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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Due to our itinerary, we were able to stay at Spice Village for only one night. So, unfortunately, we were not able to experience everything that this resort has to offer. A few comments, though. 1. As others have noted, the grounds of the hotel are both extensive and beautiful. 2. The resort does have a lovely pool, but please...

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the land based hotels in the CGH Earth group this must be the jewel in the crown. Lots to do at the hotel itself, I recommend the evening cultural event and the property tour especially. As well as learning about all their green initiatives we had many birds, other animals (including monkeys) and plants pointed out to us....

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A very warm greeting from Spice Village!!!!! Thank you so much for your valuable time to write down your quality experiential holiday with us.We are delighted to read your review and to learn that your experience at our Resort like '50 Mile Restaurant',Eco initiatives, spacious cottages and of course the 'people' were memorable. We at Spice village take...

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small cottages set in a beautifully laid out garden. Plenty of birdlife and just up the road from the Periyur National Park. Excellent food, comfortable lodges and the evocative and historic Woodhouse bar.

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear guest, Warm greetings from Spice Village!!!! Thank you for taking the time to share a wonderful experience you had in Spice Village.We are happy to share your feedback with the team, as it is feedback such as yours, that motivates us to achieve higher standards of service. We all look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back on...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to visit Spice with my friends for a drink, woods house bar is a peaceful and relaxed place . The holistic approach of your staff especially the strong and handsome barman Toney is appreciative . I like to thank him for his excellent service, staff like him is an asset for your company. Highly recommended. Next time in spice...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Spice Village!!!!! Delighted to see your wonderful feedback on your experience with us. As you mentioned, undoubtedly people are our strength and asset. Will convey your kind words to the Team and which will inspire them to create more such memorable experience to our guest. Your observations about Tony was absolutely true as he has...

Calicut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a free upgrade to deluxe room for our stay and the room was a traditional kerala one with all modern amnesties. The room had traditional style bed and wardrobe with washroom a contemporary one with all modern facilities. Hospitality should be highlighted as they have made sure it meets the standard of their group. Cuisine...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Spice Village!!!!!! Thank you very much for taking time to give your feedback about your stay at Spice Village.We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and the food , the service and the property was up to your expectation. Will convey your kind words to the staff as it's a...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice village is a charming hotel set in large grounds on the edge of a small town. The rooms are separate buildings, like cottages, which house one or two rooms each, and these are in lovely gardens. The restaurant serves lovely food, either as buffet or à la carte. The charming, colonial style bar serves beer and wine, and...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, To hear about guest experiences at Spice Village is of utmost importance to us.Thank you for relating details of your stay with us. We are happy that you had a wonderful time and would await for your arrival again. Warm regards, Johny Tom General Manager Spice Village a cgh earth experience

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had supper here last night with my family. Superb food and great service. Highlight was the wonderful music provided by two local musicians. We've been travelling in India for over a month now and it was the best we've heard. Also the fish curry was superb. Highly recommended.

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the valuable time for a great review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our cuisine and service. Will share your comments with my F&B Team ,which will definitely be a motivation for them. We hope to host you soon at Spice Village. Warm regards, Johny Tom General Manager Spice Village a cgh earth...

Auroville, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is one of my favorites in India, i discovered it in 1999 traveling in the south and i go every time it falls on my schedule. The staff is always attentive and smiley but do not overload you with attention, i feel at home. The trek in Periyar lake are always amazing and you see from flying squirrels...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Spice Village!!!! Our sincere thanks to you for the motivating comments on your experience with Spice Village. Glad to know that you had some quality time with us. People like you are our motivation to uplift the service quality. Once again thank you so much for your kind words. Looking forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My group returned to UK with lots of memories from Spice village. Beautiful place to stay in Periyar, Everybody enjoyed the property,especially the friendly staff,ambience, accessibility etc.. Thanks CGH group for your amazing hospitality..

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Alex, It is always a pleasure meeting you and really appreciate the way you handle your groups. Glad to know that the group had a wonderful time with us and enjoyed each and every moment they stay here in Spice Village. Will convey the message to the Team. Looking forward to see you soon. Warm regards, Johny Tom General...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional style thatched bungalows beautiful settings. Very tranquil, the rooms are beautiful very clean light and airy. Decent swimming pool, But the highlight has got to be the colonial style bar its amazing place to have a drink in their. Staff very attentive.

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, General Manager at Spice Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Spice Village!!!! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with Spice Village. Glad to know that you have enjoyed each and every moment with us. We look forward to have many more moments like these at Spice Village as it is an honor for us to serve you to our best,always. Looking forward to...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spice Village is an eco resort in the hills(thekkady) near the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. A cluster of tribal style huts set in a beautiful spice garden is a great escape for most tourists from the heat of the plains, and also a great place for some adventure activities. We have a comfortable pool, an ayurvedic spa, we organise treks into the forest, bamboo rafting and many more. A walk through the property itself is a great way to explore many aspects of nature and the green initiatives undertaken at this eco resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Village

Address: Kumily Road, Thekkady 685536, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $327 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spice Village 4*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Spice Village Hotel Thekkady
Spice Village Thekkady, Kerala
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Thekkady
#2 Romantic Hotel in Thekkady
#3 Family Hotel in Thekkady
#3 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“If Wi-Fi is important to you, make sure that you request a room that actually gets good Wi-Fi reception. Our room (#104) did not.”
 of 5 bubbles CorvidTO, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Near or far from the restaurant, bar and reception area?”
 of 5 bubbles Carmonaman, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's quite a big site and all individual bungalows so we were happy to be near restaurant and reception.”
 of 5 bubbles darlingdiann, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If your mobility is limited then ask for a room close to the restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles Hailmary1956, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“definitely visit green park which is just up the road. a memorable experience.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthsE4603AQ, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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