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The Hermitage Guesthouse

Nersa Village | Khanapur Taluka, Belgaum District, Belgaum 591302, India
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Ranked #1 of 11 Belgaum B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The Hermitage Guest House is a farm stay on a 45 acre working farm land, surrounded by dense forest. Run by David, Mori and Katrina set amidst The Western Ghats (Sahyadri) a UNESCO World Heritage Site at an altitude of 720 meters. (One of the eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity in the world also called the Great Escarpment of... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The property itself is in the lap of nature. An amazing place to stargaze! Had visited this property in the month of december... A 10 hour drive from mumbai(incl. stopovers). Its an amazing place to take the weekend of. Food was great and in good quantity !!! visiting this place in a group is advised since this area has nothing... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

An adorable family, a gorgeous surrounding, the most impressive peacefulness you could imagine, no network (and almost no electricity), a delicious cuisine, wild animals, only three bungalows, all different and with a special touch (one is a machan, perched in a tree!). An unforgettable experience that really recharged our batteries (but you'll have to deal with your fear of insects!... More

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poona
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22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Finally went to this place in Jan 2013 after wanting to go there for a couple of years and it was worth the wait. Its a great place if you dont mind creepies and crawlies but one has to realise that we are encroaching on their habitat. The whole place is done up really well and you cant ask for... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I am a city person and was persuaded by a friend to go to the Hermitage. I was delighted. The place is in the middle of nowhere and you will need to arrange for someone to collect you. The power goes off regularly and the rooms are basic, but the food, conversation and general ambiance more than makes up for... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The place is run by David and Mori...both are awsome...Mori cooks really good..v had variety of world cuisine and everything was really tasty... With David you can talk hours together :) One of the best eco lodge or home stay I will say... Putting this place in my Annual Calender....wud luv to visit once every year rest of my life... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

The guesthouse is situated amongst farmland and forest and is several kilometres from the nearest town. The owners have taken a lot of care in the design and maintenance of the rooms and common areas, and it is a lovely spot to relax. We stayed with two kids and they enjoyed the variety of wildlife around (frogs, spiders, snakes and... More

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Dehradun, India
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53 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

I came across The Hermitage while looking for offbeat places in India and immediately knew I wanted to go there! I'm glad I did. The last 3-4 km leading up to The Hermitage are literally through the forest on a dirt road, with no street lights & no signs - kind of prepping you for what's to come. We stayed... More

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

My husband and i stayed at the hermitage guest house (45 km from belgaum) in early May 2012. Have to say this one was a real find! While the rest of India was reeling under the summer heat, at the hermitage guest house it felt more like november weather. We chose to stay in the cottage that was fully electrified... More

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We have beene travelling to India regularly over the last 25 years and the Hermitage is one of our favourite places. We visited this beautiful farm with our 5 year old son in December 2010 and had the most wonderful experience: walks to the local villages and forest, swimming in secluded waterholes and great evening meals with our interesting and... More

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Address: Nersa Village | Khanapur Taluka, Belgaum District, Belgaum 591302, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Belgaum
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Belgaum
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hermitage is a family run guesthouse located on an organic farm in the Western Ghats of Southern India. Experience Jungle living and observe the amazing biodiversity of the region. Witness life in rural India first hand. Walk or trek, bird watch or swim, participate in farm activities or interact with the local communities. Do it your way!You won't find luxury here, but an abundance of comfortable natural living, good food and enjoyment. ... more   less 
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