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Gonakal Homestay

Certificate of Excellence
Thogarihankal Post, Tarikere Road, Chikamagalur 577101, India
Gonakal Homestay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had visited this place along with my frnds and it was an awesome experience... Esp anudeep and his family who treated all of us as their own, the food prepared by aunty was simply out of the world. Will definitely visit this place again this year...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome place to visit with friends, family. way to the place is pass through the forest that make you feel too close to nature and nice arrangements by anoodeep and his family will make you to stay there for some more days. Best time to visit the place is in winters. Ihave visited in march but in winters it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Gonakal from 6th - 8th of March. The house is beautiful. The Gowdas are excellent hosts, who have maintained the place very well. While we explored Chikamagalur because there are so many things to see there, one can safely omit everything and just spend time on the property - it is peaceful and serene, and the hosts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best and most accommodating homestay we have seen in the whole of Chikmaglur area. Must Do: Eat Aunty's Chicken dry sitting by the bonfire. Breakfast and lunch is truly malnad style and purely homemade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Gonakal for three days in March 2015 as a solo traveler. I did some research on homestays in the area and found Gonakal to be the most reasonably priced in this category. The other thing that drew me here was the food reviews, and the guests were not bluffing - the Malnad cuisine on offer here is simply... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place if you want to relax and enjoy a lazy holiday. Food was very healthy yet tasty. Despite dense greenery, the place was very neat and not much bugs or insects. Not just the rooms, but the whole estate was kept neat and clean which I think is very difficult and commendable. Would definitely want to visit again...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Nice!! Best thing about this home stay is Food. The place is Very clean and tidy. House is very old but very neatly maintained, owners also very friendly and caring and ll arrange all things which are required..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It makes very happy to write about Gonakal Homestay (Chikamagalur) as I had great time with my family. The authentic malanad food served here is amazing and the head of the Mr.Girish is quite friendly and down to earth person. The cottages here are cozy and gives a feeling at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I stayed here in feb with a huge group of as a team outing. End to end service, hospitality was gret. There was no shortage food and had the same gret taste. Ul Come back for these reasons, The old heritage house Breath taking view Short hike with guidance around the house Amazing food Excellent service Worth every rupee U... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Stayed here with family and it was just the prefect getaway we were looking from. The approach to the Homestay is off the main road (there is a sign board for Gonakal) - a 10 min ride into the woody area and tea plantations which is amazing. We were a group of 10 people and had booked all but one... More 

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