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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best guided farm visit i had in India. Very informative and nice guide. Also on the history of farming in Kerala. They ask voor 200 rs for a visit which is well worth it. It doesn't feel touristy, but as a real working plantation. Highly recommended!

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Brussels
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If u want to visit a spice garden with a very friendly and super knowledgeable owner - and without bus loads of tourists - choose this place. You will learn everything u want to know about spices - where they come from, what they get used for, how a spice plantation owner and his family have built a beautiful little...

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Gurgaon
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I must warn people against this property. I had a confirmed booking for 3 nights from Dec 29, 2015 at this property (made thru Booking.com). While I was driving from Munnar to this place on Dec 29 I called them to let them know what time I would be arriving. They simply denied having a reservation indicating that they had...

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Thank 643sundeepk
Paris, France
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Mr Thomas explained us in very educative way regarding the spices in his plantation, and then the meal shared with us was very delicious he even explained us about the various agricultural methods , we left this place with a lot of spices in our heads a must visit

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 100 y/o timber cottage. It was really interesting to see this rare example of local architecture and craft. The room was very simple but comfortable enough. The temperature at this altitude is cooler and so we didn't feel the AC would be needed. It was actually a relief to sleep in a naturally cool room after...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 26 October 2015

a] If I had an option I would not have given 1 star even b] We, both are senior citizen couple, had stayed there from 10th Oct to 12th Oct,2015. After reading the reviews in Trip advisor, somehow we had a feeling that we would enjoy our stay there. Whether it is hotel or homestay, comfortable and decent stay has...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The Heritage house is a marvel of old Kerala carpentry skill. The gentle flow of air during the night builds a perfect ambiance. The adjoining view encompasses the plains of Theni and peaks of Periyar tiger reserve. The stay at the house and the morning views of the sorrounding gives a feeling that there is so much to life in...

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Amazing location! We, a family of 5, chose to stay in the 100-year-old (or more) wooden cottage. And we are all adults. That was definitely not a space for 5 adults, but its a beautiful cottage! The border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu was just next to the cottage. You must watch the sunrise—it's a breathtaking view. Warm welcome by...

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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 February 2015

This was the only time during our month in India, that we were actually invited to the host house to have dinner with the whole family! (They also gave us the choice to eat in out cottage, but we happily accepted the invitation). My wife even helped preparing the dinner with Seline, the first lady of the house and learned...

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Visakhapatnam, India
Reviewed 25 January 2015

It was more than just a pleasant stay for my family during our 2 day stay at Manayath Heritage. The location in itself made up for a perfect setting to explore the rural facet of Chellarkovil village, so close to Thekkady. Thomas was more than willing to part with his farm produce to make us happy. We had bananas, papayas,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manayath Heritage Homestay/Guest house is situated at Chellarkovil village which is on the outskirts of the Periyar Wild life sanctuary(Thekkady), in the Idukki district of Kerala, S.India. The Villa we offer to the guests is a traditional Kerala house(wooden house), 140 years old. This property is our ancestral place, suitably located on the Kerala-Tamilnadu state’s border. The guest house (villa) is surrounded by a spice garden where pepper, cardamom, clove , vanilla, coffee, tropical fruits etc. are planted. The house is remarkable for its calm, clean and quite surroundings. The steep Tamilnadu valley on the south east forms a close back drop to the villa. Panoramic view of Tamilnadu plains, a lovely cascade,a community ecotourism centre, sprawling spice plantations, high altitude paddy fields, bushes and cliffs, cloud -clad peaks, unending chains of hills of the Western Ghats etc. are the natural attractions here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manayath Heritage

Address: Chellarkovil P.O., Thekkady 635512, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $40 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Manayath Heritage Thekkady, Kerala
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“Any of the two cottages depending on the numbers of travellers”
  • the house lawn
 of 5 bubbles Evergies63, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite had the best and free views of Tamil nadu. You will be on the border!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Kalyan248, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“It's a villa in the garden that sleeps 4.”
 of 5 bubbles Mr_Beers, 23 Feb 2012 | Read review
“The wonderfully atmospheric traditional wooden family home is divided into two bedrooms (each with a double bed - not the ideal length for very tall people and a little on the hard side) with a very clean bathroom in the middle. The balcony with it's wicker chairs are great for relaxing with a good book. There is also a hammock in the garden and a tree house with spectacular views into the neghbouring Tamil Nadu valley.”
 of 5 bubbles KeenTravelEnthusiast, 8 Jan 2012 | Read review
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