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Gonakal Homestay

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take time out from city life and enjoy your stay with one of the most humble host. An awesome place in the middle of coffee estate and Blue mountainside!!! A must Visit place. Kick started 2017 with a bang!!

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location - It is a huge bungalow with cottages, in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by mountains and coffee estates. The hosts are a sweet, generous and amazing couple. Food is great and they treat you with breakfast, lunch, snacks (the onion pakoda is to die for) and dinner. Tea / Coffee - any time. The camp fire and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is not only about the awesome place, but also about the hosts. They are simply amazing. Uncle and aunty are so generous and warm. You simply can't forget them. Food is amazing, breakfast, lunch, snacks in the evening, dinner everything is best in class. Camp fire makes it even better.

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Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Very good place to stay,homely delicious food,plenty of care and attention provided by the hosts.Had packed lunch provided by the hosts on of the days.Would definitely recommend to anyone planning a trip to Chikmagalur.

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Thank Aruna S
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay in Gonakal. A beautiful heritage home, excellent hospitality and awesome food. We stayed in this place for 2 nights. View from the homestay is picturesque. You can simply sit there for hours together and enjoy nature. The heritage home was lovely, aesth We would highly recommended this place.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed November 28, 2016

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 November 8, 2016 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...

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

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...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed November 7, 2016 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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Reviewed November 1, 2016

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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $29 - $34 (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, Nov 1, 2016 | 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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