Chrissies Hotel & Cafe

Chrissies Hotel & Cafe

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

Chrissies Hotel & Cafe is categorised as Standard Small Hotel (Rating)

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 21 April 2010)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 21 April 2010)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 21 April 2010)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 21 April 2010)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 21 April 2010)

Chrissies Hotel is a small hotel set amidst gardens and natural teak forests in a quiet part of Thekkady village in Kerala

Reasons to Visit
  • Small hotel located at Thekkady amidst gardens and natural teak forests and peaceful surroundings
  • 15 well appointed rooms, 3 double and 12 twin-bedded with private balconies. 1 family suite comprising of a bedroom, bathroom and sitting area which doubles as a bedroom for 2-3 children
  • Ground floor rooms overlook the garden area, whilst those on the first and third floors enjoy forest and mountain views
  • F&B areas include open air roof top café serving homemade Italian, Middle Eastern and Continental cuisines
  • Recreational facilities include Kathakali or Kalaripayattu performances, Ayurvedic massage, Shiatsu or Reiki sessions by an experienced therapist
  • Yoga hall (11 X 8 meter) offers forest and mountain views for yoga, Ti-Chi, meditation, singing, dancing, etc
  • Activities offered include Wildlife Safari at Periyar Tiger Reserve, nature walks, bamboo rafting, boating at Periyar Lake, visit a spice garden, tea plantation and tribal village, day trip to the temple at Madurai or the waterfalls at Churali, elephant rides through cardamom plantations, bullock cart rides
  • Recommended for those looking for nature centric stays.
Know It
  • Teachers or groups interested can hire the Yoga hall
  • Located 2 kms from Kumily, which is a base point for accessing Periyar wildlife sanctuary
  • Value Priced Hotels in Thekkady
    "Hotel in heart of Kumily Town centre at a short distance from Periyar Gate, Recommended for family travellers to Thekkady."
About Thekkady

Thekkady (2500 ft asl) is a stopover on the South India Itinerary on Madurai - Kottayam route known for nature centric experiences connected with Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.  more

Things to do in Thekkady
  • Places to Visit

    Popular Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Periyar Boat Ride
    Special Interest Spice farm visit
  • Activity

    Elephant Junction (Elephant Experience), Bird Watching in Periyar (Bird Watching), Walking in Periyar (Walking), Bamboo Rafting in Periyar (Walking, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting), Gavi Ecotourism (Walking, Jeep Safaris, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting)
  • Excursion

    Idukki Dam (45 kms), Cheruthony Dam (47 kms), Calvary Mount (40 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Kottayam (107 kms), Kodai Road (123 kms), Alleppey (138 kms)
  • Nearest Airport - Madurai (140 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms)
  • Distance from Major Cities - Kottayam (107 kms), Madurai (140 kms), Kollam (160 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms), Trichur (213 kms), Trichy (241 kms), Coimbatore (280 kms), Calicut (300 kms), Mysore (451 kms), Bangalore (506 kms)

Chrissies Hotel & Cafe

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms10
Total Occupancy25


  • Doctor-on-call
  • Laundry
  • Garden/Lawn/Outdoor Area
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Chrissies Hotel & Cafe

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Madurai (140 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms)
Rail :
Kottayam (107 kms), Kodai Road (123 kms), Alleppey (138 kms)

Chrissies Hotel & Cafe is located in Kumily

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Kumily Situated right on Kottayam - Madurai highway and 5 kms from Periyar lake, Kumily area is home to a wide range of hotels and homestays. Holiday/Getaway

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 399 reviews
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Comfortable Oasis
By Jovan_10 on 26th Mar 2020

This lovely hotel is a block from the little town of Kumily. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well designed. Each has a balcony looking out into the garden area. There is a rooftop pool and a...

By edeaton on 31th Jan 2020

This is a gem not to be missed. A quiet retreat set in a beautiful garden filled with wildlife and greenery. The welcome by the owner/manager Adel sets the stage for a respite from travel for the...

Gorgeous place
By jademclean on 29th Jan 2020

Chrissies was just lovely. The owner and his staff were so friendly and accommodating, we couldn't have asked for more. He personally took us to our room, which was probably the nicest, cleanest and...

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  • Check in: 2
  • Check in HR: 0:0:1
  • Check out HR: 0:0:1
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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