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Talavata (Near Jog Falls) BH Road (NH 206), Shimoga 577421, India
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Stay @ Matthuga
Ranked #5 of 14 Shimoga B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 days at this homestay last weekend (4 families with 7 kids, all below age of 5). The cottages are very comfortable with 24 hours running hot water. The one thing that you need to take care of is the fact that it is in the middle of a plantation and open to all kinds of insects. So... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very excellent place to stay put in the middle of areca plantation.Rooms and cottages are very good.You can enjoy trecking.Very good places have been explored by them.They provide all guidance and send Guide along with you.Every day u can go to different place of visits and come back.World Famous Jog falls is just 8 K.Ms from this place.Some thing special... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have requested for a booking through mail and Mr. Narahari reverted with the quote and mentioned that rooms are reserved for 48 hours and I can make the payment in the meanwhile. When I contacted him again, he said rooms are released and booked by someone else without any communication to me. Highly Unprofessional. Very Rude Think before booking... More

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Mysore, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A soothing experience after a long travel through chaotic traffic! In the middle of almost nowhere we found it a very homely place. The plantation was lush green, and free of any traffic noise. Yes, a few birds chirping, and night visitors crunching on the rooftop of our cottage! The atmosphere, the service, the food, or the ambience, just homely!... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I had the opportunity to visit Jog falls along with 2 friends and we chose to stay @ Matthuga. We enjoyed our 'home' stay of two nights in their cottage on 19th/20th June 2014 as the place is different with lush green surroundings and birds will give you 'natural' wake up call in the morning ! The stay was 'special'... More

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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I was referred to Matthuga by a friend of mine who was there with his family a few days back. And they were very happy about the place. As it was monsoon and I wanted to photograph Jog and some other nearby places I choose to stay at Matthuga with a friend of mine. We took the Bangalore-Shimoga train which... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Very horrible Guest treatment from the caretakers. looks like they are not happy to see you there. Very little options for Dinner & they are not eve around to ask for more plates. Breakfast choice was also minimal. Feels like you are ignored all the way. Horrible experience as we had stayed at a good place before. not sure if... More

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Bangalore, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed at this place en route to karwar and stayed here for a day. The rooms were clean and spacious. Provided us with good food for breakfast, dinner etc and also surprised to see good snacks in the evening too. The place had nice jungle surroundings. Jog falls was not faraway and we went for a while there. apart... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This is a very homely resort, with just a few rooms and cottages. It provides experience totally different from that of a normal hotel. Spread over a few acres of greenery/plantations, the cottages are large, well designed and comfortable. The resident couple that manages it prepares home cooked simple meals and is keen to help weary travelers arriving after a... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We were a group of 6 ,already booked Matthuga online! got delayed arriving to the place! We went to Jog falls then realised we had to go back another 10 kms! We arrived at around 8pm. we didnt bother to inform/check on dinner beforehand! But when we arrived got freshened up and came to main building an amazing array of... More

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Address: Talavata (Near Jog Falls) BH Road (NH 206), Shimoga 577421, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Shimoga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Stay @ Matthuga Shimoga, Karnataka

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A spectacular mountain backdrop, lush green areca plantation, untouched wilderness located on a truly mesmerizing landscape – that is Stay @ Matthuga for you. Here, you can let the world drift away as you enjoy the exotic surroundings. Your ambience here is perfumed with the inciting aroma of areca, coffee, pepper, vanilla, cardamom and wild orchids. Stay @ Matthuga is a plantation bungalow, Situated in the middle of 10 acres of Areca Garden on the Bangalore-Honnavar National Highway (NH206), 19 Km from Sagar and 8 Km before Jogfalls. Stay @ Matthuga is nostalgic in its setting, attractive in style and comfort. Stay @ Matthuga is a slice of the green paradise that runs through the western ghats. Breath life afresh! ... more   less 
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