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Chettiar Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Cinnabar
Ranked #1 of 67 Kodaikanal B&B and Inns
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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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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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

i stay in cinnabar for 1night, i reached at kodaikanal 10am, and vasu came to town to bring me to cinnabar! the moment that i see cinnabar i just fell in love with the Cinnabar! wood flooring room was really really cozy and warm, and wood bed and bedding was so comfy. and bethroom was so good, you can have... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Crisp mountain air scented with pine and eucalyptus and gently rolling grounds dotted with fruit trees. This is the setting for Cinnabar Farm in Kodaikanal.Where nature’s bounty is only offset by the warmth, good sense and humour of the hosts themselves – Bala and Vasu. The rooms are comfortable and stylish, the food healthy and delicious. Learn about rain harvesting,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Cinnabar and the owners Bala and Vasu were a big part of the reason why we did. They have so much energy and warmth that it made the stay memorable. We truly enjoyed their company very much. Their home is beautiful and located in a quiet part of Kodai. The lake is at a... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I was a bit worried about how this home-stay experience will turn out considering my own age (79) and the fact that my wife and I have some food restrictions. The worry was needless. Our every need and concern was attended to by the Bala and Vasu, the remarkable couple who run this impeccably clean well-maintained and picturesque property at... More

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Ooty, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Exceptional hosts, Great homestay, their two rooms were taken by the three of us. We were very well received and guided on the tour of kodai. Great clean rooms and toilets. Wonderful home cooked food. Wonderful conversation over dinner and breakfast. Will definitely be back as we have made two great friends.

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Address: Chettiar Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
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Peaceful gardens well planted with fruit trees surround this unique Kodaikanal house. Two sunny rooms with private baths, detached from the main house, make the stay truly memorable.“Where you feel like a personal friend, not just a guest”Relax…on the porch, or perhaps in the quiet of the living room where a log fire awaits you on chilly days. A selection of books, newspapers and magazines is at hand.Set away from the bustle of the town centre, the lush lawns provide many places to relax in the sun or just savor quiet moments alone…wander through the garden escorted by two playful dogs and see unusual organic fruit and vegetables growing.A delectable full western breakfast using home made cheeses, jams, breads and more is served at 8:30 am in the dining room. A gourmet dinner, using locally grown produce is served in the dining hall at 7:30 pm. ... more   less 
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