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Cinnabar

Chettiar Road, Kodaikanal 62410, India
Cinnabar
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What am amazing experience we had at Cinnabar! Vasu and Bala are amazing hosts and go out of their way to ensure that your stay is memorable. The food is fabulous and we could not wait to get up each morning to eat our granola! Thanks Bala for the recipe. We would definitely recommend Cinnabar to anyone who wants to... More 

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Madurai, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is not a resort at all this is far off place and no bar. No play areas and not restaurant, we found nothing to do here so we paid too much for this place. whole kodaikanaal experience spoilt, please add some facilities.

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BalakrishnanKodai, Owner at Cinnabar, responded to this review

This person has neither visited us nor stayed with us. Perhaps the review has been incorrectly posted in the wrong place. I am sure Tripadvisor will remove this review soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

You could not ask for better hosts than Vasu and Bala. They went out of their way to help us arrange transport, and they even talked to our taxi driver on the phone to make sure we got to the right place. The meals are all locally sourced, mostly from their extensive garden, and everything we ate was absolutely delicious.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Bala and Vasu run a really special and lovely home stay. The quality of the Rooms both in terms of spaciousness and comfort are excellent. The food is fabulous and most ingredients wherever possible ( depending on the cuisine) are local if not homegrown in their beautifully tended garden . They make you feel so at home and at the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a comfortable and pleasant stay at Cinnabar. Bala and Vasu were the perfect hosts. The website pictures their house while the rooms being let out are adjacent to the house towards the backside if you will. The room provided to us was quite spacious and cosy with wooden flooring and wooden ceiling. It had ample space to stow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I normally don't do too many TripAdvisor reviews .... but, this one deserves a special mention!!! Travelled with friends for the Independence day weekend ..... and Cinnabar is the perfect weekend getaway. Our hosts Vasu and Bala were awesome and made us feel a part of their home. The food ..... what can I say???? all organic ..... fruits, veggies... More 

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Coimbatore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We are frequent visitors to Kodaikanal and Cinnabar was, hands down, our most enjoyable stay to date. Bala and Vasu are perfect hosts and will go out of their way to make you feel at home. Excellent company, great food and comfortable rooms.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

After many years we went to Kodaikanal - first time for my children. We had found Cinnabar on the internet and it looked & sounded lovely - pleasant weather particularly when compared to sweltering chennai, a farm with food cooked fresh from the land, place for the kids to run & play. Our stay was everything we had hoped. Bala... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Vasu & Bala are an fantastic couple ! Really good food, great conversation with very knowledgeable hosts and beautiful weather - perfect ingredients that made for a nice little Kodai break and holiday - away from the sweltering heat of Hyderabad. Cinnabar B&B is nicely located on the top of a small hill, fairly close to the Kodai lake, yet... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our first trip to Kodai and turned out to be one of the best holiday experience we had. We fell in love with the place , the minute we saw it! The room had a large comfortable bed a small cozy bed very apt for our daughter , a TV/tata sky enabled.The room also displayed creative art work... More 

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