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El-Paradiso

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   By Pass Road, Thekkady 685509, India
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Ranked #24 of 78 Thekkady B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014
Prashdsouza Bangalore, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights. The place is well located with a host of eateries and other attractions nearby. There is nothing much to write about the hotel though. It leaves a lot to be desired for sure. Everything from the beds, toilets and cleanliness is below par. The only face saving is the greenery surrounding the place... More

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Toronto, Canada
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Location is good but that's it. You can get it cheap so it's good for young travelers but there are much nicer places nearby on the main roads. The concept of home stay varies but in this case there is a low class hotel on the back of a home. This is not a quaint B&B.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We had a variety of problems with our stay at El Paradiso. Initially, they wanted to give us a second floor room but in spite of the fact that we requested a ground floor room, they wanted to take us to a second floor room. Also disappointing was the fact that there were no facilities for our driver and his... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

A great reasonably priced guesthouse. The owners were most helpful and provided us with information on how to walk to places we were interested in. If you don't like sweet food just remember to say "no sugar" as fruit salad was a tad too sweet.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Good stay in Thekkady. Large clean rooms, with balconies to sit and read. Bathrooms had hot water and nice home-cooked breakfast available in communal downstairs area. Family are friendly with good information on tours. Thank you for our stay.

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Ebikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Very nice and friendli stuff. Great location. Very clean and nice rooms. Very good tour informations about the area. Simple but good breakfast. Nice view from balkony. Good rooftoop for yoga. Wifi. Good prices

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is a very nice and clean homestay where you feel right away 'at home'. The family is very friendly and they serve you very good breakfast in the morning (and let you try the local food if you like). Perfect time here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We had had some accommodation problems in Munnar and El Paradiso was just as the name says for us, clean comfortable, good rooms with ensuites, well situated and a welcoming helpful host who could arrange trips for us. I'd have no hesitation recommending this, except that they mentioned that they are opening a new hotel near the Periyar wildlife sanctuary... More

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17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at El Paradiso, with the friendly family hosts. Unlike other homestays we stayed in during our trip to Kerala, dinner was not included in the price here (and was not usually served), but this gave us the chance to go out and sample some local cuisine. On one evening we did have a cooking demonstration at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We received a welcome tea on our arrival at around 2pm. The owner, Babu, sat with us and asked about our journey so far and plans for our stay Kumilly. He also gave us information of what was available. We let him know that we wanted to visit the national park, do a light trek and catch a Kathakali performance.... More

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Address: By Pass Road, Thekkady 685509, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
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Hotel Class:3 star — El-Paradiso 3*
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Welcome to El-Paradiso, a family run homestay situated at the heart of Periyar (Thekkady), the Wildlife Destination of Kerala. We are ideally located in a quiet and peaceful part of Periyar on the by-pass road, near Taj Gerden Retreat. Rooms at El-Paradiso are well appointed and tastefully decorated. Rooms are with their own private balcony and en-suite bathroom. Piping hot water is available 24 hours a day. Ground floor rooms overlook our pretty garden, whilst those on the upper floors have stunning, far-reaching forest and mountain views. ... more   less 
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