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Serenita Homestay, A Slice of Heaven in Kodaikanal

Serenità....well into the night
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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kodaikanal, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu
An exclusive and tranquil Homestay with Bed & Breakfast type of accommodation a short distance off the ghat road, well before the hustle and bustle of Kodaikanal yet very close to it. Serenità Homestay is peacefully perched on a serene and secluded hillside offering an exhilarating view.

We offer only a single accommodation suitable for a Couple or a Nuclear family at this point in time which means total privacy.

The Accommodation comes with an attached bath and a small kitchenette and is furnished to make it comfy and cosy (If your partner finds the room too cosy and wishes to lounge around while you want to be up and about, we will help you drag him/her out of bed for a nominal fee). It has an independent entry from our driveway, a small covered patio and a private lawn with outdoor seating. We designed the accommodation to make...
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Listing #FKN3585816
About the Owner
Ravindran K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
True to it’s name, this is our home and we live here through the year. We are more than happy to interact closely with our guests but at the same time leave that choice to them. Food is served in the room as requested. The whole idea here is to share our experiences while hearing out our guests as well.
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

As you drive up the busy Kodaikanal roads, you realise that the quiet hand of change spares no place. Serenita, nestled quite obscurely in the hills though tries to give you a chance to experience moments of quietude. Add to that the hospitality of Ravindran...More

Thank shunyat14
Management response:Responded 27 May 2018

Thanks folks for posting a review for us...become a rarity of sorts in today’s busy world! We sure are delighted to read your warm comments and as again, it was indeed a pleasure meeting you all. Look forward to your next trip! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a very beautiful homestay with fantastic hosts. It is everything that was promised and much more. The location is very quiet and the little house has very cosy everything that was needed. Preethi is an excellent cook and went out of the way...More

Thank Hema-atmavikasa
Management response:Responded 14 November 2017

Thank you very much for remembering us and taking time of your busy schedules to post a review. Was a pleasure meeting you both and look forward to another opportunity.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We recently made a trip to Kodaikanal for a family holiday and stayed at Serenita ! We had a lovely time with the host Ravi ( Mr Ravindran) and his wife Preeti. They are just a wonderful host and a very charming couple! We never...More

1  Thank drjayantaroy
Management response:Responded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much folks for being so thoughtful! It was indeed such a pleasure to meet and spend quality time with you. As I have said before, makes it totally worth everything we do. Going back to their crazily busy lives once they leave Serenità,...More

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
1. Guests are advised to stay within the confines of the accommodation after dusk as the Indian Gaur (Bison) is a regular visitor in these areas 2. Guests are advised to not leave...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Price per night is based on double occupancy and is inclusive of Breakfast. No additional charge for one child below age of 8. Only one additional adult. Nuclear family with 2 children would be allowed provided the space is acceptable to the guest. Bedding would be provided on the floor for the extra person if he/she cannot be accommodated on the bed. Additional guests charged at 10 USD per day
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About the neighbourhood
Serenità Homestay is perched on a secluded and serene hillside overlooking the Pethuparai valley and the distant Palani plains. Accessible by an asphalted road (not the best of roads!), one can come in by their own vehicle or a cab...for those really adventurous, one can trek too...be prewarned about the gradients though coming in is mostly downhill. Situated inside a gated property, the place is as safe as it can be, parking is no issue as this is not a thorougfare. The only neighbours we have are a few farmers way below (you may wish to give them a lift when they ask for it...) and a neighbouring house whose owners come in probably twice a year
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How to get there
Airport: Madurai: 120.0 km
Railway: Kodaikanal Road: 90.0 km
Direct Bus service from Bangalore and Chennai; we would have to pick you up from town or a convenient point enroute. Closest train station is Kodaikanal Road Station; one has to hire a cab from there to our place. There are some local bus operators who have buses from the Station to town and Vice Versa in time for the trains to Chennai and Bangalore. Closest Airport is Madurai which is about 120kms from Kodaikanal. take a cab from there to Kodaikanal which is a 3 hour journey
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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