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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hornbill Camp is THE place to go if you want photos of Western Ghat specialty birds, such as Malabar Grey Hornbill, Malabar Parakeet, Jungle Owlet, Rufous Treepie, Red-Vented Bulbul, and Black-throated Munia. Eldhose KV has a feeding regimen and, whether it is bananas, sunflower seeds, mealworms, or white mice, the birds know when to come to the various feeders or... More 

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Andy Sir, Thanks for a lovely review highlighting our hospitality and service. We enjoy serving our Guests and are happy to hear of your overall satisfaction. We are humbled by your detailed observations. Our team much appreciates your encouraging remarks. Your comments are highly motivating. We would love to welcome you back. More 

Kochi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

It was a wonderful break from routine, to step away and be with nature and with good friends and family in company. An ideal setting as it gave us all time to be each other providing enough space for people to engage in their personal likes and yet have the feeling of being together. And with the greenery around and... More 

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for a very generous and encouraging feedback. It's been a pleasure serving you. We would love to welcome you back. More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Hornbill Camp is one of the best experience i ever had. Its really adventures. Completely Peaceful and surrounded by nature. I loved the food. Had real fun with my family. Made our trip exceptionally memorable...

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and appreciating our accommodation and services with a very warm feedback. We loved serving you and are happy to hear of your enjoyable overall stay. Your rewarding remarks are sure to take us miles. We would love to be of service to you again. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place to base yourself to explore the wildlife of the western ghats. Excellent food and very friendly staff. Situated on the river bank the days can just drift by. The tents are fairly basic but clean, there's no wifi so expect a very quiet peaceful stay. Kayaks and bikes are available for the energetic.

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and sharing your valuable feedback. Your memorable stay delights us. It's been a pleasure serving you. We would love to welcome you back. More 

Neuhofen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

After having seen many temples, towns and touristic highlights. we enjoyed this stay at the river Peryar very much. The people were very friendly and cooked tasty food for us. The canoe-ing opened us ways to observe the waterbirds like kingfishers, kormorans and egrets.We will never forget our trip into the woods to look fpr birds. Roughly 20 different species... More 

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and writing a wonderful review. We are glad you felt well looked after and found your stay enjoyable. Your comments are highly motivating. We would love to welcome you back. More 

Jaipur, India
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Its a very nice place to visit. I am totally satisfied with the services provided. The food was very delicious. The staff was very well behaved and helpful. I had a lot of fun with my children. Hoping to go back again soon.

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your excellent review highlighting our hospitality. We are very pleased to hear of your great overall stay experience. It's been a pleasure serving you. We would love to welcome you back. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I went there with my family for 2 nights. Amazing experience!!! The location, the services, the atmosphere everything is beautiful. The rooms were very luxurious. Made our trip memorable. Loved the place. Keep rocking....

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for lovely review highlighting our location, views, amenities and accommodation. It's been a joy serving you. Your generous encouragement is much appreciated by our team. We would love to welcome you back. More 

Encinitas, California
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52 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

A rather unusual arrangement where the large tent rooms have permanent hard walled toilet and shower rooms attached. There were occasional streams of red ants that visited the bathroom but would move elsewhere and then reappear, however they never were really bothersome. There are mesh windows generously distributed around the tent where one can easily open the canvas outer covering... More 

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate very much for sharing your valuable feedback about our property. However, during the summer months the temperatures are high in Kerala and we are trying our best to make it cooler for the next coming summer season. We would love to serve you once again and assure much more comfortable stay at Hornbill Camp for the... More 

Imphal, India
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Calm peaceful perfect spot by the periyar. I loved it. The staff were kind too. And going back again later this year. We went for bird watching trip. I also did kayaking in the mornibg and later cycling. The food is good but could be better. Evening tea is quite good.the room is clean. Spotless white clean bed sheets. The... More 

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MarketMyHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hornbill Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and praising our location. It's been a joy serving you. Your appreciation of our cleanliness, service and location is very encouraging. We would love to welcome you back. More 

UK
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67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Hornbill Camp really didn't 'do it' for us. The morning birdwatching was very good and the guide showed us some interesting and hard to find birds. However we found that there was little to do for the rest of the day apart from lie on very Spartan beds under the room fan. There were 2-seat kyaks available for those agile... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hornbill camp at Thattekkad near Kochi, is so located, to perfectly blend into the forest, so you can enjoy your own private jungle and the spectacular view of the river Periyar. Along its banks, birds flock in their thousands and the cool ambience is the ultimate prize for the birder. Known as the Birder's Paradise, the camp and the adjoining Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is home to over 270 species of birds, including all the endemics. Mottled Wood Owl Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Malayan Night Heron, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon are some of the rarer species found here. Besides, the camp has a lot to offer those with a taste for adventure. The Periyar is ideal for river kayaking. Trekkers are rewarded with sightings of Elephants during their unique exposure to this lowland rain forest. Staying at the camp one can indulge in a biking adventure through the spice plantations, forest tracts and quaint villages around the camp. The Hornbill Camp is ideal for travelers in search of an adventure, who will relish the opportunity to get close to nature, and delight in the sounds of the forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hornbill Camp

Address: Thattekad PO, Thattakad 686681, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thattakad
Price Range: $39 - $2,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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