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The Shade

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pune
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Home Stay at amazingly low price. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Great view from rooms and balcony and you are free to roam around everywhere in the property. Host is very friendly and helpful Great food at reasonable price Amazing stary sky view from rooftop in night. Overall i would recommend all to stay here though its a big...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stayed in the two-bedroom room which has stunning view. Room is bright, clean and spacious. Santosh & Mya are the best host ever, very friendly and helpful. Their younger son Arjun is very friendly too, a great playmate with my son. Santosh gave us a tour of his huge garden, we learnt about Indian spices & fruits. Dinner cooked...

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Sarvar, Hungary
Reviewed 5 April 2017

12 km-s from the centre of Munnar, The Shade Homestay is an island of tranquility. Hosted in a magnificient environment at a viewpoint, it’s rooms balcony has a breathtaking view of the mountains and the jungle. The beautiful, well-kept garden is filled with swings, hammocks, birds twittering and squirrels. The rooms are spacious, the beds are comfortable. Coffee / tea...

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This home stay has to be one of the nicest spots in any of the tea plantation locations. Lovely hosts - just three rooms all with balconies overlooking wonderful jungle scenery - it is like being on a tree house. Nice breakfast on one of the balconies and evening meal ( extra 200 rupees each) served in the middle level....

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Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 5 March 2017

As nearly everyone else has said. Saint o she is an excellent host. This was one of the best home stays we experienced , so clean and in a fabulous location. It was peaceful and relaxing and the view whilst eating a very good breakfast on the terrace was tremendous. We ate dinner in the house a couple of times...

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Shade for 3 very comfortable nights. The breakfasts on the balcony were amazing. Stunning views and delicious food. Santhosh and his wife are very good, helpful hosts. We enjoyed one day being driven around the tourist spots by super safe taxi man Bijou. We particularly liked going all the way up to top station where the...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It is the place we stayed finally in our Munnar trip. Mr. Santhosh host of this place is very kind person. He is perfectly maintained his place well. I must say this place is completely free from hustle and bustle of Munnar town. Especially this homestay rooms are facing tranquil lush green mountains which is most relaxing place to sit...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We visited this place on 07th dec with my family. We were totally amazed by the view and the beautiful rooms. We stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days. I had pre-booked this homestay. The owner was very down to earth guy. The food was just awesome. I would surely recommend this place. You will get beautiful views from...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

"The Shade" is one of the best places we have stayed in India. The owner Santosh and his whole family are extremely nice and helpful. The location and views are out of this world! From the little terrace in front of our room (where we also had our breakfast) we had an extraordinarily stunning view of Santosh's own spice garden...

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best homestays ever. The rooms are modern, clean and spacious with a dressing room / extra bedroom attached. They all have stunning views across deep misty valleys to the distant mountains while the top floor reception area at street level is simply but most elegantly furnished. Tea-making facilities in all bedrooms. Breakfast is taken outside while...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the valley of green shades of Chithirapuram near to the supplementary river of Periyar called the 'Muthirappuzha'. We are providing you trekking through the Forest Mountains with genitivally divers. We are 13 Kms away from Munnar, and this location is well connected by road. We are just 95 Kms away from the Kochi International Airport and 120 Kms away from Kochin city. Nearest railway station Alwaye is 100 Kms away from the location We have a very nice farm yard, where you are very close to the freshness, and the calm and peace full fragrance of the spice garden. 2.5 acre property surrounded by the home stay, The home stay, which is now 4 years old, has cozy and simple rooms and its construction is only 14 years old. It is encircled by cardamom, nutmeg, glove, coco, coffee and pepper plantations, imposingly tall trees all around and has virtually no other building in sight. Out of the home stay’s 3 guest bedrooms, two are independently located and attached by a common area. These rooms are ideal for small families due to their apartment-like character. The home also has an open-air seating area in the backyard with the view of majestic mountains all around. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shade

Address: Powerhouse-Kunjithanny Road, Chithirapuram, Munnar 685565, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar > Chithirapuram
Price Range: ₹ 1,875 - ₹ 2,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Shade 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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bebibm, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Jungle view rooms”
krups90, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want to closer to the greenery, choose the rooms at the lower level. For the view, choose the ones in the upper level.”
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debjeetkundu, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Basement Rooms offer beautiful views and also direct access to the plantations.Also one can have food right amidst the garden.”
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