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Windermere Estate

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“set menu”(51 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge spotless room, with a huge bathroom to go with it. Great views over the plantations from our balcony, only slightly marred by a building going up just below the hotel. Tea and coffee and sweet or savoury snacks are served every afternoon in the...More

1  Thank herebedragons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a stay ! Fabulous rooms very well appointed beautiful walks and lovely staff. Sunil and Anoop made it so nice. They spent time with us making us feel comfortable. Anoop is a gem. He took us on a trek through the plantation as well...More

1  Thank Gaurav I
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights & absolutely loved the property.. The check in was smooth, staff was very courteous & amiable. The food was excellent, always freshly made & only a la carte. Afternoons usually was local food & evening indian cuisine was also offered....More

1  Thank DChopda
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

1  Thank Sky205
Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 8 June 2018

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

2  Thank civciv46
Response from John W, Owner at Windermere EstateResponded 8 June 2018

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

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Mountain View Hotel in Pothamedu
#1 Great View Hotel in Pothamedu
#4 Charming Hotel in Pothamedu
#2 Quiet Hotel in Pothamedu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pothamedu
#1 Quaint Hotel in Pothamedu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Mountain View Hotel in Pothamedu
#1 Great View Hotel in Pothamedu
#4 Charming Hotel in Pothamedu
#2 Quiet Hotel in Pothamedu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pothamedu
#1 Quaint Hotel in Pothamedu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (369)
Room & Suite (136)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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Room Tips
"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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