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Orchha Home-Stay

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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“host family”(11 reviews)
“local families”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very clean and peaceful place of Lord Shriram. Famous for Ram Raja temple. Betwa river flowing with clean water. Very economy stay and food. Raj mahal Jahangir mahal top view is charming. Must visit on the way to Khujrao.More

Thank Brij V
Response from Asha D, Manager at Orchha Home-StayResponded 24 January 2018

Yes, Orchha is a 'must visit' and the home-stay gives you a chance to discover it's history as well as it's present. The Ramraja temple is very popular with Hindu pilgrims and gives one an insight into the importance of religion in people's lives. Hope...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stayed with a few families here. Our homestay families didn't speak much English, so was pretty hard to communicate with them, and barely anyone else in the village did either. There was a wedding on while we were there that our...More

1  Thank Larissa S
Response from Asha D, Manager at Orchha Home-StayResponded 29 November 2017

I understand your frustration on not going to the wedding with the host family and your irritation with the kids asking for things. I enquired and was told that there are a few alcoholics in the family that was celebrating the wedding and the family...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Visited Orchha and stayed at Homestay for two nights. Sh. Mukesh Bharti was our host. Had a pleasant stay. All the time we had the nice feeling that we are being part of a noble endeavour to enhance income of poor rural families. Read about...More

Thank harshvardhansinghk
Response from Asha D, Manager at Orchha Home-StayResponded 10 November 2017

Dear Harshvardhanji. Thanks so much for your recommendation and your suggestions for improvement. They are welcome as we are always trying to improve. I'm so glad you felt part of the family. We are sponsoring the three children in school and all three will certainly...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I got to know about Orchha and this Homestay from one of my office collegue. Right from the moment he told me about this place I was pretty excited and thats how I ended up in Orchha homestay and having one of the best days...More

1  Thank Midhun M
Response from Asha D, Manager at Orchha Home-StayResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience in great detail. It's encouraging to know that the home-stay experience touches the hearts not just of those who are discovering India but of Indians too. You're right - interaction is the key and that's what our...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife visited Orchha in the month of oct'17. We had stayed with one of the local families associated to Friends of Orchha. It was one unique experience. The home stay was very comfortable , the family we were putting up took good...More

Thank Aritra_86
Response from Asha D, Manager at Orchha Home-StayResponded 7 October 2017

We do try to offer something very different from a hotel stay and are so glad that you appreciated both the welcome and the food. Thanks for giving us full marks. We will share this with the host family. You are always welcome to come...More

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Stay with a local family & discover India differently. Orchha is a great place to relax in and discover 17th century monuments. We offer clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in traditional style, built in the ...More courtyard of the host family. The rooms have fans and mosquito nets and the bathroom & toilets are ecological, and are shared with the family. The family provides home-cooked food and kids have plenty of playmates. The home-stay is a 25 minute walk from the palace. This is a social enterprise allowing poor families to benefit from tourism and visitors to see how most families in India live today. We received the Indian Responsible Tourism Gold Award 2018 for the Best Community-run Homestay. Call it responsible tourism or eco tourism - your visit will improve the lives of many and be an experience to remember. One of our six host families will be happy to welcome you. Less
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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Amy M
30 October 2016|
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Response from Asha D | Property representative |
There must be an error in the address because we haven't received your mail. Make sure you spell Orchha with two h's. Do resend you mail please and I will reply immediately. You are welcome to come in Jan or Feb. We have... More
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Rohan S
4 October 2015|
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Response from Asha D | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry for keeping you waiting for a reply. Yes, it's possible to visit Khajuraho in a day and return if you leave Orchha early morning at about 6.30 am. Then you can visit Khajuraho and leave at about 4 pm. The drive... More
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tourcrazy2015
6 August 2015|
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Response from Asha D | Property representative |
We do have rooms available for October 27 and 28 and will be happy to welcome you. Yes, non-veg food is served on request and we also arrange transport from Jhansi station. Let me know if you wish to reserve. Asha D'Souza
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"Don't have preferences. The manager chooses the family turn wise. All rooms are good."
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"Just enjoy what you are given!"
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"each room will provide a different window into the family life; a beautful experience"
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"Book directly with Friends of Orchha, through booking.com you end up paying 350-400 Rs more per night!"
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