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Cannes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the hustle and bustle of Cochin our tour took us here for 2 nights and the peace and quiet was lovely. The grounds are well kept and room are very spacious, clean and welcoming. Service is superb as is the food. Complementary afternoon tea and a pool with tea plantation views rounded it off nicely.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute you arrive, it is a delight. The location, the views, the accommodation, the staff - all are brilliant. There is a new pool and plenty of places to relax away from your room. We were blown away by the amazing food. Strongly recommend staying here. All the trip advisor questions are irrelevant to this hotel!

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Thank davidjeremy
Whitfield Kent.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place to relax in a comfortable climate, although it did rain on one occasion, these are the mountains so it was to be expected. Excellent accommodation with all necessary facilities. Outside pool is available. Local food and BBQ very good. Staff excellent and caring. The views across the tea plantation to the mountains, Western Ghats, is superb. We...

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Thank Rubyann40
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So the layout of the place is not clear on the site but basically it is a cluster of buildings in some lovely grounds. The building include the houses where the rooms are (we stayed in an estate room - these are the ones with balconies) and there is a building which houses the restaurant and library area to relax...

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Thank eat_say_love
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I would agree with the majority of reviews, wonderfully relaxed, nice walks and after the coast pleasantly cool. You're not going to come here if you need wall to wall wifi and Muzak in the restaurant. Perfect if you're keen to taste local food and don't mind giving your liver a rest. You could bring a bottle with you there...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

High in the hills above Munnar. A wonderful vista from the property, our chalet and the viewpoint. We were able to go on a wildlife walk through the plantation with a knowledgable guide on the evening of our arrival and were treated to an atmospheric pre dinner BBQ around a campfire below the viewpoint. Our evening meal offered no choice...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Windermere Estate after a 4 hour drive from Cochin Airport. We were greeted by very friendly staff who showed us to our room which was big, airy and very clean. The room overlooked the valley but the view was blocked by lots of trees and a new hotel. We had booked in for three nights so took...

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Thank Barry O
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure whether to take the time travelling to and from Munnar but the minute we arrived at Windermere Estate we were so glad we had. Stunning peaceful setting, quiet comfortable rooms, delicious food, friendly knowledgable staff, well organised day trips if you want them, but we could have easily spent a few days in the retreat without leaving....

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Thank George L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Windemere Estate was perfect for us. Pleasant well equipped bungalows in the most delightful of settings. Our host and the staff were delightful and we felt relaxed from the moment we arrived. The food was lovely a set menu with several choices so we could try different things. A stay to remember

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Thank Linz290
Reviewed 5 March 2017

In the midst of a tea-plantation, overlooking a beautiful landscape this quiet, simple and very authentic estate is just a magic place. It comes almost as no surprise that in such an environment, your hosts are friendly, very kind yet unobtrusive. To all this, you add simple but delicious local cuisine and Matthew - the efficient manager - who happily...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windermere Estate

Address: Munnar-Bison Valley Road, Pothamedu, Munnar 685612, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar > Pothamedu
Price Range: ₹ 8,163 - ₹ 21,769 (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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4 months ago
jacobjohnm Ernakulam Reviewed this property
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Depends on the meal plan you choose.

EP - (European Plan) - Only tariff

CP - (Continental Plan) - Tariff plus breakfast

AP - (American Plan) - Tariff, breakfast plus lunch or dinner

MAP - (Modified American Plan) - Tariff, breakfast plus lunch, snacks and dinner

Of course, you may have to check and compare the meal plan rates per day per person and the same ala-carte items of your choice from their menu if available.

Some resorts allow you to shift from one plan to another after you checkin.

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“Bungalows will provide the best views.”
hazza55, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try for room near restaurant.”
Rubyann40, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in an estate room, very spacious with a balcony and good views. There are other types of rooms, but we didn't see them.”
Cathryn95, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view”
holidayPettsWood, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are equally good, with great views and solitude, as there aren't too many!!”
RajeshG432, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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