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Serenita Homestay, A Slice of Heaven in Kodaikanal

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Serenità....well into the night
Excellent
52 reviews
Serenità....well into the night
On a brighter day...
Misty Meadows...Serenita is at the end of the winding road...
An aerial close up...guest accommodation to the lower left..
the main house; guest accommodation is at the lower level...
The accommodation with a covered patio and a private lawn with outdoor seating
inviting after dusk too...for them night birds...
it is as cozy as it looks!
your lounging corner...some food for thought too!!!
table for two and entry to the kitchentte and loo
Looking into the kitchentte...
equipped enough to rustle up and serve a quick meal
the loo...part 1
the loo...part 2
cloudplay as viewed from our balcony...at specific times of the year...
view of perumal peak from our balcony..sunrise!
view of the jewel box as seen from our balcony...palani plains on a clear night!
hills and hills and more hills...as seen from our balcony!
Perumal peak again....
may have these four legged friends for company...taken when grazing below our patch...
head above the clouds...
the morning view after a good night's rain...the distant hills!!!
the folds unfold...soon after the rain...looking into the palani plains from our balcony...
Serenità on the lower right with Perumal Peak in the Background.
sunrise on a partly cloudy morning...
the valley of clouds...
Perumal  peak soars above the cloud line..
Red Red Sky...
Blue Blue Sky...
Cloud Art...
a painted sky with a peek at the lit up Palani Plains..
The jewel box and the valley of clouds..
A peep at the jewel box through the clouds...
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Overview
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Kodaikanal, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu
An exclusive and tranquil Homestay with Bed & Breakfast 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. <BR><BR>We offer only a single accommodation suitable for a Couple or a Nuclear family at this point in time which means total privacy.<BR><BR>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 design... Read more
About the Owner, Ravindran K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 64 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 52 reviews and 1 property
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Hema-atma...
Mysuru (Mysore), India
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 for a stay in February 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 by cooking us even when she herself wasn't feeling very well. Mr Raveendran generously drove...

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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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drjayanta...
Kolkata, India
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2017 for a stay in September 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 felt that we are staying not in our house but somewhere else. Preeti is a...

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Management response:

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, folks have stopped posting their reviews more or less and we are compelled to survive...

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Satish A
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Serenita is an excellent place to stay if you are looking for a peaceful time with your family or friends. Just like an outhouse with all required amenities and yet with maximum privacy. Clean room and toilets. Amazing view brings chill to your mind and most of all, Ravindran and his family was exceptionally supportive and gives us a feel...

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Thanks folks for your feedback! Well, as always, it's a such a pleasure to get to know folks like yourselves. Makes our journey worth all the effort! Look forward to meeting up with you again in the future. Best wishes!

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Amenities
  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    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...
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Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
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₹ 5,013
US$ 78
₹ 5,270
US$ 82
₹ 31,491
US$ 490
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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 13 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
Access
Car advised
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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