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Cardamom House

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“other guests”(15 reviews)
“local village”(18 reviews)
“western ghats”(16 reviews)
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Air Conditioning
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All reviewsother guestslocal villagewestern ghatshis teamlocal stafftamil naduhome stayswimming poolvillage tourthree nightsplenty of hot waterday tripslunch and dinnerfood is excellentindian holidaynice poolour room was spacious
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxing homestay with friendly helpful staff. Great pool and lovely food freshly prepared each day. The opportunity to visit the village of Athoor was a fantastic bonus and a wonderful experience of local life. We even saw the eclipse of a blue moon...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place, full stop! I would recommend making this your base for a while and doing some day trips to eg busy Madurai ( 90 min drive) plus the superb tour of the local village of Athoor. Relax by the pool or walk by...More

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Response from Chris L, Owner at Cardamom HouseResponded January 10, 2018

Glad you had a great time. You are right, we are an excellent base from where to make excursions into surrounding areas - including the magnificent Ghats. Kodaikanal is about a 2 hour drive away.

Reviewed December 24, 2017

THis is owned by a retired English MD who has been running it with his loyal staff for years. He was away and we were alone with the folks who worked there. It was simply great for relaxing...food good, accommodation comfortable . Highly recommendMore

Thank Karen W
Response from Chris L, Owner at Cardamom HouseResponded January 10, 2018

Sorry I missed you but I was out of the country renewing my Visa! Luckily the staff are so, so good, I am always confident they will look after all our guests perfectly and give them a good holiday. As you probably sensed, we have...More

Reviewed December 12, 2017

Just got back from a wonderful trip to India. We were lucky enough to stay at Cardamom House for 3 nights. As soon as we arrived, we were welcomed with a mango juice, and a very warm welcome from Sammy, Pandi, Murgur (or Marggy -...More

Thank mkellis
Response from Chris L, Owner at Cardamom HouseResponded January 10, 2018

Thank you for your nice words and I am really happy that you had a great time with us. You refer to our 'family atmosphere'. Here you have ' hit the nail right on the head' and I can assure you that it makes my...More

Reviewed December 7, 2017

Just returned home after a wonderful time in Tamil Nadu, the highlight being our stay at Cardamom House. We all decided that,of all the places we had stayed in India, this is the place we would like to return to and are already planning a...More

Thank vse40
Response from Chris L, Owner at Cardamom HouseResponded January 10, 2018

Indeed sorry I missed you - but hopefully this will be corrected next time you visit. Really happy that our small staff treated you excellently and your visit was 'the highlight of your trip'. All are well over here and right now busy indeed. Johnny...More

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Travelers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
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Price range
$59 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$59 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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November 21, 2017|
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Sorry about the delay but I was in the U.K.when you posted your question We have a Labrador dog ourselves and, provided your dog is toilet trained and well behaved (not aggressive, likely to attack other guests or eat their... More
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"All rooms had advantages. Saffron was lovely though."
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"Every room is special, but you may need one with air conditioning"
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"Near the Pool"
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"The rooms next to the swimming pool have the best view but are a bit more expensive."
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