7 Best Homestays In Yercaud, India - Updated 2024

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Yercaud holds the title of the ‘Jewel of the South’ for a reason. This former English colony is nestled in the Shevaroy Hills of India’s Eastern Ghats and has had a Tamil name polished to make Yercaud ('Yeri’ meaning lake, 'Kaad’ meaning forest). Famous for its spice and coffee plantations, Yercaud with its parks, gardens, old colonial structures, stunning viewpoints, plantation trails, and lakes, is perfect for admiring nature, boating, off-roading, going for long walks or just curling up with a book! This small former colonial outpost is best explored by staying at little homestays, which allow the traveler to experience its real old-world, beguiling charm. Check out the best homestays in Yercaud, India, for your stay.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 04, 2024.

1. Pine Villa Garden (from USD 84)

With a wide variety of rooms to choose from, Pine Villa Garden provides guests with unmistakable hospitality, a safe environment, and several great features worth the price. This homestay in Yercaud quips a peaceful and spacious garden area, which comes in handy if you’re looking to hang out within the premises. There is even a fire pit here, which can be set up upon request.

Before exploring some fun things to do around the lush area, relax the night away in rooms ranging from a single-room villa to the larger-scale three-bedroom accommodations. Airport shuttle services can be negotiated upon booking, and bike rentals are also available at an additional fee.

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Wifi Available

Address: Yercaud - Kanavaipudur Road
2.68 km (1.7 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms

2. JSR Homes (from USD 32)

Showcasing outstanding views of its quiet surroundings, JSR Homes is a guaranteed hit among guests who wish to get the best of both worlds by having easy access to several eateries and proximity to countless natural hotspots.

This stunning homestay in Yercaud is near Kombaikkadu village, only about five minutes away by car. This small town is where you can spot several famous attractions, including Yercaud Lake and Yercaud Anna Park. Furthermore, each of its room accommodations features a standard range of amenities, such as a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. To take your mind off of the daily hustle and bustle, head over to the lawned terrace and savour moments of reflection.

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JSR Homes

Address: 153,Kommakadu Main road,Yercaud,Salem-636602 JSR homes
1.77 km (1.1 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Free parking Heating Non-smoking throughout Parking on site

3. Ajith Homestay (from USD 70)

One of Yercaud’s most popular homestays, Ajith Homestay is where you go if you want to be absolutely cut off from the world. Located on the Killiyur Falls Road, this Airbnb vacation rental is just 0.5 km (0.3 miles) from Killiyur Falls and a mere 3 km (1.8 miles) from the town centre of Yercaud.

Functioning just like a homestay and making guests feel at home, it features home-cooked, simple South Indian fare that is sure to have the guests licking their fingers in appreciation. The homestay features two large bedrooms, each with three single beds and a single floor mattress to accommodate a fourth person. Both rooms have attached washrooms as well as a UPS back to one light.

Relax by the stream running beside the property with no Wi-Fi and no television and enjoy your blissful, cut-off-from-the-world stay at Ajith homestay.

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Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India
1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)
11 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place made our trip the most memorable one with the beautiful scenic view from the rooms
its very clean and the all white interiors have been maintained well
this place hosted by vijay is very clean and cozy
good hospitality and support extended by host & team
the hosts are really nice and helping
all the home made meals were extremely good and the host brought everything on time
vijay has been a wonderful host
vijay was so friendly and welcoming and helped us throughout the trip
this place is ready good and close to everything
overall the home stay was very comfortable and we wish to visit this place once again
picking vijay's place was the best idea we've had for this family and friend short trip
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4. Bamboo Holidays Resorts and Homestay (from USD 35)

homestay yercaud | bamboo holidays resorts and homestay
Source: www.booking.com

If you want to stay in serene luxury while in Yercaud, then Bamboo Holidays Resorts and Homestay will suit you perfectly. Located very conveniently on Manjakuttai Road, it’s a mere eight minutes away from Yercaud Lake.

The homestay features great accommodation in the form of two king bedrooms with two attached bathrooms. It also comes with free Wi-Fi (in the common areas) and even has a garden which has a terrace where, if one stands, one can catch stunning panoramic views of Yercaud Lake. Each unit has a living and dining room, along with a kitchen. Some even have a patio/balcony.

Entertainment in the form of a flat-screen TV is also present. However, if you want to cut off from the digital era, the homestay also features bicycles and cars which can be rented to explore the region in the best manner possible. They also feature karaoke and barbeque facilities for making your evenings enjoyable.

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myst homestay

Wifi Available

Address: Manjakutai Road, Komakadu , Yercaud
868 meters (0.6 ft) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking

5. Stay near the Priya Plantation (from USD 47)

Another great property to stay at in Yercaud is the pretty-as-a-picture Baleymund homestay on the sprawling Priya Plantation on the Nagalur-Yercaud road. Clean, comfortable, and convenient, this homestay is great for couples as well as families visiting Yercaud for a relaxing vacation. The property features huge basic triple rooms with a double bed and comfy linen and space to plonk a mattress on the floor too, two huge wardrobes with ample storage space to stow away luggage as well, a flatscreen television, a dresser with a mirror, drawer space, and a chair as well for comfortable seating. Huge windows overlook the garden as well as the beautiful mountains that surround the homestay. With no internet access, kick back and enjoy a languorous, stress-free holiday in the scenic town of Yercaud.

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1 BR Homestay in Nagalur, Yercaud (9540), by GuestHouser

Address: Priya Plantation Marapalam,Nagalur post Yercaud, Salem
5.39 km (3.4 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)

6. When a beautiful house beckons (from USD 66)

when a beautiful house beckons
Source: www.booking.com

Located just off the Kuppanur-Yercaud Ghat Road on the Pagoda Point Road is the scenic Greenfield Homestay which is essentially a huge two-bedroom house with a lovely front garden as well. The two-story homestay features a living room with one sofa bed and two bedrooms with a large double bed each, and even a large dining area as well as a fireplace. The rooms feature wardrobes for storage space, a clothes rack, and ironing facilities as well, with the upper floors accessible via a staircase. The place also has a restaurant, free parking for the guests who arrive, and Wi-Fi in the public areas which costs INR 50 for 24 hours, if you are someone who wishes to stay connected. If yours is a big group of family or even friends who are looking to visit, explore, and stay in Yercaud for a laidback vacation, then the Greenfield homestay is perfect for you.

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Greenfield Homestay

Address: Kolahalam,bedfort road,near green berry Resorts,yercaud
1.46 km (1.0 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)

7. Enjoy the eco-friendly private stay

With the lights of the town surrounding the homestay and the twinkling stars above, it’s hard not to fall in love with this eco-friendly 9-acre (3.6 hectares) private village of Lakeview, which is an oasis of bliss and tranquillity and is located conveniently between the lake and the bus stand in the heart of Yercaud.

With super comfy bunk-bed accommodation along with bed and linen, electrical charging facilities, and comfy washroom amenities, this hostel offers interested travelers a one-of-a-kind stay in Yercaud. In fact, those who are interested in camping amidst nature can experience a unique balance between camping in the absolute calming wilderness and the convenience of being in the heart of the town of Yercaud. Enjoy scrumptious meals in the dining verandah, which is next to the camp kitchen and dining verandah, alongside the Cauvery Peak Coffee Shop. What’s more, Lakeview Village even has a two-acre (0.8 hectare) block set aside exclusively for nurturing local species of Shola trees, which stand surrounding a beautiful water body. Lakeview boasts of native and exotic species of plants and trees on the property which lend the space the ambiance of an arboretum!

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Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India
1.91 km (1.2 mi) from Yercaud Lake & Boat House (Emerald Lake)
24 reviews  
Private room in farm stay 6 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
food - would have been better if there was a kitchen/ option for food within in the same place
cleanliness - rooms and restrooms were very clean and well maintained
the rooms and washrooms were very clean
very basic but super clean
since it had rained the night before it was very clean green and beautiful
the rooms are cozy and clean with elegant bunk beds tucked away against the walls
staff - very friendly and ready to help staff
very solicitous caring staff and owner
staffs are so fun loving and caring
the staff are extremely helpful and courteous
the host vishnu is superb and the hospitality is better than a hotel
this place is perfectly located right next to the bus stop and a walk away from the lake area
the place was super convenient and close to town
proslocation - close to lakeambience - great place in between some trees
recommend this place to all who is looking for get away over the weekend
he took us for a nice walk around the property and the town
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Verdant Yercaud

The unhurried Yercaud is best gotten to by a picturesque, scenic road journey - which also includes braving numerous hairpin bends to get here! Complete with a wide range of heartwarming vacation rentals and hotels to pick from, Yercaud is where you need to head to for an ideal, blissful vacation amidst the best that nature has to offer.

For a veritable, fun-filled vacation, stay at one of these wonderfully local homestays in the town to get a real feel of how the locals stay, and have a real home-away-from-home vacation in Yercaud.

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Frequently asked questions about the best homestays in Yercaud, India

1. Which homestays in Yercaud are suitable for families?

A few homestays in the Yercaud area have several facilities and amenities that are perfectly fit for families visiting this part of India. You can find some of these in accommodations such as Pine Villa Garden, Ajith Homestay, and Bamboo Holidays Resorts and Homestay.

2. Which homestays in Yercaud have parking?

Several homestay establishments across Yercaud have parking facilities which guests can use throughout their stay. Accommodations such as Pine Villa Garden, JSR Homes, Ajith Homestay, and Bamboo Holidays Resorts and Homestay have parking slots available.

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