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By-Pass Road, Thekkady 685536, India
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Chrissie's Hotel
Ranked #10 of 31 hotels in Thekkady
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Secunderabad, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Its been a while since we visited this place (2007) but, the images are pretty clear in our minds. It was a surprise find, not referred by anyone but just popped up while surfing.... and what a warm place it turned out to be. As you make your way through the narrow road from the main road, it presents nothing... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This was absolutely the best stay we had in 3 weeks trip to South India. The three of us got the family unit in the hotel, 2 rooms with a kitchen, with 2 terraces that have view to the trees. Monkeys came to visit every morning and evening. The place maintained in very high level, not obvious in India. The... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Guests are warmly welcomed when they arrive at Chrissie's and are well cared for during their stay! The property is lovely with beautiful foliage and monkeys entertaining you as they jump through the trees. The staff is helpful with your plans and will arrange for trusted drivers when you need them. The location is a short walk from the Tiger... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Friendly helpful staff and owners and we had a first floor room with a balcony which provided excellent views and wildlife. Birds flitting in and out of adjacent trees and the occasional monkey reminded you that this was a relaxing location.Room was pretty basic and poorly illuminated but functional bathroom with hot shower. We only experienced the breakfasts here which... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Very pleasant accommodation with a lovely garden view where you can observe wild life and monkeys. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast very good. Especially filter coffee and home made bread. Plenty of places to eat within walking distance as well as the one on site.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We checked a couple of places when we arrived in Thekkady and Chrissi's is one of the better options to stay. The rooms are simple but clean and you have a small veranda to sit outside. Take a room in the back house as it is more quite and looks across the garden. And try to get one on of... More

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Krakow, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I really liked the place. We spent three relaxing days there. Our room was on the top floor, it was very clean and comfortable; quite spacious comparing to other places we stayed in Kerala, with a nice balcony. There is a beautiful garden. The choice of food was quite limited, but very good. Middle Eastern platter was just amazing! Chrissie,... More

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Durban, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The travel consultants who choose this place as a 3 star deluxe hotel must be mad. The only reason they choose this place is to cut cost. MY wife and her sisters arrived here and found this place haunted. They were the only guest. Long stair ways to the rooms. This place is far from a 3 star deluxe hotel.... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We booked here based on comments in the Lonely Planet and I have to say I expected more. Our room was functional but sparsely furnished - there were two small bedside tables, a bed and and a rack to put your bag on but nothing else. We got soaked in the monsoon rains and there was nowhere to drape wet... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Cleanliness – seemed to be clean (5) Fixtures/fittings – Acceptable but limited (3) Proximity to attractions -(3) Food -Poor food selection and kitchen closed early in the evening (2) Wifi/Facilities – Wifi in lobby only, but only worked once. no room service, no tv or telephone in room (1) Staff – (3) Total Score - 17/30

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Address: By-Pass Road, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Chrissies Hotel Thekkady
Chrissie's Hotel Thekkady, Kerala

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Chrissie's is a small, friendly hotel set amidst gardens and natural teak forests in a quiet part of Thekkady village, Kerala, South India. Its well-appointed rooms, pretty garden and the relaxing ambiance of its rooftop vegetarian restaurant provide the perfect, peaceful location from which to explore the Periyar Tiger Sanctuary and the beautiful surrounding countryside. The yoga studio with its wooden floor and reaching mountain and forest views, combined with moderate temperatures make Chrissie's a wonderful place for retreats and workshops. ... more   less 
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