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Paradisa Plantation Retreat

3.0 of 5 Murinjapuzha P.O., Thekkady 685532, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

This is certainly a 'get away from it all' place! We were met by Simon as got out of our car and he made us very welcome indeed. On the first afternoon there was a walk around the neighborhood and then the next day Simon took us to a tea plantation and factory to see tea being harvested and produced.... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We count ourselves fortunate to be is this beautiful location and are happy to have shared it with you. Yes, there are a couple of mosquitoes, and though they are few, they can be persistent, so your advice on bug spray would be welcomed by readers. Thank you for staying with us and look forward... More

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is billed as a retreat and it certainly gives you great peace and quiet. The service by all was fantastic and simon was a very gracious host. I think there are a couple of suggestions I would make, one being a few more seats around the pool. There were only four but plenty of room for a few more.... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

The comments in your post are made all the more valuable by your suggestions on how we can better our property. We are looking into netting the windows and doors in an unobtrusive but effective way. Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We look forward to your next visit. More

Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Best on our trip will return. Personal attention for everything. Perfect excursion and plenty of quiet areas in cabin or common area to read and relax. Pool is nice with amazing view. Must do the walks and tea tour organized by Simon and his team. In fact, Simon is what really made the experience as he cares so much about... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your comments and for your encouraging feedback. It was a pleasure to have you with us. It is only right that we do our best to ensure you enjoy your holiday and glad that you had a good stay. Over the years we have become known for our food and are pleased that you were not... More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This was hospitality at it's best. Paradisa is located high in the hills near Thekkady and of course it's remote, that's part of the charm - the sheer solitude and beauty of the place was complimented by the wonderful generosity of the owner, Simon, and his staff. For a family of 4 Cardammon Cottage was perfect, the food was as... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and your kind words. Your comments are heartwarming and we are happy to have been able to contribute to making your family holiday a memorable one. It was a pleasure to have you with us and look forward to your next visit. More

Kochi (Cochin), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We booked following a recommendation and enjoyed the trip to this out of the way place in the mountains. We were met on arrival by our host Simon, a generous and erudite host who enjoys the art of conversation. He is extremely knowledgeable and takes great personal interest and pride in his retreat. The cabins are delightful, though not air-conditioned... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your trouble in posting your comments here. Also glad to know that you felt the “Retreat” concept and liked it as well. Your review will certainly be of value to prospective guests at Paradisa. Thank you and hope you come again. More

Columbia, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

As name tells, this is a real paradise in jungle. Bit difficult to reach here as the road too long from munnar..an authentic kerala structure in forest. best time to spend at night time. A real peaceful place..Staff and owner was real friendly..one of the best place ww stayed in our kerala trip..we will come back for sure.

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, though so short. We look forward to your next visit and will do our best to ensure you have a great stay. Thank you. More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
33 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

A remarkable hotel in the middle of the forest/jungle, carved into the side. The view is remarkable. The cabins have no A/C but there are fans and that is enough for a peaceful sleep. The food is good and staff, under Simon the owner, are welcoming and friendly. The hot water left much to be desired! It is clean and... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We apologise for the trouble you had with the hot water but this has been remedied now. Your feedback is invaluable to us and keeps us motivated to improve our service. Thank you once more and we do hope to have you stay with us again. More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The hotel was booked by my nephew and we had no idea on the kind of place it was going to be. The drive from Munnar to Paradisa Retreat was long and arduous and even when we got close to the nearest village, there were no sign posts to the resort. Luckily our car driver spoke to local lingo and... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

We are happy that you chose to go with your nephew’s recommendation for your holiday, and relieved that you were not disappointed. Thank you for staying with us. Thank you also for the detailed and very kind review that you have taken the trouble to post here. We look forward to your next visit. More

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The Paradisa Plantation Retreat offers a truly unique and magical experience which will be the highlight of any holiday. To start with the location is simply breathtaking. You really do feel like you are staying in the middle of the jungle which makes for an incredibly peaceful and tranquil experience. This is a hotel which has been built with love,... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

We are overwhelmed by your generous praise, and are happy to have contributed in a positive way to this special time of your life. We will continue to strive every day to earn the kind words in your review. More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is a truly unique and memorable place to stay. Simon, the owner and his small team treat guests like friends - going out of their way to inform and delight. The location is magical and we were treated to wonderful tours of the plantation & a cooking demonstration- from enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. The rooms, whilst simple, give you... More

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Paradisa, Owner at Paradisa Plantation Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. It is extremely gratifying to note that you felt the emotion which is so easily missed while taking in the beauty of the location. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we hope to have you stay with us again. More

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Address: Murinjapuzha P.O., Thekkady 685532, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Paradisa Plantation Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Paradisa Plantation Retreat Hotel Thekkady
Paradisa Plantation Retreat Idukki
Paradisa Plantation Retreat Thekkady, Kerala

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