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Chrissie's Hotel

By-Pass Road, Thekkady 685536, India
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Chrissie's Hotel
Ranked #8 of 26 hotels in Thekkady
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 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
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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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22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This place came highly rated on Tripadvisor, but I'll say that this may not live up to that many expectations. For the price, the place could've been more comfortable. It is located a little off the main road that leads to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, but is easy to locate if you follow the sign posts. The entrance is small,... More

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Additional Information about Chrissie's Hotel

Also Known As:
Chrissies Hotel Thekkady
Chrissie's Hotel Thekkady, Kerala
Address: By-Pass Road, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thekkady
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Thekkady
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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