We all wish to travel the length and breadth of Kerala, don’t we? However, we are a bit weary that accommodation in this popular tourist destination can be a bit expensive. Fortunately the prayers of backpackers/budget travellers have been addressed by KTDC (Kerala Tourism Development Corporation) who have come up with some fantastic budget hotels in Kerala. Not only this, KTDC has also introduced many luxury resorts for those who are willing to spend some extra cash for additional comfort. With restaurants and other modern amenities, these hotels and resorts can be an excellent accommodation option for both budget and luxury travellers.
Here is a list that will make your job of finding KTDC hotels across Kerala a whole lot easier.
Centrally located, Motel Aaram is one of the best accommodations in Alappuzha for the visitors. The hotel is easily accessible from the National Highway and is also in proximity to Punnamada (4 Kms), Alappuzha beach (4 Kms), Alappuzha canals (3 Kms) and Alappuzha backwaters (4 Kms). The hotel offers 15 well-appointed rooms that are tastefully designed. There is a fitness centre with gym, WiFi connection, free parking, shuttle bus service and swimming pool available for the convenience of the guests. Motel Aaram has a good restaurant that serves sumptuous meals.
There are 15 neat and tidy rooms that are fitted with all basic amenities. The rooms are spacious and offer good views from the windows.
Hotel Tamarind is situated close to Motel Aaram in Alappuzha. The hotel is situated in proximity to several attractions in Alappuzha like the backwater expanses and the beach. It is along the region of Vembanad Lake and Kumarakom Boat Jetty.
There are 21 well-appointed rooms, out of which 7 rooms are premium and 14 rooms are deluxe. The hotel offers laundry facilities, free parking, room service, tours/ticket assistance and a multi-cuisine restaurant.
This KTDC hotel is amongst the most popular hotels in Thrissur as it is situated close to the famed Athirapally waterfalls. Also the hotel is in close proximity to Vazhachal waterfalls, sholayar forest and forest villages. So, along with other basic amenities, the hotel also offers guests special tours to the waterfalls and nearby forest area. The hotel has tastefully designed rooms that are available at a reasonable tariff.
Motel Aaram offers 15 comfortable rooms that are outfitted with basic amenities. The hotel also offers bar / lounge fitness centre with gym, kitchenette restaurant and Shuttle Bus to its guests.
Changanacherry is a town in Kottayam district of Kerala and is located between Kottayam and Thiruvalla townships. It is known as the gateway to the high ranges and the backwaters of Kuttanad. This KTDC property is located on the Alleppey-Changanacherry road.
It is a budget property that maintains seven rooms with 24hours room service. Guests are offered complimentary breakfast service. There is also a non-vegetarian restaurant maintained with bright decor, and is open for diners between 6 to 10p.m; corporate travelers are also facilitated with a conference space, which can accommodate a gathering of 80 people.
This KTDC property is situated in Palakkad, on the Thrissur – Coimbatore highway. The motel serves as an ideal stopover where one can enjoy a refreshing break, before proceeding on a long journey to places in the adjoining state of Tamil Nadu. The nearby tourist attractions here include Palakkad Fort, Kalpathy heritage village and Chullannoor Peacock Sanctuary.
Both AC and Non AC rooms are designed keeping in mind the comfort of the guests. There is also a restaurant that serves both sumptuous veg and non-veg meals.
Mangalya Hotel is a budget hotel managed by KTDC and located just in front of the Guruvayoor temple in Guruvayoor in Kerala. The hotel offers direct access from the nadapandal of the Guruvayoor temple. The hotel offers a comfortable accommodation with dining options, banquet and conference facilities and travel assistance to a number of pilgrimage and sightseeing destinations nearby. The hotel is an ideal destination for budget travellers visiting this popular pilgrim centre in south India. The hotel is also an ideal venue for conducting wedding feasts.
Mangalya Hotel offers a comfortable accommodation option with its well-furnished 6 family rooms and a dormitory. All the rooms are spacious, spotlessly clean and are decked with modern amenities and comforts. The dormitory has an attached bathroom with hot and cold water supply, wooden almirahs and bedding.
Hotel Nandanam is a KTDC budget hotel located in the pilgrim town of Guruvayoor in Kerala. The hotel offers visitors a comfortable stay Apart from a comfortable accommodation, the hotel provides delicious food, wedding facilities and conference hall to serve the need of both, leisure as well as business class visitors. The hotel is located in close proximity to the tourist attractions of the town and is easily accessible being located near the bus terminal and the railway station. The hotel is a perfect destination for budget travellers visiting the pilgrim town of Guruvayur.
Hotel Nandanam provides comfortable stay in its 45 well-furnished air conditioned rooms. All the rooms have been elegantly designed and are well-equipped with the basic amenities to provide a comfortable accommodation to the visitors. The rooms of the hotel offer beautiful views of the holy Guruvayoor town.
Tamarind Hotel Guruvayoor is a KTDC budget hotel well-located in Guruvayoor, near the bus terminal and the railway station. Located near the Guruvayoor temple and other pilgrim locations of the major pilgrim centre in South India – Guruvayoor, this budget hotel offers 2,3,5 bedded accommodation facilities, dining option, conference and marriage facilities and a number of other facilities to provide a comfortable stay to its visitors. The hotel is an ideal destination for families to attend Noolukettu and Chor Oonu and also a good option for group bookings for up to 30 to 40 persons.
Tamarind Hotel Guruvayoor offers a comfortable and economic accommodation in 11 aesthetically designed air conditioned rooms available as nine A/C Deluxe Double rooms and two 5-bedded A/C rooms. All the rooms are spacious, clean and well-furnished with all the necessary amenities to provide a comfortable stay to its visitors.
Motel Aaram, Kannur
Motel Araam is located on the Kannur – Mangalore National Highway, about 20 km from Kannur. This motel provides an ideal place for a break in the journey. Visitors at this motel can also avail themselves of the accommodation options available at the nearby KTDC Tamarind Easy hotel. Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple,Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple Thaliparamba, Vismaya Water Theme Park,Snake Park,St. Angelino Fort,Payyannur,Ezhimala Naval Academy are the main places of attraction nearby this hotel.
Motel Aaram Kannur offers Two Non A/c rooms,Bar/Lounge, Restaurant, Fitness Centre, Free Parking,Children Activities, Kitchenette, Room Service and Shuttle Bus service.
The hotel is located on the Kannur – Mangalore National Highway and just an hour away from Kannur railway station; the property provides a calm and rustic atmosphere. Onsite parking is available.
It has beautifully decorated rooms fitted with air conditioner. Attached bathrooms include hot/cold shower. Make yourself at home in one of the 22 guestrooms. Enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant serving guests the best of the Kerala’s cuisine.
This motel is located between Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam National Highway at Krishnapuram. The motel has a large parking area and is easily accessible. The nearby attractions are Krishnapuram Palace, Ochira Parabrahma Temple and Matha Amrithanandamayi Ashramam. The restaurant in the hotel serves delicious south Indian food along with North Indian and Chinese cuisine.
Motel Aaram, Kayamkulam offers budget-friendly rooms to its guests. The rooms are spacious and have all the necessary amenities. The hotel also offers AC and non AC restaurants that serve both veg and non veg meals.
Amid the picturesque island of Bolgatty is the beautiful Bolgatty Palace, an exclusive mansion with four palatial rooms, which provides the travelers with world class amenities and wonderful holidaying options. The resort combines leisure with business and it is popularly known as the honeymooners’ paradise. The hotel has a beautiful open-air swimming pool, which is about 5 feet deep. Besides this, there is ‘Age Halt’ the Ayurvedic Massage Centre.
There are 26 rooms, divided into 4 Palace Suites, 16 Deluxe Suites and 6 Lake Front Cottages. With 2 Suites on the ground and 2 on the first floor, these 2 Suites have wooden floors and ceilings along the periphery of huge rooms.
KTDC Tamarind, located on the Bus Stand Road, is a 10-minute drive from the city’s main railway station. The property is surrounded by a vast stretch of greenery that overlooks the serene Ashtamudi backwater. The lovely location of the hotel makes it an ideal gateway for those who want to escape from the chaos of city life. The guests can also choose to go on an exhilarating boat ride on the backwaters by availing boating facility offered by the hotel.
Guests can choose from 24 air-conditioned rooms, which are well equipped with facilities like television and phone. The rooms provide guests with a resplendent view of Ashtamudi backwater. Besides, they can relish delectable South Indian dishes at the in-house restaurant.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Kondotty is a budget hotel that is located at Kondotty town in Malappuram district. It is a transit hotel situated on national highway NH-213 connecting Kozhikode and Palakkad.
The hotel provides comfortable and economic accommodation, features a restaurant, a conference hall and provides sightseeing arrangements for its guests. There are comfortable and well-appointed air conditioned rooms available. All the rooms are spacious, clean and well-furnished with the basic amenities such as satellite television, air conditioner, desk, telephone, room service etc. to provide a comfortable stay to its visitors.
Located about70 km from Thiruvananthapuram near MC Road in Kottarakkara, this motel facilitates a break for travellers who have started their journey from Thiruvananthapuram. This motel is about 80 km from Kottayam and is almost in the middle of Thiruvananthapuram – Kottayam MC Road. The nearby attractions are Kottarakara Ganapathi Temple and Jadayu Rock.
The property has air conditioned rooms that are designed keeping the comfort of the guests in mind. There is also a restaurant that serves delectable south India food.
Samudra Tara Ayurvedic Beach Resort in Kovalam is located nearby Kovalam lighthouse Beach in Trivandrum District of Kerala, India. It is an ideal accommodation for those who like to have all the modern amenities close at hand.
The resort also offers facilities for the ayurvedic treatments and massages. Samudra Tara Ayurvedic Beach Resort offers rooms equipped with modern facilities. All the rooms offer unobstructed view of the majestic Arabian Sea.
Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort is an exclusive deluxe resort offering 4 star category facilities and services; it is situated on the shores of Vembanad Lake, right in the middle of Kumarkaom Bird Sanctuary in Kumarakom, Kerala. The resort is surrounded by exotic natural beauty and provides a soothing, calm and peaceful atmosphere, perfect for having a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday experience. It is the only resort in the destination located inside the bird sanctuary and is noted for its independent huts that stand on stilts and is a place teeming with mangrove vegetation. It offers its guests uninterrupted access to the backwater of Kumarakom. It is also an interesting location for eco tourists who are interested in mangrove ecosystem and bird-related ecosystem.
Waterscapes Resort offers a comfortable and natural cottage-like accommodation with a total of 40 rooms available as 4 Superior Lake Front, 5 Lake View and 31 Canal View rooms. The rooms are elegantly designed as to provide a traditional and natural look and feel to the visitors. In addition, they are well-furnished and well-equipped with the necessary modern amenities.
KTDC Garden House is a budget hotel located on a hillcok near Malampuzha Dam in Palakkad district of Kerala. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation, delicious food, recreational facilities and some business facilities as well. There are lots of activities the visitors can engage themselves in, like boating, jeep safaris, and sightseeing apart from rejuvenating themselves with Ayurvedic massages. The hotel is known to provide a handful of premium facilities along with warm hospitality to provide a pleasant stay. With business services, conference facilities and other leisure facilities, the hotel is not only a leisure tourist destination but an equally inviting destination for business travelers as well.
Garden House hotel hosts its guests in 17 well appointed rooms categorized into 10 A/C Premium Rooms and 07 A/C Semi superior rooms that are well-fitted with modern amenities.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Mannarkkad is a budget hotel managed by KTDC and located at Mannarkkad in Palakkad district, Kerala. The budget hotel is located amidst the beautiful natural surroundings comprising of evergreen forests, Kunthippuzha and Nellippuzha rivers and Attappadi hills. The hotel also features a restaurant, comfortable air conditioned accommodation, conference hall, sightseeing arrangements and other basic facilities which make the stay of visitors pleasant and convenient. The hotel can be a good choice for budget travellers visiting this beautiful place called Mannarkkad.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Mannarkkad offers a pleasant stay to the visitors in its 10 well-furnished and air conditioned deluxe rooms. All the rooms are clean, spacious and well-furnished with basic amenities to provide a comfortable and peaceful stay.
Tea County Resort is a 4 star premium hill resort by KTDC, cozily nestled right in the middle of two hills in Munnar. It offers mesmerizing views of the surrounding natural beauty and its luxurious rooms and warm hospitality makes it a honeymooner’s paradise. Being situated in the lap of nature with a number of national parks and sanctuaries around it, it is also an important destination for Eco-tourism activities.
Tea County Resort has a total of 67 rooms divided into one Royal Suite, 4 Suites, 26 Premium Rooms and 36 Deluxe Rooms. All types of rooms have excellent services and facilities but the basic difference is in the size and the view they offer.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Nilambur by KTDC is a budget hotel located by the side of a teak plantation at Nilambur in Malappuram district, Kerala. The hotel is set in a rural location on the banks of the Karimpuzha River and offers grand views of the river and the magnificent natural surroundings of teak plantation. The hotel offers a comfortable accommodation close to nature. It is complimented by other facilities such as a restaurant, theatre type conference hall and a few other leisure facilities. The hotel also offers warm hospitality to provide a refreshing and peaceful stay to its visitors.
Tamarind Hotel Nilambur offers comfortable and economic accommodation in 14 aesthetically designed, neat and well-appointed air conditioned rooms available as 12 A/C Deluxe Double rooms and 2 Premium A/C rooms or suites. All the rooms are spacious, clean and well-furnished with the basic amenities necessary to provide a comfortable stay to its visitors.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Parasinikadavu is a KTDC budget hotel located in the small temple town of Parasinikadavu near Mangattuparamba in Kannur district, Kerala. This budget hotel is situated close to Parasinikadavu temple and Thaliparambu Raja Rajeshwari Temple and serves as an ideal stopover for Mookambika trip. The hotel provides peaceful accommodation, delicious authentic Kerala food, ticket/tour assistance, free parking and other sightseeing arrangements for guests. The hotel is a good accommodation for budget travelers visiting the temple towns of Parassinikadavu and nearby locations.
Tamarind Hotel Parasinikadavu offers a comfortable accommodation in 10 neat and well-appointed A/C Deluxe Double rooms. All the rooms are spacious, clean and well-furnished with the basic necessary amenities such as satellite television, air conditioner, desk, telephone, room service etc. to provide a comfortable stay to its visitors.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Peermedu by KTDC is a tiny hill resort located at Peermedu on the way to the renowned tourist destination of Thekkady in Kerala. Located at a rural location in a place which is noted for its verdant plantations comprising rubber, tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom, the budget resort offers a comfortable accommodation, delicious food and also travel assistance and other service to the visitors in a serene surroundings. The breathtaking waterfalls and open grass tracts also add to the beauty of the place which makes it a truly refreshing and rejuvenating holiday destination. The hotel is an ideal choice for group stays, families, friends, and educational groups.
Tamarind Easy Hotel Peermedu has 8 non A/C double rooms and an 8 bedded dormitory, which offers a comfortable accommodation option to the visitors. All the rooms are clean, spacious and well-furnished with basic amenities to provide a pleasant stay.
Motel Aaram is located on the Punaloor – Thenmala road, it provides a wonderful stay to those visiting Thenmala Eco-tourism, Palaruvi and Courtalam waterfalls. From Motel Aaram, the guests can enjoy great views of Punalur and can have easy access to sites like Suspension bridge, Thenmala Eco-tourism, Palaruvi waterfalls and Konni Eco-tourism.
The hotel has well-furnished rooms with all modern amenities. The beer and wine parlour is the additional asset of this budget property.
KTDC Aranya Nivas Thekkady is a 3 star property by KTDC and is the only resort in Thekkady inside the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The hotel is located by the side of the calm Periyar Lake. The resort houses an Ayurveda centre and a swimming pool which provide a relaxation and rejuvenation opportunity. Visitors keep themselves busy with Bamboo Rafting, Jungle patrolling, Elephant rides and Border Hiking. The resort also offers delicious food and business services. It is also the perfect venue for a relaxed corporate meet or business conference.
Aranya Nivas provides luxurious accommodation in total 30 rooms, which are divided into deluxe, premium and suite categories. All the rooms have soothing interiors and are fitted with the best of modern amenities to provide a luxurious and peaceful stay. There are 20 deluxe rooms, 9 premium rooms and 1 suite to offer.
KTDC Lake Palace is a premium wildlife resort by KTDC and is situated on an island in the middle of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady, Kerala. The resort offers unlimited peace, interrupted only by the twitter of birds and a cry in the wilds. This lakeside jungle resort is an ideal place for watching elephant herds playing by the lakeside; one can take a trek across the jungle in the trail of the tiger. Apart from its spectacular natural surroundings, the resort offers many leisure and recreational facilities to provide a memorable natural holidays experience to the travellers.
Lake Palace offers a comfortable accommodation in its 6 palatial deluxe rooms. All the rooms are designed keeping in mind the comfort of the visitor and provide a feel of complete natural accommodation.
Periyar House is a jungle lodge by KTDC in the Periyar Tiger Reserve area near Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady. This budget hotel, located on the banks of Periyar Lake and inside Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, offers all the basic facilities such as a, dining options, recreationalactivities, conference and meeting rooms to provide a memorable stay amidst the serene surroundings. The jungle lodge is a vantage point for visitors to get closer to the wildlife and it fits the budget of travelers who wish to experience a wildlife stay at a reasonable cost. It is also a honeymooner’s paradise and an ideal location for Ayurveda therapies.
Periyar House Hotel offers comfortable accommodation with 44 rooms out of which 31 are deluxe rooms, 10 are Avenue rooms, 2 are Superior rooms and 1 is a suite. All the rooms are elegantly designed and well-furnished with all basic amenities.
Mascot Hotel by KTDC is a 4 star heritage business hotel. It is located centrally in Trivandrum. The hotel offers a perfect blend of heritage, luxury and business and is an ideal accommodation option in the city. It has spectacular restaurants that offer delightful dining, excellent business class services and other recreational facilities such as Ayurveda, pool and fitness centre.
Mascot Hotel offers comfortable and well-appointed room. There are about 66 rooms available in multiple categories. There are 7 Heritage Classic and Heritage Grand rooms each, 11 deluxe, 36 premium room, 4 suites and a Royal Suite. All the rooms are spacious, well-designed and fitted with the modern luxury amenities to provide a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Hotel Chaithram is situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram. Along with comfortable accommodation, the hotel offers guests a gastronomical treat at affordable rates. It also offers an opportunity to explore the city, which is famous for its palaces and temples.
The hotel has 88 elegant rooms classified into ordinary and deluxe suites. All the rooms are spacious and are fitted with multiple amenities. There is also no extra charge for children below the age of 11 years when sharing the same room with their parents or guardians. Corporate travelers are also facilitated with a big conference space that can accommodate about 150 people.
Tamarind KTDC Easy Hotel in Thirunelly is a budget hotel. It is located inside a forested region. The region is popular for an ancient temple that is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Apart from it, there are a number of sightseeing and trekking options to Pakshipatalam. Tamarind offers guests all the basic facilities required for comfortable accommodation, including delicious dining. It is also suited for business meetings and also is a good place for wildlife enthusiasts.
Tamarind offers a comfortable stay to the visitors in its 10 well-furnished deluxe rooms and a dormitory. All the rooms are clean, spacious and well-furnished with basic amenities to provide a pleasant and peaceful stay.
KTDC Tamarind Thrissur is yet another budget hotel from KTDC group. It is situated in the centre of Thrissur city in Kerala. The hotel has provides e all necessary facilities and services that are required for a comfortable stay. This property is a popular among budget travelers who are looking for a comfortable accommodation at affordable prices.
Tamarind KTDC provides comfortable budget accommodation option with its 16 rooms out of which 10 are AC rooms, 3 are four bedded and six are bedded non-A/C rooms. All the rooms are clean, spacious and fitted with the basic amenities.
This motel is located on the Kozhikode – Mangalore stretch of National Highway, at Vadakara, which is about 50 km from Kozhikode. It is ideal for enjoying a break for those starting their journey from Kozhikode. It offers basic amenities and services to the guests who seek comfortable stay at a low budget.
Motel Aaram provides comfortable accommodation option in budget. The rooms are clean, spacious and fitted with the basic amenities that are required for a comfortable stay.
Motel Aaram by KTDC is located in the middle of the Kumarkom – Ernakulam road and by the side of the scenic Vaikkom backwaters. It is a budget accommodation that offers all the necessary amenities to its guests. The hotel is situated in a quiet place that offers a refreshing break to the guests from the hurly burly of the city.
Motel Aaram provides comfortable accommodation option without burning a hole in ones’s pocket. The rooms are clean, spacious and fitted with the basic amenities that are required for a comfortable stay.
Hotel Pepper Grove KTDC is located at Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad district. The hotel offers beautiful views.. Its proximity to Edakkal caves and Muthanga wildlife sanctuary and the facilities of a comfortable stay, make it one of the most sought after hotels of Wayanad. The hotel is a great destination for honeymooners, gatherings and incentive meetings and well suited for business executives as well. The hotel also makes arrangements for a variety of recreational and adventure activities the place has to offer around the around.
Hotel Pepper Grove provides a comfortable and peaceful accommodation through its 20 rooms available as 16 Deluxe and 4 Premium rooms. All the rooms are well-furnished, spacious and fitted with modern amenities.
Motel Aaram by KTDC is situated off the Guruvayoor – Kozhikode highway, near the Kuttipuram Bridge. This property overlooks the famous Bharathapuzha River. The hotel is also in the proximity of tourist attractions like Beeyan kayal (backwater), Ponnani Beach and Thirunavaya Temple. It is an ideal place to enjoy a break for those who travel from the northern part of Kerala to the temple town of Guruvayoor.
The motel offers both AC and Non AC rooms that are well-furnished and spacious. All the basic amenities are provided to the guests at an affordable price.
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