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Ayanat Parayil, Thykattussery 688528, India
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A big Thank you to Johnny and Rani for the day we spent in their house. The hospitality was really exceptional and so much was shared with us with a complete availability; The house is simply great surrounded by a wonderful garden (that only Johnny could explain so well) as well as a lake on which we got the opportunity... More

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Dear David and Family, Thank you for the kind words of appreciation. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family on your short visit. Keep in touch Regards Rani and Johnny More

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Johnny and Rani were welcoming,friendly and articulate hosts. They both know so much about the history,politics, and culture of India--our dinner conversations were not only fascinating but lots of fun--Johnny is a true storyteller --funny and charming. The house is spotless,architecturally and historically very interesting with big windows overlooking gardens of exotic fruit,spice and nut trees . We picked cashews... More

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Sydney
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6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

My wife Lyn & I enjoyed our stay at Ayanat House. The hospitality shown by Rani & Johnny was exceptional and we were enlightended by the history and geography of the state of Kerala and the surroundings during our many conversations. The typical local Kerala meals served were exceptional and thoroughly enjoyable. We would have no hesitation in recommending a... More

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I had a wonderful stay at Ayanat House. I can only describe my experience in superlatives. From the beginning when I was first greeted by Johnny and Rani, I felt that I was staying with friends. The house is large and spacious and with traditional charm and modern touches. The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is a short... More

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We had an absolutely brilliant stay, Rani and Johnny were excellent hosts. If you want a place to relax and chill this is where you need to be. We stayed two nights which wasn't long enough and we will certainly return for a longer break. Nothing was too much trouble, the food was excellent and the house was amazing. It... More

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Dear bob and Sue. Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. Love from all at Ayanat House More

Shoreham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Ayanat House is the perfect end to a holiday in Kerala. It draws together in one place all the best about South India. It is located on the lake, part of the famous backwaters. It is set in the shade of palm trees with mahogany and teak close by. The Art-Deco house is spacious and offers comfort and personal service... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Johnny and Rani have preserved the heritage of the old family homes of Kerala in a most authentic manner. Going back to Kerala after almost after almost 20 years, it brought back memories of childhood holidays. Their home is spacious and a perfect place to laze and unwind. The food is to die for. And Johhny and Rani are the... More

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New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We recently spent 2 nights at Ayanat House, towards the end of a 2 week tour through southern India. The warmth and hospitality shown us by John and Rani, were beyond all our expectations. They make all efforts to accommodate your individual interests, which for us included a visit to the local school and a cooking lesson at their home... More

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

My wife and I spent over a month in India on our first trip. We stayed in a number of hotels, home stays, bed and breakfasts. Ayanat House by far exceeded anything we experienced on our trip. The location, food and hospitality which we were fortunate to experience in Johny and Rani's house was most memorable. The location was very... More

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Bay Area, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

John and Rani are charming, the accommodations quiet, spacious and homey, the food delicious and the surrounding area beautiful--their home is right on the backwaters of Cochin. Staying at Ayanat House was also a great way to learn the local history and the current state of affairs of Kerala as well as India since our hosts knowledgeably answered all of... More

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Address: Ayanat Parayil, Thykattussery 688528, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thykattussery
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4

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