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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Dr Rao and Anne were great hosts. Breakfasts were fabulous. The Egyptian Room was very comfortable. Make sure you arrive at The Tryst in daylight so that you can take in the wonderful scenery. Dr Rao took us on a late afternoon walk and we heard a bird called 'the whistling schoolboy'. Magic.

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5Thank Judith1344
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Thanks to lonely planet, I got hold of this 'home stay'. Me & my husband wanted to spend our weekend away from hussle - bussle of city & his place turned out to be perfect for us. Its peaceful..calm...all you could hear is cripping of birds. Its surrounded by tea gardens, so you can plan to go for a walk...

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Bangalore, India
Reviewed May 1, 2012

We stayed in the tryst on 28 and 29th April, Its a cool place, surrounded only by greenery and the soothing music by variety of birds, all along one can only see flowers or the lush green tree garden. The owner, Dr Rao took personal interest in our comfortable stay, took us for a long walk. There was no chance...

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4Thank rcpusha
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Just got back from a very relaxing long weekend at the Tryst with some friends. I have been going to the Tryst during the Easter break for several years now, and the place never ceases to work its magic. The bungalow and the lawns are beautifully maintained and the Tryst is an ideal place to relax and de-stress The Egyptian...

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Thank rogercharlie
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 31, 2012

Great place to relax & tour the surrounding countryside, food excellent, rooms all themed we stayed in Egyptian room, excellent, lovely gardens to relax in. Dr & Mrs Rao great hosts nothing to much trouble, arrangeing trips etc, staff very pleasant & obligeing.Highly Recomended.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 13, 2011

An ideal place for a son and aging mother on a 4 day break. The " Doc " and Ann were great hosts and kept us informed, amused , occupied and well-fed the whole time.The roulette evening will be a constant memory. Lovely walks through tea plantations on the doorstep - now able to identify leopard,bear and porcupine droppings with...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 25, 2011

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights, in this place, about a mile out of Coonoor amongst small villages and teaplantations. We enjoyed breakfasts in the well-maintained gardens (while tea-pickers worked just above us) and drinks/dinner in the conservatory / dining room (where the owners were welcoming and full of information on the local area: flora, fauna, social issues,...

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1Thank chrisandnicky_11
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed May 4, 2010

Reading some of the other reviews on here i do wonder if we went to the same place! The "Doc" was a magnificent host who looked after ourselves and our young kids wonderully well. Food excellent, staff great. Rooms were quirky and fun. This is likely not for everybody but if you have a sense of humour and spend some...

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2Thank Hogarth88
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed March 16, 2010

I have seldom encountered such strange hosts and wonder why they would even open their home to travellers, as they clearly have no interest in them. Dr Rao is an extremely pretentious Indian doctor and his wife is from Liverpool, where they spend several months of the year in what she calls a 'static home'. Dr R's books are on...

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4Thank srh002
Surrey, UK
Reviewed April 5, 2009

We really enjoyed our stay at the Tryst homestay and even extended it by an extra night instead of a planned night in Ooty. We were looking for somewhere to relax in the midst of nature and that is exactly what we got. We loved our Egyptian themed room, had some great walks in the tea gardens (we even encountered...

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The Tryst is for people who wish to relax and forget about their everyday world. It is for people who like to putter about nature. It is a haven for birds, hares, porcupine, wild boar and the odd fox, deer, bear and bison. It is for people who wish to avoid pollution of all kinds and are looking for a quiet and clean spot. It is for people who wish a change from hotels and are willing to try something different; perhaps stay in a quaint but exclusive family-run guest house tucked up in the hills at 6000 ft amidst splendid tea gardens. Well look no further than The Tryst, Coonoor in the Nilgiri mountains that enjoys a very clement climate of 9 to 23C. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tryst

Address: | Carolina Tea Estate, Kumaran Nagar, Coonoor 643101, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Coonoor
Price Range: $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Tryst Guest House Hotel Coonoor
Tryst Hotel Coonoor
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“My favorites are the Victorian and the Egyptian rooms”
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