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KTDC Periyar House

Dist. Idukki, Thekkady 685536, India
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Ranked #38 of 86 Thekkady B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well to begin with, the place does promise you that wildlife can literally be spotted in its backyard! However, We could not enjoy the wilderness and the denizens of the jungle due to forest department restrictions for a jungle safari. However during our two nights and three days stay , we sure did have some memorable moments. The first night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on March 2015...Very nice and clean property...3-4 minutes walking distance from the river and boarding point of the jungle cruise....big size clean rooms with clean toilets...fantastic Jungle atmosphere...food quality is good...better to pre-order the food...only point of concern is the Monkeys....need to be always cautious about the Monkeys...they are brave and desperate....you need to always close the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Instead of writing a summary i will highlight the main points of interest for this resort 1.Awesome location nearby to the Periyar Lake(PS:there is a better option KTDC LAKE PALACE,a star property,which is actually located in an island but not for the wallet of a budget traveller) and ticket counter which is really helpful in case you do not have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you to stay in a resort within the sanctuary, this is one of two options, both run by the government. The place is old. But they keep it clean. And it is being renovated. Plus it has basic but comfortable rooms. Bathroom was also nice with high quality lemongrass soaps and herbal shampoo. The staff are sincere and courteous.... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We travel a lot but when we visited periyar house it was just awesome. The resort is so beautiful.....well maintained.....rooms are big...clean. Each and every staff is very very helpful and well behaved. The food is wonderful....they offer a wide varity in there buffet. I visited this place two times with my family and wish to visit many more times.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I was at the Periyar house on 1 May with my family (wife and toddler daughter). The only good thing that I can say about the place is that it is an awesome "place to be with family and be out in front of the building post 6:pm and take walks on the main road in front". The chirping of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I stayed on May 23rd and 24th there. The accommodation is inside the forest and great for forest lovers. But travellers who want some fun or shopping with a bit of forest may not find this accommodation very attractive because entry and exit from the forest is time bound and restricted.The ambience is great and you may see birds and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stayed here for two nights. The rooms were basic but good enough for the price. The location is fantastic as its within the wildlife reserve itself. Great for those early morning or late night treks through the forest. The food was very good and there were always something that one could eat even if he/she is not fond of local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Its an excellent place inside the national forest, food provided is good. Tickets for boat rides are available in KTDC and occupants are given preference, its a 10 min walk to the boat ride. Would highly recommand this place for staying inside the forest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We read mixed reviews about the place and therefore stayed in another hotel outside the forest reserve for a day. However, during our visit to the forest we went to the hotel and we were instantly in love with the place. If you go to a forest to be with nature, this place is the definitely the place to be.... More 

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