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Gonakal Homestay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While we struggled to reach there and on the whole way thinking whether we are driving towards the right way or not, the destination makes up for all the trouble. Its a postcard picture. A more than 300 years old place which actually adds up to the historic value of the place is just the perfect place to stay for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best part is the hospitality. Home away from home. Approach road of about 1.5 Kms. is rather not good. The rooms in the Main house need to be done up better by providing T.V. Except BSNL nothing works here.

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Thank M S R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

located 25kms from chikkamagaluru, a good drive to the interior of coffee plantation. Homely atmosphere, very good hospitality, mouth watering food by the Aunty, owner of the property. the booking is done by their son Mr. Anudeep there son who does the bookings and property is taken care by his parents Mr Girish & his wife. The stay was as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location - very good. Scenic mountains spread out in the distance, visible right from the house. No obtrusive signs of civilization for kilometres. Food was quite good, and hospitality by a certain young man was commendable. The only let down was the room which, although had nothing wrong with them, simply don't stand up to the high standards that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One of the best holiday spots I've ever been to. The ambient surrounding, the mountains touching the clouds and the wonderful climate would take you places. The house is an old fashioned one and it is very well maintained . The food is prepared by them and it was tasty. The cottages were very cozy and comfortable. It did feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gonakal home stay has been quite an amazing place to spend quality time with family and friends while you are totally cut off from the hustle bustle of city. The hosts are very friendly and cordial. The stay was comfortable with spacious cottages with modern fittings. this place is surrounded by mountains and is very scenic with nature sounds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed from 02-Jul to 04 Jul. Specifically stayed to enjoy the monsoon and enjoy the greenery. Stayed in the heritage rooms which is adjoining the main house which is approximately 300+ years old. Positives: 1. Owner Mr.Girish / Mrs. Girish are always there to help. They are very hospitable and friendly. Mr. Girish was especially available most of the times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The place is 350 years old with the most amazing architecture. It is peaceful and clean. The owners were very nice people. Enjoyed every bit of my stay and would recommend everyone to visit this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Three of us (husband, mother amd myself) visited this home stay in mid june for 2 nights. Gonakal is around 20kms. From chikmangalur city. Highway sh57 runs upto gonakal and then a 1.5 kms drive into the village on kaccha road takes you to the home stay. Coffee plantations are everywhere. The homestay has well maintained cottages and rooms. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you crave for a serenity in the middle of forest surrounded by spectacular mountain ranges, you must visit this place. Escape from busy city life and stay couple of days, you will feel the difference in your life and I am sure you will be rejuvenated. I liked the food. There were varieties of typical malnad food items which... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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: $30 - $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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