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Beaverton, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A very comfortable stay at the resort. We were given the best treatment (all across the board), even an upgrade to a better room. It was offseason so not much hustle and bustle at the property. We had the best of times, taking advantage of the Teertha ayurvedic spa, the swimming pool and the game area. The setting of the... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We hadn't planned to include this hotel on our two week itinerary but so pleased we changed our route to experience this 10 out of 10 property. From Shirley's heartfelt welcome to our sad departure every aspect of Shalimar exceeded our expectations. The hotel is set in the most exquisite grounds with every amenity we could wish for. Staff ...... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We been to this exotic resort with family . Very nice experience!! Oil body massage and night time recreation is very entertaining!! Thier rooms are very nicely decorated in tent like setup . The greenery and trees and plants of spices are amazing!!

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I have recently stayed in this resort. Its quite far from the city and the road leading to the hotel is not that good. For an instance i thought the driver has taken me to a wrong place when he parked the car in front of the hotel. But as soon as i have entered thru the main gate, i... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you spending time to write your review on Trip Advisor. It was wonderful having you with us. We delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden is met your expectation. However, we have noticed your disappointment on the evening snacks and morning breakfast. We really apologies for the inconvenience caused to you in this regard. I would... More 

Madurai, India
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62 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Just few kilometers away from Kumily, this resort is the right place to enjoy monsoon among the spice plants. The climate and environment were so enjoyable during our stay in August with rains and showers. We booked deluxe room but during check in, it was freely upgraded to cottage that too near restaurant. Hut type cottages scattered in vast area... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Doha
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Nice little resort in Kumily. Deserves the Trip advisor Certificate. Well designed resort with cottages spread around the property. All rooms have access to a nice veranda to sit out. Well Maintained, Clean rooms. Travelers with mobility issues will find it difficult to move around, resort built around a hill slope. Friendly staff, knowledgeable about the area Tasty Food, tried... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Thekkaddy is so beautiful ,so close to nature ..winding roads, tall trees, gorgeous weather and great company... and even more interesting were tales of all those people who made our stay a lasting memory !!Shalimar spice garden , was an experience I will go back to!! Its when you go to places like this that you learn to appreciate the... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of the best places I hv ever stayed at. Cottages and rooms located in middle of dense plantations. Rooms are extremely cozy, spacious and clean. The property has a small animal farm, farm grown fruits, spice plantation, swimming pool, nice recreation area. Extremely helpful, warm and caring staff who are always happy to help you. You can definitely find... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The way to the hotel is a bit tough as roads are difficult from Kochin to Thekaddy. But you would not know they lead you to this heaven until you reach it. It starts with a tiny pathway and a little door among farms. When the door opens it is like a fairy tale as you see a bridge leading... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent Property exclusive service with 100% privacy and Jungle atmosphere. It is far away from the busy city center may be youngsters may not enjoy since it is far off. Well who wants a peace full environment will love it.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. It was wonderful having you with us. We are delighted that your stay at Shalimar Spice Garden met your expectations. We pride ourselves on excellent service and attention to detail and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gireesh More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The bridge to Shalimar, over a mountain stream meandering through the resort, transcends you to another world, seemingly untouched by man. Shalimar Spice Garden is a celebration of scents and colours. Pepper vines snake through your room balconies, butterflies dance to the sound of silence and orchids smile into your windows every morning. This Sublime Journey through waterfalls, tea estates, spice & vegetable plantations, and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary only enhances the invitation to live the Shalimar experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway

Address: Murikkady | Periyar, Thekkady 685535, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $201 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Spice Garden Hotel Kumily
Shalimar Spice Garden Thekkady
Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway Thekkady, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Romantic Hotel in Thekkady
#4 Family Hotel in Thekkady
#7 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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