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Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

PricelineUS$96*
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#10 of 42 Hotels in Thekkady
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Shalimar for 3 nights for visiting Periyar Tiger Reserve, walking in the surrounding hills and relaxing. The room was very beautifully designed and very clean, room service and restaurant excellent. We enjoyed the arjuvedic massage in the pleasant environment and relaxed afterwords at the pool. The nature walk through the hills surrounding the resort was also a...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is bliss! As a quiet getaway this is perfect. Surrounded by coffee trees and birds, this resort is as peaceful as it gets. There is a communal TV and games area if you want, but the bungalows have no modern distractions. I treated myself to an ayurvedic facial while I was there. The spa facility and service was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is a hidden gem, surrounded by forested and plantations in the mountains. Cottages spacious, clean, and no TV...bliss. Small pool and lounge area, hammocks ( nothing to go wrong getting in those)😄 Ayurvedic spa therapy rooms available at very reasonable prices, and very good. A common room with tv, books in various languages, and games. The staff have been...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I spent two nights here. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The place itself is about a five or ten minute drive from the main part of the town and is a perfect little hideaway. The driveway to the hotel is down a bumpy dirt road but don't let that put you off. Once you arrive...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings, peaceful and relaxing place to stay. Food was excellent and staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely go again if we have the chance. Amenities were excellent too.

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cottages very well appointed and serviced. Menu in dining room a little unvaried, but service good. Excellent Ayurvedic massage. Shirley and John Siby were particularly helpful. However we were disappointed that staff did not do much by way of recommending local excursions & activities., e.g.to the Perikar game reserve. In particular, we had been told prior to arrival that the...

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in room 222. The odd thing is that we had the hotel all for ourselves, with hardly any ôther clients. The plus side: 1- The resort is in The jungle, and is super calm with fresh pure air. 2- there has been a lot of attention to decoration, including a Nice swimming pool that The...

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little way out of town so a real retreat. A good time to have some relaxation and go to the spa in between visiting local spice and tea plantations. Staff were happy to arrange extra activities. Some in the group went elephant riding and thoroughly enjoyed that. Lovely bird life in the bush.

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a really quiet location about a 15 minute drive from the main town of Thekkady but only a five minute walk from a few shops. It is truly hidden. You drive down a small slip road and frankly, it's unimpressive. However, the Shalimar Spice Garden is truly a gem hidden in the green, lush undergrowth. Quite...

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We visited this place with our friends. We had a wonderful stay. We were touched with the way the staff welcomed us with so much affection. The staff also upgraded our room to our liking as it was an off season. The staff was very cooperative throughout our stay. The property and the rooms are surrounded with local spice plants...

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Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The bridge to Shalimar, over a mountain stream meandering through the resort, transcends you to another world, seemingly untouched by man. Shalimar Spice Garden is a celebration of scents and colours. Pepper vines snake through your room balconies, butterflies dance to the sound of silence and orchids smile into your windows every morning. This Sublime Journey through waterfalls, tea estates, spice & vegetable plantations, and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary only enhances the invitation to live the Shalimar experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

Address: Murikkady | Periyar, Thekkady 685535, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: RM484 - RM832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Spice Garden Hotel Kumily
Shalimar Spice Garden Thekkady
Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway Thekkady, Kerala
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Romantic Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Family Hotel in Thekkady
#7 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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“all bungalows are stunning!”
  • My bungalow - I think room 212
  • The view from my bed!
ShelleyG125, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We chose an individual cottage which was secluded from others”
  • Verandah
  • View from verandah
geraldhalon, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the cottages are on a hillside, using stairs only - if you have a problem walking or climbing ask for the cottage near the reception.”
OdiZiki, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sure any would be fine but there are quite a lot of steps to climb to some rooms so be aware if you have mobility problems.”
TheJsRedditch, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The resort has very limited number of cottages and all are more or less equally good, as the setting/ambience is the same and just the amount of room space/size varies. We were in cottage No 222 which was just lovvveely and romantic.”
RajeshG432, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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