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Gonakal Homestay

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Thogarihankal Post, Tarikere Road, Chikamagalur 577101, India
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed with my parents in this property in July this year and had a really great experience. The hosts are just awesome, extremely careful of what we would like to have and trying their best to make our stay memorable. Apart from the hosts the other point Gonakal would score is the scenery it offers. The mornings are breathtakingly... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long search, and with trip advisor reviews, we narrowed down Gonakal homestay for our 3 day stay. We generally book in resorts/hotels and never stayed in a homestay till then. It was one of the best decisions we took in that trip. A perfect homestay to relax, have fun, burst your stress. This is not a luxurious homestay,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the experience of a 2 night 3 days stay! The 300 year old heritage home gives a very warm and welcoming feel. Anudeep's parents (Hosts) don't make you feel away from home even for a minute! Special mention and a humble thanks to Aunty for preparing delicious and hot Malnad cuisine and to Uncle for promptly inviting us to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Absolutely NO WORDS! <3 A homely,friendly,caring and family atmosphere with Uncle and Aunty(Girish Uncle & Leela Aunty) Delicious Menu. Beautiful senere,amidst coffee estate and beautiful chirping birds around home stay. Stress relieving ,peaceful and serene ! :) <3 Thank you Aunty and Uncle. :)

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

To start with, I would like to thank Mr. Girish and Mrs Leela for their genuine hospitality. Though we reached little late, the couple were waiting for us as our parents would do. A very warm welcome from the hosts made a very pleasant beginning of our trip. The scenic beauty at the very entrance of the home-stay, gives the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

an awesome place and people. You don't feel like you are at some others place. And you can enjoy the home made food with wonderful people and in the middle or lap of Mother Nature. A perfect place for family and an outing

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

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 June 21, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

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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