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Edakkal Hermitage

Kalpetta 673592, India
Edakkal Hermitage
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at the resort are very well spoken and extremely professional. Food was superb. A must do if you want to visit this place is the dinner at the cave. For 600 a piece it is a experience that you will cherish for a life time. The resort by it self can be very noisy during the day, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Staying at this spot is truly an experience of living in the Forest, among the rocks, trees, birds and monkeys. It is thoughtfully laid out, and gives a very lay back ambience for good relaxation. the views from the cabins are breadthtaking. The service is good, staff very friendly and helpful. A lot of climbing steps and inclines. There is... More 

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Greater Kochi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Definitely recommend staying here. We also booked the candlelit dinner for two. Fantastic service, beautiful scenery, very nice room. Would definitely recommend to all travelers, especially foreigners. It does get a little loud during the day when the caves open, but it clears up around 5 pm. Luckily you won't be in the room all day with so much to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Awesomeness in terms of View, Hospitality (Thanks to Sijin and Lins), Facilities in the room, Candles' light dinner in a cave. Had no need to go in search for any Sun set points, cottage named Lascaux had an awesome view so that you can either lay back on your bed and enjoy the sun set or enjoy the Sun set... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great location, breath taking views, and a mountainside dotted with cute little cottages. I would highly recommend for travellers. Edakkal Hermitage is beautiful and pretty quiet. The food deserves a special mention, made with love, and just like one might expect food to be at home. The candle-light dinners in a cave on the property is a great experience -... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It is a wonderful place to spend your weekend. We stayed here for a night and the experience was extraordinary. Very friendly staff and great hospitality. The Cave dinner in a real cave lite up by hundreds of candles is very romantic and worth it. You may need to book the dinner at the cave before hand and also mention... More 

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Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Friendly staff, well planned hotel/dinner package and the proximity to the Edakkal caves makes this a lovely get away. We were looking for a quiet and cosy place and a unique visit, we got all of that at Edakkal Hermitage. The food was generous and tasty, they took into account our taste and preferences even cooking plantains (big bananas) for... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed here for a night recently while on a trip further down south. The resort is outstanding, with its beautiful cottages, the view, food and the access to the caves. We stayed at the Kapova cottage, which is perched on a hillside with great views of the western ghats. The nice balcony served as a view point and a place... More 

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Edakkal Hermitage is a nice place to stay a couple of days. The rooms are neat and clean. The location is excellent. It is exactly on the trekking trail to Edakkal caves. The food is tasty but they offer only fixed menu for lunch and dinner. The service is excellent and the staff is quite friendly. The food is pretty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When I say "Athithi Devo Bhava", its cz we were truly treated dat way... had a long weekend and took my parents out after almost 12 yrs. Since it was peak time, didn't find any bookings and the reviews here convinced me to take up 2 rooms. Luckily got the Kapova rooms (There are just 2 in Kapova). Let me... More 

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