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Aranya Nivas KTDC

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kumily, Thekkady 685536, India
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Ranked #14 of 33 Hotels in Thekkady
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ravi S Pune, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the hotel which is situated deep inside the Thekkady forest for 2 nights. The property is under renovation and hence a lot of building materials spread around in the premises. We stayed in the lone suite room as this was the only room with AC. The quality of stay was excellent. The hotel provides a complimentary service of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for boat tickets and to have a feel of jungle. The location of hotel is excellent but rooms are not as expected. The rooms are small and suffocating since you can not open windows. Restaurant service is also ordinary. Not much recreation facilities. After 6 pm one get bored in hotel.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For periyar lake wildlife boat safari this is undoubtedly the best location to stay as located on the bank of the lake. Rooms are spacious, views from room is good but food, specially dinner is really not at all upto the mark moreover on the pathetic side as compare to their higher tariff charges.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at KTDC aranya Nivas for 1 night and found out it was an amazing property. Actually they are renovating the property. So next time when I visit it, It will be a gem. The Rooms are very neat, clean and spacious. Bathroom fittings are awesome which cannot be expected from a government property. The staff is very professional,... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at KTDC Aranya Nivas for a couple of nights in the second week of October. The renovation of the hotel was going on in full swing and I must say that the next time I visit, the hotel will be plush. The rooms were large and comfortable and the room service was just excellent! Since they were renovating... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is situated few meters infront of the canteen inside the periyar reserve. It is close to the boating area and provides a lake view at a distance. I found the receptionist least bothered about the customer and also the language barrier existed.

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Rooms are not very clean, bathrooms give a damn smell. found a baby lizard in the room, thankfully one guy helped us to drive it away. The most disappointing was, my toddler was hurt and I wanted a plain cotton to clean his wound, the staff did not have it ! Common guys you are in a sanctuary, god forbid... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It is located inside the Sanctuary and very close to Periyar lake. You can take a boat ride in the lake. Hotel provides booking facility fr the same. Various trekking packages in the Sanctuary are available. Rooms are ok. Its little dark inside, may be because it is surraounded by jungle. There are chances of monkeys entering your room through... More

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Kochi, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Hotel inside the sanctuary. Well furnished, neat clean, large rooms, calm and quite except wild life. excellent service and good food. we saw monkeys, Malabar giant squirrel, great Indian Horn-bill from the room balcony. reasonably priced. wish to visit again. Thanks Aranya Nivas and KTDC

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Onam Holidays 2014 were spent by us with a wonderful stay in Hotel Arannya Nivas for 3 days. The property is situated inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve where the entry is strictly restricted by entry pass only issued by Forest Department of Kerala . The stay was very pleasing indeed. The Location, Sleep quality, Service, Quantity and Quality of food... More

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Address: Kumily, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranya Nivas KTDC 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Aranya Nivas Ktdc Hotel Thekkady
Aranya Nivas Idukki
Aranya Nivas Hotel Idukki
Aranya Nivas KTDC Thekkady, Kerala

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