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Nehru Trophy Road,Konnakapalli Building, Alappuzha 688006, India
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River Queen Houseboats
Ranked #34 of 59 Hotels in Alappuzha
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We always wanted to stay in a houseboat when on a trip to kerala. River Queen was suggested by my travel agent and we booked a single houseboat for a night. We checked in at around 11AM-12PM. The room was not clean and the bed lined not worth the money. Toilet was ok but water was scare. We were immediately... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The bedroom was clean and had enough space for two, however bathroom was not clean and it was stinking. The rooms had very bad ventilation and is dark, do not expect the AC to be turned on all time. Although we enjoyed the nature while boat was moving till sunset, but time after sunset was horrible and boring as there... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I was shocked when I entered the houseboat. It was old and dirty. Bedroom and bathroom was too small and suffocating. Although we enjoyed the nature while boat was moving till sunset, but time after sunset was horrible. They parked the boat somewhere, it was all dark and full of mosquitoes. TV was not working. We booked it through Yatra.com... More 

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This was our first experience of spending a day in a houseboat. Ours was a single room boat with a big bathroom, a dining area and a balcony on top of it. My wife was very content that the boat had glass boundaries at the dining area and was therefore safe for our 2yr kid. Balcony was comparatively unsafe for... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Excellent food provided on boat. The staff - a driver, and two cooks which were there with us throughout were very polite. Rooms were clean. Nicely maintained. There was TV with a normal cable connection which was not that clear. The remote provided with the dvd player did not have cells, so it did not work! The dining area was... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It was a decent houseboat ... staff was helpful and food was good. Rooms were tiny as would be in any houseboat ... cleanliness could be better. Houseboat had TVs but without satellite connections … they did provide some pre-loaded movies in USB (You really need them as night come early and you cannot do much reading as light is... More 

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New Delhi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

To start with the good part about the Boat.... 1. Clean Rooms - The rooms are as good as you can expect in a 3/4 star hotel 2. decent food 3. the lounge and dining area and overall boat was enclosed so no flies mosquitoes getting in 4. Good lunch / dinner ......poor breakfast 5 the driver went fishing when... More 

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Bangalore
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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I want to start writing with the fact that this was so bad, we wanted to runaway from the houseboat, by whatever means possible. I had booked a houseboat through makemytrip.com for meridien houseboat. The boat was supposed to pick us up at 12:00 clock but never showed up till 1:00 PM. The boat was very dirty, old, cheap, and... More 

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Delhi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We booked river queen houseboats through a travel company planning our trip. We stayed in the houseboat for one night. It was nothing short of a nightmare. We were three adults squeezed into one tiny room. The extra bed was actually a mattress on the floor. The floor of the houseboat was very dirty and there were also cockroaches. The... More 

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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

The river queen house boats is really an experience in its own that cannot be imitated anywhere. It was a part of our 7 day tour in the greeneries ( arranged by Antilog vacations which gave a very good service).We stayed at many places but this was different. Traditionally the houseboats have been called Kettuvallam in Kerala which literally means... More 

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Address: Nehru Trophy Road,Konnakapalli Building, Alappuzha 688006, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
River Queen Houseboats Kerala/Alappuzha, India

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