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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location. Very quiet peaceful place. Neat and clean rooms - would be great if the management also put nets on the windows. Had a lovely tour of the cardamom estate. Normally i dislike plantations - but cardamom requries a lt of shade , so theyve left mmany of the big old trees intact. Had a lovely guide called mark...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hospitality is terrific at this slightly out of the way, hillside plantation house with its adequate rooms spread around the gardens. Views across the valley from the rocky outcrop in the garden are splendid, if the cloud lifts. You're at least a ten minute drive from the town of Munnar itself, and about ten minutes walk through the fields of...

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Pforzheim, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel, originally designed as a guest house for friends and acquaintances of the owner family, is located away from Munnar and offers above all tranquility and naturalness. Even at the check-in you one will be received like a friend of the family and accompanied in the deliberately simple but large room. First we thought that it will get difficult...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I visited in April 2017. This was our favorite place to stay whilst on our trip around Kerala. The staff go over and above to ensure that your every need is met. The food menu is set but the food is amazing and there are at least four options. They also have a coffee and tea bar...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travel agent and our tour director in Delhi that the Windermere Hotel was “the best in Munnar.” We think they both would do well to send someone to Munnar and look around. There are a lot of nice-looking hotels in Munnar. We checked in to the Windermere and were shown a spartan room that smelled of mildew. The...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights here on our Indian cycling tour and enjoyed the comfortable large room, great setting and quality food. The room was clean, large and very comfortable. The restaurant had good, tasty food and the expansive grounds of the estate were enjoyable for relaxing or wandering and exploring. We took an estate walking tour in the evening that...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small establishment is part of a neighbouring cardamon estate. There are 18 rooms in buildings spread around the complex. The room we had was large and not modern, but was comfortable with a large bathroom and shower, but no view. The dinners were set menus with limited choice, though the quality was good. The weather is warm during the...

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burton on trent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Windemere in early March. The fist impression on arriving at the Windemere is one of tranquility and a relaxed atmosphere, surrounded by beautiful vibrant green scenery. We stayed in an estate room which whilst simple was very spacious with bedroom windows giving a lovely aspect of the scenery outdoors. Additionally it had a good...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely accommodation - very tranquil. Great location for visiting nearby tea plantations. Very nice staff. Pool and hammocks. Restaurant with a set menu. Very nice breakfasts! Opportunity to go on a cardamon plantation walk. Lovely flowers. Great climate for escaping the heat of Kochi.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked 3 nights here and ended up staying an additional night as it was just so heavenly relaxing and beautiful at Windermere. There isn't much to do and the wifi is intermittent, slow and is being switched off at 21:30 - so early nights and lots of reading. I did a brilliant hike with stunning views arranged through...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Windermere Estate is an 18 room plantation retreat surrounded by the cardamom, coffee and tea hills of Munnar. Established as an estate in the 1940s, Windermere recreates the essence of an estate home devoid of a hotel atmosphere with a unique blend of simplicity and luxury wrapped in old world charm. Consciously remaining small and exclusive we invite you to experience heartfelt plantation hospitality, delivered seamlessly and unobtrusively. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windermere Estate

Address: Munnar-Bison Valley Road, Pothamedu, Munnar 685612, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar > Pothamedu
Price Range: $181 - $488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Estate 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Windermere Estate Munnar
Windermere Estate Hotel Munnar
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#1 Family Hotel in Pothamedu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Pothamedu
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