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VOYE HOMES Manale Bungalow

Munnar, KeralaView location map
2Bedrooms
Tea Estate BungalowProperty Type
2Bathrooms

About Property

A century old British Tea Bungalow offers the experience of reliving the lifestyles of the pioneer planters. This 2 Bedroom Luxury Bungalow is situated in Lockhart estate, Munnar and is well Known for regular elephant sightings. Pioneer planter Mr. Baron von Rosenberg lived between 1879 and 1904, who was the founder of Lockhart Estate Munnar.HML Manale Tea Bungalow is situated in Harrisons Malayalam Lockhart Estate overlooking the lush green tea gardens.

This Bungalow is nestled amongst tea plantations with a scenic hill view of the valley below. This heritage bungalow is located just 10 km from Munnar Town. The location and premises are ideal for a quiet and serene Munnar stay that offers a unique blend of comfort relaxation and adventure. Nestled at the peak of a small hill with tea plantations, overlooking the majestic Chokramudi hills, it offers a 360-degree view, which is simply picture perfect.

Munnar is always synonymous with the tea plantations and tea bungalows. A trip to Munnar will be incomplete without having a visit to these tea plantations. Munnar is a place known for its beautiful tea estates and tea cultivation. The Scenic beauty of these tea gardens is also mesmerizing. The gardens provide an excellent views of the mountains including the view of Lockhart estate. Some of the gardens are set close to the forests and nature-based tourism such as wildlife and Birding is a good option. Tea plantations and tea estates bungalows are well-preserved relics of the colonial era, with large courtyards traditional red oxide flooring, century-old trees, and green lawns, which capture an old-world charm. Many of these Tea Bungalows are more than a century old and staying in these places itself can be an enticing experience. These places are perfect to attract tourists. 

Top Amenities

24x7 Caretaker
24x7 Caretaker
BBQ facilities
BBQ facilities
Best for Team Outing
Best for Team Outing
Couple Friendly
Couple Friendly
Dining
Dining
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Flat-Screen TV
Flat-Screen TV
Free Wifi
Free Wifi
Hot Water / Geyser
Hot Water / Geyser
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Kid Meals
Kid Meals
Lawn & Garden view
Lawn & Garden view
Mountain / Valley View
Mountain / Valley View
Non-Smoking Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor Fireplace
Party & Picnic Area
Party & Picnic Area
Power Backup
Power Backup
Private Holiday Home
Private Holiday Home
Safe & Secure
Safe & Secure
Sanitized Rooms
Sanitized Rooms
Secured Parking
Secured Parking
Towels & Toiletries
Towels & Toiletries
Trekking / Hiking
Trekking / Hiking
Emergency Medical Kit
Emergency Medical Kit

Location map

  • A centuary old British Colonial Bungalow constructed in 1879.
  • Pioneer planter Mr. Baron von Rosenberg lived between 1879 and 1904, who was the founder of Lockhart Estate Munnar.
  • Tea garden and Tea Trails
  • Hilltop Tea Garden Bungalow
  • Colonial British Bungalow
  • Plantation Walk
  • Experience lifestyles of pioneer planters.
  • Private holiday home
  • Tea Tourism
  • The Perfect Stay, Privacy Guaranteed

A well maintained old heritage Bungalow with all the comforts and style of the old world. One of the first tea bungalow in Munnar, currently owned by Harrisons Malayalam Limited, where you can experience:

  • Tea Tourism
  • Tea Processing
  • Tea Tasting
  • Tea Plucking
  • Tea Trails. 
  • Experiential Tea Trails - Plantation Walk
  • Tea Plucking
  • Tea Tasting
  • Tea Tourism
  • Sightseeing
  • Jeep Safari
  • Campfire and BBQ

Activities may cost additional charges and subject to availability.

 

We are undertaking every possible preventive measure to ensure the safety of our guests. All our holiday homes are integrating into a COVID FREE environment by implementing hospital kind security systems and sanitation methods.

Our holiday homes are the better options for social distancing instead of jam-packed hotels.

✓ Contactless Check-in

✓ Temperature Screening

✓ Sanitization and Disinfection after every checkout

✓ Sufficient Gap between 2 Bookings

✓ Trained Caretakers on COVID 19 SOP

✓ Emergency Medical Kit

 

Our priority is safety for all. As a mandate, we request all guests to submit an RT-PCR negative certificate taken within 72 hours of Check-in or the First dose COVID vaccination certificate download from the COWIN website.

  • British Colonial Bungalow Stay
  • Welcome Drink
  • Breakfast
  • à la carte Dinner
  • Tea Trails - Plantation Walk
  • Onsite Hiking.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • BBQ can be provided with an additional charge of INR 750.00/kg
  • Indoor fire-place (Campfire) available with an additional charge of INR 1000.00
  • à la carte Lunch can be provided with additional charges
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions will be treated as exclusions.
  • Sightseeing, Tea Tourism or any other activities can be arranged with additional charges. 
  • Extra Bed, 1300.00 per head including breakfast & Dinner.
  • Munnar Town (10.00km)
  • Lockhart Tea Museum(03.00 km)
  • Chokramudi Peak Trekking (08.00km)
  • Seetha Devi Lake (03.50 km)
  • Madupetty Lake (13.50 km)
  • Pothamedu View Point  (12.50 km)
  • Eravikulam National Park (17.00 km)
  • Carmelagiri Elephant Park (16.00 km)
  • Kolukkumalai Base (25.00 km)
  • Marayur Sandal Wood Forest (48.00 km)
  • Kanthallur ( 55.00  km)  
  • Vattavada (56.00 km)

HML Manale Tea Bungalow by VOYE HOMES  can be accessed through Munnar - Devikuam Road (Munnar - Theni Highway). The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is 103.00 km away and the nearest railway station is Aluva Railway Station which is 105.00 km from our villa. The nearest major city is Munnar and the nearest bus station is Devikulam. Private buses, taxi's, jeep's and tuk-tuks are available for commuting. The HML Manale Tea Bungalow by VOYE HOMES is just 3 kilometers away from main road and the private road condition to property from main road is moderate.

  • Devikulam - 03.00 km
  • Munnar - 10.00 km
  • Suryanelli - 25.00 km
  • Kochi - 109.00 km

Landmark: Devikulam - Civil Station Road.

✔ Normal check-in and check-out time is 02.00 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should be informed to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an additional charge.

✔ Pets are not allowed under any circumstances.

✔ We may have in-house caretakers staying inside this holiday home or nearby out-houses very close to this holiday home to provide a hassle-free stay for you. Under any circumstances, we cannot hand over keys and leave you alone inside property. We always ensure a caretaker is available inside property for your safety and convenience.

✔ VOYE HOMES is a branded holiday home network. These are someone's second home, hence do not expect any hotel kind luxury and services in our holiday homes. 

✔ Please read our Terms and Conditions page in our portal before reservation.

✔ We do not permit any check-in after 05:00 PM due to wildlife spotting in night hours. 

✔ Mentioned price is for 02 people in a room. However, 02 more extra persons can be allowed in a room with an additional charge of INR 1300.00 per person, including breakfast & dinner (additional mattresses)

✔ Please be informed that guests should be adhered to meal timings displayed in the room. We should not serve any meals or coffee/tea to any guests outside meal timings.

✔ We do not confirm any booking without receiving 100% advance payment. VOYE HOMES has all rights to refuse check-in if there is any due.

✔ All guests should submit an e-check in form before arrival. We do not allow any guests to check-in without submitting their check in form. 

✔ Inform us your food preferences before arrival.

✔ Gambling, Contraband, Prostitution, Weapons, Explosives, Flammable objects, Poisons, Drugs, Dangerous Animals, and Loud music are strictly prohibited on villa/resort premises.

✔ Mobile networks and internet networks are very poor in this region, hence please consider this in mind before booking this holiday home. 

✔ Check-ins after 06:00 PM is allowed at any circumstances due wildlife spotting.

✔ Guests are not allowed to go outside of the bungalow after 06:00 PM due wildlife spotting.

✔ Smoking  & Alochol consumption inside bedroom is not allowed.

✔  Unmarried couples are not  allowed. 

✔ THIS IS A HERITAGE BUNGALOW, HENCE DO NOT EXPECT ANY HOTEL KIND LUXURY HERE.

Can I book only one or two rooms, or do I need to book the entire Property?

Yes, you can book just one room also. Other rooms will be available for other guests. However, if you want to book the entire property for yourself, you have to book 02 rooms. 

How many people are allowed in a cottage within this price?

Mentioned price is for 02 people in a room, however 02 more extra persons can be accommodated in a room with extra mattresses. We charge 1300.00 per extra person

What is mean by maximum occupancy mentioned in your website?

Maximum occupancy is the total accommodating capacity of the property with extra mattresses (08 Max). We will not alllow more than 08 people inside at any circumstances. 

Is Driver and/or House-Help accommodation available?

No, Driver and/or House-Help accommodation is not available now

Is parking available on site or nearby?

Yes, Secured Parking is available on site.

Is this home couple-friendly?

Yes, we allow adult couples with local ID proof.

Can I reserve your place for special functions such as an engagement ceremony, a small wedding ceremony or a birthday party, shooting, etc?

Yes, we do allow small events/photoshoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email atvoyehomes@gmail.com

Is this home senior citizen friendly?

Yes, it is a senior citizen friendly home.

 

Food and Beverages

Is outside food allowed? Are we allowed to cook ourselves?

Guests are not allowed to access the kitchenette now as per COVID-19 protocol. Outside food is not allowed.

Do you allow us to stock things in your fridge?

Yes, you can use the fridge in the kitchen to store food/beverages.

Is there an aquaguard for drinking water supply? Do we need to carry our Mineral Water bottles or are these readily available at your villa?

No, we provide boiled water.

Is Alcohol allowed?

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ice stocked in the fridge. For extra ice required, guests may need to pay charges to procure ice from outside.

Are meals provided onsite? What are the charges?

Breakfast and dinner are included in this price; Extra Meals are provided onsite at extra cost. For your convenience, please pre-book your meals. Please be mindful of the meal timings, so that our staff has adequate time to prepare. Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and afternoon tea time. If you would like tea/coffee during the day, this will be arranged at an additional charge.

What is the type of cuisine served?

We provide traditional Kerala style cuisines (Veg and Non-Veg) • Chicken • Fish • Beef • Mutton  (Subject to availability)

Can I pay the caretaker some extra money and request the Cook to prepare fish or chicken dishes for us?

Yes, but charged extra at cost. Please do inform the caretaker 01 day prior to make arrangements. 

 

Payments

What is the cancellation policy?

Days before check-in date when we receive your notice to cancel

Cancellation charges

30 days prior to check-in date

20% of the booking amount

20 days prior to check-in date

30% of the booking amount

10 days prior to check-in date

50% of the booking amount

05 days prior to check-in date

70% of the booking amount

Below 05 days prior to check-in date

No refund

GST at applicable rates will be charged on these cancellation fee.

Can I pay 50% now and pay the remaining 50% closer to the date?

No, you have to pay 100%  to confirm your booking.

How can I make a payment?

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

How can I make payments onsite, at the home?

You can make payments using the payment link provided by us. Internet banking, credit card, debit card, UPI payments are accepted however, all extra meal costs should be settled in the property before check out.

 

Things to do

What can we do for fun around the property?

Nature walk, hiking, tea trails are available with additional charges.

Are there water bodies nearby (such as a pond/ river/ lake etc)?

No 

 

House Rules

Do you allow loud music?

No

Is smoking/alcohol consumption permitted?

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the room. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late-night revelry or loud music.

What are the Check-in & Check-out timings? May I request for late check-outs or an early check-in?

Normal check-in and check-out time is 02.00 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should inform to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an additional charge.

What formalities are needed during check-in and check-out?

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Are we allowed to access all areas?

Depends, if you book a single villa you cannot access other villa's, and common areas can be accessed. But if you book entire the property you can use all areas inside the property.

 

Safety

Is there a security guard / watchman?

There is a caretaker at the Home.

Is the property properly fenced? Is there a boundary wall?

No

Is there a First-aid kit available at your Home?

Yes, we do have a first-aid kit (free), sanitary pads (with additional charge) onsite.

 

Room specifics

Is there Internet/ 3G/ WiFi connection available onsite?

Yes

Do you provide toiletries and bath towels?

Yes

Is the Home air-conditioned?

No