Author: Gauri Kshirsagar
An indoor play center is a fantastic way to give your children 60 minutes of physical activity and best of all it is “Exercise in Disguise” as the kids are just having great fun…Running, Jumping, Climbing, Crawling and Sliding… Play is what kids do best!! ‘Funkey Monkeys’ is an indoor play area at Nitesh Hub in Koregaon Park, is a very good option for parents who want to have a fun and relaxing time with their kids in Pune.
Ratings: ★★★★ ½ (4.5 out of 5)
Location: Nitesh Hub Mall, 2nd Floor, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Parking: Has ample parking space in the basement of the mall and charges Rs 30/- for a four wheeler
Charges: Charges per hour / per child for the play area include:
Weekday Rate: (Mon –Thurs): Rs. 350/- per hour (for 1 child + 1 adult)
Weekend Rate: (Fri – Sun):Rs. 450/- per hour (for 1 child + 1 adult)
Funky Monkeys offers 1 month, 3 month, 6 month & 12-month memberships.
Entry of two adults with each child. Socks are mandatory.
Attractions: They have two play zones – a Toddler Zone for 6 months- 4 years of age and and a Junior Zone for 5 to 12 years of age. The area is huge spreading over 4000 sq feet. They have lots of attractions like Ball Pool, bridges/Tunnels, Climbing nets, Soft Pay Area Swings/Slides, Trampolin Zip-line etc. The whole store has a modern evaporative cooling system keeps the environment just perfect for the kids and parents sitting in the cafe area. It is also a good option for having a birthday party, since they have a separate section for a mini celebration or you can book the whole area.
Attraction for grown-ups: Café shop and free Wi-Fi. Grown-ups can also accompany the children in the play area.
Safety: The play areas are baby proofed and most of the other games are safe. Whole area is under CCTV surveillance. Clean kid-safe washroom is available inside the store.
Hygiene: The play area is very well maintained and clean.
Staff: The only downside of the store is its staff. They are not attentive and seem lost at times. If you have small children, do take care of them on your own and do not rely on the staff especially in the play areas.
Snacks: There is a café in the store, which has a minimal menu, but the charges are very high.
Other attractions in the mall: The mall has a variety of branded stores which give a good shopping experience. The mall also has a toy train on the second floor. Crossword is also right across, on the same floor.
Overall a must visit!!!!
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