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Bananki Homestay

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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All reviews bananki home stay packed lunch home away from home the main house malnad cuisine hill top places to visit home made wines the cottages camp fire jack fruit sirimane falls a wonderful stay tourist spots methi sight seeing non veg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are basic, but neat and clean. The staff was friendly. But the highlight of the place was the food. It was refreshing to savour the authentic malnad cuisine. We were bored of eating the same old dal/paneer dishes everywhere.The property was neatly maintained...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank rashmi161
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The place is quite and serene. The hosts are helpful and accomodative. The workers are polite and nicely behaved. Food is something very nice about the place. The cook even though working behind the screens is worth appreciation for his taste. I was new to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank HariNarain
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a true home stay unlike others who are neither homes nor resorts. Location is great ( nature + proximity to near by sights ) ; amazing malnad food ; good host who will go out of the way to keep the guests happy...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 761tejass
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Location - Bang right on Tirthahalli to Koppa / Sringeri road. Most of the tourist spots like Kuppalli (Kavi Mane, Kavi Shaila), Chibbalagudde, Bheemanakatte, Kundadri Hill top, Agumbe, Sringeri, Sirimane falls etc are in close proximity and can be easily covered in 2 days. Food...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank RakeshSR
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The best homestay visited till date.. Hospitality : Great. Host Arpitha and her family took good care of us. Treated us as extended family and guided us well. The Food : Awesome . So much variety on your plate and served hot every time..Best home...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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$31 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bananki Homestay Shimoga, Karnataka
India > Karnataka > Shimoga District > Shimoga
Traveler (181)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (13)
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Suresh B
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Mythili J | Reviewed this property |
They brew wines in house. Also they have some stock of breezers, atleast they did when we visited them.
Venkat N
December 22, 2015|
Response from Ravish J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Venkat, They have a website banankihomestay through which you can check and also book. Better to call the lady, Arpitha; she will be more than willing to help. Regards, Ravish
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"Give your requirement, host will suggest the most suitable room"
Oct 23, 2018
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"Ground floor room in the main house is very comfortable for a small family with kids..cottages may be..."
Aug 15, 2017
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"All rooms are nice"
Jul 11, 2017
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"Easy to access - bang on NH-13"
May 29, 2017
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