Sundara Mahal, Kalpetta

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P.B. No. 64, Kalpetta

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    concrete pathway through the estate, that leads to the bungalow, from the ma Ravi Kumar
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    Chembra Peak - Highest in Waynad, as viewed from within the estate Ravi Kumar
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    with the Passioante Sundara Mahal family Ravi Kumar
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    Giving my car a wash! Ravi Kumar
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    Rama Gorty
  • Sundara Mahal - During Monsoon!!
    During Monsoon!! Arvind K m
  • Sundara Mahal - The Driveway which opens to a beautiful mansion!
    The Driveway which opens to a beautiful mansion! Arvind K m
  • Sundara Mahal - Green house garden!!
    Green house garden!! Arvind K m
  • Sundara Mahal - The frontyard!
    The frontyard! Arvind K m
  • Sundara Mahal - Backyard!
    Backyard! Arvind K m
  • Sundara Mahal - Sundara Mahal, the century old bungalow
    Sundara Mahal, the century old bungalow Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - concrete pathway through the estate, that leads to the bungalow, from the ma
    concrete pathway through the estate, that leads to the bungalow, from the ma Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - Chembra Peak - Highest in Waynad, as viewed from within the estate
    Chembra Peak - Highest in Waynad, as viewed from within the estate Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - Arecanut plantation inside the estate
    Arecanut plantation inside the estate Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - a cool place to relax in SundaraMahal
    a cool place to relax in SundaraMahal Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - with the Passioante Sundara Mahal family
    with the Passioante Sundara Mahal family Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - Giving my car a wash!
    Giving my car a wash! Ravi Kumar
  • Sundara Mahal - At the hotel
    At the hotel Ramesh P
  • Sundara Mahal - At the hotel
    At the hotel Ramesh P
  • Sundara Mahal - At the hotel
    At the hotel Ramesh P
  • Sundara Mahal - At the hotel
    At the hotel Ramesh P
  • Sundara Mahal - At the hotel garden
    At the hotel garden Ramesh P
  • Sundara Mahal - Sundar Mahal
    Sundar Mahal Srinivas S
  • Sundara Mahal - Room interiors
    Room interiors Rama Gorty

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Average rating

Destination
4.6 /5
Location
4.6 /5
Appearance
4.7 /5
Front Office
4.6 /5
Service
4.9 /5
Room
4.8 /5
Food & Drink
4.9 /5
Activities
4.1 /5

Reviews (52)


Mumbai
1 Review | 5 Readers

Allotted room was neat and clean

5.1/7

Allotted room was neat and clean. Behaviour of the staff was friendly. Servicer was done on time at the hotel. There was no delay in check-in and check-out. The hotel was located in the city. The hotel location was good. The hotel appearance was nice. The activity was not arranged by the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my family. I would not suggest anything to this hotel. The food quality was good and tasty. Garden was not available at the hotel. I had complimentary breakfast in the hotel and it was good quality. The hotel destination was good.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 7 Readers

The hotel was conveniently located

6.1/7

The overall experience was very good. The destination of the hotel was good. I had booked the room by online. The hotel was conveniently located. The parking facility was good. The room facility was well maintained. The food quality was very good. The activity was not conducted at the hotel. I don't have any suggestion for this hotel.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 2 Readers

The service was nice

6.4/7

I had visited this hotel with my family for relaxation trip. The location of the hotel was good. The activities were not available in the hotel. The check in and checkout was on time. The room provided by the hotel was neat and clean. All amenities were provided in the room. The behaviour of the was friendly in the hotel. I would not suggest anything to this hotel. The service of the hotel was good.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 4 Readers

Check in was on time

6.6/7

The check in and checkout was done on time at the hotel. There was no activity arranged by the hotel. The parking place was available at the hotel. The transportation facility was not provided by the hotel. The garden was available at the hotel. The provided room was very good.

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Delhi
1 Review | 4 Readers

The hotel appearance was nice

6.3/7

The hotel location was good. The hotel appearance was nice. All amenities were provided in working condition. Room was spacious with clean. Check in and checkout was not delayed. Behaviour of the was friendly. The food quality was good in the hotel. I would suggest his hotel to provide credit card facility. I had visited this hotel with my family for relaxation purpose.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 2 Readers

Wonderful stay

7.0/7

Wonderful hospitality. Spic And span atmosphere with lots of greenery around. Homely vegetarian food. Superb guidance for outing. Easy to locate. In short, you feel "Home Far Away From Home" with lovely people around. We can see good amount of coin collections and Court of Toys.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 4 Readers

Good food, good music, good conversation

6.8/7

Good food, good music and good conversation !. Our trip to Wayanad was a pleasant one. I say this because Wayanad itself is an incredible place and also because the hosts at our homestay were warm and welcoming. The three days spent at sundara Mahala were very calming. Not only is the bungalow beautiful, it is also home to three of the most interesting people I've met. There is the lady of the house Prabha aunty, who is kind understanding and patient. There is murali uncle who I think can be best described as a storyteller, with loads of interesting information and facts to share. Then, there is the lovely paati. She is also very soft spoken and accommodative. The mother daughter duo cook the yummiest and best food. To conclude my tiny rant about Sundara Mahala only three things come to mind - Good food,

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1 Review | 1 Reader

Very Good

5.5/7

I had visited this hotel with my family. The transportation facility was not provided by the hotel. The hotel was located in the city. The hotel was value for money. There was all the facility provided in the room in working condition. The provided room was very good at the hotel. The overall experience of the hotel was good.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 174 Readers

Fantastic location easy to locate

7.0/7

The stay was extraordinary. Hosts Prabha, Murali and 'mother superior' Amma instantly make you feel at home and hence at ease. One feels like he's gone back to his ancestral home and not theirs. The place is steeped in history and the hosts patiently indulge you! The food is par excellence and the best time is dinner time which for us easily stretched beyond 2hrs. Thanks to the lively conversations around it! Cosy rooms with every need taken care of and super comfortable and neat. Fantastic location, easy driving distance from all tourist attractions.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 189 Readers

Pure Veg Homestay at Wayanad

7.0/7

This was like visiting family The hosts - Prabha and Murky - are extremely helpful and the whole house is thrown open. Food, family and hospitality are the best we have ever experienced in all our travels. Not to mention the huge collection of books, friendly dogs (kids loved them) and long discussions on various topics. One of the few places where we felt sad at departure time.

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Bangalore
3 Reviews | 3850 Readers

Adithi Devo Bhava, Awesome Stay and Wonderful Food

4.8/5
Posted 16 Jan, 2014

We had stayed in Sundara quarter during the following days from December 29th to January 1st 2014. We were a family of 12 people (Mix of all ages, inclusive of 4 people who were above 60) and we had taken 3 rooms on a special request from Prabha and Murali. Generally they give 2 rooms and on request they did give their room additionally. Considering we had people in all ages (with 2 kids and 1 infant) service rendered was beyond one could imagine. Food was awesome. We were all strictly vegetarian and Part of our family was from Trivandram and so well versed with Kerala based Tamilian Food. We got the exact aroma and taste as we use to get in my house. Quantity and Quality was quiet good to cover all people. You don't have to visit any other place and just stay in Wayanad in Sundara quarter and have their elaborate brunch and dinner would be good enough. Important thing is Prabha customizes the food both Brunch and dinner based on different guest requirements which is really awesome. Both Murali and Prabha are very nice people always wanted to spend time talking about history of Sundara quarter and also about various topics of your interests and they try to spend time with each of one of the family members. Both of them are vivid book readers and you can talk to them on any topic you want. In fact 3 days our stay in Sundara quarter looked like as if we had attended one of the closest one's marriage. With so much of front yard for kids to play around, kids too enjoyed their time. Also they were detailed in explaining us where to go everyday and where to stop for Lunch. Also customized our daily trips based on the elders in our family. Kind of book collection both E-Books and Physical Books can keep you occupied for couple of days. I would definitely re-visit them just to stay in Sundara quarter and enjoy their hospitality. Adithi Devo Bhava - Perfect Words for their hospitality. I would encourage everyone to visit their place and you would not get disappointed for sure.

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7 Reviews | 7008 Readers

Very homely and absolutely delicious food served

5/5
Posted 8 Jan, 2014

We visited Sundara quarter as a family of four (2 kids of 7 & 11 years) in early January. We have had an absolutely wonderful experience here. Our hosts, Prabha, Murali and Prabha's mother were wonderful and made us feel part of their family. They cared greatly for all aspects of our experience including food, our stay and the places we visited - this made it truly enjoyable. The food is very homely and absolutely delicious, all prepared by Prabha and her mother - a combination of North Indian and traditional Kerala cuisine. The children loved playing with their friendly dog, Tia, the wide open space in front-yard or the tire swing in the backyard - so much so, that at one point they'd rather stay home than travel! We felt that we were visiting someone whom we've known for a long time Our travels and experiences with Nature in the mornings were really enjoyable, as were our long conversations in the evenings. Several places of interest are close by and within driving distances. The home stay is also just outside the town of Kalpetta and very accessible to shops Sundara quarter is a 112 year old heritage home whose earlier residents have been involved strongly in the freedom movement. It was humbling to know that Gandhiji had visited this place. Murali has preserved several of the furniture and articles from those days, which adds to the charm of this place. He has stopped short of making it a museum :-) The place in itself is a destination worth seeing The warmth you feel in this place is something to be experienced. Please make it part of your travel and experience joy!

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Bangalore
1 Review | 4 Readers

Good food, good music, good conversation

4.8/5
Posted 14 Jun, 2016

Good food, good music and good conversation !. Our trip to Wayanad was a pleasant one. I say this because Wayanad itself is an incredible place and also because the hosts at our homestay were warm and welcoming. The three days spent at sundara Mahala were very calming. Not only is the bungalow beautiful, it is also home to three of the most interesting people I've met. There is the lady of the house Prabha aunty, who is kind understanding and patient. There is murali uncle who I think can be best described as a storyteller, with loads of interesting information and facts to share. Then, there is the lovely paati. She is also very soft spoken and accommodative. The mother daughter duo cook the yummiest and best food. To conclude my tiny rant about Sundara Mahala only three things come to mind - Good food,

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Kolkata
1 Review | 253 Readers

Good place to stay with excellent food

5/5
Posted 8 Jul, 2015

I will try to keep count of the reasons why my trip to Sundara quarter in Wayanad turned out to be a memorable one. First, Prabha, Murali, and Amma are wonderful people to be with. They are simple, gracious, and welcoming; I remain grateful for their friendship and affection. Second, the estate is a lovely place to be in. The house is very tastefully done, and an example of what understated style and comfort mean. The premises - the trees, flowers, and vegetation - are soothing to the soul. Third, the food offered within the house is tasty and a revelation, especially for a philistine like me who had a pathetically limited conception of what Keralite vegetarian food could be. As for the food outside the house, I have become addicted (no shame in admitting it) to the parota and the range of non-vegetarian splendours available commonly everywhere. Fourth, the weather, as I experienced it right before the monsoons, and from what I understand it to be throughout the year, is not just pleasant, but a pleasure. Fifth, the combination of space I had for myself and the delightful company of the family made the balance just perfect for a holiday where I had solitude but was never lonely. Sixth, there is the wonder of Kerala to be explored outside the homestay, and the daylong drive I went for was a sight to behold. It is a beautiful state, no two ways about it. The beauty, to add, is of the more consistent kind rather than the ravishing sort, and it is an ambience that stays with you, in everything you do. Seventh, my long conversations with Murali, and the relatively shorter ones with Murali and Prabha, on just about everything under the sun gave me great perspective on the business of living. Eighth, the hundreds of gigabytes of movies I picked up from Murali give me great company, evening after evening. That's eight for the moment. I am sure to pick up another eight when I go there next, which should be pretty soon. Do go there, and keep your own count of all the reasons why you would like to keep going back to the heaven that Sundara quarter is

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Delhi
1 Review | 4 Readers

The hotel appearance was nice

4.5/5
Posted 13 Dec, 2016

The hotel location was good. The hotel appearance was nice. All amenities were provided in working condition. Room was spacious with clean. Check in and checkout was not delayed. Behaviour of the was friendly. The food quality was good in the hotel. I would suggest his hotel to provide credit card facility. I had visited this hotel with my family for relaxation purpose.

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Overview

Sundara Mahal is ranked #1 among the 76 hotels in Kalpetta with an average rating of 6.5 out of 7. It is one of the 14, 3-star Homestays in Kalpetta. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 29 photos and 52 text reviews. it is rated top for its Food & Drink, Service and Room. 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 3,500 to Rs 3,900 per night. The hotel offer 2 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 (77%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 87% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 6% 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.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay.

Other amenities include Laundry Services. 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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