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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Hidden away in coffee plantation is this beauty of a home stay, which has to be seen to be believed. We already thought the cottages and balconies of the main historic plantation building were gorgeous and spacious. We loved watching a thunderstorm sweeping through the area from the sheltered terrace. However nothing beats the location and view of the two...

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london
Reviewed 16 April 2012

My friend and I stayed here last week and wanted to share with everyone what a gem of a place this is!!.. The location is somewhat off the beaten track with no signs from the main road but have faith it's there and it's wonderful! We stayed 3 nights in the large treehouse - which has the most amazing view...

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3Thank roverN
NY
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Neema and Rajesh are the perfect hosts. They take care and interact with the guest all the time. The entire property is amazing, but the attraction is the treehut. What a great experience to live in a treehut overlooking the valley, listening to the nature sounds, see the fog creep up at dawn. We loved it. The hut is also...

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2Thank kittychanNY
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 26 March 2012

This was one trip we will never forget. Nature at its best with hosts who make you feel comfortable and have taken pains to build this place. We started with a drive in peak summers of Bangalore and Kerala but ended up feeling so cold that on the last day, we were actually waiting for sun in the morning. Yes,...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We booked the deluxe tree house and what a good decision that was. The acomodation is pretty basic but the views are jaw-dropping and the place has loads of character. Well worth the price. Also, the food was the best we had in our 3 weeks in Kerala. Truly outstanding, especially when the spice is turned up. The nearby National...

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1Thank Michael N
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Rajesh and Neema have created an amazing homestay from this ancestral coffee plantation. We stayed in the main house, which is handsome and airy with spacious verandahs and wide wood planks. The rooms have vintage, hand painted ceramic tiles and a private porch looking right out onto the coffee fields with a mountain backdrop. The property has many places to...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 26 February 2012

if you are looking for a perfect relaxed atmosphere, this is the place to go. comfortable stay among the coffee plantations, and the view from the tree huts are awesome. very hygenic place wiith authentic kerala cusine and the hosts ensured a comfortable stay without any disturbance. if you are into wildlife, you can get into the sanctuary to be...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2012

We stayed in the deluxe treehut for 2 nights and were totally blown away by the location. The views are jaw-dropping, and so was the accomodation (we had an upper and a lower balcony!!), absolutely loved it. Neema and Rajesh were lovely, as was the food. We'd recommend it to anyone visiting Wayanad. Pure peace and relaxation, wonderful.

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 4 February 2012

After an extended visit at Aranyakam, I hardly have the words to describe my experience. In short, it offers rustic, forested India with the comforts of a traditional Keralan home. But Rajesh and Neema provide more than the mere creature comforts one might find at a typical hotel. Here, you are given their time and attention, extraordinary homecooked Kerala cuisine,...

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Kinsale Ireland
Reviewed 29 January 2012

We stayed three nights with Rajesh and Neema at Aranyakam coffee plantation. The rooms were simple and clean, the food was delicious and the ambience was perfectly peaceful. This is well established, and while it isn't cheap, it is reasonable in today's market. Contrary to the information in the Rough Guide, food was not included in the price. They serve...

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Address: Valathoor,Rippon, Kalpetta 673577, India
Region: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Kalpetta
Price Range: RM244 - RM17,491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Aranyakam Hotel Kalpetta
Aranyakam Kalpetta, Kerala, India
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“Please go for the tree hut, which has got the best view of valley....!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles sreekeshn2016, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tree hut, tree hut and tree hut”
  • view of the hut in the eve
  • view of the valeey
  • tree hut
  • hut on top of he hill
 of 5 bubbles 663sathishs, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Tree huts or rooms on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles leftyshank, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have a good view- however the morning prayers from the nearby mosque can disturb your sleep early in the morning..”
 of 5 bubbles bpbindaas, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Tree Huts are must for couples!”
 of 5 bubbles adonis26in, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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