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Pottamkulam, Kottayam 686508, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This time we stayed for three nights and Kurian and Anuja are the most delightful hosts. As in previous reviews the food is superb. We again walked with Kurian around part of his estate, saw the local bee keeper and tasted his wonderful honey, took a tuk tuk ride around the local village and visited the nearby Benedictine school. If... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We recently experienced a two night stay in this beautiful home. Our hosts made us feel so welcome; their kindness, thoughtfulness and hospitality were evident throughout our stay. Whilst there we learnt about Kerala's architecture, plantations and tasted its delicious food. Anuja is an outstanding cook and her meals are presented beautifully; each dish was a subtle delight. We were... More

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I am glad that I am not staying more than two days as I would come away far bigger than I am now. Anuja and Kurian are great hosts and the food is superb with lots of Keralan dishes to try. Breakfast this morning was lovely with string hoppers, local honey, steamed bananas, and tapioca with a light chili sambal,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Shortly after arriving at Kalaketty we were taken for a tour of the property and our gracious host Mr Kurian who explained the workings of a rubber plantation. Then the heavens opened but that did not deter us as the atmosphere is amazing. We had the best experience staying in one of the two beautifully appointed rooms (almost apartment The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

For two days we were welcomed in to the hosts family. In this beautiful part of Kerala we went for morning walks with them, toured their rubber plantation, and visited the countryside. They made us feel like part of the family. For foodies such as us we were amazed by the home cooked Kerala cuisine that was truly delicious. This... More

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Birmingham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

We arrived to a warm welcome from Anuja and shown around their beautiful home. The room we had was amazing, huge with a wonderful wooden ceiling with a study off, facing the vegetable garden. The food was out of this world, we were there for two days and felt we had been given a tour of Keralan food - exceptional!... More

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Tarcutta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Having stayed in a number of very good hotels, guesthouses and clubs in a three week odyssey around Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Kalaketty Estate stood out as the best of the best. If you are looking for a peaceful retreat with welcoming and very generous hosts; clean, spacious and well appointed accommodation which reeks of history; superb meals (quite the... More

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Exceptionally spacious and comfortable accommodation set this property apart from your typical hotel. Beautifully appointed homestay with fantastic food. Adjacent to the family home and overlooking the estate, was interesting to learn about rubber production. Absolute peace and quiet was a welcome retreat from everyday life. For this reason would suit couples wanting to unwind and relax with not much... More

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

A wonderful 100 year old house with some more modern buildings. A lovely large bedroom with ensuite and an extra room for sitting/lounging/writing in and tea and coffee making facilities.It was like coming to visit relations. Anuja and Karian welcomed us and made us feel part of the family.The food was exceptional - the best we tasted during this trip... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Kalaketty Estate is a peaceful retreat surrounded by rubber plantations. Our room was large, airy and beautifully furnished, and during our two days we had a wonderful balance of activities organised by our hosts and time to ourselves. We loved the accommodation, the food and the beautiful surroundings. The most special part of our stay was spending time with our... More

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Additional Information about Kalaketty Estate Homestay

Address: Pottamkulam, Kottayam 686508, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Kalaketty Estate Homestay Kottayam, Kerala, India

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