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Windermere Estate

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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.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Great View
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Full view
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Kochi Airport88 km
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Stayed here as part of a tour. Lovely views from room and also from the rock. It was our 40th wedding anniversary
and we were given a lovely cake which we shared with the rest of our group. The evening BBQ one night was lovely
just to sit there in the fire light. It was a littl
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We stayed here for one night as part of a trip around Munnar. The property is charming and rooms are large with a verandah. We arrived late afternoon and had tea and snacks (delicious banana fritters). There is a nice looking pool but it the outside temperature was a little chill
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Our own thatched cottage,but with 54 uneven steps as access. Well equipped with magnificent views over the estate. Excellent set dinner menu over the two nights stay and an enjoyable evening bbq under the stars. Had an interesting guided trek, if a little challenging for our age.
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This hotel is well placed to visit the local area for markets,walking and visiting the tea museum.The location looks over the surrounding tea plantations and is quiet and tranquil.Meals are a fixed menu,but there is a good variety of vegetarian and meat dishes.There is a pool and
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Our garden rooms were well appointed and comfortable however the view from the balcony was mostly of trees or the new hotel/ apartments being build just below the hotel. This is really beginning to impact on the hotels ambiance. Food was good - the best coffee we had in Kerala an
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Hello, when you say 'good shoes' are needed for the walks, would trainers be fine or does it require proper hiking/ trekking shoes?
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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Sorry are they round or flat pin ?
There are round as well as flat. but it is always advisable to carry a multipluck on your travels.
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What is the electric and what are the power plugs like ? Are there enough to charge your gadgets?
Plenty - just take Standard adapters.
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can we come only for afternoon lunch ?
Hi, Yes i think you can. you may just have to call the resort in advance so they can prepare for your visit. Follow us on Instagram (@TheExplorester) for more!
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We are arriving at the estate tomorrow around 1.00pm and wondering if it's possible to have some laundry done and back by 9.00am the next day?
Hi Tina, Im not too sure about this, but what i can say is, they will definitely go out of their way to help you out with anything that you need. And yes, do contact them to confirm. Follow us on Instagram (@TheExplorester) for more!
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"Best views are from the first floor Estate Rooms"
"Planters Villa"
"Overlooking the view of the mountains and valley"
"Try and get a room near to the main hotel to avoid stairs"
"Rooms 106 107 are older and down many steps"
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PRICE RANGE
US$173 - US$390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
windermere estate munnarwindermere estate hotel munnar
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaIdukki DistrictMunnarPothamedu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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