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Reviewed 16 July 2016

One of the unconventional places right in the middle of nature.. The views were stunning from the cottages towards the front.. The rooms are average.. The food was surprisingly good.. Do not expect much from this place.. One of the places to visit with friends only.. Do care to visit this place only when it rains.. The experience is just...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Very nice place, Tasty food, candle light cave dinner was very exciting! Spacious room, Good View from the room & the staff is very helpful! food is served as per our choice! i will surely recommend this place!

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 30 March 2016

7 neatly appointed cottages named after the cave dwellings from all over the world offer quiet and calm stay with great views of Wayanad hills and green surroundings. Staff is non intrusive but provide good service and good food. Highlight of the stay was to have excellent and exclusive dinner in a natural cave lit with over 120 candles. Truly...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I was very much interested in the cave dining experience when I booked this place. I felt that there was a big difference in the images sent in the pdf while booking and the actual cave dining experience. Please see the images added for the details. There were around 50 candles lit in the cave with one table for us....

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Kirchzarten
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The rock cave candle light dinner is a must. Very friendly service, Excellent food. But mind the monkeys! Go for a cave visit during lunch time. Each of the cottages has a bit different character - most of them with stunning view.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 15 January 2016

It was a while back but to date the most memorable vacation. We stayed at the tree house overlooking the valley. The food was the best, along with a candle night dinner at the cave house. More than anything else, the food was the best I had ever.

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed at the Altamira cottage for 2 nights. This is the cottage closest to the main road and it does not have a balcony. But, it does have huge, west-facing windows and hence a very good view of the mountain range. It was lovely watching the sunset from here. The hospitality was very good. Lins answered all questions that...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We booked this resort for our weekend stay based on the reviews and ratings from tripadvisor. It's a beautiful place if you want to relax and unwind. We stayed here overnight and the experience was more than just awesome. View from the room is breathtaking. Cave dining is a must. Great hospitality and good food. Very professional and helpful staff(...

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monisha i, General Manager at Edakkal Hermitage, responded to this review

Hi Monika, Thankyou very much for the complimentary review and recommendation of Edakkal Hermitage Resort. My team and I sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience on this forum with other travellers. It is wonderfull to know that you enjoyed our hospitality. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and we wish you safe onward...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I went to wayanad with my friends. they booked this hotel. it is very near to edakkal caves, infact it is inside the cave boundary. if you book this hotel, you can go some way up to the cave after the cave visiting time. after the cave timings, check post will open for you when you stay here. night stay...

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monisha i, General Manager at Edakkal Hermitage, responded to this review

Hi Easwaran, Thanks very much for your reviews.We appreciate the fact that you have qualified our hotel as a good hotel but would beg to differ with your categorisation of our property as expensive.In conjunction with the facility that we offer we are priced in the mid segment of Rs 5000/- in what we believe is reasonable pricing.

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The people at the resort are very well spoken and extremely professional. Food was superb. A must do if you want to visit this place is the dinner at the cave. For 600 a piece it is a experience that you will cherish for a life time. The resort by it self can be very noisy during the day, the...

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Additional Information about Edakkal Hermitage

Address: Near Edakkal Caves, Ambalavayal 673593, India
Region: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Ambalavayal
Price Range: £51 - £3,451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edakkal Hermitage 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Edakkal Hermitage Hotel Kalpetta
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“The room towards the front on the rocks”
 of 5 bubbles Keshav512, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“a little music of natural forest sounds in the cave would have been nice.”
 of 5 bubbles pravi61, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“1. Do not book Altamira. 2. Do not opt for the cave dining experience. You will be charged extra for this and I feel it is not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles SharmilaRao, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Check hot water on arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles j_rgv, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Altamira does not have a balcony but does have huge windows and a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles M_Vagabond, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
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