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Khoone Geli

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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful house, designed by Farzin, who really knows how to cater for the more discerning of travelers. The house has been built in the traditional design relating to the particular area of the Alborz Mountains. The rooms are beautifully adorned, with traditional style bedding, which I found to be very comfortable. The house is set amidst...

Thank MartinByrne999
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Khoone Geli is a wonderful traditionally built guest house. Simple, but very cosy rooms, a huge garden for relaxing and bonfires and amazing, home cooked food. The owner, Farzin, organizes treks in the wonderful Alborz mountains and helps you in every way possible. We went on a 3-day trek that was well organized and a fantastic mountaineering experience. The surroundings...

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

What you get for 120 euros per night (2 persons): -NO BED - INSTEAD SLEEPING ON THE GROUND (you even have to prepare your own bed out of old uncomfortable mattresses that are thin like a slice of toast  (but less fluffy) and seem to have never seen any washing machine, nothing will be prepared for you, you just get...

2Thank Felix E
KhooneGeli, Owner at Khoone Geli, responded to this review

Felix, thank you for your review. I think you are being a little unfair. The house has no beds and this has been mentioned by several travellers who have written comments and posted photos of the lodge. It is not in my website, I agree, but now it will be. Khoone Geli is a rural house that resembles traditional lifestyle...

Shahmirzad, Iran
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Last summer, I went to Khoone Geli along with my friends. It was a wonderful guesthouse in the middle of a lovely tranquil garden. In addition to all this, being with Farzin took the experience of the trip to a whole new level. If you choose to sojourn at this guesthouse, its memory will remain an unforgettable one.

1Thank aliakbarmoradan
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

In a trip of many fabulous experiences, staying at Khoonegeli was the absolute highlight of my three and a half weeks in Iran. A traditional mudbrick house in the north of Iran, Khoonegeli, built by Farzin Malaki and his wife, Alejandra, is about 15km southwest of Tonekabon and close to the foothills of the Alborz mountains. I arrived in early...

3Thank Cath337
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 November 2016

the super beautiful house is constructed in an old traditional way and makes with its nice interior design a cozy stay for you. service is very friendly and helpful. They cook excellent and keep the house super clean. a highlight is the balcony on the upper floor where you sit above the orange trees. there is a huge green garden....

2Thank rtnplan
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Farzin is an interesting man and a very hospitable host. He and his family have an amazing guesthouse in a part of Iran You should definitely visit. Even if its only, like us, for a very short time. A trek was organized through the mountains, complete with homestay and guide. After such an exhausting day it was great to just...

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We booked a hike in the Alamut valley/Alborz mountains via Caspian Treks, which is has the same owner (Farzin) as Khoone Geli. We booked the hike to a summit (Kalooha) in the Alamut valley with 4 experienced hikers. We want to underline that all 4 of us are experienced hikers, and all of us did multiple hikes all over the...

3Thank Rob V
KhooneGeli, Manager at Khoone Geli, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment Rob. This is the second time this has happened in the season and interestingly both parties have been from the same European country with similar experiences elsewhere. I think a pattern is emerging whereby ordinary tourists who are used to hiking in countries where an infrastructure is well established for guided and self guided hikes...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our stay with Farzin and his family at Khoone Geli was the absolute highlight of our three weeks in Iran. We arrived at Khoone Geli after an unforgetable trekking in the northern mountains perfectly organised by Farzin. The top cuisine food, the secluded orange tree garden, the lovely house and our room with balcony offered a perfect contrast to the...

Thank Nicole D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had an exceptional time staying with Farzin for two nights at Khoone Geli. Khoone Geli is a beautiful, traditional home with delightful interiors - we felt relaxed as soon as we arrived. The highlight of our stay was the delicious local food we were able to sample at each meal, where Farzin often joined us and explained the origins...

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Khoone Geli is a beautiful adobe guesthouse richly influenced by local traditional architecture. Its privileged location -between the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and the Alborz mountains- makes Khoone Geli an ideal place to stay and relax while you also enjoy nature, trekking and water sports.We offer basic accommodation, local excursions, personalized service and a warm, friendly atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khoone Geli

Address: Chelasar | Soleiman Abad, Tonekabon, Iran
Region: Iran > Mazandaran Province > Tonekabon
Number of rooms: 2
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