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Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent Property exclusive service with 100% privacy and Jungle atmosphere. It is far away from the busy city center may be youngsters may not enjoy since it is far off. Well who wants a peace full environment will love it.

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing high end luxury, boutique hotel set in lush greenery, of a spice plantation few kms above thekkady. the staff were absolutely wonderful. one of the best service that you can expect in kerela. the food was amazing and they were happy to customize to your taste and requirements. we spent 4 nights there, during which we checked out several... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Australia
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Shalimar. The ambience and service at this hotel are first class. Shirley, from front desk and the staff in the kitchen to the massage team are amazing. From the food to the fire, we cannot fault our stay here. Yes there are stairs, but not too many and well worth the walk to the pool and... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed at this hotel whilst on a tour of Kerala. The hotel is tucked away, all separate lodges up a hillside so probably not good for people with walking difficulties but the food and service surpassed all expectations, it was wonderful! The rooms themselves were very quirky, but in keeping with the surroundings. Only down side was lack of... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Nicholson, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Stayed two nights in this hideaway which was in easy reach of the spice gardens we visited, as well as the town where we saw the Kathakali dancers and actors. The spice garden tour was most interesting with a guide who explained how the spices are grown, harvested and treated ready for sale. Shalimar rooms are separate cottages which we... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Lovely rooms in a very pleasant setting. Food OK, but pricey. A few Kms out of town, so little to do, therefore always need your driver to go anyway. Pool lovely and TV room very convenient. Listen to the crickets at night.

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. Also as you mentioned in the review, the food is pricey, because we need to meet our expenses, salary etc etc. Considering the other 04 Star OR... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

A beautiful, high-quality hideaway located in the heart of the forest up in the mountains. This place is ideal for those who want to escape the busy life and get wrapped up in the serenity of the Kerala forest environment. We had stayed for 3 nights in a tranquil cottage, where all we could hear were the multitude of sounds... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Grafton, Australia
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114 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This out of the way oasis is excellent , very comfortable , helpful staff our rooms were spacious and clean , good bathroom excellent food , lovely gardens , very peaceful after the Club Mahindra at Gunnar

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

ear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Wiltshire
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21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

A small door way leads to a delightful hotel and grounds. We arrived in the evening the small twinkling lights gave the whole a warm and interesting feel. The rooms on different levels are in small bungalows the rooms were basic but cool clean and comfortable. But no safe in the room which was a bit of a pain.The pool... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. Please note that we have Safe Deposit Locker in the Cottages only. However, we have common individual locker facility available at the Reception. We pride ourselves on... More 

midlands, uk
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30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is indeed a hideaway. It is not easy to find and the track up to it would certainly test the tyres and suspension of any vehicle. It is a little isolated and once there would not suit anyone physically challenged. There are steps everywhere as it is built on a hillside. The hotel furnishings and fitments are all... More 

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. Also as you mentioned in the review, the bottle water is expensive than the local shop. Please note that we cannot sell the same price like local... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The bridge to Shalimar, over a mountain stream meandering through the resort, transcends you to another world, seemingly untouched by man. Shalimar Spice Garden is a celebration of scents and colours. Pepper vines snake through your room balconies, butterflies dance to the sound of silence and orchids smile into your windows every morning. This Sublime Journey through waterfalls, tea estates, spice & vegetable plantations, and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary only enhances the invitation to live the Shalimar experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

Address: Murikkady | Periyar, Thekkady 685535, India
Location: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $88 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Spice Garden Hotel Kumily
Shalimar Spice Garden Thekkady
Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway Thekkady, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Romantic Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Family Hotel in Thekkady
#5 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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