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Gonakal Homestay

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Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in gonakal for a day but feel like staying back again ad again !! The home stay was surrounded by mountains, trees ...very close to nature !! The service , amenities are just perfect with a humble host !! Thank you gonakal home stay for making our stay perfect

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Gonakal for 3 days & had a very comfortable & relaxing vacation. The property as described is a 360 year old house where you get to choose to stay either in the heritage rooms in the main building or cottages within the property which are more like private rooms & not part of the main house. There... More 

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Thank Praneetha V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Gonakal for 2 days & the entire stay was v memorable. Cool breeze from the mountains will make you soo relaxed in the evenings. Food & snacks are v tasty & hygienic. Anudeep parents are wonderful hosts & sees that your stay is very comfortable. The route to the home stay is a small narrow lane of... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you arrive you will feel immediately welcomed by the owners. Awesome homestay surrounded by a beautiful scenery! Especially the bathrooms are very clean + the property itself is huge I can only recommend this place!

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Thank bananenweizen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a last minute booking and we were fortunate to get this place! I went by Trip advisor's rating and it completely aligned to my expectation. It an old property but the room and bathroom are way too neat. View from the resort is amazing and you can sit there sipping in some strong coffee. Loved every dish they... More 

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Thank Ratnesh P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quaint stay for couple of days then this is the place to go for. Absolutely fantastic owners, who will serve you with utmost care. For dog lovers, there are 4 pawed friends around. Surrounded by acres of coffee plantation, the cottages are sparkling clean and well maintained.

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Bengaluru, India
2 reviews
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place away from all your busy, noisy days...this one could be a perfect choice. A very nice stay in a serene environment coupled with greenery everywhere. .. Special mention to our hosts, uncle and aunt,who were really great in treating us very well all over the stay! Food was home cooked by aunt and... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

We visited Gonakal between 9th and 11th of October 2016. This was part of a motorcycling group, riding with families. The place is beautiful. it is extremely peaceful and nice. The property is very good. The food is good, and any special dietary requests are taken care of. The hosts are great and take great care of the guests. And... More 

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Thank Cheenu S
Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed October 8, 2016

When you take a right driving down from Chickmagalur, you're a little apprehensive as you motor down the kilometer and a half dirt road. But when you finally drive into the Gonakal Home Stay, the feeling of exhilaration overtakes you. We had booked a room which was part of the heritage home built 300 years ago. The internal courtyard is... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

Was a little skeptical on the condition of a 350 year old house and was worried if it will be musty etc... The very first look at the courtyard dispelled all such fears. Excellent maintenance and a gorgeous house. Brilliant location, lip smacking food coupled with excellent hospitality and warmth in their service summarizes an awesome experience. The elderly couple... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience hospitality at its best at Gonakal, a 360 years old heritage abode midst the scenic beauty of Malnad's lush green forests, widespread coffee plantations and the intoxicating aroma of the black pepper creepers. Situated at just 24 ks from Chikkamagalur, Gonakal has a history of more than 700 years earmarked by Tipu Sultan's visit and the reign of the Hoysalas. A famous temple dedicated to the triumphant warriors of the glorious past is at a stone throw distance. Dwelt by six generations of Royal family, Gonakal is located on the road connecting Chikkamagalur and Tarikere. The unmatched melody of streams trickling down the valley while sipping steaming hot coffee augments the already perfect evenings. Find yourself very close to nature as you listen to the silent call of the passing clouds. Homely Malnad dishes unheard of in other regions makes the stay all the more special and enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gonakal Homestay

Address: Thogarihankal Post, Tarikere Road, Chikamagalur 577101, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Chikamagalur
Price Range: $88 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Gonakal Homestay India/Karnataka - Chikamagalur
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“Cottages are a good choice, rooms in front of the house are also good”
 of 5 bubbles 715ratneshp, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Only BSNL mobile phones work. Make a note. Not having mobile phones is actually good! Use the Landline for emergencies!”
 of 5 bubbles cheenus2016, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Book the room attached to the heritage home . There are just two such rooms”
 of 5 bubbles capricon55, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“Privacy n TV go for Brick, Wooden & 2 cottages in same order. Want to feel a part of the home with a common TV, choose the Heritage rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles bharadwajrs, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“The wooden cabin is big and warm with good ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles visun8, Sep 9, 2016 | Read review
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