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Kandath Tharavad

Thenkurussi | Palakkad, Palakkad 678671, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014
SLodeizen Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Very friendly host. This homestay is a 250 year old Indian house which belongs to the family who run it today. For a different, non touristic experience I would recommend this. Or just for a overnight stay when you travel from Mudumalai to Kochi.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The first thing I want to start with, is to say what a nice man Bagsy is, it is hard to critisize such a kind host who takes out the time as he does to spend with you as his guest and to open the doors to his home and life and let you in. As a female traveller I... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This beautiful home set in a small village, nestling amongst the rice paddy fields is lovely! Bhagwaldas treated us like close family - meeting us at the airport, and showing us all the aspects of his state and country that he clearly loves. This was a really gentle introduction to India. Our walks around the lanes of the village were... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the beginning of March 2013. Mr Bhagwaldas is a great host, but the star for us was his cook. This was our first taste of Keralan cooking. Absolutely beautiful. This was part of a 6 week trip to Kerala and Sri Lanka and was the best food we tasted. The highlight being "carp curry" and... More

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Uzes, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The real advantage of this homestay is the involvement of the proprietor, Mr Bhagwaldas, in the activities proposed. He accompanied us on visits to see basket-weaving and notably to a local Hindu festival (elephants, dancers etc) where we were the only non-locals present - a real experience. We also had breakfast (of the local speciality "idlis") in a local restaurant,... More

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Moss Vale, NSW, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Arranged for us by our excellent travel company Indian Panorama -- how else would we have found this gorgeous place, well off the beaten track? -- our stay at Kandath Tharavad was unfortunately brief. Our driver was caught in heavy traffic and we arrived after dark. We were warmly greeted by the owner who is proud of his home stay,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

A beautiful traditional family home and a warm welcome from our host Mr Bhagwaldas ('call me Bugs, as in Bugs Bunny!'), whose family has lived there for many generations but who himself lived in the US for many years, so speaks excellent English. What a winning combination! Our accommodation was very comfortable and the food very good. Our host took... More

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Bangalore, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We are just back from a wonderful trip to Pallakad, Kerala and we got an opportunity to stay at Kandath Tharavad, an ancestral home - beautiful, grand, just like how I had seen it in Malayalam movies. It was very peaceful and we had an experience of a lifetime. Mr. Bhagwaldas is a good host and he attends to everything... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

We made the 5 hour trip from Cochin to Palakkad on poor roads just to stay in a home instead of an hotel. Bhagwaldas was a friendly and engaging host and as he pointed out he was probably the only home owner in Kerala doing what he did. It did give one an idea of how well off but not... More

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Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

I’m a frequent visitor to Kandath Tharavad and their excellent service turns my steps toward this small tranquil village. Some harsh criticism posted to this page seems quite unfair and I feel obliged to counterargue against it. The greatest attraction of tourism to countryside homestay is to share placid lifestyle with rural people and the Kandath Tharavad can offer its... More

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Address: Thenkurussi | Palakkad, Palakkad 678671, India
Location: India > Kerala > Palakkad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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