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Duke`s Forest Lodge

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Anapara, Vithura | Nedumangadu, Ponmudi, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day well indulged in this calm and cozy haven nestling on the brim of a tropical rainforest. The scenic beauty was captivating and so was the Kallar revelling in the power of kerala monsoon. The cottages, rooms and dining area offer a great view as they face the meandering Kallar River in the backdrop of the lush... More

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mariajacob_13, Owner at Duke`s Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Duke's Forest Lodge ! Hope you're doing well :). We are extremely happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us. From the busy scheduled life, we at Duke's Forest Lodge think it is very necessary to provide our guests with a holiday away from all the traffic and pollution and to just indulge and relax in... More

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We opted this place for our one day team (around 20 members) outing and didnt had an overnight stay. The location is very nice and offers you real privacy. But as a team, there is nothing much you can do at Duke's since the open space is very less. The only saving grace was the river which was flowing near... More

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mariajacob_13, Owner at Duke`s Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Duke's Forest Lodge Thank you for choosing us as your holiday destination for your day out. We are extremely surprised however that the food we prepared for you did not seem to appeal to your taste buds, as we recall getting extremely positive remarks about the buffet spread. Further our property is situated in about 100 acres of... More

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had gone to Duke's Lodge twice, one from office(50 people) and with wife. Both the times, it has been an amazing experience. The place is neat with cleaning almost done 2-3 times a day. They have a beautiful swimming pool where we could just relax and play there as long as we want. While going with the office group,... More

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mariajacob_13, Owner at Duke`s Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Greeting from Duke's Forest Lodge. Thank you for choosing us as your holiday destination , and we are very happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us ! Hoping to see you again and provide you with an even better holiday. Regards The team at Dukes Forest Lodge More

Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We spent three nights at this secluded lodge. Despite booking weeks in advance and the place being half empty, when we arrived we were shown one of the cottages overlooking the other cottages, not the river. We requested one overlooking the river, which they gave us, though the plunge pool (cold not a jacuzzi!) wasn't clean. The room itself was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

As previously reported Dukes Forest Lodge sits on the edge of a 130 acre rubber plantation, an interesting 1 hour drive from Trivandrum. The independent cottages are well appointed affording the right amount of privacy and come with a lovely balcony with beds for relaxing and a plunge pool on the lower level. We did feel that the bathroom although... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Ponmudi is a perfect example of a Rain Forest in kerala , So cohossing the stay in Ponmudi also should be such that you get to enjoy the nature . The KTDC hotel and the Duke's forest lodge is the best accomodation in Ponmudi.Personally i would prefer Duke's Forest Lodge as it is an ancient house converted into an accomodation... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Dukes Forest Lodge is an excellent Private Estate Lodging that is just an hour from Trivandrum and very near to the top of Ponmudi hillstation. The property is located in the middle of a spread out private estate that have Rubber, Coconut, Spices, livestock all in a natural reserve like forest surrounding with a natural water stream flowing alongside the... More

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bombay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Its a wonderful destination for relaxation.All the independent pool villas are facing to the River and its beautiful riverside view and swimming in the ice cold water gives a heavenly atmosphere to all.The property and its surroundings are eco-friendly and one could see Coffee, Pepper, Coco, Cardamom plantation every were. Duke’s forest lodge situated in the banks of River kallar... More

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

After living for several months in India, our stay at Duke’s provided our first real escape to a place of natural beauty, peacefulness, and total relaxation. Built within a plantation of rubber trees and numerous other crops and overlooking a fast moving, crystal clear river, our elegant Keralan style cottage was clean, nicely furnished, and offered a massive bed that... More

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

We had planned to spend four nights in Kovalam, but did not like the beach or hotel so we found Duke's in a guide book and went there. Great location in the middle of a rubber plantation. Rooms are old, big cottages each with a cold water jacuzzi. The bed was so big I had to send a text to... More

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Address: Anapara, Vithura | Nedumangadu, Ponmudi, India
Location: India > Kerala > Ponmudi
Also Known As:
Duke`s Forest Lodge Ponmudi, Kerala, India

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