Palakkad in India's state of Kerala has a wide choice of accommodation options ranging from budget to luxury standards and suitable to all budgets. You will find the biggest choice of accommodation in the bigger towns and known tourist spots. Prices, even for the top end of accommodation, are very reasonable. Budget places to stay can cost less than $20 USD a night. Here are some of the best places to stay in the region.
MalampuzhaMalampuzha has been developed into a tourist resort with plenty attractions, such as the dam, gardens, and amusement park.
There are good hotels in the area, including the 3-star Tripenta Hotel. The Tripenta is fully air-conditioned, has an outdoor pool, and a well-equipped fitness center. It also has its own spa where you can book a choice of head and body massages. It is located opposite the Malampuzha Rock Garden.
For the more budget conscious staying in Malampuzha the, Garden House hotel is an excellent option. The hotel is clean, comfortable, and air-conditioned. It sits on a hill, which provides fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Its rooms are spacious and it serves basic but decent food. Its location provides a quiet, tranquil surrounding that is within easy reach of Malampuzha's attractions.
Palakkad TownPalakkad Town has the largest choice of accommodation in the region.
Fort Palace is one of the most luxurious hotels. It is located next to the famous Tippu's Fort, one of Palakkad's most popular attractions. It has both an indoor restaurant and covered roof top garden restaurant serving local and international cuisine. It also has a kiosk dedicated to serving a variety of tandoori meals. Rooms have plenty of space and comfortable furnishings. However, not all rooms have air conditioning, so make sure you request one with it if you think it necessary.
The Sayoojyam Residency is a small hotel in the heart of Palakkad. Facilities are modern with cable TV and Wi-Fi available in all rooms. The hotel also provides tourist information, laundry services and parking.
The Hotel Indraprastha is another excellent accommodation option in Palakkad town. The hotel first opened in 1985 making it one of the towns oldest and has business class standards of accommodation and facilities. Guest rooms have welcoming interiors fitted with wood floors, Internet, private balconies in premium rooms, and TVs. The restaurant serves Indian and international food. It also has a 24-hour coffee shop that serves exclusively vegetarian meals.
Vrindavanam Eco Villa is a small villa type accommodation located just 3km from Palakkad town. It has two guest rooms and plenty of facilities to make you feel at home. It provides room service, laundry, internet, hot water, games, and travel help. Facilities include a prayer room, kitchen, dining room, and living room.
OlasseryOlassery is home to the Ayurvedic Healing Village. It is the ideal location for those looking for a peaceful retreat where they can relax and re-charge. It provides authentic Ayurvedic treatments, yoga classes, meditation, and Indian philosophy lectures. Guest accommodation is located in individual villas decorated according to Vastu Shastra and are assigned according to the guest's Zodiac sign. The restaurant serves organic vegetarian cuisine and you will be able to get nutritional advice from the resident dieticians.
KollengodeParay Village County is a budget friendly hotel located 22km from Palakkad town in Kollengode. It was recently re-furbished, so facilities are fresh and modern, but basic. Rooms are equipped with TVs and large comfortable beds. Public areas have access to free Wi-Fi.
MannarkkadIn the closest bigger town to Silent Valley National Park, you will find the Emerald Hotel Silent Valley. Rooms have everything you need for your stay, including hot water, coffee machines, hair dryers, flat screen TVs, and 24-hour room service. There is also a doctor on call and staff will be one hand to help your with travel arrangements.