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Windermere Estate

#6 of 77 Hotels in Munnar
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Munnar-Bison Valley Road | Pothamedu, Munnar 685612, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say excellent excellent excellent, fantastic area beautiful area, food fantastic staff really helpful and very polite. If you want peace and quiet this is the place, perfect to just come and chill out.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good points first: 1) Quiet and beautiful property 2) Helpful staff Average points: 1) No TV in rooms 2) Not much choice in the food department While the resort is beautiful indeed, the beautiful surroundings etc are on offer at most of the resorts in Munnar. They should try to add some more services to the resort. I would recommend... More 

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Perth, Australia
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 2 nights here for some peace and quiet after the bustle of Tamil Nadu. All staff without exception were friendly welcoming and made us feel valued. Beautifully located, with a range of accommodations ( we had a garden room that was the basic offering, but very adequate for us) to suit all tastes and wallets.... More 

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Valencia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Windermere Estate two days. Is a beautiful place to retreat to. My cottage was huge and the atmosphere quiet and peaceful. The food was lovely and very interesting to watch the fog come down at nights, thick like smoke. The surroundings are very special: the tea plantations beautiful. The drive up to Munnar can be a... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As one of the owners of Windermere said to us, nature really does the bulk of the work here. The views are stunning and the trees around alive with birds and insects. Maybe I appreciated it more because I live in Delhi where the air is so awful, but it really is a place you want to drink in. The... More 

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248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a low-key, simple retreat. (Our accommodation - more hostel than luxury hotel -reminded me of school journeys; with no turn down service it has a feeling of 'rustic charm'). But in retrospect, I regret not having considered a homestay in this area. Our large guest room was in one of the chalet style blocks, on the top floor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Windermere Estate is serene and calm with a glimpse of a simple life from India of Old. Nestled in a cardamom and coffee plantation it is a family owned place that is surrounded by natural beauty. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and finished with a dark wood. A true gem when visiting Munnar! Our only disappointment was that we... More 

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Greater Kochi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

First of all let me tell you that the pictures do not do this place or property justice. This place is everything you want and more. The guided hikes were wonderful, the food, beverages, and gorgeous views made this place absolutely worth every cent. The staff is fantastic, the grounds are beyond beautiful. This place won't disappoint!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We spent only one night at the Windermere estate. It is high in the mountains in the middle of nowhere. We had two rooms next to each other which were basic but had everything you need. The service was very friendly and helpful. First we had afternoon tea with some sandwiches which tasted very good. Nothing from out of the... More 

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The setting is second to none, and our room in a 'planter's villa' was perched on the edge of the site and overlooked mountains and tea and cardamom plantations. Crested serpent eagles soared overhead and we felt as if we had borrowed their eyrie for a couple of nights. Windermere is smart and the emphasis is on simplicity: we felt... More 

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