Munnar travel guide

Where to sleep in Munnar, India

Deshadan Mountain Resort

Deshadan Mountain Resort, (5 km from Munnar), (http://www.deshadan.com). The highest resort in Munnar. Views from the valley view room are breathtaking. Excellent breakfast. Road to Deshadan is very narrow and requires an experienced driver to drive a car to the top.

Pulimoottil Estate Bungalow,

Pulimoottil Estate Bungalow, (10 km from Munnar Town in Mankulam Road) (http://pulimoottilestate.com/) Offers independent estate bungalows and rooms. Has restaurant, conference hall etc. Enjoy a stroll through a Cardamom Plantation, visit the stream. Offers Camp fire facilities

Lakezone Holiday Resort

Lakezone Holiday Resort, Munnar, (12 km from Munnar), (http://www.resortsmunnar.com).

Hotel Misha

Can be negotiated further down to Rs 700-800/- in peak season and lower in off season.

Spice Garden Resort

Cheap, clean, courteous staff and located on hill slope with a breathtaking view. Multi cuisine restaurant providing breakfast and dinner however food is only made to order. Hot water 24 hr, TV in all rooms, Trekking and travel assistance, laundry. A doctor is on-call, parking spaces and driver accommodation are provided

JJ Cottage

Nice rooms, very friendly and helpful staff with surprisingly good cheap food. Double rooms may be negotiated down to Rs 300 during the low season. Feels more like a bed and breakfast than your average guest-house.

Theresian Cottages (Homestay)

Good location with nice views. Nearby to many restaurants. Tea and coffee is available. Kerala Tourism Department approved.

Mountain Club

Chinnakkanal (20 km from munnar town on the way to thekkady/periyar)

Club Mahindra Lakeview Resort

Club Mahindra Lakeview Resort, Chinnakkanal. (20 km from Munnar Town on the way to Thekkady/Periyar), (http://www.clubmahindra.com/res_munnar_home.asp).

The Siena Village

The Siena Village, Chinnakkanal, (20 km from Munnar Town on the way to Thekkady/Periyar), (http://www.thesienavillage.com).

Hotel Westwood Riverside

Hotel Westwood Riverside, (1 km from Munnar Town), (http://westwoodmunnar.com).

Copper Castle

Copper Castle, Pothamedu road, (2 km from Munnar), (http://www.abadhotels.com/coppercastle/).

Windermere

Windermere, Bison Valley Rd, (outskirts of Munnar). (http://windermeremunnar.com)

Blackberry Hills

Blackberry Hills, (3 km from Munnar), (http://www.blackberryhillsindia.com).

Best Western Fort Munnar

Best Western Fort Munnar, Chinnakkanal. (22 km from Munnar Town), (http://www.bestwestern.com).

Tall Trees

Tall Trees,Pothamedu, (4 km from Munnar), (http://www.ttr.in).

Hotel Anai Mudi

Hotel Anai Mudi, (Munnar-Marayoor route), (http://www.munnarhotel.org).

' Camp Noel, (36 km from Munnar Town), (http://www.campnoel.com).

Eightlands Holidays (http://www.eightlandsholidays.com)

A set of cute cottages nestling against the backdrop of mountain ranges cut off from the hubbubs of hospital life. Eight Lands Holidays offers you stands unique and aloof among the other such establishments in and around Munnar. Buildings that blend English and ethnic styles offer you a relaxed stay and the rooms are of various types and fully furnished facilities. A winding pathway leads you to the privacy of your ethnic cottage furnished to tempt you. Each bedroom is provided with telephone, TV and hot and cold running water. At the touch of a button, you bring the alive courteous service at any time of the day/night. The Balconies allow the residents to observe the nature in all its verdant county all around.

Allens Cottage

Upscale and standard cottages away from all the disturbences of the city. Camp fire and inbound trekking can be arranged.

Siena Village

Siena Village, Chinnakkanal (20 km from Munnar Town on the way to Thekkady/Periyar)

Bracknell forest

  • Bison Valley Road

Bracknell forest, Pothamedu road. (7 km from Munnar), (http://www.bracknellforestmunnar.com/).

Bella Vista Resort

Very scenic with roof top restaurant.

Greenspaces Munnar

Greenspaces Munnar, (10 km from Munnar), (http://www.greenspacesmunnar.com). Greenspaces is neither a resort nor a hotel; it is a small guest-house/plantation-stay/homestead amid a cardamom plantation, about 10 km away from the crowded Munnar Town. It is one of the Kerala state tourism department approved stays.

Camelot

Camelot, (10 km from Munnar), (http://www.camelotmunnar.com). If you are travelling in your own vehicle then this may be a good choice. You need to drive 2 km off road to reach the resort, which is fun. However if you are new to driving, leave your car at the entrance and ask the owner to pick you up from there. Pack your food in town as the choice of food at resort is limited.

Devadaru Holiday Villa

  • Near Chengulam Dam
  • A single villa in a 2 acre spice garden, you rent it in whole, no hotels or resorts can match this privacy

Ayur County resort

Ayurvedic centre, cardamom plantation visit, fishing, trekking, camp fire, multi-cuisine restaurant and coffee shop, childrens play area & activity room, credit card facility, travel desk, site seeing trip 24 hr hot & cold water, STD direct dialing, cableTV in all rooms, pick up and drop off, conference hall, doctor on call.

Marthoma Retreat

Marthoma Retreat, (on the way to top station, about 2 km from Munnar Town) (http://www.marthomaretreathome.com). Has a restaurant, but food is made to order.

Kaivalyam Retreat

Kaivalyam Retreat, Moolakada, Pallivasal (7 km from Munnar), (http://www.kaivalyamretreat.com/). Organic living and dining with yoga

Holiday Heaven

  • chinnakkanal

Holiday Heaven, Chinnakkanal. (20 km from Munnar Town), (http://www.holidayheaven.in/).

Whispering Meadows

Whispering Meadows, (6 km from Munnar Town), (http://thewhisperingmeadows.com/). Around Rs 2,500.

Hotel Oak Fields

  • Bison Valley Road

Hotel Oak Fields, Pothamedu. (5 km from Munnar), (http://www.oakfieldsmunnar.com).