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Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails Showcase

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Manchalli Road, Manchalli 571250 India See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
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Verdant coffee plantations, tall rain washed trees, winding roads and scenic hills are pictures of Coorg’s natural splendour. And what is a better way to feel close to this magnificence of nature than stay at a More wooden chalet that is nestled amidst lush coffee bushes and silver oaks? An Estonian traveller, during a cycling tour, fell in love with this region and stayed here for months. So enthralled he was that he came back to Coorg for quiet sojourns in between his expeditions throughout India. With an intention to provide travellers with a similar experience and inspiration he obtained in the sprawling greenery of Coorg, he designed and built four cottages with the help of local artisans. These designs, that resemble the cottages of rural Estonia and Northern Russia, are now transformed into eco-friendly stay options for tourists. With sloping tiled roofs to a complete wooden finish, these cozy huts look like they're right out of a fairytale, the mere sight of which will enchant you as soon as you arrive. The ambience of the place offers tranquility and peace. Lull yourself to sleep with the sound of the crickets and wake up to the chirping of the birds. You can enjoy your morning cuppa on the cozy sit-out which also happens to be an ideal spot for evening drinks. The stay provides you with all the essential amenities. You can hire a cook or ask the management to prepare delectable local cuisine if you want to please your palate. You can even participate with them in the cooking, adding a touch of your own. These quaint log cabins make for a quiet and comfortable stay while you spend your day discovering the delights of Coorg in the temples, hills and more. What makes it more pleasing is the warm hospitality of the staff and the co-operation of the host. This stay in the wooden huts will make your holiday eventful, memorable and an enjoyable one. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
Price range
$50 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
India > Karnataka > Kodagu (Coorg) > Manchalli
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Manchalli Road, Manchalli 571250 India
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Mysore Airport49 mi
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I wanted to visit coorg for the amazing night sky views it offers and was really happy to have stayed in Turtle Pond. Meena mam was also enthusiastic about stargazing and we had some great conversations with her. We were lucky and could see the...More

Thank Mohit S
Response from Turtlepondhomestay, Owner at Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails ShowcaseResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your very positive inputs about us. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and hope you will visit us again for some more star gazing and relaxed evenings.

Reviewed April 20, 2018

Would like to thank turtle pond to add such an amazing experience to our trip. The rooms are very comfortable. Good option for both friends and family. Seems and Girish are perfect hosts. Always there to help you out. The food was awesome.

Thank PrasunPandit
Response from Turtlepondhomestay, Owner at Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails ShowcaseResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you for taking out the time to write this review . We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your words of praise for Girish will be conveyed yo him. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed January 28, 2018

This place is wonderful. Just a short drive from the village of Kutta, in the middle of coffee plantations, you find these comfy huts. You can reach Nagarhole and Tholphetty Park entrances in 10min, or just relax and take walks in this beautiful area. Girish,...More

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Response from Turtlepondhomestay, Owner at Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails ShowcaseResponded February 7, 2018

Thank you very much for your review of our home stay. We really appreciate your taking out the time to give us a feed back. It's good to know that even in our absence our staff took such good care of you. Your words of...More

Reviewed December 18, 2017

There are rarely some places that turn out to be better than your best imagination. This is one such place. It is unusual, even exotic, but also so soothing and cozy. It is so quiet you hear the sound of silence. It is place for...More

Thank Bhupinder B
Response from Turtlepondhomestay, Owner at Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails ShowcaseResponded December 20, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. You seem to have enjoyed exactly what we wish to bring to our guests. Do visit us again. Your words of praise will be conveyed to our helpers too.

Reviewed October 21, 2017

As kids, many of us have watched fairytales on TV every Sunday morning, but in real life how many of us have got a chance to live or even be at a place like that? Well I have!! A place which is far from the...More

1  Thank travelmynation
Response from Turtlepondhomestay, Owner at Turtle Pond - A Wandertrails ShowcaseResponded December 20, 2017

Thank you so much! Yes , this is one fairy tale that came true for us and we love sharing it with our guests. We await your next visit and look forward to hearing about your adventures.

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May 30, 2017|
Response from Turtlepondhomestay | Property representative |
If coming by bus from Blr, then take a bus to Gonikoppal, from there to Kutta. Or take a bus to Hunsur and then to Kutta. However very services from Hunsur to Kutta. If you take a bus in the morning via Hunsur you will reach... More
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"Ask for the Chalet if you're couple."
Oct 3, 2017
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"All rooms are similar"
Mar 26, 2017
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"unique estonian cottages suitable for 3 people"
Dec 8, 2016
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Dec 5, 2016
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