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Bananki Homestay

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Devangi Post, Shimoga, India
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Bananki Homestay
Ranked #1 of 16 Shimoga B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bananki homestay is a lovely place for authentic Malnad experience. We had gone as 2 families and the experience was great. The food is the highlight of this trip. The family makes authentic local cuisine and its very well prepared and presented. The stay is also comfortable. Some rooms are in the ancestral house which is ornate. Couple of rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of three have just returned from a lovely weekend spent at Bananki homestay. All i can say is that none of us wanted to leave and head back to routine!! The hosts are wonderful and looked after us and our needs rather well. The food was a big highlight as were the home made wines! Came back feeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking forward to our trip to Bananki, keeping in mind the rave reviews that we read on tripadvisor. And true to what we read, Bananki stands out on multiple aspects. First of all, the place is easy to reach and you don't need to meander through rough roads to get there. The roads were excellent when we traveled... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Welcoming and friendly hosts, great malnad home food and clean, cosy rooms. We spent a couple of nights at Bananki over Dussehra (2014). Had a relaxing break and did a little bit of sight-seeing. Few nice places within 30-40kms: Kusalli (Kuvempu's house) is < 5kms, Kavaledurga (a nice short trek) is < 20kms and Kundadri view point < 35kms. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are looking to explore the Malnad region or just need a getaway for a long weekend, Bananki is a great place. It's so warm and unpretentious that our family of five loved it from the moment we stepped in. Arpitha and Rachan are great hosts - friendly and ready to help with all those little tips that make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Bananki gets the basics right - clean rooms and toilets, decent bed, and healthy food Great location to visit attractions in and around Thirthahalli and Shimoga Property: Encourages you to spend your time outdoors. Wonderful lawns, and lot of outdoor seating options that allows you to soak in the great environment and weather. You have a stream close by (not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I was planning for a trip to the malnad region during dasara. Was looking for a place to stay nearby Thirthalli. I got hold of this place from trip advisor, and called up Apritha the owner of the homestay. Though initailly I had planned for a one day stay but after talking to her decided for a 2 day stay.... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The place is about 9 km from Thirthahalli and is very near to Kuppalli and Kavishaila. It is just next to Thirthahalli-Koppa highway. But inside the property it is a peaceful atmosphere. We stayed in this Homestay for a day. I have stayed in many Homestays before but this will rank in one of best places. We were given an... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed in Bananki Homestay for 1 day and really enjoyed the stay. Food especially was great, delicious food with good variety - just loved it. Hosts are very helpful. Choices of home made wine was excellent. Beautiful garden and cottages surrounded by greenery made us thinking of extending the stay for one more day. Loved the beautifully maintained lawns.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stayed there for 2days during last week of September. The two days stay, really had awesome experience. We went there during lunch time, the food was very tasty and homely. Games not only for kids but also for elders was very refreshing.(cricket, shuttle, basket ball, table hockey, table football etc...).Hospitality was too good. Special credit goes to cook and... More 

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Address: Devangi Post, Shimoga, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Shimoga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Bananki Homestay Shimoga, Karnataka

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