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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 14 March 2015

lovely location- old property, nice restaurant with lots of choices. Food was good- we had four different entrees and everyone enjoyed their choice. The tandoor chicken was not too spicy- very tasty but small portion. The lemon rice was delicious!

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

It’s been really pleasing to hear from you that you are enjoyed your stay at Hotel Ambadi We are really thankful to you for sharing your experience in Trip advisor and we thank you for providing opportunities to serve. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the meals at our restaurant”Aditi”. It’s been our continuous endeavor to provide the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Ambadi looks the business from the outside, nice little cottages with terraces or balconies accessed up and down steps etc but the rooms leave a bit to be desired. Very dark unless you leave the balcony door open, but you can't do that or the monkeys get in! But the beds! My back still aches just thinking about it! I...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your valuable time for writing your review about Ambadi in Trip Advisor. We here at Ambadi provide our customers an atmosphere of tradition with touch of legacy which gives them a feeling of Kerala’s culture and heritage. As Ambadi is situated nearest to the Periyar wildlife Sanctuary there is always a great chance to explore wild...

Nashik, India
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is one of the older properties in Thekkady. But it is very well maintained and managed. There are cottages and few normal rooms. TV is not available in most of the rooms. The supplies in the room are decent and clean. There is lot of wooden furniture used and the theme is quite antique and rustic. We loved the...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Ambadi for your stay and for sharing your wonderful experience about Ambadi in Trip advisor. We are grateful for your encouraging and kind words of praise on our ambience and food at Ambadi. We are really thankful to you for providing an opportunity to serve you and we are happy to hear from you that...

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

I visited the restaurant in this hotel twice with my family last week. During the first dinner, we noticed that service was slow towards us and a few other patrons got super prompt service. We ignored this as an one off case. The food was ok, prawn starter was infact delicious but the chicken biriyani was quite average. Next day...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We thank you for taking time to write a review on Trip Advisor further to your stay at Hotel Ambadi. First of all please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. Our policy is to start preparation only after orders are received in order to severe hot. We assure you that all steps will be taken to...

Mumbai
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Thekkady is a place, where people visit to enjoy Wildlife. Hence, the best thing about this Hotel is, it is very near to the Periyar Tiger Reserve & Elephant Junction. Hotel Ambadi is a very peaceful hotel, situated in the middle of the town. Even after that, it has its private grounds, garden, play N Parking Area. Decorated with a...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you for sparing your valuable time for giving a graceful review. As we are located at the edge of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, the guests here gets the chance to explore the activities of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary with all its beauty. Customer satisfaction at its maximum is our motto and we have been providing the same from the last...

Reviewed 12 February 2015

I stayed at this hotel as part of a larger group. I felt the hotel accommodation was poor, only one plug in the room which was used for mosquito repellent. When I tried to dry my hair kept blowing the electrics was then told I could not use the hairdryer The curtains were disgusting, not quite sure what the big...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We are really thankful to you for staying with Ambadi and we appreciate your kindness for writing your review about Ambadi in Trip Advisor. First of all, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay. The factors causing the inconvenience have been taken note and we assure you that effective steps will be taken...

Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 15 January 2015

never expected it to soo.... magnetic.. worth a place. the time u enter the property its more of a simplicitor but the moment you open up the doors it fascinates your inner. would definitely be coming back.

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a fantastic review . We are elated to know that you have blissful experience in Ambadi.The encouraging words from your part gives us a great honour. Also your appreciation makes us to improve our quality and makes us to give you more amazing moments while you stay with us. Once again thank you so...

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 12 January 2015

The location and property was very beautiful. I have booked 2 cottage and the designing of the collage is very different due to use of more wood on roof also. The whole resort is very charming and give me and my family a relax full holiday. The Restaurant was very good and there were lot of choice of food especially...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

We are thankful for your wonderful assessment of Hotel Ambadi. Ambadi offers its valuable customers a tradition atmosphere with touch of legacy which gives them a feeling of Kerala’s culture and heritage. We are really happy that you enjoyed our hospitality and we are really thankful to you for providing us an opportunity to serve you. We are always keen...

Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

I reached there around 12pm and I booked duplex room, they provided me the room at the front side,when I went there that room was literally horrible!!! It was not clean, moisture's odor was there and I requested to change the room, he said due to Christmas all the rooms of duplex category are occupied. So that means they give...

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AjayGeorgeVarghese, Owner at Hotel Ambadi, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the trouble caused to you during your check in. our housekeeping staffs are given strict orders regarding the room amenities the difficulty you faced was really a mistake from our side and we are really regretful. It’s been really nice to hear that you quickly contacted the reservation...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Reception staff was really cooperative. Since, my return travel bus timing was little late in the evening , they were supportive in allowing me to check out later without any extra charges...Location wise also, its located in an accessible...

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We thank you for sparing your time to post your review about your experiences at Ambadi. We are glad to note your positive comments on our hotel facilities and the experience you had at the hotel during your stay. Your kind words in appreciation of the personalized service provided by our staff are most gratifying and have been passed on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ambadi is on the edge of Periyar wildlife sanctuary giving you the best chance to explore Thekkady. Have the perfect holiday of your life by staying in the comforts of Kerala's first themed heritage resort. Enjoy the salubrious weather of the Western Ghats, listen to bird calls and spot wildlife at close quarters. You will cherish these tranquil moments of communion with Nature for everChoose from our 46 rooms across three different categories offering varying levels of comfort, all tastefully furnished in traditional style. Our hospitality is affordable and is bound to warm your hearts. Enjoy the various cuisines on offer in our restaurant Aditi, our delectable food is bound to be any gourmet's delight. Moreover our friendly staff will make sure that you have a pleasant stay with us and will even help you organise your trips and tours, if you choose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ambadi

Address: Ambadi Junction, Thekkady 685536, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: $49 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ambadi 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“all 4 of the rooms allocated to our group were good”
 of 5 bubbles Geejgarth, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“don't choose back side room as there is parking and you might hare drivers talks.”
 of 5 bubbles 526kavishb, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“it is located at the center of the city. the main market is walkable from the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 526bilals, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best food at thekkady”
 of 5 bubbles nibu123456, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The whole place is quiet, try to get cottages with verandah”
 of 5 bubbles 114deepar, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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