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The Shade

Powerhouse-Kunjithanny Road, Chithirapuram 685565, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

well, it was very peaceful n pleasant stay with family. The host Mr Santosh is a very nice and professional personal. As this place is located about 11 KM down from Main market, He took care of small needs like break fast, lunch, dinner and vehicle if needed. I stayed at the end of June n still cherish my morning... More

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delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first impression of a small room was completely overshadowed by the spaciousness of the bathroom and the absolutely clean and fresh surroundings There was another adjoining room to keep our luggage which proved to be very convenient.Fresh towels, good fixtures and fittings, excellent, classy finish, the home stay provided full value for money! Mr Santhosh, an extremely genial and... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my first family visit to Kerala (Sept 2012, with 2 small children) I was not very sure of how the lodging experience would go. The monsoon rains were still pouring and image of a damp, moldy hotel room was detracting me from visiting Kerala. The stay at The Shade proven me pleasantly wrong. Pros- Clean, fresh ambiance. Mr. Santosh... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on our way to Munnar and we stumbled upon The Shade. We booked it without reading any reviews and hence there were no expectations. It really is an amazing place, located in a quaint village 13 kms away from Munnar. If you are looking for peace and quiet, then this is the place. The host Mr. Santosh was... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

One of the Best Homestay ever we stayed in India. Mr. Santosh is simple and honest owner of "The Shade " Homestay we ever come across in India. He was excellent host for any guest. It is in excellent location and it is home away from home. It is one of the Best place, to Mountain Bicycle in Munnar. Not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Pros: Run by a quiet sweet man. We had a lovely tour of his spice garden. Good home cooked meals. Big rooms. Clean. Arranged a driver for us and the driver was very polite and made our day enjoyable. Great view, especially to eat breakfast in front of. Hot shower was great. Cons: Bed linen a bit thin and old.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Shade is an excellent place to stay when visiting Munnar. The host and his family were wonderfully accommodating and the house had some amazing views across the mountains. The host organised a sightseeing tour which was great and a very relaxing drive despite some very windy mountainous roads. We ate some delicious food during our stay and were sad... More

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Pondicherry, India
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Really we had a pleasant stay for three days and two nights with excellent home food as per our request. Beyond so repsonsible, kind hearted way of reply with smiling face. Especailly the food prepared by them was so nice and served in adequate in nominal rate. We felt like a home stay with peace.And also they arranged good cab... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We homed on to the shade after a lot of thought and internet reviews and it lived up to its reputation.We stayed from 15th - 18th May 2014.Simply superb is what we can say.Located in idyllic valley 13 kms away from hustle and bustle of munnar town ,the shade offered breathtaking view and a home stay in real words.Run by... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

After searching a lot over the internet and after reading the reviews i decided to plan my one day stay . after reaching Munnar we had little difficulty to find out this place but it was okay, i asked Mr. Santhosh to come to the main road and show us the way and he did the same. Location of the... More

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Address: Powerhouse-Kunjithanny Road, Chithirapuram 685565, India
Location: India > Kerala > Chithirapuram
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Number of rooms: 3
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