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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The property is beautiful and away from the hustle bustle of the commercial town area. The rooms are spotlessly clean and overlook the beautiful greenery. The hosts are very humble and ensure to give you your privacy by not being intrusive, at the same time very friendly and ready to chat when you are. The food is homely and delicious,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted a really quiet getaway in Munnar. And The Shade was just that. I was there during the monsoon, and the greenery that I stayed within for two days was beautiful to say the least. As for the rooms, they are very basic and not for travellers with frills or those who want luxury. It's not next to any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with 3 friends, with 2 in each of the 2 big rooms. These rooms were on their own level, and had a joining balcony with a beautiful view of the forest below. The rooms were large and each had a nice bathroom with hot showers. The owners were lovely and provided breakfast every morning (a combination of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

My wife and I stayed at The Shade for one night. The location is calm and quite. The room we got was very clean especially the bathroom. The food here is simple and homely. The host Mr Santosh made us feel at home with his warmth and simplicity. This is all one expects in a home stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this beautiful home stay. The location is gorgeous and so relaxing. Santosh and Maya were so sweet and welcoming and went out of our way for us. Maya's food is the best we have had in India. We hired a scooter that he has on his property and cruised the tea plantations. He also organized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We had booked for 3 nights at the Shade via booking.com. There was some hitch apparently with Shade being sold out for one of the nights. Santosh called me and offered to put me up at another homestay nearby for the first night. That was also an amazing property and i liked the way the whole issue was dealt with.... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I was really impressed by the hospitality of Santhosh and his family. The place where this property stands is super silent, over all experience was very good. They provided their kitchen to prepare food for my 8 months old son, We enjoyed the stay there and understood that it is not staying in the heart of tourist location that matters,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I stayed here for 2 days with family. Location of the home stay is amazing with beautiful spice plantation. Mr. Santosh was always ready to help us and provided us with good cab. Once I lost my room key in the plantation. Mr. Santosh personally helped us to find that. Breakfast and dinner was very delicious. Best Kerelian food I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Firstly, if you're not sure whether to make the tip to Munnar, lock it in now, and if you need somewhere to stay, look no further than The Shade. We felt so comfortable with Santosh and his family's hospitality during our time in Munnar. The room we stayed in was upstairs and impeccably clean, the view was amazing and the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our stay at The Shade and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet getaway away from the main hub bub of Munnar. We were well looked after, ate delicious Keralan food everyday during our stay and enjoyed waking up to beautiful views of the surrounding hills. The highlight of the trip was our half... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the valley of green shades of Chithirapuram near to the supplementary river of Periyar called the 'Muthirappuzha'. We are providing you trekking through the Forest Mountains with genitivally divers. We are 13 Kms away from Munnar, and this location is well connected by road. We are just 95 Kms away from the Kochi International Airport and 120 Kms away from Kochin city. Nearest railway station Alwaye is 100 Kms away from the location We have a very nice farm yard, where you are very close to the freshness, and the calm and peace full fragrance of the spice garden. 2.5 acre property surrounded by the home stay, The home stay, which is now 4 years old, has cozy and simple rooms and its construction is only 14 years old. It is encircled by cardamom, nutmeg, glove, coco, coffee and pepper plantations, imposingly tall trees all around and has virtually no other building in sight. Out of the home stay’s 3 guest bedrooms, two are independently located and attached by a common area. These rooms are ideal for small families due to their apartment-like character. The home also has an open-air seating area in the backyard with the view of majestic mountains all around. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shade

Address: Powerhouse-Kunjithanny Road, Chithirapuram, Munnar 685565, India
Location: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar > Chithirapuram
Price Range: $31 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Shade 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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