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Kerala Hotels

Aranya Nivas

  • Clubby Atmosphere

Pros

  • Better location for viewing wildlife than other hotels in town
  • Good standard of service
  • Good value

Cons

  • Entry into the resort is possible only between 6 am and 6 pm
  • Standard rooms are in the process of getting renovated

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

One of only two hotels that are actually inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve (the other is the luxurious Lake Palace), Aranya Nivas is a former hunting lodge, now run by the state government, on the periphery of the park, about a three-minute walk from the main gate. Rooms are, at best, average and not particularly atmospheric, but they are functional, and the staff is friendly and helpful. The resort serves good food, with breakfast and lunch included in the tariff, and

it has a beer parlor. There are also plenty of activities for kids.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Thekkady, Kerala, 685536, India

Phone:

486-922–2023

Hotel Details:

  • 30 rooms
  • Some meals

Updated 10/13/2014

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