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Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Viripara, Munnar 685611, India
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Ranked #30 of 66 hotels in Munnar
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neha G Bangalore, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed from 29th Mar-31st mar 2014..the hotel is situated a little far away from the main town but its a beautiful location..the room was clean and nice and the service is excellent. There are tea gardens from walking distance and a beautiful waterfall a small trek away. If you are looking for an excellent location in the middle of... More

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Baia Mare, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The place is great, but you have to be aware that you are booking a place (kind of) in the middle of nowhere. The roads around Munnar are not great, so don't expect to move around easily. But it is a perfect place to disconnect a bit from the world, walk through tea plantations, or enjoy some time by the... More

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New Delhi, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed here with couple of my friends on 15 feb 2013. I will directly start with pros and cons this time. Pros: Awesome location. Inbetween tea gardens, with a.few spices trees and banana tree. 10 minute walk to waterfall. You can bath under it. Sound.of the insects which eat bananas. Service boys are.cooperative and good. Munna and Mannu, these... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We had a great time at Wild Elephants. Really remote location set in a cardamom plantation. We went for a walk through the surrounding "jungle" in the property itself. The manager was really nice enough to upgrade us to the honeymoon resort. We turned up to munnar and negotiated a good price on the phone before we turned up to... More

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Pune, India
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I made the booking for couple of my friends and also transferred Rs. 3000.00 as an advance at least a month before the booking date. When I called to confirm the same 2 days before the arrival date, I got a shock of my life when they told me that our room has not been confirmed. This happened on 4th... More

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london, england
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I had e-mailed this hotel twice before we arrived but got no reply, that made me a bit nervous about arriving as it really in the middle of no where. Our reception was very poor, no welcome only a disbelief that we had booked, even thought I had confirmation. The room I booked was not available and we were shown... More

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

remote location, miles on bumpy, narrow winding road from the town of Munnar. Poor services, untrained staff who have no idea what they are doing. Clever web site pictures - the 'swimming pool' is hardly more than a paddling pool. Room clean but not well appointed. Lots of garbage around the hotel. Owner blamed manager for the problems I encountered... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I was there with my family for 2 days in the first week of January. The resort itself is located on the top of a hill, in midst stunning scenic beauty. The scenery is spectacular from all angles from the resort. As is located away from the town, it is extremely quiet, we submerged into the beautiful nature, lying in... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Apart from the good views, this hotel is appalling. For starters it is at least 23km from Munnar, not 15 as claimed and it is not a good road. How it has a certificate of excellence from trip advisor, displayed in the reception office and dining room, beggars belief. The so called deluxe bedroom was small, and reminded my husband... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A great place to stay and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The air so clean, the surroundings so calm and quiet. Even though it was only a 2 day trip we enjoyed quite a lot. I've been to many other hotels in Munnar but this was unlike any other. The rooms even though not very... More

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Additional Information about Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Resort

Also Known As:
Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Hotel
Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Hotel Munnar
Address: Viripara, Munnar 685611, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Munnar
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Munnar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Wild Elephant Eco Friendly Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wild Elephant Eco-Friendly Resort is situated 23 kms from Munnar on Kallar Mankulam Road near Letchmi Tea Estate.The resort is surrounded by Mountains,Tea Gardens and a waterfall from where it gets its water.It is a perfect hideout for people who want to relax in a peaceful environment without any disturbance, enjoying the beauty of pristine nature relaxing near the pool and hearing the sounds of crickets and the gurgling waterfall which can be viewed from the resort.The cottages and rooms are also aesthetically designed to gel with Nature. The Leaf cottage made partly of Bamboo leaf, The Mud cottage made of Mud and the Treetop cottage which has a Deck perched on a tree.The rooms have a good view of the swimming pool and the mountains.The resort has a restaurant where homely food served which is all prepared fresh with vegetables grown within the estate of the resort itself.Guests can trek down to the waterfall nearby and enjoy the tea estates and the Nature around or choose to take a Jeep safari which would take them into the wilderness where they can see numerous waterfalls, flowing rivers, a fish pond,hanging bridges etc.They can also choose to travel to Munnar for sightseeing and boating. ... more   less 
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