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Hotel Ambadi

Ambadi Junction, Thekkady 685536, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was not impressed! Ambiance is good. Rooms okay. Restaurant service rather poor. Too much delay in service. Walking distance from shopping centers, proximity to Periyar Tiger Reserve, polite and co-operative staff and hot water to bathe at all hours (up on request) redeeming features.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Atmosphere, location, food, services are excellent. Good place to stay with family & friends. I spent memorable time with this hotel and staff supported to hospitality. Room design was good. Thanks to Hotel Authority to provide Nice service.

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Muscat, Oman
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This hotel has certainly seen better days and staying off season meant that rooms had been left made up for some time before occupation. The bed lined, frayed and stained was very damp, as was everything else in the room. Some rooms are practically on the road running along the rear of the hotel. Vehicle noise and horns were a... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went the for a lunch along with relatives. Restaurant service was not better as in the past visit and the food choice was also bit less. I order chinese food, which was not upto the mark as in the paste.

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for a night.great hotel with a rustic charm.we booked a cottage room.we got a large room with a balcony.very reasonably priced.they also have duplex room but somehow it didn't look very appealing.the hotel has got lot of greenery inside its premises. U can find jackfruit trees, mango trees with fruits reaching you. The hotel has... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I visited this place in mid-feb. i found the rooms were awesome (i'd say super awesome) but staff were horrible. I has to call 2-4 time for one single thing. i.e. driking water, bathroom met etc. Staff was neither able to understand english nor hindi. It was hard time for me to ask something. Luckely guy on the reception was... More

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We are really thankful to you for staying in our resort and we appreciate your kindness for writing your review about Ambadi in Trip Advisor.First of all please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay at Ambadi. We request you to visit Ambadi again and assure you the best services More

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This hotel is in a reasonable location and the rooms look good and are spacious. The lights went out twice during my stay (in my room only) and it was only after the second time that they told me that a hairdrier could not be used. The hotel has a restuarant which serves decent food but the service is very... More

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We appreciate your action in having written a few lines regarding your experience with us. The problems faced by you are being looked into and we assure you that you will not face any such difficulties in future. More

Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Last week myself with friends visited this hotel for having food. In the menu card they mentioned "Food will be served 20 to 25 mins after taking the order. All the food items are hand picked by our CEO". Ordered 6 Biriyani, waiter said they will prepare after taking the order. We waited for 30 mins & asked waiter again,... More

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We apologies for the difficulties you encountered at the hotel. We have looked into the matter and corrective action has been taken to avoid such complaints in future. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Stayed at this hotel as part of a tour group. It looked very nice and the hotel was well laid out. However the shower in my bathroom was unworkable - the dials could not be turned. Also there were other plumbing problems. The hot water was turned off during the day and the hairdryer would not work in the room... More

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We appreciate your kindness for writing your review. First of all please accept our sincere apologies for the difficulties faced by you. The matter has been looked into and corrective action taken to avoid such inconvenience to our valued customers. More

India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My boss had booked me at this hotel. He has been using it for years and loves it. And now I too can say the same. It is truly home away from home. My small deluxe room was so cozy with a massive bathroom. The room had a small wall fan, and while it was a little hot during the... More

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback.The factors causing the inconvenience have been taken note and we assure you that effective steps will be taken for rectifying the same immediately. More

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Address: Ambadi Junction, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
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Hotel Ambadi Thekkady, Kerala

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Hotel Ambadi is on the edge of Periyar wildlife sanctuary giving you the best chance to explore Thekkady. Have the perfect holiday of your life by staying in the comforts of Kerala's first themed heritage resort. Enjoy the salubrious weather of the Western Ghats, listen to bird calls and spot wildlife at close quarters. You will cherish these tranquil moments of communion with Nature for everChoose from our 46 rooms across three different categories offering varying levels of comfort, all tastefully furnished in traditional style. Our hospitality is affordable and is bound to warm your hearts. Enjoy the various cuisines on offer in our restaurant Aditi, our delectable food is bound to be any gourmet's delight. Moreover our friendly staff will make sure that you have a pleasant stay with us and will even help you organise your trips and tours, if you choose. ... more   less 
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