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Cherrakara P.O Tahlapoya Post, | Thalapoya, Kalpetta 673121, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to go with a bunch of friends. To just chill and vege out. The place is clean and the food fantastic. We came from Malaysia in December 2012, a group of friends, and to escape to a place like this was super.... We heard a tigers roar, and we saw wild elephants trampling thru the ingle around... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely LOVED the place and the people running it. It is nestled deep in the mountains and the nearest civilization is 4 kms away. No phone connectivity, no internet connectivity, no TV - Absolute Bliss! The only thing you can do is go on really long walks or read and eat Muthu's fantastic cooking! And Shaji is the perfect guide... More 

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Kent England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

When you are told that you and your travelling companions have the whole place to yourselves because they know you'd prefer it that way, you know its going it's not your ordinary resort. Fringe Ford is remote and the trip there up needs a story vehicle - it was all arranged for us and we were met in the local... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

What an unbelievably magical place. We were meant to be here for 3 nights but ended up extending our stay by an extra night. Mammooty is an absolute gent, so helpful, accommodating and knowledgable about the land around Fringe Ford. Shaji was a wonder to behold, pointing out elephant and tiger tracks that we would have just have walked past... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

A remote place with incredible views of the mountains from the terrace. Walks with guide, Shaji, were amazing - he is so enthusiastic. The food was superb and vast quantities of it. First meal not spicy but cook soon learned we like real Keralan food so wonderful on subsequent days. Need to be reasonably fit to enjoy the walks although... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We had a perfect stay at Fringe Fort: The house is charming and perfectly located in the middle of the Wayanad forest. Totally relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. The staff (the guide and and the manager) were absolutely friendly and helpful! The food and the chef were amazing. All in all: mind-blowing! Thanks a lot.

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Pune, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My wife and I stayed there over New Years 2014 We had excellent guidance getting there, first on the phone, and later from the managers son guiding us thru their private forest road. If you have a 4x4 vehicle, we strongly suggest you to be bold and do the drive yourself, though a very good jeep drop is arranged by... More 

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

If you want an isolated, far from civilization, in and around nature kind of stay, then Fringe Ford offers excellent value for money. The treks we went on were very good, although leeches can be a problem. The rooms we stayed in were comfortable and clean. To top it all, home cooked food by the hotel staff

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We visited Wayanad and chose Fringe Ford basis reviews that my partner had picked up years ago in an Outlook Traveller edition. And the resort lived up to our expectations in every way. Whether you are looking for a trek in the jungles, authentic delicious home cooked Kerela food, or lazying on a hammock with a view of the far... More 

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Fringe Ford in October 2013 for 3 nights and would recommend a stay at Fringe Ford. The lows: We understood from the staff that we were the last guests to stay before a temporary closure for total redecoration and renovation and as such our experience of the accommodation is unlikely to be the same... More 

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Address: Cherrakara P.O Tahlapoya Post, | Thalapoya, Kalpetta 673121, India
Location: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Kalpetta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Fringe Ford Kalpetta, Kerala, India

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