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Aranya Nivas KTDC

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

It is a very good hotel. Very close to the boating place. You can arrange tickets for boating from the hotel itself. But I would recommend to book the tickets online and report at the boat landing place just 30mins in advance. Hotel restaurant is superb. The buffet breakfast and dinner were nothing short of 5 stars. There is a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a enchanting experience.I got to nature at its best.It was like living in the middle of forest.The manager and staff were very cordial.Food was excellent.It was a truly magical experience.Got to see a porpecuine for real.Ofcourse there were lots of monkeys too.

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review regarding your stay in ktdc aranya nivas. We are very happy that our service offered you indelible memories of the wilderness. We hope to expect you and your family next year.

Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay in! You're practically surrounded by lush greenery all around you and the staff are extremely helpful with directing you to nearby attractions. Its a great place to be when you want to de-stress and just kick back and relax!

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

We are very happy that you did had a marvelous time in our pristine resort whispering to the wilderness . Thank you for your kind appreciation about our service and amenities . We hope to welcome you back again soon .

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third visit to Thekkady with my family. Really a nice place to relax.We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful, well maintained hotel. Rooms are very clean and all staffs are very friendly and always there to help you. Food is also excellent. Hotel will arrange for Night Trekking with guide.

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us again and again and your kind words of appreciation will boost our team spirit. We look forward to receive you next time with more additions.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been here with my family for a couple of days.. Best place to be admits the mother nature it's the feel of mother nature's​ lap and the air and peaceful weather is ultimate feel one can relax. I would recommend all my friends to stay over to this hotel because of the service they provided to me and the...

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Our sincere thanks to you for the motivating comments on your experience with Aranya Nivas . Glad to know that you had some quality time with us. People like you are our motivation to uplift the service quality .Once again thank you so much for your kind words. Looking forward to welcoming you back next year.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at Aranya nivas with my wife during the month of April. It was a thrilling stay within the forest and we enjoyed a lot. The food was awesome and the service and hospitality met upto the mark. Tidy and spacious room, well maintained property. Reception staffs are very helpful. Thanks to the entire team of Aranya nivas...

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

We thank you for sharing your experience with us on trip advisor. We are very much delighted that we could make your stay a memorable one. Open reviews like this will help us to strive to maintain our standards. We welcome you and your family to our pristine jungle resort to have a marvellous stay once again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is what we want had an excellent stay there wonderfully setup property with greenery ,you can here the sounds of birds singing all over the time its make your stay comfortable .one of the best thing is you can get the boat tickets very easily love to come back again.

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience and service at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back again soon and thank you for sharing this experience.

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again as a single traveller I was given the poorest room, not even any windows to look out of. I felt like crying when manager on reception said there were no free rooms. The tour manager finally sorted out a room with a view but it was dated and the matress did not even fit the bed! The restaurant...

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

At the outset we would like to thank you for sparing your valuable time to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to Periyar National Park. We regret the inconvenience experienced during your stay with us. On that day we were at full capacity and your group was occupied in all the premium rooms and as per...

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Aranya Niwas KTDC for a stay of 2 night 3 days along with my wife and my sister's family on last weekend. Our dates were 5th - 7th May, 2017. Initially we thought the weather here might not be great and we have to stay mostly in house, but the weather and ambience was totally amazing. First...

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Firstly i would like to thank you Sir for taking the time to advise of your recent stay at aranya nivas thekkady . It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary , improve upon the service that we provide to our valued guests. . We look forward to continue the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 5hrs travelling to get there My hopes were high that I would have an amazing experience there at this special hotel inside of Periyar Nature Reserve. The place was very ordinary, no charm, no character, no information, nothing to read, no pictures of animals. Up early to go on the boat trip, the loading and unloading of people was...

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aranyanivas, General Manager at Aranya Nivas KTDC, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at Aranya Nivas. I take this opportunity to apologise that your stay at the jungle resort did not meet your expectations. As this is a pristine eco resort located inside a national park since 1964, we do have limitations. May I also take this opportunity to point out...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aranya Nivas is the only premium jungle lodge of its kind situated inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve(Thekkady). The resort provides avenue for close interaction with the tropical rain forest and wild life. The resort is located on the banks of Periyar lake. Entry to Periyar Sanctuary will be closed by 5.00 pm. Hence please ensure to reach inside the sanctuary before 5.00 pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aranya Nivas KTDC

Address: Kumily, Thekkady 685536, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $73 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aranya Nivas KTDC 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Aranya Nivas Ktdc Hotel Thekkady
Aranya Nivas Idukki
Aranya Nivas Hotel Idukki
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#10 Spa Hotel in Thekkady
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