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The Shade

Chitirapuram P O | Chitirapuram, Munnar 685565, India
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The Shade
Ranked #18 of 82 Munnar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You stay in a beautiful surrounding (spice and tea plantation) and from your terrace in front of your room you can oversee this quiet nature. The room is good, the owner and his family is really friendly and the food you eat is mostly of their own (organic) plantation. His wife is a really good Indian cook and you can... More

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Richmond, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't have asked for a better stay in Munnar. My dad, sister and I stayed at The Shade. The property is very well kept, tastefully designed, and the views from the room we stayed in was breathtaking- probably one of the few times in my life I enjoyed waking up early just to take in the early morning view. Santosh... More

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Lieksa, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A very relaxing stay of 4 nights. Santhosh is simply a great host and his wife and 2 children also very friendly and helpful. i liked this Homestay so much and the early morning sunrises and coffee were a magical start to the day. I enjoyed the food and walks to the nearby village and the valley below. Santosh was... More

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stopped at The Shade a couple of weeks ago and although initially worried about the distance outside Munnar we couldn't have been more wrong. It's a brilliant place to stay if you want peace and quiet combined with amazing views, food and company. Santosh and his family we great to talk to and the food was excellent. The rooms... More

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Toulon, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I had booked for JJ Cottage but the boss did not received us so we want to the Shade. Oh yes! Thank's my god it was just a dream. Everything was great! Beautiful, clean, comfotable, kind family. Just a BIG deception...no beer...exepted one time :) doesn't matter I will return there. It was a marvellous experience. Thank's a lot!

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Ghent, Belgium
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We looked at several places in Munnar, and this was probably best price/quality at 1500rp including breakfast. It is some way away form Munnar, and a lot less high in altitude. In winter it had the ideal temperature, and the views are of tropical splendour). No need to stay close to Munnar anyway, as the town is not pretty. Do... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed with Santosh and his family at their home, and we are very pleased we did. The family is fantastic, and take care of your every need. Santosh organised a car every day for us to take in the sites of Munnar which are amazing. We also ate some of the best tasting and healthiest food we have... More

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Delhi, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Worst experience which ever i face in my life time. The shade is situated more that 15 km from city. More that 500metre range you can not found any other house. So little bit you feel terrible in the house. Santosa behavior is also too rude. The service is cheap quality at all there is no service. Food quality is... More

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Santhosh C, Owner at The Shade, responded to this review

Worst guest Your are not stay in my home in the month of January 2014, you stay in my home 22/12/2012, you already put one review in TripAdvisor in the month of January 2013, and again put it in the month of December 2013 that review removed from TripAdvisor page, and again put 3th review in the month of January... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We were welcomed by very nice family and the host himself. The rooms were clean and comfortable, though nothing to shout about. Could use some additional comforts like mats and cozy room. but anyway not that important. we were happy with the surrounding and warmness of the host and his family

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

The shade is a hidden gem! Nestled away in the most idyllic & stunning location The Shade offers perfect tranquility. The property is great, impeccably clean large rooms, reliable hot water, Ac, wifi etc but the true beauty is the setting. One can walk out of their room on to the balcony over looking stunning views of the valley, sit... More

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Additional Information about The Shade

Address: Chitirapuram P O | Chitirapuram, Munnar 685565, India
Location: India > Kerala > Munnar
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #18 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Munnar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are situated in the valley of green shades of Chithirapuram near to the supplementary river of Periyar called the 'Muthirappuzha'. We are providing you trekking through the Forest Mountains with genitivally divers. We are 13 Kms away from Munnar, and this location is well connected by road. We are just 95 Kms away from the Kochi International Airport and 120 Kms away from Kochin city. Nearest railway station Alwaye is 100 Kms away from the location We have a very nice farm yard, where you are very close to the freshness, and the calm and peace full fragrance of the spice garden. 2.5 acre property surrounded by the home stay, The home stay, which is now 4 years old, has cozy and simple rooms and its construction is only 14 years old. It is encircled by cardamom, nutmeg, glove, coco, coffee and pepper plantations, imposingly tall trees all around and has virtually no other building in sight. Out of the home stay’s 3 guest bedrooms, two are independently located and attached by a common area. These rooms are ideal for small families due to their apartment-like character. The home also has an open-air seating area in the backyard with the view of majestic mountains all around. ... more   less 

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