The whole country is in the grip of coronavirus fear. In a bid to check the spread of coronavirus, 14-day quarantine is mandatory for expatriates and people stranded in other states returning to Kerala. Besides government facilities, people are also availing the service of star hotels and resorts to put themselves in self-isolation.
Anyone returning to the state has the opportunity to choose tourist centres, hotels or resorts for self-isolation. A list of 169 hotels and resorts, which has 4,617 rooms, in the state has been prepared where paid quarantine is available. The guidelines and information relating to selecting hotels in districts of preference are mentioned on the website of NoRKA Roots.
Quarantine facilities at Kumarakom
The resorts of Kumarakom, a tourist hub in Kottayam district, provide quarantine facilities. Tharavadu Heritage Home, KTDC Hotel Tamarind, Taj Hotel, Illikkalam and Manor Backwater, among others are all geared up to welcome guests for paid quarantine.
Tharavadu Heritage Home has air-conditioned rooms with two beds, TV and other essential facilities, and food will be provided at room. As per government directions, people in quarantine have to wash their utensils and clothes. Food will be served as per the hotel’s menu and delicacies will also be prepared according to guests’ requests. For two persons, the paid quarantine rate is Rs 3,600 per day.
Select a resort for quarantine and be at ease
For many, quarantine means mental stress and to a certain extent one can be at ease during the quarantine period by selecting a resort for self-isolation. Staying in a new environment that soothes your mind can help you to relax. Good food and superlative star hotel services can help one to complete quarantine period without any hiccups.
District-wise availability of hotels and rooms
Kottayam: KTDC Hotel Tamarind, AC Road (7); Hotel Aida, Aida Junction (20); Hotel Indraprastha, Kumaraneloor (31); Chrysoberyl, Kanjikuzhi (42); Taj Kumarakom, Kumarakom (13); Royal Riviera Hotel and Resorts, Cheepungal (10); Manor Backwater Resort, Kumarakom (28); Illikkalam Lake Resort, Kumarakom (18) and Tharavadu Heritage Home (10). Total rooms: 179.
Thiruvananthapuram: KTDC Mascot Hotel, Palayam (47); KTDC Samudra Hotel, Kovalam (52); KTDC Chaitram Hotel, Thampanoor (60); Hilton Garden Inn, Punnan Road (70); Hotel South Park, Palayam (50); The Capital, Pulimoodu (36); Hotel Pankaj, Statue (40); Hotel Apollo Dimora, Thampanoor (50); Ridges Hotel, Pattom (30) and Keys, Housing Board Junction (80). Total rooms: 515.
Kollam: KTDC Hotel Tamarind, Asramam (17); Hotel Raviz, Mathilil (93); The Quilon Beach Hotel, Thamarakulam (90); Shah International, Chinnakada (34); Kailas Residency, opposite to NSS Women’s College (18); Illam Residency, Thamarakulam Road (11); Valiyavila Golden Lake, Vadakevila (5); Zodiac Hotel, Hospital Road (10); Hotel Sudarsana, Hospital Junction (21) and Global Backwaters, Kavanadu (5). Total rooms: 304.
Pathanamthitta: Parthasarathy Residency, Pathanamthitta (19); Menaka Residency, Thiruvalla (20); Lal’s Residency, Adoor (16); Hotel New Indraprastha, Adoor (16); Santhi Residency, Central Junction (18); Hills Park, Kumbazha (15); Hotel Raj Royal Residency, Konni (30); Sree Valsam Residency, Panthalam (10) and Hotel Yamuna, Adoor (18). Total rooms: 162.
Alappuzha: KTDC Kumarakom Gateway, Thaneermukkom (34); A R Plaza, Kayamkulam (8); Uday Backwater Resort, Punnamada (42); Diamond Residency, Valiakulam (26); A J Park, Ambalapuzha (37); Hotel Royal Park, YMCA Road (27); Vasundara Sarovar, Vayalar (40); Krishnendu Ayurveda Resort, Chingoli (23); Mugal Beach Resort, Alappuzha (20) and Haveli Backwater/Oxygen, Finishing Point (81). Total rooms: 338.
Idukki: KTDC Tea County, Munnar (62); KTDC Hotel Tamarind, Peerumedu (8); Tree Top, Kumily (20); El Paradiso, Kumily (15); Ambady, Kumily (43); Sterling Resort, Kumily (20); Emerald Inn, New Munnar (19); Silver Tips, Munnar (19); High Range Inn, Munnar (20); Emerald Inn, Anachaal Munnar (19), C7 Hotels, Nallathanni (31); Elixir Hills, Munnar (49) and Lumino Dwellings, Munnar (26). Total rooms: 351.
Ernakulam: KTDC Bolgatty Palace Hotel, Ernakulam (34); Lotus Apart Hotel, opposite to Kochi airport (44); Airport Golf View Hotel and Suites, Nedumbassery (42); Keys Hotel, Kochi (150); IBS Kochi City Center, Kochi (20); Tristar Residency, Maradu (35); Tristar Presidency, Panampilly Nagar (46); Tristar Regency, Kadavantra (34); Alsaba Tourist Home, Cheranellur (12); Ballard Bungalow and Casa Linda, Fort Kochi (19); Hotel Moidu’s, Palarivattom (21); Hala Residency, Paramara Road (29); The Dream Hotel, Edappally Toll (32); Raintree Lodge, Fort Kochi (5); Coastal Residency, IFB Road (8); The Chandy’s Hotel, Edappally (28); Broad and Bean Hotel, Vyttila (45); Ale’s Residency, Padma Junction (86); Chalil Residency, Mamala (25); Arackal Tourist Home, Tripunithura (22); Ascot Hotel, North Railway Station (20); Hotel Excellency, Nedumbassery (40); Hotel Presidency, Ernakulam (60); The Dunes Continental, Lissie Junction (55) and The Dunes Hotels, Doraiswamy Iyer Road (60). Total rooms: 972.
Thrissur: KTDC Nandanam, Guruvayur (45); KTDC Tamarind, East Nada, Guruvayur (5); KTDC Tamarind Easy Hotel, Stadium Road (10); Garuda Express, Karuppam Road (40); Vishnu Garden Resort Chittalappally, Mundur (15); Krishna Inn, Guruvayur (50); Das Continental, T B Road (30); Palm View Residency, Athirappilly (13) and Joy’s Hotels and Resorts, T B Road (60). Total rooms: 268.
Palakkad: KTDC Tamarind, Mannarkkad (10); Hotel Tripenta, Malamppuzha (41); Hill View Tower, Mannarkkad (18); Hotel Gateway, near stadium stand (33); Chilambukadan Tourist Home, Mannarkkad (18); Hotel Ritzy Malabar, Mannarkkad (4); Hotel Indraprastha, near fort maidan (51); Faida Tower, Mannarkkad (15); River Plaza, Pattambi (15); ATS Residency, near DPO (19); ATS Residency, near Prasannalekshmi auditorium (22); Sayoojyam Residency, Robinson Road (32); Annalakhsmi Grand, Stadium Bypass (21); Green Park, near Mission School (20); Hotel Rajadhani, near KSRTC stand (14); Hotel Kairali, neat stadium stand (10); Hotel Sreevalsam, Ovalakkodu (24); Hotel Chitrapuri, Edathara (10) and Hotel Chanakya, Chandra Nagar (8). Total rooms: 385.
Malappuram: KTDC Tamarind, Nilambur (14); KTDC Tamarind, Kondotty (10); Hotel Le Malabar, Perinthalmanna (10), Hotel Grand Residency, Perinthalmanna (8); Changampally Ayurveda Nurisng Home, Valanchery (13); Dr P Alikutty Kottakal Ayurveda Modern Hospital, Kottakal (15); Arya Vaidyasala, Kotttakal (36); Hyde Park, Manjeri (13); Ridges Inn, Kottakal (15); Le Castillo Tourist Home, Karipur (9); Chengara Heritage, Perinthalmanna (2) and Rose International Hotel, Nilambur (10). Total rooms: 155.
Kozhikode: Hotel Nalanda, A G Road (21), International Lodge, near railway station (19); Apex Inn, Res Cross Road (30); Span, Puthiyara (20); Hyson, Bank Road (37); The Gateway, P T Usha Road (70); Hotel Casino, Court Road (24); Hotel Woodies, Kallayi Road (30); Aradhana Tourist Home, Kallayi Road (15) and Atlas Inn, Kallayi Road (30). Total rooms: 296.
Wayanad: KTDC Pepper Groove, Sultan Bathery (11); Vistara Resort, Ambalavayal (15); Seagot Banasura Resort, Kalpetta (6); Green Gates Hotel, Kalpetta (34); Abad Brookside, Lakkidi (30); Contour Island Resort and Spa, Kuttiyamvayal (22); Edakkal Hermitage Resort, Ambalavayal (15); Wayanad Silver Woods, Vythiri (21); Petals Resorts, Vythiri (16) and Windflower Resorts and Spa, Vythiri (25). Total rooms: 195.
Kannur: KTDC Tamarind, Parassinikkadavu (10); Green Park Residency, Thavakara Road (30); Juju International, Payyanur (20); Green Park Hotel, Payyanur (22); Blue Nile Residency, Fort Road (60); Seashell Haris Beach Home, Adikadalayi (10); Manshore Bay Resort, Thottada (11); Coasta Malabari, near Adikadalayi temple (5); Waves Beach Resort, Thottada (4); The Malabar Beach Resort, Beach Resort (8); K K Legacy, Beach Road (4); Sunfun Beach House, Payyambalam (6) and Rainbow Suites, Ballard Road (25). Total rooms: 215.
Kasaragod: Taj Rresorts and Spa, Bekal (66); The Lalit Resorts and Spa, Bekal (37); Hotel Highway Castle, Nullippally (16); Hotel Raj Residency, Kanhangad (40); Hotel Thattil Heritage, Kanhangad (20); Nalanda Resorts, Neeleshwaram (20); Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kanhangad (18); Malabar Ocean Resort, Kanhangad (24); Kannan Beach Resort, Kanhangad (14) and Oyster Opera Resort, Cheruvathur (13). Total rooms: 268.
Information provided by Tharavadu Heritage Home (Phone: +91 94470 65887)