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Sumilayam Jungle View Homestay

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The room was very basic and bare, and (western) breakfast was also quite plain (as we were not asked if we wanted Keralan breakfast) so our night's stay was looking very average.... However, the owner was great and took great pride and was very enthusiastic to show us his part of the forest with monkeys, giant squirrels, elephant tracks and...

4Thank mapmanish
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We recently stayed at jungle view, and got a large room on the top floor. The room had a great balcony outside and as the title implies, there were a few monkeys and cool birds around also. Although some descriptions here are a bit over the top - the view can be quite restricted. The location is ok, its a...

5Thank Harryg3
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The host has a very bad attitude and very money minded, they will charge extra even if you ask a question extra. he did not help us with any of our travel plans. when we visited its an off season he charged us more when compared to other guests who stayed there. when we are about to leave the homestay,...

Thank Ramanan_kr
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 17 December 2014

This home stay is a bit far from the center (a 10-15 minutes walk). But once you are there, you are in the middle of the jungle. Macaques and birds are almost in your bed! But the best thing in Jungle View is the owner. He is so gentle! He'll always do his best to answer your questions and to...

1Thank Bongsva
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We stayed here 4 nights. The homestay is the last home before the forest so when you sit in the balcony you see the trees the birds and the other animales. The rooms are big with chairs inside them. The owner is very helpfull and will arrange for you whatever you need. The home stay is 10 minutes wallk from...

Thank davimeir
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Great place: comfortable and spaceous rooms, very friendly host and an awesome view into the Thekkady jungle with troops of monkeys and lots of birds. Also, value for money is excellent. We enjoyed our stay very much, highly recommended!

Thank Sjoerd D
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We stayed on the top floor which meant we could look into the Tamil Nhadu jungle and view the life going on, monkeys, hornbills, large squirrels etc. The owner is a very friendly, helpful person and loves to chat, which obviously helps his English. Rooms are large and clean with a good hot shower in the bathroom.We stayed in a...

Hawkshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We have stayed at the Jungle View on several occasions and love it, the family are so friendly and welcoming, nothing is too much trouble and they have helped us book backwater trips and cars etc, the rooms are very clean, large and comfortable, I prefer the upper floor, just because you can sit up there in the canopy of...

1Thank chutneymama
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We stayed 3 days with my family at Jungle-view home stay, thekkady during the 1 week Kerala trip. What a beautiful quiet forest location! Our room was huge and spotlessly clean. The room lead out onto a huge shared veranda with stunning panoramic views of the forest. Around the homestay great to smell and taste the fresh spices. Large clean...

Thank vinoo3699
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Clean, spacious, and overlooking the forest, Jungle View was a wonderful place. We had 3 rooms, all were spotless, with terrace or balcony. We arrived in the evening, and couldn't believe how loud the crickets were - but no bugs in the room and very few mosquitos. A short walk or rickshaw drive from the main street and bus station,...

Thank SueAndLudi

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
we are situated just at the border of the periyar national park,you can watch animals and birds from our balcony ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sumilayam Jungle View Homestay

Address: Rosapookandam, Thekkady 685509, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $59 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“We had the huge upstairs room with an enormous terrace. Up two flights of stairs.”
PerfectFootprint, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for top room if possible”
carolclarke58, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The upper floor has a larger room.”
HelenH184, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The top floor room on the terrace has added privacy and jungle ambience!”
Roger-Sarah, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The top room provides the best jungle view and the terrace is the exclusive to use of the occupants”
131heatherr, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
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