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Kollenkeril Plantation Home-Stay Bungalow

Karadippara, Munnar 685611, India
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Ranked #5 of 82 Munnar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dundee, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An absolute gem in Kerala, S India. A beautiful property with stunning views (especially from the tree house). Joseph is a great host and allowed you to get a real understanding of the area, it's people, industry, history and local cuisine. Really interesting tour of his plantation, far better than the herb/spice stop on our trip.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay whist exploring Munnar. Joseph and his team were great hosts - the food is amazing and provides you with a real education on traditional kerala food. Joseph will even give you a tour of the garden if you are interested - it was far more interesting and educational than the stop at the herb/spice garden not... More

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We felt as if we were guests staying with friends. Our room was beautiful with a lovely verandah and glorious views. Joseph was the perfect host and gave us a wonderful tour of the plantation. His brother, James, is an excellent cook who shared some of his secrets with me. We were very well fed and enjoyed the feeling of... More

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Joseph, the property caretaker, and his crew run a beautifully kept and situated property. They are incredibly kind, and the hospitality is genuine. When my wife and I arrived, I had picked up a pretty nasty stomach bug in Mumbai and was in a bad way. Joseph immediately made tinctures for me out of fresh ginger juice and local raw... More

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Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Talk about a billion dollar view! Kollekeril is nestled next to the main highway that goes into Munnar, but far enough from the road so that you don't hear any traffic, and have a full panoramic view of the mountains--unobstructed by trees. My wife and I arrived without having booked any tours because we just wanted to relax, and get... More

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Southwest England
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Our stay in this attractive house about 10 Kms from Munnar was enhanced by friendly manager Joseph, who showed us how cardamom, coffee and bananas are cultivated. The half-wild garden has its surprises: a rose arch, a grotto, a ladder leading to a bronze goat. The house is a masterpiece of traditional carved rosewood. The lawn of springy grass and... More

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Acton, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This place is very special. We spent 2 nights there in October on our 9-night Kerala tour, and it was the best. The views from the room are spectacular and very peaceful. There are mountains, clouds beneath the mountain peaks, trees, flowers, birds - a panorama of wildlife and amazing landscape. This was one advantage. The other was Joseph and... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I only stayed here for 1 night but this is a very special place. A lovely traditional wooden house set on the edge of a hill top offering spectacular views of the hills and valleys below. Simple and basic rooms but clean and spacious. The rooms are not air conditioned but you really do not need it as the climate... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Stayed here for a single night on a cycling trip with Kalypso Adventures (also highly recommended). This is a lovely, authentic Indian home-stay. A warm welcome from the owner, a tour of the lovely spice garden (mind the leeches!!), and a beautiful traditional wooden house. The rooms are spacious and lovely....but we were made welcome to use the main house... More

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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We loved Munnar, it was our favourite part of India, and this was a nice place to stay there. We felt very welcome by Joseph and his team. At the time, we were the only guests staying there, and we felt very safe and well attended to. The building itself is quite beautiful, but the view you wake up to... More

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Address: Karadippara, Munnar 685611, India
Location: India > Kerala > Munnar
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #5 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Munnar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This traditional Kerala style Bungalow is located right in the wilderness of Munnar hills. Its layout blended harmoniously with the local carpentry, steeply pitched tile roofs decorated with simple and neat gables, inward cut verandahs and contoured ledges forming the front facing east make Kollenkeril bungalow a very private space who loves privacy and relaxation. Welcome to Kollenkeril Plantation Home-stay Bungalow. ... more   less 
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