Surrounded by the magnificent Western Ghats, Madikeri is a small and busy town in the state of Karnataka. Located at a distance of 252 kilometres from Bengaluru, the serene hill station is a favourite among people living in and around the city. If you are looking to immerse yourself in tranquil solitude amid serene hills, Madikeri is the perfect vacation spot for you. An ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, the town makes for a great holiday getaway for solo travellers, families, and people travelling in large groups.
So, to help you with your travel plans, we give you a list of the best accommodation options for you to choose from.
Nestled away in the lush green environs, cottages in Madikeri are spacious accommodations and are ideal for people travelling in groups. The town is dotted with traditional South Indian cottages as well as contemporary ones. You can find cottages in areas such as Mekeri, Sunticoppa, Kedakal, Made, Makkandur, Mahadevpet, Galibeedu Road, Stuart Hill, Gonikoppal, Somvarpet Road, Bhagavathi Nagar, and Kannanda Bane. These can be booked at prices beginning at INR 1,725 for a one-bedroom cottage and INR 28, 750 for a five-bedroom cottage.
The hill resort has a plethora of options for homestays, and a number of them are located in areas such as Kadagdal, Dechoor, Daswal Street, Talathamane Junction, Bhagavathi Nagar, Margodu, Makkanduru, Hakathoor, Stuart Hill, Bettathur, Katakeri Rural, Ibnivalvadi rural, Stone Hill Road, Karugunda, Mekeri, Puttani Nagar, Kannanda Bane, Bettigeri Village, Kaggodlu Village, and Murnad. The prices for these homely abodes begin at INR 1,150 for a one-bedroom homestay and go up to INR 33,120 for a five-bedroom property.
These holiday homes are cheaper and more flexible in terms of accommodation rules and policies as compared to conventional hotels that have rigid rules and restrictions. The hill station has a number of guest house properties that cater to the needs and preferences of different travellers, with rooms beginning at an economical price of INR 800 and going up to INR 3000. You can book a guest house accommodation in areas such as Stuart Hill, Mahadevpet, and Mekeri.
Tents and Tree Houses
If you are looking for offbeat accommodations in the lap of nature, tree houses and tents are your best bet in Madikeri. These are located in areas such as Kaggodulu Pysari, Katakeri Rural, and Mahadevpet. Tent rentals are available for a starting price of INR 3,450 and go up to INR 6,900. You can get a tree house accommodation for INR 2,444.
There are a number of vacation rentals for you to choose from but if you are looking for a sophisticated and luxurious lodging experience at economical prices, boutique stays are the best option for you. Boutique stay properties offer you a range of amenities and personalised services for a comfortable stay. You can find properties in Stuart Hill, Mekeri, Somwarpet Taluk, Kadathadal Road, Hebbettageri, and Kadagadal.
If you are visiting Madikeri for a long haul, you should opt for apartments that are fully equipped with kitchens and modern amenities for your convenience. One can find apartments lodgings in Virajpet, Maikeri and in the neighbouring city of Coorg. Apartment rentals in and around hill station range from INR 4,000 to INR 12,172.
The hill resort also houses a few heritage homes that are reminiscent of the colonial era and exude old-world charm. All the heritage home properties in the town are located in Stuart Hill, and can be booked for as low as INR 2,300 for a one-bedroom home to INR 15,500 for a five-bedroom heritage house.
These are perfect if you’re travelling with your family or a large group of friends. A sweet amalgamation of luxury and space, bungalow properties in Madikeri are located in areas such as Hebbettageri, Yevakapadi, and Dechoor, and range from INR 1,380 to INR 23,288.
Bed & Breakfasts
The most convenient type of accommodation, a bed and breakfast is the ideal option for everyone visiting the hill station for a short span of time. An extremely hassle-free choice for the easy going people, bed & breakfast rentals can be found in Bhagavathi nagar, Ibnivalvadi Rural, and Makkandur. Prices for a room start as low as INR 2,300 and go up to INR 5,175.