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Amherst Cottage - by the Lake
Amherst Cottage - by the Lake
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
3 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
3 baths
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This newly renovated wonderful private Bungalow (built 1963) is situated near the lake set in a space of 1 acre(44000sqft) with a beautiful garden & abundance of greenery perfect for families, couples & bachelors. Come, be yourself & soak in the beautiful ambiance whether sunny, rainy or misty and have a good time.

The space

Nestled amidst trees and garden of the beautiful town, this private house (built 1963) is situated near the lake which is the heart of the town but at the same time is secluded & tucked inside the alluring woods of Kodaikanal with a romantic atmosphere & a different peaceful vibe never felt before.

This home stay is set in a space of 1 acre(44000sqft) with a beautiful garden & abundance of greenery. The rooms have their own bathroom with shower and hot water geysers. The cottage is equipped with a TV, fridge, fireplace, a full-time maid who will cook you delicious home-made food and a spacious car-park. We also have a camp-fire arrangements.
It is ideal for families & bachelors and can accommodate 4 - 10 pax .Amherst Cottage By the Lake is just the escape you need to rejuvenate yourself.

Guest access

The whole property will be yours :)

Interaction with guests

We are a semi-professional operational home stay therefore most you your initial interaction will be with Prasad and Nazir, characters who can be described as humble & charismatic. They will help you with all the information of the house at any given time of the day and can also give you insights about Kodaikanal.
Once you arrive at our property, you will meet our loyal and energetic 'SUPER' Subbu who will be there if you need any help or additional requirements round the clock. Our maid, cook & caretaker Sumathi who lives in the property will assist you with preparing appetizing home-made food for breakfast, lunch & dinner.
And I will be there when ever you need me.
We are all here to make sure that you have a memorable experience.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 floor mattresses
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 10AM

The guests are not allowed to smoke inside the rooms


19 Reviews

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Sufyan User Profile
December 2017
Amazing would be an understatement for this place. It is beyond perfect! The interiors will take your breath away and make you want to never leave. The view from the patio is picture perfect. Excellent service and food from the caretakers. If you want get away from the busy city noise and want to hear nature talk to you, feel what peace is then the place is perfect. Thank you Subbu for being very responsive. Would definitely come back again.

Johanna User Profile
November 2017
Very nice! Beautifull cottage and garden. Very tasty food!

Shreenath User Profile
October 2017
The Amherst Villa was like a vacation in itself. Our vacation in kodai was so perfect because of our stay. We met zoheb on the first day and he introduced us to Subbu and Nasir and the cook who literally took care of each and every need and at the same time gave us our privacy when we required it. Coming to the house, words cannot describe how beautiful this cottage is , you have a 3bhk villa a fireplace in your hall and bedrooms, collector items and paintings all over the place ,great furniture,an outdoor garden with a sitting and a fireplace. I could go on and on and it wouldn't be enough. One more thing about the house is the fact that it's just beside the lake so you can walk like around 50m and you're at the lake where you can cycle ,ride a horse,eat,etc. The cook was always available and made delicious tea with omelettes every morning to wake us up. Subbu got us water bottles and whatever it is that we needed. All in all if you're planning a vacation to kodai and Amherst is available to book ,you should definitely book it cause you would be missing out on a lot otherwise.

Shilpa User Profile
August 2017
Great location. Central but you still have your private space and garden. Perfect for a getaway. Subu and sumathi were excellent hosts and really helpful.
Zoheb User Profile
Response from Zoheb:
Dear Shilpa, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was nice hosting you as our guest . Looking forward to another opportunity to host you. Regards, Villa Retreat
August 2017

Sanchitha User Profile
July 2017
The host canceled this reservation 25 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Sathishkumar User Profile
June 2017
Lovely atmosphere with great variety of plantations. Very close to Lake, but still on the quieter side. Food and the maid needs a special mention, excellent taste and the maid was really courteous. One might miss room heaters and Wi-Fi.

Vetri User Profile
May 2017
Just to say wow with the kind of hospitality, the location, etc., highly impressed.

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Zoheb User Profile
Hey how's it going there? I'm Zoheb and I'm a localite. I've been living in Kodai for the past 25 years and I can be described as energetic, lil bit of fun and I have a lot of passion for hospitality. I also manage Hotel Villa Retreat which is near coakers walk, ranked No.1 in ou…
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