Resort vs. Hotel - this seems to be a never-ending debate that occurs among friends and families when it comes to holiday planning. 

It's about figuring out the difference between hotel and resort and what each place offers and considering personal preferences. 

The resort vs. hotel discussion could keep going on unless, the difference between them is properly understood.

However, when it comes to picking hotels or Club Mahindra resorts, there is a clear winner.

Standard Hotels vs. Resorts by Club Mahindra – The Difference

#1 Purpose

The primary purpose of hotels is to provide you with a place to stay, but at Club Mahindra resorts, it is all about rejuvenation and relaxing yourself. Hotels are just about providing the rooms and meals. On the other hand, Club Mahindra resorts offers spacious accommodations, delicious meals, relaxing spa treatments, unique experiences and much more..

Club Mahindra Resort

#2 Location

Hotels are commonly located in busy urban areas, prioritizing traveling convenience for both personal and professional needs. The downside is that hotels in busy cities can be noisy and crowded, making it less peaceful and relaxing. In the discussion of resort vs. hotel, this is an important difference. If, relaxation is priority, resorts should be your pick. One of the advantages of staying at Club Mahindra resorts is that you get to step away from the chaos and surround yourself with the gorgeous wonders of nature.

#3 Space

Staying in hotels means you have to make the best of the limited space you have in the room, but that is not the case with Club Mahindra resorts. Club Mahindra accommodations are twice the size of regular rooms, and some can even accommodate 6 adults. What’s more, each of these rooms is equipped with various amenities. If that wasn’t enough, you get to wake up and go to sleep with a gorgeous view outside your personal balcony! 

#4 Experiences

The resort vs. hotel debate should also have experience as an important discussion point. Hotels can offer only a limited number of experiences but if you choose Club Mahindra resorts, be a part of 2000+ experiences. You can stay in treehouses and luxury tents, dine like royalty, soak in everything that nature has to offer with many nature-related activities, indulge in thrilling activities, feast on the most delicious food and much more - there is something for everyone at Club Mahindra resorts!

#5 Hospitality

Club Mahindra is known for its signature hospitality. At the heart of everything, Club Mahindra ensures that every holiday is magical, every experience is memorable. You should feel pampered as every day comes to an end and we pride ourselves on paying attention to tiny detail that will make your holiday more memorable!

Club Mahindra resorts vs. hotel, a quick comparison:


Standard Hotels

Club Mahindra Resorts


Stay and meals are primary offerings.

Focus on rejuvenation and relaxation. Spacious accommodations, delicious meals, spa treatments and unique experiences.


Often in bustling urban areas

Surrounded by natural wonders


Limited room space

Accommodations twice the size of regular rooms, equipped with amenities, personal balconies with a view


Limited experiences

2000+ experiences including treehouses, luxury tents, nature-related activities, thrilling experiences, and diverse dining options


Varied hospitality levels

Signature hospitality, attention to detail for a magical and memorable experience

As you read above, the
difference between a hotel and a resort defines your experience. The Club Mahindra resort vs. hotel debate, is the difference between just food and cuisines, a room and a comfortable abode and service and personalised care.

What are you waiting for? Let go of the thought of staying in hotels, book your holiday at Club Mahindra resorts, and get ready to have a magical and unforgettable holiday experience!

#6 Safety

Club Mahindra resorts has partnered with Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification, to ensure sanitation and resort safety. What’s more, Club Mahindra’s #TravelWithConfidence initiative is to reinstill the magic of travelling and holidays by making the entire experience as safe and enjoyable for all Club Mahindra members and guests.


What are you waiting for? Let go of the thought of staying in hotels and book your holiday at Club Mahindra resorts and get ready to have a magical and unforgettable holiday experience! 

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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