For more options, look at the KTDC Lake Palace Thekkady and the Paradisa Plantation Retreat. They are 20 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the main center. Wotif also suggests the Greenwoods Resort and the Cardamom County. The first is 16 kilometres away from the center, while the other is 16 kilometres away.
If you'd like to check out some nearby cities, think about Anakkara and Ramakkalmedu. Travel 10 kilometres to the southeast of Kattappana and you'll discover Anakkara. That said, Ramakkalmedu is 15 kilometres to the northeast. Anakkara hotels and apartments include the Beaumont Plantation Retreat and Poetree Sarovar Portico. The Punarjani Ayurvedic Resorts and WindHaven Resort are some of the better ones in Ramakkalmedu.
Hotels in Kattappana start at AU$12 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.