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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a wonderful and tranquil place to stay in Munnar, - very authentic to its surroundings and not a as many of the other "glitzy" out-of-place hotels in the area. Maximize your stay with these experiences which are offered for free by the estate, and you will discover why this place is such a "secret tip": - Borrow a...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Recently staying in Windermere Estate, we found this hotel more like a B & B than a hotel in terms of amenities. Service was friendly and welcoming, however in sufficient access to electricity, notwithstanding generators are available. We had cold showers for our two night stay. Food was prepared with love, but compared to other places we tried in Munnar,...

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We booked for 3d2n for a family getogether in windermere resorts ,munnar in June 1st week. It is a lovely resort admist the huge cardamom plantation.. very safe place. Hygienic food,chill climate and pleasant stay. What else would you expect .. happy resting!

Thank Aarthy M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

It's one of the best places to stay in Munnar, away from the tourist crowd, in the middle of a huge cardamom plantation. The staff is extremely warm and will attend to event minute need that you might have. Food is delicious, and the rooms are comfortable, upper floor has great views too! Beautiful place to relax, unwind and rejuvenate!...

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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our Virgin tour , sadly we only had one night. Would have loved more. Don't expect a riot of things to do here, but perfect to relax after a hectic journey from Cochin. The room was lovely , no Tv , but who needs it! Huge bed. Our room had a huge veranda ,...

2Thank SueJohnHowe
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights with my family on a Holiday. Overall it was a Great experience to stay in the beautiful, boutique Hotel. The Best thing is that it's a small place with 18 or so rooms, so you get personal service and lots of quiet and peace. The cottages are sparsely done, but warm and offer great views. The...

1Thank AshishtripAdv
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Absolutely wonderful place and most outstanding personalised service. Beautiful and cosy place Nice rooms and verandas with scenic rural views.. strongly suggest to experience the Windermere Estate's stay. Nirmala Lilly

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed for just one night in Plantation Villa and it was the biggest regret of our trip that we didn't have longer here! Extremely friendly staff, so welcoming and kind. Our villa was absolute luxury; balcony with stunning views, birds in the treetops visible from the bed, enormous shower area and bathroom, comfortable seats. No air conditioning, which initially I...

3Thank KattyD123
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Set in over 75 acres of cardamom plantation. Lovely bungalows and panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.. You have your own garden with seats to relax. Average food, Stick to Indian as European dishes not good. No alcohol licence so take your own.

1Thank marycush
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had a wonderful stay on this tranquil estate. The vegetation and birdlife were fabulous. The food in the restaurant was delicious with a super variety of fresh local produce. The plantation walk was fascinating with the local guide having an excellent knowledge of local plants and wildlife.

Thank Pauline V

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Windermere Estate is an 18 room boutique hotel perched on the hill slopes of Munnar on the Western Ghats with expansive view of tea estates. This family run property owes its name to one of the oldest cardamom plantation in the region. Set in the midst of a 55 acre cardamom & coffee estate , Windermere promises a true plantation experience with a unique blend of simplicity & luxury, combining modern convenience with old world charm. ... more   less 

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Address: Munnar-Bison Valley Road, Pothamedu, Munnar 685612, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar > Pothamedu
Price Range: $213 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windermere Estate 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Windermere Estate Munnar
Windermere Estate Hotel Munnar
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#1 Family Hotel in Pothamedu
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“All rooms are the same but too expensive”
 of 5 bubbles BohoWanderer, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the far end of the resort opens to the vastness of Munnar greenery”
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  • A view from the Viewpoint in the estate
 of 5 bubbles jacobjohnm, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Garden facing and room with balcony are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles NirmalaL, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Plantation Villa had the most incredible views”
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  • Bulbuls in the treetops, visible from our balcony and even the bed!
 of 5 bubbles KattyD123, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“All have a lovely view I believe”
 of 5 bubbles maggieannerowe, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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