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Windermere Estate

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The first thing I would say is the pictures on the website nowhere near do this place justice, it has a certain magic. We were lucky enough to have a room looking directly out over the vista of the valley below which although hazy was...More

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Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sky205 Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am glad that the place exceeded your expectation of the region, I cant agree with you more that the place is truly magical !! the unique setting on being perched on a little...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We spent two nights here during a two week tour of Kerala. Absolutely loved it, it is a small and very friendly hotel, the setting is so beautiful, our cottage was huge, and at the end of a pathway so was absolutely private and tranquil....More

1  Thank civciv46
Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 1 week ago

Hello !!! Its nice to receive your review, and thank you for visiting our estate. Windermere was set up as a private guest house for the plantation, which has evolved over years to become a boutique hotel. However at all times the effort has been...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Our experience at this establishment was so awful that we had no choice but to check out after only one night (having paid for two). The dreadful cottage we stayed in was quite dilapidated with stained bedside rugs, rock hard beds and no running water...More

1  Thank traineebiggles
Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 1 week ago

Hello Traineebiggles, Our apologies for all the shortcomings and inconveniences experienced by you on your visit to our estate. You may have been informed on your visit that the booking made for you had been in the category Estate rooms, and the rooms that had...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We went to Windermere as a new couple 10 years ago, and just decided to celebrate going back to this place with our son. Much has changed and yet it remains the same. There are few new cottages, new furnishings and bathrooms, but the service...More

1  Thank 274prad
Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 1 week ago

Its truly an honor and pleasure to have you visit us again that too on your 10th anniversary and we were very pleased to meet your son on this trip. Windermere Estate is always evolving, what started as 05 room private guest house has added...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Spent two nights here. Very quiet as off season and we were looked after extremely well by all the staff. Room was perfect and very cool and comfortable - it’s designed as a plantation estate rather than a hotel -and the views to the surrounding...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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US$146 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$146 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mediterraneangoddess
21 February 2018|
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Response from Christopher B | Reviewed this property |
Trainers are fine - as are walking/hiking/trekking shoes. You need a back to the footwear, and soles that won't slip. Not flip-flops or open back sandals or mules! If you have a walking stick, take it with you!
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pmjpalmer
7 February 2018|
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Response from TheExplorester | Reviewed this property |
There are round as well as flat. but it is always advisable to carry a multipluck on your travels.
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pmjpalmer
6 February 2018|
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Response from 494Bumpkin494 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty - just take Standard adapters.
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"Overlooking the view of the mountains and valley"
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"Try and get a room near to the main hotel to avoid stairs"
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"Rooms 106 107 are older and down many steps"
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"villa overlooking the valley just perfect"
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