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Vembanad House

Puthankayal, | Muhamma P.O, Alappuzha 688525, India
Vembanad House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We spent a wonderful 3 nights at Vembanad House in January. We opted not to do a houseboat stay and were very glad that we stayed at Vembanad, which is located on a small backwater canal in a small community about 12 kms from Allepey. The house is only accessible by boat (about a 10 minute ride from the roadhead).... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We expected a few days at Vembanad House to be a relaxing spell after a hectic 2 weeks in the Delhi-Agra-Rajasthan area, and that is exactly what it was. The other T.A. reviews describe it well. The charming and hospitable Sandhya and “her boys”, look after you very well. We particularly enjoyed her homestyle Kerala cooking, three meals per day.... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My family & I stayed at 'Vembanad House' on the 4&5 October 2014. Frankly, i was a little skeptial about 'Homestay' concept since i never experienced it earlier, especially since i was travelling with my family (with my 6 yr old daughter) and i wanted to give them a good holiday. I must say that i am glad i picked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here for one night. Vembanad House is located on the shore of Lake Vembanad south of Cochin near Alleppey (Allappuzha) and is a lovely and stylish homestay with four rooms and an outdoor restaurant all on one level. The fixtures and fittings here are a cut above the usual Keralan homestay. There are hammocks on the lawn by... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

This is a beautiful home and the owners and their son are charming people. We had excellent food, and plenty of it. During the day we lounged around, reading or looking out over the lake, watching birds...There is a lovely boat ride into the backwaters where everyone rushes out to wave and say hello. I had a walk into the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Accommodation is in the charming old family house which is typical of Kerala. It is in its own grounds beside the backwater lake. These grounds are magnificent for idling the time away and you can be on your own despite other guests. There are plenty of places to sit and a hammock to lie in and just watch the lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This home stay appears very special. The setting by the lake is amazing. Very quiet and peaceful, the crows being the only disturbance! Take a trip in a snake boat up the back waters and see where the locals live. The view at dawn over the lake with the fishermen at work will live long in the memory. The food... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Awesome place to enjoy backwater and observe kerala village life. Great service and food. Beautiful quiet location away from the honking vehicles and crowds. We all had a greate time. Good place to start house boat trip. Definetly go back and will spend more time on our next trip to india.

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Kodaikanal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Stayed here with my girlfriend and it was in short - awesome. A great place with an awesome view and an amazing host to go along with it. There's not a lot to do around here but it's a really nice place to chill at. In short, it was the best homestay I've stayed at.

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Pau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

a beautiful house set by Vembanad lake, a very romantic place, so peaceful we spent one night there, had a great dinner and breakfast, went on the lake on a traditional boat,visited a hindu temple in the village five rooms in a totally renovated house, great service. a thrilling experience

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