Wildernest, Thekkady(Periyar)

Thekkady Road Thekkady Kumily

Ranked 34 of 237 hotels in Thekkady(Periyar)

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"Wildernest Superior Room"

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4 Reviews | 449 Readers

One hotel for which I would give full marks

Posted 13 Apr, 2015

Everything with this hotel has been amazing. I have stayed here many times and every time, I leave with a heavy heart. It's so good a stay, the hospitality is wonderful, makes your holiday, a real splendour. Book the hotel via travel websites, it's moderately cheap. Rs. 2200-3500 (Believe me, it's worth it). Breakfast is complementary and is THE ONLY meal available here. You have to have your dinner and lunch outside which makes sense. You won't be sitting in your room all day long!! The staff is EXCELLENT. Whoever the owner is, dear, you got the best. They are courteous, very supportive, resourceful and what not! I asked for a massage and in half an hour, I got the best for me and my wife at a deal price! They arranged us a Gavi Trip with a phone call, otherwise for which I had to make multiple visits to the forest office. They kept 2 umbrellas outside our rooms, large ones, very good for Kerala Monsoon rains when I visited last monsoon. This small gesture is an example of their meticulous work culture. Morning breakfast was Honey croissant and passion fruit juice with eggs to order. Yummy and fulfilling. The Hotel is very close to the Thekkady Reserve entrance and the town, both at walk-able distance. Construction is colonial inspired. The visitors book is a large hand made paper book, even that is tailor-made. Overall, an amazing experience. Recommended for all.

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48 Reviews | 60495 Readers

Quaint architecture & lovely place

Posted 28 Sep, 2013

We halted at Wildernest as part of the package made for our kerela trip. The place is a small 10 room Bed & Breakfast inn.. Its not an elaborate affair. Its just that simple with neat clean beds , cosy and warm,uncluttered and down to earth furnishing and ever present freshness.Its very so beautiful and soulful.The place is located at Kumily the spice village of Thekkady , and on way to the Periya wildlife sanctuary.Actually the sanctuary is very close , the Ambadi gate post at about 20mins walking distance form the wildernest inn.The front of the inn also overlook a expansive bamboo forest. I particularly loved the architecture of the place, with exposed & brick work and nicely tucked into a landscape thats so perfectly groomed around it.The rooms have a warmth about them, earthy feel, some have a stairway going up to open into small terrace balconies. Others have a small private terrace that give you privacy as well as nature.Whoever designed the space has done a remarkable thoughtful stuff in such a small place.There is no restaurant, only a small coffee shop for breakfast , but the location is convinient for you to have meals closeby in other resorts around.The room tariffs with breakfast is about 3500/- while in season i guess should be going up to 4500/-.

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533 Reviews | 99204 Readers

Truly incredible

Posted 6 Aug, 2015

The apartment are massive, adequate beds, apple-pie and big bathroom, we had a balustrade overlooking the property, with monkeys aggressive about in the trees. Breakfast was abundant because we had no expectations but was abundantly afraid with our options. It is beautifully advised and laid out to abduction the affection of Thekkady, with actual ample and adequate rooms, and accomplished account from the staff. Actual peaceful and quiet, and the ambient is great. The Hotel has alone a baby Coffee Shop for tea, coffee and snacks, and the breakfast served is superb. The agents were actual attainable and consistently there if needed. It's at a actual acceptable location, abutting to shops and such. We aswell bent a Kathakali achievement abutting by and collection a abbreviate ambit to see and ride the elephants! All in all, a actual acceptable stay/trip. We had actually no problems blockage a this Hotel.

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2 Reviews

Valuable hotel with good service

Posted 24 Nov, 2016

The destination was very good. The hotel was located conveniently hence there was no difficulty in reaching the hotel. The appearance of the hotel was good. The staff at this hotel were good and friendly in. The rooms at this hotel were good with all the amenities in good condition. There was no delay during sign in and sign out process. The hotel was valuable for the money.

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3 Reviews | 3587 Readers

overall experience was great

Posted 14 Jan, 2013

The overall experience was great, , we do plan to go back soon!

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Wildernest is ranked #34 among the 237 hotels in Thekkady(Periyar) with an average rating of 5.7 out of 7. It is one of the 39, 3-star Resorts in Thekkady(Periyar). On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 54 photos, 55 text reviews and 1 video reviews and is rated top for its Appearance, Room and Front Office. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 5,100 to Rs 5,100 per night. The hotel offer 10 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (56%) and Couple (31%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 52% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 17% have rated the ambience as adventurous.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

Wildernest is located at Thekkady . Elephant Junction (1 Km), Kadathanadan Kalari Centre (1 Km) and Mudra Cultural Centre (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Breakfast Services, Laundry Services, Parking Facility, Backup Generator and Doctor On Call. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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