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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Aranya Nivas in the first week of July'16 & stayed there for a night enroute to our actual stay at Lake Palace Thekkady. We reached late at night, just before the dinner buffet closed down in fact. Since the gates to the forest reserve had closed, we had to get special permission & then leave our vehicle at... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked Aranya Nivas, I had high hopes. I dreamed about falling asleep to the night time sounds of the forest. Little did I know what was in store for me. We had gone to Thekkady in April, planning the trip at the last moment. Rooms were available at Aranya Nivas for Rs. 3000 per night. When we checked... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good hotel.. Pros.. Very good ambience. One can listen to the natures sounds with absolute peace of mind Really close to boat landing area inside then wild life park. Excellent food though expensive if not included in plan. Excellent staff Can see some wild flora & fauna (wild boars, Deers, monkeys, porcupines, many birds) right in the hotel compound...... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice experience at Aranya Nivas . Good service and Food. We three ladies enjoyed the stay and hospitality very well. Also experienced the rejuvenation Ayurveda package too. Boating experience was nice. We canceled the trekking (natural walk) due to rainy climate.

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Malappuram, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night. Climate was awesome , slight rain along with cold wind . Should visit at this season , then only can enjoy the moment. Boating through the forest was another beauty of the event. Can see the wild animals in between the boating , can capture the pictures. The rooms are good and provide one more complimentary food... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

“Located inside the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary”, the description of the (premium) jungle lodge reads and that gave me an idea of serene place amidst the sanctuary. Well this serenity sets in after 5pm when the sanctuary closes for the visitors. And for us staying at Aranya Nivas (AN) it was the time to enjoy the whispers of nature! But then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aranya Nivas - The Best Experience Ever. Awesome Staff and Delicious Food. Hospitality was at its Best The property is located inside the forest which is one awesome experience Make sure you go for a walk around the premises to hear some great wildlife stories from the staff and can spot some wild animals.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Hotel aranya nivas is located inside the periyar tiger reserve. The hotel premises are clean, well maintained, Managed and very much welcoming. Check in was smooth by smiling faces. We had delicious welcome drink by the staff. That was a mint flavored lime juice. Luggage's were picked by the helpers to rooms provided. Rooms were spacious and neat. Staffs were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Great place to be if you want to enjoy nature.. After all it is a Government Resort and you feel you belong here.. Nice staff as well ..Boating was hassle free coz they arrange for the tickets as well.. You will never feel the need of AC here.. The restaurant menu was also good .. Not repetitive.. We stayed there... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Great place particularly the location and you will be mesmerised by the surroundings. But avoid the monkeys on the adjoining tress. The property is nice and clean providing comforts that you would expect. Enjoy the time.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Aranya Nivas KTDC

Address: Kumily, Thekkady 685 536, India
Location: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $45 - $93 (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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