it left good mark on traveler.

Overall i am really happy with my stay and would like to visit again.

Room Tip: Take grand north wood room. One which are garden facing. They are really nice.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Planned a break from the hectic city life , i found myself in the serene environment of Mahabaleshwar in the ghats. Being there for the first time i checked into Hotel 1, a few hours there and the noisy environment got the better of me. Checked into hotel No 2 and just to make sure it felt right just hung around the lobby area for some time checking the food and the place . Another disappointment and then after some local inquiry someone suggested Hotel Grand. Reached the hotel and found the place cool,refreshing and rejuvenated myself on a dining table with some good food and drink in the green lawns surrounded by dense forests .Highly recommend it to the traveler looking for an out of the world experience,truly value for money!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

Grand Resort is one of the few places where one will have the feeling of "Jungle Mein Mangal".Coming to Mahabaleshwar and staying in the mall road environment was not what we had in mind.At Grand not only were we able to enjoy the comforts and trappings of a decent hotel but at night being surrounded by thick forests definitely gave us the sights ,smells and sounds of a Jungle resort.The Food is good and we would be back again.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

We have stayed at the Grand Resort five times in the last eight years. The only occasion we did not stay here was due to a compensatory voucher we had for some other property in the interim.
The two reasons that we kept repeating this place are the location and food. The first remains as attractive to us as always but the second was disappointing this time to say the least. Morning tea arrived without the cookies. Tea bags are distributed as a standby for early risers from a list which did not include our rooms on day two ! So had to wait for tea until 7.30 am in the chilling winter. We always prefer all inclusive deals but if we come the next time it will be room only. This property is a bit away from the hustle of the market and hence quite and unpolluted. It is great if you have a vehicle but taxis are cheap and plenty or you can go on horse back if you don't feel like a 15 - 20 minute walk back. There are a few lovingly quaint things around this property like the bio-fuel fired boiler, The central hall with its lovely partition and antiques, colonial furniture etc. The staff there are the same. Staffer Anil - is a fantastic ambassador of this hotel. I could see that there were quite a few repeating customers and they all seemed to know him by name and called him anytime they needed something. Amit ji the manager is a friendly chap and finds time to converse with guests..
My earnest suggestion to the owners is to concentrate on the food on PRIORITY, install electric geysers, repair the equipment on the children area demolish the non existent Jacuzzi and the non functional gym.It is better not to have than retain the long discarded stuff which becomes an eyesore. To intending tourists - please go here only if you are not the five starry types and you will have a happy holiday.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Grand Resort

Property: Grand Resort
Address: Woodlawn Road, Behind Madhusagar, Mahabaleshwar 412806, India
Region: India > Maharashtra > Mahabaleshwar
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 104 Speciality Lodging in Mahabaleshwar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Mahabaleshwar

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