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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We has stayed in KTDC Aranya Niwas in September 2016. A decent place to stay inside the woods. Good clean room. Nice bathroom and the toiletries offered were very good. Service was not good though front desk was helpful. Breakfast was just OK. The good thing (or you may call the bad thing) with the resort is that it is... More 

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Vadodara, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened to lunch at the restaurant, the ambience was so nice as it's located in the jungle itself near the boating counter.We had to rush in a hurry as the boating was scheduled after 1 hr. They charge a bit high for everything but the quality is horrible.We ordered some biriyani etc. It's not at all good, the rice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located in interiors of Periyar National Park.So the place is very quiet and advised to not go out of hotel in the night.We could book for the boating at reception itself.Rooms were spacious.Though food was average but overall we had great time.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this hotel with great expectations, both about the location, the scenery it could offer and the service it has seasoned over its decades of existence. But this place is like living with a relative who hates you coming to their house. Front office staff is quite helpful. Room service staff is good, but rules are irritating. They... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is inside the Periyar National Park. KTDC has two properties inside the park, Aranya Nivas and Lake Palace. The hotel provides the following activities: Carrom, Table Tennis, Library (mainly Malyalam and English books), swings, a beer and wine parlour and a swimming pool. The place is well maintained and the service staff is prompt. You can book the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being the only property within the forest reserve, its location is definitely at a premium to all other hotels in the locality. It is less than five minutes walking distance from the boat jetty for the Periyar Lake trip - hence very convenient. Even though it is run by a government undertaking, the upkeep is superb. The swimming pool is... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

best place to stay in thekkady ...its inside forest reserve ....have advance of getting boat ride on priority and best seats ...the rooms are clear and well maintain ....the only problem is when it rain ....the room becomes very noisy as the rain fall on steel sheets .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

As the only resort located 'inside' the Thekkady forest, this place completely meets the criterion of 'Location, Location, Location'. A weekend spent at this beautiful forest getaway turned out to be one of the most amazing experiences of our life, with extremely helpful and courteous staff who guided us well on the various activities and events that we could experience... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 1 day and stay was pleasurable. One day stay is not enough.atleast 2 days required to ensure that the forest seep in your life. Staying g here ensure easy boat ride booking. Rooms are British era big ones, well maintained. Staffa are courteous.

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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Been here 2 times before. Great place to stay. I love to laze around. So yea, my type of vacation. Kids liked it. Staff was good and helpful. Hotel i nice with spa, curio shop etc. Boat ride was great. The location is great. For me this is definitely worth visiting again if you like jungles. Take prem rooms on... More 

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Aranya Nivas is the only premium jungle lodge of its kind situated inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve(Thekkady). The resort provides avenue for close interaction with the tropical rain forest and wild life. The resort is located on the banks of Periyar lake. Entry to Periyar Sanctuary will be closed by 5.00 pm. Hence please ensure to reach inside the sanctuary before 5.00 pm. ... more   less 

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Address: Kumily, Thekkady 685536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $52 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranya Nivas KTDC 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Aranya Nivas Ktdc Hotel Thekkady
Aranya Nivas Idukki
Aranya Nivas Hotel Idukki
Aranya Nivas KTDC Thekkady, Kerala
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#10 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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