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Rajakkad Estate

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful, really was very upset to Leave. Can't wait to go back . Food was so beautifully presented and delicious. I felt I could live there and drown myself in the library and read, walk, sleep, draw... the house is beautifully decorated with delicious fabrics , lovely pieces of furniture. One feels totally at home and you hardly ever...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear vanzuylenbee, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We hugely appreciate your comments and it is truly heart-warming to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. The house has been brought to life by the care and love of many hands and all the staff take great pride in everything they do. The library is a great...

Harrogate
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in this amazing small heritage hotel set in tropical forest in the hills near Dindigul. We ate breakfast and lunch in the garden amongst beautiful trees, plants, spectacular views, the hotel cat and birds; the sounds being louder and more varied than any heard since on our 13 day trip. The staff were incredibly kind...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Carol W, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We value your comments enormously and it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your three nights here. The garden has been evolving over the last few years and it is a delight to hear that you were able to listen to the birds over breakfast. The birdsong seems...

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Well this place really does live up to all that's written about it...fantastic staff a wonderful historic building filled with antique furniture in a tropical paradise . We've just come from there and had the most wonderful 3 nights

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Ian W, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We very much appreciate your taking the time to comment and are delighted that the place lived up to the reviews. Our guests often say that three nights is a perfect time to appreciate Rajakkad and our staff take great pride and genuine care in both looking after guests...

Paris, France
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I had an incredible time at Rajakkad Estate. I travel around the world, and I've rarely seen a place with the good spirit, hospitality, comfort, and peaceful surroundings of Rajakkad Estate. The food was incredible and I don't think i've ever slept so soundly in my life ! I was lucky enough to be there at the same time as...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Caroline G, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We hugely appreciate your comments and it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Rajakkad so much. Sleeping is one of the simplest joys in life and it is lovely that you were able to rest so deeply in the peace of Rajakkad. We are indeed...

Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Our second visit to Rajakkad in as many years and it again exceeded our expectations. The house itself is a unique refuge nestled in a coffe plantation in the Palani Hills and you feel you are completely in touch with the environment with rooms open to the outside, inner courtyards with water and plants, and surrounded by extraordinary plants and...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear arthilary, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. It was a pleasure to welcome you, once again to Rajakkad and delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The warm reception is something we appreciate the most and our staff take genuine pride in being able to look after our guests. Your thanks have been passed on to all the...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Almost completely isolated from the outside world, this unique and beautiful property has eight rooms. There are no locks on the doors, the drains do sometimes smell a bit, there is no TV and the road up to the property is a dirt track. However, I don't think that you will ever find anything else quite like this. The house...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Birdersmate, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We are delighted that you found your stay here memorable and very much appreciate your comments. As a place with dirt tracks, kind people, peace and a great view we are very lucky and it is wonderful to be able to share this with our guests. The gardens and views...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Rajakkad is really special -- everything works to make for a wonderful, peaceful retreat. The house is beautiful, both the bedrooms and the public spaces, and the grounds are fantastic. Highly recommend the 2-3hr hike of the nearby hills and the morning yoga sessions among nature. We feel very lucky that we decided to visit at the last minute --...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear RTWTripper09, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We very much appreciate your comments and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. Rajakkad is blessed with a very good climate and the garden is a true passion. We very much enjoy sharing the house and all who work here take great pride in looking after our guests....

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

For peace, tranquillity and a beautiful setting together with home grown cooking and the warmest of welcomes this can not be beaten. The kindness of the staff too - they can not do enough to make your visit special even when you are travelling with someone who is not well. Lovely walks around the estate and in the nearby village....

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Tappington, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. It is really lovely to hear that you felt so well looked after, with the calm of the forest and good food all contributing. The staff are truly kind and genuinely take great care of our guests and something that we always appreciate. I hope you are both now well...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We were here with friends mid 2016. Like a few other reviewers have mentioned, the food was terrible!!! Every meal we had was of a very poor quality. There was very little choice of non-vegetarian food and nothing in terms of pastries or desserts. Reason being, they were using some untrained village boys in the kitchen. While we did express...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear SouthernSpice145, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. We welcome feedback from our guests and take great pride in being able to respond to the needs of people who come to Rajakkad. The genuine nature and quality of care given by our staff has been regularly praised. We are hugely proud of the service given and I apologise...

Moss Vale, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We spent two blissful nights at this beautiful property. Such a wonderful change from the big hotels found in Indian cities. This property is more a house than a hotel. It is charming and atmospheric - a classic from another era. Taking meals in the garden, waking up to birdsong and no vehicle noise for two days were the highlights...

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rajakkadestate, Owner at Rajakkad Estate, responded to this review

Dear Julie241159, Thank you for your review of Rajakkad Estate. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed the beautifully clean air and the warm reception of all the staff here. I am glad you enjoyed the garden, it is very much a passion and a lovely place to take meals or relax with the magical singing birds. We are...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small garden hotel set in the foothills of India's Western Ghats, Rajakkad offers a sense of serenity and tranquility. Life here has changed very little over the last century. Pallam Palace is the house that sits at the heart of the old Rajakkad plantation. A small garden hotel with 8 unique bedrooms within an 18th century wooden structure that perfectly expresses its rich architectural heritage. For the traveller seeking a world apart or for the explorer in search of adventure, there can be no better setting. As for those in search of peace, look no further. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rajakkad Estate

Address: Perumparai Post | Manjelparappu, Dindigul 624212, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Dindigul District > Dindigul
Price Range: $208 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms are all quite similar, away from the kitchen and dining area would be our favoured choice so you can get some privacy.”
Moonhills, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you request a room with a garden view.”
lovetravelling247, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms are all similar”
woodstockgalBoston, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a room close to the kitchen and loved it as it was quiet and the WiFi was good”
WendyE867, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the deluxe rooms with the sliding doors are really worth it”
lilyjayharley, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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