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|Normal capacity (per Room)||2|
|Extra People allowed (per Room)||2|
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|Check In||11 AM|
|Check Out||1 PM|
Stay and accessibility
Yes, our Home is child friendly. There is plenty of space to run around and many indoor activities that will keep your children occupied. Since SaffronStays believes that holidays are about families bonding, we do not have a TV and limited WiFi in this Home. The home has instead been stocked with books and board games such as Life, Monopoly, Chess and other board games. There is also a basic first-aid kit, stocked with Dettol, band-aids, etc., for minor injuries. Parents are advised to be cautious when allowing kids to run around. Kid-friendly menus (pastas, cornflakes, Bournvita milk, etc) are also available. These would need to requested in advance, preferably at the time of booking. In the case of infants, mothers will be permitted to use the kitchen to prepare their meals.
The Address: SaffronStays Mocha Chalet is approximately a 4.5 hour drive from Bangalore. Alternatively, one could catch a bus to Chikmangalur town and use local transport to reach the property. It takes approximately 30 mins to reach the property from Chikmangalur.
Yes, our home is senior citizen/elderly friendly. The home has 2 bedrooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible by seniors. Both the rooms have private bathrooms, again easy to access at night without any supervision. All our bathrooms have anti-skid surface. Upon special request, our caretakers can prepare Low Salt/ Low Spice/ Low Fat/ Low Sugar for senior citizens. These requests should be informed at the time of booking. In case of a medical emergency, the caretaker has the numbers for doctor-on-call or ambulance service-on-call. The home is ambulance accessible.
Yes, our home is wheelchair accessible. There are ramps right up to the home. There are also hand railings for support.
No, We do not allow pets at our property. The property lies on the outer periphery of Bhadra wildlife sanctuary and we have a lot of territorial animals around our homes.
You can either book one room or the entire home, depending upon the number of people travelling with you. If you would like to book the entire villa, please select the maximum number of rooms possible.
A minimum of one room needs to be booked.
No, Drivers accommodation is not available.
There is no separate accommodation available for domestic help. They will be charged as an extra guest.
Free parking is available onsite (in a covered parking area).
No, We do not encourage day picnics at our estate
No. Only a small gathering upto 10 people of family can be allowed.
Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 6 people can be accommodated in the Estate for an overnight stay. Access to the pool will be subject to home owner's approval. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for photo shoot/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]
2 no. of extra floor mattresses can be arranged onsite. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.
Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized poster beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.
Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc. To avoid hygiene issues, we do not provide towels.
Our home is surrounded by greenery and it is cool throughout the day. Our home is not air conditioned but all rooms have been furnished with fans and mosquito nets over the windows.
Yes, there is limited WiFi available. There is adequate network connectivity, if not 3G then 2G. Please Note - Vodafone does not provide network connectivity in our area.
Yes, we have a backup inverter in case of rare occasions of power failure.
All of the rooms have been furnished with All-out machines and mosquito nets have been placed over the windows. Guests are advised to shut the windows by 5.30 / 7.30 pm to avoid mosquitoes. If needed, the caretaker has Odomos on site.
Food and Beverages
Meals are provided onsite and are included in the tariff. Lunch will be charged at an additional cost from a local restaurant at actuals. You will need to inform the caretaker in advance about your meal preferences. Meal timings are as follows: Breakfast - 8 am to 10 am Dinner - 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and afternoon tea time. If you would like tea/coffee during the day, this will be arranged at an additional charge. Please note that meals are not permitted in the room and that the kitchen shuts at 10 pm every night. If there is another guest at the property, please adjust your meal timings with the caretaker and respect the privacy of other guests.
We offer simple home cooked meals. There is a standard menu available. You can inform the caretaker in advance about your meal preferences (veg/non-veg), specific dietary requirements, etc. There is also a facility for barbecues onsite (both veg/non-veg).
Included in the tariff.
Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. However, mothers of infants or small children will have limited access to boil milk or prepare their kids meals. Should you choose to order in, the host will be able to help you with menus of nearby restaurants.
Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages. In case there are other guests on site, please adjust and use the common fridge accordingly.
Yes. In case you would like the host to cook a special dish, you can pay them for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.
Yes, there is a steady water supply. If you wish to consume only sealed bottled water, please inform the host of the same and pay him for the actuals on site, in cash.
Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ample ice stocked in the fridge. Snacks and other beverages can be arranged if advance notice is given to the caretaker. This amount will need to be paid to the onsite host/caretaker in cash, at the end of your stay.
No, this is nota self-catering home.
Children up to the age of 3 shall not be charged for meals. Children in the age group 3-6 shall be charged Rs 500 per day.
A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.
Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.
Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.
All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.
Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 2 business days after check-out.
Things to do
Our home is centrally located with close proximity to nearby tourist locations, coffee estates and nature treks. Please contact the host for further details.
No, Our home does not have a pool.
Yes, there is a water body nearby. It is about a 15 minutes walk from our home. It is a tourist spot. The water body is safe.
Given the location of our home, playing loud music is not allowed. within limit and during specific time/hours. Guests are requested to respect our neighbors and keep the noise level mild and within the Home.
Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.
Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied. Late check-out charges includes meals (lunch).
As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.
No. Guests will only be able to access common areas on the property such as the living room, garden,, etc. Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighboring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbors.
Yes. The home is located within a gated complex.
Yes, there are CCTV cameras installed in the living room, common areas and outside sections. Private bedrooms and bathrooms are not monitored.
No, the home is within a fenced area. However, should a stray dog enter, inform the caretaker and he will address the issue.
Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite.
How to get there
While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. Our home is cool and breezy round the year, so you could visit at anytime.
The best way to reach our home is by a private car/ taxi. If you would like to travel by public transport, the best route would be: Bus: State Transport buses. Train: Kadur (53 kms) Air: The closest airport is Bangalore (279 kms)
Yes. Please note that toll charges are subject to change, depending on the authorities and the type of vehicle. Guests are requested to carry sufficient cash to cover the toll charge.
The hosts live on the premises.
Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.
Yes. Please note that both guests should be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.