from Coorg, India recommends this hotel
Room Quality: 2/5
Service Quality: 1/5
Dining Quality: 3/5
Firstly, please do not get carried away by how Misty Woods Resort is getting listed as in Coorg/Madikeri. It is in Kakkabe and a good ~50 km drive from Madikeri Town. If you are one among the majority (those who are at present not using GPS) , it is difficult to locate the route you need to take. No sign boards/guidance on road side. You will not find one unless you start to get closer to the Resort. There are no proper laid roads leading to the entrance of the resort. We took a local driver from Mysore who had done countless trips to Coorg and he too found it difficult.
The suite that was sold to us was for Rs. 3000/- per day. I am sure we would have got a much much better accommodation in Madikeri itself. We realized it only after reaching Madikeri and Misty Woods Resort. Even low budget hotels provide facilities for Driver Stay, Food and Refresh. It is NOT provided in Misty Woods. They ask the driver to either stay in the vehicle itself or to make arrangements outside. Even they are not allowed to dine in Restaurant and refused access. When you insist for food to be provided, they ask us(guests) to give the menu to Restaurant and they will deliver the food to driver at Parking bay. All this, when it rains cats and dogs.
At reception they gave us three mobile numbers (reception, canteen and housekeeping) to get in touch with them and none of them were easily reachable (pathetic mobile signal coverage in that area). And these numbers are given, handwritten in a small torn piece of paper. No Intercoms. For whatever assistance you require, you have to make calls from your mobile (mostly roaming). Even for simple coffee, it was not delivered even after multiple reminders. No Room Service. For food/beverage, you need to take a walk in the rain, to the restaurant. As there are no commercial establishments outside in vicinity, you are left at the mercy of Resort team and they make sure they take you for a ride.
The room sported an old look, old CRT TV with Remote not functioning most of the time, TV signal that gets interrupted quite often, Tripping Power with No Power backup, No Hot water. We were told Hot Water is available only between 7 and 10 PM and 7 to 9 AM. That too was not available, and during that time, you get only luke warm water. The room is infested with Spiders, leech, etc. There is an indoor games room for guests (you will be shown one, only if you ask for it) but its unmanned, water leaking and not maintained so you can forget about it. No internet / wi fi.
Even to settle the bill, even after advance notice, you will have to wait for hours for you to get it and you cannot check out as planned, unless you donÃ¯Â¿Â½t want a copy of the bill. You will be shocked to see the price of food items when you settle the bill and they make sure it is not listed in the Menu Card.
Please donÃ¯Â¿Â½t get carried away by travel Websites rating like TripAdvisor, TravelGuru, MakemyTrip, etc. May be they have mastered the art of getting good rating despite having a lousy setup.