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Hisar
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our agent booked this hotel for us saying that it is the best hotel in Thekkady. We landed there with that view on our mind. no doubt the view inside the hotel was pretty good but the facilities, the interior inside the room was very ordinary. It was overpriced hotel as compared to other hotels in our Kerala trip. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Elephant Court in November for 1 night as part of a two week trip around India. The hotel is near Thekkady and the wildlife sanctuary. Welcome is nice and the staff is friendly. The rooms are very large but quite outdated and not well used. The grounds are nicely maintained and the pool looked Nice although we... More 

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Sofia, Thank you for staying with The Elephant Court and for sharing your feedback. We are delighted to know that the rooms, facilities and services at the hotel were to your liking and we appreciate you taking the time to post such positive comments. I would like to personally apologise for the ambience of the bathroom which didn't... More 

Navi Mumbai, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the starting to end was excellent. Mainly from reception we got enough support for our activities. Specially from Mr.Nivin and Mr.Janeesh. Breakfast section was awesome. The layout of the hotel and rooms is tastefully done and is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.The patio area is excellent with comfortable chairs and surrounded by gardens.Professional staff... More 

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Murelee, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Elephant Court and we are highly appreciated your staying with us. This is great pleasure to receive such positive feedback and we are happy to know that we have met all your expectations. Thank you again for choosing our hotel, and we hope... More 

Pune, India
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elephant court has excellent ambiance and is a well maintained property. The reception and lobby area is well decorated with wooden furniture and has big elephant statutes with small fountain. Welcome to the hotel was made special by offering a garland to each guest. The check in process was quick and easy. The rooms are spacious enough and have clean... More 

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jeetendra, Thank you for staying with The Elephant Court and for sharing such great feedback. we are very conveniently located to all major attractions in Thekkady!! We are delighted to know that the rooms, facilities and services at the hotel were to your liking and we appreciate you taking the time to post such positive comments. Our team... More 

india
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything great... about hospitality, about best food....decent rooms and lovely environment...nice experience.. co-operative staff... all about best warm well-come.... really heart touching warm hospitality....

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks indeed for the lovely review of your stay at ‘The Elephant Court’!! We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your time with us. Your review really did capture the essence of what we try to achieve here and are much appreciated. We look forward to another opportunity to host you or your friends at... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a weekend getaway! Great ambience,Rooms are well maintained Best hospitality I have ever seen. Delicious healthy food. Well trained staff. My overall stay was worth remembering for years. Courteous staff and on call service availability. Cleanliness and good house keeping. Well structured construction maintaining the natural beauty.front desk staff were extreme friendly and helpful.

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sanalraj, Many thanks indeed for the lovely review of your stay at ‘The Elephant Court’!! We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your time with us. Your review really did capture the essence of what we try to achieve here and are much appreciated. We look forward to another opportunity to host you or your friends... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, wife and my 5yr girl stayed here for 2 days..It was an awesome experience ..Pool was wonderful..and well maintained, the ambience of the resort was brillinant..we enjoyed the restaurant with great pulse of hospitality from the staff..also the reception staff was realy helpful and cordial..its a great worth staying here..

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sandeep, Many thanks indeed for the lovely review of your stay at ‘The Elephant Court’!! We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your time with us. Your review really did capture the essence of what we try to achieve here and are much appreciated. We look forward to another opportunity to host you or your friends... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful welcome, excellent room and warm hospitality. Room was amazing and very clean. Front office staff especially (Rahul) very friendly and helpful. Really good service. It make our stay memorable and would like to visit again.

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Indra, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Elephant Court and we are highly appreciated your staying with us. This is great pleasure to receive such positive feedback and we are happy to know that we have met all your expectations. Thank you again for choosing our hotel, and we hope... More 

London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During a trip to Kerala and booked to stay at this billed as a 5 star hotel. So disappointing, the pool area is very small, the bathrooms desperately need updating and the rooms very dark. Our balcony looked over a building site, so was very noisy and by 5pm a nightly fire was lit which meant you couldn't really sit... More 

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Guest, At the onset please accept our sincere gratitude for choosing The Elephant Court for your recent visit to Thekkady and also for taking out your precious time to post your comments. I would like to personally apologise that we couldn't meet you expectations on certain areas of service. We appreciate your business and we hope to have another... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well kept property with lot of greenery. Architecture and design of the hotel is very good. Staffs are very warm and rooms are kept neatly. Amenities are top class. Details of other adventures activities around Thekkady is provided during checkin and its helpful.

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ElephantCourtMgt, General Manager at The Elephant Court Thekkady, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Varun, Many thanks indeed for the lovely review of your stay at ‘The Elephant Court’!! We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your time with us. Your review really did capture the essence of what we try to achieve here and are much appreciated. We look forward to another opportunity to host you or your friends... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Elephant Court" is the one and only classified 5 star resort and is largest and most luxurious resort at Thekkady and Periyar Wildlife Santuary. The resort is conveniently located near the Periyar tiger reserve and all major tourist attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant Court Thekkady

Address: Amalambika Road | Near to Periyar Wildlife Park, Thekkady 685536, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $137 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elephant Court Thekkady 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Thekkady
#6 Luxury Hotel in Thekkady
#8 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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