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Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Murikkady | Periyar, Thekkady 685535, India
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Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Thekkady
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wrote a review about this hotel a few weeks ago, but to my surprise it's no longer on trip advisor? Apart from the great location and a great welcome the service overall was not so great. Food orders were not honored, several items not provided and no apology or explanation why. Bedding dirty and clearing of rooms somewhat poor.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently spent two nights at Shalimar Spice Garden while on a tour of Kerala. It turned out to be one of the nicest hotels we visited. It is situated outside of town, in lush tropical surroundings, with a garden filled with birds and very diverse vegetation. The rooms (cabin style) are very comfortable and have nice verandas. Service and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an unpromising drive up a bumpy lane, you arrive at a gatehouse and look down on a hidden paradise. The cottages are lovely, each tucked away in the jungle, that is the beautiful gardens of this wonderful retreat. The food was superb, the massage heaven and staff delightful. The hotel would not suit someone who wants to wander out... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Auckland, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No surprises here. A nice location with great staff, great service, great massage, and great food. A wee out of the way so if walking to shops is your thing this may not be suitable, but if a great natural retreat is what you are after with delicious food then this place is a must!

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful and scenic properties in Thekaddy. Originally started by a Swiss lady, this has undergone a management change but the service and experience levels have remained the same. First impressions on going through the arch gate is impressive. You walk through a wooden bridge like entering into a tharvad. Dont expect to have TV or wifi... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 4 days and nights at Shalimar Spice Garden and enjoyed this time incredibly. Management and staff are friendly, efficient and do everything to make your stay enjoyable. The Environment of the Hotel offers lots of activities of all kinds, but you can also spend a very relaxing and enjoyable day within the hotel's premises. I highly recommend this... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Highly recommend this property - beautiful and staff were fantastic. Chefs meals to die for!! What a fantastic time we had - soon to return Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff - a truly memorable holiday.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Nothing was too much trouble, my wife and a friend stayed in late October. They had a proper third bed ( not a zed bed) that was moved within the beautiful teak cottage with no issue. Siby, the restaurant manager conducted a great team of colleagues who genuinely wanted to make our stay special. His Shangrila trained chef produced fantastic... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Paris, France
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had such a good time in Shalimar Spice Garden that I would rather stay speechless. It was all perfect. The staff was lovely. The food at the restaurant was delicious. You will never forget he garden and the pool. A pity we didn't stay longer. Hope to go back soon.

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed here on our honey moon trip,This resort is situated inside a well maintained plantation and they are having good honey moon cottages from different ranges.it will be a different experience for you.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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Address: Murikkady | Periyar, Thekkady 685535, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Spice Garden Hotel Kumily
Shalimar Spice Garden Thekkady
Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway Thekkady, Kerala
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