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Aranya Nivas KTDC

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride”(66 reviews)
“periyar lake”(58 reviews)
“premium room”(18 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in December, we had a premium room. This was situated on the ground floor, close to reception. The accommodation was fine and clean but it was quite noisy due to the location of the room. Whenever anyone walked through the corridor and...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 1 week ago

KTDC aranya nivas, great place to stay. Well maintained, good room service and decent food. I have just one problem with KTDC hotels. Across Kerala all the KTDC resorts having same breakfast menu that's need to be changed. Because in case you have taken KTDC...More

Thank ASHISH V
Reviewed 10 December 2017

what a brilliant location for a hotel in the middle of a wildlife sanctuary Monkees surround the hotel A lake within 5 minutes walk of the hotel Roooms are magnificent large and well equipped - shower area is massive Buffet meals -lunch and dinner having...More

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Response from aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDCResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Greetings from KTDC Aranya Nivas, Our sincere thanks to you for the motivating comments on your experience with Aranya Nivas . Glad to know that you had some quality time with us. People like you are our motivation to uplift the service quality....More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice property to relax. This is very nicely designed hotel inside a tiger reserve. Great place to enjoy your evenings with superb food and awesome staff members. rooms are small and filled with a lot of furniture

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Response from aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDCResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Greetings from KTDC Aranya Nivas, We are glad that you had a lovely stay at our pristine resort. We really do appreciate you mentioning the most enjoyed aspects of your stay . Thank you very much for your appreciation

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was pleasantly surprised to stay in the KTDC Aranya Nivas. I though it will be just average or above average as its being maintained by a government run KTDC. The place was wonderful just on the beautiful periyar lake. You get a feel that...More

Thank Sree61
Response from aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDCResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Sir, Greetings from KTDC Araya Nivas, We thank you for sharing your experience with us on trip advisor. We are very much delighted that we could make your stay a memorable one. Open reviews like this will help us to strive to maintain our...More

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US$86 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$86 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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NishiNupur
8 October 2017|
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Response from markosemy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You get a mixture of north and South Indian foods over there
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sree200k
20 June 2017|
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Response from Preethy H | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have parking facilities available as long as you reach the resort before 5 pm. after 5 they won't let the vehicles in. it is a child friendly hotel.
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Beesaj
6 June 2017|
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Response from manojayyappan | Reviewed this property |
Cheapest mode is by buses,both govt.and private buses ply the route.use website aanavandi com for bus timings.kottayam-kumily buses..bus stand is nearby the station (2.5 kms)..take a rick to the bus stand,then bus to... More
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"All rooms give view of the forest. Ask for rooms with view of forest and river Periyar"
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"Rooms 116 -128, first floor, Tall tropical forest trees view."
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"Specificaly ask for rooms with Queen size or king size beds."
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"Try taking the higher category rooms - they have AC"
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