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Mistletoe Munnar

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Mistletoe Munnar is a boutique, premium home stay having five well furnished rooms with private balcony; overlooking the magnificent Chokkanmudi peaks, Lakchmi hills and Kanan Devan plantations of Munnar. This home stay features a traditional clay oven bakery, a cute cafe, small library and plenty of warmth and care from a typical Kerala Syrian Christian family. Mistletoe Munnar is situated at Iruttukanam, on Kochi – Dhanushkodi, NH 49. The driving distance to Munnar via NH is only 16 kms and via Anachal By pass is 14 kms only. It is located between Munnar and Adimaly, ideally at the gateway junction to the Kanan Devan hills of Munnar. Cochin International Airport is only 95 kms away from Mistletoe at a driving duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes. The nearest town is Adimaly, the famous hub for spice trading in Idukki district, and it offers all health care and emergency services. The concept of Mistletoe Munnar has been germinated through several years of passionate desire to offer a value for money real hospitality experience to discerning travelers both international and domestic. The name Mistletoe Munnar has a lot of significance. Mistletoe as a herb, flower has epical attributes in Greek and European mythology and culture. Mistletoe has been attributed as good omen for love, romance, warm family life and relationships, prosperity from time immemorial especially in the medieval European era. Here in our context, every room in the house has a spacious balcony that faces the Lakchmi and Chokkanmudi peaks of the Kanan Devan Hills. One can visualize and be part of the unending romance between the ever relaxing Lakchmi on semi laying position on the north and the Chokkan Mudi peaks with all his magnificence at her footsteps on east, appreciating her natural curves and lush greenery, silvery streaks of water falls on her large bosom. The traditional bake oven & cafe is also the main and characteristic place in the home stay, where baking has been a family business for years. Here one could taste freshly made breads, cakes, cookies and experience baking by learning the basic steps of traditional baking – where the fuel has been always firewood or similar natural fuels like coconut shell, etc. The guests would have a privileged feeling of staying with a baker’s family and enjoying their simplicity of life and hospitality. Local attractions and in-house activities: Apart from the popular hot spots and landscapes of Munnar such as Mattupetty, Iravikulam, Tea Museum, etc the following are some of the local attractions close to Mistletoe Munnar: Elephant Camp , having more than a 6 to 8 elephants is only 250 meters from this home stay Spice and Kerala handicraft shop for shopping Chengulam Lake is only 5 kms from where you can experience speed boat, pedal boat riding experience as well as fishing, and it is popular picnic spot for families and couples to spend some quality time. This is also an ideal track for biking Punarjani Kathakali and Martial art centre 2nd mile only 20 minutes driving distance from Mistletoe. This is hot spot for evening entertainment in Munnar The Kallar river that originates from the Lakchmi hills of Munnar and makes its eventful journey to reach the Periyar river, is very near at one kilometer from the Mistletoe. Mangulam the famous agricultural low lands which is also sure place for wild elephant spotting is 20 kms away from Mistletoe – 4 wheel drive jeeps and SUVs are recommended. The Thalamaly and Pettumudi tribal settlement region is also an excellent place to experience a jeep safari, bird watching and local ethnic community culture; this is only 5 kilometers from Mistletoe Munnar. One can also go for a walk in the less commercial Spice plantations owned local farmers nearby either in the morning or evening. Early morning is ideal as there is less traffic on the road. Baking and Cooking classes, tea tasting sessions can be availed in house. basic yoga sessions, Treks & Hikes and bird watching trails can be conducted
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We had 4 nights at Joe’s wonderful home. Joe can’t do enough for you in terms of hospitality - apart from the great food he and his wife & mother cooked, it was the smaller touches that really left an impression on us. Sitting down to answer our questions on local places to
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Whilst this is out in the wilds a little it is quite exceptional by any standards... Purpose built and modern, by the very professional proprietor who will respond willingly and with warmth and friendship.... Whilst we had little time to spend here on this occasion, we shall
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Mistletoe Homestay is one of the best homestays i have stayed in. The view from the balcony is breathtaking. There is a river down the backyard and a morning walk to the river is an add on to this beautiful place. Jo is a very nice guy. He ensures the stay is as good as it gets
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Very helpful family hosts. Great food in the restaurant and very helpful staff family team. Quite near a main road so is a little noisier than some, but we didn't find noise a problem sleeping. We had a lovely walk down to the river from the hotel.
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As we were on a cruise ship with an overnight stay in Kochi we decided to take the opportunity to get further inland and after reading the reviews decided on the Mistletoe. We were initially a little apprehensive about going so far from the ship but Joe arranged all the
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Response from SisalHos, Owner at Mistletoe Munnar
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Guests, Thank you very much indeed for the great Christmas gift with glowing words of appreciation about your recent short stay! We are greatly honored to read the personal pats and appreciation about the food and the ambiance that you had described so picture perfect! Thank you very much and looking forward to sees you agan!
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Hi We do not have an inhouse spa facility however there are ayurveda spas available in and around.
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Hi We have an a ala carte menu from where you could select options, roughly , if you are a non vegetarian with a meal, per person it would around Rs. 350 to 400.
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Does this property have a good parking space for vehicles?
Parking is a little limited but they can accommodate.
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Hi Mr. Jones! Thank you for the kind words and thinking of us after your holidays, our postal address is as below: Mistletoe Munnar Johnson Joseph NH 49, Iruttukanam, Anaviratti P.O Idukki District, Kerala State , South India PIN 685561
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"All rooms are superb"
"Rooms with mountain views are the best"
"Best Views, In house activities and good family food"
"All rooms are great!"
"Every room is Mountain facing!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$66 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Mistletoe Homestay & Cafe
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaIdukki DistrictMunnar
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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