Top 10 Homestays In Kushalnagar, India - Updated 2024

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Kushalnagar is located in the hilly Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Popularly known as Coorg, the district enjoys fair weather throughout the year. There are many natural attractions to be found around Kushalnagar. You can enjoy spending a day fishing along the Kaveri River at Valnur Fishing Camp, which is also home to many varieties of birds. Have a picnic at one of the many waterfalls, such as Mallalli Falls which is about 42 km (26 mi) away from Kushalnagar. A star attraction is Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple in Bylakuppe, about 5 km (3 mi) from Kushalnagar. Home to around 600 monks, this monastery provides a peaceful refuge to many. The monastery is open to the public from 9am to 6pm. Scroll down to read about the top homestays in Kushalnagar, India, for a memorable stay in this charming city.

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 July 11, 2024.

1. Whistling Woods Farm Stay (from USD 41)

Here, you’ll be hosted by Ranjan and Namitha who will do everything they can to make your stay a memorable one. You can enjoy authentic Coorg-style dishes, such as kadumbuttu, prepared by them. There are board games and puzzles to keep the young, as well as the old, entertained. You can even play with their dogs.

If you want to explore the area, make use of the bicycles for rent. Or rent a car and explore further afield, such as downtown Kushalnagar, which is 1 km (0.6 mi) away. There’s also a reserve forest nearby. This homestay provides free Wi-Fi, so you can keep your social media updated with your adventures here.

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Whistling Woods Farm Stay

9.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Nanjarayapatna village & p . o

Parking Garden Terrace Fishing Laundry Family rooms Ironing service Free parking

2. Coorg Pecock Feathers Home Stay (from USD 22)

You’ll have access to a wide range of amenities here, such as a bar, 24-hour front desk and an on-site minimarket. You can take in the views of the garden and nearby mountains from the terrace as you enjoy breakfast. Don’t think twice about bringing the young ones as there’s a high chair, baby safety gates and an indoor play area to give parents some peace of mind.

If you’re in the mood to explore the area, be sure to check out the nearby Kaveri River and Lake. Don’t forget to ask the hosts about activities that they offer from time to time, such as movie nights, walking or bicycle tours or a cooking class.

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Coorg peacock feathers home stay

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Gandadakote, KMT school Road Coorg pecock feathers home stay

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning

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3. Zostel Homes Coorg (from USD 8)

When you stay at this property, you can do your bit to help fight climate change. To save water, Zostel Homes Coorg gives guests two options - you can opt out of daily room cleaning or reuse the towels. It also provides a water dispenser so you can fill your water bottle with clean drinking water before you head out for the day.

You have a choice of booking a private room, a dormitory or a villa, with some units having a dining area and patio where you can have your meals and relax. There’s also a common room where you can interact with your fellow guests.

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Zostel Coorg, Madikeri

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Hegdebane Estate, Kadakdala Post, Chettlli Post, Madekeri, Coorg

Parking Restaurant Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Games room Ironing service Free parking

4. The Shades Holiday Inn (from USD 46)

The entire unit of The Shades Holiday Inn is located on the ground floor, which is great if anyone in your group uses a wheelchair. There’s a garden where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll in the cool of the morning and evening as you listen to birdsong. Young ones can frolic in the children’s playground. A vegetarian breakfast is provided. For other meals, there’s a restaurant onsite. Moreover, you can find many local restaurants and cafes within 19 km (12 mi) of the property.

If you want to go sightseeing, you can hire a car or ask the caretaker, Ganesh, to book a cab for you. In case you have your own car, free parking is available.

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The Shades Holiday inn

9.0 User Rating

Address: #121 Ekanth Holiday Home, Basavanahalli village, Kushalnagar, Coorg, 571234 #121 EKANTH HOLIDAY HOME,basavanahalli village,kushalnagar,coorg

Parking Restaurant Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking

5. Nisarga Thana (from USD 21)

This property caters to a wide range of needs as it offers non-smoking and family rooms as well as facilities for disabled guests such as accessible parking. It has baby safety gates too, to take care of even the youngest members of your group.

History buffs will find this homestay to be a convenient base. Both Madikeri Fort and Gandhi Maidan are about 3 km (2 mi) away. Raja’s Seat, a scenic park with amazing views, is about the same distance as well. Foodies will love that there are several restaurants and cafes that are less than 2 km (1 mi) away.

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Nisarga Thana

Address: Nisarga Thana Home Stay, Sampige katte, opp Electric Power Station(KPTCL),Mysore road., Madikeri, Karnataka 571201

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

6. Copperhill - Luxury Homestay (from USD 73)

Built in the colonial style, this villa is set on a hillside and offers beautiful views of the nearby mountains and lush valleys. Have a picnic at the gazebo on the villa’s lawn to fully appreciate the verdant surroundings. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, so you can post pictures of the beautiful environment on your social media accounts.

Sustainability has an important role here. There are recycling bins for guests’ use and items made from single-use plastic are not available here. The toilets and showers are water-efficient, while most of the lighting here comes from energy-efficient LED bulbs. Meals are prepared using locally sourced produces, most of which are organic.

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Copperhill- A Luxury Homestay

Wifi Available

Address: Tantipala Road, Makkandur.

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities

7. Coorg 4 C's Little Paradise

Set in the heart of a coffee estate, this property offers a slice of paradise. You’ll be surrounded by lush vegetation and rich birdlife, so pack your binoculars and a good camera. The home-cooked breakfast is a treat and you can relish it with a hot cup of local coffee. Young ones are catered to with a kid-friendly buffet.

Wi-Fi is available here, but there is no mobile network except for Airtel and Jio which are limited to calls outside the rooms.

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Coorg 4 C's Little Paradise

8.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 4 C's Little Paradise 4 Cs estate kandanakoli estate off madikeri somwarpeta road coorg district

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities WiFi Available

8. Honey Pot Homes (from USD 48)

If you’re planning to spend long days sightseeing around Coorg, Honey Pot Homes can be your ideal home away from home. Here, you can relax in your private seating area with a beverage in hand. You can also catch up on your favourite shows via the flat-screen TV, which has satellite channels. Then freshen up in the bathroom, where you can choose to have a shower or bath, with free toiletries provided.

There’s a games room with board games and puzzles. Also, young ones can have fun with the outdoor play equipment.

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Honey Pot Homes

Wifi Available

Address: Sandalkad Estate, Ibnivalawadi, Boikeri Post, Mysore Mangalore Highway

Parking Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms Games room

9. StayVista at Firefly By The River (from USD 124)

This property offers delightful views of a nearby river as well as free Wi-Fi and private parking. There is a garden around the property to take in the lovely surroundings.

You can also go further to Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park Coorg, which is about 10 km (6 mi) away. At the park, you can ride an elephant or try to spot wildlife such as deer. If you want to try local cuisine, there are many restaurants or cafes within 22 km (14 mi) of this property.

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StayVista at Firefly By The River with Breakfast

8.1 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Opposite Uma Mahaeshwari Temple, Madalapura Post, Harangi, Kodagu, Coorg

Parking Garden Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities WiFi Available Free WiFi Daily housekeeping

10. Royal Woods Coorg (from USD 85)

At Royal Woods Coorg, you’ll be hosted by Anthony and his family. You’ll get a vegetarian breakfast for you to enjoy during your stay. After your meals, you can take a stroll through the garden to enjoy the surrounding greenery. Free private parking is available, so feel free to bring your car. Madikeri Fort and Raja’s Seat are 10 km (6 mi) away, while Abbey Falls is 16 km (10 mi) from the property.

You can also enjoy free Wi-Fi and a clean bathroom, with slippers and toiletries provided by the hosts.

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Royal Woods Coorg

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Modur Estate Road, Kadagadal Post Via Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Darts

Satisfy your wanderlust in Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar is a great base from which you can explore the wealth of attractions that surround it. Get a quick lesson on pachyderms at Dubare Elephant Camp or have a picnic at Harangi Reservoir. At the end of the day, return to one of these homestays to prepare for your next adventure.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Jacqueline has been a journalist for just over three decades and has spent about half that time writing and editing travel features. She got bitten by the travel bug on her first real holiday...Read more

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