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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not stay at the hotel and just did an impromptu walk in for dinner. Only once I reached the reception area did I realize that this was a CGH property. The buffet spread was great and so were the live counters. The food was great and excellently spiced, not too much and not less. The property seems to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we drove up to spice village from marari beach resort and were delighted on arrival! peaceful, quiet and relaxing. the facilities on offer were great. local shopping was good and the food was mouth watering.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This resort offers a wide variety of options; Ayurvedic massage (superb and sublime), informative tour of the property (you might be lucky enough to see black monkeys and giant squirrels), a fresh water pool and comfortable rooms. The restaurant is fantastic. Possibly the best food we had in Kerala. As it is a buffet, you can taste a huge variety... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Happy to know that you had a wonderful experiential holiday with us. Will definitely convey your feedbacks to the team. It is a pleasure to receive this kind of appreciation from our customers as it serves as a great motivation for all of us. Thank you so much once again and hope to see you next year. Warm... More 

Toulouse, France
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136 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular resort amongst travel agents. I found it hefty on my purse: a rather boring buffet at 1400Rs and 400 for a glass of Indian wine which was truly terrible. There is no choice of wine. It's take it or leave it. The staff, while obliging, clearly need more training. On the plus side, the dancing and... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Disappointed to read the feedback on your experience with us. Rather I am really concerned on the comment you made, " The staff, while obliging, clearly need more training". Will be very helpful if you can spend your valuable time and send me a detailed mail related to any particular incident you had here. We never compromise on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a sailer I travel around the world. Out of all hotels and homes I stayed, truly spice village is the haven on earth. All staff will make you feel home. Food is out standing. Cooking demo is awesome. It's beautiful, calm, quit.... No words to explain. Planing to go back in Jan 2017.

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for you short and sweet words on your experience in Spice Village. These kind of feedbacks will definitely motivate us to do improve our service and take it to the next level. We staff working here truly feel that we are at home, so no wonder that you felt as if you are at... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first resort in our 3-CGH hotel trip was Spice Village. My first trip to Kerala. I was very excited to visit Thekkady because of its nature: spices, jungle and the like. But honestly, this resort is rated behind the other CGH hotels. So my expectations were in check. We had a rainy and beautiful and tiring drive to Thekkady... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Glad to know that you had a great time in Spice Village. It is an honor to receive the kind of appreciation from our esteemed guests as it is a great motivation for all of us. Thank you so much for giving us a chance to serve you to our best. Sincerely hope to see you next year... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spice Village- As the name says it is really gives u a feeling as if you are staying in a village (in traditional Huts) with greener everywhere ,where you grow your own veggies and do utilise all the resource available to the best( They grow there own Veggies, make there own paper, no plastic will be used or guess even... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Really excited to see the great feedback about your experience with us. As you mentioned it is set as a raw village that exudes the spirit and ethos of this reservoir of nature. People like you, who love to be with the nature are our strength and motivation. We try our best of sustainable eco practices within the... More 

Kuwait
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102 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay here was short but sweet. We were welcomed with necklaces, hot towels, Arabic coffee and dates. The cottage is really cute (no AC) but the weather is cold so no need to AC. We've also attended the cooking demo, and the cultural dance. The dinner was delicious too! They have complimentary activities as well as paid ones -... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind feedback on your Spice Village experience. Feedbacks like this will definitely encourage and motivate us to do much more and will always ensure the quality of service. Hope you will give us a chance next year as well, to provide our best of service. Warm regards, Johny Tom General Manager Spice... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are a bit fed up with all singing all dancing tropical resorts - this is your remedy. The rooms are a bit dated and nothing flash but the simple setting and great food are memorable. We enjoyed the cozy and quiet feel and didn't miss the luxuries at all. We loved the food and the amazing options on... More 

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Thank Rebekah F
FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Glad to know that you have enjoyed the stay with us. Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. As you mentioned "closer to home", is exactly what you experience in Spice Village with the simplicity , local flavored cuisine and also without missing the luxury as well. Hope to see you next year, for a much longer... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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24 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

i had been to Spice Village recently with my family. What a wonderful place. The fragrance of spices right from the entrance is a real treat for our mind and belly. They have wide range of activities to offer which one should not miss. They have a well maintained interpretation center with qualified and experienced Naturalists. The rooms are so... More 

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure meeting you and your family in Spice Village after long time. Will convey your message to the team and am sure your words will motivate us to improve our service. Once again,thank you so much for your feedback and hope to see you soon. Warm regards, Johny Tom General Manager Spice Village More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spice Village is an eco resort in the hills(thekkady) near the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. A cluster of tribal style huts set in a beautiful spice garden is a great escape for most tourists from the heat of the plains, and also a great place for some adventure activities. We have a comfortable pool, an ayurvedic spa, we organise treks into the forest, bamboo rafting and many more. A walk through the property itself is a great way to explore many aspects of nature and the green initiatives undertaken at this eco resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Village

Address: Kumily Road, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $115 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Spice Village 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Spice Village Hotel Thekkady
Spice Village Thekkady, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Thekkady
#2 Romantic Hotel in Thekkady
#2 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
#3 Family Hotel in Thekkady
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