11 Beautiful Boutique Places to Stay in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is a hill station located in the Western part of Karnataka and is often referred to as the land of coffee. The topography of this destination includes gurgling waterfalls, rolling hills, and lush estates. And nestled among the evergreen coffee plantations are these charming boutique stays.

Halli Berri Coffee & Cottages, Athigiri 

The boutique home is nestled amongst the Baba Bundan mountains and is home to a variety of birds and butterflies. It has six cottages, and one cabin, and soon will have tent accommodations, all of which are decorated with antiques from the owner's collection. South Indian and continental cuisine, as well as an open-air coffee shop, are available for dining, and yoga, massage, and spa services are available for relaxation.

Address: Kambihalli Estate, Santaveri Post, State Highway 57, Chikmagalur District, Athigiri, Karnataka

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Primrose Villas, Kaimara

The luxury boutique hotel has villas with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking lush plantations, antique furniture in the Victorian style, and private sit-outs. The property serves European, Chinese, North Indian, and South Indian cuisine, and you can dine under the stars, among the trees, or opt for a private BBQ at your villa. Play a few board games or go on a mountain hike or coffee trail.

Address: Baganeheddal Estate, Kaimara, Karnataka 

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The Captain’s Bungalow, Mudigere

The Captain's Bungalow is ideal for those who enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. Nestled amidst an organic coffee plantation with pepper, cardamom, and Areca nut trees, the eco-friendly estate has three accommodation types. The bungalow with a fireplace can accommodate eight people, the cottages have place for three, and the luxury tents overlooking a water body can house two people. 

Address: Doddankoppa Estate, Javali Post, Taluk, Mudigere, Karnataka 

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Woodway Estate and Homestay, Jakkanahalli

A 90-year-old bungalow transformed into a boutique homestay, there are five aesthetically designed rooms surrounded by rolling hills. The property serves Malnad cuisine and caters to a variety of dietary needs, with everything cooked on firewood stoves. It has a game room and a mini library to keep you occupied.

Address: 8MVF+7RP, Jakkanahalli, Karnataka 

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Kerehaklu Plantation and Eco Retreat, Aldur

Kerehaklu is a 250-acre coffee plantation with fascinating flora, fauna, and fungi. Don’t be surprised if you spot a Gaur, Malabar Giant squirrel, or a barking deer during your stay. Each of the sustainable log cabins features a private balcony and plenty of natural light. Enjoy Malnad staples with vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries for meals and take a plantation tour to understand coffee from bean to cup.

Address: Kerehaklu Estate, Aldur, Karnataka

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Niraamaya Private Residence, Santaveri

The luxurious colonial bungalow is located in a 2000-acre coffee plantation surrounded by tropical trees such as rosewood and silver oak. The accommodation options include a classic room, a premium room, a superior room with mountain views, and a dining room and living area. Enjoy the local cuisine, relax in the private garden, and stroll through the coffee plantations.


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Thippanahalli Homestay, Thippanahalli Estate Road 

The heritage stay, inspired by Victorian architecture, has four aesthetically designed rooms, two of which are new and two refurbished. These rooms' interiors feature a mix of antiques and modern elements with a private sit-out overlooking the plantations. Sip on coffee taking in the view, eat a Malnad meal, bond over a campfire, or go bird spotting in the estate. 

Address: 160, Thippanahalli Estate Rd, Karnataka 

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For reservations, call +919880150774/ +918277177779 or drop a mail at thippanahallihomestay@gmail.com


Arabidacool Bungalow, Chikmagalur

The historic bungalow, perched at 4000 feet above sea level, has four rooms divided into heritage and luxury options furnished with elegant upholstery and equipped with modern amenities. The cuisine options range from regional, North Indian, and continental cuisine with the desserts being the standout. What's more, the property is also pet-friendly.

Address: Mylemoney Estate, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka

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Crepe Ginger, Billagare

Crepe Ginger is a boutique stay with four tastefully designed rooms with chic white decor. These rooms are named after spices and share a living area and a library filled with vintage artefacts. All meals and snacks are served in the dining area, which is enclosed by potted plants, and there are indoor and outdoor games to keep you entertained.

Address: #84, Billagare, Billapura Village, Koppa Taluk, Karnataka 

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Kalgreen Valley, Koppa Taluk

This coffee plantation resort is located 3000 feet above sea level and offers accommodation styles spanning twin cottages, a four-bedroom villa, a beautiful 12-person dormitory, and row houses. At this beautiful property surrounded by greenery, you will enjoy Malnad meals, as well as fishing, boating, unwinding at the pool, and much more.

Address: F96J+FQP, Kalsapur Estate, Koppa Taluk, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 

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For reservations, call or drop a WhatsApp message at +91 9448203021


Coffeeberry Hills, Cassava Hobli

The boutique resort is set amidst a 10-acre coffee plantation that is home to beautiful birds including hornbills, woodpeckers, and quails. You can choose between a superior queen room with a mountain view or a family room overlooking the estate. The property offers a variety of local and other dishes, as well as a BBQ option under the night sky. 

Address: No 262/9; Chikkolale Village, Taluk, Kasaba Hobli, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka 

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Published on: Jan. 24, 2023, midnight Last modified on: Jan. 19, 2023, 3:54 a.m.
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