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Aranya Nivas KTDC

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Kumily, Thekkady 685536 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pros 1. Excellent location midst nature. 2. Inside national park. 3. Rooms are good. 4. Services are good. 5. Staff is trained and quite prompt. 6. Boat ride tickets avail without any hassles. Cons 1. Restricted move after 1800h. 2. Food below par and somehow...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank divine_warrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect getaway with family and friends from city's routine mechanised life living in middle of jungles with plenty of birds, animals flora and fauna which will rejuvenate you. Boat ride in lake Petiyar was excellent opportunity to watch birds, wild boar, Deer, Indian Bison. Porcupine...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Shakeel Ahmad K
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

What you are paying for here is location . This is not a very nice hotel. The room offered to me and my traveling companions were scruffy and not pleasant at all. My room had a fan but no air conditioning. Water dripped from the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank Baroncustard
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Ambience and location - both are very very beautiful par se.. Found some animals outside hotel entrance during evening too.. Swimming pool staffs are very friendly as well.. But rooms should have been more spacious.. Have options for other recreational activities like indoor games and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank gogoutam
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We stayed 3 days here, it was really a delightful stay we had in Thekkday. It was an unexpected trip for us, so at last minute I booked Aranya Nivas. I just expected the stay could be a normal one but once reached the gate...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$56 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aranya Nivas Ktdc Hotel Thekkady
,
Aranya Nivas Idukki
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Aranya Nivas Hotel Idukki
,
Aranya Nivas KTDC Thekkady, India - Kerala
Location
India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$56 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aranya Nivas Ktdc Hotel Thekkady
,
Aranya Nivas Idukki
,
Aranya Nivas Hotel Idukki
,
Aranya Nivas KTDC Thekkady, India - Kerala
Location
India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
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Traveller (480)
Pool & Beach (106)
Room & Suite (90)
Dining (13)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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romey1976
20 November 2018|
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Response from aranyanivas | Property representative |
Yes if you are making a check-in after having the elephant safari and spice garden visit at kumily and you can check-in at 2.30 at the hotel then you can have the 3.30 boating .Also please call us before one day prior to... More
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gogoutam
25 September 2018|
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Response from aranyanivas | Property representative |
The checkout time will be 12 noon.
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Priyanka R
3 June 2018|
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Response from Krishnalaav | Reviewed this property |
Sure its Kids friendly. When i was there all the 3 meals where superb Go enjoy your stay
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Room Tips
"Don't go for suite. Although it is large and good, but the wildlife can be experienced from the..."
bbhaidkar2014
4 Sep 2018
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"They got suite room with AC,Deluxe and Premium rooms."
SURAJSMILE
16 Apr 2018
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"take first floor room facing the lake side area"
hdg63
28 Mar 2018
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"Midst of forest,serene and tranquil -entire place is grrt."
ARVINDA208
22 Jan 2018
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