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If you read or watched 'Malgudi Days' then you will like this place. The nostalgia of living at a place where few episodes of one of the most popular tv series of 90s shot as Swami's home is something which can not be compared with living at any hotels. The place doubles as a
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i had been here 3 years back and it was like walking back to our 90's experience.The hospitality and food(vegetarian only served) can never be compared.Above all we feel like we r treated like one of them and not like a tourist.The other facilities for travel they do arrange if
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Excellent place! The ambience of tis homestay is as authentic as it can get!. Kasturi Akka who runs the place gives one the feel of visiting your native grandmother's place. Simple vegetarian food and warm hospitality. Great for those who wish to experience the flavour of local
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No doubt, that the people and treatment, food hospitality is very nice. But when I first stepped there I was told by them that I can pay whatever amount I feel like paying but when I left I paid 300 but dadi told me, that dont you think its very less amount, you should pay more.
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For those who grew up in India in the 80's you will be delighted to know that Malgudi days was shot in this house. Good hospitality. Basic facilities. The best part is you pay as you think you can afford. No room rates out here. This is traditional hospitality at its best.
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The rooms are private only (2 or 3 bedded), its not dormitory but no attached bathroom.
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Yes you can, but try to reach an hour before lunch/dinner as she prepares fresh food based on the number of heads
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can anybody say the cost of this home stay?
They will not ask money for stay neither food. Its people wish. We paid around 800 for a day stay and all meals.
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"Please call before reaching the place to confirm availability"
"There is a dorm room and separate room with Wifi. 100 + years old house so it's not made for people who want luxury with Airconditioner."
"It's overall a different experience..and worth."
"Get a mosquito repellent and some good attitude. It's their house and one must learn to respect their rules"
"Please call Kasturi Akka in advance @ 08181-233075. In case due to any reason you are required to cancel your visit please inform her."
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IndiaKarnatakaShimoga DistrictAgumbe
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