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Back Water Farm House

Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
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Back Water Farm House
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for 3 nights in March and it was wonderful!! So peaceful and quiet, food was amazing and there was so much of it!!! Rooms were big and clean, water is complimentary. There is a small shop about 10 min walk back the road where you can buy juice, snacks and fruit. Take a few books with you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We got the address of this Back Water Farm House from a couple who told us that we are going to a place which is paradise.And the truth, it is paradise.We stayed one day in a homestay and the second on the boat.Everything there was perfect.We were welcomed by the manager s wife,then we were served with food and in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

It's hard to find the superlatives to describe this experience. A boat of your own, no motor just manpower, quiet backwaters full of wild life and local people going about their daily lives. Manu, our chief boatman was so knowledgeable, and was able to spot the wild life long before we did, and the food.....the food! You will not get... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Wow! We had such an incredible time on this back waters trip. The trip included staying on a houseboat for 24 hours. Although the boat was simple, it had everything we needed. There wasn't nothing more idyllic than sitting at the front of the boat while our two boatmen punted along silently through the tranquil backwaters without a motor in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were looking forward to a trip on the canals in Kerela but were unsure who to go with. We were recommended this tour by another traveller and so booked as soon as possible. When we went we were greeted by the friendliest staff, who showed us around the boat and explained the details of the tour.... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed on the farm for 2 peaceful nights & enjoyed fantastic home-cooked food every night. The service was fantastic with the family working there being incredibly helpful & friendly. Our room had a beautiful view being immediately next to the backwaters & we enjoyed sitting on the patio in the comfy 'deckchairs' watching the Chinese fishing nets in action... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

I am speach less after visiting such a beautiful place in Kerala. It's like dream to b and owe such place and spend Ur early retired life. It's like island and never by back water, were v can spend evening boatingand fishing :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Very good food including breakfast lunch and dinner for just 2000! Snug rooms having a view of the WATER! CANOEING available at the Hotel itself! Excellent service and hospiality, hygienic and clean :}

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Kanpur, India
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We planned a family trip this monsoon. This was my 2nd trip to back waters. This time we planned for a stay at some peaceful place unlike last time when we visited at Allepey, Munnar & Thekkady. Hence we chose this farm house which was nearly 25kms from Ernakulam station & 35kms from Allepey. They arranged our pickup at some... More

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

A driver arranged through BWFH picked us up from fort Cochin and took us to the accommodation. The drive was quite hairy at times but we arrived an hour later and cost 600 rp. Our room was very basic but clean and had an outside bathroom. Overlooked the water which was nice. In the afternoon we were taken on a... More

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Additional Information about Back Water Farm House

Also Known As:
Back Water Farm House Hotel Alappuzha
Back Water Farm House Hotel
Back Water Farm House Kerala/Alappuzha, India
Address: Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 70 Specialty lodging in Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cheruvally Back Water Farm House. This waterfront resort is located 23km south of Cochin. You can experience the beauty of the village by cruising in a country boat. The village-born crewmen will take you to explore the hidden beauty of the zig-zag remote venues, the sightseeing at the village neighbourhood, watching the traditional fishing of the villagers, peculiarity of Chines method of fishing trapping, visiting local market, rope making from coconut fibre and all the more a noise-free calm surroundings with A/C and Non A/C guest house will no doubt bring to you an entirely different but palatable taste. We are serving traditional Keralan dishes, accompanied by seafood specialty, bottled water and transfer by car to the resort are free of charge. ... more   less 

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