Chrissie’s Hotel Thekkady
Chrissie’s Hotel Thekkady a small, friendly hotel set amidst gardens and natural teak forests in a quiet part of Kumily Village.
The well-appointed rooms, pretty garden and the relaxing ambiance of the rooftop vegetarian café/restaurant provide the perfect, peaceful location from which to explore Periyar Tiger Reserve and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Chrissie’s has fifteen tastefully decorated rooms, each with a private balcony and en-suite bathroom and too offer a family suite comprising of a bedroom, bathroom and sitting area which doubles as a bedroom for 2-3 children.
The ground floor rooms overlook the pretty garden, whilst those on the first and third floors have stunning, far-reaching forest and mountain views.
The relaxed, friendly ambiance together with high quality food has made the open air rooftop cafe very popular. They do serve a mixture of homemade Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern and continental dishes.
Guest recommendations ensured the entry in the 2005 edition of Rough Guide to South India.
The large yoga room, 11 * 8 meters, light and airy, with beautiful far reaching forest and mountain views, is the perfect venue for yoga, tai chi, meditation, singing and dancing, with its quiet setting, wooden floor and the location’s moderate climate.