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Gonakal Homestay

Certificate of Excellence
Thogarihankal Post, Tarikere Road, Chikamagalur 577101, India
Gonakal Homestay

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this place last weekend with husband and two kids - 2 and 9 years. We stayed there for one night and we had a good time. The homestay is located 30min away from the Chikmagalur city in the midst of what looked like a forest. Anyone who needs a break off from city life, this is the place.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you stay here, there are a couple of disclaimers that come with having a good experience. You need to be mentally prepared for a rustic homestay experience with complete solitude and an intimate nature experience. This includes- 1) No Cellphone connectivity(apart from a faint BSNL Cellone signal) 2) a 1.5 km kutcha lead in road that takes 15-20 mins... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its one of the Best home stay I have stayed in a long time. I have been to many home stays, but many are not even close to home stay. This one a perfect home stay for the family to have fun, relax and eat some good food. We were a family of 3 including my 6 years old son... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a break from the bustling city life and drive down to Gonakal Homestay. In the middle of their own Coffee estate spread stands this 350 year old Bungalow built with beautifully carved wood and old tiles. The family is quiet and sweet, making you comfortable through out your stay. The rooms are fairly decent with clean bathrooms. Mrs.Gowda is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to visit and spend time. Ideally it should be a group. Hospitality is superb. Food preparations and serving is wholeheartedly done.. Worth visiting and spending time here...... Nearby good historical places are available. Kids can have outdoor playing experience safely. Women would enjoy the way the whole thing is managed. Older people would certainly go back to their... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was just looking to spend time with some friends and we zeroed in on this homestay. The trip was amazing.. Great Location Great Weather Great Hospitality Awesome food.. Worth the time and money spent.. Even their dogs were amazing..

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"THE BEST" place • To relax • To spend time away from busy work life • To experience the goodness of living with nature • To taste the real malnad food • To experience the true hospitality Why • Mesmerizing views of nature from the property • Pleasant stay in the midst of nature • Hospitality at its best (Mr.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a complete break from city life, this homestay is perfect. Located in the midst of a coffee plantation, this place is conveniently away from the main city of Chikmagalur. A very warm couple hosts you, and gives you some kickass food. They make sure you eat to your heart's content. What is great is that you... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely amazing and peaceful place. Speechless with the architecture of the 350+ year old farmhouse/estate. Surrounded by plantation and the view of the mountains are just magical. They serve you authentic Malnad food which is a treat by itself. With the campfire in front of you and the sky full of stars above your head is like Heavens. Rooms and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights with extended family. I got carried away with other reviews before booking. But I had a slightly different experience. First the pros, 1. Well maintained ancestral home located in a beautiful location 2. Offers great views of the mountains, coffee plantations 3. Located 1.5 km from main road, totally peaceful 4. Open spaces, good for playing games,... More 

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