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Shanthi Guesthouse

Cross the River from Hampi | Sanapur, Hampi 667855, India
Shanthi Guesthouse
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hampi is a small laid back city in Karnataka and if you want to sit back and enjoy a true backpackers inn feel then this is the place to be. Go for the paddy facing cottages for privacy and n amazing view. Please check for the paddy while you go as the pictures show amazing greenery and while we went... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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42 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Price is a part of any review and this is good value for money. The huts are basic but comfortable. Nice rustic feel to them. We found the fan adequate but some people in other huts were too warm at night. Bathrooms are OK with good hot water. WiFi is only available in central areas. There are different places to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Finding Shanthi can be a little tiresome, as from the train you need to rickshaw to the Hampi ferry (fantastic drive through the ruins!) then get across the river and walk around 15 minutes along the dirt track. The welcome sign is a little faded but once you hit Mowgli it is the next one along. Positives - beautiful scenery,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Shanthi has an amazing location surrounded by rice paddies on the calmer area across the river from Hampi bazar (I would not have liked to stay in Hampi bazar: it's cramped and noisy; why stay there when you can just cross the river and be surrounded by beautiful landscape?). We stayed in one of the individual huts. Inside it was... More 

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New Delhi, India
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

No words can explain our stay at the Shanthi guest house. We were bag packing across Karnataka in December 2014 and Hampi was on our list too. I booked a paddy field facing room just by mistake and this was by far the best mistake I have ever committed in life. Shanthi with its far sprawling paddy fields will engulf... More 

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Montpellier, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice location on the other side of the river with beautifull view on the rice fields. Place out of the city noises. Rooms are ok. Some of theme are pretty dark ask for visiting an other in this case. Important: avoid to order yogurth over there: we have been really sick two days because of it. The service and the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Shanthi Guesthouse is exactly what it promises.. a lot of Shanthi, peace and quiet Coming into Hampi is quite a task, from getting off in Hospet, to catching a rick in Hampi, to the ferry ride that takes you across the river, you're practically using every mode of transport available to reach. But Having crossed that river, Shanthi is... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were supposed to stay in Shanthi Guesthouse during 23rd - 26th Jan'15 long weenkend however due to an unplanned emergency we had to cancel our stay with the Guest House. We immediately called the Guest House and informed so that can sell that room to someone else and we asked them if we could reschedule our visit to some... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed there for a night in paddy field facing rooms. Pros: Outside leisure area facing paddy fields are good to relax. Cons: Costly for the basic rooms we got. Fan in one room is not working (We got spare pedestral fan after letting know the issue with reception). Fan (wall mount) in another room is not swinging. No more... More 

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Hamilton, Montana
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stayed at Shanthi Guesthouse for several days in January 2015 and overall, felt like this hotel was living off of the positive reviews in Lonely Planet and not putting in much effort to maintain their status. The food in the restaurant was mediocre at best, the service at the front desk was not very helpful or friendly, and rooms... More 

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