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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I just landed at this hotel without any prior booking and I got a deluxe room for me to stay with my family. The room ambience is quite nice, room was cleaner. The front desk and service was quite fast and very helpful. The staff at reception explains very well the sight seeing point and they also arranged for my elephant ride.

I did not try the restaurant. Being a vegetarian I preferred to eat out.

The stay was very comfortable.

There is enough car parking inside the hotel. Hotel is very near the 'Forest Safari / Visit' Office and the main market is well within a walking distance.

Easy to move around the city and I would rate this hotel with 4.50 out of 5.00

Very nice place to stay with family and they have duplex rooms too. The Deluxe room was spacious and we were three able to stay with an extra bed. It is really a value for money and I would stay again in this hotel during next visit.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Sathyanarayanan J
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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Sathyanarayanan,

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It’s our endeavor to provide all our guests a memorable experience with a fusion of hospitality and services. We are also delighted to read that overall you enjoyed your stay and that you found the location, and services excellent .
We are pleased to receive your positive feedback and feel encouraged by your kind words of appreciation. We have shared your kind words with our entire team who are all delighted.

Thanking you once again and sincerely look forward to welcome you back again in future.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Ambady with family. The location is ideal to go for boating , cultural shows in the evening. Its a cool place with trees all around. The architecture is special. The rooms are good with lotof wood used making it comfortable even in summer. Its well maintained. The restraunt is excellent especially the non veg kerala meals. Beef & pork rost are must try dishes. Even those staying in near by hotels and resorts, those travelling etc drop in to have food here. So be there on time and do expect some crowd .

Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
Thank snmn4
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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

We thank you for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. It’s a place which gives you all the comforts with touch of legacy and it is designed and maintained in a way to deliver the culture of Kerala in its own traditional manner to the guest. We are always giving our best to maintain the heritage and traditional ambiance.
We also thank you for your kind words regarding the food of our restaurant.We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the food in our restaurant.
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We once again thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you, and we the entire team hope to see you in future

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Ambadi is my favourite for many years to dine. Whenever I cisit thekkady, I go to Ambadi for lunch or dinner. They serve some of the best beef & pork. Their menu itself is quite long and you would wonder if they would have them all, ask them and they would serve anything from that long menu. They also have an extensive continental menu along with Indian & Chinese.
This place is also very special because of its unique architecture. The place was designed by the world renowned Architect LAURIE BAKER. The simple yet striking use of localized materials will amaze you.

Stayed: March 2018
Thank Saravanaraj
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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Saravanaraj,

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. It’s our endeavor to provide all our guests a memorable experience with a fusion of Hospitality and services. Also thank you for your kind words regarding the food of our restaurant.

It’s a place which gives you all the comforts with touch of legacy and it is designed and maintained in a way to deliver the culture of Kerala in its own traditional manner to the guest. We are always giving our best to maintain the heritage and traditional ambiance. We are really thankful to you for providing us an opportunity to serve you and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed each bit.

Thank you once again for choosing to stay with us. We, the entire team look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We had two nights here on our journey, this hotel has a heritage touch ,and the rooms are spacious and comfortable for stay. Food at the restaurant was excellent, especially the meat dishes and the price was also reasonable. We also had elephant ride booked from the hotel reception by Mr John. Overall it was a memorable Stay.

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
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Thank JayakrishnanP21
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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Jayakrishnan P ,

We thank you for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to write a review on Trip advisor. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel . We have been always trying to provide the best service to our valuable guests and we are happy that we could exceed your expectations.
We the entire team look forward to welcome you back again in future.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It is situated at the heart of Kumily town.Kalarippayattu centre is at a walkable distance(show time:-evening 6'o clock).Periyar Ticket Reserve visit ticket counter is 200 metres away( bus fare 20, entry fee 33).Thekkady tourist information centre is 20 metres away from this hotel.Elephant ride point is 2 kms away(Rs.300 per person - for 20 minutes).Hotel rates are 2500(double without TV),2750(deluxe),3000; but the rooms are not worth it.You may get discount of Rs.900 to 1200 during offseason.
No airholes.If you open window you can enjoy a sleepless night by fighting with mosquitoes.You will also get a foul smell inside the room (not sure if there is a public toilet,nearby,which is not cleaned for years).Restaurant is damn costly.Curries which they give for any breakfast item
are less in quantity(as if they give pickle).Food service is bad.(you can hardly find any waiter when you are looking for one) Altogether it is just an average hotel.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
Thank APVBLR
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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay.

The factors causing the inconvenience have been taken note and we assure you that we have taken all necessary measures and actions to ensure that these shortcomings do not occur again in the future.

We once again apologize for the inconvenience caused and we request you to visit Ambadi again and we assure that you won’t get disappointed then.

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