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Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
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Kochi Airport101 km
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All reviews spice garden the cottages wooden bridge self guided lush vegetation peaceful setting swimming pool different levels curries main building the hotel offers nature walk relaxing stay stayed longer reception area tall trees nice pool
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location and facilities and excellent and attentive staff.The food was excellent and the room was adequate and the water very hot.There is a climb of steps to the rooms,but not to far.The pool was great for unwinding as were the hammocks. There was also...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting hotel with rooms in bungalows in a lush garden setting . Good food & very helpful restaurant staff. Weather was wet unfortunately so didn’t get a chance to try the pool but had a wonderful back massage instead - highly recommended! The reception...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Eve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really loved the tropical setting, the staff very attentive and the food was good. Our disappointment was the room we stayed in(#206) was very tired, furnishings, linens, no hot water and too far from town. It was pouring rain when we were there, hard...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Veva E
Response from Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private HideawayResponded 2 weeks ago

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 have noted your feedback and our sincere apology for the inconvenience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located off the main road. Very romantic. 24 individual suites, some of which are grouped in one level buildings. Very quiet. Friendly, helpful staff. Good food. Hot "rain" showers. Several brown outs. Space heater was used and needed. Two special bath robes.More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private HideawayResponded 2 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Excellent accommodation, staff very friendly,couldn’t do enough for you, lovely setting . Wide choice of food to choose from at breakfast. Thought the main meal was a bit expensive for what it was, could get a better meal outside much cheaper.More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Gireesh297636, General Manager at Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private HideawayResponded 31 October 2018

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...More

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tomtom989
23 August 2018|
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Response from Amritara | Property representative |
Dear Guest, At the property there are a lot of steps and the restaurant is at the bottom of the Hill so it does become difficult for people with mobility issues to use all the facilities of the Hotel. There is a second... More
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aipt
8 September 2017|
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We can arrange the same for you.
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Louise T
7 August 2017|
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Response from Gireesh297636 | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your query. We do not have Alcohol License, but we can arrange the same during your stay with us.
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Room Tips
"Many steps to higher level rooms - ask for a lower level suite"
elpavorealblanco
3 weeks ago
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"Take the rocking chair - if you have one, outside. "
siobhanm127
13 Jun 2018
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"No comments... All are good."
thomassandeep
12 Jun 2018
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"Choose the bungalow with private plunge pool. It has excellent views and is the most private."
434rachelw
21 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$155 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
shalimar spice garden hotel kumilyshalimar spice garden thekkady
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaIdukki DistrictThekkady
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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